Britons had far less gum disease in the Roman era than today, and oral health has seriously worsened despite the advent of toothbrushes and dentists, a study said Friday.
A research team at National Cheng Kung University in Tainan unveiled Thursday a pocket-sized blood test card that can identify blood type and finish cross-matching in just minutes.
A major international research group rang alarm bells Monday over the scourge of hidden hunger, also known as vitamin and mineral deficiencies, which affects over two billion people with often devastating consequences.
A 21-month-old girl is the first person in Michigan to die from the virus that has caused severe respiratory illness across the U.S., state health officials said Saturday.
The international health care park in the Free Economic Pilot Zones (FEPZs) will showcase Taiwan's medical expertise and help level up Taiwan's tourism and medical industries, ..................
Federal health officials have approved a daily pill that can cure the most common form of hepatitis C without the grueling pill-and-injection cocktail long used to treat the virus.
The death toll from Ebola has passed 4,000, the World Health Organization said, while a Madrid nurse was fighting for her life Saturday as authorities worldwide tried to prevent panic over the deadly disease.
The Taiwan Osteoporosis Association (TOA, 骨質酥鬆症學會) yesterday urged the public to be mindful of the importance of conducting exercise activities correctly, as more and more women adopt brisk walking as a way to combat dwindling bone density beyond the age of 60.
Doctors in Spain hospitalised four more people and rushed to identify dozens of others at risk on Tuesday after a nurse was infected with the deadly Ebola virus, raising fears of contagion in Europe.
A 36-year-old Swede has become the world's first woman to give birth after receiving a womb transplant, medical journal The Lancet said on Saturday, describing the event as a breakthrough for infertile women.