The pharmacy that distributed a steroid linked to an outbreak of fungal meningitis has issued a voluntary recall of all of its products, calling the move a precautionary measure.
A contaminated drug has been linked to a deadly outbreak of meningitis that has claimed the lives of at least five people and sickened 42 others in seven U.S. states, health officials said Friday.
Providing free birth control to women and teens in Missouri at high risk of unplanned pregnancies led to a drastic drop in abortion rates and teenage mothers, a study published Thursday found.
It's a medical nightmare: a 24-year-old man endures 350 surgeries since childhood to remove growths that keep coming back in his throat and have spread to his lungs, threatening his life. Now doctors have found a way to help him by way of a scientific coup that holds promise for millions of cancer patients.
In a new lead on Alzheimer's research, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is bankrolling a three-year pilot study of people with Down syndrome to identify the early changes that herald dementia, which afflicts up to 75 percent of adults with the condition.
A Qatari man struck down with a previously unknown virus related to the deadly SARS infection and the common cold is critically ill in hospital in Britain, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.
Scientists said Monday they have new evidence about why women live longer than men, from a study of historical data showing castrated Koreans far outlived their non-eunuch contemporaries.
A woman allegedly suffered from nitrate intoxication after consuming an excessive amount of vegetables, according to local reports. The Homemakers United Foundation (HUF, 主婦聯盟環境保護基金會) and the Consumers' Foundation, Chinese Taipei (CFCT) are urging the government to recognize the issue of nitrate in leafy greens. According to the HUF, over 80 percent of the greens sold in the markets contain too much nitrate.
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Health inspectors found traces of banned insecticide on lemons during a round of surprise checks carried out in July on fresh vegetables and fruit at retail stands, supermarkets, shopping malls and wholesale markets in Taipei.