Authorities are investigating rice mills in southern China following tests that found almost half of the staple grain in one of the country's largest cities was contaminated with a toxic metal.
Health May 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
There is no evidence that the deadly H7N9 bird flu has yet spread between humans in China but health authorities must be ready for the virus to mutate at any time, a top US virologist has warned.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A Chinese city is set to ban minors from having cosmetic surgery under draft rules aimed at tackling the country's growing obsession with going under the knife, an official statement said.
Other Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Dozens of pet birds smuggled from southern China into Taiwan tested positive for the deadly H5N1 avian flu virus and were destroyed, Taiwanese authorities said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 17, 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
A new study published in the journal Respirology reveals that dust storms have an adverse effect on emergency hospital admission for chronic lung disease, often known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Health Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The combination of chemotherapy and radiation significantly improved the 5-year overall survival of patients with stage II nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC), according to a phase III study published Nov. 4 in the Journal of ...
Cancer Nov 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Nearly half of pregnant women do not get tested for syphilis in poor areas of southern China where the sexually transmitted disease has seen a resurgence, researchers said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In a study recently published in Cancer Research, Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) researchers found a protein that could help predict the spread of the head and neck cancer nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC); this protein ...
Cancer Jun 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0