Fujio Matsuo

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BACKGROUND The 52-week monotherapy with the dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor sitagliptin and the sulphonylurea glimepiride on early-phase insulin secretion in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is not known. METHODS A randomized, parallel-group, open-label trial was conducted at 18 centers between February, 2011 and March, 2013. 171(More)
In paired serum samples collected from 17 children, we measured neutralizing antibody (NTAb) titers after the second series of routine Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccination in Japan to estimate the duration of NTAb titer when children did not receive the third series of routine vaccination by applying a random coefficient model. We also measured NTAb(More)
A multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel group study was conducted to assess the safety and efficacy of three doses of milacemide in the treatment of patients with senile dementia of the Alzheimer type of mild to moderate severity. Patients were randomly assigned to receive one of three dosages of milacemide (400, 800, or 1200 mg/day) or(More)
The cross-reactivity of antibody to the swine-origin pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus induced by vaccination with a seasonal trivalent influenza vaccine was studied. Paired sera from a cohort of adult volunteers vaccinated with a trivalent seasonal influenza vaccine every year from 2006 to 2008 were collected each year and tested by hemagglutination(More)
The number of pertussis cases in Japan has decreased dramatically following the nationwide use of an acellular pertussis vaccine combined with diphtheria-tetanus toxoids (DTaP vaccines) which began in 1981. However, the effectiveness of the DTaP vaccine has not been systematically evaluated using appropriate epidemiological methods during a non-epidemic(More)
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