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.
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).
Sep 7, 2018 5:00 PM
On 7th Sept, the CKB group in Oxford hosted scientists from the Shanghai Institute of Nutrition and Health at the Chinese Academy of Sciences to discuss collaboration
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.