Friday, November 14, 2014
Think the reason some people live beyond the age of 100 is because of their genes? Think again.
Global aid agency Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Thursday it would begin unprecedented trials within a month on Ebola drugs and blood from survivors using patients in West Africa.
Semen appears to interfere with microbicide gels to prevent HIV, possibly explaining why they work in the lab but not in real-life situations, scientists said Wednesday.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday published the results of dioxin analysis on the first ten oil samples collected from Ting Hsin (頂新) and Cheng-I (正義), saying that the dioxin level of each item met national standards.
Taipei's Department of Health declared yesterday that the gypsum powder used by a New Taipei-based food company to make tofu pudding was intended for food use and not an industrial chemical for engineering as had been previously suspected., 1 Comment
Laundry detergent pods could be dangerous for young children, researchers warned Monday, as reports grow of kids under six swallowing the capsules in the United States., 1 Comment
Sunday, November 9, 2014
A kidney has found its third host after being transplanted twice in nine years to save two lives.
Thursday, November 6, 2014
People who work shifts for 10 years or more may suffer loss of memory and brain power, said a study Tuesday that also warned of safety concerns in high-risk jobs.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
French scientists said Tuesday they had found the genetic mechanism by which two HIV-infected men may have experienced a “spontaneous cure,” and said it offered a new strategy in the fight against AIDS.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) yesterday confirmed with mainland Chinese authorities that an H7N9 avian flu case has surfaced in Jiangsu Province (江蘇省), and issued a level two travel alert for this area — advising citizens to stay away from the affected regions.