Boosting Global Health Partnerships for Chinese Universities

China’s role in global health is expanding rapidly due to a confluence of factors, including its role as a major economic force, support from the Chinese Ministry of Health, and growing interest among Chinese university faculty and students.

CBS News: Air Pollution Takes a Deadly Toll

By Brian Mastroianni

The numbers are sobering -- more than 5.5 million people die prematurely each year as the result of household and outdoor air pollution, according to new research presented Friday at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

What areas are most at risk? The study found more than half of these deaths occur in China and India, two of the world's fastest-growing economies.

Yahoo: New Superbug Resistant to Last-line of Antibiotics

Marilyn Roberts is quoted in this story by Marlowe Hood.

Paris (AFP) - Scientists warned Thursday of the "epidemic potential" of deadly and fast-spreading bacteria resistant to last-line antibiotics.

The new superbugs, found in southern China, could erase nearly a century of antibiotic protection against killer diseases born by common germs such as E. coli, the researchers reported in a study.