A healthy food for one person may lead another to gain weight, according to a study out Thursday that suggests a one-size-fits-all approach to dieting is fundamentally wrong.
Japanese researchers have developed a micro-thin thermal sensor that can be attached directly to the skin, potentially useful in monitoring the health of infants or even making sportswear more comfortable.
Tracking calories at chain restaurants in the U.S. is supposed to become easier next year, but new studies raise questions about whether the counts actually make a difference for diners and eateries.
The Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC, 台灣自來水公司) said that its water supply is rigorously quality controlled to meet standards for drinking water set by the Executive Yuan's Environmental Protection Administration
Low-fat diets do not yield greater weight loss than other slimming regimes, said a study Friday, adding to the long-running debate on how best to shed extra pounds or kilos.
Three brisk walking principles to keep joints healthy were proposed by the Taiwanese Osteoporosis Association (TOA) yesterday, debunking myths that exercise is bad for joints in time for World Arthritis Day.
Being overweight at the age of 50 may speed the onset of Alzheimer's disease in old age, said a study Tuesday in the journal Molecular Psychiatry.
Gwyneth Paltrow lent a touch of Hollywood glamour Wednesday to a campaign against legislation that would prevent the labelling of genetically modified food in the United States.
The ratio of people with oversize waistlines increases for adult males of all sizes in the past 20 years, according to a research released by the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) yesterday.