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Taiwan-US team discovers way to slow coronary artery disease

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A team of Taiwanese and American scientists has found a way to slow down the buildup of fatty deposits in blood vessels that often lead to a dangerous reduction of blood f...

Novartis Piqray® - First and only treatment specially for patients with a PIK3CA mutation in HR+/HER2- advanced breast cancer receives HSA approval[1]

Piqray (alpelisib) is the only treatment approved specifically to address PIK3CA mutationThe approval was based on SOLAR-1 Phase III trial showing Piqray plus fulvestrant nearly doubled median PFS (11...

Taiwan finds 5 pharmaceuticals effective at suppressing COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Academia Sinica has discovered five pharmaceuticals and herbal medicines capable of reining in the viral activity of the coronavirus. The potential COVID-1...

Taiwan’s Academia Sinica uses cluster analysis to identify dominant SARS-CoV-2 strain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A team from Academia Sinica, Taiwan’s premier government-funded research institute, has analyzed genomic distributions of SARS-CoV-2 and discovered a dominant strain...

Stanford scientist calls for investigation of Wuhan lab leak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a growing number of scientists are expressing support for an investigation into the possibility that the Wuhan coronavirus leaked out of a Chinese lab, a Stanford micro...

Taiwan research reveals gut bacteria as new hope for treating hair loss in men

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's top research institute found an anaerobic bacteria which can turn estrogens into androgens and vice versa, shedding light on future treatments for hair loss i...

Taiwan creates breakthrough with climate change-resistant rice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leading research institution in Taiwan has developed a genome editing method capable of helping rice adapt to environmental changes caused by increasingly frequent, extr...

Drought in northern tropics not caused by global warming: Taiwan study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A research team at National Taiwan University (NTU) has reconstructed 2,700 years of rainfall in Southeast Asia by analyzing stalagmites from caves in southern Thailand, U...

Could Reading our Circadian Clocks According to DNA Repair Optimize Chemotherapy?

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2018--We all have tiny, protein-operated clocks inside our cells that operate based upon the 24-hour day cycle. These circadian clocks are important for the ...

Turning to beet juice and beer to address road salt danger

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Looking to strike a balance between ice-free roads and clean waterways, public works departments around the country are working to cut their salt use in winter by slathering the r...

Talk about vintage: Pottery shards show 8,000-year-old wine

NEW YORK (AP) — Talk about vintage wine: Pieces of broken pottery found in the nation of Georgia provide the earliest known evidence for the origins of today's winemaking industry. T...

Study: Man-made extreme weather has hit all over the world

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most people on Earth have already felt extreme and record heat, drought or downpours goosed by man-made global warming, new research finds. In a first-of-its-kind s...

Caught napping: Baseball hitting, pitching sapped by jet lag

NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers say they've documented an unseen drag on major league baseball players that can wipe out home field advantage, make pitchers give up more home runs, and take some punch out...