Life expectancy rises in China

2012-08-10 10:21:05

China's average life expectancy rose to 74.83 years as of the end of 2010, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

Draft regulation targets patient privacy

2012-08-10 10:05:05

Health departments should protect patients' privacy and refrain from leaking their personal information and related materials.

Feature: Medicines Without Borders provides healthcare to Dhaka slum community

2012-08-10 09:53:09

Since April 2010, the Medicines Without Borders has been providing free healthcare to thousands of slum dwellers.

Nutritional supplements reduce earthquake stress

2012-08-10 09:44:13

Nutritional supplements of healthy ingredients can help people through the stress of earthquakes and their aftermath.

FDA approves new med to treat rare leukemia

2012-08-10 09:42:14

The US FDA approved Marqibo to treat adults with a rare type of leukemia called Philadelphia chromosome negative ALL.

Store owner serves free tea in summer

2012-08-09 17:05:58

Ding Liangyou, 85, the owner of a small grocery store in Nantong, Jiangsu, has been serving passersby free patchouli tea every summer for 6 years.

Child heart device keeps 90 percent children alive

2012-08-09 14:13:45

The heart pump for children, which provides life-saving bridge to transplantation, is very useful as it can keep 90 percent of children alive.

Nestle formula making babies sick: Australian parents

2012-08-09 13:25:17

Nestle is conducting tests on one of its new baby formula products after receiving complaints that it was making children sick with diarrhea and vomit.

Long term US/SA AIDS plan announced during Clinton visit

2012-08-09 13:14:50

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton joined South Africa's Minister of Health in a visit to the Delft South Clinic in Cape town.

Beijing Restaurant Week to kick off

2012-08-08 16:16:06

Restaurant Week is coming back, with even a larger selection of the best restaurants in town.

Australia assists Indonesia in fighting HIV

2012-08-08 14:35:58

The Australian government has provided 26 million US dollars financial aids to help Indonesia improve access to HIV services in Papua.

1/3 Canadians without necessary health care

2012-08-08 14:28:32

More than one-third of Canadians have not obtained needed health care because of insufficient insurance coverage.