Thursday, July 3, 2014
Bone marrow transplants can reverse severe sickle cell disease in adults, a small study by government scientists found, echoing results seen with a similar technique used in children.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
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.
Some childhood vaccines are linked to serious side effects, but they are quite rare and do not include autism, food allergies or cancer, said a review of scientific literature Tuesday.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
A long-term study of women who used ovary-stimulating hormones for fertility treatment found no widespread evidence of a higher cancer risk, researchers said on Monday.
Monday, June 30, 2014
Egypt's military said Saturday that a device it claimed it invented to cure AIDS and hepatitis C needs six more months of testing.
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Women's migraine headache problems rise in the years shortly before and at the start of menopause, researchers say. That news might feel like vindication to the women who suspected as much but didn't always get support from their doctors.
Friday, June 27, 2014
People who watch three or more hours of television daily may be twice as likely to die prematurely than people who watch less, according to a study on Wednesday.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) yesterday announced the latest cause of death statistics, and chronic diseases take up seven spots on the top-10 list for 2013.
A leading U.S. doctors' group Tuesday urged parents to read to their children starting in infancy, in order to boost language skills in an age of screens and smartphones.
The largest study of its kind to date has shown that three-dimensional imaging finds more breast cancers than traditional mammography alone, according to research published on Tuesday.