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Progress seen against U.S. opioid crisis

/ Sep 15, 2018

Progress seen against U.S. opioid crisis

Figures from a U.S. government survey released Friday show some progress in the fight against the opioid addiction crisis, with fewer people using heroin for the first time. The number of new users of heroin decreased from 170,000 in 2016 to 81,000 in 2017 — ...

Japan's three-year cancer survival rate at 71%

/ Sep 12, 2018

Japan's three-year cancer survival rate at 71%

The three-year survival rate stood at 71.3 percent for people who were diagnosed with cancer in Japan in 2011, the National Cancer Center said in a survey report Wednesday. The survey covered some 300,000 patients at 268 designated hospitals for cancer treatment and other institutions ...

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