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Academia Sinica, Taiwan's top research institute, and a Switzerland-based pharmaceutical company signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) yesterday aimed at furthering exchanges in translational medicine.
2012/12/20
The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) announced yesterday that it will invite officials from the Department of Health, the Ministry of Education and other governmental organs to take part in a meeting on Dec. 27 with its narcotics evaluation committee to decide whether or not to upgrade ketamine (K他命) to a Class 2 drug.
2012/12/4
Drug use among students has increased almost eight times the limit of six years, according to statistics announced by the Ministry of Education (MOE) yesterday.
2012/11/30
Criminal behavior in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drops sharply when they take stimulant drugs like Ritalin to help them to control impulses, scientists said on Wednesday.
2012/11/23
Cancer patients taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs were 15 percent less likely to die of cancer, or of any other cause, than patients who were not on the popular medications, according to a Danish study.
2012/11/9
The Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday it is launching a pilot project to recruit overseas-based Taiwanese doctors to work in remote areas of the country in five major specialties.
2012/11/8
GlaxoSmithKline co-hosts Halloween party in Tamsui with Children's Epilepsy Association
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), a world-leading research-based pharmaceutical company, and the Children's Epilepsy Association of Taiwan (台灣兒童伊比力斯協會) yesterday co-hosted a Halloween party at Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf (淡水漁人碼頭), giving children with epilepsy a chance to participate in a costume party, trick-or-treating and turning pumpkins into jack-o'-lanterns.
2012/10/15
Taiwan and Canada officially began a project Thursday aimed at developing preventive vaccines against hospital acquired infections, Science Minister Cyrus Chu announced Thursday during a visit to Toronto.
2012/9/8
Adults who inhaled steroids as children to control their asthma may be shorter than they otherwise would have been, but only by a little, U.S. researchers said on Monday.
2012/9/4
A National Tsing Hua University research team has made a breakthrough in bio-imaging technology that will enable researchers to study stem cells more closely and cheaply.
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