Thursday, March 26, 2015
There were 1,673 new cervical cancer patients in Taiwan in 2011 and 681 deaths due to the disease, which equates to more than 4 women being diagnosed with cervical cancer every day in Taiwan, according to the Health Promotion Administration's (HPA) cancer registration report from 2011.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
A modest rebound in gas costs and broad gains in other categories lifted consumer prices for the first time in four months, a sign inflation may be stabilizing.
Dr. Angelo Volandes remembers performing rib-cracking CPR on a frail elderly man dying of lung cancer, a vivid example of an end-of-life dilemma: Because his patient never said if he wanted aggressive care as his body shut down, the hospital had to try. He died days later.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
The U.N.'s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) said Friday that three pesticides, including the popular weedkiller Roundup, were "probably" carcinogenic and two others, which have already been outlawed or restricted, were "possibly" so.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Bill Gates opened a mock Ebola field hospital at the prestigious TED Conference on Wednesday as part of a call to be battle-ready for a deadly global epidemic.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC, 疾病管制署) yesterday said that a female flight attendant of China Airlines (CAL, 中華航空) unknowingly contracted rubella, urging the CDC to try and conduct follow-ups with up to 1,558 people., 1 Comment
Billionaire philanthropists Michael Bloomberg and Bill Gates launched a joint fund in Abu Dhabi Wednesday to help developing countries pass tobacco-control laws in their legal battle with industry giants.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
People breastfed as infants have higher intelligence scores in adulthood, and higher earnings, according to a study published Wednesday that tracked the development of 3,500 newborns over 30 years.
France's national cancer institute said on Tuesday there was a "clearly established link" between a rare form of cancer and a certain type of breast implant, as the health minister sought to allay fears.
Researchers have identified common genetic traits that may explain how aspirin can help protect against colon cancer.