Hiroyasu Iso

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Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi The relationship between green tea and total caffeine intake and risk for self-reported type 2 diabetes among Japanese adults
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Health, Osaka University and Osaka City University, Suita Shi, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Intern Med 144:554-62. 2006
  2. doi Non-fasting blood glucose and risk of incident coronary heart disease in middle-aged general population: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Hironori Imano
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita 565 0871, Japan
    Prev Med 55:603-7. 2012
  3. doi The impact of the metabolic syndrome and its components on the incidence of ischemic heart disease and stroke: the Japan public health center-based study
    Hiroyuki Noda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Hypertens Res 32:289-98. 2009
  4. doi Risk factors for snoring among Japanese men and women: a community-based cross-sectional study
    Mako Nagayoshi
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamada, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Sleep Breath 15:63-9. 2011
  5. doi Blood pressure and the risk of stroke, cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality among Japanese: the JPHC Study
    Ai Ikeda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 22:273-80. 2009
  6. doi gamma-Glutamyltranspeptidase and incident stroke among Japanese men and women: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Yuji Shimizu
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Suita Shi, Osaka, Japan
    Stroke 41:385-8. 2010
  7. ncbi Alkaline phosphatase and risk of stroke among Japanese: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Yuji Shimizu
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, Osaka, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:1046-55. 2013
  8. doi Healthy lifestyle behaviours and cardiovascular mortality among Japanese men and women: the Japan collaborative cohort study
    Eri Eguchi
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Public Health, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Eur Heart J 33:467-77. 2012
  9. doi Trends for blood pressure and its contribution to stroke incidence in the middle-aged Japanese population: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Hironori Imano
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, Osaka, Japan
    Stroke 40:1571-7. 2009
  10. pmc Association of sleep duration with mortality from cardiovascular disease and other causes for Japanese men and women: the JACC study
    Satoyo Ikehara
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Sleep 32:295-301. 2009

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Publications131 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi The relationship between green tea and total caffeine intake and risk for self-reported type 2 diabetes among Japanese adults
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Health, Osaka University and Osaka City University, Suita Shi, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Intern Med 144:554-62. 2006
    ..In western populations, coffee consumption is associated with a reduced risk for type 2 diabetes; however, the effect of green, black, and oolong teas is unclear...
  2. doi Non-fasting blood glucose and risk of incident coronary heart disease in middle-aged general population: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Hironori Imano
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita 565 0871, Japan
    Prev Med 55:603-7. 2012
    ..The objective was to determine whether non-fasting glucose concentration is a predictor for incident coronary heart disease...
  3. doi The impact of the metabolic syndrome and its components on the incidence of ischemic heart disease and stroke: the Japan public health center-based study
    Hiroyuki Noda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Hypertens Res 32:289-98. 2009
    ....
  4. doi Risk factors for snoring among Japanese men and women: a community-based cross-sectional study
    Mako Nagayoshi
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamada, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Sleep Breath 15:63-9. 2011
    ..This study seeks to examine risk factors for snoring, a major symptom of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) because the evidence is limited in Asian populations...
  5. doi Blood pressure and the risk of stroke, cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality among Japanese: the JPHC Study
    Ai Ikeda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 22:273-80. 2009
    ..Little is known about the influence of blood pressure (BP) on cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes among Asian populations...
  6. doi gamma-Glutamyltranspeptidase and incident stroke among Japanese men and women: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Yuji Shimizu
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Suita Shi, Osaka, Japan
    Stroke 41:385-8. 2010
    ..In this study, we examined the relationship between GGT and stroke incidence according to drinking status...
  7. ncbi Alkaline phosphatase and risk of stroke among Japanese: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Yuji Shimizu
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, Osaka, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:1046-55. 2013
    ..Our data indicate that not only higher, but also lower, serum ALP level may be a predictor for the risk of stroke in nondrinking men and women. ..
  8. doi Healthy lifestyle behaviours and cardiovascular mortality among Japanese men and women: the Japan collaborative cohort study
    Eri Eguchi
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Public Health, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Eur Heart J 33:467-77. 2012
    ..To examine the combined impacts of healthy lifestyle behaviours on cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Asians...
  9. doi Trends for blood pressure and its contribution to stroke incidence in the middle-aged Japanese population: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Hironori Imano
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, Osaka, Japan
    Stroke 40:1571-7. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Association of sleep duration with mortality from cardiovascular disease and other causes for Japanese men and women: the JACC study
    Satoyo Ikehara
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Sleep 32:295-301. 2009
    ..To examine sex-specific associations between sleep duration and mortality from cardiovascular disease and other causes...
  11. doi Soft drink intake in relation to incident ischemic heart disease, stroke, and stroke subtypes in Japanese men and women: the Japan Public Health Centre-based study cohort I
    Ehab S Eshak
    Public Health Medicine, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita Shi, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:1390-7. 2012
    ..Soft drink intake has been associated with obesity and diabetes, but its relation with risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is limited...
  12. doi Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and risk of coronary heart disease among Japanese men and women: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Hironori Imano
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita 565 0871, Osaka, Japan
    Prev Med 52:381-6. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the association between serum LDL-cholesterol levels and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) among Japanese who have lower means of LDL-cholesterol than Western populations...
  13. doi Associations between alcohol consumption and sleep-disordered breathing among Japanese women
    Renzhe Cui
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Respir Med 105:796-800. 2011
    ..The associations between alcohol consumption and sleep-disordered breathing in women are uncertain...
  14. ncbi Type A behaviour and risk of coronary heart disease: the JPHC Study
    Ai Ikeda
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University Suita shi, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1395-405. 2008
    ..Although numerous studies of type A behaviour and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) have been reported in the west (with mixed findings), few studies have been carried out in Asian populations...
  15. doi Trends in the incidence of coronary heart disease and stroke and their risk factors in Japan, 1964 to 2003: the Akita-Osaka study
    Akihiko Kitamura
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, Osaka, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:71-9. 2008
  16. ncbi Nocturnal intermittent hypoxia and C reactive protein among middle-aged community residents: a cross-sectional survey
    Isao Muraki
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Thorax 65:523-7. 2010
    ..A study was undertaken to investigate whether nocturnal intermittent hypoxia, a surrogate marker for obstructive sleep apnoea, was associated with CRP levels among a community-dwelling Japanese population...
  17. doi Serum cholesterol levels in relation to the incidence of cancer: the JPHC study cohorts
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita Shi, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Cancer 125:2679-86. 2009
    ..Although the inverse association for liver cancer remained to be examined further, our findings do not support that low serum total cholesterol levels increase risks of total cancer and other major sites...
  18. ncbi Alcohol consumption and risk of stroke and coronary heart disease among Japanese women: the Japan Public Health Center-based prospective study
    Satoyo Ikehara
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    Prev Med 57:505-10. 2013
    ..The study aims to examine the association between a wide range of alcohol consumption and risk of stroke and coronary heart disease...
  19. doi High-density lipoprotein subclasses and risk of stroke and its subtypes in Japanese population: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study
    Choy Lye Chei
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Stroke 44:327-33. 2013
    ..High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is an established protective factor for ischemic stroke. However, the contribution of HDL subclasses to stroke risk and its subtypes is uncertain...
  20. pmc Self-reported snoring frequency and incidence of cardiovascular disease: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Mako Nagayoshi
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:295-301. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if there is an association between self-reported snoring frequency and the incidence of cardiovascular disease in Japanese...
  21. doi Associations of dietary magnesium intake with mortality from cardiovascular disease: the JACC study
    Wen Zhang
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 221:587-95. 2012
    ..The adjustment for calcium and potassium intakes attenuated these associations. In conclusion, dietary magnesium intake was associated with reduced mortality from cardiovascular disease in Japanese, especially for women...
  22. doi High serum total cholesterol levels is a risk factor of ischemic stroke for general Japanese population: the JPHC study
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 221:565-9. 2012
    ..High serum total cholesterol levels represent a risk factor of ischemic stroke in Western countries. However, this association has not been thoroughly investigated in Asian populations where the incidence of stroke is high...
  23. doi C-reactive protein levels and risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease in Japanese: the JACC Study
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita Shi, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 207:291-7. 2009
    ..Limited evidence of association between C-reactive protein levels and cardiovascular disease has been produced for Japanese whose median protein levels are low by western standards...
  24. doi Perceived level of life enjoyment and risks of cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality: the Japan public health center-based study
    Kokoro Shirai
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Health, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 9871, Japan
    Circulation 120:956-63. 2009
    ..This prospective cohort study attempted to examine the effects of perceived level of life enjoyment on cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality among Japanese community residents...
  25. doi Cigarette smoking and risk of disabling dementia in a Japanese rural community: a nested case-control study
    Ai Ikeda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:324-31. 2008
    ..Previous prospective cohort studies have examined the association between smoking and the risk of dementia, but the results were inconsistent...
  26. doi Soft drink, 100% fruit juice, and vegetable juice intakes and risk of diabetes mellitus
    Ehab S Eshak
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamadoka, Suita Shi, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Clin Nutr 32:300-8. 2013
    ..Japan has experienced a jump in the diabetes prevalence rates. We want to examine whether increased intake of soft drink and juices have contributed to this jump...
  27. doi Rice intake is associated with reduced risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease in Japanese men but not women
    Ehab S Eshak
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Yamadoka, 2 2 Suita shi, Osaka, Japan
    J Nutr 141:595-602. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the consumption of steamed rice was associated with reduced risk of mortality from CVD in Japanese men but not women. This finding necessitates further investigations on the mechanisms leading to this gender difference...
  28. doi Smoking cessation: predictive factors among middle-aged Japanese
    Kaori Honjo
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Health, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:1050-4. 2010
    ..We sought to examine predictors for smoking cessation in Japanese subjects using baseline and 10-year follow-up data of the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study (JPHC Study) Cohort I...
  29. ncbi Relationship of urinary cGMP excretion with aging and menopausal status in a general population
    Renzhe Cui
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 16:457-62. 2009
    ..Aging and postmenopausal women are associated with increased risks of cardiovascular disease; however, epidemiological evidence concerning the relationship of aging and the menopause with vascular biological activity is limited...
  30. ncbi Metabolic syndrome and the risk of ischemic heart disease and stroke among Japanese men and women
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka Fu, Japan
    Stroke 38:1744-51. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the association of the metabolic syndrome and risk of ischemic cardiovascular disease in Japanese men and women...
  31. ncbi Ten-year evaluation of homogeneous low-density lipoprotein cholesterol methods developed by Japanese manufacturers. Application of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Cholesterol Reference Method Laboratory Network lipid standardization protoco
    Masakazu Nakamura
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, CRMLN Lipid Reference Laboratory, Higashinari ku, Osaka, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 17:1275-81. 2010
    ..We discuss the validity of this change with respect to standardization...
  32. doi Inverse relationship of serum adiponectin concentration with type 2 diabetes mellitus incidence in middle-aged Japanese workers: six-year follow-up
    Yuanying Li
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 28:349-56. 2012
    ..Therefore, we prospectively investigated the associations with a number of covariates including C-reactive protein and smoking status in a cohort of Japanese workers aged 35-66 years...
  33. doi Alcohol consumption, social support, and risk of stroke and coronary heart disease among Japanese men: the JPHC Study
    Satoyo Ikehara
    The Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:1025-32. 2009
    ..It is unclear whether the association between alcohol consumption and risk of cardiovascular disease is affected by social support...
  34. doi Serum vitamin C concentration and hs-CRP level in middle-aged Japanese men and women
    Yoshimi Kubota
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita Shi, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 208:496-500. 2010
    ....
  35. ncbi Dietary fiber intake is associated with reduced risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease among Japanese men and women
    Ehab S Eshak
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita Shi, Osaka, Japan
    J Nutr 140:1445-53. 2010
    ..In conclusion, dietary intakes of fiber, both insoluble and soluble fibers, and especially fruit and cereal fibers, may reduce risk of mortality from CHD...
  36. ncbi Adult height and body mass index in relation to risk of total stroke and its subtypes: the circulatory risk in communities study
    Yuji Shimizu
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan Osaka Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Osaka, Japan Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 23:667-74. 2014
    ..However, a limited number of studies have taken account of the effect of current physical condition on the relationship between height and risk of stroke...
  37. doi The reproducibility of 24-h dietary recall for estimating mineral intakes and their food sources among middle-aged Japanese men and women
    Koutatsu Maruyama
    Public Health, Department of Social and Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 60:30-40. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the reproducibility of single 24-h dietary recall was fairly good for estimating mineral intakes by middle-aged Japanese men and women, although the reproducibility for some minerals tended to decline from the mid-1980s...
  38. doi Diabetes mellitus and risk of stroke and its subtypes among Japanese: the Japan public health center study
    Renzhe Cui
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita Shi, Osaka, 565 0871 Japan
    Stroke 42:2611-4. 2011
    ..Although diabetes mellitus has been recognized as a risk factor for ischemic stroke, evidence is limited for ischemic stroke subtypes among Asians...
  39. doi An association between central aortic pressure and subclinical organ damage of the heart among a general Japanese cohort: Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Renzhe Cui
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 232:94-8. 2014
    ..This study aimed to investigate associations between central aortic pressure (CAP) and subclinical organ damage of the heart amongst the general population...
  40. pmc Body mass index and weight change during adulthood are associated with increased mortality from liver cancer: the JACC Study
    Yuanying Li
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Epidemiol 23:219-26. 2013
    ..We investigated the association of baseline body mass index (BMI) and weight change since age 20 years with liver cancer mortality among Japanese...
  41. doi Salt preference and mortality from stroke and coronary heart disease for Japanese men and women: the JACC study
    Satoyo Ikehara
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Prev Med 54:32-7. 2012
    ..The study aims to examine the association between salt preference and mortality from stroke and coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  42. ncbi Magnesium intake and risk of self-reported type 2 diabetes among Japanese
    Kyoko Kirii
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Health, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita Shi, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Am Coll Nutr 29:99-106. 2010
    ..Dietary magnesium intake has been associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes in western populations, but the evidence is limited in Asian populations...
  43. doi The effects of smoking and smoking cessation on mortality from cardiovascular disease among Japanese: pooled analysis of three large-scale cohort studies in Japan
    Kaori Honjo
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Health, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 9871, Japan
    Tob Control 19:50-7. 2010
    ..To estimate the gender-specific risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease according to smoking status and time since smoking cessation among former smokers in Japan...
  44. doi Pulse pressure is an independent risk factor for stroke among middle-aged Japanese with normal systolic blood pressure: the JPHC study
    Katsutoshi Okada
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    J Hypertens 29:319-24. 2011
    ....
  45. ncbi Association between non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol concentrations and mortality from coronary heart disease among Japanese men and women: the Ibaraki Prefectural Health Study
    Hiroyuki Noda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 17:30-6. 2010
    ....
  46. doi Incidence of metabolic syndrome according to combinations of lifestyle factors among middle-aged Japanese male workers
    Yuanying Li
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Prev Med 51:118-22. 2010
    ..To examine a combination of healthy lifestyles on the risk of metabolic syndrome (MetS) to inform future interventions...
  47. doi Social support and stroke and coronary heart disease: the JPHC study cohorts II
    Ai Ikeda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University Suita shi, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Stroke 39:768-75. 2008
    ..In this prospective cohort study, we sought to examine the impact of social support on the incidence and mortality of coronary heart disease and stroke among the Japanese...
  48. ncbi Lifestyle and cardiovascular disease in Japan
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita Shi, Osaka, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 18:83-8. 2011
    ..However, a recent trend for coronary heart disease incidence to increase among urban men is a cause for concern as a potential source of future problems for public health and clinical practice in Japan...
  49. ncbi Nocturnal intermittent hypoxia and metabolic syndrome; the effect of being overweight: the CIRCS study
    Isao Muraki
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 17:369-77. 2010
    ..We investigated whether nocturnal intermittent hypoxia, a surrogate marker for obstructive sleep apnea, is associated with metabolic syndrome and its components among Japanese...
  50. ncbi The impact of C-reactive protein on risk of stroke, stroke subtypes, and ischemic heart disease in middle-aged Japanese: the Japan public health center-based study
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 19:756-66. 2012
    ..To examine the impact of C-reactive protein on the risks of stroke and its subtypes, particularly among Asian populations in which median C-reactive protein levels are typically lower than in Western populations...
  51. pmc The joint impact on being overweight of self reported behaviours of eating quickly and eating until full: cross sectional survey
    Koutatsu Maruyama
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Yamadaoka, 2 2 Suita shi, Osaka, Japan
    BMJ 337:a2002. 2008
    ..To examine whether eating until full or eating quickly or combinations of these eating behaviours are associated with being overweight. Design and participants Cross sectional survey...
  52. doi Smoking cessation and COPD mortality among Japanese men and women: the JACC study
    Yuanying Li
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Prev Med 55:639-43. 2012
    ..To investigate an effect of smoking cessation on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) mortality in Asians...
  53. doi Cellular growth factors in relation to mortality from cardiovascular disease in middle-aged Japanese: the JACC study
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 224:154-60. 2012
    ..Limited evidence has been available on the relationships of cellular growth factors with cardiovascular disease in population-based samples...
  54. pmc Relation of serum α- and γ-tocopherol levels to cardiovascular disease-related mortality among Japanese men and women
    Masanori Nagao
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:402-10. 2012
    ..There is limited evidence regarding the relationship between serum tocopherol levels and cardiovascular disease...
  55. pmc Parental history and lifestyle behaviors in relation to mortality from stroke among Japanese men and women: the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Eri Eguchi
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:331-9. 2012
    ..We assessed the impact of parental history of stroke on stroke mortality, as well as the effect modification between lifestyle and stroke mortality, among Japanese...
  56. doi Associations of anger, anxiety, and depressive symptoms with carotid arterial wall thickness: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Tetsuya Ohira
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    Psychosom Med 74:517-25. 2012
    ..Few studies have investigated the association of psychological factors with IMT across multiple ethnic groups and by sex...
  57. ncbi Proportions of stroke subtypes among men and women > or =40 years of age in an urban Japanese city in 1992, 1997, and 2002
    Akihiko Kitamura
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, Osaka, Japan
    Stroke 37:1374-8. 2006
    ..We examined the relative proportions of stroke subtypes in an urban Japanese city where westernized lifestyles are more common than in rural areas...
  58. ncbi Nutrition and disease in the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer (JACC)
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:35-80. 2007
    ..Positive associations were found between potato consumption and colon cancer, as well as for fat intake and liver cancer. Clearly, the diet has a major impact on chronic disease processes in the Japanese population...
  59. doi Adult height and the risk of cardiovascular disease among middle aged men and women in Japan
    Kaori Honjo
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Health, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, 565 9871 Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:13-21. 2011
    ....
  60. pmc Effectiveness of the combined approach for assessing social gradients in stroke risk among married women in Japan
    Kaori Honjo
    Global Collaboration Center, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:324-30. 2012
    ..Analysis of the effects of social gradients on women's health requires a suitable means of assessing social standing...
  61. doi Effects of a laughter and exercise program on physiological and psychological health among community-dwelling elderly in Japan: randomized controlled trial
    Mayumi Hirosaki
    Department of Field Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 13:152-60. 2013
    ..As a regular exercise program can be difficult to maintain, we provided a more enjoyable program to enhance adherence to exercise...
  62. doi Geographically-based discrimination is a social determinant of mental health in a deprived or stigmatized area in Japan: a cross-sectional study
    Takahiro Tabuchi
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita Shi, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 75:1015-21. 2012
    ..Geographically-based discrimination may be one of the social determinants of mental health...
  63. ncbi Associations of psychological distress with metabolic syndrome among Japanese urban residents
    Masahisa Nishina
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 18:396-402. 2011
    ..To examine and evaluate the association between psychological distress and metabolic syndrome (MetS)...
  64. doi Incidence and survival trends for childhood cancer in Osaka, Japan, 1973-2001
    Sachiko Baba
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    Cancer Sci 101:787-92. 2010
    ..0% in 1993-1997 for males and from 52.3% to 76.3% for females. Thus, the constant decline in mortality in childhood cancer was primarily due to improved survival between the 1970s and 1980s and reduced incidence after the 1990s...
  65. ncbi Longitudinal risk of cardiovascular events in relation to depression symptoms after discharge among survivors of myocardial infarction. Osaka Acute Coronary Insufficiency Study
    Mariko Shiozaki
    Applied Sociology Department, Kinki University, Osaka, Japan
    Circ J 75:2878-84. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between depression symptoms 1 year after onset and subsequent cardiovascular events among survivors of myocardial infarction (MI)...
  66. ncbi Cigarette smoking and risk of coronary heart disease incidence among middle-aged Japanese men and women: the JPHC Study Cohort I
    Shunroku Baba
    Department of Preventive Cardiology, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:207-13. 2006
    ..Few data have been available on the sex-specific magnitude of the smoking effect on the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in Asia...
  67. doi Alcohol consumption and mortality from stroke and coronary heart disease among Japanese men and women: the Japan collaborative cohort study
    Satoyo Ikehara
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Stroke 39:2936-42. 2008
    ..However, the sex-specific association between alcohol consumption and mortality from stroke and coronary heart disease remains unclear...
  68. doi Risk factors of early spontaneous abortions among Japanese: a matched case-control study
    Sachiko Baba
    Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Hum Reprod 26:466-72. 2011
    ..In this matched case-control study, we investigated the associations of reproductive, physical, and lifestyle characteristics of women and their husbands with early spontaneous abortion <12 weeks of gestation...
  69. ncbi [Individualized health education with sports gym use and dietary advice for overweight and obese persons in a community. Kokuho Health-up model Program in Chikusei-shi (former Kyowa town)]
    Hiroyuki Noda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 53:749-61. 2006
    ..We aimed to evaluate the effect of a community-based health educational program for overweight or obesity persons, as the Kokuho Health-up model Program in Kyowa area of Chikusei-shi...
  70. ncbi Risk stratification based on metabolic syndrome as well as non- metabolic risk factors in the assessment of carotid atherosclerosis
    Hiroyuki Noda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 18:504-12. 2011
    ..We aimed to develop a new approach to risk stratification using metabolic syndrome as well as traditional non-metabolic risk factors, and to examine its validity in carotid atherosclerosis...
  71. pmc Tuberculosis infection among homeless persons and caregivers in a high-tuberculosis-prevalence area in Japan: a cross-sectional study
    Takahiro Tabuchi
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita Shi, Osaka, Japan
    BMC Infect Dis 11:22. 2011
    ..However, there have been few studies of homeless persons and caregivers. The objective of this study is to detect active TB and to assess the prevalence and risk factors for latent TB infection among homeless persons and caregivers...
  72. ncbi [Tuberculosis and its control measures for homeless people: implementation of chest X-ray examination for three successive years]
    Toshio Takatorige
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita Shi, Osaka 565 0871 Japan
    Kekkaku 82:19-25. 2007
    ..To clarify the status of tuberculosis and its control measures for homeless people. OBJECT AN METHODS: Chest X-ray examinations were conducted for 1,309, 1,545, 1,546 homeless people, annually between 2003 and 2005...
  73. ncbi Prospective study of major and minor ST-T abnormalities and risk of stroke among Japanese
    Tetsuya Ohira
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, Osaka, Japan
    Stroke 34:e250-3. 2003
    ..We sought to examine the relationship between nonspecific minor or major ST-T abnormalities and the incidence of stroke among Japanese men and women...
  74. ncbi Trends in the incidence of coronary heart disease and stroke and the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among Japanese men from 1963 to 1994
    Akihiko Kitamura
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Med 112:104-9. 2002
    ..To determine trends in the incidence of cardiovascular disease in Japan, we examined observational data on coronary heart disease, stroke, and cardiovascular risk factors among urban Japanese working men...
  75. ncbi Age-specific relationship between blood pressure and the risk of total and cardiovascular mortality in Japanese men and women
    Toshimi Sairenchi
    Ibaraki Health Plaza, Ibaraki Health Service Association, Mito, Japan
    Hypertens Res 28:901-9. 2005
    ..Our findings indicate the importance of BP control to prevent cardiovascular disease among middle-aged individuals...
  76. ncbi Dietary intake of calcium in relation to mortality from cardiovascular disease: the JACC Study
    Mitsumasa Umesawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Stroke 37:20-6. 2006
    ..No prospective studies have examined the association between calcium intake and the risk of cardiovascular disease in Japanese populations with a low mean calcium intake...
  77. ncbi Relationships of age at menarche and menopause, and reproductive year with mortality from cardiovascular disease in Japanese postmenopausal women: the JACC study
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Science and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba
    J Epidemiol 16:177-84. 2006
    ..Early menopause is associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease in Caucasian women. However, this association has not been examined in Asian women...
  78. ncbi Body mass index and mortality from cardiovascular disease among Japanese men and women: the JACC study
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tuskuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Stroke 36:1377-82. 2005
    ..Although overweight is an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease in Western countries, the impact of overweight has not been well elucidated in Japan, where its prevalence is low...
  79. ncbi Stratified age-period-cohort analysis of stroke mortality in Japan, 1960 to 2000
    Enbo Ma
    Doctoral Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 16:91-102. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to clarify the age, period, and cohort effects on stroke mortality in Japan from 1960 to 2000 by using stratified age-period-cohort models with improved goodness of fit...
  80. ncbi Cigarette smoking and risk of stroke and its subtypes among middle-aged Japanese men and women: the JPHC Study Cohort I
    Toshifumi Mannami
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Stroke 35:1248-53. 2004
    ..We examined sex-specific relationships of smoking with risk of total stroke and stroke subtypes in Asian populations because of the limited data available...
  81. ncbi Association of lymphocyte sub-populations with clustered features of metabolic syndrome in middle-aged Japanese men
    Takeshi Tanigawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki ken 305 8575, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 173:295-300. 2004
    ....
  82. doi Caregiver burden for impaired elderly Japanese with prevalent stroke and dementia under long-term care insurance system
    Isao Muraki
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:234-40. 2008
    ..Limited data are available on caregiver burden for stroke and dementia patients. We examined the associations of prevalent stroke and dementia with family caregiver burden in Japanese general populations...
  83. ncbi Relations between dietary sodium and potassium intakes and mortality from cardiovascular disease: the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer Risks
    Mitsumasa Umesawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and the Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:195-202. 2008
    ..Limited evidence is available about the relations between sodium and potassium intakes and cardiovascular disease in the general population...
  84. doi Age- and gender-specific BMI in terms of the lowest mortality in Japanese general population
    Tomoaki Matsuo
    Ibaraki Health Service Association, Ibaraki, Japan
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2348-55. 2008
    ....
  85. ncbi Body fat distribution and the risk of hypertension and diabetes among Japanese men and women
    Choy Lye Chei
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:851-7. 2008
    ..WC and WHtR were also predictors for diabetes in women but not in men...
  86. ncbi A nationwide cohort study of educational background and major causes of death among the elderly population in Japan
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Industrial Ecological Science, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Prev Med 40:444-51. 2005
    ..This prospective cohort study examined the association between educational level and major causes of death in Japan...
  87. ncbi Profile of the JACC study
    Akiko Tamakoshi
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S4-8. 2005
    ..A large-scale population-based cohort study would offer the best evidence of a relation between lifestyle and cancer...
  88. ncbi Frequency of food intake and estimated nutrient intake among men and women: the JACC Study
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S24-42. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of food intake and estimated nutrient intake in the JACC study cohort...
  89. ncbi Perceived mental stress and mortality from cardiovascular disease among Japanese men and women: the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer Risk Sponsored by Monbusho (JACC Study)
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Circulation 106:1229-36. 2002
    ..Perceived mental stress has been associated with risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in white men, but no prospective data are available for other ethnic groups...
  90. ncbi Alcohol consumption and mortality among middle-aged and elderly Japanese men and women
    Yingsong Lin
    Department of Public Health, Aichi Medical University School of Medicine, Aichi, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 15:590-7. 2005
    ..We conducted a prospective cohort study to examine the association between alcohol intake and the risk of all-cause mortality among middle-aged and elderly Japanese men and women...
  91. ncbi The relationships between interest for and participation in health screening and risk of mortality: the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Ai Ikeda
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctoral Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Prev Med 41:767-71. 2005
    ..This study examined whether the interest in participation in health screening is associated with reduced mortality in Japan...
  92. ncbi A Prospective Cohort Study of Employment Status and Mortality from Circulatory Disorders among Japanese Workers
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health
    J Occup Health 47:510-7. 2005
    ..58; 95% confidence interval=0.35, 0.97). Our findings suggest that employed men are at increased risk of death from cerebrovascular disease compared with self-employed men...
  93. ncbi Relationship between urinary cGMP excretion and serum total cholesterol levels in a general population
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health, Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 179:379-86. 2005
    ..Our data suggest a reduction of NO bioactivity with higher serum total cholesterol levels, even within clinically normal cholesterol levels...
  94. ncbi Ankle-arm blood pressure index and cardiovascular risk factors in elderly Japanese men
    Renzhe Cui
    Graduate School Doctoral Program in Medical Science, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 26:377-82. 2003
    ..Low AAI is suggested to be a predictor for stroke among Japanese men, which should be confirmed by a prospective study...
  95. ncbi [Risk factors for stroke: epidemiological evidence from Japan]
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 42:64-6. 2005
  96. ncbi Risk factors for fatal subarachnoid hemorrhage: the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Shigeki Yamada
    Dept of Health and Environmental Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine Kyoto University, Konoe cho, Yoshida, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8501, Japan
    Stroke 34:2781-7. 2003
    ..The present study aimed to identify risk factors for mortality due to subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) using a comprehensive questionnaire from the Japan Collaborative Cohort (JACC) Study, a Japan-wide population-based prospective study...
  97. ncbi [Body mass index and subsequent risk of hypertension, diabetes and hypercholesterolemia in a population-based sample of Japanese]
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 50:1050-7. 2003
    ..To clarify relationships between BMI (body mass index) and the incidence of hypertension, diabetes and hypercholesterolemia among a community-based sample...
  98. ncbi Alcohol consumption and risk of stroke among middle-aged men: the JPHC Study Cohort I
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tuskuba shi, Ibaraki ken 305 3985 Japan
    Stroke 35:1124-9. 2004
    ..The impact of light-to-moderate alcohol consumption on risk of stroke has not been well examined in a single study, although the effect is hypothesized to differ among stroke subtypes from meta-analyses...
  99. ncbi Validity of the self-administered food frequency questionnaire used in the 5-year follow-up survey for the JPHC Study to assess folate, vitamin B6 and B12 intake: comparison with dietary records and blood level
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba
    J Epidemiol 13:S98-101. 2003
    ....
  100. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of carotid atherosclerosis among elderly Japanese men
    Akihiko Kitamura
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, 1 3 2 Nakamichi, Higashinari ku, Osaka 537 0025, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 172:353-9. 2004
    ..Carotid atherosclerosis suggests to be a risk factor for stroke among Japanese elderly men, although future prospective studies are required to confirm this finding...
  101. ncbi Smoking raises the risk of total and ischemic strokes in hypertensive men
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tennnodai, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 26:209-17. 2003
    ..In conclusion, current smoking of > 20 cigarettes per day increased the risk of both total stroke and ischemic stroke among Japanese middle-aged men, and particularly among middle-aged hypertensive men...