Tuesday, July 21, 2015
AIDS researchers released a call to action Sunday for a worldwide shift in HIV treatment, to providing medication immediately after diagnosis instead of first watching for signs of illness to appear.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou announced Thursday that five burn experts from Johns Hopkins University in the United States will accompany him to Taiwan on his return flight to support medical treatment for the victims of a dust explosion at a water park in New Taipei last month., 1 Comment
A group of plastic and reconstructive surgeons and therapists from Johns Hopkins Medicine will arrive in Taipei this weekend to help treat patients who suffered severe burns last month in a water park disaster, a Ministry of Health and Welfare official said Friday.
Friday, July 17, 2015
The Taipei City Government's Department of Health (DOH) announced a list of 11 disqualified cold drinks and icy treats yesterday with excessive levels of E. Coli. Items on the list include "Latte with ice" from OK Mart, "Black Tea Slurpee" from T.K.K. (頂瓜瓜) Fried Chicken's Rui-guang branch and Chocolate Milkshake from Drama cafe., 1 Comment
Scientists said Wednesday they had taken a key step towards stem cell therapy for rare mitochondrial disorders, passed on from mother to child.
Sunday, July 12, 2015
The most common causes of death for children aged 1 to 14 years old are unintentional injuries -- including motor vehicle accidents, drowning and choking -- the Health Promotion Administration (HPA, 國民健康署) said on Wednesday.
Emphasis on nutritional intake not only improves mental and physical balance but could also treat depression, according a doctor at China Medical University Hospital Wednesday.
Saturday, July 11, 2015
People who suffer from psychosis are about three times more likely to be smokers, but scientists have long scratched their heads over which one leads to the other.
Federal health regulators are bolstering warning labels on popular pain relievers like Advil and Aleve, adding new information about their risks of heart attack and stroke.