Saturday, September 5, 2015
Government data shows that Taiwan's rabies vaccination coverage has dropped below 70 percent of the dog and cat population – the rate recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) for outbreak prevention.
Dengue fever cases are surging in Southern Taiwan as the number of people infected reached a record high of 4,667, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC, 疾管局).
Fifty percent of masks sold in the Taiwan market are mislabeled, according to a survey released Friday by the Department of Consumer Protection.
Friday, September 4, 2015
A cancer-killing therapy that engineers a patient's own immune cells to wipe out chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) has shown long-term success in a handful of people, a study said Wednesday.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
More U.S. university students are making a habit of using marijuana, which has supplanted cigarettes as the smoke-able substance of choice among undergraduates who light up regularly, a study released Tuesday found.
Being overweight at the age of 50 may speed the onset of Alzheimer's disease in old age, said a study Tuesday in the journal Molecular Psychiatry.
People who do not get enough sleep are four times more likely than their well-rested counterparts to catch a cold, U.S. researchers said Monday.
Monday, August 31, 2015
A 60-year-old woman was diagnosed with late-stage colon cancer though she has been on vegan diet for over 20 years, a physician told media recently., 2 Comments
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.