Baby showers, treats for moms-to-be all the rage

National Oct 1, 2013

Baby showers, treats for moms-to-be all the rage

by Tomoko Arima

Baby showers, a mainly American tradition of holding special parties for expectant mothers to celebrate the imminent arrival of their babies, are gradually gaining popularity in Japan. Tokyo Baby Cafe, a cafe near Tokyo's Omotesando boulevard with an indoor playroom for babies and toddlers, launched ...

National Aug 23, 2013

Liver cells successfully transplanted into baby for first time in Japan

The National Center for Child Health and Development in Tokyo said Friday it has successfully transplanted liver cells into a baby in a national first. "We have safely conducted an operation that could develop into regenerative medicine using embryo-stem or induced pluripotent stem cells," said ...