Nov 1, 2017 12:00 AM
Most of the urban households in China have moved away from burning wood or coal to gas or electricity for cooking and heating, but the rural residents have yet to catch up, according to new research published in the International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health.
Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM
CKB has been awarded a project grant by the Cancer Research UK to assess and quantify the role of different H. pylori antigens and other infectious pathogens in the risks of cardia and non-cardia gastric cancer and oesophageal cancer subtypes in Chinese adults.
Jun 21, 2017 5:00 PM
A new article published in the Journal of the American Heart Association investigates breastfeeding patterns and the risk of maternal cardiovascular disease.
May 11, 2017 3:28 PM
The paper published by the International Journal of Epidemiology highlights the potential benefits of fresh fruit consumption.
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.