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Taiwan wants NZ milk scare answers
Local health authorities yesterday demanded the New Zealand government and importers of that country's milk provide information on their products after a U.S. newspaper reported that a toxic substance was found in New Zealand dairy products.
2013/1/26
Taking at least one aspirin every week is linked to the development of age-related vision loss, according to an Australian study that looked at information collected over 15 years.
2013/1/25
Delegations from some 140 countries agreed Saturday to adopt a ground-breaking treaty limiting the use and emission of health-hazardous mercury, the U.N. said, although environmental activists lamented it did not go far enough.
2013/1/20
The Department of Health (DOH)'s restrictions on medicines containing ephedrine have caused a shortage of rhinitis medicines, a DOH official said yesterday.
2013/1/15
Over fifty veterinarians are appealing for amendments to legalize the use of human medicine on animals, stating that they cannot conduct treatments under current conditions, a local newspaper reported yesterday.
2013/1/8
A cooperative project between Taiwan and the United States in the field of medical technology has proved successful and can now be used as a stepping stone for Taiwan to seek more business in that area, Taiwan's National Applied Research Laboratories (NARL) said.
2013/1/1
Over 20,000 elderly people above the age of 65 spend NT$280,000 on medicine annually, according to statistics from the health bureau.
2012/12/25
Ketamine could be upgraded to a Class 2 drug from its current Class 3 designation at a narcotics evaluation committee meeting to be held Thursday, the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) announced yesterday.
2012/12/25
Academia Sinica, Taiwan's top research institute, and a Switzerland-based pharmaceutical company signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) yesterday aimed at furthering exchanges in translational medicine.
2012/12/20
The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) announced yesterday that it will invite officials from the Department of Health, the Ministry of Education and other governmental organs to take part in a meeting on Dec. 27 with its narcotics evaluation committee to decide whether or not to upgrade ketamine (K他命) to a Class 2 drug.
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