Friday, April 17, 2015
Patients with chronic heart failure, a disabling, deadly disease that worsens as the heart gradually pumps less efficiently, are getting a much-needed new option with U.S. approval Wednesday of a novel drug from Amgen Inc.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
The immune system may play a part in Alzheimer's disease, U.S. researchers have discovered, in a breakthrough which could lead to the development of new treatments for the most common form of dementia.
The brain ages just like the rest of a body, says a new report that urges seniors to take steps to keep sharp.
Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 食藥署) will soon launch a comprehensive inspection of beverage chains to address consumers' concerns about the presence of pesticide residues in their drinks, the agency announced Wednesday., 3 Comments
Procter & Gamble (P&G) yesterday made public a theme song and a music video featuring supermodel Lin Chi-ling (林志玲) to promote its 6 Minutes Protect A Life campaign that aims to raise women's cancer awareness in Taiwan.
Rita Wilson, wife of Hollywood star Tom Hanks, revealed that she had a double mastectomy following a breast cancer diagnosis, People Magazine reported Tuesday.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
A Taiwanese research team has developed a new technique for retinal cell transplantation that could one day result in more effective treatments for an incurable eye disease that can lead to blindness, the team's leader said Monday.
A lawyer for the Irish manufacturer of an Alzheimer's drug urged a U.S. appeals court on Monday to let it replace a two-pill daily regimen with a single-dose version of the drug even if it cheats generic drugmakers of profits.
The United States Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid dietary supplements sold by a Las Vegas company because they may contain anabolic steroids that can cause liver damage.
Monday, April 13, 2015
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Sunday his nation will adopt a "no jab, no pay" policy to block parents who refuse to vaccinate their children from accessing some government welfare.