The extracts of the leaves of three medicinal plants were found to be promising against seven types of cancers, according to researchers in Singapore.
Scientists in China have identified an active ingredient in rose myrtle that could be used to treat antibiotic-resistant bacteria infections.
Researchers in Hong Kong have developed a quick and simple method to authenticate species of mushrooms used in traditional Chinese medicine.
A known mutagen associated with kidney and urinary tract cancers, aristolochic acid has now been linked to liver cancers as well.
Scientists in Hong Kong have demonstrated that proprietary Chinese medicines contain a range of substances that can have adverse effects on health.