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Hard-hitting documentary that takes an in-depth look at some of the political, economic, and social challenges that Japan - and our world - is facing.

ON AIR SCHEDULE (UTC)

Sat.15:10 - 16:00
21:10 - 22:00
Sun.3:10 - 4:00
  9:10 - 10:00

Jul. 4, Sat.

Medical Revolution - Halting Dementia

In recent years, researchers around the world have reported success with unconventional approaches to fighting dementia. One strategy involves enlisting drugs already in use for things like diabetes and strokes. Caregiving is also evolving to include touch and other tools for reaching the hearts of affected people. Practitioners have found that such methods can ease challenging symptoms, even in advanced cases. On this program, we report on global efforts to keep dementia in check.