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EYE ON CHINA For e-subscribers (PDF)
Vol 22, No 10, October 2018
China's 2018 Future Science Prize winners announced

Winners include Yuan Longping, China's "Father of Hybrid Rice"

China tops world in alcohol-related deaths

India comes second behind China

Nanotech to inhibit wheat sprouting

New material developed by modifying clay soil; significantly reduce respiration of wheat seeds and absorption of water

New antibacterial hydrogel for wound healing

The hydrogel can seal wounds of any shape and bonds and simulate moist skin conditions, to promote healing

Genetically modified Zika virus vaccine to treat brain tumour

Researchers injected a live attenuated Zika virus vaccine in mice with glioblastoma or primary brain tumour, which significantly reduced the size of tumours

Semi-elastic nanoparticles to deliver drugs

Leads to enhanced cellular uptake

Chinese stent for heart disease reported safe in European patients

The Firehawk stent is safe and effective across a broad spectrum of patients and lesion complexity

First China-developed drug for colorectal cancer approved in China

Chi-Med announces approval of fruquintinib capsules for previously treated colorectal cancer in China

More medicines added to the national list of essential medicines

Experts said it will strengthen basic medical services for the public

Recent revisions in Chinese regulations open new doors for contract research organisations

Chinese pharmaceutical companies can now use data from clinical trials studies conducted outside China for their drug submissions to SDA

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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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