Saturday, February 22, 2014
Researchers say they have found new evidence that Greece's financial crisis is taking a toll on the health of its citizens, including rising rates of HIV, tuberculosis, depression and even infant deaths.
Friday, February 21, 2014
U.S. obstetricians are being told to show more patience in the delivery room.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
The incidence of fatty liver has spiked sharply in Taiwan over the past 20 years, with more than 60 percent of people over the age of 40 year now suffering from the disease, according to a survey released Wednesday.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Social contact and regular exercise are key to aging well and living a longer life, according to newly presented research.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Plagued by cost overruns and a US$4.2 billion deficit, Taiwan's National Health Insurance set out in 2012 to find out what lay behind the problem.
Monday, February 17, 2014
For the roughly 6,000 people each year who give up a kidney to someone in need of a transplant in the United States, a new study finds that generosity may come at a price: a roughly tenfold increased risk of kidney failure in the 15 years following their donation.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Baby talk is more than just bonding: chatting with your infant spurs important brain development that sets the stage for lifelong learning, researchers said Thursday.
Moderate or heavy smokers who quit tobacco get a boost in mental wellbeing that, for people who are anxious or stressed, is equivalent to taking anti-depressants, a study said Thursday.
The reason people have more heart attacks when air pollution levels rise may have been revealed by a study on the impact of the BP oil spill on tuna, scientists said Thursday.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Women diagnosed with breast cancer caused by a notorious gene have a much better survival chance if they have both breasts removed instead of one, a study said Wednesday.