According to a teleconference hosted by the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC), China will have 89,000 more beds as well as 140,000 more obstetricians and midwives by 2020.
For the past eight years, An Jianhua, a 57-year-old from Hunan province, has been troubled by a mysterious, rare ailment: When summer comes, she often sweats on the right side of her body, while the left side remains dry, causing embarrassment and distress.
If a mother has a higher level of a particular type of vitamin B during pregnancy, the infant she gives birth to will likely have a lower risk of eczema at the age of 12 months.
As the incidence of cancer has risen in China over the past few decades, wide misconceptions about alleviating the pain it can bring have compromised the prospects of recovery and the quality of life of Chinese with the disease, medical experts say.
China Regenerative Medicine International Limited, a Hong Kong listed biomedical and healthcare company incorporated in the Cayman Islands, recently announced cooperation with China National Scientific Instruments and Materials Co, a leading State-owned medical device company in China.
Australian researchers have found that older women who stop driving are more likely to suffer from depression but are able to ward off the feeling by maintaining a socially active lifestyle.