Monday, January 19, 2015
A new sub-strain of H5N2 bird flu was uncovered yesterday in tests conducted by the Council of Agriculture's (COA) Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ).
It's midmorning and hundreds of people are squeezed under a banyan tree's shady canopy to have blood drawn by just three nurses, working assembly-line fast.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
How a person's immune system does its job seems to depend more on environment and the germs he or she encounters than on genes, says new research that put twins to the test to find out.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Federal regulators have approved an appetite-suppressing implant designed to treat obesity by zapping nerves that connect the stomach and the brain.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
This workout is a calorie-torching way to safely stretch that brings get long, lean muscles
It's true: working too hard can drive you to drink, said researchers Wednesday who warned of the health risks of such dual excess.
Taichung, Changhua County and Nantou County government officials came together yesterday to collectively discuss tactics to combat the outbreak of the H5N2 and H5N8 bird flu at the Taichung City Government Building., 1 Comment
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
How quickly a smoker breaks down nicotine is a guide to which therapy is best for kicking the habit, according to research published Monday.
It's not just about how many steps you've taken or how many calories you've burned in a day. Wearable fitness trackers and health monitors are becoming more commonplace and diverse, but just what do you do with all of that data?
Hong Kong is banning Taiwanese eggs, effective immediately, following the recent discovery of a new H5N2 avian influenza strain and the H5N8 flu virus at goose and duck farms in southern Taiwan, Hong Kong authorities announced Monday.