Saturday, October 5, 2013
Health authorities in Taiwan have approved a new targeted therapy treating HER2-positive breast cancer, doctors reported.
Friday, October 4, 2013
Many people hospitalized in intensive care for conditions like a heart attack face lasting mental deficits similar to traumatic brain injury, U.S. researchers said Wednesday, urging families to push for minimal sedation.
Monday, September 30, 2013
An experimental Roche drug that seems to work particularly well against lung cancer in smokers may be a “game changer” for these normally difficult-to-treat patients, researchers said on Sunday.
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Years of training cause structural changes in a ballerina's brain that help her stay balanced in the pirouette, said a report Friday that may aid the treatment of chronic dizziness.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
New HIV infections have plummeted by a third overall since 2001 and more than halved among children, the United Nations said Monday.
Friday, September 13, 2013
Known as the “silent cancer,” lymphoma is one of the most rapidly rising cancers in Taiwan, with the annual contraction-rate averaging at 2,915 patients, representing a two-fold growth over the past decade.
TV ads tout testosterone treatments for “low T,” but surprising new research shows a different hormone may play a role in less sex drive and more fat as men age. Estrogen — the female hormone — is needed by men, too, and the study gives the first clear evidence that too little of it can cause certain “male menopause” symptoms.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
The head of Japanese cosmetics giant Kanebo apologized Wednesday over a recall of products blamed for leaving thousands of customers with skin blotches, as the firm faced criticism over delays in halting shipments.
President Enrique Pena Nieto's plan to tax sugary drinks to curb Mexico's obesity epidemic earned him praise Tuesday from New York's mayor and health advocates but soda makers slammed it as ineffective.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Myanmar on Tuesday received four state-of-the-art machines to detect drug-resistant tuberculosis, one of its major health problems.