Friday, August 29, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said yesterday that it will carry out an investigation after authorities in Hong Kong found excessive levels of mercury in Black Bridge Food Company's (BBFC, 黑橋牌) sailfish crisps on Aug. 26.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Women in China who are exposed to pollution from cook stoves and highways face a greater risk of high blood pressure, researchers said Monday.
Doctors in India have removed the skeleton of a fetus that had been inside a woman for 36 years in what is believed to be the world's longest ectopic pregnancy, a doctor has said.
Children born to women who took antidepressants during pregnancy are statistically likelier to develop the mental disorder called ADHD, researchers said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A Liberian doctor who was among three Africans to receive an experimental Ebola drug has died, the country's information minister said Monday.
E-cigarettes should be subject to the same regulations as cigarettes and should not be sold to minors, the American Heart Association (AHA) said in new policy guidelines out Monday.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
People with autism have too many synapses — the connectors by which brain cells send and receive signals — according to a new study that may point to a treatment for the complex disorder.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
New research suggests a one-two punch could help battle polio in some of the world's most remote and conflict-torn regions: Giving a single vaccine shot to children who've already swallowed drops of an oral polio vaccine greatly boosted their immunity.
Friday, August 22, 2014
The Taiwan Fund for Children and Families (TFCF, 家扶基金會) yesterday published research on disadvantaged children in Taiwan, revealing that ten percent of them have seen illegal drugs, over 40 percent of them cannot afford breakfast every day and 61 percent don't have someone at home to help them with their homework.
Calm returned Thursday to a slum in the Liberian capital that was sealed off in the government's attempt to halt the spread of Ebola, a day after clashes erupted between residents and security forces, but now the tens of thousands of residents worried about getting food.