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Prospective 10-year surveillance of human prion diseases in Japan.
We analysed the epidemiological data and clinical features of patients with prion diseases that had been registered by the Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Surveillance Committee, Japan, over the past 10Expand
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Residual neurobehavioural effects associated with chronic exposure to mercury vapour.
To find the residual effects of long term exposure to mercury vapour, neurobehavioural tests were given to ex-mercury miners about 18 years after the end of mercury exposure. Seventy six maleExpand
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Effects of Extracranial–Intracranial Bypass for Patients With Hemorrhagic Moyamoya Disease: Results of the Japan Adult Moyamoya Trial
Background and Purpose— About one half of those who develop adult-onset moyamoya disease experience intracranial hemorrhage. Despite the extremely high frequency of rebleeding attacks and poorExpand
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Effect of 1,25‐dihydroxyvitamin D3 on cultured mesencephalic dopaminergic neurons to the combined toxicity caused by L‐buthionine sulfoximine and 1‐methyl‐4‐phenylpyridine
A decrease in intracellular glutathione content may be related to the primary event in Parkinson's disease, so increasing the glutathione level may have a therapeutic benefit. The biologically activeExpand
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Neurological manifestations of primary Sjögren's syndrome in Japanese patients.
The neurological manifestations of twenty-one Japanese patients with Sjögren's syndrome (SjS) were evaluated. All patients were women, and sixteen of the twenty-one cases (76%) demonstrated objectiveExpand
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Subjective Symptoms and Neurobehavioral Performances of Ex-Mercury Miners at an Average of 18 Years after the Cessation of Chronic Exposure to Mercury Vapor1
In order to determine if there are any residual effects of long-term exposure to mercury vapor, neurobehavioral tests were given to ex-mercury miners about 18 years after the cessation of mercuryExpand
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Mercury and selenium contents in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Hokkaido, the northernmost island of Japan
We evaluated the pathogenicity of mercury (Hg) and selenium (Se) which are supposed to be one of the risk factors in the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Hg and Se contents wereExpand
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A case of acute urinary retention caused by periaqueductal grey lesion
Diseases of the central nervous system often cause disturbances in micturition. These diseases include lesions in the spinal cord, pons, cerebellum, hypothalamus, basal ganglia, and cerebrum. OfExpand
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Incidence of idiopathic intracranial hypertension in Hokkaido, the northern-most island in Japan
Sirs: Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (pseudotumour cerebri) is uncommon in Japan, but no accurate data have been reported on its incidence. To determine the incidence of idiopathic intracranialExpand
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Reversal of HIV-associated motor neuron syndrome after highly active antiretroviral therapy
Sirs: Neurological disease occurs frequently in patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) [7]. Although less common than encephalopathy, a variety of neuromuscular disordersExpand
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