Lab mice that spent just two weeks in orbit showed early signs of liver damage upon returning to Earth, raising concern about what long-duration spaceflight might do to humans, researchers said Wednesday.
Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is working with the International College of Surgeons (ICS) to provide medical assistance to Indonesia, Swaziland, Nigeria and Peru, a Taiwanese official said.
Patrick O'Brien was a young, budding New York City filmmaker and DJ known as "TransFatty" when his legs suddenly started trembling uncontrollably. Walking became a struggle. He'd lose his balance and often fall down.
New research bolsters evidence that a simple blood test may someday be used to detect concussions.
Patients who delay getting treatment and insurers who balk at paying for it are among job stresses that Chicago nurse Ben Gerling faces on a semi-regular basis. So there was no tail-dragging when his employer offered a few four-legged workplace remedies.
Sufferers of Alzheimer's disease may not have "lost" their memories, but could simply have difficulty accessing them, researchers said as they unveiled a possible treatment that could one day offer a cure to the ravages of dementia.
An air pollution alert in greater Mexico City was extended Thursday, its fourth day, with authorities saying that despite slight improvements smog levels remained at almost 1 1/2 times acceptable limits in some areas.1 Comment
Overweight or obese women give birth to larger babies, says new research which could make some pregnant women think twice before reaching for a carton of ice cream.
Almost a quarter of teenagers have experienced sleep problems, according to the annual investigation of adolescents' sleeping habits released by the Taiwan Society of Sleep Medicine (TSSM, 台灣睡眠醫學學會) on Tuesday.
Air quality was poor Saturday in Southern Taiwan and the outlying island of Kinmen, according to the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA).