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674 Articles Matching "china"

Spike in banned ozone-eating CFC gases linked to China in new research

May 23, 2019 , CNN Health
A mystery source of banned, ozone-destroying chemicals has been pinpointed to eastern China....
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Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis

May 23, 2019 , Reuters
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
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China has been emitting illegal greenhouse gas that destroys ozone layer, scientists find

May 23, 2019 , CNBC Health
China accounted for 40% to 60% of the global increase in trichlorofluoromethane, or CFC-11, emissions between 2014 and 2017, a study...
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We need to resolve ethics of CRISPR technology as China awaits third genetically modified baby

May 22, 2019 , CNBC Health
The scientific community is now struggling to grapple with the ethics of human germline editing as another woman pregnant with a gene-edited baby is soon due to give...
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Trade War With China Threatens To Make Problems With Generic Medicine Worse

May 21, 2019 , Forbes
More evidence emerges that our reliance on generic medicine from China and India puts us all at...
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Genus shares surge on deal to market gene-edited pigs in China

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
British livestock genetics firm Genus agreed on Thursday to license its know-how on virus-resistant pigs to Beijing Capital Agribusiness Co Ltd, which will seek regulatory approval for the pigs in the world's biggest pork market....
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U.S. to begin testing sick, dead pigs for fatal hog virus ravaging China

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Department of Agriculture within weeks will begin testing sick and dead pigs for a hog virus that has killed herds across Asia in an effort to minimize devastation if the disease enters the United States, the agency said on Thursday....
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Ping An Good Doctor and Wyeth partner to bring one-stop nutrition and healthcare solutions

May 16, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Ping An Good Doctor, China’s one-stop healthcare ecosystem platform, announced that it will be forming a strategic cooperation with Wyeth Nutrition, a nutrition and health company that is part of the Nestlé Group. What’s it...
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Top vaccine makers Merck and Pfizer target China and older adults next

May 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
The four companies that now dominate global vaccine sales are Merck, Pfizer, Sanofi Pasteur and...
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Hong Kong reports African swine fever case

May 11, 2019 , Reuters
Hong Kong government confirmed an African swine fever case on Friday night, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China's borders....
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China's transgender people driven to self-medicate, report says

May 11, 2019 , CNN Health
Largely forgotten by China's health system, young transgender men and women are turning to dangerous alternatives such as a black market drugs and even life-threatening self surgery, according to a new report....
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Disease to cut China pig meat output by at least 10 percent: FAO

May 10, 2019 , Reuters
An African Swine Fever outbreak is expected to cut China's pig meat output by at least 10 percent in 2019 and present opportunities for producers elsewhere, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization said on Thursday....
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Could Your Home County Be A Measles Hotspot?

May 10, 2019 , WebMD
As well as identifying the 25 U.S. counties at greatest risk for measles outbreaks, the researchers pinpointed the countries that contribute most to measles risk in the United States: India, China, Mexico, Japan, Ukraine, Philippines and...
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Trade frictions raise questions about China's fentanyl promise

May 10, 2019 , Reuters
China has pledged to stem a flood of the synthetic opioid fentanyl onto America's streets, where it kills thousands of people a month, but U.S. security experts are skeptical about whether Beijing is willing, or even able, to follow through....
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China Cosmetic Surgery Site So-Young Soars Again After IPO

May 04, 2019 , Forbes
So-Young investor Trustbridge is also involved in the upcoming Nasdaq listing of China e-commerce site...
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Shanghai-headquartered QTC Care raises $7M in series A funding

Apr 30, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Established in the US in 2013, Shanghai-headquartered QTC Care, a healthcare platform that uses AI to streamline treatment recovery and disease prevention, announced that it has raised $7M in series A funding. The investment was led by a Chinese internet giant, Tencent, followed by several other top investors in...
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China to ban imports of pigs from Cambodia due to African swine fever

Apr 30, 2019 , Reuters
China will ban imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Cambodia, its customs said on Monday, after the Southeast nation reported its first case of the highly-contagious disease....
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Tencent-backed online healthcare platform Trusted Doctor secures $250M

Apr 27, 2019 , Mobile Health News
China's Tencent Trusted Doctor, a venture backed by tech giant Tencent Holdings, announced that it had raised $250M in a fundraising round. The investment was led by Country Garden Holdings, Tencent Holdings and Sequoia Capital, Tencent Trusted Doctor said in a statement. The fundraising marked the first investment since the entity was formed through a merger of Tencent Doctorwork and Trusted Doctors last...
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Scientists with ties to China ousted from US cancer center amid fears of foreign influence

Apr 26, 2019 , CNN Health
A leading cancer research center in Houston, Texas has taken action against a handful of faculty members for sharing confidential information and failing to disclose foreign ties, according to statements from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center....
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Bayer says it is looking into established drugs strategy

Apr 26, 2019 , Reuters
Bayer is looking into future options for its established drugs business, partly because of price pressure in China, the German company's head of pharmaceuticals said on Thursday....
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