News Archive

Annual CKB Research Day

Apr 4, 2017 12:00 AM

The CKB held its annual event to showcase the resource on the 4th April 2017.

JAMA: Chinese adults with diabetes lose nine years of life

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.

Adverse consequences of uncontrolled hypertension in China

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.