Yoshihide Nishiyama

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This study investigated the changes of general and oral health status of elderly patients who received home-visit dental services. The subjects were 51 patients (male: 19, female: 32, age: 83.0+/-9.1). The results of initial and re-examination (5.4 months later) by questionnaire survey, oral status and oral microbes were compared. The following results were(More)
To elucidate the effects of mucosal care on colonization of mutans streptococci and infection of Candida species, we randomized 50 functionally dependent nursing home residents, mean age 76.1 (±7.8 years), 76% females, to receive oral professional care with or without mucosal care. During 12 months of follow-up, significant reduction in the numbers of(More)
The acceptance of camphor tree (Cinnamomum camphora) as a host plant for the larvae of common bluebottle (Graphium sarpedon nipponum) was explained by the presence of feeding stimulants in the leaves. When the active methanol extract of C. camphora leaves was separated into hexane and water layers, both layers showed high feeding activities for the larvae(More)
OBJECTIVE Measurement of salivary IgA antibody (PAc-peptide antibody, PPA) to amino acid residues 361-386 of Streptococcus mutans PAc, which possess a multiple binding motif to various HLA-DR molecules and a B-cell epitope that recognises the inhibiting antibody to S. mutans, is an indicator for the population numbers of mutans streptococci (MS) in human(More)
It is reality that human's body and mind are being created by life energy through every moment of life. As modern medicine does not consider this life energy itself, the most modern people hardly does not think it's intuitive meaning and use it to actualize their health and happiness in life. They can consider the outcome of life phenomena in the fields of(More)
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