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By day, he is the chief executive officer of a Tokyo startup. At night and on weekends, he works shifts as a doctor. He wants to keep it that way because he needs both to stay in…
A Japanese research team has developed a new method to inhibit vomiting and nausea in patients after they are administered anticancer drugs.
Takeda Pharmaceutical plans to become the first Japanese drugmaker to market vaccines on a global scale, taking advantage of access to new sales channels gained from its…
Japan prides itself on having the world’s lowest birth mortality rates for women and infants, but a decline in facilities staffed with obstetricians and gynecologists, as well as…
A team of scientists at the Riken research institute has found a link between extended stays in a weightless condition and a decrease in immune cell production, which could impact…
A science ministry committee on Monday approved a research program to grow human organs, such as the pancreas, inside the bodies of pigs for use in medical transplantation.
The health ministry will start full-genome analysis of the gene information of patients with cancer and other intractable diseases to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatments…
Researchers here have developed a method for treating heart failure that involves spraying cultured stem cells directly on the heart of a patient.
Established Japanese cosmetics makers like Kao are teaming up with technology companies to exploit their troves of data and offer personalized products to lure younger customers.…
The pain of a ruptured eardrum can be excruciating, but researchers at a hospital here have developed a relatively swift fix that should be music to the ears.