Funding for this research was provided by:
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (17H00872)
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Program for Building Regional Innovation Ecosystems)
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp./MSD K.K. (Investigator-Initiated Studies Program)
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Received: 9 February 2018
Accepted: 16 May 2018
First Online: 25 May 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Ethics Committee of the Shiga University of Medical Science approved this study protocol (27–56). Informed consent was obtained from each participant prior to participation.
: HK’s laboratory is supported by a donation from Fukuda Lifetech Co., Ltd., Fukuda Life Tech Keiji Co., Ltd., Tanaka Sleep Clinic, Akita Sleep Clinic, and Ai Ai Care Co., Ltd. to the Shiga University of Medical Science. HK received grants from MEXT/JSPS (KAKENHI Grant Number: 17H00872), MEXT (Program for Building Regional Innovation Ecosystems), and Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp./MSD K.K. (the Investigator-Initiated Studies Program). The opinions expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp./MSD K.K. The other authors have no conflicts of interest directly relevant to the content of this article.
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