Activities 2

June 18, 2015
Gave a lecture entitled “New Trends in Medical Care in the US” in Medical Cafe.

June 2015
An article entitled “Expansion of Integrative Medicine in the US and China” was published on Osaka Medical Practitioners’ Magazine Vol. 43, No.585 June 2015.

May 2015
An article entitled “Precision Medicine, Integrative Medicine: New Key Words in Medical Care in the US” was published on May 2015 issue of Thew Newsletter of The Japan Society for Menopause and Women’s Health.

November 22, 2014
Gave a lecture entitled “Updates on Diet, Exercise, Mind-Body Medicine and Dietary Supplements” at the Kobe Seminar of the Association for Health Care and Medical Science of the 21st Century (e-Clinic), a nonprofit organization.

October 2014
A US Patent entitled “Anti-dementia substance from Hericium erinaceum and method of extraction” was approved (No. US8,871,492).

June 29, 2014
Gave an educational lecture entitled “Current Status of Complementary & Alternative Medicine in the United States” in the 65th annual meeting of the Japan Society for Oriental Medicine.

June 2014
An article entitled “Dietary supplements : Current status in the US and challenges in Japan” was published on the Journal of the Society of Health Care for Menopause and Aging, Vol. 13, No.1.

May 2014
An article entitled “What Veterinary Medicine in Japan Should Learn from Integrative Medicine in the US” was published on MVM, May 2014.

April 26, 2014
Gave a lecture entitled “Update on Food, Exercise, Mind/Spirit and Dietary Supplements” at the Kobe Seminar of the Association for Health Care and Medical Science of the 21st Century (e-Clinic), a nonprofit organization.

April 19, 2014
Gave a lecture entitled “Update on Food, Exercise, Mind/Spirit and Dietary Supplements” at the Tokyo Seminar of the Association for Health Care and Medical Science of the 21st Century (e-Clinic), a nonprofit organization.

April 14, 2014
Gave a lecture entitled “Learning Integrative Cancer Treatment from the United States” at a seminar organized by Hoah- Cancer Support Network, a nonprofit organization.

February 16, 2014
Gave a lecture entitled “Extending Healthy Life Expectancy with Self Care” at a Counselor Workshop co-organized by Health Care for Menopause and Aging, a nonprofit organization, and Japan Society for Dietary Supplement.

October 27, 2013
Served as a chairperson in a roundtable discussion at the 12th Conference of the Society of Health Care for Menopause and Aging.

July 2013
A Canadian Patent entitled “Therapeutic Agent for Polycyctic Ovary Sindrome (PCOS)” was approved (No. CA2590549).

June 2013
An article entitled “Current status of dietary supplements: Comparison between the US and Japan” was published on the Journal of the Society of Health Care for Menopause and Aging, Vol. 12, No.1.

June 2013
A Japanese Patent entitled “Manufacturing Process for Active Substances from Hericium erinaceum” was approved (No. 5208036).

March 2013
Interviewed article on “Brain function and Dietary Supplements” was published on the April 10 issue of Croissant.

March 10, 2013
Gave a lecture entitled “Current Status of Dietary Supplements in the US” at a Counselor Workshop co-organized by Health Care for Menopause and Aging, a nonprofit organization, and Japan Society for Dietary Supplement.

November 10, 2012
Made a presentation entitled “Clinical Experience with Hydrogen Bath Salt in Cancer Patients and the Family” in the 15th International Congress of Personalized Medicine.

November 4, 2012
Gave a lecture entitled “Extending Healthy Life-span by Self-care: Insights from the Latest Medical Researches in the World” at the 11th Conference of the Society of Health Care for Menopause and Aging.

November 4, 2012
Gave a lecture entitled “Current Status of the US, the Advanced Country in Dietary Supplements, Comparing with Japan” at the 11th Conference of the Society of Health Care for Menopause and Aging.

October 27, 2012
Made a presentation entitled “Hydrogen Bath Salt May Ameliorate the Side Effects of Anti-tumor Agents” in the 19th Japan Mibyou System Association.

September, 2012
An article entitled “Medical Treatment for Sleep-related Breathing Disorders” was published on the Bulletin of Chikusuikai Institute for Neuroinformation and Hospital, Vol. 30.

September, 2012
Assumed the position of Visiting Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Medical Business Sciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nihon Pharmaceutical University.

August 30, 2012
Gave a lecture entitled “Current Status of Integrative Medicine in the US” in a workshop “ART and Integrative Medicine” in the 30th Annual Meeting of Japan Society of Fertilization and Implantation.

June 2012
An article entitled “Reaffirming significance of self-care: Status in the US and dietary supplements for menopausal women” was published on the Journal of the Society of Health Care for Menopause and Aging, Vol. 11, No.1.

June 2012
An article entitled “The aim of integrative medicine in the US – Prompted by the inauguration of exploratory committee on integrative medicine by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare” was published on the Journal of the Society of Health Care for Menopause and Aging, Vol. 11, No.1.

June 6, 2012
Gave a lecture entitled “Wise Use of Dietary Supplements – Learning from Integrative Medicine in the US” in Medical Cafe.

June 2, 2012
Made a presentation entitled “Therapeutic Effects of Hydrogen and Development of a New Hydrogen Bath Salt” in the 14th International Congress of Personalized Medicine.

May 2012
A US Patent entitled “Therapeutic Agent for Polycyctic Ovary Sindrome (PCOS)” was approved (No. US 8,168,198).

April 21, 2012
Gave a lecture entitled “Importance of Self Care as Suggested by Integrative Medicine in the United States” at the Kobe Seminar of the Association for Health Care and Medical Science of the 21st Century (e-Clinic), a nonprofit organization.

March 11, 2012
Gave a lecture entitled “Current Status of Dietary Supplements in the US and Evidence of Supplements for Menopause” at a Menopause Counselor Workshop organized by Health Care for Menopause and Aging, a nonprofit organization.

November 6, 2011
Served as a chairperson in a roundtable discussion at the 10th Conference of the Society of Health Care for Menopause and Aging.

October 22, 2011
Gave a lecture entitled “Recent Progress of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the United States” at the Tokyo Seminar of the Association for Health Care and Medical Science of the 21st Century (e-Clinic), a nonprofit organization.

August 2011
An article entitled “Brain Function Activating Effect of Hericium Erinaceum and PLM-fraction” was published on the Bulletin of Chikusuikai Institute for Neuroinformation and Hospital, Vol. 29.

June 2011
An article entitled “Progress of integrative medicine in the US and evidence based lifestyle” was published on the Journal of the Society of Health Care for Menopause and Aging, Vol. 10, No.1.

March 2011
An article entitled “Current Status of Integrative Medicine in the US” was published on the Japanese Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Vol. 8 No.1.

November 13, 2010
Gave a lecture entitled “Recent Progress of CAM in the United States and Introduction to DIM” at the Tokyo Seminar of the Association for Health Care and Medical Science of the 21st Century (e-Clinic), a nonprofit organization.

November 7, 2010
Served as a chairperson in a roundtable discussion at the 9th Conference of the Society of Health Care for Menopause and Aging.

October 2010
An article entitled “Maitake Mushroom (Grifola frondosa) Extract Induces Ovulation in Patients with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Possible Monotherapy and a Combination Therapy After Failure with First-Line Clomiphene Citrate” was published on the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Vol. 16 No.12.

July 24, 2010
Gave a lecture entitled “Recent Progress of CAM in the United States and Introduction to DIM” at the Kobe Seminar of the Association for Health Care and Medical Science of the 21st Century (e-Clinic), a nonprofit organization.

July 2010
An article entitled “Grislin, an Insulin Sensitizer, and Anti-Aging” was published on the International Journal of Integrative Medicine, Vol. 2 No.1.

May 2010
A Japanese Patent entitled “Agent for Polycyctic Ovary Sindrome (PCOS)” was approved (No. 4464964).

December 2009
An article entitled “Brain function activating effects of Lion’s Mane mushroom and PLM-fraction” was published on the January 2010 issue of New Food Industry.

September 2009
Interviewed article on inflammation was published on the October 2009 issue of Health.

July 19, 2009
Gave a lecture entitled “Integrative medicine in the United States and D-fraction” at the International Workshop on Integrative Medicine.

July 18, 2009
Gave a lecture entitled “Insulin resistance and anti-aging” at the 10th International Congress of Integrative Medicine.

June 2009
Interviewed article on “Insulin resistance and Maitake mushroom” was published on the July 2009 issue of Health.

December 2008
An article entitled “Grislin and PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)” was published on the January 2009 issue of New Food Industry.

September 2007
An article entitled “The current state of dietary supplements in the United States” was published on Dispensing and Information, Vol. 13, September 2007.

June 2007
An article entitled “Basic dietary supplements for women in menopause” was published on the Journal of the Society of Health Care for Menopause and Aging, Vol. 6, No.1.

April 15, 2007
Gave a lecture entitled “Integrative medicine and dietary supplements in the United States: winners and losers of Kampo and other Eastern materials” at the certified physicians’ workshop of the Japanese Society of Clinical Anti-Aging Medicine.

March 2007
An article entitled “Dietary supplements for women in menopause” was published on the March 2007 issue of Japan Menopause Society Newsletter.

February 13, 2007
Gave a lecture entitled “The current state of CAM and dietary supplements in the United States” at the symposium “Issues Surrounding Health Food” organized by the Chiba Prefecture Association for Development of Innovative Functional Foods.

November 19, 2006
Gave a lecture entitled “Dietary supplements for healthy living in menopause” at the 5th Conference of the Society of Health Care for Menopause and Aging.

November 18, 2006
Gave a lecture entitled “CAM in the United States” at the Osaka Seminar of the Association for Health Care and Medical Science of the 21st Century (e-Clinic), a nonprofit organization. Also joined the association as an official member.

October 2006
An article entitled “Various modern diseases caused by insulin resistance and Grislin, a remedy for insulin resistance” was published on the November 2006 issue of New Food Industry.

September 30, 2006
Gave a lecture entitled “Integrative Medicine in the United States: with special reference to herbal medicine” at the symposium “Integrative Medicine and Kampo” in the 53rd annual meeting of the Japan Association of Pharmacognosy.