Thursday, April 17, 2014
A high-tech scanner can help tell whether a brain-injured patient who appears to be in a vegetative state has a chance of regaining some consciousness, a study said Tuesday.
A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen American patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Japan has finished slaughtering 112,000 chickens after confirming its first bird flu infections in three years, with authorities stepping up efforts to swiftly contain the latest outbreak, officials said Tuesday.
More than 92,000 people, or one in 251 residents of Taiwan, were diagnosed with cancer in 2011, an increase of more than 2,000 from the previous year, according to figures released by the Health Promotion Administration (HPA) Tuesday.
A Chinese herb called thunder god vine works better than a widely prescribed pharmaceutical drug at easing rheumatoid arthritis, a study published on Monday said.
Japan's population has shrunk for the third year running, with the elderly making up a quarter of the total for the first time, government data showed on Tuesday.
A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right.
Monday, April 14, 2014
Japan has ordered the slaughter of some 112,000 chickens after officials confirmed Sunday bird flu infections at a poultry farm in the south.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
China and India are facing a cancer crisis, with smoking, belated diagnosis and unequal access to treatment all causing large-scale problems, experts said on Friday.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Obsessing over calories alone in America is becoming passe.