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Friday, August 15, 2014
The UN's health agency said Thursday that the scale of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been vastly underestimated and "extraordinary measures" were needed to contain the disease.
The Foreign Ministry said yesterday it is keeping a close eye on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and helping Taiwanese citizens there look after their health while collecting the most up-to-date disease control information.
Being overweight boosts the risk of 10 common cancers, said a study of five million UK adults that prompted a call Thursday for tougher anti-obesity measures.
People around the world eat twice as much salt as they should, and this behavior translates into 1.65 million heart-related deaths per year, researchers said Wednesday.
A Canadian drugmaker working on an experimental drug for Ebola said Wednesday that it is not ready to make the treatment available in Africa, despite assurances by international health officials that it is ethical to use untested treatments to fight the deadly outbreak.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Sierra Leone Ebola doctor dies as W. Africa awaits experimental meds
A second senior doctor in Sierra Leone was confirmed dead from Ebola on Wednesday as West Africa anxiously awaited the arrival of experimental drugs to tackle the deadliest-ever outbreak of the virus.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patients' DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Organ donations and transplants from HIV/AIDS patients may become more widely available in Taiwan in the near future as the recent meeting between the Ministry of Health and Welfare chief (MHW) and the Taiwan Organ Registry and Sharing Center (TORSC, 財團法人器官捐贈移植中心) leaned toward qualifying those with HIV/AIDS as acceptable organ donors and recipients.
Monday, August 11, 2014
A national lung cancer trial launched earlier this summer with the help of a UC Davis oncologist has the potential to dramatically affect the way cancer drugs will be developed in the future.
Saturday, August 9, 2014
iss researchers say they have taken an important step towards a cure for arthritis, successfully testing a prototype treatment in mice that may soon be trialed on humans.
  
  
  
  
  
  
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