The annual stature growth of school children follows a sigmoid course, with a spurt at the beginning of a school year (April to June) and a lull in the later half of the school year (October to March). In country children, about 65% of the annual stature increment is allotted to the first half of the school year, while in town children the percentage is a little lower, about 55% Corresponding to the seasonal variation of growth in body weight, as already reported from the same laboratory by Kawasaki, there occurs an undulatory variation of Rohrer's index during a year, low during spring and summer and high during antumn and winter
The author investigatd a large family of brandycardia hypotonica (Max Herz), which is far larger than any other ever known. The toype of inheritance of the disease is that of a simple dominant as it was stated in the domestic and foreign literature. It is, however, noticeable in the present investigation that the affected persons are occasionally born of healthy parents, and that the patients of bradycardia hypotonica are seen in each generation. On the other hand, not a few show the simple bradycardia or hypotona. It is also marked that the gradation between these symptoms and normal condition is observed in varions extents
In Island Sado, the author's native place, the percentage occurrence of Colorblindness among school b, ys and girls, 9 to 13 years 'old, was Lund as follows : It is remarkable that this anomaly is so concentrated in the southern district. The term “colorblindness” is here used in a broader sense, as it is applied to any abnormal result of the color-plate test 4fter Ishihara.