News tagged with health industry

Beijing raises cigarette tax to deter smoking

China will more than double the tax on tobacco to 11 percent, the government announced Friday, as authorities try to deter smoking in the world's largest producer and consumer of tobacco.

May 08, 2015
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Joint search for new antibiotics

The WHO has identified antibiotic resistance as one of the three biggest threats to human health. Without new antibiotics, we risk returning to a situation in which every infection is life-threatening. The combined expertise ...

Apr 28, 2015
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