Friday, August 28, 2015
Tainan City said Thursday it will introduce 5,000 paper-based dengue NS1 antigen test kits for early diagnosis of dengue fever, which has raged the southern Taiwan city with 2,381 confirmed cases so far this year.
Members of the public are urged to have regular health checks to lower the risk of colon cancer, a doctor said Thursday, advising special caution in cases where a change of bowel habits has been observed.
An experimental blood test may be able to predict whether a woman with breast cancer will suffer a relapse months before new tumors would be detectable on scans, researchers said Wednesday.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
The Tainan City Government reported more than 2,000 dengue fever cases in the southern Taiwan city on Wednesday.
A major genetic study Tuesday confirmed a link between low vitamin D and a higher risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), a finding which experts say could lead to better treatment and prevention.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The number of people with dementia worldwide will nearly triple from 47 million today to 132 million in 2050, a report said Tuesday.
Sierra Leone's last known Ebola patient was released from hospital Monday, raising hopes the west African nation may finally have beaten the devastating epidemic.
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Tainan Mayor William Lai (賴清德) on Saturday led public health and environmental officials on a visit to residential and market areas, advising people on ways of preventing further spread of dengue fever in the city which has recorded 1,552 cases so far this year.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
The occurrence of dementia and Alzheimer's disease may have stabilized in some wealthy nations, according to a study released Friday.
Friday, August 21, 2015
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise.