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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.

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

May 2, Sat.

Medical Revolution: Curing Allergies

One out of every 3 people in industrialized countries has some type of allergy to substances including pollen, animals and food. Up to now, experts have been unable to find a cure. But a new approach to treatment holds promise. It makes use of human cells called regulatory T-cells, or Tregs, that play a key role in suppressing allergies. On this program, we explore how Tregs are bringing hope to allergy sufferers.