Girl, 1, becomes Japan's youngest lung transplant recipient

May 12, 2017

Girl, 1, becomes Japan's youngest lung transplant recipient

A 1-year-old girl became the youngest lung transplant recipient in Japan on Thursday after being given the organs from a brain-dead boy, according to a hospital in Okayama Prefecture that performed the surgery. The girl suffers from pulmonary hypertension, or high blood pressure in the ...

/ Jul 25, 2013

University of Tokyo professor arrested for alleged swindling

A University of Tokyo professor was arrested Thursday for allegedly bilking the school and Okayama University out of a combined ¥21.8 million by falsely claiming he needed the funds for nonexistent research projects. The special investigation unit of the Tokyo Public Prosecutor's Office arrested Masanori ...