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Hong Kong suspends poultry imports over bird flu

27th April 2012

Hong Kong suspended imports from Liaoning after confirmation of an outbreak of H5N1 bird flu.

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Technique rewrites addicts' memories

17th April 2012

Researchers in China have developed a new approach to traditional drug rehabilitation programmes.

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China to promote condoms

5th March 2012

China hopes to cap HIV/AIDS cases by promoting condom use among "high-risk" groups, although it is unclear whether plasma donors are included.

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Man dies of bird flu in southern China

24th January 2012

Authorities say no-one around him is showing symptoms of bird flu so far.

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China to probe 'immortality' herb

17th January 2012

The government will fund research into a herb that has already helped normalise irregular heartbeat.

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China calls for calm after bird flu death

3rd January 2012

Beijing health officials say the virus was not transmitted from human to human, making it less likely to form a pandemic strain.

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Soy products protect against lung cancer

22nd November 2011

A Chinese study showed a 23% decreased risk of getting lung cancer with regular consumption of tofu and soya milk, but only in non-smokers.

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Polio outbreak confirmed in China

21st September 2011

Polio has spread to China from Pakistan confirm WHO.

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Millions invested in China and India biotech drugs

20th September 2011

Chinese and Indian drug makers manufacture more than 80% of the active ingredients in drugs worldwide.

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Measles jab link to child death, illnesses

20th September 2011

Parents from across China are calling for compensation after their children fell ill, with at least one death reported.

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