New anemia drug gets China approval2021-10-18
Roxadustat, a domestically developed first-in-class Class 1 medicine, has received approval from the National Medical Products Administration, making China the first country that has greenlighted the oral medicine used for treatment of anemia caused by chronic kidney disease.
Stem cells do not exist in adult hearts: study2021-10-18
A study published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reached a disappointing conclusion: heart steam cells that might have repaired the heart muscle after a heart attack did not exist in adults.
Gene scientists debate ethics of experiment2021-10-18
The National Health Commission and the Ministry of Science and Technology issued a statement on Wednesday saying they are paying a lot of attention to the case of two gene-edited babies.
Invention helps to set proper doses of antibiotics2021-10-18
Chinese scientists have developed a prototype instrument to quickly determine the level of antibiotic resistance in cells infecting a patient, thereby allowing more precise administration of the drugs.
Gene editing experiment generates controversy2021-10-18
A Chinese scientist's attempt to produce the world's first gene-edited babies who are immune to HIV has sparked heated controversy among those in academia and the public.
Low-cost drugs may be effective cancer prevention tools: study2021-10-18
Inexpensive drugs, aspirin and a purified omega-3 called EPA, can reduce the number of pre-cancerous polyps in patients found to be at high risk of developing bowel cancer, according to a study released Tuesday by the University of Leeds.
Pain-free childbirth to be promoted2021-10-18
China will launch a pilot program aimed at getting more women to give birth naturally with painkillers to reduce the frequency of C-sections.