Hiroaki Yoshida

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OBJECTIVE A double cone coil enables delivery of magnetic stimulation to leg motor areas and modulates neural activities of the areas. It is expected that combined application of facilitatory rTMS with the coil and physical therapy would improve walking function after stroke. The purpose of this study is to clarify the clinical effect of an in-patient(More)
OBJECTIVE The present study is an investigation of whether an intervention involving awareness of joint movement without vision (i.e., self-monitoring) contributes to improved stability of upright posture as measured immediately after self-monitoring. METHODS Eighteen young adults (ages: 22.6 ± 2.2 years) participated in two interventions: self-monitoring(More)
11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 (11β-HSD1), which converts inactive cortisone to active cortisol, has been reported to play an important role in metabolic diseases as well as chronic inflammatory diseases. The involvement of 11β-HSD1 in chronic periodontitis was investigated in the present study. The relationship between the levels of 11β-HSD1,(More)
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