Japan's baby food market growing steadily despite low birthrate

National Aug 23, 2019

Japan's baby food market growing steadily despite low birthrate

Japan' baby food market is on a steady expansion track despite a falling number of children thanks to growing demand from working parents seeking convenient, precooked baby food. Japanese parents generally start to wean their babies when they are 5 or 6 months old, first ...

National / Science & Health Apr 5, 2019

Japan medical panel starts talks on uterus transplants

The Japanese Association of Medical Sciences (JAMS) has established a committee to discuss whether uterus transplants should be allowed in Japan, sources with knowledge of the matter have said. The committee comprises 14 members, including executives of the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology and ...

Chinese scientist reveals second gene-altered pregnancy under way

Asia Pacific Nov 28, 2018

Chinese scientist reveals second gene-altered pregnancy under way

The Chinese researcher who claims to have created the world's first genetically-altered babies revealed a possible second pregnancy had resulted from his project, highlighting the dilemmas facing China's leaders as they attempt to control a nascent industry racing to dominate genomics research globally. He Jiankui ...