Monday, May 6, 2013
To further raise cancer awareness and promote preventative screening among women, Procter & Gamble (P&G) announced at a press event yesterday that its “6 Minutes Protect A Life” campaign will take place throughout the month.
As many as 20.85 percent of first-graders in Taipei were diagnosed as suffering from asthma in 2011, up from 20.34 percent in 2007, the city's Department of Health said yesterday., 1 Comment
Sunday, May 5, 2013
The U.S. food and drug regulator on Friday called the addition of caffeine to children's foods like chewing gum and jelly beans “dangerous” and warned of a possible crackdown.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Some of the most devastating forms of cancer have genetic similarities even though they strike different body parts, according to new studies out Thursday.
Friday, May 3, 2013
The death toll from the H7N9 bird flu virus has risen to 27, state media said Thursday after a man died in central China's Hunan Province.
Scientists said Wednesday they had found a brain region that controls physical aging, and could target it to manipulate the lifespan of lab mice.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
In 2009, one patient in Taiwan was diagnosed with cancer every six minutes; this number increased to one confirmed case every 5 minutes and 48 seconds in 2010, according to the Department of Health (DOH).
With a growing number of foods boasting added caffeine for an energy boost, the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it's time to investigate their safety.
A Mediterranean-style diet packed with fish, chicken and olive oil and low on fatty dairy products and meat may lower the risk of memory problems later in life, a large U.S. study said on Monday.
Children born outside the United States have a lower risk of asthma, skin and food allergies, and living in the United States for a decade may raise a person's allergy risk, said a study on Monday.