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Monkey See, Monkey Do: Mimicking COVID-19 in Macaques

A rhesus macaque model of COVID-19 suggests that primates can shed SARS-CoV-2 virus from the nose and stool for nearly a month after infection.

High Blood Pressure In China Spiraling Out Of Control

More and more people in China are suffering from high blood pressure, but proper medication to manage the disease is often lacking.

Almost A Million Chinese Died From Preventable Cancers In 2013

Nearly half of cancer deaths in China are attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors such as smoking or alcohol use.

Cut Calories To Prevent Deadly Blood Vessel Bursts

Calorie intake could be an effective, yet simple way for the early prevention of abdominal aortic aneurysms.

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.

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.

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 Create Map For Doomsday Pathway In Cells

In the latest issue of the journal Cell, Chinese researchers unravel important steps of the necrosis pathway previously unknown to researchers.

Diarrhea-Causing Enterotoxin Receptor May Be Linked To ADHD

Chinese scientists have discovered that ADHD and other neuropsychiatric disorders may be caused by the abnormal function of a diarrhea-causing enterotoxin receptor.