Taiwan will cooperate with the United States in conducting clinical trials on a dengue fever vaccine targeting older people, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has said.
Liberia said Thursday it was free of Ebola, meaning there are now no known cases in west Africa of the tropical virus that has left more than 11,300 people dead in the region since late 2013.
Thailand has become the first Asian country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, a milestone in the fight against the disease.
More than 40,000 chickens at a chicken farm in Pingtung County, Southern Taiwan, were culled after the farm was confirmed to have been infected with H5 subtype avian influenza.
A health study came to the defense of certain dietary fats on Tuesday, adding fuel to a scientific row over low-fat guidelines that have bedeviled dieters for nearly half-a-century.
A chemical in green tea has been shown to improve cognitive ability in persons with Down's syndrome, scientists and doctors said Tuesday.
Doubling the duration of hormone therapy for women with early-stage breast cancer from five to 10 years reduces the risk of recurrence and developing tumors in the other breast, a study showed Sunday.
Hong Kong culled 4,500 birds on Tuesday after the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus was discovered in a chicken at a local market.
Cancer drugs predictably cost much more in the U.S. than in poor countries and even other wealthy nations, but a study shows they are less affordable in some developing countries despite the lower price.
A Taiwanese research team has discovered a molecule in human cells that can regulate inflammation when infections caused by invasive pathogenic germs occur and help protect the body from systemic inflammation, known as sepsis.