International Edition


April 29, 2017

Breaking News, World News and Taiwan News.
About Us
Contact Us
Terry Gou in apparent White House meeting with Trump
Taiwan hiker survived on salt and water
Tsai says Trump phone call could happen again
As Trump wall looms, a look at the world's barriers
Trump snubs Tsai's suggestion for another phone call: report
More Health Topics
  Aging    AIDS    Allergies    Arthritis-Pains    
  Cancer    Children’s Health    Cold-Flu    
  Eye Health    Genetics    Heart    
  Hypertension    Infectious Diseases    
  Medicine    Mental Health    
  Nutrition-Fitness    Oral Hygiene     
  Sexual Health     Skin-Beauty     
  Pregnancy-Menopause    Stroke    
  Surgical News    Other    
Health > Diabetes
In 2008, nearly one in every 10 people in Taiwan were suffering from diabetes, a disease that is becoming increasingly prevalent in the country, according to the results of a study released Friday by the National Health Research Institutes (NHRI).
Diabetes is spiraling in Asia but -- unlike the West -- those affected are relatively young and less likely to be struggling with obesity, a new study shows.
Doctors who gave diabetics a drug originally intended to lower patients' cholesterol found it reduced their risk of so-called minor amputation by 36 percent, a new analysis of research says.
Taiwan has developed a new drug for diabetes patients that will begin its first clinical trials on humans at a local medical center in 2010, marking the first drug ever to be developed on the island.
Diabetics are not only at higher risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke, they are also more susceptible to diseases of the eyes, kidneys and nervous system.
A new German study shows that diabetes patients are rarely treated successfully for the disease.
Diabetes can hurt the heart, the eyes and the kidneys. New research indicates a more ominous link: That diabetes increases the risk of getting Alzheimer's disease and may speed dementia once it strikes.
Diabetics not only are at higher risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke, they are also more susceptible to diseases of the eyes, kidneys and nervous system.
People who get fewer than six hours of sleep at night are prone to abnormal blood sugar levels, possibly putting them at risk for diabetes, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday.
Cost of inhibitors for Type 2 diabetes now covered by NHI
The medical cost coverage for DPP-4 inhibitors, a breakthrough in the treatment of patients with Type 2 diabetes, by the national health insurance (NHI) program formally took effect from March 1.
1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10    <   Prev    Next   >
Subscribe  |   Advertise  |   RSS Feed  |   About Us  |   Career  |   Contact Us
Sitemap  |   Top Stories  |   Taiwan  |   China  |   Business  |   Asia  |   World  |   Sports  |   Life  |   Arts & Leisure  |   Health  |   Editorial  |   Commentary
Travel  |   Movies  |   TV Listings  |   Classifieds  |   Bookstore  |   Getting Around  |   Weather  |   Guide Post  |   Student Post  |   Terms of Use  |   Sitemap
  chinapost search