Yoko Muraoka

We don’t have enough information about this author to calculate their statistics. If you think this is an error let us know.
Learn More
Seed dressing with pesticides is widely used to protect crop seeds from pest insects and fungal diseases. While there is mounting evidence that especially neonicotinoid seed dressings detrimentally affect insect pollinators, surprisingly little is known on potential side effects on soil biota. We hypothesized that soil organisms would be particularly(More)
Measuring blood cell dynamics within the capillaries of the living eye provides crucial information regarding the health of the microvascular network. To date, the study of single blood cell movement in this network has been obscured by optical aberrations, hindered by weak optical contrast, and often required injection of exogenous fluorescent dyes to(More)
A 1-year prospective study of 43 elderly depressed residents (13 men and 30 women) in Nagai City in Japan is described. An initial survey was carried out in 1993 to find depressed residents. The subjects of the survey were 2056 residents of 65 years of age and older. The Japanese version of the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) was employed as a screening(More)
  • 1