Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The number of people with dementia worldwide will nearly triple from 47 million today to 132 million in 2050, a report said Tuesday.
Sierra Leone's last known Ebola patient was released from hospital Monday, raising hopes the west African nation may finally have beaten the devastating epidemic.
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Tainan Mayor William Lai (賴清德) on Saturday led public health and environmental officials on a visit to residential and market areas, advising people on ways of preventing further spread of dengue fever in the city which has recorded 1,552 cases so far this year.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
The occurrence of dementia and Alzheimer's disease may have stabilized in some wealthy nations, according to a study released Friday.
Friday, August 21, 2015
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first prescription drug designed to boost sexual desire in women, a milestone long sought by a pharmaceutical industry eager to replicate the blockbuster success of impotence drugs for men., 1 Comment
Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely than others to later smoke conventional cigarettes and other tobacco products, a study at 10 Los Angeles high schools suggests.
U.S. federal health officials on Tuesday approved the first-ever prescription drug intended to treat women suffering from a lack of sexual desire, ending a vigorous debate over the drug's fate.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Being overweight more than doubles the risk of bowel cancer in people with a certain gene disorder, but a regular dose of aspirin can reverse the trend, a study found Monday., 1 Comment