Health

AP Interview: China to lead in organ transplants by 2020

Jul 26, 2017

AP Interview: The chief architect of China's organ transplant program says the country is on track to lead the world in transplant surgeries by 2020

China cremates body of jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo

Jul 15, 2017

China cremates the body of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo amid international criticism of Beijing for not letting him travel abroad as he had wished

The Latest: Liu Xiaobo's body cremated in private ceremony

Jul 15, 2017

The body of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who died this week after a battle with liver cancer, has been cremated.

The Latest: Taiwan leader calls Liu Xiaobo a rights warrior

Jul 13, 2017

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has expressed condolences over Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo's death, saying she had the "highest esteem for this human rights warrior"

The Latest: US wants Liu to be able to choose medical care

Jul 13, 2017

U.S. officials want Chinese authorities to allow Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo and his family the freedom to choose his medical care

The Latest: Germany concerned over leaked video of Liu visit

Jul 10, 2017

The German Embassy in Beijing has expressed deep concern over leaked audio and video recordings of a visit by a German specialist to imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo at a Chinese hospital where he is being treated for liver cancer

Foreign doctors deem ill Chinese Nobel laureate OK to travel

Jul 9, 2017

Two foreign specialists who visited Liu Xiaobo say the cancer-stricken Nobel Peace Prize laureate is well enough to travel abroad for treatment, apparently contradicting statements by Chinese experts who say a medical evacuation would be unsafe

China's ailing Nobel laureate's brothers visit; fears mount

Jul 8, 2017

China's imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo's two brothers are being allowed to travel to a northeastern city to visit him in a hospital as concerns mount over his deteriorating health.

Hospital suspends cancer drug use on China's Nobel laureate

Jul 7, 2017

The Chinese hospital treating imprisoned Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo says it has suspended use of cancer-fighting drugs on the prisoner so as not to overwhelm his weakened liver

Study: China struggles to kick world-leading cigarette habit

May 31, 2017

A decade-long study has found that most smokers in China, the world's largest consumer of tobacco, have no intention of quitting and remain unaware of the damaging health effects

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