China bans online sale of electronic cigarettes

China's tobacco regulator has issued a warning calling for platforms and tobacco companies to…

Doctor receives 40 years in prison for prescribing over 500.000 doses of opioids in US

A doctor who ran an interstate drug distribution ring in Virginia, USA, was convicted…

Karoshi causes health problems, ministry concludes

Young people in media-related jobs appear to be particularly vulnerable to exhausting working conditions that…

Flu season has begun in Tokyo, leaving officials on alert

Tokyo's metropolitan region has recently been shaken by a flu epidemic, 2 months…

Poliomyelitis returns to the Philippines 19 years after the country is declared disease free

The Philippines reported its first case of polio since it was declared free of childhood disease…

Caesarean section has different intestinal bacteria, according to microbiome study

Babies born by caesarean section have different intestinal bacteria than those delivered vaginally,…

Safer mammography testing developed by Kobe team

A research team at Kobe University has developed a mammography screening technique using…

First Peanut Allergy Therapy Supported by US Regulators

A US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended on Friday the approval of…

Trump asks to ban all flavored electronic cigarettes

In a surprise meeting on Wednesday, President Donald Trump pressed to ban all cigarettes…

Measles: SP cities already lack vaccine and government makes emergency purchase

With the measles outbreak in the state of Sao Paulo and the growing demand for vaccines this year, the…

US Health Officials Report New Electronic Cigarette-Related Deaths

US health officials on Friday again urged people to stop using…

Muscle building drugs in focus after liver injury report

The Ministry of Health has launched an investigation into the use of anabolic steroid products after…

Soft drinks, including sugar free, linked to increased risk of premature death

People who regularly drink soda have a higher risk of premature death, the researchers found,…

Disaster training covers dengue virus mosquitoes

As part of preparations for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics at 2020, training against…

Baby Formula Gaining Strength as an Emergency Supply

More and more local governments are adopting liquid baby formulas as emergency stocks in the…

Osaka team successfully performs iPs cell transplant

For the first time, a team of researchers transplanted corneal cells created from cells…

Blockchain can be used in FDA medical reviews and recalls.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may incorporate blockchain to improve analysis and recalls of…

Passive smoke in the workplace falls below 30%

The proportion of people affected by secondhand smoke in the workplace across the country…

Adults can increase longevity “with light exercise”

Even a slight increase in light activity, such as dishwashing, gentle gardening or walking around…

Microplastics in water are not harmful to humans, says WHO report

Microplastics are increasingly found in drinking water, but there is no evidence until…

CDC investigates lung diseases linked to electronic cigarette use

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are investigating a “set” of lung diseases linked to…