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Japan Articles


Japan starts culling chicken

12th January 2018

Highly contagious form of bird flu discovered in Japan.

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Japanese fungus spreading in UK

16th August 2017

Health officials confirm more than 200 patients in England have been infected or contaminated.

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Cancer spread caught on film

5th July 2017

A team in Japan has captured how a single cancer cell spreads around the body.

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Eating disorder care concern in Japan

25th April 2016

Doctors say people suffering eating disorders in Japan are not getting the support they need.

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Breakthrough stem cell findings withdrawn

3rd July 2014

'Critical errors' in research sees one of the biggest stem cell 'breakthroughs' retracted by scientists in Japan.

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Vegetarian diet could lower blood pressure

25th February 2014

Study from Japan suggests a vegetarian diet may have people lower blood pressure.

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Radioactive fish still being caught near Fukushima

15th January 2014

Nearly three years after earthquake and subsequent tsunami, radioactive fish are still being caught.

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Thyroid cancer on rise in Japanese children

8th January 2014

Deep concern has been raised about rising rates of thyroid cancer.

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Cheap new test for lymphatic filariasis

6th November 2012

An international team of researchers has developed a simple but effective urine test to diagnose lymphatic filariasis.

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Japan sees spike in heart failures

2nd October 2012

Heart failures spike after a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated parts of eastern Japan in 2011.

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