The current prevalence of Alzheimer's in China is about 5 percent in people aged over 65, and the rate soars dramatically among people aged over 80, to 20 percent.
The work is not for the faint-hearted, reports Cui Jia from Urumqi and Kashgar.
Children in a township with a chemical factory are suffering from excessive amounts of lead.
Communities, doctors rush to help as blast kills more than 70 workers.
Summer is the peak time for tourists in Qingdao, a coastal city in Shandong province dubbed China's "sailing capital".
Program taps Chinese nurses to plug staffing shortages in the West.
Giant pandas born overseas learn to adapt back in China.
Calls are growing for Japan to take full responsibility for its 'comfort women' sex crimes during the war.
A scandal involving a university professor's alleged sexual harassment of a student is refueling debate over abuse on Chinese campuses.
More than 2,000 foreigners who head to Shaolin Temple every year to learn kung fu. The number of visitors usually peaks during the summer vacation.
More than 2,000 foreigners who head to Shaolin Temple every year to learn kung fu.
Chinese peacekeepers work the ground as part of the country's increasingly important role in UN peacekeeping efforts, report Zhang Yan and Wang Qian.