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Researchers cast doubt on the prevailing wisdom that vitamin D supplements can prevent conditions like cancer, diabetes and heart disease, saying on Friday low vitamin D may be a consequence, not a cause, of ill health.
2013/12/7
Health authorities in the capital of the United Arab Emirates say a woman has died from a SARS-like virus that has been centered in neighboring Saudi Arabia.
2013/12/4
Multifunctional asthma smartphone app launched
The Taiwan Asthma Council and Taiwan Society of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine recently launched Taiwan's first multifunctional smartphone application designed for asthma patients.
2013/12/3
Brunei's first locally performed kidney transplant has been declared a success, said the Ministry of Health Thursday, with both donor and recipient recovering well at Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital.
2013/11/30
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) Department of Psychology Distinguished Professor Shu-Lan Hsieh's research on neurofeedback training proved that her training methods can improve attention and working memory performance, the university revealed recently.
2013/11/29
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Consumer activists Tuesday cited a Captain America shield that contains 29 times more lead than allowed by law as one of the most dangerous toys of 2013.
2013/11/28
An experimental device is letting paralyzed people drive wheelchairs simply by flicking their tongue in the right direction. Key to this wireless system: Users get their tongue pierced with a magnetic stud that resembles jewelry and acts like a joystick, in hopes of offering them more mobility and independence.
2013/11/28
Looking to increase lung donations, doctors screen sudden-death victims
The pair of lungs sits inside a clear dome, gently inflating as doctors measure how well they'll breathe if implanted into a patient who desperately needs them.
2013/11/19
Heart-clogging trans fats were once a staple of the American diet, plentiful in baked goods, microwave popcorn and fried foods. Now, mindful of the health risks, the Food and Drug Administration is getting rid of what is left of them for good.
2013/11/9
US to ban food industry use of artery-clogging trans fats
Prosecutors chase Changchi's tainted oil trail
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.
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