Health & Illness
Otsuka Pharmaceutical wants to help heal as many patients as possible and contribute to the well-being of people around the world.
We look at health from a holistic perspective. This section provides clear explanations on a variety of topics in health and illness that are of concern to everyone.
You may find an answer here to a question that has been on your mind.
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Heat disorders have been occurring more frequently in recent years. In order to enjoy the summer months safely, everyone should be informed about the danger that the summer heat poses and the measures they can take to protect themselves.
Rehydrate with an electrolyte beverage to help prevent traveler’s thrombosis (economy class syndrome)
Dietary fiber is said to be good for preventing constipation. How much do you know about dietary fiber?
Recently you may be hearing a lot about “low GI foods.” Do you understand how changes in your GI, or glycemic index, can affect your body?
Heart failure is a disease in which the heart is in poor condition, leading to shortness of breath and swelling. The condition worsens, and leads to a shorter life expectancy. Prevention and treatment of heart failure, or to avoid its recurrence are important.
If movement of your body has deteriorated, don‘t just put it down to age and ignore it; use this content to gain a good understanding of Parkinson‘s disease.
Do you have an unpleasant, sometimes-hard-to-describe feeling deep in your legs? If you experience these kinds of strong symptoms, you may have restless legs syndrome (RLS).
Those symptoms you thought were eyestrain may be caused by dry eye. Get a better understanding of dry eye to help keep your eyes healthy.
Here, we provide information about infectious diseases such as the influenza virus and norovirus, and about the rapid tests for these infections.
Otsuka is fully committed in the fight against tuberculosis (TB). Here, we provide thorough information about TB - an old disease with a new face.
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD), just like stroke and heart attack, is a disease caused by poor blood flow resulting from arteriosclerosis in the limbs.
Important information for people using our prescription medicines