Saturday, October 31, 2015
A woman living in mountainous Meishan Township in Chiayi County was bitten by a ferret-badger that was later found to be infected with rabies, the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine said Friday.
The number of dengue fever infections reported in Taiwan since the start of May has reached 28,744, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Friday.
The Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC, 台灣自來水公司) said that its water supply is rigorously quality controlled to meet standards for drinking water set by the Executive Yuan's Environmental Protection Administration
The World Health Organization (WHO) stressed Thursday that an explosive report this week linking the consumption of processed meat to cancer was not calling for people to stop eating meat altogether.
Low-fat diets do not yield greater weight loss than other slimming regimes, said a study Friday, adding to the long-running debate on how best to shed extra pounds or kilos.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
The Taipei City Government plans to offer free blood lead tests to the public next month at a local hospital.
The U.N.'s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) warned Monday that processed meats like sausages and ham cause bowel cancer, and red meat "probably" does too.
An online survey has found that 81 percent of Taiwanese women are not satisfied with their breasts, while 60 percent think that D-cup "teardrop-shaped" breasts are the most ideal.
Taiwan has reported another 316 cases of dengue fever, bringing the total number of infections since the start of May to 27,736, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday.
At Rio de Janeiro's famed Churrascaria Palace restaurant, the sizzling of steaks, the swish of carving knives and sighs of satisfied diners drowned out a U.N. warning Monday that meat can cause cancer.