Yoshihiro Miyake

Summary

Affiliation: Fukuoka University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Breastfeeding and atopic eczema in Japanese infants: The Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:234-41. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternal consumption of dairy products, calcium, and vitamin D during pregnancy and infantile allergic disorders
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan Electronic address
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 113:82-7. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption during pregnancy and birth outcomes: the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:79. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Case-control study of rhinoconjunctivitis associated with IL5RA polymorphisms in Japanese women: the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan Electronic address
    Cytokine 65:138-42. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Maternal fat intake during pregnancy and wheeze and eczema in Japanese infants: the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 23:674-80. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Lack of relationship between birth conditions and allergic disorders in Japanese children aged 3 years
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Asthma 50:555-9. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint IL3 SNP rs40401 variant is a risk factor for rhinoconjunctivitis in Japanese women: the Kyushu Okinawa maternal and child health study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan Electronic address
    Cytokine 64:86-9. 2013
  8. pmc Dairy products and calcium intake during pregnancy and dental caries in children
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Nutr J 11:33. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationship between polymorphisms in IL4 and asthma in Japanese women: the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Y Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 23:242-7. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Case-control study of eczema in relation to IL4Rα genetic polymorphisms in Japanese women: The Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Y Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, 814 0180 Fukuoka, Japan
    Scand J Immunol 77:413-8. 2013

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Publications118 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Breastfeeding and atopic eczema in Japanese infants: The Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:234-41. 2009
    ..20-12.36), respectively]. The authors found that, overall, neither exclusive nor partial breastfeeding had a strong impact on the risk of atopic eczema. However, a parental allergic history may affect the risk...
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternal consumption of dairy products, calcium, and vitamin D during pregnancy and infantile allergic disorders
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan Electronic address
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 113:82-7. 2014
    ..Epidemiologic evidence of the association between maternal intake of dairy foods, calcium, and vitamin D during pregnancy and childhood allergic disorders is inconclusive...
  3. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption during pregnancy and birth outcomes: the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:79. 2014
    ..Here, we present the first epidemiological study on this topic in Japan...
  4. doi request reprint Case-control study of rhinoconjunctivitis associated with IL5RA polymorphisms in Japanese women: the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan Electronic address
    Cytokine 65:138-42. 2014
    ..We examined the relationship between IL5RA SNPs and risk of rhinoconjunctivitis in young adult Japanese women...
  5. doi request reprint Maternal fat intake during pregnancy and wheeze and eczema in Japanese infants: the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 23:674-80. 2013
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  6. doi request reprint Lack of relationship between birth conditions and allergic disorders in Japanese children aged 3 years
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Asthma 50:555-9. 2013
    ..The current cross-sectional study examined the associations between low birth weight (LBW), preterm birth, and small-for-gestational-age (SGA) and the prevalence of wheeze, asthma, and eczema in Japanese children aged 3 years...
  7. ncbi request reprint IL3 SNP rs40401 variant is a risk factor for rhinoconjunctivitis in Japanese women: the Kyushu Okinawa maternal and child health study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan Electronic address
    Cytokine 64:86-9. 2013
    ..We performed a case-control study to examine this issue and to assess interactions between the SNP and smoking or older siblings in young adult Japanese women...
  8. pmc Dairy products and calcium intake during pregnancy and dental caries in children
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Nutr J 11:33. 2012
    ..We investigated the association between maternal intake of dairy products and calcium during pregnancy and the risk of childhood dental caries...
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationship between polymorphisms in IL4 and asthma in Japanese women: the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Y Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 23:242-7. 2013
    ..Epidemiological evidence of the relationship between single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in IL4 and asthma is inconsistent...
  10. doi request reprint Case-control study of eczema in relation to IL4Rα genetic polymorphisms in Japanese women: The Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Y Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, 814 0180 Fukuoka, Japan
    Scand J Immunol 77:413-8. 2013
    ..This is the first study to demonstrate significant associations between IL4Rα SNPs rs1805011 and rs1805015 and eczema. We do not find evidence for interactions affecting eczema between IL4Rα SNPs and smoking...
  11. doi request reprint Fish and fat intake and prevalence of depressive symptoms during pregnancy in Japan: baseline data from the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    J Psychiatr Res 47:572-8. 2013
    ..Intake levels of fish, EPA, and DHA may be inversely associated with depressive symptoms during pregnancy while intake levels of total fat and saturated fatty acids may be positively related to depressive symptoms during pregnancy...
  12. pmc UCHL1 S18Y variant is a risk factor for Parkinson's disease in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Neurol 12:62. 2012
    ..We examined the relationship between UCHL1 S18Y single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) and sporadic PD in Japan...
  13. pmc Employment, income, and education and prevalence of depressive symptoms during pregnancy: the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Psychiatry 12:117. 2012
    ..The current cross-sectional study examined the association between employment, job type, household income, and educational level and the prevalence of depressive symptoms during pregnancy...
  14. doi request reprint Lack of association between BST1 polymorphisms and sporadic Parkinson's disease in a Japanese population
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 323:162-6. 2012
    ..We do not find evidence for interactions between smoking or caffeine intake and SNP rs11724635 affecting sporadic PD...
  15. doi request reprint Polymorphisms in the IL4 gene, smoking, and rhinoconjunctivitis in Japanese women: the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Hum Immunol 73:1046-9. 2012
    ..11). This is the first study to demonstrate a significant relationship between IL4 SNP rs2227284 and rhinoconjunctivitis. Smoking may modify the relationship between SNP rs2227284 and rhinoconjunctivitis...
  16. doi request reprint ADAM33 polymorphisms, smoking and asthma in Japanese women: the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Y Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:974-9. 2012
    ..Multiple A disintegrin and metalloprotease 33 (ADAM33) single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) have been shown to be associated with asthma, but results have been inconsistent...
  17. pmc Smoking and prevalence of allergic disorders in Japanese pregnant women: baseline data from the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Environ Health 11:15. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association between smoking status and environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure and the prevalence of allergic diseases...
  18. doi request reprint Lack of association of mercury with risk of wheeze and eczema in Japanese children: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Environ Res 111:1180-4. 2011
    ..The current study provides no evidence that hair mercury levels in either mothers or children are positively associated with the risk of wheeze or eczema in children aged 29-39 months in Japan, where fish intake is high...
  19. doi request reprint Parental employment, income, education and allergic disorders in children: a prebirth cohort study in Japan
    Y Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:756-61. 2012
    ..Epidemiological evidence on the relationship between socio-economic status and allergic disorders has been inconsistent...
  20. doi request reprint SNCA polymorphisms, smoking, and sporadic Parkinson's disease in Japanese
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:557-61. 2012
    ..We also present new evidence for biological interactions between SNPs rs356219 and rs356220 and smoking that affect sporadic PD...
  21. doi request reprint ADAM33 genetic polymorphisms, smoking, and rhinoconjunctivitis in Japanese women: the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hum Immunol 73:411-5. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that SNPs and haplotypes in the ADAM33 gene are associated with rhinoconjunctivitis. This study is the first to demonstrate an interaction between rs628977 and smoking that affects rhinoconjunctivitis...
  22. pmc Dietary meat and fat intake and prevalence of rhinoconjunctivitis in pregnant Japanese women: baseline data from the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Nutr J 11:19. 2012
    ..The current cross-sectional study investigated such relationships in Japan...
  23. doi request reprint Dairy food, calcium and vitamin D intake and prevalence of allergic disorders in pregnant Japanese women
    Y Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:255-61. 2012
    ..Epidemiological evidence for the associations between intake of dairy products, calcium and vitamin D and allergic disorders has been inconsistent...
  24. pmc Household smoking and dental caries in schoolchildren: the Ryukyus Child Health Study
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Public Health 10:335. 2010
    ..The present cross-sectional study examined the potential association between SHSe at home and the prevalence of dental caries in children...
  25. doi request reprint Case-control study of eczema associated with IL13 genetic polymorphisms in Japanese children
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Jonan ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 154:328-35. 2011
    ..We conducted a case-control study of the relationship between the polymorphisms of rs1800925 and rs20541 and the risk of eczema in Japanese children aged 3 years...
  26. ncbi request reprint Tuberculin reactivity and allergic disorders in schoolchildren, Okinawa, Japan
    Y Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Clin Exp Allergy 38:486-92. 2008
    ..Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccination triggers a T-helper type 1 response. Whether BCG vaccination and positive tuberculin reactivity are preventive against allergic disorders remains controversial...
  27. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat and meat intake and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a case-control study in Japan
    Y Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:333-9. 2006
    ..There is sparse epidemiologic information regarding the role of dietary factors in the development of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)...
  28. doi request reprint Maternal dietary patterns during pregnancy and risk of wheeze and eczema in Japanese infants aged 16-24 months: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:734-41. 2011
    ..Aims:  This prospective study examined the relationship between maternal dietary patterns during pregnancy and the risk of wheeze and eczema in the offspring aged 16-24 months...
  29. doi request reprint Dietary intake of metals and risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 306:98-102. 2011
    ..50 (95% CI: 0.26-0.95, P for trend=0.055) for zinc. There were no relationships between the intake of copper or manganese and the risk of PD. Higher intake of iron, magnesium, and zinc may be protective against PD...
  30. doi request reprint Case-control study of risk of Parkinson's disease in relation to hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and diabetes in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Jonan ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 293:82-6. 2010
    ..Further well-designed investigations of the association of vascular risk factors with the risk of PD are needed, particularly large-scale prospective studies in Asia...
  31. ncbi request reprint Dairy food, calcium and vitamin D intake in pregnancy, and wheeze and eczema in infants
    Y Miyake
    Dept of Public Health Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Eur Respir J 35:1228-34. 2010
    ..98), respectively). Higher consumption of calcium and dairy foods other than yoghurt during pregnancy may reduce the risk of infantile wheeze. Higher vitamin D intake during pregnancy may be protective against childhood wheeze and eczema...
  32. doi request reprint Breastfeeding and the risk of wheeze and asthma in Japanese infants: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Y Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:490-6. 2008
    ..The present prospective study showed no statistically significant relationship between breastfeeding duration and the risk of wheeze or asthma in Japanese infants...
  33. doi request reprint Fatty acid intake and asthma symptoms in Japanese children: the Ryukyus Child Health Study
    Y Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Clin Exp Allergy 38:1644-50. 2008
    ..It has been hypothesized that increased consumption of n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and decreased consumption of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids have contributed to the recent increased prevalence of asthma...
  34. doi request reprint Lack of association of dairy food, calcium, and vitamin D intake with the risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Y Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, 814 0180, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 17:112-6. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that intake of dairy products, calcium, and vitamin D was not related to PD, regardless of sex. However, such null relationships might be a consequence of PD...
  35. ncbi request reprint Relationship between dietary fat and fish intake and the prevalence of atopic eczema in pregnant Japanese females: baseline data from the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:612-9. 2008
    ..Docosahexaenoic acid intake may be associated with a reduced prevalence of atopic eczema in pregnant Japanese females...
  36. doi request reprint Dietary intake of antioxidant vitamins and risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Y Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka Department of Public Health, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Neurol 18:106-13. 2011
    ..We investigated the relationship between dietary intake of selected antioxidant vitamins, vegetables and fruit and the risk of PD in Japan using data from a multicenter hospital-based case-control study...
  37. doi request reprint Residential proximity to main roads during pregnancy and the risk of allergic disorders in Japanese infants: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:22-8. 2010
    ..Our results are likely to support the hypothesis that intrauterine exposure to traffic-related air pollutants and/or such exposure after birth may increase the risk of more extreme manifestations of allergic disorders in infants...
  38. doi request reprint LRRK2 Gly2385Arg polymorphism, cigarette smoking, and risk of sporadic Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 297:15-8. 2010
    ..In addition, we provide new evidence for the biological interaction between the polymorphism and smoking with regard to the risk of sporadic PD...
  39. pmc Polyunsaturated fatty acid intake and prevalence of eczema and rhinoconjunctivitis in Japanese children: the Ryukyus Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Public Health 11:358. 2011
    ..The current cross-sectional study examined the association between intake levels and the prevalence of eczema and rhinoconjunctivitis in Japanese children...
  40. doi request reprint Dietary fat intake and risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 288:117-22. 2010
    ..Higher consumption of arachidonic acid and cholesterol may be related to an increased risk of PD...
  41. doi request reprint Employment, income, and education and risk of postpartum depression: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Affect Disord 130:133-7. 2011
    ..This prospective study investigated the association between employment, type of job, household income, and educational level and the risk of postpartum depression...
  42. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate and vitamins B12, B6, and B2 intake and the risk of postpartum depression in Japan: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Affect Disord 96:133-8. 2006
    ..This prospective study examined the relationship of dietary consumption of folate and B vitamins during pregnancy with the risk of postpartum depression...
  43. pmc IL13 genetic polymorphisms, smoking, and eczema in women: a case-control study in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Med Genet 12:142. 2011
    ..We investigated the relationship between the IL13 SNPs rs1800925 and rs20541 and the risk of eczema in Japanese young adult women...
  44. pmc Case-control study of IL13 polymorphisms, smoking, and rhinoconjunctivitis in Japanese women: the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Fukuoka University, Japan
    BMC Med Genet 12:143. 2011
    ..We investigated the associations between IL13 SNPs rs1800925 and rs20541 and the risk of rhinoconjunctivitis in Japanese women...
  45. ncbi request reprint Risk of postpartum depression in relation to dietary fish and fat intake in Japan: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Psychol Med 36:1727-35. 2006
    ..This prospective study investigated the relationship of consumption of selected high-fat foods and specific types of fatty acids with the risk of postpartum depression...
  46. ncbi request reprint Relationship between distance of schools from the nearest municipal waste incineration plant and child health in Japan
    Y Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka Sayama, Japan
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:1023-9. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that proximity of schools to municipal waste incineration plants may be associated with an increased prevalence of wheeze, headache, stomach ache, and fatigue in Japanese children...
  47. doi request reprint Organochlorine concentrations in breast milk and prevalence of allergic disorders in Japanese women
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Chemosphere 85:374-8. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that concentrations of β-HCH, HCB, p,p'-DDE, and trans-nonachlordane in breast milk are not evidently associated with the prevalence of wheeze, asthma, eczema, or rhinoconjunctivitis in young female Japanese adults...
  48. pmc Sibling number and prevalence of allergic disorders in pregnant Japanese women: baseline data from the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Public Health 11:561. 2011
    ..The current cross-sectional study examined the relationship between number of siblings and prevalence of allergic disorders among adult women in Japan...
  49. ncbi request reprint Home environment and suspected atopic eczema in Japanese infants: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:425-32. 2007
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional study of allergic disorders associated with breastfeeding in Japan: the Ryukyus Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:433-40. 2007
    ..Prolonged breastfeeding may be associated with a higher prevalence of atopic eczema in Japanese children...
  51. doi request reprint Maternal fat consumption during pregnancy and risk of wheeze and eczema in Japanese infants aged 16-24 months: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Y Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Thorax 64:815-21. 2009
    ..This prospective study examined the association between maternal intake of specific types of fatty acids, cholesterol, fish and meat during pregnancy and the risk of wheeze and eczema in the offspring...
  52. ncbi request reprint Fish and fat intake and prevalence of allergic rhinitis in Japanese females: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Am Coll Nutr 26:279-87. 2007
    ..This cross-sectional study investigated the association of intake of selected high-fat foods and specific types of fatty acids with the prevalence of allergic rhinitis in Japan where intake of fish is high...
  53. ncbi request reprint Relationship between intake of vegetables, fruit, and grains and the prevalence of tooth loss in Japanese women
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 53:522-8. 2007
    ..These findings suggested that consumption of vegetables other than green and yellow vegetables and insoluble fiber may be related to a decreased prevalence of tooth loss among young Japanese women...
  54. doi request reprint Maternal smoking and environmental tobacco smoke exposure and the risk of allergic diseases in Japanese infants: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Asthma 45:833-8. 2008
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Lifestyle factors and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a case-control study in Japan
    Kazushi Okamoto
    Department of Public Health, Aichi Prefectural College of Nursing and Health, Kamishidami, Nagoya, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 19:359-64. 2009
    ..We examined the associations between lifestyle factors and the risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) using a case-control study in Aichi Prefecture, Japan...
  56. doi request reprint Association between prenatal and postnatal tobacco smoke exposure and allergies in young children
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Jonan ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Asthma 48:458-63. 2011
    ..We investigated the independent and joint effects of in utero exposure to maternal smoking and postnatal ETS exposure at home on allergic disorders among Japanese children...
  57. ncbi request reprint MDR1 C3435T polymorphism and interaction with environmental factors in risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Drug Metab Pharmacokinet 28:138-43. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that the C3435T polymorphism may not play an important role in PD susceptibility in Japanese. Evidence of an interaction between the C3435T polymorphism and alcohol consumption was suggested...
  58. ncbi request reprint Occupational and environmental factors and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    Ann Occup Hyg 49:259-65. 2005
    ..23; 95% CI = 1.01-10.84). Our results appear to confirm data from previous epidemiologic studies. Metal dust exposure may be a particularly important risk factor for IPF...
  59. ncbi request reprint Active and passive smoking and tooth loss in Japanese women: baseline data from the osaka maternal and child health study
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 15:358-64. 2005
    ..Few studies, however, have focused on the relationship between passive smoking exposure and oral health in adults. We investigated the association of active and passive smoking exposure with tooth loss in Japan...
  60. ncbi request reprint Intake of dairy products and the prevalence of dental caries in young children
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    J Dent 38:579-83. 2010
    ..The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to examine the association between intake of dairy products and the prevalence of dental caries in young children...
  61. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of medical history and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    Respirology 10:504-9. 2005
    ..A relationship between a history of selected disorders and the risk of IPF was assessed in a multicentre hospital-based case-control study in Japan...
  62. ncbi request reprint Nutritional status and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Japan
    Kazushi Okamoto
    Department of Public Health, Aichi Prefectural College of Nursing and Health, Nagoya, Japan
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 8:300-4. 2007
    ..58 (95%CI 0.40-0.96) for polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs). Our findings suggest that high intakes of carbohydrate and low intakes of fat and some kinds of fatty acids may, when combined, increased the risk of ALS...
  63. doi request reprint Intake of Japanese and Chinese teas reduces risk of Parkinson's disease
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 17:446-50. 2011
    ..We confirmed that the intake of coffee and caffeine reduced the risk of PD. Furthermore, this is the first study to show a significant inverse relationship between the intake of Japanese and Chinese teas and the risk of PD...
  64. ncbi request reprint Dietary habits and risk of ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligaments of the spine (OPLL); findings from a case-control study in Japan
    Kazushi Okamoto
    Department of Public Health, Aichi Prefectural College of Nursing and Health, Nagoya, Togoku, Kamishidami, Moriyama ku, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 22:612-7. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that dietary habits may constitute independent risk factors for OPLL. Further studies will be needed to prospectively determine the relationship between dietary habits and OPLL risk...
  65. ncbi request reprint Soy, isoflavones, and prevalence of allergic rhinitis in Japanese women: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:1176-83. 2005
    ..It has been hypothesized that isoflavones reduce the risk of many chronic diseases, but there are no data on the effects of dietary soy and isoflavone consumption on allergic disorders...
  66. ncbi request reprint Relationship between health status and psychological distress among the inhabitants in a methylmercury-polluted area in Japan
    Kayo Ushijima
    Department of Public Health, Kumamoto University School of Medicine, Kumamoto, Japan
    Arch Environ Health 59:725-31. 2004
    ..Poor physical condition may lead to the development of psychological distress...
  67. ncbi request reprint Beverage consumption and the prevalence of tooth loss in pregnant Japanese women: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 99:80-9. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that coffee consumption might be associated with an increased prevalence of tooth loss among young adult women...
  68. doi request reprint APOE and CYP2E1 polymorphisms, alcohol consumption, and Parkinson's disease in a Japanese population
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Neural Transm 118:1335-44. 2011
    ....
  69. pmc Alcohol drinking and risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Wakaba Fukushima
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    BMC Neurol 10:111. 2010
    ..We examined the relationship between alcohol intake and PD among Japanese subjects using data from a case-control study...
  70. pmc Genetic polymorphisms involved in dopaminergic neurotransmission and risk for Parkinson's disease in a Japanese population
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Neurol 11:89. 2011
    ..Parkinson's disease (PD) is characterized by alterations in dopaminergic neurotransmission. Genetic polymorphisms involved in dopaminergic neurotransmission may influence susceptibility to PD...
  71. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of asthma and wheeze in relation to passive smoking in Japanese children
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 17:1004-10. 2007
    ..The present large-scale cross-sectional study examined the relationship between passive smoking at home and the prevalence of allergic disorders in Japanese schoolchildren...
  72. doi request reprint Active and passive smoking and risk of Parkinson's disease
    K Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Acta Neurol Scand 122:377-82. 2010
    ..To assess the association between active and passive smoking and the risk of Parkinson's disease (PD), a case-control study with 249 PD patients and 369 controls was carried out in Japan...
  73. doi request reprint ADAM33 genetic polymorphisms and risk of atopic dermatitis among Japanese children
    Aya Matsusue
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Clin Biochem 42:477-83. 2009
    ..The relationship between single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in ADAM33 and atopic dermatitis (AD) in Japanese children was examined using case-control design...
  74. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of seaweed and minerals and prevalence of allergic rhinitis in Japanese pregnant females: baseline data from the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 16:614-21. 2006
    ..This cross-sectional study investigated the relationship between dietary intake of seaweed, vegetables, fruit, antioxidants, fiber, and minerals and the prevalence of allergic rhinitis...
  75. ncbi request reprint Association of active and passive smoking with allergic disorders in pregnant Japanese women: baseline data from the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 94:644-51. 2005
    ..Evidence remains inconclusive as to whether smoking is a risk factor for allergic disorders in adults...
  76. ncbi request reprint Ambient formaldehyde levels and allergic disorders among Japanese pregnant women: baseline data from the Osaka maternal and child health study
    Ichiro Matsunaga
    Osaka Prefectural Institute of Public Health, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 18:78-84. 2008
    ..The effects of formaldehyde (FA) exposure on allergic disorders are not clearly understood. This cross-sectional study examined the relationship between FA exposure and the prevalence of allergic disorders in Japan...
  77. pmc Occupational risk factors for Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Neurol 11:83. 2011
    ..The evidence for associations between occupational factors and the risk of Parkinson's disease (PD) is inconsistent. We assessed the risk of PD associated with various occupational factors in Japan...
  78. pmc Relationship between soy and isoflavone intake and periodontal disease: the Freshmen in Dietetic Courses Study II
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Public Health 8:39. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether soy and isoflavone intake is associated with the prevalence of periodontal disease...
  79. ncbi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Japan, 1995-2001
    Kazushi Okamoto
    Department of Public Health, Aichi Prefectural College of Nursing and Health, Nagoya, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:20-3. 2005
    ....
  80. doi request reprint U-shaped association between body mass index and the prevalence of wheeze and asthma, but not eczema or rhinoconjunctivitis: the ryukyus child health study
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Nanakuma, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Asthma 48:804-10. 2011
    ..We examined the association between body mass index (BMI) and the prevalence of wheeze, asthma, eczema, and rhinoconjunctivitis in Japanese schoolchildren...
  81. ncbi request reprint Vegetable, fruit, and cereal intake and risk of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Ann Nutr Metab 48:390-7. 2004
    ..We investigated the relationship between dietary intake of vegetables, fruit, cereals, antioxidants, and fiber and the risk of IPF in Japan...
  82. doi request reprint Dental caries and allergic disorders in Japanese children: the Ryukyus Child Health Study
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Asthma 45:795-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate the association between dental caries and the prevalence of allergic disorders...
  83. ncbi request reprint Sibship size and prevalence of allergic disorders in Japan: the Ryukyus Child Health Study
    Satoko Ohfuji
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:377-84. 2009
    ..These results are likely to support the in utero programming hypothesis because it is probable that the in utero environment would change with parity, although our observations could not refute the hygiene hypothesis...
  84. doi request reprint Genetic susceptibility to atopic dermatitis
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Allergol Int 57:39-56. 2008
    ..Consortia and international collaborative studies, which may maximize study efficacy and overcome the limitations of individual studies, are needed to help further illuminate the complex landscape of AD risk and genetic variations...
  85. doi request reprint Combination of TNF-RII, CYP1A1 and GSTM1 polymorphisms and the risk of Japanese SLE: findings from the KYSS study
    Takahiko Horiuchi
    Department of Medicine and Biosystemic Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:1045-9. 2009
    ..These three genes are involved in the generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS), which play a critical role for autoimmune diseases...
  86. doi request reprint The effect of maternal smoking during pregnancy and postnatal household smoking on dental caries in young children
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Pediatr 155:410-5. 2009
    ..We investigated the effect of maternal smoking during pregnancy and postnatal household smoking on the prevalence of dental caries...
  87. ncbi request reprint Ecological association of water hardness with prevalence of childhood atopic dermatitis in a Japanese urban area
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka Sayama 589 8511, Japan
    Environ Res 94:33-7. 2004
    ..Water hardness may increase the risk of atopic dermatitis among elementary-school children in Japan, as well as in the United Kingdom...
  88. ncbi request reprint Association of smoking in household and dental caries in Japan
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Public Health Dent 66:279-81. 2006
    ..The study investigated the relationship between smoking in the household and dental caries in Japanese children using nationally representative cross-sectional data...
  89. ncbi request reprint Relationship between distance from major roads and adolescent health in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Kinki University School of Medicine, Ohno Higashi, Osaka Sayama, Japan
    J Epidemiol 12:418-23. 2002
    ..Further investigations with more precise and detailed exposure and health outcome measurements are needed to corroborate the relationship between traffic related factors and allergic disorders and general symptoms...
  90. doi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Japan
    K Okamoto
    Department of Public Health, Aichi Prefectural College of Nursing and Health, Moriyama ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Neuroepidemiology 32:251-6. 2009
    ..There has been little interest in the role of nutrition in the prevention of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). We investigated the relationship between dietary intake of vegetables, fruit, and antioxidants and the risk of ALS in Japan...
  91. doi request reprint Clinical significance of cervical length shortening before 31 weeks' gestation assessed by longitudinal observation using transvaginal ultrasonography
    Toshiyuki Yoshizato
    Center for Maternal, Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, Fukuoka University Hospital, Jonan ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 34:805-11. 2008
    ..To elucidate the clinical significance of progressive cervical length (CL) shortening before 31 weeks' gestation...
  92. ncbi request reprint Social factors associated with psychological distress among inhabitants in a methyl-mercury polluted area in rural Japan
    Kayo Ushijima
    Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Environ Sci 11:151-62. 2004
    ..Further investigations with more precise and detailed measurements are needed to corroborate the relationship between inhabitants' experience with MD and mental health...
  93. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between water hardness and coronary heart disease mortality in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka Sayama 589 8511, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 96:25-8. 2004
    ..This ecologic study assessed whether water hardness is related to lower mortality from CHD in Osaka Prefecture, with 44 municipalities, Japan...
  94. ncbi request reprint Hypertension and stroke in centenarians, Okinawa, Japan
    Masashi Arakawa
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cerebrovasc Dis 20:233-8. 2005
    ..To investigate the relationship between a history of hypertension, cigarette smoking and alcohol intake and the lifetime prevalence of stroke in the oldest-old population...
  95. ncbi request reprint Environmental factors and allergic disorders
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Allergol Int 56:363-96. 2007
    ....
  96. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking, N-acetyltransferase 2 polymorphisms and systemic lupus erythematosus in a Japanese population
    C Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Lupus 18:630-8. 2009
    ..50, 95% CI = 0.12-0.88), compared with the NAT2 rapid acetylator genotype and no history of smoking. This study suggests that, in this Japanese population, the NAT2 slow acetylator status may be a determinant in susceptibility to SLE...
  97. ncbi request reprint Ecologic study of water hardness and cerebrovascular mortality in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka Sayama, Japan
    Arch Environ Health 58:163-6. 2003
    ..90 (95% confidence interval = 0.79, 1.02) in females. In addition, the difference between the sexes was not significant. In summary, the authors found no evidence that water hardness protected against cerebrovascular mortality...
  98. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional study of allergic disorders in relation to familial factors in Japanese adolescents
    Y Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka Sayama, Japan
    Acta Paediatr 93:380-5. 2004
    ..This study examined the relationship between selected familial factors and the prevalence of symptoms of wheeze, atopic eczema and rhinoconjunctivitis in Japanese adolescents...
  99. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding and the prevalence of symptoms of allergic disorders in Japanese adolescents
    Y Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka Sayama, Japan
    Clin Exp Allergy 33:312-6. 2003
    ..Environmental factors acting early in life are key determinants of the incidence of allergic disease. Whether breastfeeding is protective against allergic disorders remains controversial...
  100. ncbi request reprint Relationship between active and passive smoking and total serum IgE levels in Japanese women: baseline data from the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Y Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 135:221-8. 2004
    ..This cross-sectional study investigated the association of active and passive smoking exposure with levels of total serum IgE in Japan...