Takeo Nakayama

Summary

Affiliation: Kyoto University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc An epidemiological study on anemia among institutionalized people with intellectual and/or motor disability with special reference to its frequency, severity and predictors
    Hiroko Ohwada
    Department of Food Sciences, Ibaraki Christian University, 6 11 1 Ohmika Hitachi, Ibaraki, 319 1295, Japan
    BMC Public Health 6:85. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Japan's ethical guidelines for epidemiologic research: a history of their development
    Takeo Nakayama
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:107-12. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based healthcare and health informatics: derivations and extension of epidemiology
    Takeo Nakayama
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Japan
    J Epidemiol 16:93-100. 2006
  4. pmc Adoption of structured abstracts by general medical journals and format for a structured abstract
    Takeo Nakayama
    Department of Health Informatics, School of Public Health, Kyoto University, Konoe cho, Yoshida, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Kyoto 606 8501 Japan
    J Med Libr Assoc 93:237-42. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence of postmicturition urinary incontinence in Japanese men: comparison with other types of incontinence
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 20:911-6. 2013
  6. pmc Internet use for health-related information via personal computers and cell phones in Japan: a cross-sectional population-based survey
    Yoshimitsu Takahashi
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    J Med Internet Res 13:e110. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The relation between self-reported body weight and health-related quality of life: a cross-sectional study in Japan
    Yoshimitsu Takahashi
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    J Public Health (Oxf) 33:518-26. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Does the formation of vertebral endplate cysts predict nonunion after lumbar interbody fusion?
    Shunsuke Fujibayashi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E1197-202. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Characteristics of caregiver perceptions of end-of-life caregiving experiences in cancer survivorship: in-depth interview study
    Hiroko Mori
    Department of Health Informatics, School of Public Health, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Psychooncology 21:666-74. 2012
  10. pmc Potential benefits and harms of a peer support social network service on the internet for people with depressive tendencies: qualitative content analysis and social network analysis
    Yoshimitsu Takahashi
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Yoshida Konoe Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    J Med Internet Res 11:e29. 2009

Detail Information

Publications75

  1. pmc An epidemiological study on anemia among institutionalized people with intellectual and/or motor disability with special reference to its frequency, severity and predictors
    Hiroko Ohwada
    Department of Food Sciences, Ibaraki Christian University, 6 11 1 Ohmika Hitachi, Ibaraki, 319 1295, Japan
    BMC Public Health 6:85. 2006
    ..To examine the type, frequency, severity, and predictors of anemia and its relationship with co-morbid conditions among institutionalized people with intellectual and/or motor disability...
  2. ncbi request reprint Japan's ethical guidelines for epidemiologic research: a history of their development
    Takeo Nakayama
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:107-12. 2005
    ..This review aims to provide insight into the interaction between the epidemiologic community and society by assessing historically the developmental process of these ethical guidelines...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based healthcare and health informatics: derivations and extension of epidemiology
    Takeo Nakayama
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Japan
    J Epidemiol 16:93-100. 2006
    ..This report represents an effort to expand the scope of health informatics and extend the applications of epidemiology by working with individuals in other disciplines and the public...
  4. pmc Adoption of structured abstracts by general medical journals and format for a structured abstract
    Takeo Nakayama
    Department of Health Informatics, School of Public Health, Kyoto University, Konoe cho, Yoshida, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Kyoto 606 8501 Japan
    J Med Libr Assoc 93:237-42. 2005
    ..The use of structured abstracts increased during the mid-1990s; however, recent practice has yet to be analyzed...
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence of postmicturition urinary incontinence in Japanese men: comparison with other types of incontinence
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 20:911-6. 2013
    ..To investigate the prevalence and correlates of postmicturition urinary incontinence in Japanese men, and to compare with those of other types of urinary incontinence...
  6. pmc Internet use for health-related information via personal computers and cell phones in Japan: a cross-sectional population-based survey
    Yoshimitsu Takahashi
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    J Med Internet Res 13:e110. 2011
    ..The Internet is known to be used for health purposes by the general public all over the world. However, little is known about the use of, attitudes toward, and activities regarding eHealth among the Japanese population...
  7. doi request reprint The relation between self-reported body weight and health-related quality of life: a cross-sectional study in Japan
    Yoshimitsu Takahashi
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    J Public Health (Oxf) 33:518-26. 2011
    ..We aimed to examine this relationship in the general Japanese population, focusing on both underweight and overweight individuals...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does the formation of vertebral endplate cysts predict nonunion after lumbar interbody fusion?
    Shunsuke Fujibayashi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E1197-202. 2012
    ..A retrospective study was conducted to investigate the impact of vertebral endplate cyst formation on union status after lumbar interbody fusion...
  9. doi request reprint Characteristics of caregiver perceptions of end-of-life caregiving experiences in cancer survivorship: in-depth interview study
    Hiroko Mori
    Department of Health Informatics, School of Public Health, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Psychooncology 21:666-74. 2012
    ..Our objective was to characterize caregiver perceptions of their experiences in cancer survivorship with special reference to the end-of-life stage considering depression in bereavement...
  10. pmc Potential benefits and harms of a peer support social network service on the internet for people with depressive tendencies: qualitative content analysis and social network analysis
    Yoshimitsu Takahashi
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Yoshida Konoe Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    J Med Internet Res 11:e29. 2009
    ..However, little is known about participant characteristics, social relationships in SNSs, and the reasons for usage. In addition, the effects of SNS participation on people with depression are rather unknown...
  11. doi request reprint The association between socioeconomic status and prevalence of diabetes mellitus in rural Japan
    Yasuaki Hayashino
    Department of Epidemiology and Healthcare Research, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Arch Environ Occup Health 65:224-9. 2010
    ..Blue collar occupation and middle household income were found to be associated with high prevalence of diabetes mellitus...
  12. ncbi request reprint Promoting measles vaccination in attendees not yet immunized at day-care centers in Kyoto City
    Takayo Matsumura
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    Pediatr Int 48:555-61. 2006
    ..This study aims to describe the current state of measles prevention policy at day-care centers and to examine factors associated with vaccine promotion...
  13. ncbi request reprint The increase in prescriptions of bisphosphonates and the incidence proportion of osteonecrosis of the jaw after risk communication activities in Japan: a hospital-based cohort study
    Eriko Sumi
    Department of Clinical Innovative Medicine, Institute for Advancement of Clinical and Translational Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 23:398-405. 2014
    ....
  14. pmc Mastication and risk for diabetes in a Japanese population: a cross-sectional study
    Toru Yamazaki
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e64113. 2013
    ..Our objective was to examine the association between mastication, namely masticatory performance or rate of eating, and diabetes in a population-based cohort...
  15. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide as an independent correlate of nocturnal voiding in Japanese women
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 31:1266-71. 2012
    ..To investigate whether objective cardiovascular parameters have an independent association with nocturnal voiding in women...
  16. doi request reprint The value of palliative surgery for metastatic spinal disease: satisfaction of patients and their families
    Shunsuke Fujibayashi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Shogoin Kawahara cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Spine J 10:42-9. 2010
    ..We considered that the most important consideration in palliative surgery was to respect the wishes of patients and their families, which are likely to be influenced by the patients' QOL for their limited life span...
  17. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of reporting diabetes mellitus research results in Japanese newspapers
    Rie Akamatsu
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    Biosci Trends 3:44-7. 2009
    ..Publications in countries where the native language is not English may have language and geographical barriers that affect the reporting of research results...
  18. doi request reprint Post-discharge depressive symptoms can predict quality of life in AMI survivors: a prospective cohort study in Japan
    Michi Sakai
    Department of Epidemiology and Healthcare Research, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Konoe cho, Yoshida, Sakyo ku, City of Kyoto, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 146:379-84. 2011
    ..We describe the longitudinal HRQOL course after AMI, hypothesizing that post-discharge depressive symptoms predict poor recovery of HRQOL in Japan...
  19. doi request reprint High oolong tea consumption predicts future risk of diabetes among Japanese male workers: a prospective cohort study
    Y Hayashino
    Department of Epidemiology and Healthcare Research, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Diabet Med 28:805-10. 2011
    ..Acute administration of oolong tea decreases blood glucose levels. We investigated the association between long-term oolong tea intake and subsequent risk of developing diabetes among men of working age...
  20. doi request reprint Relationship between long working hours and depression: a 3-year longitudinal study of clerical workers
    Takashi Amagasa
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    J Occup Environ Med 55:863-72. 2013
    ..To clarify how long working hours affect the likelihood of current and future depression...
  21. doi request reprint Association of longer QT interval with arterial waveform and lower pulse pressure amplification: the Nagahama Study
    Yasuharu Tabara
    Center for Genomic Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 26:973-80. 2013
    ..We investigated the possible associations between electrocardiogram wave interval and cSBP in general population samples...
  22. pmc Risk factors and indices of osteomyelitis of the jaw in osteoporosis patients: results from a hospital-based cohort study in Japan
    Toru Yamazaki
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e79376. 2013
    ..Here, we clarified risk factors of OMJ and evaluate the predictive accuracy of risk indices in osteoporosis patients...
  23. doi request reprint Barriers to vaccination among Japanese medical students: focus group interviews
    Shigeru Okamoto
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    Pediatr Int 50:300-5. 2008
    ..To date, medical schools and clinical training hospitals in Japan that require students to show immunity for measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chickenpox), and hepatitis B prior to the commencement of residency are limited...
  24. doi request reprint Impact of the O-C2 angle on the oropharyngeal space in normal patients
    Masato Ota
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E720-6. 2011
    ..Radiographic analysis using normal patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Analysis of news of the Japanese asbestos panic: a supposedly resolved issue that turned out to be a time bomb
    Yoshimitsu Takahashi
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Yoshida Konoe, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan 606 8501
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:62-9. 2007
    ..Asbestos-linked public health problems were widely reported in Japan, in 2005. The objective is to apply text mining with network analysis to characterize these problems...
  26. ncbi request reprint Examination of the effectiveness of DVD decision support tools for patients with unruptured cerebral aneurysms
    Kazuhiko Nozaki
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Sokyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 47:531-6; discussion 536. 2007
    ..The DVD was favorably accepted as a decision support tool by patients with unruptured cerebral aneurysm and effectively increased patients' knowledge...
  27. ncbi request reprint Level, distribution and correlates of platelet-derived microparticles in healthy individuals with special reference to the metabolic syndrome
    Tetsuya Ueba
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kishiwada City Hospital, Kishiwada, Japan
    Thromb Haemost 100:280-5. 2008
    ..9 [95% confidence interval (CI): 1.4-10.5] in men and of 4.2 [95% CI: 1.6-10.7] in the entire study population. Our results suggest that PDMPs identified by glycoprotein CD42b and CD42a are positively associated with MS...
  28. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in effects of physical activity on quality of life and resource utilization
    Takeshi Morimoto
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Qual Life Res 15:537-46. 2006
    ..Physical activity is associated with health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in the general population, but the effects may be different between sexes. In addition, the effects on resource utilization are not well elucidated...
  29. pmc Academic impact of qualitative studies in healthcare: bibliometric analysis
    Hiroko Mori
    Department of Health Informatics, School of Public Health, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e57371. 2013
    ..Although qualitative studies are becoming more appreciated in healthcare, the number of publications of quality studies remains low. Little is known about the frequency and characteristics of citation in qualitative studies...
  30. doi request reprint Verification of the psychometric properties of the Japanese version of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire Core 15 palliative (EORTCQLQ-C15-PAL)
    Kikuko Miyazaki
    Department of Health Informatics, School of Public Health, Kyoto University, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8501, Japan
    Qual Life Res 21:335-40. 2012
    ..We compared Japanese versions of the EORTC QLQ-C15-PAL and QLQ-C30 to assess the utility of the former survey for terminal-phase cancer patients...
  31. pmc Quality of life assessment and reporting in randomized controlled trials: a study of literature published from Japan
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Konoe cho, Yoshida, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:31. 2004
    ..In this study, we bibliographically analyze the reporting of randomized controlled trials (RCT) conducted in Japan that used a QOL instrument...
  32. ncbi request reprint Special reference to employee knowledge about depression and suicide: baseline results of a workplace-based mental health support program
    Takeo Nakayama
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Yoshida, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:280-4. 2004
    ..Variations were observed in the knowledge that employees had toward depression and suicide. A program that provides employees with appropriate information related to mental health is needed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Is rheumatoid arthritis a risk factor for a high-riding vertebral artery?
    Masahiko Miyata
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2007-11. 2008
    ..A retrospective comparative study on the morphologic characteristics of the axis in patients with or without rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Quality of reports on randomized controlled trials conducted in Japan: evaluation of adherence to the CONSORT statement
    Kae Uetani
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health
    Intern Med 48:307-13. 2009
    ..We assessed the quality of current Japanese RCT reports by conducting a cross-sectional study to examine the extent to which they adhere to the CONSORT statement...
  35. pmc Treatment of acute pancreatitis with protease inhibitors administered through intravenous infusion: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis
    Takeshi Seta
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Yoshida Konoe, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 14:102. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of protease inhibitors intravenously administered to prevent pancreatitis-associated complications...
  36. ncbi request reprint Diabetes prevention information in Japanese magazines with the largest print runs. Content analysis using clinical guidelines as a standard
    Emi Noda
    Department of Health Informatics, Graduate School of Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Kyoto, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 60:3-9. 2013
    ..To characterize information on diabetes prevention appearing in Japanese general health magazines and to examine the agreement of the content with that in clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of diabetes in Japan...
  37. doi request reprint Quantitative and qualitative verification of data quality in the childbirth registers of two rural district hospitals in Western Kenya
    Yoko Chiba
    Department of Nursing Science, Kyoto University School of Human Health Sciences, 53 Kawara cho Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8507, Japan
    Midwifery 28:329-39. 2012
    ..to verify the data quality of childbirth registers and explore factors that influence quality at two rural district hospitals in Western Kenya...
  38. pmc Periodontal disease and atherosclerosis from the viewpoint of the relationship between community periodontal index of treatment needs and brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity
    Koichi Miyaki
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    BMC Public Health 6:131. 2006
    ..However, the relationship between periodontal disease and atherosclerosis has not been fully elucidated. This study aimed to assess the effects of periodontal disease on atherosclerosis...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Clinical practice guidelines in Japan: toward their appropriate use and diffusion]
    Takeo Nakayama
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 43:840-2. 2003
    ..Much remains to be done to bring other stakeholders to the table. All of Japanese society can, and needs to, participate in the process of developing a consensus on clinical practice guidelines...
  40. ncbi request reprint [An estimation of the prevalence of excessive daytime sleepiness based on age and sex distribution of epworth sleepiness scale scores: a population based survey]
    Misa Takegami
    Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Healthcare Research
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 52:137-45. 2005
    ..To describe the distribution of subjective daytime sleepiness among local residents using the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) and estimate the prevalence of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in a general Japanese adult population...
  41. doi request reprint Quality of surgical randomized controlled trials for acute cholecystitis: assessment based on CONSORT and additional check items
    Satoru Shikata
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 15:297-303. 2008
    ....
  42. pmc Prescribing pattern of anti-Parkinson drugs in Japan: a trend analysis from 2005 to 2010
    Sachiko Nakaoka
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e99021. 2014
    ..Here, we describe the prescribing trends of anti-Parkinson drugs from 2005 through 2010 in Japan, and examined whether these trends changed after the drug safety measures in 2007...
  43. pmc Implementation of mental health service has an impact on retention in HIV care: a nested case-control study in a japanese HIV care facility
    Shinjiro Tominari
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e69603. 2013
    ..Therefore, we investigated that by a nested case-control study...
  44. doi request reprint Translation and linguistic validation of the Allergy-CONTROL-ScoreTM for use in Japan
    Kumiko Tsuji Kanatani
    Health Informatics, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Allergol Int 62:337-41. 2013
    ..We translated the Allergy Control Score and adapted it for use in Japan...
  45. doi request reprint Relationship between long working hours and depression in two working populations: a structural equation model approach
    Takashi Amagasa
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Konoe cho, Yoshida, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    J Occup Environ Med 54:868-74. 2012
    ..To test the hypothesis that relationship reported between long working hours and depression was inconsistent in previous studies because job demand was treated as a confounder...
  46. pmc Measles vaccine coverage and factors related to uncompleted vaccination among 18-month-old and 36-month-old children in Kyoto, Japan
    Takayo Matsumura
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    BMC Public Health 5:59. 2005
    ..This study aims to survey measles vaccine coverage and the factors uncompleted vaccination among community-living children...
  47. doi request reprint Multimedia presentations on the human genome: Implementation and assessment of a teaching program for the introduction to genome science using a poster and animations
    Kei Kano
    Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Biochem Mol Biol Educ 36:395-401. 2008
    ..Our results indicate that students felt that they learned about the human genome from the program and some increases in students' understanding were observed with longer exposure to the mixed multimedia presentations...
  48. doi request reprint Long-term effects of earlier initiated continuous Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) for low-birth-weight (LBW) infants in Madagascar
    Shuko Nagai
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University, School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    Acta Paediatr 100:e241-7. 2011
    ..To examine the long-term effects of earlier initiated continuous Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) for relatively stable low-birth-weight (LBW) infants in a resource-limited country...
  49. pmc Manufacturers affect clinical results of THA with zirconia heads: a systematic review
    Hiroyuki Yoshitomi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoin Kawahara cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8507, Japan
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:2349-55. 2009
    ....
  50. pmc Comparison of effects in randomized controlled trials with observational studies in digestive surgery
    Satoru Shikata
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Ann Surg 244:668-76. 2006
    ..To compare the results of randomized controlled trials versus observational studies in meta-analyses of digestive surgical topics...
  51. doi request reprint A prospective study of passive smoking and risk of diabetes in a cohort of workers: the High-Risk and Population Strategy for Occupational Health Promotion (HIPOP-OHP) study
    Yasuaki Hayashino
    Department of Epidemiology and Healthcare Research, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Konoe cho, Yoshida, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Diabetes Care 31:732-4. 2008
    ..We investigated the impact of active smoking and exposure to passive smoke on the risk of developing diabetes...
  52. ncbi request reprint Two new criteria of the metabolic syndrome: prevalence and the association with brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity in Japanese male workers
    Koichi Miyaki
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Occup Health 48:134-40. 2006
    ..Further studies are expected using these new criteria...
  53. ncbi request reprint Linguistic adaptation and validation of the General Oral Health Assessment Index (GOHAI) in an elderly Japanese population
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    J Public Health Dent 66:273-5. 2006
    ..This study sought to develop a Japanese version of the General Oral Health Assessment Index (GOHAI) and validate its use in an elderly Japanese population...
  54. ncbi request reprint Smoking patterns of university woman students in Miyagi, Japan: the Miyagaku Study
    Hiroko Iwaoka Ohwada
    Department of Food and Nutritional Science, Miyagi Gakuin Women s University, Sendai 981 8557, Japan
    J Epidemiol 13:296-302. 2003
    ..However, few reports have focused on female students, in particular, with detailed accounts of their smoking behavior. The aim of this study was to clarify the smoking patterns of Japanese women of approximately 20 years of age...
  55. ncbi request reprint A one-year follow-up study on predictors of temporary leaves and drop-outs among students at a women's junior college
    Hideko Murai
    Department of Integrated Life, Nutrition Course, Osaka Seikei Junior College, City of Osaka, Osaka 533 0007, Japan
    J Epidemiol 18:26-36. 2008
    ..To establish a mental health support system for entering students, we conducted a questionnaire and follow-up survey, and explored predictors of temporary leaves and drop-outs among junior college women...
  56. ncbi request reprint Comparison between impact factors and citations in evidence-based practice guidelines
    Takeo Nakayama
    JAMA 290:755-6. 2003
  57. ncbi request reprint The relation between nicotinamide N-methyltransferase gene polymorphism and plasma homocysteine concentration in healthy Japanese men
    Ling Zhang
    Department of Molecular Epidemiology, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 2 3 10 Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, 101 0062, Japan
    Thromb Res 121:55-8. 2007
  58. ncbi request reprint The utility of anthropometric assessment at institutions and schools for individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or motor disabilities: a nation-wide survey in Japan
    Hiroko Ohwada
    Department of Food Sciences, Ibaraki Christian University, Hitachi, Ibaraki 319 1295, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 50:344-50. 2004
    ..To obtain information regarding the actual methods used for nutritional assessment at institutions and schools in order to establish a nutritional assessment method for individuals with disabilities...
  59. ncbi request reprint Karojisatsu in Japan: characteristics of 22 cases of work-related suicide
    Takashi Amagasa
    Mental Clinic Misato, 1 5 6 Misato, City of Misato, Saitama 341 0024, Japan
    J Occup Health 47:157-64. 2005
    ..Appropriate countermeasures are urgently needed and the present findings suggest some of them are possible...
  60. ncbi request reprint Energy expenditure in males with mental retardation
    Hiroko Ohwada
    Department of Food Sciences, Ibaraki Christian University, Ibaraki 319 1295, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 51:68-74. 2005
    ..Thus, the high energy expenditure in the MR group was suggested to be a result of excessive body movements rather than an intrinsic incapability of skeletal muscles...
  61. ncbi request reprint Living close to automobile traffic and quality of life in Japan: a population-based survey
    Shin Yamazaki
    Epidemiology and Exposure Assessment Team, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan
    Int J Environ Health Res 15:1-9. 2005
    ..This study suggests that the HRQOL is an effective tool for evaluating the many impacts of road transportation on aspects of health...
  62. pmc The Japanese healthcare system
    Hideki Nomura
    BMJ 331:648-9. 2005
  63. ncbi request reprint Oral health status and health-related quality of life: a systematic review
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Oral Sci 48:1-7. 2006
    ..The present findings suggest that oral health status could affect health-related QOL in some settings; however, further evidence is needed to support this interpretation...
  64. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and safety of ritodrine hydrochloride for the treatment of preterm labour: a systematic review
    Yukari Yaju
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:813-22. 2006
    ..To analyse the available data on the effectiveness and safety of ritodrine hydrochloride in delaying delivery and in decreasing the incidence of preterm birth...
  65. ncbi request reprint Dopamine agonists and cardiac valvulopathy in Parkinson disease: a case-control study
    Mitsutoshi Yamamoto
    Department of Neurology, Kagawa Prefectural Central Hospital, Takamatsu, Japan
    Neurology 67:1225-9. 2006
    ..To determine the frequency of cardiac valvulopathy in patients with Parkinson disease (PD) treated with or without dopamine agonists...
  66. ncbi request reprint Health literacy education for children: acceptability of a school-based program in oral health
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    J Oral Sci 49:53-9. 2007
    ..Health literacy programs for children will need to be developed and administered through collaboration between education and health professionals. (J. Oral Sci. 49, 53-59, 2007)...
  67. pmc Dissemination of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for hepatocellular carcinoma among Japanese hepatologists, liver surgeons and primary care physicians
    Norihiro Kokudo
    Gut 56:1020-1. 2007
  68. pmc Association between vitamin D receptor gene haplotypes and chronic periodontitis among Japanese men
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics, Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsurumai cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Int J Med Sci 4:216-22. 2007
    ..We assessed the relationship between ApaI, BsmI, and FokI VDR polymorphisms and the risk of severe chronic periodontitis among Japanese adult men...
  69. ncbi request reprint Survey on the implementation of blood and urine examinations at Japanese institutions and schools for individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or motor disabilities in 1998
    Hiroko Ohwada
    Department of Food Sciences, Ibaraki Christian University, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 53:437-40. 2007
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Development of a Japanese version of the Oral Impacts on Daily Performance (OIDP) scale: a pilot study
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    J Oral Sci 49:259-64. 2007
    ..05). Based on the results, the questionnaire was re-evaluated. A back translation was produced and approved by the original author. Further assessment and validation of this scale is needed in a study with larger sample size...
  71. doi request reprint Cell death-inducing DNA fragmentation factor alpha-like effector A (CIDEA) gene V115F (G-->T) polymorphism is associated with phenotypes of metabolic syndrome in Japanese men
    Ling Zhang
    Department of Molecular Epidemiology, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo 101 0062, Japan
    Metabolism 57:502-5. 2008
    ..81; 95% CI, 1.03-7.67), and metabolic syndrome (OR = 3.15; 95% CI, 1.05-9.48). These results suggest that the F allele of the CIDEA gene may serve as a risk factor for phenotypes related to metabolic syndrome in Japanese men...
  72. doi request reprint The standardized development method of the Japanese guidelines for cancer screening
    Chisato Hamashima
    Cancer Screening Technology Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji Chuo ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:288-95. 2008
    ..To reduce cancer mortality, effective screening should be implemented properly. In Japan, the Research Group for Cancer Screening developed screening guidelines; however, the development process was not well established...
  73. doi request reprint Relation of blood pressure and all-cause mortality in 180,000 Japanese participants: pooled analysis of 13 cohort studies
    Yoshitaka Murakami
    Department of Health Science, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu City, Shiga, 520 2192, Japan
    Hypertension 51:1483-91. 2008
    ..In conclusion, high blood pressure raised the risk of total mortality, and this trend was higher in the younger Japanese population...
  74. ncbi request reprint Marital status and cardiovascular risk factors among middle-aged Japanese male workers: the High-risk and Population Strategy for Occupational Health Promotion (HIPOP-OHP) study
    Yuko Kamon
    Department of Health Science, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta, Otsu City, Japan
    J Occup Health 50:348-56. 2008
    ..Since men who have never married might be at higher risk for CVD, effort should be made to educate this population about decreasing lifestyle-related risk factors...
  75. ncbi request reprint Confusion about the concept of clinical practice guidelines in Japan: on the way to a social consensus
    Takeo Nakayama
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:359-60. 2003