Local doctors yesterday urged more public education to dissuade Taiwanese from seeking organ transplants in China, where they said such operations are not transparent.
Lack of sleep has a potentially harmful effect on gene expression, according to a study out Tuesday that sheds light on the link between sleep deficits and a wide range of health conditions.
Volunteer work has long been touted as good for the soul, but the practice is also good for your heart, according to a study out Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
On any given day in the United States, 18 percent of men and 11 percent of women drink more alcohol than federal guidelines recommend, according to a study that also found that 8 percent of men and 3 percent of women are full-fledged “heavy drinkers.”
Children who were bullied and those who were bullies themselves are both at higher risk for depression, anxiety and panic disorder years later, according to a U.S. study.
Teaching parents to switch channels from violent shows to educational TV can improve preschoolers' behavior, even without getting them to watch less, a study found.
A total of 150 scientific studies have shown that bisphenol A (BPA), a controversial component of plastic bottles and canned food linings, may be used in quantities too small to negatively affect human health.
Alzheimer's disease cases in the U.S. will nearly triple in the next 40 years, according to new projections Wednesday that suggest there will be nearly 14 million sufferers by 2050.
Kaohsiung City in southern Taiwan has the highest concentration of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) of Taiwan's six municipalities, the Taiwan Healthy Air Action Alliance said yesterday.
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Obese children, adolescent girls in particular, are more likely to be diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) than normal-weight youth — with extreme obesity tied to a three to fourfold higher risk of MS.