Investigators and prosecutors will soon launch nationwide raids to stop the sale of counterfeit and controlled drugs, officials said Thursday.
Drugs for the treatment of cancer, high cholesterol, hypertension and diabetes were the top-selling medicines in Taiwan last year, according to a report by IMS Health, a U.S-based pharmaceutical data management company.
Many people hold fanciful notions about traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) physicians – they drink special concoctions everyday, or take supplements, or live the life of a Daoist ascetic...
“Medicine and food arise from the same source” and “A good diet leads to good health” — these are the cornerstones of traditional Chinese wisdom when it comes to health cultivation.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned the public yesterday not to believe in false advertisements and take drugs with unknown sources and unproven effects.
The medical effect of wild stout camphor fungi (牛樟芝) is the same as cultivated ones, according to a study of the Department of Forestry at National Chung Hing University (NCHU).
The Consumers' Foundation of Chinese Taipei found 14 percent of the Chinese medicine contains ingredients of western medicine, and even discovered fourth-grade toxin in some of the examined Chinese medicine, local media reported yesterday.
A Senate report said Saturday that drug maker GlaxoSmithKline knew of possible heart attack risks tied to Avandia, its diabetes medication, years before such evidence became public.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced yesterday that they will include a five-in-one vaccination for children in the regular vaccination plans for infants to replace the three-in-one vaccination and the oral poliovirus vaccine.
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The Consumers' Foundation (CF) announced yesterday that most cold syrups being sold on local markets do not have sufficient instructions and warning statements on the label.