National Topics

Sep 13, 2016

Japan to set up medical training center in Cuba

Japan and Cuba are getting ready to announce plans for a medical specialist training center in the Caribbean nation that will feature Japanese technology and equipment, according to informed sources. The move is designed to support the international expansion of Japanese medical technology and ...

Sep 10, 2016

Online esthetic medical advertising to be tightened

A health ministry panel plans to ban false and exaggerated representations of esthetic procedures such as body hair removal and liposuction on the websites of medical institutions, according to informed sources. The panel will consider possible punishment for violating envisioned ban, the sources said. ...

32 Kansai airport workers contract measles

Sep 5, 2016

32 Kansai airport workers contract measles

Measles is spreading fast among workers at Kansai International Airport, with 32 airport workers in their 20s and 30s found to have contracted the viral disease since mid-August, officials said. In addition to the 32, three other medical workers who dealt with measles patients ...