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China’s Burning Rock Biotech completes Series C financing of RMB 850 million

Feb 15, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Burning Rock Biotech, which was founded in 2014 and focuses on NGS (Next-Generation Sequencing) diagnostics solutions for precision medicine in oncology, today announced the closing of the Series C financing totaling RMB 850 million. The financing was led by GIC, followed by LYFE Capital, CMB International Capital, Lilly Asia Ventures (LAV), Sequoia Capital China and T&Brothers...
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DSM sets up vitamin E joint venture with China's Nenter

Jan 30, 2019 , Reuters
DSM NV, the Dutch nutrition company, said on Tuesday it would set up a joint venture with Chinese biochemicals company Nenter & Co. to manufacture vitamin E, paying Nenter 135 million euros ($154.45 million) to acquire its facilities in China....
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Italy drugmaker Zambon ready to splash out in U.S., China push

Jan 25, 2019 , Reuters
Italian drugmaker Zambon is looking to China and the U.S. to grow its respiratory and nervous system portfolio and could spend more than 100 million euros ($114 million) on the right acquisition, its chief executive said....
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Merck, Tencent enter strategic collaboration on intelligent digital health services in China

Jan 25, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Yesterday, Merck, a German multinational pharmaceutical, chemical and life sciences company, and Tencent, a Chinese multinational investment holding conglomerate, signed a strategic collaboration agreement. The collaboration will primarily focus on increasing public disease awareness and providing more accessible healthcare services via digital platforms in...
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China to crack down on health care violations: state media

Jan 24, 2019 , Reuters
China will step up its fight against "irregularities" in the sale of healthcare products after a series of scandals in the industry in recent months, state media reported on Thursday, citing senior officials....
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Merck and Tencent enter strategic collaboration on intelligent digital health services in China

Jan 24, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Yesterday, Merck, a German multinational pharmaceutical, chemical and life sciences company and Tencent, a Chinese multinational investment holding conglomerate signed a strategic collaboration agreement.  The collaboration will primarily focus on increasing public disease awareness and providing more accessible healthcare services via digital platforms in...
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Scientist Who Used Gene Editing On Human Embryos Likely To Face Criminal Charges In China

Jan 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
China acknowledged the births and the fate of He Jiankui for the first time Monday. The Chinese ministry said it "resolutely opposed He's work,'' but the global science community argues He’s case underscores China’s lack of updated laws governing genetic...
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Ping An Good Doctor’s 'Voiceprint Lock' achieves login success rate of close to 99%

Jan 23, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Ping An Good Doctor, a one-stop healthcare ecosystem platform from China, recently announced that their “Voiceprint Login System” (“Voiceprint Lock”), jointly developed with Unisound, an intelligent voice and language technology company in China, has achieved a login success rate close to 99%. The breakthrough came after several model optimisations and...
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Chinese authorities say world's first gene-edited babies were illegal

Jan 22, 2019 , CNN Health
Authorities in China say experiments which led to the birth of the world's first gene-edited babies broke the country's laws, state-run Xinhua news reported Monday....
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China reports African swine fever outbreak in Ningxia region

Jan 21, 2019 , Reuters
China's agriculture ministry on Sunday reported a new African swine fever outbreak in the northwestern region of Ningxia....
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Can Drinking Oolong Tea Help Prevent Breast Cancer?

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a recent study published in the journal Anticancer Research, Saint Louis University scientists, together with a visiting scientist from Fujian Medical University in China, have discovered evidence that oolong tea can lead to DNA damage of breast cancer cells and inhibit the growth and progression......
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China has culled more than 900,000 pigs due to African swine fever

Jan 16, 2019 , Reuters
China has culled 916,000 pigs after around 100 outbreaks of African swine fever in the country, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday, as the disease continues to spread to new regions and larger farms....
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Chinese police begin new probe into expired vaccines

Jan 14, 2019 , Reuters
Police in China's eastern province of Jiangsu have begun an investigation after at least 145 children received expired polio vaccines, the Global Times said on Monday, a new blow to a sector hit by a series of scandals last year....
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China reports African swine fever outbreak in Gansu province

Jan 14, 2019 , Reuters
China's agriculture ministry on Sunday said a new outbreak of African swine fever had been confirmed in Gansu province in the northwest of the country....
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African swine fever hits farms in China's Jiangsu province: Xinhua

Jan 13, 2019 , Reuters
A new outbreak of African swine fever has hit two farms in Jiangsu province in eastern China, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, as the highly contagious disease continues to spread through the world's largest hog herd....
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China could lift life expectancy by nearly three years if it meets WHO smog standards: study

Jan 12, 2019 , Reuters
China could raise average life expectancy by 2.9 years if it improves air quality to levels recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO), according a new study from a U.S. research group....
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New research shows Coke has led efforts by US junk food companies to shape China's obesity policy

Jan 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
Coca-Cola has led efforts by American junk food companies, including PepsiCo, Nestle and McDonald's, to quietly shape China's nutrition policy to favor exercise over healthier eating in curbing the nation's obesity problem, new research...
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Traditional players take 2018 funding lead but China, other international cities gaining steam in StartUp Health report

Jan 10, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
San Francisco, New York and Boston topped the funding charts this year but Beijing was on their...
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Unethical experiments' painful contributions to today's medicine

Jan 10, 2019 , CNN Health
Chinese scientist He Jiankui sent shockwaves around the world last year with his claim that he had modified twin babies' DNA before their birth. The modification was made with gene editing tool CRISPR-Cas9, he said, and made the babies resistant to HIV. Scientists from China and around the world spoke out about the experiment, which many say was unethical and not needed to prevent the virus. The scientist had also been warned by peers not to go down this path....
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Ascensia taps China's POCTech to launch its first CGM this year

Jan 09, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Ascensia will launch a version of POCTech's device this year, then collaborate on co-developing the next...
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