Saturday, November 9, 2013
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.
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.
The chances of a woman getting HIV from a man is 20-times greater than the other way around in Taiwan, a local group promoting AIDS awareness pointed out.
Friday, November 8, 2013
Scientists said Wednesday they had found an “invisibility cloak” that allows the AIDS virus to lurk unnoticed in human cells after infection and replicate without triggering the immune system.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Wednesday urged people traveling to China to stay alert, following the discovery there of two new human cases of the H7N9 bird flu.
A wider definition of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is causing inappropriate diagnosis and unnecessary and possibly harmful medical treatment costing up to US$500 million in the United States alone, scientists said on Wednesday.
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.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
A single dose — rather than the recommended three — of a vaccine against the sexually transmitted disease HPV may be enough to ward off cervical cancer, researchers said Monday., 1 Comment
Monday, November 4, 2013
Some 3,000 more Cuban doctors are to arrive in Brazil from Monday to join a government program to fill vacancies in the country's public health system.
Sunday, November 3, 2013
What do Siberian tigers and older women have in common?