最先进的LUKE仿生假肢投入使用

2016年底的时候,美国国防高级研究计划局(Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency,DARPA),其研发的仿生假肢在经过8年开发,并且获得美国食品药品管理局(U.S. Food and Drug Administration ,FDA...

美国首个癌症基因疗法获FDA批准

今晨,医药巨头诺华(Novartis)宣布,其开发的革命性癌症疗法 CAR-T 疗法 Kymriah 已终于获得了美国食品及药品监督管理局(FDA)的审批。而在 DT 君昨天的报道中,同样是专注于 CAR-T ...

下午进行心脏手术成功率较高

最近发表在《柳叶刀》医学杂志上的一项研究表明,根据人体的生物钟,心脏手术在下午进行比在上午更保险。 昼夜节律 昼夜节律是生物规律性交替的过程,它显示为一个内在的、...

中国器官捐献管理中心推出新网站

The China Organ Donation Administrative Center has officially launched a new website to provide information on organ donation and allow individuals to register as donors. The website will be linked to local administrative offices as well as...

修订关于加强医疗设备监管相关条例

The Chinese government has unveiled a revised regulation on the supervision of medical equipment in a bid to enhance its safety and effectiveness and safeguard public health. The Regulation on the Supervision and Administration of Medical ...

Berry Genomic’s “Non-invasive” Down Syndrome Prenatal test Illegal in China?

China’s most recent “2013 Clinical Testing Standards Manual”《医疗机构临床实验室管理办法》 covering clinical hospital tests neglects to mention the popular noninvasive prenatal test diagnosing Down Syndrome ...

New Regulation on the Procurement and Distribution of Donated Human Organs

A new Chinese regulations mandates that donor organs must be distributed automatically through a national system, in order to minimize human intervention and to ensure fairness and transparency. China has the world’s second-largest d...

New genetic factors behind severe childhood epilepsy identified

Researchers have identified 25 new mutations on six key genes associated with severe forms of childhood epilepsy, according to a large-scale international study largely funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The study, part of a ...

Peking University Third Hospital announces printed bones

In China, Peking University Third Hospital recently announced its orthopedics department had produced a new type of orthopedic implants using a 3-D printer. The implants have produced good results during clinical trials. “We started ...

165 Chinese hospitals licensed for organ transplants

A total of 165 hospitals across China have been allowed to conduct human organ transplants. These hospitals span the country’s 31 provincial-level regions, with 20 from Beijing taking up the biggest share, according to the National H...