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.
Jan 19, 2016 12:00 AM
CKB finds that genetically determined lower Lp- PLA2 activity appeared to have no substantial causal effects on major vascular diseases.
Oct 9, 2015 12:01 AM
Two-thirds of the young men in China start to smoke, mostly before age 20. Results of a CKB led study published in The Lancet show that around half of those who start smoking cigarettes as young men will eventually be killed by tobacco, unless they stop permanently.
Sep 30, 2015 12:00 AM
The development of a Data Access System means that all bona fide researchers will be able to apply to use the CKB resource for health related research.