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Hiroshima University
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Awards & Honors

May 2013
KaVo Dental Award 2013
Winner: Yamawaki K, Yoshikawa M, Tsuga K, Kubo T, Taji T, Akagawa Y

Published Papers

Development of a candy-sucking test for evaluating oral function in elderly patients with dedmentia: A pilot study
Mori T, Yoshikawa M, Maruyama M, Hiraoka A, Nakamori M, Yoshida M, Tsuga K
Geriatr Gerontol Int      [Refereed]
J Am Geriatr Soc
Yoshida M, Morikawa H, Yoshikawa M, Tsuga K, Akagawa Y
Gerodontology   22(4) 234-237   2005   [Refereed]
Aspects of swallowing in healthy dentate elderly persons older than 80 years
Yoshikawa M, Yoshida M, Nagasaki T, Tanimoto K, Tsuga K, Akagawa Y, Komatsu T
J Gerontol A Ciol Sci Med Sci   60(4) 506-509   2005   [Refereed]
Influence of aging and denture use on liquid swallowing in healthy dentulous and edentulous older people
Yoshikawa M, Yoshida M, Nagasaki T, Tanimoto K, Tsuga K, Akagawa Y
J Am Geriatr Soc   54(3) 444-449   2006   [Refereed]
Swallowing sound analysis for healthy adults and dysphagic patients
16th Annual Dysphagia Research Meeting   260   Mar 2008   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Relationship between swallowing function and maximum tongue pressure in ALS patients
Yoshikawa M
6 Mar 2014   Dysphagia Research Society
Dysphagia and diffigulties in taking medicine in the elderly requiring long-term care
Nozaki S, Katsuragi S, Nohara K, Yoshikawa M, Yoshida M, Ichimura K, Itami K, Umaki Y, Asaki S
4th European Society of Swallowing Disorders   23 Oct 2014   European Society of Swallowing Disorders
Maximum tongue pressure and appropriate liquid thickness in ALS
Yoshikawa M, Hiraoka A, Takaki S, Nakamori M, Nagasaki T, Hosomi N, Tanimoto K, Tsuga K, Izumi Y
23 Oct 2014   
Relationship of candy licking function, saliva secretion adn bacterial counts on tongue surface
Yoshikawa M
21 Jun 2014   
A case report of functional oral rehabilitation using task candy sucking for a advanced dementia patient
9 Nov 2014   

Research Grants & Projects

Project Year: 2007 - 2008    Investigator(s): YOSHIKAWA, Mineka
Project Year: 2008 - 2010    Investigator(s): TSUGA, Kazuhiro
It is thought to be important to measure the complex oral function precisely and use those results as evidences of decision-making for rehabilitating oral function of elderly people using prostheses. In this study, we developed methods for measuri...
Project Year: 2008 - 2010    Investigator(s): NAGASAKI, Toshikazu
We studied cortical activity of food cognition using magnetoencephalography and tractgraphy.
Neuromagnetic activities in 14 healthy female volunteers (24-35 years old, all right-handed) were recorded while fasting. Four types of visual stimuli-foo...
Project Year: 2009 - 2010    Investigator(s): YOSHIKAWA, Mineka
Wearing Palatal Augmentation Prosthesis(PAP) for one month showed the improvement of oral transit time/pharyngeal transit time, oral/pharyngeal residue and OPSE not only for cancer and injury at head and neck patients but also cerebrovascular and ...
Project Year: 2011 - 2013

Social Contribution

[Lecturer]  18 Oct 2012
[Lecturer]  20 Oct 2012