Fumiko Sadanaga-Akiyoshi

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We investigated the neuroprotective action of nicotinamide in focal ischemia. Male spontaneously hypertensive rats (5-7 months old) were subjected to photothrombotic occlusion of the right distal middle cerebral artery (MCA). Either nicotinamide (125 or 250 mg/kg) or vehicle was injected i.v. before MCA occlusion. Changes in the cerebral blood flow (CBF)(More)
We examined the factors that influence frontal lobe function among 119 community-dwelling elderly subjects, based on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and clinical findings. We interviewed the subjects, and conducted a neurological examination, electrocardiogram, blood test, brain MRI examination, and cognitive function tests. The modified Stroop test and a(More)
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