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For Jason Gale's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Nov 3, 2010

Dieting moms' babies underweight

As soon as Keiko Ozaki found out she was pregnant with her second baby, she went on a diet. Ozaki, who teaches jazz dancing in Osaka and weighed 51 kg, said she was chastised by her doctor for gaining weight too quickly during her ...

Otsuka seen leading race to find TB cure

Apr 7, 2009

Otsuka seen leading race to find TB cure

Hiroshi Ishikawa spent half of his career searching for a tuberculosis cure. Now, after a quarter century, he may have the drug industry’s most effective weapon to fight resistant strains of the deadly lung disease. In 1982, when tuberculosis was brought under control in ...