Friday, April 25, 2014
The U.S. government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the federal Food and Drug Administration.
Aspirin can reduce the risk of colon cancer by half, but only in people who carry high levels of a specific type of gene, a study released Wednesday found.
Young adults who smoke marijuana may be at risk for serious or even fatal heart problems, according to a study by French researchers on Wednesday.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 食品藥物管理署) released its latest border inspection report yesterday, which listed the most recent efforts in confiscating and preventing contaminated foreign goods from entering Taiwan.
People who had low birth weights and those breastfed for short periods may be more likely to develop chronic inflammation linked to heart disease in adults, a study said Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Vietnam Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien visited several hospitals in Hanoi on Monday to inspect progress made in containing the measles outbreak that has so far claimed 116 lives nation-wide.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
For the first time, U.S. researchers have cloned embryonic stem cells from adult cells, a breakthrough on the path toward helping doctors treat a host of diseases.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Vietnam is scrambling to contain a deadly outbreak of measles that has killed more than 100 people, mostly young children, and infected thousands more this year, the government said Friday.
Friday, April 18, 2014
South Korean President Park Geun-hye faced Thursday the angry parents of hundreds of children missing in a ferry disaster, holding an impromptu and at times very tense meeting in an island gymnasium.
An experimental antiviral drug taken orally could help contribute to the eradication of measles, an infection responsible for thousands of deaths per year, scientists said in a report Wednesday.