World / Science & Health Feb 27, 2019

Nearly half of children with cancer untreated: study

Some 45 percent of children with cancer are left undiagnosed and untreated, according to an innovative study of the disease's global footprint among under-15s, published Wednesday. Worldwide, there are some 400,000 new cases of childhood cancer each year, but barely half are logged in national ...

World / Science & Health Feb 25, 2019

Japan No. 4 healthiest nation as Spain tops list

Maybe it's something in the gazpacho or paella, as Spain just surpassed Italy to become the world's healthiest country. That's according to the 2019 edition of the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index, which ranks 169 economies according to factors that contribute to overall health. Spain placed ...

Over 80% of Japanese positive about robotic nursing care

National Nov 15, 2018

Over 80% of Japanese positive about robotic nursing care

Over 80 percent of people in Japan hold positive views about receiving nursing care from robots, according to a survey by nursing care service provider Orix Living Corp. The result suggests that people feel a psychological burden from being taken care of by humans, Orix ...