Y Morikawa

Summary

Affiliation: Kanazawa Medical University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Correlation between shift-work-related sleep problems and heavy drinking in Japanese male factory workers
    Yuko Morikawa
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Alcohol Alcohol 48:202-6. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Occupational class inequalities in behavioral and biological risk factors for cardiovascular disease among workers in medium- and small-scale enterprises
    Yuko Morikawa
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Nursing, Kanazawa Medical University, Japan
    Ind Health 50:529-39. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study on the relationship of job stress with natural killer cell activity and natural killer cell subsets among healthy nurses
    Yuko Morikawa
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Occup Health 47:378-83. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in stroke incidence and acute case fatality in a Japanese rural area : the Oyabe study
    Y Morikawa
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University Ishikawa ken, Japan
    Stroke 31:1583-7. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Shift work and the risk of diabetes mellitus among Japanese male factory workers
    Yuko Morikawa
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada machi, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa, Japan 920 0293
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:179-83. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint A comparison of socio-economic differences in long-term sickness absence in a Japanese cohort and a British cohort of employed men
    Yuko Morikawa
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada machi, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa, Japan
    Eur J Public Health 14:413-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of shift work on body mass index and metabolic parameters
    Yuko Morikawa
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada machi, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:45-50. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Alcohol intake and the risk of hyperuricaemia: a 6-year prospective study in Japanese men
    K Nakamura
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:989-96. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria and hypertension in nondiabetic Japanese men
    M Nishijo
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 12:16-20. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study on association of calcium intake with blood pressure in Japanese population
    Y Morikawa
    Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Hum Hypertens 16:105-10. 2002

Detail Information

Publications53

  1. doi request reprint Correlation between shift-work-related sleep problems and heavy drinking in Japanese male factory workers
    Yuko Morikawa
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Alcohol Alcohol 48:202-6. 2013
    ..To investigate the effects of shift work on increased alcohol intake associated with poor sleep quality...
  2. ncbi request reprint Occupational class inequalities in behavioral and biological risk factors for cardiovascular disease among workers in medium- and small-scale enterprises
    Yuko Morikawa
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Nursing, Kanazawa Medical University, Japan
    Ind Health 50:529-39. 2012
    ..A strategy for health promotion that targets the disadvantaged population is necessary for the prevention of cardiovascular disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study on the relationship of job stress with natural killer cell activity and natural killer cell subsets among healthy nurses
    Yuko Morikawa
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Occup Health 47:378-83. 2005
    ..The other five NJSS subscales did not relate to immune parameters. In conclusion, the results suggest that perceived job strains, particularly quantitative work load, decreased NK cell function...
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in stroke incidence and acute case fatality in a Japanese rural area : the Oyabe study
    Y Morikawa
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University Ishikawa ken, Japan
    Stroke 31:1583-7. 2000
    ..Stroke mortality in Japan has significantly declined during recent decades. To determine the cause of this decrease, we studied the trends in stroke incidence and case fatality within 28 days after stroke in a rural area in Japan...
  5. ncbi request reprint Shift work and the risk of diabetes mellitus among Japanese male factory workers
    Yuko Morikawa
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada machi, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa, Japan 920 0293
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:179-83. 2005
    ..This study investigated whether shift work is a risk factor for the development of diabetes mellitus...
  6. ncbi request reprint A comparison of socio-economic differences in long-term sickness absence in a Japanese cohort and a British cohort of employed men
    Yuko Morikawa
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada machi, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa, Japan
    Eur J Public Health 14:413-6. 2004
    ..To assess the effects of self-rated health and behavioural risk factors on sickness absence in the two cohorts, and whether they explain socio-economic differences in sickness absence within and between cohorts...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of shift work on body mass index and metabolic parameters
    Yuko Morikawa
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada machi, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:45-50. 2007
    ..The aim of this cohort study was to investigate the effects of shift work on changes in parameters related to metabolic disturbances...
  8. doi request reprint Alcohol intake and the risk of hyperuricaemia: a 6-year prospective study in Japanese men
    K Nakamura
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:989-96. 2012
    ..Since there is little information derived from prospective studies on the amount of alcohol drinking required to induce hyperuricaemia, we attempted to address this issue in a Japanese population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria and hypertension in nondiabetic Japanese men
    M Nishijo
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 12:16-20. 1999
    ..Therefore, it is suspected that microalbuminuria is a renal facet of insulin resistance, and a predictor value of hypertension...
  10. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study on association of calcium intake with blood pressure in Japanese population
    Y Morikawa
    Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Hum Hypertens 16:105-10. 2002
    ..Our study suggests that increased calcium intake may provide a benefit of lowering blood pressure independently of other minerals such as sodium and potassium...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sickness absence and shift work among Japanese factory workers
    Y Morikawa
    Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Hum Ergol (Tokyo) 30:393-8. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that shift workers who are engaged on a particular shift schedule are more likely to take leave due to sickness...
  12. ncbi request reprint Homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance and the risk of cardiovascular events in middle-aged non-diabetic Japanese men
    K Nakamura
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Diabetologia 53:1894-902. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase and the risk of hyperuricemia: a 6-year prospective study in Japanese men
    K Nakamura
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Japan
    Horm Metab Res 44:966-74. 2012
    ..These findings indicate that increased serum gamma-glutamyltransferase is an independent predictor of subsequent development of hyperuricemia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Birth weight, childhood growth, and cardiovascular disease risk factors in Japanese aged 20 years
    K Miura
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 153:783-9. 2001
    ..05 mmol/liter in women. The results suggest that lower birth weight and lower rate of height increase during childhood are independently associated with increases in blood pressure and serum cholesterol in adult life...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sugar-sweetened beverage and diet soda consumption and the 7-year risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus in middle-aged Japanese men
    M Sakurai
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Ishikawa, 920 0293, Japan
    Eur J Nutr 53:251-8. 2014
    ..This cohort study investigated the association between sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) and diet soda consumption and the incidence of type 2 diabetes in Japanese men...
  16. ncbi request reprint Exercise blood pressure in young adults as a predictor of future blood pressure: a 12-year follow-up of medical school graduates
    M Nakashima
    Department of Health Care for Students, Kanazawa Medical University, Japan
    J Hum Hypertens 18:815-21. 2004
    ..However, in young adult women, resting SBP rather than exercise SBP would be better to predict future SBP...
  17. doi request reprint J-shaped relationship between waist circumference and subsequent risk for Type 2 diabetes: an 8-year follow-up of relatively lean Japanese individuals
    M Sakurai
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Diabet Med 26:753-9. 2009
    ..This study investigated the relationship between waist circumference and the subsequent incidence of Type 2 diabetes and the association with insulin resistance and pancreatic B-cell function in relatively lean Japanese individuals...
  18. ncbi request reprint Relationship of alcohol consumption to 7-year blood pressure change in Japanese men
    Katsushi Yoshita
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Hypertens 23:1485-90. 2005
    ..To determine the association of alcohol consumption with years-long blood pressure (BP) change, as well as baseline BP, adjusted for potential confounders...
  19. ncbi request reprint The influence of work characteristics on body mass index and waist to hip ratio in Japanese employees
    Masao Ishizaki
    Department of Hygiene, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Ind Health 42:41-9. 2004
    ..These results suggest that work characteristics such as sedentary job and shift work should also be considered when trying to prevent increases in BMI and WHR...
  20. pmc Epidemiology of idiopathic cardiomyopathy in Japan: results from a nationwide survey
    K Miura
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Heart 87:126-30. 2002
    ..To estimate the total number of patients with idiopathic cardiomyopathy in Japan and the prevalence of the disorder...
  21. pmc Prognosis and prognostic factors in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in Japan: results from a nationwide study
    Ali Nasermoaddeli
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Daigaku, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Heart 93:711-5. 2007
    ..To investigate prognosis and prognostic factors in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) in Japan...
  22. doi request reprint Glycated hemoglobin and risk of stroke, ischemic and hemorrhagic, in Japanese men and women
    Kyoko Sunaga
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Cerebrovasc Dis 26:310-6. 2008
    ..The relationship between glycated hemoglobin A(1c) (HbA(1c)) and stroke has not been fully elucidated. In addition, there have been few reports from Asia, and few trials have been conducted for each stroke subtype...
  23. pmc Causes of death and renal tubular dysfunction in residents exposed to cadmium in the environment
    M Nishijo
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Occup Environ Med 63:545-50. 2006
    ..To clarify the causes of death of residents with renal tubular dysfunction induced by cadmium (Cd) in the environment...
  24. doi request reprint Proposal for a new clinical entity, IgG4-positive multiorgan lymphoproliferative syndrome: analysis of 64 cases of IgG4-related disorders
    Y Masaki
    Department of Hematology and Immunology, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa, 920 0293, Japan
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:1310-5. 2009
    ..Mikulicz's disease (MD) has been considered as one manifestation of Sjögren's syndrome (SS). Recently, it has also been considered as an IgG(4)-related disorder...
  25. ncbi request reprint Dietary glycemic index, glycemic load and blood lipid levels in middle-aged Japanese men and women
    Motoko Nakashima
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 17:1082-95. 2010
    ..This study investigated the association between dietary glycemic index (GI)/glycemic load (GL) and serum lipids in middle-aged Japanese men and women...
  26. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of fatty acids and serum C-reactive protein in Japanese
    Satoko Yoneyama
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Epidemiol 17:86-92. 2007
    ..The relationships are not clear in Japanese whose intake of seafood-based long-chain n-3 PUFAs is high...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prognosis and prognostic factors in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy in Japan
    Katsuyuki Miura
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Circ J 72:343-8. 2008
    ..There have been few large-scale nationwide studies investigating both the prognosis and the prognostic factors of idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDC). A predictive score that can be used in clinical practice has not been established...
  28. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the effects of shift work on nutrient intake: a cross-sectional study
    Yuko Morikawa
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Japan
    J Occup Health 50:270-8. 2008
    ..Shift work, particularly midnight shift work, affected nutrient intake. The impact of shift work on nutrient intakes differed by age and the type of shift work...
  29. ncbi request reprint Trend of congenital anomalies over 20 years ascertained by population-based monitoring in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
    Toshio Seto
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa, Japan
    Congenit Anom (Kyoto) 43:286-93. 2003
    ..The percentage of children with polydactyly whose mother smoked were relatively higher than that for the other congenital anomalies...
  30. ncbi request reprint Influence of job strain on changes in body mass index and waist circumference--6-year longitudinal study
    Masao Ishizaki
    Social and Environmental Medicine, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:288-96. 2008
    ..This study examined the effect of changes in psychosocial workplace characteristics on weight gain and abdominal obesity...
  31. ncbi request reprint Burnout and risk factors for arteriosclerotic disease: follow-up study
    Kazuyo Kitaoka-Higashiguchi
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Daigaku, Uchinada, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Occup Health 51:123-31. 2009
    ..The purpose of this longitudinal study was to investigate the effects of burnout on risk factors for arteriosclerotic disease...
  32. ncbi request reprint High-density lipoprotein cholesterol and risk of stroke in Japanese men and women: the Oyabe Study
    Yoshiyuki Soyama
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Stroke 34:863-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to examine the relationship in a long-term cohort study of Japanese men and women among whom stroke occurrence is higher than in Western countries...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of primary cornea guttata and morphology of corneal endothelium in aging Japanese and Singaporean subjects
    Kitagawa Kitagawa
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Ophthalmic Res 34:135-8. 2002
    ..These differences support not only a racial and a gender factor but also a possible environmental influence...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comparison of four blood pressure indexes for the prediction of 10-year stroke risk in middle-aged and older Asians
    Katsuyuki Miura
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Ishikawa, 920 0293, Japan
    Hypertension 44:715-20. 2004
    ..48 for MBP, 2.46 for DBP, 2.25 for SBP, and 1.57 for PP. The long-term incident stroke risk of high BP in Asians should be assessed by SBP and DBP together, or by MBP, not by PP...
  35. ncbi request reprint Environmental factors and risk of idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: a multi-hospital case-control study in Japan
    Katsuyuki Miura
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Circ J 68:1011-7. 2004
    ..Detailed epidemiological investigations on the relationship of environmental factors, especially occupational and microbiological factors, to the development of idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDC) are scarce...
  36. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial work characteristics and sickness absence in Japanese employees
    Masao Ishizaki
    Department of Hygiene, Kanazawa Medical University, 920 0293, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:640-6. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to examine the association between sickness absence in Japanese employees and job demand/control and occupational class as psychosocial work characteristics...
  37. ncbi request reprint Mortality in a cadmium polluted area in Japan
    Muneko Nishijo
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Biometals 17:535-8. 2004
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Body mass index and risk of stroke and myocardial infarction in a relatively lean population: meta-analysis of 16 Japanese cohorts using individual data
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:498-505. 2010
    ..The association of overweight/obesity with the incidence of cardiovascular diseases, especially stroke, has not been comprehensively examined in relatively lean populations in which stroke is more prevalent than coronary heart disease...
  39. doi request reprint Relation of long-term body weight change to change in lipoprotein particle size in Japanese men and women: the INTERMAP Toyama Study
    Rie Naganuma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 206:282-6. 2009
    ..This study investigated the relationship between changes in lipoprotein particle size and body weight change over a 9-year period in Japanese adult men and women...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Effectiveness of lifestyle modification programs for control of blood pressure: a non-randomized controlled trial in Komatsu, Japan]
    Katsuyuki Miura
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 53:533-42. 2006
    ..A non-randomized controlled trial was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of three lifestyle modification programs to reduce blood pressure: individual counseling only; counseling using group dynamics; and individual support using mail...
  41. ncbi request reprint Urinary cadmium and mortality among inhabitants of a cadmium-polluted area in Japan
    Hideaki Nakagawa
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Environ Res 100:323-9. 2006
    ..These results suggest that a causal association between Cd body burden and mortality exists among inhabitants environmentally exposed to Cd but that no special disease may be induced except renal diseases...
  42. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between human G-protein beta3 subunit variant and overweight in Japanese workers
    Yasushi Suwazono
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Obes Res 12:4-8. 2004
    ..In conclusion, this study indicated that the GNB3 C825T polymorphism is not a significant factor for overweight in Japanese people...
  43. ncbi request reprint The -1438A/G polymorphism in the 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor 2A gene is related to hyperuricemia, increased gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase and decreased high-density lipoprotein cholesterol level in the Japanese population: a prospective cohort study over
    Yasushi Suwazono
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine A2, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Int J Mol Med 17:77-82. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of cardiomyopathies in Japan: results from nationwide surveys
    Akira Matsumori
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Circ J 66:323-36. 2002
    ..Thus, the nationwide surveys of Japanese patients have yielded important current epidemiological and clinical information on the characteristics of cardiomyopathies in Japan...
  45. ncbi request reprint G-protein beta3 subunit gene variant (C825T) is unlikely to have a significant influence on serum total cholesterol level in Japanese workers
    Yasushi Suwazono
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 28:47-56. 2006
    ..The targeting of this polymorphism therefore is unlikely to be beneficial in preventing hypercholesterolemia in the general Japanese population...
  46. ncbi request reprint Low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 5 variant A1330V is a determinant of blood pressure in Japanese males
    Yasushi Suwazono
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine A2, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Life Sci 78:2475-9. 2006
    ..5 mm Hg lower diastolic blood pressure and a 2.3 mm Hg lower mean blood pressure than the AA genotype. This study indicates that the 1330V allele is an independent factor for lower diastolic and mean blood pressure in Japanese males...
  47. ncbi request reprint Lack of association of human G-protein beta 3 subunit variant with hypertension in Japanese workers
    Yasushi Suwazono
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chuoku, Chiba, Japan
    J Hypertens 22:493-500. 2004
    ..To examine the association between hypertension and the C825T polymorphism in the G-protein beta 3 subunit gene in Japanese workers...
  48. ncbi request reprint G-protein beta 3 subunit polymorphism C1429T and low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 5 polymorphism A1330V are risk factors for hypercholesterolemia in Japanese males--a prospective study over 5 years
    Yasushi Suwazono
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine A2, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Metabolism 55:751-7. 2006
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 5 variant Q89R is associated with hypertension in Japanese females
    Yasushi Suwazono
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Japan
    Blood Press 15:80-7. 2006
    ..1 compared to the QQ genotype. This study indicates that the Q89R polymorphism is an independent factor for hypertension in Japanese females...
  50. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the association between anthropometric indices of obesity and blood pressure in Japanese
    Masaru Sakurai
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Hypertens Res 29:75-80. 2006
    ..Waist circumference in men and BMI in women should be given more importance in the screening of and guidelines on hypertension in Asians...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Relationship of childhood obesity to adult obesity: a 20-year longitudinal study from birth in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan]
    Hisae Tsukada
    Minami Kaga Public Health Center, Ishikawa Prefectural Government
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 50:1125-34. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to determine the relationship between childhood mass index (BMI) at 3 months, 12 months, 3 years and 20 years in a general population...
  52. ncbi request reprint G-protein beta3 subunit gene variant is unlikely to have a significant influence on serum uric acid level in Japanese workers
    Yasushi Suwazono
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 209:149-57. 2006
    ..The targeting of this polymorphism is unlikely to be beneficial in the prevention of hyperuricemia in the general Japanese population...
  53. ncbi request reprint [The effects of nutrition and life-style on calcaneal bone mass in high school students]
    Takiko Sagara
    Department of Life and Culture, Kanazawa Gakuin College
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 49:389-98. 2002
    ..To clarify the effects of nutrient/food intake and lifestyle, especially exercise, on calcaneal bone mass in both male and female high school students...