Biden has an eye on China as he heads to South Korea, Japan
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden departs on a six-day trip to South Korea and Japan aiming to build rapport with the two nations’ leaders while also sending an unmistakable message to China:... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden visits Japan, South Korea carrying warning to China
Joe Biden will visit Japan and South Korea on his first Asian trip as U.S. president, carrying a clear message to China, advisers and analysts say - don't try what Russia did in Ukraine anywhere... #advisers (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Data Show TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Binds to Both Inflammatory Cells and Interleukin (IL)-23, Supporting a Hypothesis for a Differentiated Mechanism from Risankizumab
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, May 18, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the first results of the in vitro MODIF-Y studies, supporting a hypothesis that may differentiate the mechanism of first-in-class TREMFYA® (guselkumab) from risankizumab due to the ability of TREMFYA to bind to CD64 positive (CD64+) cells in addition to interleukin (IL)-23 — both of which are key components of the immune system. 1,2 These findings, which are being presented at the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) annual meeting May 18-21, 2022 in Portland, Oregon, demonstrate TREMFYA bind...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Major TBI Tied to Dementia; ALS Drug Shows Promise in Japan; Selma Blair's MS
(MedPage Today) -- Major traumatic brain injury was tied to incident dementia, a longitudinal study in Finland showed. (Neurology) Neutrophil activation as part of an acute inflammatory pain response may protect against chronic pain. (Science... (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - May 18, 2022 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Vida rolls out analysis services for clinical trials
Lung imaging software developer Vida Diagnostics has introduced a suite of retrospectiv...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Vida's software gets market authorization in Japan Vida to demo new AI-powered portal at RSNA 2021 Vida lands deal with Ill. health system Vida gets order from UnityPoint Health Vida receives FDA clearance for AI lung software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 17, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Suicide prevention measures in the national universities of Japan - Takahashi A, Tachikawa H, Marutani T, Fuse-Nagase Y, Iwami T, Yamamoto Y, Moriyama T, Yasumi K.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Japan announces limited "test tourism" from May as step to full re-opening
Japan said on Tuesday it would start conducting "test tourism" in the form of limited package tours in May as a way of gathering information prior to a full re-opening of the country to tourism. #reopening (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

iPhone 14 Pro Max previewed with design mock-ups in hands-on video
YouTuber Unbox Therapy previews a CAD mock-up of an iPhone 14 Pro Max made in Japan. #iphone #promax (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Characteristics of cyclist crashes using polytomous latent class analysis and bias-reduced logistic regression - Sekiguchi Y, Tanishita M, Sunaga D.
Although the number of cyclist crashes is decreasing in Japan, the fatality rate is not. Thus, reducing their severity is a major challenge. We used a polytomous latent class analysis to understand their characteristics and bias-reduced logistic regression... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Obstructive sleep apnoea severity is negatively associated with depressive symptoms: a cross-sectional survey of outpatients with suspected obstructive sleep apnoea in Japan - Ito K, Uetsu M, Ubara A, Matsuda A, Sumi Y, Kadotani H.
BACKGROUND: Multiple clinical departments are involved in the provision of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) therapy in Japan. Inconsistent results regarding the association between depression and OSA have been reported. METHODS: This cross-sectional ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

The associations between evacuation status and lifestyle-related diseases in Fukushima after the Great East Japan Earthquake: the Fukushima Health Management Survey - Sun Z, Imano H, Eguchi E, Hayashi F, Ohira T, Cui R, Yasumura S, Sakai A, Shimabukuro M, Ohto H, Kamiya K, Iso H.
This study aimed to investigate the association between evacuation status and lifestyle-related disease risks among Fukushima residents following the Great East Japan earthquake. METHODS: Fukushima health management survey respondents w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Anxiety, past trauma and changes in relationships in Japan during COVID-19 - Goodwin R, Takahashi M.
Widely shared traumas have the potential to both improve and impair our relationships with others. During COVID-19 anxiety has been seen as a major individual vulnerability associated with relationship change, as have the wider economic, situational factor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

‘We have to be careful’: why are masks still worn in Japan and South Korea?
Covid cases are stabilising in the countries but many may continue to wear face coverings, even if rules changeFor more than two years, the people of Japan and South Korea have been united by their embrace of little white rectangles. While the US and countries in Europe debated the efficacy of masks at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, Japanese and South Koreans quickly covered up, uncomplainingly and with few exceptions.Explanations for the wildly contrasting coronavirus death tolls in developed countries are many and varied, but in north-east Asia – more than anywhere else – mask-wearing has been at the forefront o...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 16, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Justin McCurry in Tokyo Tags: Japan Coronavirus South Korea Asia Pacific Infectious diseases World news Science Source Type: news

North Korea fires 3 ballistic missiles after reporting COVID outbreak
North Korea fired three ballistic missiles towards the sea off its east coast on Thursday, South Korea and Japan said, in the latest tests aimed at advancing its weapons programmes, even as it... #northkorea #outbreak (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Method-specific suicide trends from 1979 to 2016 among Japanese adolescents - Dhungel B, Thapa A, Mart ínez-Rives NL, Takagi K, Martin P, Wada K, Gilmour S.
BACKGROUND: In 2015 the Japanese government set a target of a 30% reduction in the total suicide rate by 2025, but deaths among adolescents have been rising since. In 2018 the overall suicide rate increased by 33% among Japanese students, as a part of a co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news