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High frequency of open-angle glaucoma in Japanese patients with Alzheimer's disease
- H. Tamura, H. Kawakami, T. Kanamoto, T. Kato, H. Mishima
- Journal of the Neurological Sciences
- 15 July 2006
The clinical and genetic relationships between Alzheimer's disease (AD) and glaucoma remain obscure. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of open-angle glaucoma (OAG) in patients… Expand
Genetic reassortment between Sathuperi and Shamonda viruses of the genus Orthobunyavirus in nature: implications for their genetic relationship to Schmallenberg virus
The recent outbreak of malformations in ruminants in Northern Europe caused by Schmallenberg virus induced us to analyze the genetic properties of the related orthobunyaviruses and clarify their… Expand
Transplantation of human olfactory ensheathing cells elicits remyelination of demyelinated rat spinal cord
Human olfactory ensheathing cells (OECs) were prepared from adult human olfactory nerves, which were removed during surgery for frontal base tumors, and were transplanted into the demyelinated spinal… Expand
Mitochondrial dysfunction in bipolar disorder.
Mitochondrial dysfunction is implicated in bipolar disorder based on the following lines of evidence: 1) Abnormal brain energy metabolism measured by 31P-magnetic resonance spectroscopy, that is,… Expand
Sequence analysis of hepatitis C virus isolated from a fulminant hepatitis patient *
Although hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a major cause of non‐A non‐B hepatitis, its pathogenic role in fulminant hepatitis remains controversial. A 32‐year‐old man contracted hepatitis. Serum ALT… Expand
Magnetic resonance spectroscopy in affective disorders.
- T. Kato, T. Inubushi, N. Kato
- Chemistry, Medicine
- The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical…
- 1 May 1998
Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) is a non-invasive tool for in vivo chemical analysis that has been applied to neurobiological or psychopharmacological studies of affective disorders. Studies… Expand
Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonism Ameliorates Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction and Myocardial Fibrosis in Mildly Symptomatic Patients With Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy: A Pilot Study
Background— Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonism reduces mortality associated with heart failure by mechanisms that remain unclear. The effects of the mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist… Expand
Genetic diversity of Mycobacterium avium subsp. hominissuis strains isolated from humans, pigs, and human living environment.
- T. Iwamoto, C. Nakajima, +7 authors M. Nasu
- Biology, Medicine
- Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of…
- 1 June 2012
Mycobacterium avium subsp. hominissuis (MAH) strains are genetically diverse and cause infections in pigs and humans. To elucidate the geographical and host-dependent variations in the genetic… Expand
Bovine epizootic encephalomyelitis caused by Akabane virus in southern Japan
BackgroundAkabane virus is a member of the genus Orthobunyavirus in the family Bunyaviridae. It is transmitted by hematophagous arthropod vectors such as Culicoides biting midges and is widely… Expand
Radical hysterectomy for FIGO stage I–IIB adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix
A retrospective analysis was carried out to identify risk factors for survival and relapse in patients with FIGO stage I–IIB cervical adenocarcinoma (AC), who underwent radical hysterectomy, and to… Expand