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.
European bioethicists raised the red flag Thursday over an American patent for a method that could allow people to choose genetic traits like eye color in children sired from donor eggs or sperm.
People who read literary fiction are better than readers of popular fiction or nonfiction at figuring out the emotions of others, according to a U.S. study out Thursday.
Years of training cause structural changes in a ballerina's brain that help her stay balanced in the pirouette, said a report Friday that may aid the treatment of chronic dizziness.