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MENTAL HEALTH

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Jun 9, 2021
Lewis Hamilton sends encouragement to Naomi Osaka
'For her own personal health she didn't feel comfortable doing something, and the backlash is ridiculous,” the Formula One champion said last week.
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JAPAN / Science & Health
Jun 8, 2021
Changing the game for Alzheimer's treatment, U.S. approves Eisai and Biogen's drug
The approval appears to signal a fundamental shift in the way the FDA thinks about Alzheimer's disease, which could have lasting ramifications for other drugs in the pipeline.
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JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Jun 5, 2021
Financial stress causes fission in Japan's families
The weeklies are warning older people in Japan that their families may not be around when they need them because of increasing financial problems.
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JAPAN / Society
Jun 3, 2021
Japan high schools ready to talk about mental health in the classroom
Mental health curricula planned for next spring aimed at preventing depression and other disorders.
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TENNIS
Jun 1, 2021
Naomi Osaka's Paris exit leaves questions on athletes' humanity and media’s role
Heads of the four Grand Slam events had threatened further fines and disqualification Monday if the four-time winner did not attend mandatory media sessions.
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TENNIS
Jun 1, 2021
A shocking exit and a sad day for tennis
Naomi Osaka, a superstar in the sport, pulled out of the French Open after she was fined for skipping a news conference. Did it have to end this way?
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TENNIS
Jun 1, 2021
Martina Navratilova sad for Naomi Osaka, says mental health gets short shrift
Women's tennis great Martina Navratilova on Monday said she was saddened by Naomi Osaka's decision to withdraw from the French Open following the controversy over her decision to boycott media obligations.
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TENNIS
Jun 1, 2021
Naomi Osaka quits French Open, citing 'long bouts of depression'
'I never wanted to be a distraction and I accept that my timing was not ideal and my message could have been clearer,” Osaka wrote on Instagram.
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TENNIS
May 31, 2021
Osaka told to speak to media or risk expulsion from French Open
The surprisingly stern warning was delivered in a statement signed by the leaders of the four Grand Slam tournaments.
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TENNIS
May 29, 2021
Naomi Osaka's plan to skip French Open news conferences met with both support and criticism
Naomi Osaka received support from several athletes on Thursday but was slammed by French Tennis Federation President Gilles Moretton.
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JAPAN / Society
May 27, 2021
Why Japan's young are bearing the psychological brunt of the pandemic
Despite missing classes, struggling to see friends and lacking entertainment, the nation's youth are being scapegoated by some Japanese media over the spread of COVID-19.
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TENNIS
May 27, 2021
Naomi Osaka to skip French Open news conferences to protect mental health
Osaka said she is 'not going to subject myself to people that doubt me' and compared the media's questioning of athletes after a loss to 'kicking a person while they're down.'
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ASIA PACIFIC
May 26, 2021
Burnout and depression spiral among India’s traumatized doctors
Doctors describe a nightmare scenario: continued high-risk exposure to the virus, a never-ending flow of patients and deaths, and long hours in sweat-drenched PPE.
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JAPAN
May 12, 2021
Survey finds 31% of older Japanese have no close friends
As the country's population rapidly grays, calls are growing for efforts to prevent older people in Japan from living in solitude.
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JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
May 1, 2021
Solitude or isolation? Whatever it is, it's spreading.
While humanity is a social species, there's something to be said about solitude. The good kind, that is.
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CULTURE / Books
Apr 25, 2021
‘Lonely Castle in the Mirror’ helps us face the consequences of bullying
Mizuki Tsujimura's touching novel about teenage bullying in the Tokyo suburbs illuminates the importance of compassion and reaching out.
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JAPAN / Society / Longform
Apr 10, 2021
The changing face of medical care for Japan's older residents amid COVID-19
The prolonged state of social isolation amid the ongoing pandemic is deteriorating the mental and physical health of Japan's seniors.
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JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Apr 10, 2021
For Japanese men, perhaps money really can buy happiness?
A survey shows that men paid higher salaries (surprise, surprise) have felt less lonely during the pandemic, while a new film group plans to revisit Japan's samurai past.
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WORLD
Apr 7, 2021
COVID-19 raises risks for mental and neurological disorders, study finds
Analyzing the health records of 236,379 COVID-19 patients, researchers found they had a 44% greater risk of neurological and mental health diagnoses than that seen after flu.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Mar 19, 2021
Support for Fukushima evacuees is essential, but help isn't always there
About 36,000 people are still unable to return, and many of them are worried about their bleak prospects, including dying alone.

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