National / Science & Health Apr 5, 2019

Japan medical panel starts talks on uterus transplants

The Japanese Association of Medical Sciences (JAMS) has established a committee to discuss whether uterus transplants should be allowed in Japan, sources with knowledge of the matter have said. The committee comprises 14 members, including executives of the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology and ...

Editorials Oct 7, 2017

20 years of organ transplants

Two decades have passed since the Organ Transplant Law took force, yet Japan carries out far fewer transplant operations than many other countries.