What can the health care industry, and patients, expect for the coming year?
Health authorities worry that travel and food preparations for the Lunar New Year will cause cases of H7N9 to grow
A new study from researchers in China and Singapore shows that a fatal hypersensitivity to the drug dapsone is based in genetics, and can be assessed before the drug is prescribed.
For the first time ever, the World Health Organization has approved a Chinese vaccine for U.N. distribution.
In China, rapid economic growth has lead to a populace that is wealthier, but not necessarily healthier, thanks to lifestyle diseases such as diabetes.
As Obamacare dominates the news in America, China enjoys the benefits of its own government-sponsored health insurance.
The UK drug company GSK is still under investigation of illegally bribing hospitals and doctors in China in order to increase sales.
Officials from the World Health Organization warn that the new H7N9 strain of the bird flu virus that has emerged over the last month in China is one of the deadliest flu viruses so far, due to its ability to jump more easily from birds to humans than the last strain, H5N1, that wreaked havoc in 2003.
Since this new H7N9…
Smog is a health issue in many cities around the world. Some countries, however, are disproportionately plagued by the issue of pollution - China, for example, endures consistent reports of haze, dense particulate matter, and airborne industrial discharges. In fact, the World Bank reports that more than three quarters of the
International health insurance giant, Bupa International, continue to focus their development in the Asia region with particular interest in the China market. There have been a number of successes and announcements recently supporting Bupa International's move and focus. One of the more recent developments involves…