Monday, April 22, 2013
Taiwan has received specimens of the H7N9 avian flu virus from China to help research the new strain, in what an official described yesterday as a landmark move in health cooperation.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Fainting may be in our genes, which may explain why keeling over at the sight of blood tends to run in families, according to researchers in Australia.
The Hope Foundation for Cancer Care (HOPE) on Friday invited Cary Adams, chief executive officer of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), to Taiwan to help alter people's common misbeliefs about cancer.
The Taiwan Organ Registry and Sharing Center (ORSC) recently called for a review system for hospitals that conduct organ transplants, adding that the Department of Health (DOH) should disqualify those with insufficient experience in the field.
A wild strain of the H7N9 avian flu virus provided by China arrived in Taiwan yesterday morning, the Department of Health's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
A 15-month-old Indian girl whose head has swollen to nearly double its normal size is “doing well,” a doctor said Friday, but treatment could be complicated by the extreme nature of her case.
Friday, April 19, 2013
China and Japan stepped up spending last year in renewable energy but overall global investment declined due to economic and policy uncertainties in the West, a study said Wednesday.
The price of fame can be high with an international study on Thursday finding that people who enjoy successful entertainment or sporting careers tend to die younger.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The distressing nonstop crying in babies with colic is often blamed on tummy trouble, but a new study says the problem could be linked with migraine headaches in at least some infants.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The Council of Agriculture (COA) will completely prohibit slaughtering live fowl in traditional markets all around Taiwan proper starting June 17, the Central Epidemic Command Center for H7N9 influenza announced yesterday.