Antibiotic resistance, which can turn common ailments into killers, has reached dangerous levels worldwide, the World Health Organization warned Monday, saying users still know too little about how antibiotics work.
Weeks after a spa worker was found dead at a Las Vegas cryotherapy center, authorities said Tuesday she suffocated in the chamber chilled by liquid nitrogen.
Rich countries have gained more than 10 years in life expectancy on average since 1970, a study released by the OECD said Wednesday, but the United States has slumped to near the bottom.
The Taipei City Government plans to offer free blood lead tests to the public next month at a local hospital.
An online survey has found that 81 percent of Taiwanese women are not satisfied with their breasts, while 60 percent think that D-cup "teardrop-shaped" breasts are the most ideal.
Genetic testing company 23andMe is reintroducing some health screening tools that federal regulators forced off the market more than two years ago, due to concerns about their accuracy and interpretation by customers.
Most women with low sexual desire won't rush to get the first prescription drug to boost female libido when it becomes available on Saturday. But they may have more options down the road.1 Comment
A major study finds that taking calcium or vitamin D pills does not help prevent growths that can lead to colon cancer in people who have had at least one in the past.
Seeking to douse a months-long scandal over providing fetal tissue for research, women's health care giant Planned Parenthood said Tuesday it will no longer accept reimbursements for costs of the donations.
Research published in the medical journal The Lancet says one in three of all the young men in mainland China are likely to die from tobacco, but that the number can fall if the men quit smoking.