HEALTH

 

Greater access to latest treatments in China



HEALTH, EAST MEETS WEST February 27, 2017


The news is positive for both drug companies and consumers. Photo credit - Pixabay Basic Chinese health plans will now give greater access to a range of treatments. That's because China's Ministry of Human Resources and Social S...

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'Uber for bikes' comes to Cambridge thanks to Chinese company



BUSINESS, CHINA , HEALTH, UK, CULTURE, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST February 23, 2017


Cambridge residents enjoying the benefits of cycling. Picture credit: London RU China's 'Uber for bikes' is going to drop 500 bicycles on Cambridge.   Didi-backed Ofo, China's largest bike-sharing operator, doesn't have do...

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Vitamin D supplements 'the key to beating colds and flu', study finds



HEALTH, UK, FOOD, EAST MEETS WEST February 16, 2017


New research by scientists at the Queen Mary University of London claims that taking Vitamin D supplements is not only beneficial for healthy bones and muscles but also helps to stave off colds and flu.   The study consist...

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Greater Cooperation for UK / China Healthcare



CHINA , HEALTH, UK February 14, 2017


The UK has been trying hard to market itself as a leader in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. Photo credit - Pixabay British Minister for Asia and the Pacific, Alok Sharma, is in China - hoping to help boost ties betw...

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EU smog '25 times worse' than Chinese



CHINA , HEALTH, UK February 13, 2017


German factories seen on a misty morning. Photo credit - Pixabay   New research has shown that air pollution in the European Union could be as much as 25 times more toxic than that found in China.   The study, which ...

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