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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
Uganda tries rubber band circumcision in HIV fight
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.
Sunday, June 15, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said it was time to banish sexual violence “to the dark ages” as an international conference on rape as a weapon of war wrapped up in London on Friday.
Saturday, June 14, 2014
National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) introduced bio-absorbing stents for cardiac patients who require angioplasty, which will disappear after about two to three years and leave only harmless water and carbon dioxide in the patients' bodies.
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Thursday, June 12, 2014
With the high occurrence of cavities in the nation's teeth, the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) is studying the feasibility of adding fluorine, known for its cavity prevention effect, to table salts.
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Academia Sinica yesterday announced the establishment of the world's first STOML2 database that allows hospitals to diagnose colorectal cancer in its early stage.
The Danish parliament on Wednesday scrapped a law requiring people to be sterilized as part of the sex change procedure before they could be legally recognized as another gender.
Women who often indulge their cravings for hamburgers, steaks and other red meat may have a slightly higher risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests.
  
  
  
  
  
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