It has been determined that Tatung Changchi Foodstuff Co. (大統長基食品) had over the past seven years imported 2,600 tons of olive pomace oil to add to its oil products, Changhua prosecutors said yesterday.
Older men treated with testosterone run a higher risk of death, heart attacks and strokes, according to a study out Tuesday suggesting the hormone therapy may need to be reconsidered.
Doctors are urging people aged 50 and older to receive pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) to strengthen their immune systems, as the flu season nears.
Some Halloween toys sold in the southern city of Kaohsiung have been found to contain excess levels of plasticizer, an inspection has revealed, cautioning that the chemicals could increase the risk of cancer.
Monsanto Co. is calling for more controls on agrochemicals, including its Roundup line of glyphosate-based weed-killers, in response to an Associated Press report about concerns that illegal pesticide applications are harming human health in Argentina.
Taiwan reported 13 cases of indigenous dengue fever last week, including the first death recorded this year, along with five confirmed new imported cases, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday.
Taipei Veterans General Hospital (TVGH) yesterday published the first brain research that targeted transsexualism in the world as well as statistics that showed that more men want to undergo sex reassignment surgery than women do.
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A lawmaker recently called on military generals to take better care of themselves after a health survey conducted among 300 generals found that many of them suffer from obesity-related diseases.
Physicians urge patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) to remain optimistic and continue their fight against the disease.