Wednesday, November 27, 2013
The Tainan City Department of Health yesterday announced that a case of hemorrhagic dengue fever had broken out. The patient, a 62-year-old woman residing in Tainan's Northern District, has since been released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery, city health department officials said.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
The AIDS virus is infecting people at ayounger age, a Taipei city government official said Monday, calling for the public to pay more attention to the prevention of the deadly disease.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Steroid injections given to pregnant women before they deliver a premature baby may increase the risk of the child developing behavioral and emotional problems later in life, researchers said on Friday.
Friday, November 22, 2013
Help yourself to some nuts this holiday season: Regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease — in fact, were less likely to die of any cause — during a 30-year Harvard study.
More than a quarter of a million children each year are born infected with the virus that causes AIDS, but too few are being tested early to receive treatment and prolong their lives, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Scientists on Tuesday said they had treated hemophilia in dogs by fixing a flawed gene, marking a step forward towards treating the condition in humans, too.
Today's kids can't keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on millions of children around the world finds they don't run as fast or as far as their parents did when they were young.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
The pair of lungs sits inside a clear dome, gently inflating as doctors measure how well they'll breathe if implanted into a patient who desperately needs them.