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    HYDROGENATED HOT SPRING WATER AND ORGANOLEPTIC EVALUATION OF HOT SPRING WATER AFFECTING ON THE SKIN  [in Japanese]

    栗田 繕彰 , KURITA Yoshiaki

    Natural hot spring waters spouting from wellheads are essentially reductive in terms of oxidation-reduction potential (ORP); … Therefore, it has been proposed that habitual bathing in fresh reductive hot spring water can suppress skin oxidation and contribute to prevent the aging process thereupon. …

    法政大学大学院紀要(理工学・工学研究科編) (56), 2015-03-24

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    POSSIBILITY OF SULFUR SPRING CONTAINING HYDROGEN BY LIGHT IRRADIATION  [in Japanese]

    梅田 一輝 , UMEDA Kazuki

    … So far, hydrogen makes effectively the reductive bathwater and the elasticity of the human skin can be improved through habitual bathing in water hydrogenated was revealed. … As a result, producing of hydrogen was confirmed by irradiating with UV light (250 nm) to artificial sulfur spring water including each sulfur components. …

    法政大学大学院紀要(理工学・工学研究科編) (56), 2015-03-24

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    Practices of ESD Using the Springs at Elementary Schools in Okinoerabu Island  [in Japanese]

    萩原 豪 , 元木 理寿 , ハギワラ ゴウ , モトキ マサトシ , HAGIWARA Go Wayne , MOTOKI Masatoshi

    … Okinoerabu Island is one of the raised coral islands and it has been historically difficult for residents to get water resources for their daily lives. … There used to be more than 130 springs using for residential lives but nowadays here are only a few records of natural springs in Okinoerabu Island and the residents might forget their history and live culture with the springs. …

    鹿児島大学稲盛アカデミー研究紀要 (5), 171-180, 2015-03

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    The Importance of Vanadium Concentration in Ground and Deep Ground Water for Spring Water Quality

    MARCZEWSKI Krzysztof , MARCZEWSKA Barbara , KUZIOŁA RAFA

    … Therefore, the knowledge of its concentration in the drinking therapeutic water, in particular in the medicinal mineral sources seems to be very important. … This study was based on literature giving vanadium concentrations in some drinking waters derived from the ground and deep ground water.<BR>  The concentration of vanadium in ground water shown varies in the range from 1-138μgl−1. …

    The Journal of Japanese Balneo-Climatological Association 78(3), 201-208, 2015

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    Epidemiology of Chronic Kidney Disease, With Special Emphasis on Chronic Kidney Disease of Uncertain Etiology, in the North Central Region of Sri Lanka

    Jayasekara Kithsiri Bandara , Dissanayake Dhammika Menike , Sivakanesan Ramiah , Ranasinghe Asanga , Karunarathna Ranawaka Hewage , Priyantha Kumara Gardiye Waligamage Gamini

    … We screened 7604 individuals for chronic kidney disease of uncertain etiology.<BR>Results: The results showed that the male:female ratio was 2.4:1, the mean age of patients was 54.7 ± 8 years, 92% of the patients were farmers, and 93% consumed water from shallow dug wells. … Stage 1 and 2 presentation accounted for only 3.4%.<BR>Conclusions: Low prevalence of CKDU was noticed (1.5%) among those who consumed water from natural springs. …

    Journal of Epidemiology 25(4), 275-280, 2015

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    Epidemiology of Chronic Kidney Disease, With Special Emphasis on Chronic Kidney Disease of Uncertain Etiology, in the North Central Region of Sri Lanka

    Jayasekara Kithsiri Bandara , Dissanayake Dhammika Menike , Sivakanesan Ramiah , Ranasinghe Asanga , Karunarathna Ranawaka Hewage , Priyantha Kumara Gardiye Waligamage Gamini

    … We screened 7604 individuals for chronic kidney disease of uncertain etiology.<BR>Results: The results showed that the male:female ratio was 2.4:1, the mean age of patients was 54.7 ± 8 years, 92% of the patients were farmers, and 93% consumed water from shallow dug wells. … Stage 1 and 2 presentation accounted for only 3.4%.<BR>Conclusions: Low prevalence of CKDU was noticed (1.5%) among those who consumed water from natural springs. …

    Journal of Epidemiology advpub(0), 2015

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    17-4 The benefits of bathing with hot spring containing rich sulfur and sodium chloride- investigation in Tsukioka hot spring

    GOTO Yasuaki , HAYASAKA Shinya , KURIHARA Shigeo

    … Purpose: Tsukioka Onsen is the prominent hot spring which contains the largest amounts of sulfur in Japan. … The purpose of this study is to clarify the benefits of bathing in Tsukioka Onsen by comparison between the bathing in Tsukioka hot spring and with natural water.<BR>Methods: Subjects were 20 females aged from 30 to 60 y.o. …

    The Journal of Japanese Balneo-Climatological Association 77(5), 549-549, 2014

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    16-7 An assessment of Ruwan Zafi−Numan for exploitation as a source of dietary water in Nigeria

    NGHARGBU K'tso , PONIKOWSKA Irena , LATOUR Teresa , KUROWSKA Ewa , SCHOENEICH Krsyzstof , ALAGBE Solomon

    … Introduction: In the Upper Benue Trough of Nigeria near Numan is a thermal spring flowing to the surface under natural conditions. … Geologically, it is believed that this water passes through the Continental Bima Sandstones of the Albian, the transitional to marine Yolde Formation of the Cenomanian, and eventually through the continental Gombe Sandstones of Maastrichtian age, thus deriving their unique chemistry. …

    The Journal of Japanese Balneo-Climatological Association 77(5), 544-544, 2014

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    16-6 Assesment of isotonic thermal chlorosodic waters of the Middle Benue Trough, Nigeria for use in drinking cure

    NGHARGBU K'tso , ADAMCZYK Przemyslaw , PONIKOWSKA Irena , SCHOENEICH Krsyzstof

    … These waters interact with host-beds of shale, silt, sandstone, which are sometimes calcareous on their way up under natural artesian conditions. … <BR>Conclusion: Due to their Isotonic nature and moderate mineralization, they are suitable for use in drinking cure as their chemistry compares favourably with that of a well-known spring water in Poland used for the same purpose-Inowroclaw(mineralization 0.29%). …

    The Journal of Japanese Balneo-Climatological Association 77(5), 543-543, 2014

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    09-4 The recent development of China's hot spring industry: transformation from hot spring tourism to health and wellness hot spring

    JIE Wang

    …   China is one of the countries abundant in hot spring resources. … There are more than 4,000 hot spring resources consisting of two types: the natural hot spring and the developed hot spring. … Yet, there are still many more hot spring resources to be explored and developed. … <BR>  To the end of 2013, there were around 1,000 hot spring tourism facilities or projects in operation. …

    The Journal of Japanese Balneo-Climatological Association 77(5), 492-494, 2014

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    10-4 Shumadian forest hammam as a medical SPA concept

    ISAILOVIC Gorana , PRESETNIK Ljubica , JOVANOVIC Ivana

    … In our investigation we had a goal to present and measure the effect of the authentic outdoor medical SPA programs "Shumadian Forest hammam", "Cigota Cross SPA golden pine forest hammam" and "Tara hammam as 75+, ageing well program" that combine phytoncides, heliotherapy, mineral springs water, zero distance food, tradition and heritage of the Serbian people, on the health of the people<BR>Material and Methods: Our investigation was designed to measure the effects of Medical SPA programs proposed by experts team of Medical SPA Association of …

    The Journal of Japanese Balneo-Climatological Association 77(5), 501-502, 2014

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    11-3 Biophysical skin effects of extemporaneous peloids from "Hervideros De Cofrentes Spa" natural mineral water according to their maturity time

    CARBAJO José Manuel , Fernandez-TORAN Miguel Angel , CORVILLO Iluminada , AGUILERA Lourdes , MEIJIDE Rosa , CARRETERO Maria Isabel , MARAVER Francisco

    …   The main objective of the present study was to determine the in situ biomechanical behaviour of skin in response to the use of three muds manufactured with a hyperosmotic Spring "Hervederos de Cofrentes" water, Valencia, Spain. …

    The Journal of Japanese Balneo-Climatological Association 77(5), 507-508, 2014

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    PT2-3 Immunoinflammatory regulation effects of Korean hot spring water

    KIM Jin-Wou

    Natural hot spring water in South Korea can be classified into four main hydrochemical groups, i.e., Ca(Na)-HCO3, Na(Ca)-HCO3, Na(Ca)-Cl, and acidic Ca-HCO3 type. …

    The Journal of Japanese Balneo-Climatological Association 77(5), 395-395, 2014

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    S2-4 Topical application of artificial CO2-enriched water - Clinical efficacy

    HAYASHI Hisae

    … In the 19th-century Europe, CO2-enriched water had been used as naturopathy for hypertensions, exclusively. … In 1997 Japan, the CO2-enriched water could be adopted as a clinical application, since the device was developed to produce artificial CO2-water easier. …

    The Journal of Japanese Balneo-Climatological Association 77(5), 416-416, 2014

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    S2-2 Carbon dioxide (CO2) balneotherapy in Germany

    A. BABA Hideo , KUMAMOTO Hideo , TAKEDA Atsushi

    … Carbonated water or CO2 containing spring water has been known for ancient times, not only in spas for bathing but also for drinking. … Bodo from Bad Nauheim noted a "congested, velvety reddened skin" after taking a bath in warm CO2 enriched water. …

    The Journal of Japanese Balneo-Climatological Association 77(5), 413-413, 2014

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    04-1 Fangotherapy, a body-friendly treatment to use hot spring water for health promotion

    SUGIMORI Kenji , OWADA Mizuno

    … Fangotherapy is one of four medical treatments used under a medical doctor's supervision at a hot spring. … This treatment is conducted in Europe, especially in Italy, using peloids maturated with natural hot spring water. … The maturated peloids have factors of concentrated hot spring and biological extract -glycolipids- from thermophilic algae. …

    The Journal of Japanese Balneo-Climatological Association 77(5), 435-436, 2014

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    03-3 Introduction to Japanese Anma massage therapy

    DONOYAMA Nozomi

    … Introduction: In Japan, onsen, or hot springs, has traditionally been associated with good quality natural water baths surrounded by beautiful nature, meals made from local products, hospitality at hot spring hotels, and massage. …

    The Journal of Japanese Balneo-Climatological Association 77(5), 433-434, 2014

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    04-11 Quality assessment of Japanese Biofango through tensiometric approach by TVS mud index

    ROSSI Davide , ZANCATO Mirella , OWADA Mizuno , SUGIMORI Kenji , MATSUURA Kazuhiro

    … Introduction: Sanraku-en spa started to purpose the "Shogawa biofangotherapy" using hot spring water and different kind of clays of natural origin (called Biofango) matured for three weeks during which bacterial flora develop with production of constitutive elements having therapeutic properties [4]. …

    The Journal of Japanese Balneo-Climatological Association 77(5), 455-456, 2014

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    05-3 Efficacy of radon in the Japanese radioactive hot spring

    HORIUCHI Kimiko

    … What is radon<BR>  Radon which belongs in the rare gases, is the main element of the radioactive hot spring. … As radon is chemically inert, it dose not make any complex with other chemical component present in hot and mineral spring water.<BR>  There are three kinds of radioactive radon gases in nature, even though the word radon(Rn) often means 222Rn. …

    The Journal of Japanese Balneo-Climatological Association 77(5), 462-463, 2014

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