Pharmacists will likely be allowed to hold online consultations with patients about their medication from April 2020, reflecting the rising demand for in-home medical care among the country’s rapidly graying population, officials said Tuesday.
Japan is facing another winter flu crisis with a record-high average of 57.09 patients diagnosed last week with the ailment per medical institution conducting flu tests, the health ministry said Friday.
A Japanese medical team has developed artificial intelligence that predicts whether emergency room patients with chest pain need to be treated with cardiac catheters based on the results of an electrocardiogram.
Sapporo radio personality Kazuya Yonezawa takes to the airwaves once a month, speaking to his listeners in a calm and low voice. But the 60-year-old’s words aren’t coming from his vocal cords.
If you suffer from pollen allergies and live in eastern or western Japan, forecasters recommend starting treatment as soon as possible.
Amid an outbreak of influenza, the nation has seen a spate of deaths in recent days following mass infections at nursing care facilities.
The education ministry said Tuesday it will not provide any subsidies to Tokyo Medical University for this or the next fiscal year after the institution was found to have discriminated against female applicants in its entrance examinations.
The number of people in Japan newly diagnosed with cancer in 2016 stood at 995,132, the health ministry said Thursday.
A group of Japanese researchers is developing a device in which a smartphone notifies epilepsy sufferers ahead of seizures via a sensor built into an undershirt that detects warning signs through fluctuations of the heart rhythm.
Japan has seen a series of incidents in which people inside cars stalled by heavy snow suffered carbon monoxide poisoning.