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Smoking Kills One In Three Young Men In China

Two nationwide surveys have shown that one in three young men in China will die from smoking-related causes.

Chinese Women Who Opt For Plastic Surgery Have Lower Self-Esteem

A survey reveals that young Chinese women who opt for plastic surgery have lower self-esteem and self-efficacy than the general population.

Smoking: A Major Cause Of Cancer Among Chinese Men

A nationwide study has found that smoking causes 23 percent of all cancer incidents in China, urging calls for a widespread smoking cessation movement.

Neonatal HBV Vaccination Reduces Liver Cancer Risk

A follow-up study spanning 30 years shows that vaccinating babies against HBV reduces their risk of liver disease in adulthood.

Twins Provide Clues For Fighting Cancer

Researchers who analyzed the genomes of a pair of twins have identified a novel drug target for treating recurring and deadly malignancies.

Coding Variants Not Major Determinant Of Psoriasis Risk, Study

Scientists have found that gene variants representing protein-coding changes may play only a small part in the genetic risk for psoriasis.

Elderly Chinese Women Fare Worse Than Men In China, Study

The first major report from a massive survey of Chinese adults over the age of 45 reveals that older women are much more likely to be in poor health than men.

Gene Variations Linked To Lung Cancer In Asian Women

An international group of scientists has identified three genetic regions that predispose Asian women who have never smoked to lung cancer.

Scientists Find Genes Linked To Blindness

Singapore scientists have identified three new genes associated with Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness in Chinese people.