Tag: Japan

Lyme disease treatment

Lyme disease treatment

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by an individual being bitten by an infected tick – it is not infectious to other humans and cannot be ‘caught’ or transmitted from one individual to another. Ticks are commonly found in wooded areas and will fasten onto their host and remain in place, sucking the blood [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Potential spirulina side effects

Potential spirulina side effects

Spirulina is an anti-oxidant blue algae, that grows in abundance in the shores of lagoons in South East Asia. It is immensely popular in Japan where the product continues to be held in the highest regard thanks to its abilities as an anti-oxidant. As a consumer of any product though, it is wise to be [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Formula For A Long Happy Life

Formula For A Long Happy Life

Shigeaki Hinohara is fast approaching his one hundredth year, and the 98 year old Japanese physician and teacher still holds down numerous roles and positions. He works seven days a week for 18 hours a day and remains on the boards of two medical institutions regarded as amongst the best in Japan. St. Luke’s International [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease may be Linked

Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease may be Linked

People With Diabetes and Prediabetes have a higher risk of Developing Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease according to Study A new study has been published in Neurology which has found that the chances of developing memory problems in the future doubles if the person has diabetes. The memory problems include dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. People who [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Can Aspirin Cut Cancer Deaths?

Can Aspirin Cut Cancer Deaths?

The Universities of Oxford, Edinburgh and Dundee, worked together with Kumamoto University, Japan, and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, to produce this study, which was published in the medical journal The Lancet. It is stated by some researchers that research in animals shows an association between aspirin and a reduced risk of [...]

November 12, 2012 More

Comfort Women

Sexual exploitation has always been a part of war. However, the Japanese military not only exploited women sexually, but also actually enslaved them. Hundreds of thousands of women were either tricked or forced into sexual slavery during the Japanese occupation of Korea, from 1910 to 1945, and during World War II. These women were called [...]

August 11, 2011 More