Saturday, April 13, 2013
The United Nations launched a plan Friday aimed at all but eradicating childhood deaths from diarrhea and pneumonia by 2025, in a bid to save the lives of some 2 million children every year.
Friday, April 12, 2013
There are roughly 230,000 people who have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder in Taiwan, according to doctors from Taipei Medical University (TMU).
The new strain of H7N9 avian flu will not disappear anytime soon, the deputy minister of the Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
China will offer Taiwan a virus strain that will aid the nation's development of an H7N9 influenza vaccine, Central Epidemic Command Center for H7N9 Influenza chief Chang Feng-yih (張峰義) announced yesterday.
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday visited the Central Epidemic Command Center for H7N9 influenza, urging officials to remember the bitter lessons learned from the previous SARS outbreak and prevent the avian influenza from spreading to Taiwan., 1 Comment
A 4-year-old boy has recovered from a new strain of bird flu that has killed nine people in China, a doctor said Wednesday, as the country's premier said the outbreak was under control.
African-Americans with a certain gene variant have nearly double the risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease than those without it, a new study out Tuesday found.
A common treatment for irregular heartbeats may have a serious side effect: a new study out Tuesday showed it could increase the risk for certain cancers, especially among men.
A Canadian high school student has improved an ineffective experimental cancer therapy with a simple tweak — pairing it with antibiotics — earning accolades Tuesday from a panel of eminent scientists.
Stephen Hawking toured a stem cell laboratory Tuesday where scientists are studying ways to slow the progression of Lou Gehrig's disease, a neurological disorder that has left the British cosmologist almost completely paralyzed.