Friday, September 19, 2014
Promoted as an aid to good health, artificial sweeteners may in fact be boosting diabetes risk, said a study Wednesday that urged a rethink of their widespread use and endorsement.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic., 1 Comment
Taiwanese people's ignorance of HIV and AIDS have not changed much over the past two decades, a local group said Monday, urging the public to educate themselves about the disease., 1 Comment
Venezuela's chronic shortages have begun to encroach on a cultural cornerstone: the boob job.
Monday, September 15, 2014
With her blotted red lipstick, perky coiffed curls and fitted 1940s skirt suit, Constanze Pelzer looks like she's stepped off a World War II film set.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Federal health experts say a diabetes drug from Novo Nordisk should be approved for a new use in treating obesity.
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) announced a new regulation recently, saying that patients who are at least third-degree relatives of organ donors can be prioritized for receiving organs for transplant from October this year.
Friday, September 12, 2014
Premier Jiang Yi-huah directed the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) Thursday to review the existing Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification system to see if it should be abolished or improved.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Nine in 10 American children eat too much salt, greatly raising their risk of high blood pressure and heart disease as they grow older, experts said Tuesday.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Some current or former heavy smokers may benefit from a new lung cancer test even if they're 65 or older — although they experience more false alarms, suggests an analysis from the U.S. that comes as Medicare is debating whether to pay for the scans.