NHK World programme highlights – Coronavirus

22 May 2020

Doctor’s Insight – Dealing with Coronavirus


1 – How to protect yourself: June 9, Tuesday

2 – How to cope with stress: June 16, Tuesday


Reducing the risk of COVID-19 infection depends on acquiring accurate information and taking deliberate actionThe first program in this series explains the clinical features of the virus and the way it spreads. It also offers guidance about basic procedures such as washing your hands properly and wearing a face mask effectively. The second program shows how to neutralize stress and the physical problems it can cause. Exercising and establishing a daily routine are a good start. 


Gatten! Feeling tired? Fight it.


June 13, Saturday

If you’ve been feeling fatigued or sluggish, and you’ve developed dry skin or sudden hair loss, you may be lacking a certain nutrient. Recent studies suggest that’s true of 20% of women and 10% of men. A college rugby team that was struggling realized the players were dealing with a nutrient deficiency. Once it addressed the issue, it went on to win nine straight championships. The program explains how the problem can arise and what you can do about it.


Medical Frontiers

15:30 / 21:30 / 3:30 / 9:30

Prevention to cure! The groundbreaking world of Japanese medical technology and healthcare. From food and exercise to the latest treatments.


Science View


15:30 / 21:30 / 3:30 / 9:30

Science for our future. Cutting edge research, innovation and technology being created by Japanese scientists and engineers

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