Thursday, May 23, 2013
A Japanese cancer specialist said Wednesday she has started the world's first clinical trial of a powerful, nonsurgical, short-term radiation therapy for breast cancer.
Taoyuan County's Public Health Bureau fined I-Mei Foods yesterday for using expired ingredients in one of their products and said it has referred the case to the Taoyuan District Prosecutors Office for further investigation.
Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) chief Chang Chia-chu (張家祝) yesterday denied a report that the ministry has hidden research showing that antrodia camphorate (牛樟芝) could contain poison that might harm humans.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
A Nobel prize-winning scientist Tuesday played down “shock-horror scenarios” that a new virus strain will emerge with the potential to kill millions of people.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Taiwan's participation as an observer in the World Health Assembly (WHA), the decision-making arm of the World Health Organization (WHO), has become normalized, Taiwan's Health Minister said Monday.
Monday, May 20, 2013
The hunt for an HIV vaccine has gobbled up US$8 billion in the past decade, and the failure of the most recent efficacy trial has delivered yet another setback to 26 years of efforts.
The devastating effect of Alzheimer's disease on bilingual people has been thrown into focus in Canada, where the sudden loss of a second language can leave sufferers feeling like strangers in their own country.
Taiwan's Health Minister Chiu Wen-ta arrived in Geneva Saturday to attend this year's World Health Assembly (WHA), the decision-making arm of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Europe's medicines watchdog said Friday the benefits of acne drug Diane-35, also widely used as a contraceptive, outweigh the risk of developing blood clots in the veins — when correctly prescribed.
Big names in medicine are set to give an upbeat assessment of the war on AIDS on Tuesday, 30 years after French researchers identified the virus that causes the disease.