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Study finds diabetes-cancer link

Diabetes and cancer share many risk factors, and a new study reveals that Asians with Type 2 diabetes have a 26 percent higher chance of dying from cancer and a risk of death from specific cancers that can be even greater.

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World’s oldest ‘panda grandpa’ dies in China

Pan Pan, the world’s oldest male giant panda and genetically linked to several pandas at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, died on Wednesday morning in Southwest China’s Sichuan province.

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Sogou, Bing unite for ‘bigger world’ searches

Sogou Inc joined forces with a Western search engine giant in a new English-language search service, looking to take advantage of Baidu Inc’s recent crisis to gain more market share.

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Baidu faces probe after outcry over cancer treatment

The central government has set up an investigation team to probe search engine giant Baidu, after the company was accused by a hospital patient, who since has died, of providing misleading medical treatment information.

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Scientists team up to cut smoking

It started with a brief but poignant comment from China’s first lady Peng Liyuan, and it has led to an American psychologist and smoking-cessation researcher and a Chinese scientist working together to solve one of China’s biggest problems: helping 316 million smokers quit.

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Boy makes a wish, and Chinese make it come true

Thousands of Chinese Internet users are involved in efforts to help an 8-year-old, cancer-stricken boy from the United States to realize his dream. Dorian Murray of Westerly, Rhode Island, has been receiving responses from Chinese netizens after his father posted a plea on Facebook.

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