Masaki Kawahara

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A seita is a carrier frame for backpacking used in Nishiki-cho, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. In this mountainous district, people make their living by agriculture and forestry and carry everything on their backs with seita. In this study, we investigated the relationships between the sizes of a body and the dimensions of a seita. This survey was conducted(More)
Progressive telomere shortening with aging was studied using normal thyroid tissue specimens from 46 human subjects aged between 0 and 98 yr and normal parathyroid tissue specimens from 21 human subjects aged between 0 and 83 yrs. There has hitherto been no information documented about telomere length in such thyroid and parathyroid tissues. Age-related(More)
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