Sunday, 23 July 2017

Japan News

  • Japan MHLW grants marketing approval for RA treatment

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 18 Jul, 2017

    Eli Lilly and Company and Incyte Corporation announced that Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) granted marketing approval for Olumiant (baricitinib) 2-mg and 4-mg ta...Read more

  • Malaysia, Japan ink deal to promote UHC

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 18 Jul, 2017

    With a view to promote cooperation in Universal Health Coverage (UHC), Malaysia and Japan has inked a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC)  in the Field of Healthcare. The MOC was signed af...Read more

  • Scientists develop skin sensor to monitor health

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 18 Jul, 2017

    Scientists at the University of Tokyo, Japan have developed a hypoallergenic, breathable sensor that can be worn on the skin continuously for a week without discomfort, and may pave the way...Read more

  • Solasia announces Episil approval in Japan

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 10 Jul, 2017

    Solasia Pharma K.K. announced that episil (SP-03) has been approved for the management of pain and relief of pain, soothing oral lesions including oral mucositis/stomatitis caused by chemot...Read more

  • European VC invests in Japan's Anaeropharma Science

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Jul, 2017

     Singapore: According to a recent announcement, Japanese biopharmaceutical company Anaeropharma Science has received a $13.1 million investment from Seventure Partners, Europe’s ...Read more

  • Japanese regulators grant additional approval for the sale of Ipsen's rare cancer drug in Japan

    Japan |  News | 1 Comment | 04 Jul, 2017

    Bringing in much needed relief for millions of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine cancer patients, the Japanese regulators have approved the sale of the drug Somatuline by Teijin pharma ...Read more

  • Shimadzu expands joint research in China

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 28 Jun, 2017

    Shimadzu will undertake more joint research in China with local universities and institutes, seeing more openings for its precision instruments in fields including food products and medical...Read more

  • Japan’s Z- Works raises funding

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 28 Jun, 2017

    Tokyo-based Z-Works, the Japanese startup developing IoT (Internet of Things) healthcare monitoring solutions especially for elderly care, has secured 400 million yen (about $3.6 million) i...Read more

  • Takeda, Biological E ink pact to develop and commercialize vaccines

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 27 Jun, 2017

    Singapore: Japan’s Takeda pharmaceuticals have inked two licensing pacts with Biological E for development and delivery of affordable combination vaccines for low and middle-income co...Read more

  • Canopy Biosciences Announces Distribution Agreement with Cosmo Bio

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 23 Jun, 2017

    Canopy Biosciences, an emerging provider of gene editing and personalized medicine technologies, announced a distributor agreement with Cosmo Bio Co., Ltd. for its TUNR Flexible Gene Editin...Read more

  • Plant based medicine to treat Alzheimer’s

    Japan |  News | 1 Comment | 21 Jun, 2017

    Japanese scientists at the University of Toyama have developed a method to isolate and identify active compounds in plant medicines, which accurately accounts for drug behavior in the body....Read more

  • Nanosonics expands into Japan

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2017

    Nanosonics Limited has announced it has entered into Japan, through a strategic relationship with infection prevention company Sakura Seiki Co. Ltd. The medical development company says it...Read more

  • Nanosonics partners with Sakura Seiki

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2017

    Nanosonics has entered into a strategic relationship with Sakura Seiki Co. Ltd, one of Japan’s leading organisations in infection prevention, for the introduction of trophon EPR into ...Read more

  • Shimadzu launches new analytical balances

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 05 Jun, 2017

    Shimadzu announced the addition of three high-sensitivity semi-micro analytical balances to its AP-W series lineup. The new models, AP135W, AP125WD, and AP225WD, feature a minimum reading o...Read more

  • Shimadzu in agreement with Phytronix

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 05 Jun, 2017

    Shimadzu, one of the world's fastest growing mass spectrometry companies, and Phytronix, world leader in high throughput analysis in mass spectrometry, have signed an agreement to offer the...Read more

  • Japan's Maz World opens lab in Hong Kong

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 29 May, 2017

    Seeing a big opportunity in China for bird-flu masks and skin care products, Japanese biotech startup Maz World has opened a research and development center in Hong Kong. Maz World, which ...Read more

  • Japan ratifies Nagoya Protocol on use of genetic resources

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 24 May, 2017

    Japan completed the process of ratifying the Nagoya Protocol on access to genetic resources and the sharing of benefits arising from them, taking the step more than two years after the inte...Read more

  • A palm sized medical gamma-ray camera invented

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 23 May, 2017

    A team of scientists has invented a medical gamma-ray camera which weighs only 580 gm and fits in the palm of a hand, making it the world’s most compact Compton camera. Using the cam...Read more

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