Mayuko Izumi

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OBJECTIVE To understand the independent and interactive effects of childhood abuse history (CAH) and domestic violence (DV) on the mental health status of women in Japan. METHODS A self-administered questionnaire survey was conducted among a sample of 340 women staying in 83 Mother-Child Homes in Japan to assess the women's CAH and DV experiences, along(More)
We report here the successful treatment of cold agglutinin-associated refractory hemolysis with bortezomib in a patient with Waldenström's macroglobulinemia (WM). A 78-year-old man was referred to our hospital with cold hemagglutinemia of unknown cause. Laboratory examination revealed a hemoglobin concentration of 6.9 g/dL, serum IgM concentration of 1904(More)
Giant cell arteritis (GCA), a type of systemic arteritis, is rare in Japan. We herein report a case of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) complicated by GCA that manifested during chemotherapy for AML. A 77-year-old woman with severe back pain was diagnosed with AML. She achieved complete remission with the resolution of her back pain following induction(More)
This study examined the following hypotheses: (1) a child abuse history (CAH), domestic violence (DV), and child abuse by an intimate partner might have a crucial and specific influence but act differently on women's negative mental health; (2) CAH, DV, child abuse by an intimate partner, and negative mental health might be predictors of maternal child(More)
The authors test the hypothesis that separation from a violent husband or partner improves maternal parenting in Japan and examine how childhood abuse history (CAH), experience of domestic violence (DV), mental health problems, husband or partner's child maltreatment, and other demographic factors affect maternal parenting after such separation. A(More)
Marfan syndrome is a hereditary disease that presents ocular, skeletal, and cardiovascular abnormalities. In recent years, there have been several reports of patients with familial cardiovascular disease but no physical features of Marfan syndrome. We encountered 3 cases of familial annulo-aortic ectasia (AAE). Their father had also had aortic(More)
The first example of an asymmetric intramolecular Michael addition reaction with use of alpha-lithiated vinylic sulfoxide as a Michael donor is reported. Michael addition of the alpha-lithiated vinylic sulfoxide to (Z)-enoates proceeds with high diastereoselectivity to give the adducts with (R)-configuration at the beta-position of the ester in the(More)
BACKGROUND Itch impairs the quality of life for many patients with dermatoses, especially atopic dermatitis (AD), and is frequently induced by a warm environment. OBJECTIVE To determine the mechanism underlying itch induction by warmth, we focused on artemin, a member of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factors (GDNFs). METHODS A gene array assay(More)
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