3-D bioprinter clinical study set to begin
A Saga University research team is aiming to start in summer of this year at the earliest a clinical study involving the transplantation of blood vessels made with a three-dimensional bioprinter into patients receiving hemodialysis.
New drug brings hope for spinal cord injury patients
A medicine that encourages nerve cell regeneration can help improve mobility functions of spinal cord injury patients in their acute period, including those who are completely paralyzed, a research team led by a Keio University professor said on Thursday.
Govt developing AI application to help improve daily habits
The Economy, Trade and Industry Ministry is supporting the development of an artificial intelligence program that helps diabetics improve their dietary and other daily habits to prevent their condition from becoming severe, sources have said.