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Vol 21, No 10, October 2017
New births in China reached 18.5 million in 2016

China's total fertility rate increased to 1.7 in 2016, from 1.5 to 1.6 since 2000.

2017 Future Science Prize winners announced: Yigong Shi, Jianwei Pan, Chenyang Xu

The winners for the 2017 Future Science Prize were announced in Beijing on 9 September 2017.

Smart nano-pesticide to combat soil and water contamination

Chinese scientists have developed a smart pesticide that, once in the soil, is controllable and recyclable.

Nanotech applications lag behind research output

China began nano-related research in the 1980s and has become the world's largest nano-related patent contributor but more needs to be done to turn these research into actual applications.

China plans to launch "brain project" by year end

The China Brain Project would increase understanding of the reasons behind Alzheimer's, depression and other diseases, and also provide a huge boost to the development of artificial intelligence in China.

AliHealth builds up online pharmacy in China

AliHealth aims to turn their online pharmacy into the Chinese version of CVS Pharmacy, the largest pharmacy chain in the United States at present.

Internet of Things for better health solutions

Children suffering from bronchial asthma, and their parents, can now breathe easier as a smart way to treat the most common chronic respiratory disease in children has been invented.

Knowledge sharing via the Digital Silk Road

The Digital Silk Road aims to build a trade and infrastructure network connecting Asia with Europe and Africa along and beyond the ancient Silk Road trade routes.

UNAIDS encourages Chinese to produce drugs for Africa

China-Africa Development Fund should be used to mobilize key pharmaceutical companies to invest in manufacturing hubs covering many African countries where there are shortages of drugs and grassroots healthcare workers

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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 medicine / Biotech start ups
September:
Digital healthcare / 3D printing
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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