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2016/08/24 | Hsu Chia-yu

Taiwan-Designed Wearable Medical Device Poised to Help Diabetics Worldwide

An innovative wearable medical device designed by two Taiwanese students has the potential to help millions of diabetics around the world.

2016/08/19 | ZiQing Low

Expat Couple Shocked by US$41k Taiwan Hospital Bill

An expat couple in Taiwan have started a crowdfunding campaign after being hit with a surprise medical bill after the birth of their twin daughters.

2016/08/19 | Yuan-ling Liang

Underreporting, Discrimination Facilitates Spread of HIV/AIDS in Taiwan: Doctor

Following the case of a student who was expelled from a military university after he tested positive for HIV, a doctor warns that discrimination against people with AIDS has led to underreporting of the disease in Taiwan.

2016/08/19 | ZiQing Low

Beijing Hospital Fines Women for ‘Unapproved Pregnancies’

A Beijing hospital has collected thousands of dollars from female employees who have 'unapproved pregnancies.'

2016/08/10 | Don Shapiro

Defining Drug Advertising in Taiwan

Companies have been punished for disseminating information on disease awareness.

2016/08/03 | Hsu Chia-yu

Efforts Underway to Clean-Up Animal Testing in Taiwan

Experts hope that labs with international accreditation will improve the quality of animal testing in Taiwan.

2016/08/02 | Olivia Yang

Behind the Award-Winning Tableware Set for People With Dementia

'I didn’t know what my next step would be. I would sleep for a couple of hours and then jump out of bed to keep developing my plan.'