Frustrated with his ever-growing weight that peaked at 306 kg, Ronnie Brower began dieting and working out on his way to losing an astounding 208 kg. His four-year fitness journey, chronicled on Facebook, earned him the admiration of a woman at his gym who similarly was trying to lose a lot of weight.
Stress and junk food -- such a vicious cycle.
Every five minutes and six seconds someone in Taiwan will develop cancer.
U.S. regulators Friday approved the first targeted drug for certain patients with an aggressive form of leukemia.
Faced with a shortage of polio vaccine, the World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries Friday to resort to smaller, fractional doses to ward off outbreaks of the crippling disease.
The price of cigarettes is set to increase by NT$20 (US$0.6) per pack later this year after the Legislature passed the third and final reading of an amendment to the Tobacco and Alcohol Tax on Friday, with the additional revenue to be earmarked for the country's long-term medical care program.
Losing and regaining weight repeatedly may be dangerous for overweight heart patients, a study suggests.
In a world bitterly divided into pro- and anti-Marmite factions, lovers of the tangy British spread have found support from an unexpected quarter: brain science.
In the wake of World War I, some veterans returned wounded, but not with obvious physical injuries. Instead, their symptoms were similar to those that had previously been associated with hysterical women -- most commonly amnesia, or some kind of paralysis or inability to communicate with no clear physical cause.
Researchers said Friday they had found an indigenous Amazonian tribe with the lowest levels of artery hardening -- a portender of heart disease -- ever observed.