Affiliation: Asahikawa Medical College
- Actigraphic assessment of sleep disorders in children with chronic fatigue syndromeJunko Ohinata
Department of Pediatrics, Asahikawa Medical College, Japan
Brain Dev 30:329-33. 2008..Understanding sleep characteristics in children with CFS is important for establishing a therapeutic strategy. We conducted an actigraphic study to clarify the problems in sleep/wake rhythm and physical activity in children with CFS...
- Effect of neonatal hypoxia on the development of intraspinal serotonergic fibers in relation to spinal motoneuronsHajime Tanaka
Department of Pediatrics, Asahikawa Medical College, Midorigaoka Higashi 2 1 1 1, Asahikawa 078 8510, Japan
Brain Dev 32:268-74. 2010..Neurodevelopmental deficit after neonatal hypoxia with a rostro-caudal gradient is associated with significant changes in the 5-HT system...
- Molecular analysis and anticonvulsant therapy in two patients with glucose transporter 1 deficiency syndrome: a successful use of zonisamide for controlling the seizuresSatoru Takahashi
Department of Pediatrics, Asahikawa Medical College, 2 1 1 1 Midorigaoka Higashi, Asahikawa, Hokkaido 078 8510, Japan
Epilepsy Res 80:18-22. 2008..Our data suggested that zonisamide might be preferable if add-on anticonvulsant therapy is required to control the seizures in patients with this disorder...
- [Questionnaire survey on sleep habit of 3-year-old children in Asahikawa City]Akiko Araki
Department of Pediatrics, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Hokkaido
No To Hattatsu 40:370-4. 2008..Since the establishment of a normal sleep-wake rhythm is essential for both physical and mental development in children, it is necessary to educate parents regarding the importance of children's sleep...
- Silent exonic mutation in the acid-alpha-glycosidase gene that causes glycogen storage disease type II by affecting mRNA splicingMireguli Maimaiti
Department of Pediatrics, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan
J Hum Genet 54:493-6. 2009..546G>T was a leaky splice mutation, leading to the production of a normally spliced transcript, which was responsible for the low-level (approximately 10%) expression of the active enzyme in the patient's fibroblasts...
- Postnatal development of brainstem serotonin-containing neurons projecting to lumbar spinal cord in ratsHajime Tanaka
Department of Pediatrics, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Hokkaido 078 8510, Japan
Brain Dev 28:586-91. 2006..The functional significance of these early 5-HT systems in motor development and/or disabilities is discussed...