Thursday, July 23, 2015
The BioBusiness Asia (BBA) conference, one of the Bio Taiwan 2015 highlights, opened in Taipei Wednesday, attended by business, government and academic representatives in the bio technology sector from countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
Older women with mild memory impairment worsened about twice as fast as men, U.S. researchers reported Tuesday, part of an effort to unravel why women are especially hard-hit by Alzheimer's.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
A French teenager born with HIV has been in remission for 12 years after stopping her medication, a world first that renews hope for the prospect of early treatment, researchers said Monday.
AIDS researchers released a call to action Sunday for a worldwide shift in HIV treatment, to providing medication immediately after diagnosis instead of first watching for signs of illness to appear.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou announced Thursday that five burn experts from Johns Hopkins University in the United States will accompany him to Taiwan on his return flight to support medical treatment for the victims of a dust explosion at a water park in New Taipei last month., 1 Comment
A group of plastic and reconstructive surgeons and therapists from Johns Hopkins Medicine will arrive in Taipei this weekend to help treat patients who suffered severe burns last month in a water park disaster, a Ministry of Health and Welfare official said Friday.
Friday, July 17, 2015
The Taipei City Government's Department of Health (DOH) announced a list of 11 disqualified cold drinks and icy treats yesterday with excessive levels of E. Coli. Items on the list include "Latte with ice" from OK Mart, "Black Tea Slurpee" from T.K.K. (頂瓜瓜) Fried Chicken's Rui-guang branch and Chocolate Milkshake from Drama cafe., 1 Comment
Scientists said Wednesday they had taken a key step towards stem cell therapy for rare mitochondrial disorders, passed on from mother to child.
Sunday, July 12, 2015
The most common causes of death for children aged 1 to 14 years old are unintentional injuries -- including motor vehicle accidents, drowning and choking -- the Health Promotion Administration (HPA, 國民健康署) said on Wednesday.