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Burning wood or coal to cook increases risk of respiratory illness.

Sep 21, 2018 12:00 AM

Burning wood or coal to cook food is associated with higher risk of being hospitalised or dying from respiratory diseases, according to new research conducted in China and published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Genetic Users Group meeting

Sep 14, 2018 2:00 PM

On 14th September, senior scientists at the University of Oxford attended a CKB Genetic Research Users Group meeting.

CKB-BGI-BDI multi-omics workshop

Sep 10, 2018 5:00 PM

ON the 10 September CKB held a joint workshop at the Big Data Institute, Oxford, with a delegation from BGI (visiting from Shenzhen, China).

Prospective data now available to all open access users.

Sep 1, 2018 12:00 AM

From September 2018 all researchers can now access cause specific mortality and 1st resurvey data alongside the cross-sectional data collected at baseline. This prospective data was first made available to researchers in China in May 2018.