Leading Australian experts have called on the country's governments to hold tobacco companies accountable for damage done to people's health by taking them to court.
Mutation in a gene linked to autism in people causes neurons to form too many connections in rodents, and that malfunctions in communication between brain cells could be the root of autism, according to a study of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Exposure to the phytoestrogen genistein prior to conception may adversely affect female fertility and pregnancy outcomes, depending on the dosage and duration of exposure, a study of the University of Illinois (UI) found.
Early detection of pancreatic cancer is key in giving patients the best possible outcome, experts from the Comprehensive Cancer Center at the Medical University of Vienna and the Vienna General Hospital said on Wednesday.
The virus responsible for Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) may also infect humans through their intestinal tracts, a new study suggested Wednesday.
15th Guangzhou Int'l Automobile Exhibition starts
Chinese university develops robots that can interact with humans
Glimpse of "Bonn Zone" of UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany
13th Asian-European foreign ministers' meeting opens in Myanmar
China proposes three-phase solution to Rakhine problem: FM
Russia, Turkey, Iran FMs discuss Syria ahead of Sochi summit
China, Myanmar vow to further promote ties, cooperation
U.S. scientists predict more big earthquakes in 2018
Israeli artillery fires at Syrian army posts over truce violation
Iran accuses Saudi of stirring chaos and destabilizing region
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President Xi attends APEC summit, visits Vietnam, Laos
19th CPC National Congress