Apr 11, 2017 7:00 PM
People who often eat fresh fruit are at lower risk of developing diabetes and related major vascular complications than people who rarely eat fruit, according to new research published this week in PLOS Medicine. The findings come from a 7-year study of half a million adults in China where fresh fruit consumption is much lower than in the UK or US.
Apr 4, 2017 12:00 AM
The CKB held its annual event to showcase the resource on the 4th April 2017.
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM
China Kadoorie Biobank Study receives MRC GCRF foundation research grant to study major health effects of household and ambient air pollution in China.
Jan 17, 2017 4:00 PM
In China, people with diabetes diagnosed in middle age lose, on average, nine years of life, according to new research published in the January 17 issue of JAMA. This is mainly due to inadequate treatment, particularly in rural areas.
Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM
Funding has been secured from the Pancreatic Cancer UK - Research Innovation Fund to assist in the development of a blood test for the early detection of pancreatic cancer.
Apr 14, 2016 3:05 PM
The individual and cumulative effects of 59 established type 2 diabetes risk loci were measured and assessed in 93,000 CKB participants.
Apr 6, 2016 10:00 PM
People who eat fresh fruit on most days are at lower risk of heart attack and stroke than people who rarely eat fresh fruit, according to new CKB research published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Mar 14, 2016 12:00 AM
A CKB report, published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine, found that about one-third of Chinese adults have hypertension (ie, high blood pressure levels), but <5% of them had their blood pressure properly controlled, causing substantial burden of premature deaths.
Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM
CKB baseline data is now available to registered researchers from around the world.
Feb 18, 2016 12:00 AM
Report published in the International Journal of COPD concludes that COPD diagnoses obtained from electronic health records in China are of good quality and suitable for large population-based studies and do not warrant systematic adjudication of all the reported cases.