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Evaluation of chewing ability and its relationship with activities of daily living, depression, cognitive status and food intake in the community‐dwelling elderly
The aim of this study was to assess chewing ability using color‐changeable chewing gum and to show the association between chewing ability and geriatric functions, as well as dietary status in theExpand
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Longitudinal relationship between dietary ω-3 fatty acids and periodontal disease.
OBJECTIVE Fish oil has anti-inflammatory actions that may benefit periodontal health. We investigated the longitudinal relation between dietary ω-3 fatty acids (FAs), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), andExpand
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Dietary antioxidants and periodontal disease in community-based older Japanese: a 2-year follow-up study.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the longitudinal relationship between the intake of dietary antioxidants and periodontal disease in community-dwelling older Japanese. DESIGN A retrospective cohort study,Expand
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Portable oral malodor analyzer using highly sensitive In2O3 gas sensor combined with a simple gas chromatography system
Abstract A portable oral malodor analyzer was developed for quantitative detection of volatile sulfur compounds (VSCs) in mouth air using a combination of a semiconductor gas sensor and a compact gasExpand
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Tobacco use and oral hygiene as risk indicators for periodontitis.
OBJECTIVE To detect the periodontal status of male smokers and betel chewers in a rural community in Sri Lanka and compare it with that of male non-tobacco users of the same community. METHODS AExpand
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Periodontal disease and decreased kidney function in Japanese elderly.
BACKGROUND Early detection of decreased kidney function can help prevent the progression of kidney disease to kidney failure and cardiovascular events. Potentially significant associations betweenExpand
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A longitudinal study of the relationship between diet intake and dental caries and periodontal disease in elderly Japanese subjects.
OBJECTIVE We hypothesise that a difference in nutrition influences dental caries and periodontal disease. There are few previous studies especially longitudinal ones which have evaluated thisExpand
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Targeted gene disruption of OsCERK1 reveals its indispensable role in chitin perception and involvement in the peptidoglycan response and immunity in rice.
OsCERK1 is a rice receptor-like kinase that mediates the signal of a fungal cell wall component, chitin, by coordinating with a lysin motif (LysM)-containing protein CEBiP. To further elucidate theExpand
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Daily step count and all-cause mortality in a sample of Japanese elderly people: a cohort study
BackgroundThis study aimed to examine the relationship between pedometer-assessed daily step count and all-cause mortality in a sample of elderly Japanese people.MethodsParticipants included 419 (228Expand
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Risk factors for periodontal disease progression among elderly people.
The aim of this study was to identify the risk factors for periodontal disease progression by individual characteristics at baseline among elderly people over a 2-year period. Subjects were selectedExpand
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