Thursday, June 26, 2014
The largest study of its kind to date has shown that three-dimensional imaging finds more breast cancers than traditional mammography alone, according to research published on Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The Chang Gung Memorial Hospital yesterday released a report of AV-133 PET scans, the most advanced means of analyzing Parkinson's disease, which were published in an international medical journal.
A California study out Monday found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides are applied had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.
The number of imported cases of acute hepatitis A infection has increased to 29 in Taiwan so far this year, the highest level since 2009, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Scientists said Sunday they may have unraveled how chronic stress leads to heart attack and stroke: triggering overproduction of disease-fighting white blood cells which can be harmful in excess.
Monday, June 23, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) called on people with HIV infections to seek treatment early on, citing statistics that more than one-third of HIV patients develop AIDS within a year.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new antibiotic from Cubist Pharmaceuticals to treat common skin infections often acquired in hospital.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Patients who take hypertension medicines like angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) should not consume low-sodium salt for it might trigger cardiac arrhythmias, Cathay General Hospital said yesterday.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
With trousers around his ankles, Justin Igalla awaits a tight rubber band for his foreskin, an innovative non-surgical technique rolling out in several African nations to encourage circumcision and cut HIV infection rates.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
British authorities advised consumers on Monday against washing chicken saying that, contrary to common belief, the practice could lead to food poisoning.