Koji Terasawa

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Objective: To investigate whether docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supplementation was able to ameliorate attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder(AD/HD) symptoms in AD/HD children.Design and subjects: A placebo-controlled double-blind study with 40 AD/HD (including eight AD/HD-suspected) children of 6–12 y of age who were mostly without medication. Subjects of a(More)
BACKGROUND Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed behavioural disorder of childhood, affecting 3-5% of school-age children. The present study investigated whether the supplementation of soy-derived phosphatidylserine (PS), a naturally occurring phospholipid, improves ADHD symptoms in children. METHODS Thirty six(More)
A case-control study was conducted in central Japan to investigate the relationship between dietary intake of folate and lung function, breathlessness and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). A total of 278 referred patients (244 men and 34 women) aged 50-75 years with COPD diagnosed within the past four years and 340 community-based controls (272(More)
This research, conducted in 1998 and 2008, uses go/no-go data to investigate the fundamentals of cognitive functioning in the inhibitory control ability of Japanese children. 844 subjects from kindergarten to junior high school participated in go/no-go task experiments. Performance of go/no-go tasks, which are frequently used to investigate response(More)
Several studies have used cognitive processes to study cerebral functions. Recently, much interest has been shown in the effects of cognitive processing on brain activity using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) or functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS). Some studies have reported that cognitive processing can increase cortical activation(More)
Abstract: The reliability of commercially available pedometers is not known in detail. Therefore, the present study examines the accuracy and reliability of the FS500 (Acos), HJ301 (Omron), EX700 (Yamax), FB727 (Tanita) and TW600 (Citizen) pedometers to count steps and measure energy expenditure at various walking speeds. Twenty individuals (age, 32.5 ±(More)
Pachinko is a popular t'orm of recreation in Japan. However, in reeeiit years, along with Pachinko's popularity, "Pachinko dependence" has beeome topical news. The purpose of Lhis study was to investigate beta-endorphin, catecholamines, immune system responses and heart rate during the playing of Pachinko. The following signifieant results were observed,(More)
The expression of simple mucin-type carbohydrate antigens, Tn and sialyl-Tn antigens, was evaluated by immunohistochemical staining with monoclonal antibodies in normal squamous epithelium, dysplasia, carci noma in situ, and invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix. The expression of the Tn antigen detected by HB-Tnl and Bl.l was found in 17(More)
Background: Health promotion is not only the responsibility of the health sector, but extends from healthy lifestyles to wellbeing. We developed an active health program acquired ISO9001 (the International Organization for Standardization) in 2014. This health education program desired to Asian countries in cooperation with Asian Universities with the aim(More)
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