Sunday, June 29, 2014
Women's migraine headache problems rise in the years shortly before and at the start of menopause, researchers say. That news might feel like vindication to the women who suspected as much but didn't always get support from their doctors.
Friday, June 27, 2014
People who watch three or more hours of television daily may be twice as likely to die prematurely than people who watch less, according to a study on Wednesday.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) yesterday announced the latest cause of death statistics, and chronic diseases take up seven spots on the top-10 list for 2013.
A leading U.S. doctors' group Tuesday urged parents to read to their children starting in infancy, in order to boost language skills in an age of screens and smartphones.
The largest study of its kind to date has shown that three-dimensional imaging finds more breast cancers than traditional mammography alone, according to research published on Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The Chang Gung Memorial Hospital yesterday released a report of AV-133 PET scans, the most advanced means of analyzing Parkinson's disease, which were published in an international medical journal.
A California study out Monday found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides are applied had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.
The number of imported cases of acute hepatitis A infection has increased to 29 in Taiwan so far this year, the highest level since 2009, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Scientists said Sunday they may have unraveled how chronic stress leads to heart attack and stroke: triggering overproduction of disease-fighting white blood cells which can be harmful in excess.
Monday, June 23, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) called on people with HIV infections to seek treatment early on, citing statistics that more than one-third of HIV patients develop AIDS within a year.