Autophagy, the little-understood method by which human cells dispose of harmful waste and unwelcome intruders, may one day be central to therapies for longer, healthier living, experts said.
Taiwan has confirmed a new imported case of Zika virus infection, involving a 51-year-old Taiwanese man who developed the symptoms of fever, conjunctivitis and joint pain after returning from Vietnam in late September, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Saturday.
Academia Sinica, Taiwan's top research institution, said last Wednesday that it has joined a U.S.-initiated project that seeks cooperation among several countries in an effort to promote cancer prevention and control.
The Consumers' Foundation (CF, 消基會) said Friday that cooking oil produced by Standard Foods Corporation (佳格食品) contained benzene, which is known to cause cancer., 1 Comment
Scientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people -- the mother, the father and an egg donor.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a goal that's even more ambitious than connecting the entire world to the internet: He and his wife want to help eradicate all disease by the end of this century.
Women over the age of 34 face difficulty getting pregnant, according to analysis in a report released by the Ministry of Health and Welfare's Health Promotion Administration., 1 Comment
Brain cancer is now the deadliest childhood cancer in the U.S., now ahead of leukemia, a result of improved leukemia treatment and a frustrating lack of progress on brain cancer.
Parents know the frustration of trying to get that gunky pink antibiotic into a tot screaming from an ear infection.
It might be time to reconsider the five-second rule when thinking about eating food that has fallen on the floor.