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Tai chi may be more effective than aerobic exercise in relieving pain

Tai chi was showed to offer greater benefits when compared with aerobic exercise of the same intensity and duration, in the treatment of fibromyalgia.

World's first global index on China's biopharma industry launched in U.S.

The Loncar China BioPharma Index (LCHINA) is the world's first global benchmark to track the growth of China's biopharma industry.

Food wasted in China could feed 30-50 million

Vegetables top the list of food waste, following by rice and noodles, and meat.

Agricultural high-tech zone in Chongqing

New hi-tech zones inject vitality to China's innovation drive

China embraces modern agriculture

The increased use of large machinery and high-tech equipment has helped Chinese farmers reduce grain losses in harvesting.

Top science authority to be given wider role

The ministry will lead efforts to build a national-level management platform for science and technology as well as a procedure to coordinate, assess and oversee program funding.

Chinese scientists analyze human brain's "CPU"

Chinese scientists have analyzed the developmental landscape of the human prefrontal cortex (PFC), considered the CPU of the human brain, to get a better understanding of the organ.

Chinese scientists discover protein that facilitates transmission of Zika virus

Chinese scientists have found that LTRIN, a protein obtained from the salivary glands of Aedes aegypti, or yellow fever mosquito, facilitates the transmission of the Zika virus.

New chemotherapy strategy to combat metastatic breast cancer

Standard chemotherapy is unable to differentiate cancer cells from normal cells. A nanodevice has been developed with selective toxicity towards cancer cells and good compatibility in the body, providing a new strategy for tumor cells-selective chemotherapy.

Chinese scientists develop novel hydrogel for postsurgical cancer treatment

Newly developed hydrogel helpful in eliminating residual tumor tissues and preventing infection after surgery.

Elsevier collaborates with Beijing University of Chinese Medicine to enable deeper research into traditional Chinese medicine

BUCM expertise will help enrich and enhance existing Elsevier content; opening new resources up to users as research and evidence about traditional Chinese medicine grows

Active vitamin D3 derivative for osteoporosis treatment accepted in China

The objective of osteoporosis treatment is to prevent fractures and disorders of the locomotory apparatus associated with fractures and organ dysfunction.

ProClinical expands global capabilities with opening of Shanghai office

China is becoming a priority market due to its highly innovative pipelines, rich with preclinical molecules and phase I-III drugs.

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APBN Editorial Calendar 2018
January:
Obesity / Outlook for 2018
February:
Searching for the fountain of youth
March:
Women in Science - Making a difference
April:
Digestive health in the 21st century - Trust your guts
May:
Dental health - The root to good health
June:
Cancer - Therapies and strategies for better patient outcomes
July:
Water management - Technologies for biotech and pharmaceutical industries
August:
Regenerative technology - Meat of the future
September:
Digital healthcare / 3D printing
October:
Bones / Breast cancer
November:
Liver health / Top science research nations & institutions
December:
AIDS / Breakthrough of the year/Emerging trends
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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