Chikako Kiyohara

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Affiliation: Kyushu University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms involved in the inflammatory response and lung cancer risk: a case-control study in Japan
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3 1 1, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan Electronic address
    Cytokine 65:88-94. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint MDR1 C3435T polymorphism and interaction with environmental factors in risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Drug Metab Pharmacokinet 28:138-43. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus: a case-control study in a Japanese population
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Rheumatol 39:1363-70. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms involved in carcinogen metabolism and DNA repair and lung cancer risk in a Japanese population
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan
    J Thorac Oncol 7:954-62. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Risk modification by CYP1A1 and GSTM1 polymorphisms in the association of cigarette smoking and systemic lupus erythematosus in a Japanese population
    C Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Scand J Rheumatol 41:103-9. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Inverse association between coffee drinking and serum uric acid concentrations in middle-aged Japanese males
    C Kiyohara
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Br J Nutr 82:125-30. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking, TP53 Arg72Pro, TP53BP1 Asp353Glu and the risk of lung cancer in a Japanese population
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Oncol Rep 23:1361-8. 2010
  8. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in the nucleotide excision repair pathway and lung cancer risk: a meta-analysis
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Int J Med Sci 4:59-71. 2007
  9. doi request reprint GST polymorphisms, interaction with smoking and pesticide use, and risk for Parkinson's disease in a Japanese population
    C Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 16:447-52. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Association of genetic polymorphisms in the base excision repair pathway with lung cancer risk: a meta-analysis
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Lung Cancer 54:267-83. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms involved in the inflammatory response and lung cancer risk: a case-control study in Japan
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3 1 1, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan Electronic address
    Cytokine 65:88-94. 2014
    ..058). Future studies involving larger control and case populations will undoubtedly lead to a more thorough understanding of the role of the polymorphisms involved in the inflammation pathway in lung cancer. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint MDR1 C3435T polymorphism and interaction with environmental factors in risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Drug Metab Pharmacokinet 28:138-43. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that the C3435T polymorphism may not play an important role in PD susceptibility in Japanese. Evidence of an interaction between the C3435T polymorphism and alcohol consumption was suggested...
  3. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus: a case-control study in a Japanese population
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Rheumatol 39:1363-70. 2012
    ..Cigarette smoking may be associated with increased risk of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), whereas the role of alcohol consumption is unknown. We examined the association between SLE risk and smoking or drinking...
  4. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms involved in carcinogen metabolism and DNA repair and lung cancer risk in a Japanese population
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan
    J Thorac Oncol 7:954-62. 2012
    ..Several components of overall lung carcinogenesis, carcinogen metabolic and DNA repair pathways may be involved in individual genetic susceptibility to lung cancer...
  5. doi request reprint Risk modification by CYP1A1 and GSTM1 polymorphisms in the association of cigarette smoking and systemic lupus erythematosus in a Japanese population
    C Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Scand J Rheumatol 41:103-9. 2012
    ..Metabolic enzymes are involved in ROS production. The aim of this study was to evaluate the modifying effect of metabolic polymorphisms on the association of cigarette smoking with SLE risk in a Japanese population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Inverse association between coffee drinking and serum uric acid concentrations in middle-aged Japanese males
    C Kiyohara
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Br J Nutr 82:125-30. 1999
    ..These findings suggest that coffee drinking may be associated with lower concentrations of serum uric acid, and further studies are needed to confirm the association...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking, TP53 Arg72Pro, TP53BP1 Asp353Glu and the risk of lung cancer in a Japanese population
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Oncol Rep 23:1361-8. 2010
    ..Our findings indicate the possible association of the Glu allele of the TP53BP1 Asp353Glu polymorphism with lower risk of lung cancer especially among the Pro allele carriers of the TP53 Arg72Pro polymorphism...
  8. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in the nucleotide excision repair pathway and lung cancer risk: a meta-analysis
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Int J Med Sci 4:59-71. 2007
    ..Therefore, it is likely that the defining feature of future epidemiologic studies will be the simultaneous analysis of large samples...
  9. doi request reprint GST polymorphisms, interaction with smoking and pesticide use, and risk for Parkinson's disease in a Japanese population
    C Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 16:447-52. 2010
    ..Future studies involving larger control and case populations and better pesticide exposure histories will undoubtedly lead to a more thorough understanding of the role of the GST polymorphisms in PD development...
  10. ncbi request reprint Association of genetic polymorphisms in the base excision repair pathway with lung cancer risk: a meta-analysis
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Lung Cancer 54:267-83. 2006
    ..Therefore, it is likely that the defining feature of future epidemiologic studies will be the simultaneous analysis of large samples of cases and controls...
  11. doi request reprint Sex differences in lung cancer susceptibility: a review
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Gend Med 7:381-401. 2010
    ..Several epidemiologic and molecular epidemiologic studies have indicated that, for a given number of cigarettes smoked, women may be at higher risk of lung cancer compared with men...
  12. doi request reprint IL1B rs1143634 polymorphism, cigarette smoking, alcohol use, and lung cancer risk in a Japanese population
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3 1 1, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Thorac Oncol 5:299-304. 2010
    ..Interleukin 1B (IL1B) is involved in pulmonary inflammation induced by environmental or occupational toxins. Chronic inflammation has been implicated in the development of lung cancer...
  13. doi request reprint Association between major depressive disorder and a functional polymorphism of the 5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin) transporter gene: a meta-analysis
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Psychiatr Genet 20:49-58. 2010
    ..To elucidate the relationship, we applied meta-analysis techniques to molecular studies of 5-HTTLPR and MDD...
  14. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking, N-acetyltransferase 2 polymorphisms and systemic lupus erythematosus in a Japanese population
    C Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Lupus 18:630-8. 2009
    ..50, 95% CI = 0.12-0.88), compared with the NAT2 rapid acetylator genotype and no history of smoking. This study suggests that, in this Japanese population, the NAT2 slow acetylator status may be a determinant in susceptibility to SLE...
  15. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer susceptibility: are we on our way to identifying a high-risk group?
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Kyushu University, Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Future Oncol 3:617-27. 2007
    ..This review evaluates whether or not a specific polymorphism or a combination of such polymorphisms can effectively predict high-risk groups...
  16. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking, STAT4 and TNFRSF1B polymorphisms, and systemic lupus erythematosus in a Japanese population
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3 1 1, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Rheumatol 36:2195-203. 2009
    ..Along with environmental factors such as smoking, both polymorphisms may modulate an individual's susceptibility to SLE. We investigated these relationships in a case-control study to evaluate risk factors for SLE among Japanese women...
  17. doi request reprint Genetic susceptibility to atopic dermatitis
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Allergol Int 57:39-56. 2008
    ..Consortia and international collaborative studies, which may maximize study efficacy and overcome the limitations of individual studies, are needed to help further illuminate the complex landscape of AD risk and genetic variations...
  18. pmc Molecular epidemiology of major depressive disorder
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med 14:71-87. 2009
    ..Hopefully, in the future we will be able to screen for major depressive disorder susceptibility by using specific biomarkers...
  19. doi request reprint APOE and CYP2E1 polymorphisms, alcohol consumption, and Parkinson's disease in a Japanese population
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Neural Transm 118:1335-44. 2011
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  20. pmc Genetic polymorphism of enzymes involved in xenobiotic metabolism and the risk of lung cancer
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3 1 1, Higashi ku, 812 8582, Fukuoka, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med 7:47-59. 2002
    ..Hopefully, in future studies it will be possible to screen for lung cancer using specific biomarkers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms and lung cancer susceptibility: a review
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Social Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3 1 1, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Lung Cancer 37:241-56. 2002
    ..Hopefully, in the future we will be able to screen for lung cancer susceptibility by using specific biomarkers...
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk modification by CYP1A1 and GSTM1 polymorphisms in the association of environmental tobacco smoke and lung cancer: a case-control study in Japanese nonsmoking women
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Cancer 107:139-44. 2003
    ..In contrast, the GSTM1 null genotype posed an increased, although not significant, risk among them. Additional studies are warranted to confirm the ETS-GSTM1 polymorphism interaction suggested in our present study...
  23. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms and environmental risk of lung cancer: a review
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Social Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Rev Environ Health 19:15-38. 2004
    ..Hopefully, in the future we will be able to screen for lung cancer susceptibility by using specific biomarkers...
  24. pmc Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase polymorphisms and interaction with smoking and alcohol consumption in lung cancer risk: a case-control study in a Japanese population
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3 1 1, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    BMC Cancer 11:459. 2011
    ..We examined if smoking or alcohol consumption modify associations between MTHFR polymorphisms and lung cancer risk...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and Parkinson's disease: a meta-analysis
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3 1 1, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 102:254-65. 2011
    ..This meta-analysis indicated that smokers have a lower risk of PD. As PD is a multifactorial disease, further investigation of the smoking-gene interaction on PD risk may lead to a better understanding of the pathogenesis of PD...
  26. pmc Genetic polymorphisms involved in dopaminergic neurotransmission and risk for Parkinson's disease in a Japanese population
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Neurol 11:89. 2011
    ..Parkinson's disease (PD) is characterized by alterations in dopaminergic neurotransmission. Genetic polymorphisms involved in dopaminergic neurotransmission may influence susceptibility to PD...
  27. ncbi request reprint CYP1A1 inducing potential of airborne particulate extracts collected during a 25-year period (1975-2000)
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Social Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:153-8. 2005
    ..CYP1A1 inducing potential may be one of the most convenient biomarkers with which to estimate the overall carcinogenicity/mutagenicity of airborne particle extracts...
  28. ncbi request reprint EPHX1 polymorphisms and the risk of lung cancer: a HuGE review
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Epidemiology 17:89-99. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to review and summarize the available molecular epidemiologic studies of lung cancer and EPHX1...
  29. doi request reprint Combination of TNF-RII, CYP1A1 and GSTM1 polymorphisms and the risk of Japanese SLE: findings from the KYSS study
    Takahiko Horiuchi
    Department of Medicine and Biosystemic Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:1045-9. 2009
    ..These three genes are involved in the generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS), which play a critical role for autoimmune diseases...
  30. doi request reprint Lack of association between BST1 polymorphisms and sporadic Parkinson's disease in a Japanese population
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 323:162-6. 2012
    ..We do not find evidence for interactions between smoking or caffeine intake and SNP rs11724635 affecting sporadic PD...
  31. doi request reprint LRRK2 Gly2385Arg polymorphism, cigarette smoking, and risk of sporadic Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 297:15-8. 2010
    ..In addition, we provide new evidence for the biological interaction between the polymorphism and smoking with regard to the risk of sporadic PD...
  32. doi request reprint Intake of Japanese and Chinese teas reduces risk of Parkinson's disease
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 17:446-50. 2011
    ..We confirmed that the intake of coffee and caffeine reduced the risk of PD. Furthermore, this is the first study to show a significant inverse relationship between the intake of Japanese and Chinese teas and the risk of PD...
  33. doi request reprint SNCA polymorphisms, smoking, and sporadic Parkinson's disease in Japanese
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:557-61. 2012
    ..We also present new evidence for biological interactions between SNPs rs356219 and rs356220 and smoking that affect sporadic PD...
  34. pmc Alcohol drinking and risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Wakaba Fukushima
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    BMC Neurol 10:111. 2010
    ..We examined the relationship between alcohol intake and PD among Japanese subjects using data from a case-control study...
  35. doi request reprint Dietary fat intake and risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 288:117-22. 2010
    ..Higher consumption of arachidonic acid and cholesterol may be related to an increased risk of PD...
  36. doi request reprint Dietary intake of metals and risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 306:98-102. 2011
    ..50 (95% CI: 0.26-0.95, P for trend=0.055) for zinc. There were no relationships between the intake of copper or manganese and the risk of PD. Higher intake of iron, magnesium, and zinc may be protective against PD...
  37. doi request reprint Case-control study of risk of Parkinson's disease in relation to hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and diabetes in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Jonan ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 293:82-6. 2010
    ..Further well-designed investigations of the association of vascular risk factors with the risk of PD are needed, particularly large-scale prospective studies in Asia...
  38. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of vertebral fracture in female Japanese patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Makio Furukawa
    Department of Medicine and Biosystemic Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 23:765-73. 2013
    ..We examined the prevalence and risk factors of vertebral fracture in female Japanese patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  39. pmc UCHL1 S18Y variant is a risk factor for Parkinson's disease in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Neurol 12:62. 2012
    ..We examined the relationship between UCHL1 S18Y single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) and sporadic PD in Japan...
  40. ncbi request reprint Home environment and suspected atopic eczema in Japanese infants: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:425-32. 2007
    ....
  41. pmc Occupational risk factors for Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Neurol 11:83. 2011
    ..The evidence for associations between occupational factors and the risk of Parkinson's disease (PD) is inconsistent. We assessed the risk of PD associated with various occupational factors in Japan...
  42. ncbi request reprint Risk of postpartum depression in relation to dietary fish and fat intake in Japan: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Psychol Med 36:1727-35. 2006
    ..This prospective study investigated the relationship of consumption of selected high-fat foods and specific types of fatty acids with the risk of postpartum depression...
  43. doi request reprint Breastfeeding and atopic eczema in Japanese infants: The Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:234-41. 2009
    ..20-12.36), respectively]. The authors found that, overall, neither exclusive nor partial breastfeeding had a strong impact on the risk of atopic eczema. However, a parental allergic history may affect the risk...
  44. doi request reprint Case-control study of eczema associated with IL13 genetic polymorphisms in Japanese children
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Jonan ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 154:328-35. 2011
    ..We conducted a case-control study of the relationship between the polymorphisms of rs1800925 and rs20541 and the risk of eczema in Japanese children aged 3 years...
  45. pmc A functional M196R polymorphism of tumour necrosis factor receptor type 2 is associated with systemic lupus erythematosus: a case-control study and a meta-analysis
    Takahiko Horiuchi
    Department of Medicine and Biosystemic Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:320-4. 2007
    ....
  46. doi request reprint ADAM33 genetic polymorphisms and risk of atopic dermatitis among Japanese children
    Aya Matsusue
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Clin Biochem 42:477-83. 2009
    ..The relationship between single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in ADAM33 and atopic dermatitis (AD) in Japanese children was examined using case-control design...
  47. doi request reprint Aberrant structures of fecal bacterial community in allergic infants profiled by 16S rRNA gene pyrosequencing
    Jiro Nakayama
    Laboratory of Microbial Technology, Division of Applied Molecular Microbiology and Biomass Chemistry, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Graduate School, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 63:397-406. 2011
    ..These results indicate that pyrosequence-based 16S rRNA gene profiling is valid to find the intestinal microbiotal disorder that correlates with allergy development in later life...
  48. doi request reprint Influence of antibiotic exposure in the early postnatal period on the development of intestinal microbiota
    Shigemitsu Tanaka
    Laboratory of Microbial Technology, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Division of Microbial Science and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Graduate School, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 56:80-7. 2009
    ..These results indicate that antibiotic exposure at the beginning of life greatly influences the development of neonatal intestinal microbiota...
  49. doi request reprint Association of killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor 2DL5 with systemic lupus erythematosus and accompanying infections
    Yasutaka Kimoto
    Department of Medicine and Biosystemic Science, Kyushu University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Fukuoka, Japan
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:1346-53. 2010
    ..Identification of the association of killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor (KIR) genes with SLE and accompanying infections...
  50. ncbi request reprint NQO1, MPO, and the risk of lung cancer: a HuGE review
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi, Fukuoka, Japan
    Genet Med 7:463-78. 2005
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Genetic influences on smoking behavior and nicotine dependence: a review
    Kouichi Yoshimasu
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Epidemiol 13:183-92. 2003
    ..Therefore, the relationship between those mental disorders and tobacco addiction should be cleared up considering the interactive effect of genetic and environmental factors...
  52. ncbi request reprint Relation of plasma folate and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T polymorphism to colorectal adenomas
    Tomomi Marugame
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Epidemiol 32:64-6. 2003
    ..We examined the relation between plasma folate status and colorectal adenomas with reference to effect modification by the genetic polymorphism (C677T) of MTHFR...
  53. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate and vitamins B12, B6, and B2 intake and the risk of postpartum depression in Japan: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Affect Disord 96:133-8. 2006
    ..This prospective study examined the relationship of dietary consumption of folate and B vitamins during pregnancy with the risk of postpartum depression...
  54. doi request reprint Effects of excision repair cross-complementation group 1 (ERCC1) single nucleotide polymorphisms on the prognosis of non-small cell lung cancer patients
    Tomoyoshi Takenaka
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Lung Cancer 67:101-7. 2010
    ..In this study, we determined the function of these ERCC1 polymorphisms in the survival of NSCLC patients...
  55. doi request reprint Prevalence of and risk factors for low bone mineral density in Japanese female patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Makio Furukawa
    Department of Medicine and Biosystemic Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Rheumatol Int 31:365-76. 2011
    ..A history of high-dose oral corticosteroids was associated with the preservation of BMD at the lumbar spine, however, further study is needed considering the limited sample size...
  56. ncbi request reprint Factors related to starting and continuing smoking among senior high school boys in Fukuoka, Japan
    Mio Ozawa
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Social Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3 1 1, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 9:239-45. 2008
    ..These data show the urgency of developing anti-smoking educational programs that could be developed and introduced prior to admission to high school...
  57. doi request reprint Reduced carotid intima-media thickness in systemic lupus erythematosus patients treated with cyclosporine A
    Kensuke Oryoji
    Department of Medicine and Biosystemic Science, Kyushu University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 24:86-92. 2014
    ..An increased carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) is considered to be a marker of early atherosclerosis. Objective To determine influential factors for increased carotid IMT in SLE patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint Differences in developing intestinal microbiota between allergic and non-allergic infants: a pilot study in Japan
    Prapa Songjinda
    Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture, Graduate School, Kyushu University, 6 10 1 Hakozaki, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8581, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 71:2338-42. 2007
    ..03) and 2 months (P=0.05) than in the non-allergic group, while no statistically significant difference was observed for the other bacterial populations...
  59. pmc Lung cancer risk and genetic polymorphisms in DNA repair pathways: a meta-analysis
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Nucleic Acids 2010:701760. 2010
    ..Therefore, it is likely that the defining feature of future epidemiologic studies will be the simultaneous analysis of large samples of cases and controls...
  60. ncbi request reprint The experiences of smoking in school children up to and including high school ages and the current status of smoking habits; a survey of male high school students in Japan
    Masakazu Washio
    Department of Public Health, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture, 060 8556, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 4:344-51. 2003
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the actual conditions of tobacco smoking among boys in Japan...
  61. ncbi request reprint [Comparison of the effectiveness of psychiatric day care treatment between Japan and western countries: a review]
    Kouichi Yoshimasu
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 50:485-94. 2003
    ..It is also very important that an evidence-based, standardized methodology of DC treatment should be immediately established in Japan...
  62. ncbi request reprint Environmental factors and allergic disorders
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Allergol Int 56:363-96. 2007
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Effects of concurrent exposure to tributyltin and 1,1-dichloro-2,2 bis (p-chlorophenyl) ethylene (p,p'-DDE) on immature male Wistar rats
    Yuji Makita
    Department of Hygiene, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 97:364-8. 2005
    ..2 mg/kg tributyltin and 10 mg/kg p,p'-DDE. Moreover, the simultaneous administration of p,p'-DDE with tributyltin counterbalanced the effects that were attributed to tributyltin alone...
  64. doi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor receptor-associated periodic syndrome (TRAPS) in Japan: a review of the literature
    Masakazu Washio
    St Mary s College, 422 Tsubukuhonmachi, Kurume, Fukuoka 830 8558, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 23:210-7. 2013
    ..0 %). Almost all cases (95.7 %) concerned patients whose relatives suffered from periodic fever. These findings suggest that the clinical features of Japanese TRAPS patients may be milder than those of patients in Western countries...
  65. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and lung cancer risk among Japanese: a meta-analysis
    Yasufumi Uehara
    School of Medicine, 6th grade, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3 1 1, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 101:101-8. 2010
    ..Additional studies with detailed assessments of alcohol consumption and potential confounding factors will undoubtedly lead to a better understanding of the role of alcohol consumption in lung cancer development...
  66. ncbi request reprint Molecular monitoring of the developmental bacterial community in the gastrointestinal tract of Japanese infants
    Prapa Songjinda
    Laboratory of Microbial Technology, Division of Microbial Science and Technology, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture, Graduate School, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 69:638-41. 2005
    ..g., Pseudomonas, appeared first and were then immediately replaced by facultative anaerobe, Enterococcus, Streptococcus, and Enterobacteriaceae through the first month, and finally strictly anaerobic Bifidobactrerium appeared...
  67. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of day care treatment against readmission in patients with schizophrenia: A comparison between out-patients with and without day care treatment
    Kouichi Yoshimasu
    Okumura Hospital and Department of Neuropsychiatry, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 56:397-401. 2002
    ..52; 95% CI 0.12-2.35). The present findings suggest that DC treatment may be preventive against readmission for schizophrenic out-patients...
  68. ncbi request reprint CYP1A1 T3801 C polymorphism and lung cancer: a pooled analysis of 2451 cases and 3358 controls
    Paolo Vineis
    Universita degli Studi di Torino, Torino, Italy
    Int J Cancer 104:650-7. 2003
    ..The analyses were more inconsistent and failed to reach statistical significance in Asians. This observation might be due to design specificities or unknown effect modifiers in the Asian studies...
  69. doi request reprint CYP1A1, GSTM1, and GSTT1 polymorphisms, smoking, and lung cancer risk in a pooled analysis among Asian populations
    Kyoung Mu Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 799, Korea
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1120-6. 2008
    ..However, further investigation is warranted considering the relatively small sample size when subgroup analyses were done and the lack of environmental exposure data other than smoking...
  70. ncbi request reprint Smoking, drinking, sleeping habits, and other lifestyle factors and the risk of systemic lupus erythematosus in Japanese females: findings from the KYSS study
    Masakazu Washio
    Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 16:143-50. 2006
    ..However, in Hokkaido, this association between smoking and SLE did not reach statistical significance after adjusting for alcohol drinking. The present study suggests that smoking may increase the risk of SLE among Japanese females...
  71. ncbi request reprint [Genetic susceptibility to gallbladder cancer in Japanese]
    Yasuo Tsuchiya
    Department of Community Preventive Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
    Nihon Rinsho 64:336-8. 2006
  72. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms of cytochrome P450 1A1, glutathione S-transferase class mu, and tumour protein p53 genes and the risk of developing gallbladder cancer in Japanese
    Yasuo Tsuchiya
    Department of Community Preventive Medicine, Division of Social and Environmental Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 1 757 Asahimachi dori, Niigata, Japan
    Clin Biochem 40:881-6. 2007
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Association of metabolic gene polymorphisms with tobacco consumption in healthy controls
    Kim M Smits
    University Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 110:266-70. 2004
    ..No association between polymorphisms in the genes studied and tobacco consumption was observed; therefore, no effect of these genes on smoking behavior should be expected...
  74. ncbi request reprint Evidence of gene gene interactions in lung carcinogenesis in a large pooled analysis
    Paolo Vineis
    Epidemiology Department, Univerisit√° degli Studi di Torino, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 28:1902-5. 2007
    ..People with rare combinations of common gene variants have a high risk of cancer and can be assimilated to subjects with highly penetrant mutations...
  75. ncbi request reprint Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase polymorphism, alcohol intake, and risks of colon and rectal cancers in Korea
    Dong Hyun Kim
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Hallym University College of Medicine, Kangwon Do, South Korea
    Cancer Lett 216:199-205. 2004
    ....
  76. doi request reprint Dietary glycemic index and load and the risk of postpartum depression in Japan: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Affect Disord 110:174-9. 2008
    ..We examined the association between dietary GI and glycemic load (GL) and postpartum depression...
  77. ncbi request reprint Relation of surgery, tumor site, and age group to the loss of reality testing in Japanese patients with malignant tumors: a study of a hospital-based sample with a consultation-liaison service
    Kouichi Yoshimasu
    Department of Hygiene, School of Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 59:259-65. 2005
    ..The association was stronger in elderly patients. As for tumor site, surgery was most strongly associated with an increased risk of LRT in patients with malignant tumors of the digestive organs...
  78. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology, treatment and prevention of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a review]
    Kouichi Yoshimasu
    Department of Hygiene, School of Medicine, Wakayama Medical University
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 53:398-410. 2006
    ..Thus, considering that ADHD is a multifactorial disease, a comprehensive therapic strategy involving medication, education, judicature, and administration should be established for primary and secondary prevention...