Dengue outbreak in Taiwan slowing down: CDC

The spread of dengue fever in Taiwan has started to show signs of slowing down, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Deputy Director-General Chuang Jen-hsiang said Sunday, but he warned that it could pic...

Southern Taiwanese city of Tainan reports year's first indigenous dengue fever case

A 78-year-old woman has become the first reported indigenous dengue fever case in Tainan this year, health authorities in the southern city announced Tuesday. The woman living in Tainan's South...

New Taipei City's Yonghe District sees first dengue fever case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced on Sept. 8 eight new cases of dengue fever across central and northern Taiwan, and the first case for New Taipei City's...

Southern Taiwan mobilizes 5,000 people to combat dengue fever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung City Government's anti-epidemic team mobilized nearly 5,000 people on Aug. 30 to combat the increased risk of a dengue fever outbreak, following last week...

Number of new HIV infections decreases by 26% YoY as of July 31: Taiwan CDC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) said in a press release last week that the number of new HIV infections in Taiwan was 1,156 as of July 31, 2018, which is a 2...

7 new cases of dengue fever recorded across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced that seven fresh cases of dengue fever had been recorded on Aug. 27, at a time when Taiwan's recent wet weather has inc...

Taiwan's wet weather increases risk of dengue fever outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the aftermath of the tropical depression which drenched southern Taiwan on Aug. 23-24, Taiwan faces an increased risk of dengue fever as conditions improve for disease-...

More indigenous dengue fever cases reported in Central Taiwan

More indigenous dengue fever cases have been reported in Taichung, including a four-year-old girl, the youngest victim this year, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Saturday. The central Ta...

The Latest: Ex-CDC boss denies woman's groping allegation

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (all times local): 2:15 p.m. The arrested forme...

Former CDC director Frieden arrested in on sex abuse charge

NEW YORK (AP) — A former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been arrested in New York on a sex abuse charge. The New York Police Department says Thom...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Aug. 19 Toronto Star on President Donald Trump's administration unveiling its...

More cases reported in indigenous dengue fever cluster in New Taipei

New Taipei's fifth and sixth cases of an indigenous dengue fever cluster of 2018 have been confirmed in the city's Xinzhuang District, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Saturday. O...

Health officials: Condoms are not meant to be reused

ATLANTA (AP) — Health officials are reminding people that condoms are reusable. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tweeted on its sexually transmitted disease site that c...

SleepScore Labs Validation Study Shows Significant Sleep Benefits from Swannies Glasses

CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--SleepScore Labs ™, the company behind the most advanced non-contact sleep improvement system for consumers, today announced exciting results from its la...

Banyan Biomarkers Announces Publication of ALERT-TBI Clinical Study Results in The Lancet Neurology

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 24, 2018--Banyan Biomarkers, Inc., a pioneer in developing biomarkers for traumatic brain injury (TBI), today announced the publication of the results for the ALERT-TBI...