T. Okamoto

C. Pickford1
O. Martinez-Maza1
J. Demeulemeester1
1C. Pickford
1O. Martinez-Maza
1J. Demeulemeester
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The rapid development of information technology has enabled many systems that support creative work. However, it has gradually become obvious that the latest information systems have a serious drawback in that instead of promoting creative work, they often discourage it or let us stop thinking actively while doing it. In this paper, we begin by explaining(More)
AIMS To evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of sitagliptin in subjects with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT). METHODS In a double-blind, parallel-group study, 242 Japanese subjects with IGT, determined by a 75-g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) at week -1, were randomized (1 : 1 : 1) to placebo (n = 83), sitagliptin 25 mg (n = 82) or 50 mg (n = 77)(More)
Palpation has been considered as one of the important diagnostic skills for doctors, which is conducted on a patient to identify the size, the consistency, and the location of a subcutaneous tumor. Accurate palpation skill often detects the cause of disease early. Even in the field of dentistry, palpation has been considered as the important diagnostic(More)
  • D. Sargeant, S. Deverasetty, Y. Luo, A. Villahoz-Baleta, S. Zobrist, V. Rathnayake +494 others
  • 2012
Background: Many HIV databases and applications focus on a limited domain of HIV knowledge. Since even a ''simple'' organism like HIV represents a very complex system with many interacting elements, the fractured structure of existing databases and applications likely limits our ability to investigate and understand HIV. To facilitate research, therefore,(More)
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