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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 2017
January:
Healthcare Focus: LUNGS
February:
War on CANCER
March:
Get to Know TCM
April:
Diabetes: The Big Picture
May:
The Piece of Your Mind - Brain Health/Science
June:
Advocacies in Support of Rare Disease Patients
July:
Food Science & Technology
August:
Eye – the Window to your Soul
September:
Infectious Diseases
October:
A change of heart — Cardiovascular diseases
November:
Diseases threatening our Children
December:
Skin Diseases/Allergic Reactions
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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