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Thursday, December 10, 2015
Three in four e-cigarettes were found to use a flavored liquid that has been linked to severe respiratory disease, U.S. researchers said Tuesday.
The prevalence of ADHD soared 43 percent in the United States in the first decade of the century, with more than one in 10 youths now diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, researchers said Tuesday.
A gene that makes bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotics has been found in Denmark, a new study has shown, after first being identified by researchers in mainland China.
Monday, December 7, 2015
The number of cases in Taiwan's worst dengue fever outbreak on record has risen to 40,593 since the start of May, with 199 new cases recorded Saturday, according to statistics released Sunday by the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).
Sunday, December 6, 2015
U.S. regulators have approved the first generic version of one of the first very effective -- and expensive -- cancer drugs, Gleevec, which costs about US$10,000 a month.
Saturday, December 5, 2015
The number of cases in Taiwan's worst dengue fever outbreak on record has now exceeded 40,000, according to statistics released by the Central Epidemic Command Center yesterday.
Friday, December 4, 2015
Clinical trials conducted in eight hospitals show that a new pancreatic cancer drug could extend life by six months and boost survival rates by 50 percent, the National Health Research Institutes (NHRI, 國家衛生研究院) announced yesterday.
The number of new dengue fever infections increased by 301 on Tuesday, bringing the total since the start of May to 39,651, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday.
HIV-positive Israelis will be conscripted into the military for the first time, the army said Wednesday, a move welcomed by gay rights groups as an important step against discrimination.
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Rio badly polluted, even far offshore: AP test
Olympic sailor Erik Heil floated a novel idea to protect himself from the sewage-infested waters he and other athletes will compete in during next year's games: He'd wear plastic overalls and peel them off when he was safely past the contaminated waters nearest shore.
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