Waistlines of American adults kept growing last year with obesity creeping up to 27.7 percent, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday.
A new kind of brain implant senses a patient's intent to move a robotic arm, offering new promise to people who are paralyzed or have lost limbs, researchers said Thursday.
Federal health advisers on Tuesday recommended approval for an experimental combination drug to treat cystic fibrosis, despite unresolved questions about the benefit of one of the pill's two ingredients.
The Formosa Plastics Group (台塑集團), the Wang Jan-Yang Charitable Trust (WJYTRUST) and the Taiwanese Osteoporosis Association are cooperating to promote research on five groups at high risk for osteoporosis, according to a press release of the WJYTRUST.
A new study suggests the measles shot comes with a bonus: By preventing that disease, the vaccine may also help your body fight off other illnesses for years.
Ireland's growing weight problem is linked to a range of causes including generations of over-eating following historic poverty, experts said Thursday, after a study indicated it would become one of Europe's fattest nations.
A new study by Taiwan scientists has discovered that gold-plated onion cells can be used to make artificial muscles, the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday.
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If Tom Schneider has his way, the image of chubby, pasty children hunkered down in front of their computers or personal devices will become a thing of the past.
Your employer may one day help determine if your genes are why your jeans have become too snug.
Women who are obese while pregnant may put their offspring at risk of childhood diabetes, a condition that requires lifelong insulin therapy, Swedish researchers said Tuesday.