New research reveals one of the top drivers of death in China is getting worse—and the government isn’t yet prepared to stop it. A study published this week in The Lancet paints a stark picture of a public-health crisis, one that highlights systemic problems in the national health-care system and

More than a third of adults in China suffer from high blood pressure, but only one in 20 are able effectively to manage their condition, according to research published on Thursday. Strokes are the leading cause of death in China, accounting for one in five deaths annually, researchers said, with