Tai Asawa

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Autoantibodies (Abs) to steroid 21-hydroxylase (21-OH) are a major component of adrenal cortex Abs and are characteristic of autoimmune Addison's disease. We have developed a new method for measuring Abs to 21-OH based on 125I-labeled recombinant human 21-OH produced in yeast. With this assay, 21-OH Abs were detected in 43 of 60 (72%) sera from patients(More)
their daily life. Our key ideas are two topics. The first topic is combination of standing assistance function and walking assistance function. In previous works, many assistance devices are specialized in only "standing-up operation" or "walking operation". However, in their daily life, elderly people need standing, walking and seating assistance(More)
Hypothyroid patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis usually receive lifelong thyroxine therapy. Some are known to recover thyroid function, but identification of these patients during continued thyroxine therapy has been impossible. 92 patients with hypothyroidism after Hashimoto's thyroiditis and 70 normal controls were studied. All controls but not patient(More)
  • T Asawa, A Hoyano, T Yoshida, M Takata
  • 2012
In order to make use of local, natural and climatic factors for urban development and passive building design, an understanding of microclimate in the locations of interest is required. The purpose of the present study is to show the characteristics of microclimates formed in a small city of paddy field areas using airborne remote sensing data,(More)
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