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Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Breastfeeding a baby for at least six months may be linked to a lower risk of childhood leukemia, according to a review of previously published research on the topic Monday.
Their inspiration may be exotic -- the Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty, Rome's Colosseum -- but Rabbi Natan Alexander's vibrators have a distinctly domestic goal: giving Orthodox Jewish couples gratification without the guilt.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system in order to attack cancer, is more potent against melanoma when two agents are combined, but side effects rise too, researchers said Sunday.
Modern medicine has made huge strides when it comes to treating children with cancer, and four times as many youths now survive cancer compared to decades ago, researchers said Sunday.
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Taiwan spent more than NT$600 billion (US$25.15 billion) for medical care under its national insurance program in 2014, with dialysis for patients with kidney disease accounting for the biggest share, according to information released by the National Health Insurance Administration (NHIA).
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Flaws revealed in gene testing; results often conflict
The first report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many people believe, with flaws that result in some people wrongly advised to worry about a disease risk and others wrongly told they can relax.
Researchers have gained new understanding on the workings of amnesia through research that used light to revive lost memories in mice, a study published Thursday reported.
Friday, May 29, 2015
Waistlines of American adults kept growing last year with obesity creeping up to 27.7 percent, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Three more cases of measles were confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC, 疾管署), yesterday, adding to the total number of diagnoses in a case of group infections starting from the Ever Rich Duty Free Shop in Neihu, according to CDC officials.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
A new kind of brain implant senses a patient's intent to move a robotic arm, offering new promise to people who are paralyzed or have lost limbs, researchers said Thursday.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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