Teaching parents to switch channels from violent shows to educational TV can improve preschoolers' behavior, even without getting them to watch less, a study found.
A total of 150 scientific studies have shown that bisphenol A (BPA), a controversial component of plastic bottles and canned food linings, may be used in quantities too small to negatively affect human health.
Alzheimer's disease cases in the U.S. will nearly triple in the next 40 years, according to new projections Wednesday that suggest there will be nearly 14 million sufferers by 2050.
Kaohsiung City in southern Taiwan has the highest concentration of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) of Taiwan's six municipalities, the Taiwan Healthy Air Action Alliance said yesterday.
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Obese children, adolescent girls in particular, are more likely to be diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) than normal-weight youth — with extreme obesity tied to a three to fourfold higher risk of MS.
In a feat never before achieved, a Taiwanese research team has successfully cloned two miniature pigs after three years of experiment, the National Science Council (NSC) announced yesterday.
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The first U.S. soldier to survive after losing all four limbs in the Iraq war has received a double-arm transplant by a Taiwanese-American doctor.
U.S. consumers are being offered a cornucopia of smartphone apps to track or manage health, but only a small number of people are using them, according to a survey released Monday.
PepsiCo subsidiary Gatorade said Friday it was removing an ingredient from its popular citrus-flavored sports drink that has a second life as a fire retardant.
It has been called the world's oldest recorded disease, an evil that humans have known for more than 3,500 years, as papyri from ancient Egypt testify.