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Vol. 54, 2007

Journal of Medical and Dental Sciences
ONLINE ISSN 2185-9132
PRINT ISSN 1342-8810

No. 1, March 2007

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Elemental analysis of inorganic dusts in lung tissues of interstitial pneumonias.....9
Kimitake Tsuchiya, Naohiko Inase, Shizuko Ichinose, Yutaka Usui,Yasunari Miyazaki, Yoshio Ohtani1, Noboru Ando, Takumi Akashi, Yasuhiro Kondoh, Hiroyuki Taniguchi and Yasuyuki Yoshizawa

In Vitro Study of Reduction of Stress Transferred onto Tissues around Implants Using a Resilient Material in Maxillary Implant Overdentures.....17
Manabu Kanazawa, Shunsuke Minakuchi, Iwao Hayakawa, Shigezo Hirano and Tatsuro Uchida

Cortical activation during solid bolus swallowing.....25
Isamu Shibamoto, Tokutaro Tanaka, Ichiro Fujishima, Norimasa Katagiri and Hiroshi Uematsu

What factors are affecting physician payment by acute care hospitals in rural Japan?.....57
Kazushi Yamauchi, Takao Funada, Hiroshi Shimizu and Kazuo Kawahara

Evaluations of Masticatory Performance of Complete Denture Wearers Using Color-Changeable Chewing Gum and Other Evaluating Methods.....65
Yasutaka Ishikawa, Ikki Watanabe, Iwao Hayakawa, Shunsuke Minakuchi and Tatsuro Uchida

Occlusal stimuli regulate interleukin-1 beta and FGF-2 expression in rat periodontal ligament.....71
Supatchai Boonpratham, Zuisei Kanno and Kunimichi Soma

Influence of estrogen cycle on temporomandibular joint synovial membrane in rat with deviated mandible.....79
Giovanna Kishimoto, Jun Hosomichi, Takeshi Muramoto, Zuisei Kanno and Kunimichi Soma

Effect of cigarette smoking on the development of murine chronic pigeon breeder’s lung
The difference between a short-term and a long-term exposure
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Masashi Furuiye, Shuji Miyake, Yasunari Miyazaki, Yoshio Ohtani, Naohiko Inase, Takeshi Umino and
Yasuyuki Yoshizawa

High glucose concentrations impair the activation of K+ channels and proteases in undifferentiated THP-1 monocytes......97
Hiroshi Asaoka, Junko Kurokawa, Tetsushi Furukawa, Kentaro Shimokado

The fundamental properties of Homer 1 in association with cardiac ryanodine receptor in mouse heart.....103
Satoru Kawaguchi, Satoshi Shoji, Makoto Sunamori, Teiichi Furuichi and Seiko Kawano

TGF-β and glutathione promote tissue repair in cigarette smoke induced injury......109
Chika Noguchi, Takeshi Umino, Yasunari Miyazaki, Torahiko Jinta, Yutaka Usui and Yasuyuki Yoshizawa

No. 2, June 2007

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Inhibition of atresia leading to luteinization of ovarian preovulatory follicles by NS398, a specific cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor.....117
Chieko Kishi, Yasunori Aoyama, Takahide Fujimoto, Yoshiko Kamei, Masami Koushi, Kentaro Shimokado and
Rei Asakai

No. 3, September 2007

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Electronic Apex Locators —A Review.....125
Aqeel Khalil Ebrahim, Reiko Wadachi and Hideaki Suda

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Laterality of pharyngeal bolus passage in Wallenberg’s syndrome patients with dysphagia.....147
Shinya Mikushi, Eiichi Saitoh, Haruka Tohara, Mikoto Baba and Hiroshi Uematsu

Prevalence of oral malodor and related factors among adults in Akita Prefecture.....159
Masayuki Ueno, Tomohito Yanagisawa, Kayoko Shinada, Satoko Ohara and Yoko Kawaguchi

No. 4, December 2007

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Improvement of the Surface of Denture Base Resins with Straight Silicone.....177
Takuya Tokita, Norihisa Akiba and Iwao Hayakawa