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Jan 18, 2017

Two nuclear reactors in Saga Prefecture pass safety checks

Two nuclear reactors in Saga Prefecture passed a key state safety assessment Wednesday, but uncertainty remains over whether operator Kyushu Electric Power Co. will win local support to bring them back online amid lingering safety concerns. The No. 3 and No. 4 units of ...

Fake hepatitis C drugs found in Nara drugstore chain

Jan 18, 2017

Fake hepatitis C drugs found in Nara drugstore chain

Counterfeits of the hepatitis C drug Harvoni have been found at a drugstore chain in Nara Prefecture, the health ministry said Tuesday. Harvoni is sold by a Japanese unit of U.S. pharmaceutical firm Gilead Sciences Inc. The ingredients of the counterfeits are now under ...