The health check requires personal information, including a family history of disease and the patient's previous treatment records. A blood test covers contagious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and syphilis.
Growing calls for potential couples to take tests. Only 7 percent of couples that married in Beijing in 2011 underwent a premarital medical check, but the figure was closer to 100 percent a decade ago.
Eleven top Chinese pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare professionals were honored in Beijing with the 13th Wu Jieping-Paul Janssen Medical & Pharmaceutical Award for their leadership and innovation.
A piercing fire alarm woke people up at midnight. Inside the factory some workers were rushing about with extinguishers. Flames were sweeping through an office. Professional fire fighters were on their way.
The fashion house Hermes provides a glimpse behind the scenes of how it produces its iconic products.Hermes homes in
Cats have prowled the streets of Rome since ancient times, more recently finding refuge with an association of volunteers who have lovingly tended to thousands of strays over the years amid the ruins of a site where Brutus is thought to have stabbed Julius Caesar in 44 B.C.