Sunday, June 15, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said it was time to banish sexual violence “to the dark ages” as an international conference on rape as a weapon of war wrapped up in London on Friday.
Saturday, June 14, 2014
National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) introduced bio-absorbing stents for cardiac patients who require angioplasty, which will disappear after about two to three years and leave only harmless water and carbon dioxide in the patients' bodies., 1 Comment
Thursday, June 12, 2014
With the high occurrence of cavities in the nation's teeth, the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) is studying the feasibility of adding fluorine, known for its cavity prevention effect, to table salts., 2 Comments
Academia Sinica yesterday announced the establishment of the world's first STOML2 database that allows hospitals to diagnose colorectal cancer in its early stage.
The Danish parliament on Wednesday scrapped a law requiring people to be sterilized as part of the sex change procedure before they could be legally recognized as another gender.
Women who often indulge their cravings for hamburgers, steaks and other red meat may have a slightly higher risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests.
Stomach-shrinking bariatric surgery beats other forms of treatment in bringing about remission of type 2 diabetes in the obese, according to a Swedish study out Tuesday.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
In one of the most ambitious attempts yet to thwart Alzheimer's disease, a major study got underway Monday to see if an experimental drug can protect healthy seniors whose brains harbor silent signs that they're at risk.
Monday, June 9, 2014
The Texas Republican Party now endorses so-called reparative therapy for gays, under a new policy statement given final approval at its annual convention Saturday.
Friday, June 6, 2014
More than 200 people have died from the highly contagious Ebola virus in Guinea, making it one of the worst ever outbreaks of the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday.