Wednesday, August 12, 2015
The furor in the U.S. Congress over Planned Parenthood has stoked a debate about the use of tissue from aborted fetuses in medical research, but U.S. scientists have been using such cells for decades to develop vaccines and seek treatments for a host of ailments, from vision loss and neurological disorders to cancer and AIDS.
Monday, August 10, 2015
The maker of a prescription fish-oil pill won an early victory Friday against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over its right to publicize unapproved uses of its drug.
Sunday, August 9, 2015
Quick and professional action taken by Taiwanese medical professionals treating hundreds of victims following an explosion at a water park in New Taipei June 27 is directly responsible for the relatively low number of fatalities to date,......
Friday, August 7, 2015
A new drug compound could lead to a breakthrough in the fight against bovine spongiform encephalopathy, the incurable brain-wasting disease also known as mad cow disease, researchers said Wednesday.
Gwyneth Paltrow lent a touch of Hollywood glamour Wednesday to a campaign against legislation that would prevent the labelling of genetically modified food in the United States.
The ratio of people with oversize waistlines increases for adult males of all sizes in the past 20 years, according to a research released by the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) yesterday.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Eating spicy food, especially fresh chili, has been linked to a lower risk of death in a Chinese study, researchers said Tuesday.
Forrest Bird, an inventor whose medical respirators breathed life back into millions of patients around the world, has died. He was 94.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it has approved the first drug made with a 3D printer -- pills for treating epilepsy.
Aristotle may have been more on the money than he realized in saying man is a political animal, according to research published Wednesday linking genes with liberal or conservative leanings.