As air pollution has been detected as reaching serious levels amid dropping temperatures in Western Taiwan, cases of asthma and other breathing difficulties are on the increase, according to Chang Gung Medical Foundation (林口長庚醫院) Chief of Pediatric Allergy Asthma and Rheumatology Division Yeh Kuo-wei (葉國偉).
If obesity is linked to Americans' 24/7 lifestyles, would it help to reset the clock that dictates our eating? A new study suggests it would, and in ways that go well beyond weight alone.
Obesity and extreme obesity can reduce life expectancy by up to eight years and deprive people of as much as 19 years of good health, according to a study published on Friday.
Recovery of feeling can gradually improve for years after a hand transplant, suggests a small study that points to changes in the brain, not just the new hand, as a reason.
Fast-food restaurants in the United States are "disproportionately" targeting black children and kids in middle-income and rural areas, according to a newly published study.
Laundry detergent pods could be dangerous for young children, researchers warned Monday, as reports grow of kids under six swallowing the capsules in the United States.
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A kidney has found its third host after being transplanted twice in nine years to save two lives.
The incidence of reported cases of whiplash has risen dramatically in many Western countries over the past three decades but a new generation of head restraints are helping to reduce the number of such injuries to motorists involved in car accidents.
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.