A cat that was hidden inside a Taiwanese traveler's luggage will be returned to Taiwan and be put under quarantine for 180 days, the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ) said yesterday.
Chang Sih-mei (張四妹), an overseas Chinese from Malaysia with a rare genetic skin condition called harlequin ichthyosis, was discharged Monday from Chang Gung Memorial Hospital after undergoing a successful right hip replacement.
Researchers have discovered an antibody-generating protein that could help prevent multiplication of malaria parasites inside the body, giving new hope for a vaccine, a study said Thursday.
A mother, surnamed Chen, yesterday accused a physician from the Women and Children Clinic in Tainan of cutting her newborn daughter's ear while performing a Cesarean section.
An airborne toxin that is blown into Japan from northeast China could be the cause of the mysterious Kawasaki disease, a childhood illness that mostly affects the very young, researchers said Monday.
Twin girls born with a rare condition in Ohio were breathing on their own and their mom said she and her husband were able to hold them on Mother's Day.
Alcohol kills 3.3 million people worldwide each year, more than AIDS, tuberculosis and violence combined, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday, warning that booze consumption was on the rise.
Scientists on Sunday said they had used a harmless electrical current to modify sleep so that an individual has “lucid dreams,” a particularly powerful form of dreaming.
Saudi Arabia announced seven more deaths from the MERS coronavirus Saturday, as the World Health Organization prepared for an emergency meeting over worries about the spread of the disease.
The first American diagnosed with a mysterious virus from the Middle East has been released from an Indiana hospital and is consider fully recovered, the hospital said Friday.