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.
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.
A 15-month-old Indian girl whose head has swollen to nearly double its normal size is “doing well,” a doctor said Friday, but treatment could be complicated by the extreme nature of her case.
The price of fame can be high with an international study on Thursday finding that people who enjoy successful entertainment or sporting careers tend to die younger.
Australians are smoking and drinking less than they were five years ago but are fatter and more anxious, according to a new survey profiling the nation's health launched Tuesday.
Coffee drinkers, beware. Seventy-five percent of local chains use lids that are potentially toxic, according to a survey released Saturday by Taipei City councilors.
Amputees often experience “phantom limbs,” or the sensation that their missing limb is still present, but a Swedish study published Thursday showed that even non-amputees can experience the bizarre sensation.
Stephen Hawking toured a stem cell laboratory Tuesday where scientists are studying ways to slow the progression of Lou Gehrig's disease, a neurological disorder that has left the British cosmologist almost completely paralyzed.
The world's first clinical trial designed to explore using a hallucinogen from magic mushrooms to treat people with depression has stalled because of British and European rules on the use of illegal drugs in research.