A glass or two of booze is good for your heart, according to long-standing medical advice that drinkers are often fond of citing.
The Chinese-language United Evening News yesterday reported that in hopes of combating the increase in national obesity, the medical community and the government are seeking to develop a taxation policy that will impose higher taxes on products with high sugar content.
It may not destroy your soul, but it turns out heavy metal music can be hazardous to your brain. At least in some rare cases.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced yesterday that 24 more cases of dengue fever were diagnosed last week, which, together with 61 existing patients in Taiwan since May, reached a record-breaking 11-year high.
The Chang Gung Memorial Hospital yesterday released a report of AV-133 PET scans, the most advanced means of analyzing Parkinson's disease, which were published in an international medical journal.
The number of imported cases of acute hepatitis A infection has increased to 29 in Taiwan so far this year, the highest level since 2009, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
With trousers around his ankles, Justin Igalla awaits a tight rubber band for his foreskin, an innovative non-surgical technique rolling out in several African nations to encourage circumcision and cut HIV infection rates.
A National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) team has discovered the pathogenesis of liver fibrosis and developed antibodies that reduce liver damage, inhibit hepatic fibrosis and recover liver function, according to a press release from the school.
In response to an increase in hospital patients aged 20-30 wondering whether or not they have dementia, several doctors in Taiwan have stated that most patients are only forgetful due to work-related stress. Nutritionists typically prescribe stress relieving exercises and brain foods to help boost brain function.
A cat that was hidden inside a Taiwanese traveler's luggage will be returned to Taiwan and be put under quarantine for 180 days, the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ) said yesterday.