Saturday, January 18, 2014
National Health Insurance reimbursements for ginkgo prescriptions have been greatly reduced in recent years since controls were imposed on its prescription, the National Health Insurance Administration said Friday.
Smoking cigarettes can cause even more health problems than lung cancer, including blindness, diabetes, erectile dysfunction and liver cancer, a major U.S. government report said on Friday.
Friday, January 17, 2014
Clinical trials show that a combination of pills, one still in the experimental phase and one that was just approved for the U.S. market, are effective at curing hepatitis C, researchers said Wednesday.
Middle-aged men risk a faster mental decline as they age if they've been drinking heavily for years, new research suggests.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Nine women in Sweden have successfully received transplanted wombs donated from relatives in an experimental procedure that has raised some ethical concerns. The women will soon try to become pregnant with their new wombs, the doctor in charge of the pioneering project has revealed.
Children's clothing and shoes made by a dozen globally recognized brands have been found to contain potentially harmful chemicals, Greenpeace said Tuesday.
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra faced a new contamination scare Tuesday with the forced recall of nearly 9,000 bottles of cream which had been tainted with E.coli bacteria.
Are people with kids happier than people without? In the United States, those with and without kids rate their lives about the same, but globally children tend to diminish well-being, said a study Monday.
Monday, January 13, 2014
Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) yesterday received notification of seven new human infections of the avian influenza A (H7N9) virus in China, and reminded nationals traveling to the mainland to exercise caution.
Sunday, January 12, 2014
Around 1,700 women in Taiwan are afflicted with cervical cancer every year and people should get screening to allow for early detection and treatment, Taiwan's Health Promotion Administration said Saturday.