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Saturday, November 14, 2015
A highly sensitive EU report on Thursday claimed one of the world's most popular weed killers is "unlikely" to cause cancer, countering the U.N. and handing a victory to agri-business giant Monsanto.
Rite Aid adds prescription analysis to genetic test
Rite Aid is giving patients a chance to peek over their doctor's shoulder with genetic tests that help determine the effectiveness of some prescriptions.
Measles vaccines have saved more than 17 million lives in the past 15 years, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday, warning though that immunization coverage had marked time since 2010.
Friday, November 13, 2015
While the dengue fever outbreak has slowed in the southern city of Tainan, it has remained at its peak in the neighboring city of Kaohsiung, which saw 263 new cases on Wednesday alone, according to the latest statistics released by the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Weeks after a spa worker was found dead at a Las Vegas cryotherapy center, authorities said Tuesday she suffocated in the chamber chilled by liquid nitrogen.
Pioneer study finds how cancer spreads: NTU
Researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine and National Taiwan University (NTU, 台大), among other institutions, have published a study that could guide researchers in detecting the early spread of cancer cells (metastasis), NTU announced yesterday.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Japanese researchers have developed a micro-thin thermal sensor that can be attached directly to the skin, potentially useful in monitoring the health of infants or even making sportswear more comfortable.
The southern city of Tainan has seen fewer new dengue fever cases, but the neighboring city of Kaohsiung remains at the peak of an outbreak of the disease there, according to data released Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
A company whose name is synonymous with eyeballs on the Internet is turning its attention to hearts. Google Life Sciences, a research group recently spun off from its parent corporation, is teaming with the American Heart Association in a US$50 million project to find new ways to fight heart disease.
A survey's findings show that prolonged use of digital devices is associated with memory difficulties and an unhealthy lifestyle, said Herbalife, a global nutrition company.
Use of technology could result in 'early memory loss, deterioration'
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