Tuesday, December 3, 2013
The Taiwan Asthma Council and Taiwan Society of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine recently launched Taiwan's first multifunctional smartphone application designed for asthma patients.
Monday, December 2, 2013
Myanmar Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi urged greater openness and compassion in the global struggle against AIDS Sunday as experts warned against complacency despite falling infection rates.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
The U.N. Children's Fund says it is alarmed about increasing HIV and AIDS rates among adolescents over the last seven years and is advocating an aggressive program that includes condom distribution and antiretroviral treatment.
A new and more aggressive strain of HIV discovered in West Africa causes significantly faster progression to AIDS, researchers at Sweden's Lund University said Thursday.
Brunei's first locally performed kidney transplant has been declared a success, said the Ministry of Health Thursday, with both donor and recipient recovering well at Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital.
Friday, November 29, 2013
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) Department of Psychology Distinguished Professor Shu-Lan Hsieh's research on neurofeedback training proved that her training methods can improve attention and working memory performance, the university revealed recently., 1 Comment
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Consumer activists Tuesday cited a Captain America shield that contains 29 times more lead than allowed by law as one of the most dangerous toys of 2013.
An experimental device is letting paralyzed people drive wheelchairs simply by flicking their tongue in the right direction. Key to this wireless system: Users get their tongue pierced with a magnetic stud that resembles jewelry and acts like a joystick, in hopes of offering them more mobility and independence.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday that its office in Japan has lodged a protest with the Japanese government and demanded a correction to a website that listed Taiwan as an area with the avian influenza A (H7N9) virus.
The Tainan City Department of Health yesterday announced that a case of hemorrhagic dengue fever had broken out. The patient, a 62-year-old woman residing in Tainan's Northern District, has since been released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery, city health department officials said.