Thursday, November 7, 2013
Older men treated with testosterone run a higher risk of death, heart attacks and strokes, according to a study out Tuesday suggesting the hormone therapy may need to be reconsidered.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
A single dose — rather than the recommended three — of a vaccine against the sexually transmitted disease HPV may be enough to ward off cervical cancer, researchers said Monday., 1 Comment
Monday, November 4, 2013
Some 3,000 more Cuban doctors are to arrive in Brazil from Monday to join a government program to fill vacancies in the country's public health system.
Sunday, November 3, 2013
What do Siberian tigers and older women have in common?
Saturday, November 2, 2013
“He needed an extra year to play and grow,” Cathrin Wesenberg said of her son Ole. While parents elsewhere are often accused of pushing their children, she is part of a trend in Germany to defer the start of school.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Doctors are urging people aged 50 and older to receive pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) to strengthen their immune systems, as the flu season nears.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Some Halloween toys sold in the southern city of Kaohsiung have been found to contain excess levels of plasticizer, an inspection has revealed, cautioning that the chemicals could increase the risk of cancer.
Parents should limit kids' tweeting and texting and keep smartphones and laptops out of bedrooms, a pediatricians group says.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Health officials said Monday that imported soybeans will be tested for possible residue of a pesticide called glyphosate immediatly.
The Taoyuan County Government yesterday announced that it has found traces of banned feed additives in the meats used by a well-known restaurant chain through a routine test of ingredients earlier in the month.