Walking ability before heart surgery tied to brain function afterward
(Reuters Health) - Older adults who are faster on their feet may be less likely to suffer cognitive problems after heart surgery than patients who have difficulty walking, a Japanese study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How to live longer: Eating this popular Japanese ingredient can improve life expectancy
HOW TO live longer: There are some simple actions you can take to increase your odds of a longer and more satisfying lifespan. Research over the years has found some simple changes to your lifestyle, such as what you eat, can increase your life expectancy. One food recommended by experts to include in you diet is soya protein - but how much and how often should you eat it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Project Population: Addressing Asia ’s Ageing Societies
A seventy-year-old woman laughs with family members inside a grocery store in Tachilek, Myanmar. UN Photo/Kibae ParkBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Jun 20 2018 (IPS)While populations have seen and undergone changes since the beginning of time, one trend in particular is unfolding across the world: less children, older people. In an effort to tackle the complex issue in Asia, government officials are convening to help create a sustainable society where no one is left behind.In Mongolia’s capital of Ulaanbaatar, 40 Members of Parliament (MPs) are gathering to discuss sound policy approaches to population issues...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs aging Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) Population Growth Source Type: news

Stocks slide further as Trump doubles down on China tariffs
The Trump administration yesterday added $200 billion worth of tariffs to the $50 billion in trade levies already slated to go into place next month and threatened to add $200 billion more, sending share prices down The news put the Dow Jone Industrial Average on track for its longest losing streak in 15 months and added to losses posted last week when the first $50 billion round of tariffs was announced. Those levies included medical devices made in the People’s Republic that could put a $5 billion hit on the U.S. medtech industry, imposing an extra 25% duty on Chinese imports with “industrially sign...
Source: Mass Device - June 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Wall Street Beat tariffs Source Type: news

As Carbon Dioxide Levels Rise, Major Crops Are Losing Nutrients
As the level of carbon dioxide in the air rises because of climate change, scientists are trying to pin down how plants are impacted. There's evidence that it's changing many important plants we eat.(Image credit: Toshihiro Jasegawa, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization of Japan) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Merrit Kennedy Source Type: news

Emotional responses to bullying among Japanese adolescents: gender, context, and incidence visibility - Aoyama I, Yanagida T, Wright MF.
This study examined 474 Japanese middle-school students' emotional responses to public versus private bullying scenario... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Variability of school children's activity comes from recess and before-school - Suzuki I, Okuda M, Tanaka M, Inoue S, Tanaka S, Tanaka C.
We examined PA patterns of children, and identified time periods that influenced them. METHODS: Forty students in 5 Japanese p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Musculoskeletal pain is associated with new-onset psychological distress in survivors of the Great East Japan Earthquake - Yabe Y, Hagiwara Y, Sekiguchi T, Sugawara Y, Tsuchiya M, Koide M, Itaya N, Yoshida S, Sogi Y, Yano T, Tsuji I, Itoi E.
This study aimed to examine the association of musculo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Incidence of overwork-related mental disorders and suicide in Japan - Yamauchi T, Sasaki T, Yoshikawa T, Matsumoto S, Takahashi M.
BACKGROUND: Mental disorders and suicide resulting from overwork or work-related stress have become major occupational health issues worldwide, particularly in Asian countries. However, no studies have reported incidence rates of mental disorders and suici... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Lupin, Nichi-Iko tie up for commercialization of biosimilar Etanercept in Japan
Mumbai based Lupin pharma and Japan's Nichi-Iko have tied up for the distribution, promotion and sale of Lupin ’s recently-filed biosimilar Etanercept in Japan. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - June 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Association between health risks and frailty in relation to the degree of housing damage among elderly survivors of the great East Japan earthquake - Tsubota-Utsugi M, Yonekura Y, Tanno K, Nozue M, Shimoda H, Nishi N, Sakata K, Kobayashi S.
The objectives of this prospective study were: a) to clarify the differen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Lunar meteorite hints at the moon having water, once upon a time
(Natural News) A Japanese study reported that it found a mineral in a lunar meteorite that requires water in order to form. This discovery has led researchers to theorize that Earth’s satellite used to have liquid water, an article in Space.com states. Furthermore, the researchers believe the moon may contain underground pockets of water ice.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Society 5.0
(Ruhr-University Bochum) The digital transformation will provide our societies and individuals with tremendous opportunities. Yet, at the same time, unprecedented safety, legal, privacy and ethical issues need to be addressed in order to fully benefit from the given chances. Honoring a topic that is presently hotly debated in Japan and also in Germany the first Science Days are devoted to Society 5.0 - Chances and Risks of Digital Transformation and the Responsibility of Universities. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Radioactive water being stored at the Fukushima power plant approaches the limit; Japanese officials still have no plan to dispose of it
(Natural News) There’s almost no more room for anymore storage tanks at the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) nuclear reactor site in Fukushima, Japan, which means that very soon there won’t be any way to dispose of the ever-growing amount of treated water, also known as tritium water, that continues to accumulate within the disaster... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spacewatch: Japan's new 'spy cam' cuts through the clouds
Tanegashima space centre sends into orbit all-weather IGS radar satellite in 16th mission to keep eye on the neighboursThis month Japan launched the 16th mission in its spy satellites programme, using the IGS Radar 6 spacecraft, part of the information gathering satellite scheme run by the country ’s intelligence agency.This programme consists of optical and radar spacecraft, and supports civilian disaster management services as well as supplying information to the Japanese military. The radar aspect allows surveillance images to be taken through clouds.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Stuart Clark Tags: Japan Space North Korea Espionage Natural disasters and extreme weather Asia Pacific Science World news Source Type: news

Einstein was a genius of physics. But he wasn ’t a saint | Philip Ball
The row over racist remarks made by Einstein says more about the pedestals we put great scientists on than the man himselfWas Albert Einstein racist? In pondering thedisobliging remarks he made about Chinese and Japanese people in the private diaries he kept about his travels to east Asia in 1922-3, just published by Princeton University Press, it ’s not a particularly helpful question.Related:Einstein's travel diaries reveal 'shocking' xenophobiaContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Philip Ball Tags: Albert Einstein Science Race issues World news UK news Richard Feynman Stephen Hawking Source Type: news

The molecules that energize babies' hearts
(Hokkaido University) A metabolic process that provides heart muscle with energy fails to mature in newborns with thickened heart walls, according to a Japan-Canada research team. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A call to all long-haul drivers: Prolonged sitting in vehicles increases the risk for venous thromboembolisms
(Natural News) If you’re employed in a job that requires you to sit or drive for a long time, like driving long-haul trucks, make it a habit to take frequent breaks to do some stretching exercises. According to a group of Japanese physicians, the risk of developing venous thromboembolisms (VTE) increases when people remain inactive for a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Relationship between leaving children at home alone and their mental health: results from the A-CHILD Study in Japan - Doi S, Fujiwara T, Isumi A, Ochi M, Kato T.
Leaving children at home alone is considered a form of "neglect" in most developed countries. In Japan, this practice is not prohibited, probably because this country is considered to have relatively safe communities for children. The impact of leaving chi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Impact of self-inflicted injury on nontherapeutic laparotomy in patients with abdominal stab wounds - Matsumoto S, Hayashida K, Furugori S, Shimizu M, Sekine K, Kitano M.
INTRODUCTION: Because Japan has high suicide rates and low violent crime rates, it is likely that most abdominal stab wounds (ASWs) in Japan are self-inflicted. Although physical examination is one of the most important factors in surgical decision making,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Project Population: Addressing Asia ’s Ageing Societies
Credit: Neeta Lal/IPSBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Jun 12 2018 (IPS)While populations have seen and undergone changes since the beginning of time, one trend in particular is unfolding across the world: less children, older people. In an effort to tackle the complex issue in Asia, government officials are convening to help create a sustainable society where no one is left behind. In Mongolia’s capital of Ulaanbaatar, 40 Members of Parliament (MPs) are gathering to discuss sound policy approaches to population issues such as ageing and fertility transition which threaten the future of many Asian nations.&ldqu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Education Featured Gender Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) Source Type: news

LivaNova wins Japanese nod for Perceval aortic valve
LivaNova (NSDQ:LIVN) said today it won approval from Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare for its Perceval sutureless aortic heart valve designed to treat aortic valve disease. The London-based company claims that the lack of suturing allows the super-elastic Perceval valve to achieve optimal effective orifice area, resulting in “excellent hemodynamics.” LivaNova said procedures utilizing the Perceval valve result in shorter intensive care unit stays, reduced ventilation time and less blood transfusions. “With this approval for Perceval, an innovative and trusted valve platform, we ar...
Source: Mass Device - June 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cardiac Implants Cardiovascular Regulatory/Compliance Replacement Heart Valves LivaNova Source Type: news

Experiences of intimate partner violence as perpetrated among Japanese university freshmen - Shozaki-Ito H, Shibayama T, Matsuyama Y, Ohnishi M.
Objectives: To compare experiences regarding the perpetration of intimate partner violence among Japanese university freshmen between 2008 and 2014. Study design: Two-stage cross-sectional study. Methods: A self-administered questionna... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Preferences for suicide prevention strategies among university students in Japan: a cross-sectional study using full-profile conjoint analysis - Sueki H.
In Japan, implementation of suicide prevention policies is mainly supported by public funds. However, it is unclear what kinds of suicide prevention strategies people prefer. We conducted a survey to clarify people's preferences regarding suicide preventio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mutation links bipolar disorder to mitochondrial disease
(RIKEN) Mutations in the gene ANT1 may confer a risk for bipolar disorder through a complex interplay between serotonin and mitochondrial signaling in the brain. These two pathways have been separately implicated in bipolar disorder, but the link between levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin and mitochondrial dysfunction had not been established. Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Brain Science (CBS) in Japan now report that mitochondrial dysfunction affects the activity of serotonergic neurons in mice with mutations of ANT1. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Okinawa's senior pop band reveal what's helping them live longer
It's baking hot in Okinawa, Japan's southernmost island, but there's no rest for the wicked. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Where 'Ikigai' is the secret to longevity
It's baking hot in Okinawa, Japan's southernmost island, but there's no rest for the wicked. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walk Score ® and Japanese adults' physically-active and sedentary behaviors - Koohsari MJ, Sugiyama T, Shibata A, Ishii K, Hanibuchi T, Liao Y, Owen N, Oka K.
Walk Score ® is a free publicly-available tool that evaluates how a particular location is supportive of residents' walking, based on the distance to various local destinations. Several studies have shown associations of Walk Score with walking behaviors. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

After-fracture redundancy analysis of an aged truss bridge in Japan - Lin W, Lam H, Yoda T, Ge H, Xu Y, Kasano H, Nogami K, Murakoshi J.
In the next 20 years, more than half of the bridges in Japan would be in service for more than 50 years. These include truss bridges those are generally considered to be non-redundant and fracture critical. With ageing, these bridges are facing an increasi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Japan's centenarian pop band
It's baking hot in Okinawa, Japan's southernmost island, but there's no rest for the wicked. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump ’s Immigration Policies Are Making It Harder for Foreign Doctors to Work in the U.S. — And That Could Hurt Patients
For the past four years, Daniel, an Israeli-born doctor completing a medical residency in the U.S., has secured an H-1B visa for temporary specialized workers without a hitch. But this May, without warning, the government put his status in the U.S. in danger. Daniel, who withheld his last name for fear of retaliation, is one of many foreign-born medical residents across the country who have received visa rejections or delays since mid-April — similar to rejections thousands of H-1B applicants in other high-paying industries have recently received — prompting a flurry of legal activity from medical groups, hospi...
Source: TIME: Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Source Type: news

Corindus wins Japanese PMDA clearance for CorPath GRX platform
Corindus Vascular Robotics (OTC:CVRS) said today it won clearance from Japan’s Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Agency for its CorPath GRX robotic surgical device. The CorPath GRX vascular robotics platform is designed to assist cardiologists in performing percutaneous coronary interventions, including angioplasty and stent placement, Corindus said. “I look forward to offering CorPath GRX to my patients during PCI, especially in complex procedures where precision and procedural control are extremely valuable. We are pleased to be one of the first Asia-Pacific countries to adopt this new and innovative tec...
Source: Mass Device - June 8, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Regulatory/Compliance Robotics Vascular Corindus Vascular Robotics Source Type: news

Children born to mothers who eat a lot of vegetables are less likely to be asthmatic
(Natural News) Eating a lot of vegetables will not just benefit you – if you’re pregnant, it may also help your baby reduce their chances of developing asthma, according to a study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. In the study, researchers from the National Research Institute for Child Health and Development in Japan... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Latest research shows astaxanthin to be a powerful anti-aging agent
(Natural News) Astaxanthin was found to be a potent anti-aging agent, according to a mouse study published in the Endocrine Journal. The study was carried out by a team of researchers from Zhejiang University of Technology in China and Asahikawa Medicine University in Japan who looked at the preventive effects of astaxanthin on aging with the use... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sharing spaces: Your brain considers other people's personal space as your own
(Kumamoto University) Peripersonal space (PPS) is the area immediately around your body used when interacting with people and objects. Recently, researchers have shown that some neurons in the primate brain respond to an infringement of another individual's PPS as if their own space was being encroached upon. Now, a Japanese researcher studying human behavior has shown that people respond to someone else's PPS as quickly as they do their own. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rescuing historic climate data in the East Asian region
(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) An international team from the UK, China, Japan and the US tackles the challenges of recovering, collating, digitizing and working with long-term instrumental weather observations in in the East Asian Region. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 7, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

8 of the World ’s Most Dangerous Volcanoes, According to Experts
Dozens of people have died, hundreds are missing and many more homes were destroyed after separate volcanic eruptions in Hawaii and Guatemala that made headlines worldwide in recent months. And although those volcano eruptions are not part of a trend, experts have said, the volcanoes in question are far from the only dangerous ones in the world. When assessing which volcanoes are the most dangerous in the world, however, several factors come into play, including population density surrounding active volcanoes, the types of magma that emerge during eruptions and each volcano’s eruption history. For example, an explosi...
Source: TIME: Science - June 6, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Mahita Gajanan Tags: Uncategorized onetime Volcanoes Source Type: news

Children exposed to cigarettes are over twice as likely to be DEAF
Researchers from Kyoto University, Japan, found toddlers whose mothers smoked during their pregnancies and who were exposed to second-hand smoke as newborns are 2.4 times more at risk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exposure to smoking before and after birth linked to hearing impairment in toddlers
(Wiley) Exposure to tobacco smoke prenatally and postnatally was associated with hearing impairment in a Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology study of young children in Japan. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Optimal sleep linked to lower risks for dementia and early death
(Wiley) Short and long daily sleep duration were risk factors for dementia and premature death in a study of Japanese adults aged 60 years and older. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

California's other gold
(University of California - Santa Barbara) Sea urchin roe is an acquired taste. Served as sushi, uni -- the Japanese word for this delicacy -- is actually the reproductive organ of the sea urchin. One of the most highly valued coastal fisheries in California is the red sea urchin (Mesocentrotus franciscanus), found in the Pacific Ocean from Alaska to Baja California. Red sea urchins are sold to processors who determine the price of each uni batch based on its quality -- a function of its size, shape, texture and color (usually orange to yellow). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A typical communication pattern of people with Alzheimer's disease
(Kumamoto University) A research group from Kumamoto University, Japan has performed the first statistical analysis of 'saving appearance responses/attitudes' (SARs) in people with dementia. They found SARs are especially common among those with Alzheimer's disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Volpara debuts new positioning assessment application
Breast imaging software developer Volpara Solutions has unveiled an enhanced...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Volpara, Mammography Educators launch training videos Volpara launches 2 new products at ECR 2018 Volpara highlights 4 studies at RSNA 2017 Volpara launches 2 new products at RSNA 2017 Japan, Taiwan grant Volpara regulatory clearance (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 5, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Going global: Jefferson Israel Center opens in Jerusalem
Thomas Jefferson University opened its third global health center Tuesday morning, this time in Israel. The Jefferson Israel Center in Jerusalem joins similar global centers Jefferson has established in Japan and Italy. Plans are ongoing to establish centers in Latin America and India. The Philadelphia university also has collaborative relationships in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Finland, Australi a and China. “Israel today is what Silicon Valley was in the late 1990s," said. Dr. Mark L. Tykocinski,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 5, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

Association of sleep with emotional and behavioral problems among abused children and adolescents admitted to residential care facilities in Japan - Okada M, Otaga M, Tsutsui T, Tachimori H, Kitamura S, Higuchi S, Mishima K.
BACKGROUND: The psychological care of abused children in the child protection system is an urgent issue in Japan. Child abuse has a serious impact on children's emotion and behavior, but there is virtually no evidence about how child abuse affects sleep, w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Novel gene in red blood cells may help adult newts regenerate limbs
(University of Tsukuba) Adult newts can repeatedly regenerate body parts. Researchers from Japan, including the University of Tsukuba, and the University of Daytona, have identified Newtic1, a gene that is expressed in clumps of red blood cells in the circulating blood. These clumps are also newly generated in the stump region of amputated limbs of the adult newt. The study suggests, for the first time, an oxygen-independent delivery role for red blood cells in non-mammalian vertebrates. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 4, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

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Bayer resolves capital increase with subscription rights in the amount of 6.0 billion euros to finance the acquisition of MonsantoFinal equity measure associated with the acquisition / Stockholders can acquire 2 new shares for every 23 shares they hold for 81.00 euros per new sharemehr ... (Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events)
Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events - June 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

3 Russian Astronauts Who Spent 168 Days in Space Safely Land Back on Earth
(DZHEZKAZGAN, Kazakhstan) — A Russian Soyuz space capsule carrying three astronauts from the International Space Station has landed safely in the steppes of Kazakhstan. The capsule hit the ground at 6:39 p.m. Sunday without apparent problems, descending under a red-and-white parachute. Aboard were Russian Anton Shkaplerov, American Scott Tingle and Japan’s Norishige Kanai, ending a 168-day mission. All three were extracted from the capsule within 30 minutes. They appeared to be in good condition as they sat in lounge-type chairs near the capsule so they could re-adjust to the pull of gravity. The astronauts wil...
Source: TIME: Science - June 3, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized onetime russia space Source Type: news

MicroPort < sup > ® < /sup > CRM Announces PMDA Approval in Japan of PLATINIUM ™ 4LV SonR < sup > ® < /sup > CRT-D < br > < span style= " font-size:14px; line-height:22px; " > < i > PLATINIUM ™ 4LV SonR* combines quadripolar IS-4 left ventricular pacing options with SonR, the world's first and only sensor-based therapeutic optimization, for cardiac resynchronization therapy. < /i > < /span >
(Source: Microport News Release)
Source: Microport News Release - June 3, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Swimming From Japan To San Francisco
Ben Lecomte is the first person to try to swim across the Pacific Ocean. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to him from Choshi, Japan before he departs to attempt the journey. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news