As China faces a surge in dementia cases with weakened social support systems and only 300...
Jan 31, 2014
Chinese scientists’ creation of a pair of genetically modified long-tailed macaques named...
Jan 27, 2014
An aging population, changing lifestyles, and possibly pollution are driving up the number of...
Jan 12, 2011
An article in the New York Times looks at how Chinese society is trying to provide care for the increasing numbers of elderly and those with Alzheimer’s disease, many of whom don’t have children or grandchildren to...
Feb 7, 2008
An eye-opening commentary from the Beijing News (新京报), translated by CDT: Although it has a declining viewership, China’s New Year Gala on CCTV is probably still the most watched show ever in the country (it’s like...
Feb 12, 2007
From BBC News (photo: Dr. Xiao treating Alzheimer’s patients, via bbc.co.uk): The country now has a third of all Alzheimer’s patients in the world. And the number of diagnosed cases is rising. China’s economic success means people are living longer, says Professor Xiao Shifu, a director at Shanghai’s leading mental health hospital. “Alzheimer’s prevalence has […]
CDT in the News
- MIT Technology Review – Now China wants to censor online comments
- The Globe and Mail – Shanghai leaves lockdown after two months, but ‘zero COVID’ policy remains
- WION – Shanghai residents spent 2 months ‘locked’ up, but China bans media from calling it a ‘lockdown’
- The Independent – Shanghai prohibits media from using the term ‘lockdown’
- Guardian – Shanghai reportedly bans media use of the term ‘lockdown’ as lockdown ends