When stuff breaks, in a pinch many turn to tape to slap all sorts of things back together. But while taping together human muscles and body tissue would seem a stretch, doctors will soon be able to do just that, thanks to a group in Japan that invented an extra-strong titanium tape.
Life Science & Medical Technology
Stanley Electric, a Japanese supplier of automotive headlights that often went unnoticed by investors before the novel coronavirus, possesses ultraviolet sterilizing technology considered crucial in preventing another outbreak.
Fujifilm Holdings is to launch a coronavirus testing kit that the Japanese company said would speed up results by two hours, joining a string of global pharma groups in responding to surging demand as the global pandemic widens.
With Japan struggling with limited testing capacity for the coronavirus, companies are coming to the rescue with test kits that significantly reduce the time needed to deliver a result.
Scientists at Kobe University are nearing the conclusion of a long research project in regenerative medicine to treat severely broken legs, using cells collected from the patients’ blood.
Ajinomoto Co. is considering new services to help to reduce the risk of developing dementia, President and Chief Executive Officer Takaaki Nishii said in a recent interview with Jiji Press.
In the latest hope for people troubled by hair loss and thinning hair, researchers have successfully generated hair by transplanting patients' own hair cells into their scalps.
People who consume the most dietary fiber are 20 percent less likely to die than those who eat the least, according to a research team at the National Cancer Center in Tokyo's Chuo Ward.
Japanese researchers have developed a test kit for the novel coronavirus that provides results within 10 minutes -- far faster than standard testing methods.
Japanese drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceutical is aiming to roll out an antibody treatment for COVID-19 as early as this year, as it joins global big pharma's pledge to rise to the occasion amid a global pandemic.