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.
Both lanes of the Suhua Highway will reopen to traffic at 5 a.m. on Jan. 30 after over a month of construction work, the Directorate General of Highways (DGH) announced yesterday.
The air quality of South and Central Taiwan is a significant health threat, said the Yunlin County's Environmental Protection Bureau (環保局) yesterday.
With more and more people going online, over 70 percent of the respondents to a recent survey have complained of eye fatigue, according to government statistics released yesterday.
Introducing laws banning smoking in enclosed public places can lead to swift and dramatic falls in the number of children admitted to hospital suffering asthma attacks, according to a study in England published on Monday.
Allowing snowboarders to hit the slopes at one U.S. ski resort led to a small rise in the number of overall injuries, a trend in line with findings at ski areas elsewhere, according to a U.S. report.
One-time Russian prisoner Andrei tried to quit drinking 22 times, going for cures that lasted from one to six months. But each time, he went back to the bottle.
Patients and their families are rarely told when hospitals make mistakes with their medicines, according to a new study.
The Taipei Veterans General Hospital has conducted a series of examinations of former President Chen Shui-bian and has ruled out Parkinson's disease as the cause of hand tremors from which he is suffering, the hospital said yesterday.
A new strain of the winter vomiting disease norovirus has spread to France, New Zealand and Japan from Australia and is overtaking all others to become the dominant strain in Britain, health officials said on Wednesday.