Friday, July 17, 2015
The Taipei City Government's Department of Health (DOH) announced a list of 11 disqualified cold drinks and icy treats yesterday with excessive levels of E. Coli. Items on the list include "Latte with ice" from OK Mart, "Black Tea Slurpee" from T.K.K. (頂瓜瓜) Fried Chicken's Rui-guang branch and Chocolate Milkshake from Drama cafe., 1 Comment
Scientists said Wednesday they had taken a key step towards stem cell therapy for rare mitochondrial disorders, passed on from mother to child.
Sunday, July 12, 2015
The most common causes of death for children aged 1 to 14 years old are unintentional injuries -- including motor vehicle accidents, drowning and choking -- the Health Promotion Administration (HPA, 國民健康署) said on Wednesday.
Emphasis on nutritional intake not only improves mental and physical balance but could also treat depression, according a doctor at China Medical University Hospital Wednesday.
Saturday, July 11, 2015
People who suffer from psychosis are about three times more likely to be smokers, but scientists have long scratched their heads over which one leads to the other.
Federal health regulators are bolstering warning labels on popular pain relievers like Advil and Aleve, adding new information about their risks of heart attack and stroke.
Friday, July 10, 2015
Like many women in Algeria infected by their husbands with HIV, 30-year-old Sihem is a victim twice over, living with her disease and suffering as a social outcast.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Mourdja's nose has been eaten away, like one lip and part of her upper gum, leaving the 13-year-old girl atrociously disfigured by noma, a disease that thrives on malnutrition.
Saturday, July 4, 2015
A woman in Washington state died from measles in the spring -- the first measles death in the U.S. since 2003 and the first in the state since 1990, health officials said Thursday.
Friday, July 3, 2015
Liraglutide, an injectable diabetes drug that U.S. regulators approved last year for weight loss, helped obese people lose an average of eight kilograms, a yearlong study said Wednesday.