Tag - stroke



Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
Sep 19, 2021
Heat stroke risks for pets don't end in September: Here's what to look out for
For much of California, the arrival of September has brought extreme, scalding temperatures.
Sep 5, 2019
Automakers to add alerts to prevent child deaths from heat stroke
Automakers pledged to equip nearly all new cars with reminders to check the rear seats for children, a move that one safety advocate says doesn't go far enough to prevent dozens of children who die each year from heatstroke after being left in vehicles.
Japan Times
Jul 31, 2018
Japan nears record number of hospitalizations for heat-related issues
More than 57,000 people were taken to the hospital over the last three months due to the nationwide heat wave, government data showed Tuesday, with the figure likely to reach a record high for the year.
Japan Times
Reference / EXPLAINER,Q&A
Jul 20, 2018
Q&A: How to survive this year's scorching summer in Japan
This year's heat wave is again lethal, having already killed over 30 people and sent more than 10,000 to hospitals since July 9 due to heat exhaustion and heatstroke.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 5, 2016
Court settles legal battle over stroke victim's job performance
The plaintiff had demanded the National Personnel Authority revoke its evaluations and pay u00a53 million in compensation.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 30, 2016
Tochigi toddler dies after forgetful father leaves him in hot car all day
A 2-year-old boy in Tochigi Prefecture died after his father forgot to drop him off at day care, leaving him in the car for more than eight hours.
JAPAN / Science & Health
May 31, 2016
Passive smoke kills 15,000 people a year in Japan, study finds
An estimated 15,000 people die annually in Japan from stroke, lung cancer or other diseases caused by passive smoking, according to a study by a health ministry research team.
Japan Times
Aug 8, 2015
After days of high temperatures, three elderly sisters found dead in same Tokyo house
Three sisters in their 80s and 90s were found dead Saturday in a house in Tokyo apparently due to heat stroke or heat exhaustion, police said.
Feb 27, 2014
Stroke prevention drug found to slow mild dementia
Researchers have found that a drug used in the prevention of strokes, cilostazol, is effective in slowing the progression of mild dementia, according to a study published Thursday in the U.S. online science journal Plos One.
Sep 2, 2013
Summer heat killed 87 in 2013
Record-high temperatures this summer caused at least 87 deaths from heat-related maladies and record-breaking downpours that triggered landslides across the country.
Japan Times
Jul 8, 2013
Lightning kills one as rainy season's exit kicks up storms
Two lightning strikes left a man dead and a woman injured Monday as the sudden departure of the rainy season and a high-pressure system from the Pacific sent temperatures soaring in much of the nation.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Mar 16, 2013
Green tea, coffee may cut stroke risk
A study tracking more than 80,000 adults for 13 years found those who regularly drank green tea or coffee were 20 percent less likely to suffer a stroke, researchers said Friday.


Later this month, author Shogo Imamura will open Honmaru, a bookstore that allows other businesses to rent its shelves. It's part of a wave of ideas Japanese booksellers are trying to compete with online spaces.
In competition with digital platforms, Japan's bookstores rethink their strategy