Efficient treatment of recurrent hepatitis B complications can save lives and money: NHRI researchers

December 9, 2019 Scientists with Taiwan’s National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) and National Taiwan University Hospital, with the support of the Taiwan Cooperative Oncology Group (TCOG), have determined that prophylactic antiviral therapy for lymphoma patients will be essential to optimizing preventative strategies and the allocation of medical resources. In hepatitis…

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Frequent drinking associated with risk of head and neck cancer: NHRI study November 25, 2019   Higher frequency and amount of alcohol use are associated with an increased head and neck cancer risk, according to the results of a study conducted by the National Health Research Institutes’ National Institute of…

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Do you have social jet lag? Rhythm, a new smartphone app, helps you understand your sleep rhythms

November 18, 2019 A free new smartphone application, Rhythm, developed by Dr. Yu-Hsuan Lin of the National Research Health Institutes, is a breakthrough for measuring sleep patterns that can help people improve their sleep health and consequently their overall quality of life. Its features represent an important advance over what…

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Substance in honeybee propolis may be useful in treating prostate cancer: new study

November 11, 2019   Dysregulation of androgen receptor signaling is one of the causes promoting the development of prostate cancer, benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), and androgenetic alopecia. The prescription drugs for these diseases either block the production of androgen or inhibit the binding between androgen and androgen receptor (AR). However,…

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