Average life expectancy at birth for Taiwanese girls in 2009-2011 was 82.47 years, while the figure for their male counterparts was 75.96 years, marking a rise of over 2 years for each gender from a decade ago.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said yesterday that it will carry out an investigation after authorities in Hong Kong found excessive levels of mercury in Black Bridge Food Company's (BBFC, 黑橋牌) sailfish crisps on Aug. 26.
Women in China who are exposed to pollution from cook stoves and highways face a greater risk of high blood pressure, researchers said Monday.
Not having time for a complete workout can be a big challenge for new mothers; yoga offers a diverse range of options that can be tailored to an individual schedule and acts as a springboard to more intensive exercises
People around the world eat twice as much salt as they should, and this behavior translates into 1.65 million heart-related deaths per year, researchers said Wednesday.
Going out for a quick, daily run may be just as effective as a long-distance jaunt when it comes to prolonging your life, said a study out Monday.
McDonald's outlets across China have yanked their flagship burgers from the menu, the company said Monday, as the American owner of a key supplier embroiled in an expired meat scandal offered consumers a personal apology.
Nearly a quarter-century after McDonald's startled and delighted Soviets with their first taste of American fast-food culture, the company's now facing a suit that could ban it from selling some of its signature products.
The U.S. food supplier at the centre of an expired meat scandal in China has apologized, as KFC and Pizza Hut's parent company said it would stop using the firm's products in the key Chinese market.
Beef is by far the most costly protein when it comes to the environmental damage wreaked by feeding and raising cattle, according to a study out Monday.