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Vol 22, No 09, September 2018
Valsartan manufactured by Chinese company recalled over cancer risks

Made in China heart drug has been recalled across the country for presence of contaminant N-nitrosodimethylamine

'Longevity protein' found effective in primates

Chinese scientists found nonhuman primates without the SIRT6 protein tend to die hours after birth or have serious birth defects

Transgenic silkworms to produce spider silk

Research could help future large-scale production of spider silk protein with genetically-modified silkworms and provide insights on new biomaterials

Chinese patients to see more affordable, high-quality generic drugs

CFDA brings total number of China's domestic generic drugs to 57

Reform plan for governments' fiscal role in medical services

Duty reallocation to touch on four areas: public health sector, medical insurance, family planning, and overall capacity building

Gene helps rice adapt to colder climates

Regulatory gene found to modulate abscisic acid level and reactive oxygen species homeostasis, which could significantly enhance rice tolerance to the cold

Health sector gets 'big data' boost

Newly formed committee to help improve research and application of new technology in healthcare industry

Chinese scientists create first single-chromosome yeast

Chinese scientists have managed to fit nearly all its genetic material into just one chromosome while not affecting the majority of its functions

CRISPR editing used to fine-tune protein translation levels in eukaryotes

This research will be useful for future genetic, genomic and biotechnological studies

Foreign vaccine makers should understand local two-category system and culturally-specific drivers to succeed in China

China's recent vaccine scandal may give foreign pharma manufacturers a chance to claim a larger market share in the country by answering Chinese parents' legitimate concerns over domestic vaccine safety issues

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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:
Doctor Robot - The digital healthcare revolution
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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