Home » Volume 6

Volume 6

  • Mini Reviews
Development of a Free-Electron Laser in the Terahertz Region

ISOYAMA; G. Development of a Free-Electron Laser in the Terahertz Region JAS4QoL 2020, 6(1) 2 online at: https://as4qol.org/2JCCK

Categories: > Mini Reviews, > Volume 6, Journal Articles, Volumes
Tags: , , , , , ,


Development of a Free-Electron Laser in the Terahertz Region

Isoyama; Goro

Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, 8-1 Mihogaoka, Ibaraki, Osaka 567-0047, Japan (isoyama@sanken.osaka-u.ac.jp

We have been developing a free-electron laser (FEL) in the far-infrared or terahertz (THz) region for higher intensity and stability, using the L-band (1.3 GHz) electron linear accelerator (linac) at the Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research (ISIR), Osaka University. The FEL was progressively upgraded, and the maximum energy of micropulses, which form an FEL macropluse of a duration of some microseconds, reached 260 μJ at a wavelength around 65 μm or a frequency around 4.6 THz, which is an order of magnitude higher than micropulse energies obtained in other FELs in this wavelength or frequency range. Experiments have begun using high-intensity narrow-band terahertz radiation from the FEL. This paper summarized the progress of the FEL and its application experiments.

Keywords: Free Electron Laser (FEL), Electron, Linear Accelerator (Linac), Terahertz (THz), Far-Infrared

View | Download

  • Full Papers
A Case Study on Functional Food Intake in a Diabetic Patient: No Such Thing as a Magic Bullet Part-I

FW FOONG, A.; HATTA, K. A Case Study on Functional Food Intake in a Diabetic Patient: No Such Thing as a Magic Bullet Part-I JAS4QoL 2020, 6(1) 3 online at: https://as4qol.org/TXZbX

Categories: > Full Papers, > Volume 6, Journal Articles, Volumes
Tags: , , , , , , ,


A Case Study on Functional Food Intake in a Diabetic Patient: No Such Thing as a Magic Bullet Part-I

FOONG; Anthony FW HATTA; Kanji

R&D Department, Imex Japan Co Ltd, 22-8 Shimomidori-cho, Shinchiku, Kita-ku, Kyoto 603-8425, Japan  (78imexfw@gmail.com

Department of Psychiatric Nursing, School of Nursing, Takarazuka University, 16-13-1, Shibata, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0012, Japan

The present study reaffirmed that single-use of disorder-orientated functional foods may not be effective in resolving certain muscle- and orientation-relevant health problems. A male diabetic patient P on a functional food A (a product for blood pressure control) intake for more than 10 yr suffered from certain physical symptoms (PSs) such as forearm Grip-holding (FGH) muscular strength (PS-1), hindlimb joints (HJs) discomfort (PS-2), physical balance or orientation on one-legged standing (PS-3), and urination flow onset-latency and duration of complete emptying (PS-4) as well as poor metabolic indexes such as high levels of total cholesterols (T-Cho), low-density lipoprotein-cholesterols (LDL-C), triglycerides (TG), and HbA1C. When intake of A was complemented with daily product B, intake all PSs improved in a time-dependent manner; with different PS improvements requiring different intake duration: shorter intake duration for PS-1 (3-wk intake and thereafter), and longer intake durations for other PSs (at least more than 3-month intake). Additionally, high levels of T-Cho and relevant indexes were also improved over time with different intake durations, although the blood sugar levels (HbA1c) were unaffected. T-Cho (3-month intake), LDL-C (3-month intake), TG (after 6-month intake) were restored after different intake durations; however, blood sugar levels (HbA1c) were unaffected despite mulberry leaf extract having been documented to reduce blood sugar levels. Improvements of PSs and metabolic indexes were probably due to complementary effects of B whose effects in combination with A improved metabolic activity, nutritional, blood circulation and neurological effects and may have contributed to the favorable outcomes in this study. 

Keywords: 

View | Download

  • Wisdom Notes
Review of Research on Covid-19


Review of Research on Covid-19

DE JERSEY; John

The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Queensland 4072,   Australia (jandjdej@bigpond.net.au)

A number of approaches to alleviate the Covid-19 pandemic have been discussed as well as longer term solutions. It seems possible that, when the pandemic has run its course, Covid-19 will continue at a low level in the community and be controlled by a vaccine and selective drugs developed as a consequence of the pandemic. How rapidly the properties of the virus may change as a result of mutations remains to be seen. Changes may lead to weakening of vaccine efficacy, development of drug resistance and/or to a strengthening or weakening of the virus' infectivity. The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted once again the possibility that future viruses may cross the animal human barrier with devastating consequences. Such events are rendered more likely by increases in world population and destruction of wild animal habitat. 

Keywords: Covid-19, Coronavirus, Covid-19 Epidemiology, Covid-19 Treatments

View | Download

Volumes (in journal order)

Categories

Categorized Tag Cloud

affirrmative feedback relevance and assessment sensitivity of tests Dative Alternation English Dative Constructions relevance and assessment senstitivity of tests Low English Proficiency FUJIWARA; Yumi NOGUCHI; Ayako Arachidonic Acid Cascade Hisashi MATSUDA; Hisashi Teaching obesity grammar teaching Beta-Endorphins Leukotriene D4 (LTD4) Antagonists KAMADA; Masao type-2 diabetes Global Warming Communication Skills the trial medication counseling Kampo OGASAWARA; Hiroyuki MATHEWS; Cy writing activity self-confidence fluency Tryptanthrin EFL Science English reishi OTANI; Arika YOSHIKAWA; Masayuki Immunodefense System Inner World TAKAO; Ikuko Salivary Cortisol NISHIOKA; Yuichiro the manual booklets CRESPO; David Japanese Cultural Uniqueness Alzheimer’s Disease Furukawa; Shoei Epidemiologic Study Kyoto Immunoglobulin-A Monitoring Japanese pharmacy students Literary Criticism picture description task Internet-Use Tendency Facial Illustration-Based Self-Rating Kyoto Gardens circadian rhythm FUJIWARA; Yumi Elderly Rat Basophilic Leukemia Cells (RBL-2H3) WAJIMA; Rikako Kaoru SUGAWARA HATTA; Kanji EFL 1. Dickens Homogeneity of High Cultures and Subcultures shying away from science KONISHI; Nami English Teaching Nutrient Functions Claims MATSUNO; Hikari Vocabulary Collaborative Writing elementary school students accuracy metalanguage task type NISHIKAWA; Tetsu Atopic Dermatiitis Brazilian Herbal Medicine Wisdom Note NAKAMURA;Seikou complexity ISHIKAWA; Hiroyasu Pharmaceutical Science English HIBINO; Kenichi English for Study Abroad IMAE; Hidefumi KOHNO; Kyoko Emotion and Behavior Depression Treatment Cissus sicyoides Edwin Drood NAKASHIMA; Souichi elective subject Triage Nurses OSCE English program conference English NISHITANI; Hironori Shinno-san Cultural Properties Environmental Carbon Dioxide Concentration written Full Paper Chin-Don Therapy MATSUMOTO; Kenya English Salon REE HONJO; Michio KITADE; Tatsuya Cooperative Learning Gardens WAKATSUKI; Toru Flavonoids Quality of Life gastrointestinal disorders JENKINS; Judge Pamela IKEGAMI; Sako Task Types KOBAYASHI; Aya Kanji; HATTA Proceedings FOONG; Anthony FW OUCHI: Yuri Water Inpatient Violence ITO; Ken Erina SATO questionnaire survey ITABE; Hiroyuki physical symptoms Scientific English Fiction KOBAYASHI; Yasuna NAKAMURA; Seikou IMAI; Chizu metabolic indexes Masayuki YOSHIKAWA and NAKAMURA; Tsuyako Cognitively Impaired Elderly Student-Lecturer microphone use SATO; Noriko NAKAI; Hisao TEZUKA; Osamu complementary product Pharmacy Mini Review Cortisol Minoru; OZEKI promoting and impairing factors Souichi NAKASHIMA Vascular Parkinsonism teaching/learning of science English Clinical Treatment smoking cessation SATO; Erina Pronunciation MATSUDA; Hisashi SF8-Assessment Scores SUGAWARA; Kaoru Nutritinal function glycemic index teien HATA; Hiroki FUJITA; Hiroyuki practical science experiments proficiency level HIEJIMA; Yoshimitsu communicative competence food labels Conferences Airborne Pollen Levels HIRAYAMA; Etsuko Nerve Growth Factor AIURA; Satoshi CHIZU; Imai multiple choice Ganodrema lucidum Bleak House XU; Fengming English for Special Purposes oral presentation TAKESHIM;A Shigeo Drug Discovery Killer Cells continuous publication Cytokines Water Systems Fengming XU KUWABARA; Masato emergency departments Seiji; SHIMOSATO niwa MIKAMI: Hiroshi Outer World single-product ESP Preparatory education prior to study abroad HIOKI; Chizuko Writing Performance HASAGAWA; Keito Japanese Cedar Pollinosis NOJIMA; Keisuke KIMURA; Tooru Stress