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Definition of “pharmacy” has changed – Revised Pharmaceutical Affairs Law

2020/10/01

At the end of last year, the "Pharmaceutical Affairs Law" was revised; the way pharmacies should function and the defined work of pharmacists were al...

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How thermometers work

2020/09/01

Recently, there have been more opportunities to take temperature readings at the entrances of shops and companies. A non-contact thermometer is ofte...

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Is it possible to receive some medicine only in part?

2020/07/01

When you visited a medical institution for some reason such as a cold or low back pain and had a doctor prescribe medicine for you, then was told tha...

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Are any foods effective for preventing COVID-19?

2020/06/01

For a while, natto was out of stock at the supermarkets due to rumors that it would help prevent novel coronavirus infections. It still seems to be p...

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Are you conscious of “eating time”?

2020/05/01

This year's Golden Week has become "Stay Home" week. In the first place, many people have stayed home because they switched to working from home even...

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“How to use a pharmacy, ” as recommended by the Government

2020/04/01

The world is teeming with the novel coronavirus infection. Even in Japan, the number of infected people is gradually increasing, self...

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Good for preventing both new coronavirus and preventing hay fever

2020/03/01

News of the new coronavirus infection is circulating every day, but people with hay fever may already be worried because of pollen spreading. Theref...

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Does the number of medications we use increase as we age?

2020/02/01

It is said that the older people get, the more diseases they may get, and the more medications they will take. Do you agree? In fact, looking at th...

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What is the GMP standard? Standard Criteria for choosing supplements

2020/01/01

Happy new year! Thank you again for following us this year. By the way, as I mentioned in the last column, each Metro Pharmacy store handles Dougl...

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Is the quality of supplements good?

2019/12/01

There are many people who are taking supplements to compensate for missing nutrients or to maintain health and youth. Metropharmacy also handles suppl...

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