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Japanese student dies 45 days after scooter accident in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mother of a Japanese student who died 45 days after a scooter accident in Taiwan has decided to donate his cornea for transplant, reports said Saturday (April 10). ...

6N: North out as Wales change 5, Scotland change 3

George North’s 100th test for Wales was delayed after he was ruled out of the Six Nations match against Scotland this weekend by a foot injury. North got over a scratched cornea agai...

Panthers' Rhule dealing with eye issue as season approaches

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers first-year head coach Matt Rhule said there is a reason why he’s been looking like “Darth Vader” recently at practice. Rhule revealed Thursday that he...

A US first, New Hampshire woman gets second face transplant

BOSTON (AP) — For the second time in a decade, a New Hampshire woman has a new face. Carmen Blandin Tarleton, whose face was disfigured in an attack by her ex-husband, became the fir...

8 patients to receive organs of New Taipei police officer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven to eight patients will receive organs from a New Taipei City police officer, Yang Ting-hao (楊庭豪), who was pronounced brain dead Monday (Aug. 3) after being hit by a ...

Japan performs world's first cornea transplant with iPS cells

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A medical team at Osaka University has conducted the first-ever cornea transplant surgery using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells), restoring partial eyesight to t...

Red Sox beat Mariners 14-1, over .500 for first time

BOSTON (AP) — Mitch Moreland hit a three-run home run, Rafael Devers and Andrew Benintendi each added a solo homer, and the Boston Red Sox moved above .500 for the first time this season with a 14-1 v...

Villar slam, Means' pitching lifts Orioles past Red Sox 4-1

BALTIMORE (AP) — Jonathan Villar hit a grand slam, John Means handcuffed Boston's torrid offense over seven innings and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Red Sox 4-1 Monday night. Villa...

Porcello pitches 8 shutout innings, Red Sox beat A's 5-1

BOSTON (AP) — Rick Porcello pitched eight shutout innings and struck out a season-high eight as the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Tuesday night. Porcello (2-3) all...

Bogaerts' double highlights 6-run rally; Red Sox beat A's

BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts hit a tying two-run double that sailed over the head of center fielder Ramón Laureano, who made a bad read during a six-run third inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat the ...

Martinez, Rodriguez lead Red Sox to 11-4 win over Tigers

BOSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez had three hits and Eduardo Rodriguez pitched six strong innings as the Boston Red Sox rebounded from a doubleheader sweep by Detroit and beat the Tigers 11-4 Wednesday nigh...

Red Sox get 1st series win, beat Rays 6-5 behind Benintendi

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Perhaps the Boston Red Sox will look back at this weekend as the games that got their title defense back on track. The World Series champions won a series...

Devers' walk-off hit in 9th lifts Red Sox over Blue Jays 7-6

BOSTON (AP) — Rafael Devers' game-winning hit in the ninth inning that gave the Boston Red Sox their first home victory of the season was never in doubt. The same can't be said of Te...

Kelly's hit lifts D-backs in 9th, Red Sox fall to 2-8

PHOENIX (AP) — Carson Kelly drilled a single into the left field corner, scoring Nick Ahmed with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks over the struggling Boston Red Sox 5-4 Sa...

Taiwan may begin allowing HIV-positive organ transplants next year

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan may begin allowing HIV-positive individuals to donate organs to HIV-positive patients sometime next year, Taiwan Organ Registry and Sharing Center Chairman Lee Po-chang (李伯...