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DNA Methylation Status of the Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase Gene is associated with Depressive Symptoms in Japanese Workers: A Cross-Sectional Study

Polymorphisms in methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene, that is considered to be the most important genetic determinant of blood homocysteine concentration, are associated with various diseases, including psychiatric disorders. However, the epigenetic factors influencing on the transcription and expression of this gene are unclear.
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Threat of Mosquito-Borne Human Viral Diseases

Mosquitoes, with its annoying behavior, are the worst enemy in human societies worldwide. To complicate matters, there are more than 3,500 species of mosquitoes existing globally
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Descriptive Study of Exposure to Inhalation Zanamivir and Pregnancy-Related Outcomes

The Health Improvement Network (THIN) provided data from UK General Practitioners (GPs) for 144 pregnant women who were prescribed zanamivir and 144 age- and date-matched untreated comparators with no recorded diagnosis of influenza. Groups were assessed for baseline characteristics, treatment-emergent diagnoses in the mother, pregnancy outcomes and congenital malformations diagnosed in the offspring within 28 days of birth.
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Folic Acid Supplementation Reduced Depression Score in Young Japanese Women with Depression-susceptible Genetic Polymorphisms

Background: Observational studies have shown that low folate status induces depression. Here we studied the effects of folic acid supplementation on depression scores of Japanese women with depression-susceptible gene polymorphisms: methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR), serotonin transporter (5-HTT), and dopamine D4 receptor (DRD4).
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A Reintegration Program for Elderly Prisoners Reduces Reoffending

Harsh sentences have resulted in many prisoners being elderly at the time of their release. However, the longer individuals have been incarcerated and the older they are, the more difficult it may be for them to re-enter free society. We developed a reintegration program to promote their successful adjustment to society and to prevent their reoffending, and evaluated its effectiveness. Participants were 25 older prisoners in Japan; all were homeless and more than 65 years old.
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Editorial Board Members Related to Japan

Ramesh C. Gupta

Professor of Chemistry
School of Agricultural Sciences and Rural Development (SASRD)
Nagaland University
India

Aly Soliman Hamed Derbalah

Professor
Pesticides Chemistry and Toxicology Department
Faculty of Agriculture
Kafr-El-Shiekh University
Egypt

Akira Sugawara

Department of Molecular Endocrinology
Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
Japan

MD Ibrahim El Said Ali El-Gamal

Assistant Professor
College of Pharmacy
Department of Medicinal Chemistry
University of Sharjah
UAE

Huafeng Zhang

Professor
School of Life Science
University of Science & Technology of China
China

Hironao Wakabayashi

Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
University of Rochester
United States

Shahrel Azmin Suandi

School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Malaysia

Mohsen Meydani

Professor
Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Tufts University
United States

Pramod Devkota

Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma surgery
Patan Academy of Health Sciences
Nepal

Alamgir Hossain

Professor
Department of Chemistry
Jackson State University
United States
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