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High frequency of open-angle glaucoma in Japanese patients with Alzheimer's disease
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 patientsExpand
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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 theirExpand
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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 spinalExpand
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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
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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 ALTExpand
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Magnetic resonance spectroscopy in affective disorders.
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. StudiesExpand
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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 antagonistExpand
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Genetic diversity of Mycobacterium avium subsp. hominissuis strains isolated from humans, pigs, and human living environment.
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 geneticExpand
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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 widelyExpand
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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 toExpand
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