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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...

Orioles add Matt Harvey to major league roster

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Matt Harvey is back in the major leagues with the Baltimore Orioles. Baltimore selected the contract of the 31-year-old right-hander on Thursday, one week befor...

Survivors struggle as scientists race to solve COVID mystery

There was no reason to celebrate on Rachel Van Lear’s anniversary. The same day a global pandemic was declared, she developed symptoms of COVID-19. A year later, she’s still waiting for them to disapp...

Uni-Bio Science Group and DotBio Announce Partnership to Co-Develop multi-specific DotBodies for people with retinal diseases

HONG KONG SAR - EQS Newswire - 10 March 2021 - A fully integrated biopharmaceutical company -- Uni-Bio Science Group Limited (the "Company", together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; Stock code: ...

Cocaine: The drug pipeline to Europe

Alexander is in his mid-forties and works in the media industry. He lives in Berlin's central district — and he is a cocaine user. In the past, this meant he took the drug about twice a week...

DeChambeau flattered by role in golf's rule-change proposals

Bryson DeChambeau has been pushing the limits of golf with his quest for increased distance off the tee. So the game's so-called “mad scientist” is flattered that rule-makers are pro...

'New chance at life': Man gets face, hands in rare surgery

NEW YORK (AP) — Almost six months after a rare face and hands transplant, Joe DiMeo is relearning how to smile, blink, pinch and squeeze. The 22-year-old New Jersey resident had the ...

Hate crime charge added in attack on gay Louisiana teen

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A hate crime charge has been added to attempted murder in the case of a gay Louisiana teenager who was attacked by another teen he met on a dating app last year. ...

Taiwan's medical community reminds public of dangers of excessive drinking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ahead of the festivities associated with the year’s end, Taiwan’s medical community is reminding everyone of the dangers of excessive drinking. Motor reflex...

Japan's 'onsen': A hot bath every day keeps doctors away

Professor Shinya Hayasaka, a medical doctor and professor at Tokyo City University, has been studying the health benefits of taking a bath or relaxing in an "onsen" natural hot spring for mo...

How does the coronavirus affect the heart?

How does COVID-19 affect the heart? Even though it’s known as a respiratory virus, doctors believe the coronavirus can directly infect the heart muscle and cause other problems lead...

AmLife rolled out its World Mental Health Day showcase themed "Sleep Well For Mental Health" covering six key countries

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 26 October 2020 - In conjunction with World Mental Health Day (WMHD), sleep health specialist AmLife International Sdn. Bhd rolled out its WMHD showcase theme...

Fundraising goes on as Leah Still at 5 years cancer free

Leah Still planned to celebrate five years cancer free with a dinner at her favorite steakhouse. The 10-year-old daughter of former NFL player Devon Still had to settle for a home-co...

Taiwanese entertainer Alien Huang died from aortic dissection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The preliminary results of an autopsy carried out on Alien Huang (黃鴻升) revealed the late Taiwanese entertainer appeared to have died as the result of aortic dissection and...

Trail of bubbles leads scientists to new coronavirus clue

A doctor checking comatose COVID-19 patients for signs of a stroke instead stumbled onto a new clue about how the virus may harm the lungs -- thanks to a test that used tiny air bubbles and a robot. ...