Health

Health October 2017

Drugs: safety first

GSK adopts new text-mining technology
Health May 2017

Smart and healthy

Emotional intelligence reaps rewards at work
Health March 2017

Before the cure

Preventive health schemes for staff bring benefits
Health November 2016

A Second Home

Maggie’s Tokyo offers new avenue of support for cancer patients
Health September 2016

Meningitis in the UK and Japan

British parents concerned about meningitis who go to a Japanese hospital may find that their doctor doesn’t realise that wanting to exclude meningitis is a major reason for their visit
Health July 2016

Exercise, diet and pregnancy

Dos and don'ts
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Health May 2016

Anti-ageing medicine

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Health April 2016

Shatter stigma

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Health January 2016

You’ve got stress. Now what?

Learning how to cope with life's problems
Health January 2016

Top training for winter sports

Yoga boosts strength and flexibility
Health December 2015

Ski fit

Pre-season preparation
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Health November 2015

“Do you work out?”

Health October 2015

Detecting oral cancer early

Be aware of the warning signs
Health August 2015

Shorter hospital stays?

The pros and cons of inpatient and outpatient care
Health March 2015

Battling an allergy to Japanese cedar

Pollen can be as prevalent in cities as in rural areas.
Health January 2015

Smoking and the oral cavity

The impact of nicotine on teeth and gums is both visible and hidden.
Health December 2014

Statins and diabetes

Some answers to common questions about the link between cholesterol-lowering drugs and diabetes.
Health November 2014

flu nasal spray vaccine for kids

The new type offers broader protection against four strains.
Health October 2014

Guide to Dengue Fever

The most effective way of controlling outbreaks of the virus is to target the mosquitos who carry it.
Health September 2014

Having a baby in Japan

What to expect from health care services in Japan during pregnancy, labour and in the weeks following birth.
Health August 2014

Dental Care for Toddlers

Keeping primary teeth until they are lost naturally is important for well-being.
Health June 2014

Heading off pain

Headaches caused by neck-related issues can be addressed by hands-on treatment, posture changes and exercise.
Health May 2014

A necessary vaccine?

Doctor Tom Lomax advises on who needs to be immunised against Japanese encephalitis.
Health April 2014

Hospitals: UK vs japan

If you end up in hospital during your time in Tokyo, rest assured that the level of care you will receive is generally the same as in any other developed country.
Health March 2014

no fluoride, no problem

In this world of probiotics, saliva tests and fancy electric/ultrasonic toothbrushes, I still believe in good old manual brushing.
Health February 2014

“Psychobiotics”: the Gut–Brain Link

Some probiotics are capable of producing and delivering neuroactive substances that may impact mental health.
Health January 2014

Can Depression Be Treated with Acupuncture?

A recent study suggests acupuncture may have a positive effect on those suffering from depression.
Health December 2013

Stand Up for a Healthy Workplace

Studies have shown that many hours spent sitting can lead to premature mortality and contribute to a range of illnesses.
Health November 2013

Testosterone— a New Lifestyle Drug?

A growing number of men are visiting doctors' offices to find out if they have "Low T".
Health October 2013

Common Questions, Misconceptions about the Flu

Now that summer is over, the flu season is fast approaching. Here are some common questions regarding the flu shot I encounter in my daily practice.