Raising so-called "good" cholesterol by blocking a key protein involved in its metabolism may not protect against heart disease or stroke, a large genetic study of 150,000 Chinese adults suggested Wednesday.
Early detection of pancreatic cancer is key in giving patients the best possible outcome, experts from the Comprehensive Cancer Center at the Medical University of Vienna and the Vienna General Hospital said on Wednesday.
The virus responsible for Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) may also infect humans through their intestinal tracts, a new study suggested Wednesday.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday issued a public health advisory regarding potential risks associated with kratom, warning consumers not to use the herbal supplement to treat conditions like pain, anxiety and depression.
A new shape-shifting polymer can target and kill Helicobacter pylori bacteria in the stomach without killing helpful bacteria, researchers at the University of Illinois (UI) in collaboration with fellow colleagues in China and at Vanderbilt University found.
15th Guangzhou Int'l Automobile Exhibition starts
Chinese university develops robots that can interact with humans
Glimpse of "Bonn Zone" of UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany
Mugabe dismissed as ruling party leader
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New high-speed train CRH3A to be put into operation in western China
China, Myanmar vow to further promote ties, cooperation
U.S. scientists predict more big earthquakes in 2018
Israeli artillery fires at Syrian army posts over truce violation
Iran accuses Saudi of stirring chaos and destabilizing region
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President Xi attends APEC summit, visits Vietnam, Laos
19th CPC National Congress