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In China, Desperate Patients Smuggle Drugs. Or Make Their Own.

  Zhang Zhejun used a fat plastic straw to gently tap the pale yellow pharmaceutical powder onto a piece of silver foil that lay on...

In China, new approach offers hope of early autism diagnosis

  Routine screening could help toddlers in China get diagnosed with autism about 14 months earlier than they are on average. The finding, from a...

Vaccine scandal like one in China have eventually led to reforms and safer drugs

  Although vaccines are considered safe and effective and serious side effects are rare, there have been some major scandals across the world that have...

Mother of Chinese leukaemia victim returns US$63,000 in donations after daughter’s death

  The family of a Chinese woman who died of leukaemia in June have returned 430,000 yuan (US$63,000) in donations collected to help pay for...

Life-threatening parasite found in Chinese patients who ate raw centipedes

  Researchers have traced a dangerous parasite found in two Chinese patients to their consumption of raw centipedes. This is the first time the food-borne parasite,...

Fake data – the disease afflicting China’s vaccine system

  China’s vaccine production and distribution system is beset by fake data and fraudulent labelling, raising the risk of outbreaks of highly transmissible diseases, according...