Agricultural authorities in northwest China have culled about 95,000 chickens after an outbreak of the H5N1 bird flu virus, state press reported Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- China's State Food and Drug Administration has suspended the sale of 13 drugs that it says are believed to have been made with capsules that contain excessive chromium.
Medications Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In China, life expectancy should reach 74.5 years by 2015, Chinese Health Minister Chen Zhu said on Thursday.
Health Apr 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Phys.org) -- A report in the journal Nature on the extent of unapproved stem-cell treatments in China has found that the practice is still widespread and is attracting thousands of medical tourists to the country.
Health Apr 12, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A six-year-old Cambodian girl has died from bird flu, the World Health Organization said Monday, in the country's second fatality from the virus this year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Despite more than 200 000 eye doctors in practice around the globe, capacity is not keeping pace with the growing demands of ageing populations and the current needs of developing countries, finds research published online ...
Ophthalmology Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- China will abolish the transplanting of organs from executed prisoners within five years and try to spur more citizens to donate, a top health official says.
Other Mar 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(AP) -- The head of the World Health Organization urged China on Tuesday to bolster controls on tobacco in a country where half of adult males smoke.
Health Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Executed prisoners were still the main source of organs used in transplant operations in China due to the lack of voluntary donations, a top health official was quoted saying Wednesday.
Other Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
One of the world's leading researchers into spinal cord injuries says China could hold the key to a cure that he has been searching for since he met late actor Christopher Reeve in the 1990s.
Medical research Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- China on Sunday reported its second bird flu fatality in a month following deaths last week in Vietnam and Cambodia.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
AIDS killed 28,000 people in China last year, and another 48,000 new infections from the HIV virus were discovered in the country, according to an official report on Saturday.
HIV & AIDS Jan 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Pregnant women and mothers pushing strollers were among more than 1,500 protesters who took to the streets in Hong Kong Sunday to oppose the growing number of mainland Chinese giving birth in the city.
Other Jan 15, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
As incomes rise around the world, health experts expect a more troubling figure to increase as well: the number of diabetics in developing countries.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A bus driver in southern China who contracted the bird flu virus died Saturday, health authorities said, in the nation's first reported human case of the deadly disease in 18 months.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0