Thursday, April 25, 2013
Six laboratories around Taiwan have been recruited by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) this week to examine specimens of suspected H7N9 avian flu cases, CDC Director-General Chang Feng-yee said yesterday.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
A lab experiment that rode to space two years ago has offered new clues about why astronauts' immune systems struggle to perform in zero gravity, U.S. military researchers said on Monday.
Taipei Medical University (TMU) Chairman Lee Tsu-der (李祖德) yesterday announced the founding of Swissray Global Healthcare Holding Limited (Swissray) in Taiwan, in collaboration with the government's policy of “One Alliance for one Medical Device.”
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. will work with Far Eastern Memorial Hospital to launch a platform specifically designed for two health information services, Far EasTone said yesterday.
Monday, April 22, 2013
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday the time was “not ripe” for political negotiations with China, despite fast-improving economic ties.
Taiwan has received specimens of the H7N9 avian flu virus from China to help research the new strain, in what an official described yesterday as a landmark move in health cooperation.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Fainting may be in our genes, which may explain why keeling over at the sight of blood tends to run in families, according to researchers in Australia.
The Hope Foundation for Cancer Care (HOPE) on Friday invited Cary Adams, chief executive officer of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), to Taiwan to help alter people's common misbeliefs about cancer.
The Taiwan Organ Registry and Sharing Center (ORSC) recently called for a review system for hospitals that conduct organ transplants, adding that the Department of Health (DOH) should disqualify those with insufficient experience in the field.
A wild strain of the H7N9 avian flu virus provided by China arrived in Taiwan yesterday morning, the Department of Health's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said.