Faced with a shortage of polio vaccine, the World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries Friday to resort to smaller, fractional doses to ward off outbreaks of the crippling disease.
The price of cigarettes is set to increase by NT$20 (US$0.6) per pack later this year after the Legislature passed the third and final reading of an amendment to the Tobacco and Alcohol Tax on Friday, with the additional revenue to be earmarked for the country's long-term medical care program.
Losing and regaining weight repeatedly may be dangerous for overweight heart patients, a study suggests.
In a world bitterly divided into pro- and anti-Marmite factions, lovers of the tangy British spread have found support from an unexpected quarter: brain science.
In the wake of World War I, some veterans returned wounded, but not with obvious physical injuries. Instead, their symptoms were similar to those that had previously been associated with hysterical women -- most commonly amnesia, or some kind of paralysis or inability to communicate with no clear physical cause.