Monthly Archives: July 2017

Bhanja virus has killed three people in Japan

Bhanja virus has killed three people in Japan The Bhanja virus is a serogroup member of the Bhanja virus serocomplex.  The clinical condition it causes in humans is called “severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome” or SFTS.  Its fatality rate is … Continue reading

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HIV test kits now available in convenient stores in Taiwan

HIV test kits now available in convenient stores in Taiwan A nearly 60-year-old prostitute in the Wan Hwa district of Taipei City had sex with 800 clients between the end of 2016 and June, 2017.  In a routine health check, … Continue reading

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What will entice the Taiwanese to make more babies?

What will entice the Taiwanese to make more babies? A Yahoo Taiwan survey of 10,300 responses conducted on July 11-17, 2017, asked: Do you think the Taiwanese government’s policy of setting up a large number of public infant care service … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s top ten cancer diseases

Taiwan’s top ten cancer diseases Taiwan’s top ten cancer diseases in 2016 are:  (1)  bronchial cancer and lung cancer; (2)  liver cancer; (3)  colon rectal cancer; (4)  women’s breast cancer; (5)  oral cancer; (6)  prostate cancer; (7)  stomach cancer; (8) … Continue reading

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Ultrasound successfully stimulates sprout growth

Ultrasound successfully stimulates sprout growth MinDao University and the Hualien Agricultural Improvement farm have successfully developed the use of ultrasound to stimulate the growth of bean sprouts. Ultrasonic waves is said to be able to destroy microorganisms that prevent seeds … Continue reading

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Hepatitis in Taiwan

Hepatitis in Taiwan Taiwan hopes to eliminate chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis of the liver from the top ten fatal diseases list by 2017.  In 2016, chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis of the liver were among the list of the top ten … Continue reading

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Survey about DVT

Survey about DVT The Lienhsin Airport Medical Treatment Center that provides emergency medical services at the Taoyuan International Airport and the Sungshan Airport in Taipei released its 14-year survey of the results of the “economy class syndrome” or Deep Vein … Continue reading

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