According to the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity worldwide has more than doubled since 1980.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday unveiled a series of agreements between the U.S. and Australia to create an "unprecedented" international research database of cancer patients as he kicked off a three-day visit in Melbourne.
A scholar recommended the government resume investigations into parasites, due to increasing globalization and international exchange, the United Evening News reported.
The first known case of a woman spreading the Zika virus to a man during unprotected sex was reported on Friday in New York City, health authorities said.
The YongLing Healthcare Foundation, founded by chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) of the Hon Hai Group, has incubated five new venture teams under its inaugural H. Spectrum Youth Talent Cultivation Project, and Gou will share his recipes for developing new ventures today, the Central News Agency reported.
The Consumers' Foundation (CF, 消基會) Friday criticized the government for lifting the ban on Canadian beef imports too soon -- stating mad cow disease had broken out in Canada last February and the disease has an incubation period of up to seven years...
The outbreak of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, blamed for a surge in birth defects, has likely reached its peak in Latin America and the epidemic should be over within three years, researchers said Thursday.
Multivitamins and mineral supplements in pregnancy are an "unnecessary expense" with no proven benefits for most well-nourished women or their babies, said a review of science data Tuesday.
Despite a rising HIV epidemic in Russia, officials appear to be clamping down on the few organizations trying to fight the spread of the virus.
Saturated fats in butter, lard and red meat raise the risk of early death, but replacing these with fats like olive oil can offer substantial health benefits, a three-decade study confirmed on Tuesday.