Dec 11, 2019 4:08 PM
From December 2019 researchers based in China have priority access to incident disease data (from registries and health insurance) and 2nd resurvey data. These data will become available to the rest of the world in April 2020. An additional year's followup data has also been released for all users.
Sep 20, 2019 12:00 AM
A delegation from Peking University headed by Prof Qimin Zhan its Vice President and Dean of Medical School visited Oxford on 19th September.
Apr 12, 2019 12:00 AM
On the 9th of April 2019, the China Chronic Disease Prospective Study, the China Kadoorie Biobank (CKB) hosted a large cohort data science symposium.
Apr 4, 2019 11:30 AM
Blood pressure and stroke risk increase steadily with increasing alcohol intake, and previous claims that 1-2 alcoholic drinks a day might protect against stroke are dismissed by new evidence from a genetic study involving 160,000 adults from the China Kadoorie Biobank
Mar 11, 2019 4:00 PM
High levels of cholesterol are a major risk factor for stroke according to new research published today in Nature Medicine. The study suggests that more widespread use of statin therapy could prevent a large number of strokes as well as heart disease in the Chinese population and others with high stroke rates.
Feb 11, 2019 1:34 PM
The lecture, Big biobanks in the East and West, will take place at Green Templeton College on Thursday 14 March from 18:00 – 19:30.
Nov 1, 2018 12:00 AM
CKB confirms that the 2018 Symposium will take place on Friday 23rd November.
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.
Sep 17, 2018 12:00 AM
On the 12th to 14th of September 2018, senior members of the CKB Data Group attended the International Population Data Linkage Network Conference (IPDLN) in Banff, Canada.
Sep 14, 2018 2:00 PM
On 14th September, senior scientists at the University of Oxford attended a CKB Genetic Research Users Group meeting.