Moeko Noguchi - Shinohara

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It has been suggested that oxidative stress may contribute to the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease. Vitamin E is a potent antioxidant, and the results of some epidemiological studies have suggested that high intake of vitamin E through food is inversely associated with the incidence of Alzheimer's disease. Randomized controlled studies have shown that(More)
Elderly people are more likely than young people to develop cognitive impairments associated with medication use. One of the reasons for this is that renal and liver functions are often impaired in elderly people. Dementia and delirium (an acute confused state) are known to be associated with drug toxicity. Anticholinergic medications are common causes of(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with Chiari malformation type I (CM-I) can manifest neurological symptoms, such as headache, neck pain, dysesthesia, swallowing disturbance, and paresis, which are usually stable or slowly progressive even if syringomyelia is coexistent. In some instances, however, acute onset of neurological symptoms has been reported but the(More)
An inherited antithrombin deficiency is an autosomal dominant thrombotic disorder. We identified two pedigrees of inherited type I antithrombin deficiency and two responsible mutations in each. A novel 21-22delAA appeared to have caused a frameshift with a premature termination at amino acid +63 in one patient and a large deletion including all seven exons(More)
For a brief period, an increased incidence of elevated anti-acetylcholine receptor antibody titer was observed in patients with myasthenia gravis (MG) in Kanazawa, Japan. The purpose of this study was to examine the predictive factors associated with this antibody titer elevation. Decreased odds of titer elevation were seen in patients with early-onset MG(More)
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