Suminori Kono

Summary

Affiliation: Kyushu University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Obesity, weight gain and risk of colon adenomas in Japanese men
    S Kono
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi, Fukuoka
    Jpn J Cancer Res 90:805-11. 1999
  2. pmc Effects of 16-week consumption of caffeinated and decaffeinated instant coffee on glucose metabolism in a randomized controlled trial
    Keizo Ohnaka
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Nutr Metab 2012:207426. 2012
  3. pmc No effect modification of serum bilirubin or coffee consumption on the association of gamma-glutamyltransferase with glycated hemoglobin in a cross-sectional study of Japanese men and women
    Zhenjie Wang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    BMC Endocr Disord 12:24. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Class of antihypertensive drugs, blood pressure status, and risk of cardiovascular disease in hypertensive patients: a case-control study in Japan
    Suminori Kono
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hypertens Res 28:811-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase and colorectal cancer and adenoma
    Suminori Kono
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Cancer Sci 96:535-42. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of colorectal cancer in relation to lifestyle factors and genetic polymorphisms: design and conduct of the Fukuoka colorectal cancer study
    Suminori Kono
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 5:393-400. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Secular trend of colon cancer incidence and mortality in relation to fat and meat intake in Japan
    S Kono
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kyushu University Faculty of Medical Sciences, Fukuoka, Japan
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:127-32. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking, alcohol use, and gallstone risk in Japanese men
    S Kono
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Digestion 65:177-83. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Vegetables, cereals and colon cancer mortality: long-term trend in Japan
    S Kono
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kyushu University Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    Eur J Cancer Prev 9:363-5. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Meat, fish and fat intake in relation to subsite-specific risk of colorectal cancer: The Fukuoka Colorectal Cancer Study
    Yasumi Kimura
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Cancer Sci 98:590-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications86

  1. ncbi request reprint Obesity, weight gain and risk of colon adenomas in Japanese men
    S Kono
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi, Fukuoka
    Jpn J Cancer Res 90:805-11. 1999
    ..The findings indicate that weight gain in middle age leading to abdominal obesity increases the risk of colon adenomas, and consequently of colon cancer...
  2. pmc Effects of 16-week consumption of caffeinated and decaffeinated instant coffee on glucose metabolism in a randomized controlled trial
    Keizo Ohnaka
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Nutr Metab 2012:207426. 2012
    ..Conclusion. Both caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee may be protective against deterioration of glucose tolerance...
  3. pmc No effect modification of serum bilirubin or coffee consumption on the association of gamma-glutamyltransferase with glycated hemoglobin in a cross-sectional study of Japanese men and women
    Zhenjie Wang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    BMC Endocr Disord 12:24. 2012
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  4. ncbi request reprint Class of antihypertensive drugs, blood pressure status, and risk of cardiovascular disease in hypertensive patients: a case-control study in Japan
    Suminori Kono
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hypertens Res 28:811-7. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that appropriate control of blood pressure is more important in the treatment of hypertension than the choice of antihypertensives...
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase and colorectal cancer and adenoma
    Suminori Kono
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Cancer Sci 96:535-42. 2005
    ..Although the underlying mechanisms still remain to be clarified, epidemiological findings regarding MTHFR C677T polymorphism provide strong evidence that adequate folate status confers protection from colorectal cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of colorectal cancer in relation to lifestyle factors and genetic polymorphisms: design and conduct of the Fukuoka colorectal cancer study
    Suminori Kono
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 5:393-400. 2004
    ..Informed consent to genotyping was obtained from 685 cases and 778 controls. Further details of the design and conduct are described with respect to methodological aspects...
  7. ncbi request reprint Secular trend of colon cancer incidence and mortality in relation to fat and meat intake in Japan
    S Kono
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kyushu University Faculty of Medical Sciences, Fukuoka, Japan
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:127-32. 2004
    ..Cereal consumption showed a continuous decrease even after the 1970s, that of vegetables showing no marked change. The current observation adds to evidence that red meat intake is an important determinant of colon cancer risk...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking, alcohol use, and gallstone risk in Japanese men
    S Kono
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Digestion 65:177-83. 2002
    ..Results of epidemiological studies concerning the association between smoking and alcohol use and gallstone risk are inconsistent. We examined the relation of smoking and alcohol use to gallstone disease in Japanese men...
  9. ncbi request reprint Vegetables, cereals and colon cancer mortality: long-term trend in Japan
    S Kono
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kyushu University Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    Eur J Cancer Prev 9:363-5. 2000
    ..Meat consumption increased up until the 1970s, but the increase has been minimal thereafter. These consumption patterns suggest that cereals are an important dietary factor determining the risk of colon cancer in Japan...
  10. ncbi request reprint Meat, fish and fat intake in relation to subsite-specific risk of colorectal cancer: The Fukuoka Colorectal Cancer Study
    Yasumi Kimura
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Cancer Sci 98:590-7. 2007
    ..34-0.92, trend P=0.02). Our findings do not support the hypothesis that consumption of red meat increases colorectal cancer risk but do suggest that high intake of fish may decrease the risk, particularly of distal colon cancer...
  11. doi request reprint Relation of coffee consumption and serum liver enzymes in Japanese men and women with reference to effect modification of alcohol use and body mass index
    Mizuko Ikeda
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 70:171-9. 2010
    ..We examined the association of coffee and green tea consumption with serum activities of liver enzymes in free-living Japanese men and women, focusing on sex difference and effect modifications of alcohol and obesity...
  12. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms of CYP2E1 and risk of colorectal cancer: the Fukuoka Colorectal Cancer Study
    Makiko Morita
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:235-41. 2009
    ..03). The present study suggests that variation in activity and inducibility of CYP2E1, in relation to alcohol or red meat intake, contributes to the development of colorectal cancer...
  13. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms of CYP2E1 and risk of colorectal adenomas in the Self Defense Forces Health Study
    Makiko Morita
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1800-7. 2008
    ..05). These findings indicate that variation in activity and inducibility of CYP2E1 contribute to the development of colorectal carcinogenesis...
  14. pmc Dietary polyphenols and colorectal cancer risk: the Fukuoka colorectal cancer study
    Zhen Jie Wang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 19:2683-90. 2013
    ..To investigate the associations between dietary intake of polyphenols and colorectal cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Alcohol dehydrogenase and aldehyde dehydrogenase polymorphisms and colorectal cancer: the Fukuoka Colorectal Cancer Study
    Guang Yin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cancer Sci 98:1248-53. 2007
    ..55, 95% CI = 0.33-0.93). It is unlikely that acetaldehyde metabolism determined by ALDH2 polymorphism contributes to the risk of colorectal cancer, whereas the role of ADH2 polymorphism deserves further investigation...
  16. pmc Cigarette smoking, genetic polymorphisms and colorectal cancer risk: the Fukuoka Colorectal Cancer Study
    Hoirun Nisa
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    BMC Cancer 10:274. 2010
    ..We investigated the relation of cigarette smoking and related genetic polymorphisms to colorectal cancer risk, with special reference to the interaction between smoking and genetic polymorphism...
  17. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and colorectal adenomas: Self Defense Forces Health Study
    Toshie Otake
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cancer Sci 100:709-14. 2009
    ..01). A positive association between CRP and prevalence odds of large adenomas was not modified by either smoking or overweight. These findings suggest that inflammation is linked to the growth of colorectal adenomas...
  18. pmc CYP1A1, GSTM1, GSTT1 and NQO1 polymorphisms and colorectal adenomas in Japanese men
    Tadamichi Hamachi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 19:4023-30. 2013
    ..To investigate the role of functional genetic polymorphisms of metabolic enzymes of tobacco carcinogens in the development of colorectal adenomas...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and C-reactive protein in Japanese men and women
    Akiko Nanri
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1488-96. 2008
    ..Many studies have reported the relation of specific foods and nutrients to inflammation, but few studies have examined the relation of dietary patterns to inflammatory markers...
  20. ncbi request reprint Lack of influence of the ADH1B Arg47His genetic polymorphism on risk of colorectal adenoma in middle-aged Japanese men
    Guang Yin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 12:297-302. 2011
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphism of cholesterol 7alpha-hydroxylase (CYP7A1) and colorectal adenomas: Self Defense Forces Health Study
    Shinji Tabata
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Cancer Sci 97:406-10. 2006
    ..56 (0.34-0.95), respectively. The findings add to evidence for the role of bile acids in colorectal carcinogenesis. The CC genotype of the CYP7A1 A-203C polymorphism probably renders lower activity of the enzyme synthesizing bile acids...
  22. doi request reprint Microsomal epoxide hydrolase polymorphisms, cigarette smoking, and risk of colorectal cancer: the Fukuoka Colorectal Cancer Study
    Hoirun Nisa
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Mol Carcinog 52:619-26. 2013
    ..It is unlikely that the EPHX1 polymorphisms play an important role in colorectal carcinogenesis. The observed interactions of the EPHX1 polymorphisms with BMI and the GSTM1/GSTT1 genotypes warrant further investigation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase and aldehyde dehydrogenase 2, alcohol use and risk of colorectal adenomas: Self-Defense Forces Health Study
    Maho Hirose
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Cancer Sci 96:513-8. 2005
    ..The findings may be interpreted as suggesting that folate inhibits the growth of colorectal adenomas, but further confirmation is needed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference and cardiovascular risk factors in Japanese men and women
    Daigo Yoshida
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Science Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 16:431-41. 2009
    ..This research aims to examine the relationship of waist circumference with cardiovascular risk factors and to determine optimal cutoffs for waist circumference in the context of cardiovascular risk factors in a Japanese population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and glucose tolerance abnormalities in Japanese men
    Tetsuya Mizoue
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Nutr 136:1352-8. 2006
    ..048). A dietary pattern characterized by frequent consumption of dairy products and fruits and vegetables but low alcohol intake may be associated with a decreased risk of developing a glucose tolerance abnormality...
  26. ncbi request reprint Circulating vitamin D and colorectal adenomas in Japanese men
    Ryota Takahashi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cancer Sci 101:1695-700. 2010
    ..The present study adds to evidence that high levels of circulating vitamin D measured during darker season is associated with decreased prevalence of adenomas in the distal sites of the colorectum...
  27. doi request reprint Soy food and isoflavone intake and colorectal cancer risk: the Fukuoka Colorectal Cancer Study
    Sanjeev Budhathoki
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Scand J Gastroenterol 46:165-72. 2011
    ..However, epidemiologic evidence remains sparse and inconsistent. We addressed this issue in the Fukuoka Colorectal Cancer Study...
  28. doi request reprint Behavioral and clinical correlates of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in Japanese men and women
    Akie Hirata
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Clin Chem Lab Med 50:1469-76. 2012
    ..Few studies have evaluated relative importance of behavioral and clinical covariates of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in Japanese population...
  29. doi request reprint Inverse associations of serum bilirubin with high sensitivity C-reactive protein, glycated hemoglobin, and prevalence of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged and elderly Japanese men and women
    Keizo Ohnaka
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 88:103-10. 2010
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T and A1298C polymorphisms and colorectal cancer: the Fukuoka Colorectal Cancer Study
    Guang Yin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582
    Cancer Sci 95:908-13. 2004
    ..Because very few individuals had the 1298CC genotype, the findings regarding the A1298C polymorphism need careful interpretation and confirmation in larger studies...
  31. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and colorectal adenomas in Japanese men: the Self-Defense Forces Health Study
    Tetsuya Mizoue
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashiku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 161:338-45. 2005
    ..A dietary pattern including greater consumption of dairy products and fruits and vegetables with low alcohol consumption may be associated with decreased risk of colorectal adenomas...
  32. doi request reprint The relationship of coffee and green tea consumption with high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in Japanese men and women
    Takako Maki
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Clin Chem Lab Med 48:849-54. 2010
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Methionine synthase and thymidylate synthase gene polymorphisms and colorectal adenoma risk: the self defense forces study
    Shinichiro Yoshimitsu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kyushu University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Fukuoka, Japan
    Mol Carcinog 51:E151-7. 2012
    ..MTR A2756G appears to be associated with colorectal adenoma risk differently according to alcohol consumption. The MTR-catalyzed reaction may play an important role in the development of colorectal adenomas...
  34. doi request reprint Dietary intakes of retinol, carotenes, vitamin C, and vitamin E and colorectal cancer risk: the Fukuoka colorectal cancer study
    Zhenjie Wang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Nutr Cancer 64:798-805. 2012
    ..The study did not support a hypothesis that dietary intake of antioxidant vitamins is protective in the development of colorectal cancer...
  35. doi request reprint Dietary patterns and colorectal cancer in a Japanese population: the Fukuoka Colorectal Cancer Study
    Kayo Kurotani
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Br J Nutr 104:1703-11. 2010
    ..In summary, a prudent dietary pattern was associated with a decreased risk of colorectal cancer, especially with that of distal colon cancer, in a fairly large case-control study in Japan...
  36. ncbi request reprint Relation of alcohol use and smoking to glucose tolerance status in Japanese men
    Yutaka Sakai
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 73:83-8. 2006
    ..Alcohol use may confer increased risks not only of type 2 diabetes mellitus but also of preceding glucose intolerance status. Smoking does not seem to deteriorate glucose tolerance...
  37. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphism in cytochrome P450 7A1 and risk of colorectal cancer: the Fukuoka Colorectal Cancer Study
    Tomoko Hagiwara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cancer Res 65:2979-82. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Relation of serum total cholesterol and other factors to risk of cerebral infarction in Japanese men with hypercholesterolemia
    Mikio Iwashita
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Circ J 69:1-6. 2005
    ..Risk factors for cerebral infarction have not been well clarified, except for hypertension (HT), and few studies have examined the risk factors in the elderly...
  39. doi request reprint Dietary fiber, source foods and colorectal cancer risk: the Fukuoka Colorectal Cancer Study
    Kazuhiro Uchida
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Scand J Gastroenterol 45:1223-31. 2010
    ..We investigated associations of dietary fiber and source foods with colorectal cancer risk in the Fukuoka Colorectal Cancer Study, a community-based case-control study...
  40. ncbi request reprint Constipation and colorectal cancer risk: the Fukuoka Colorectal Cancer Study
    Naotaka Tashiro
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 12:2025-30. 2011
    ..24 (0.81-1.90) for infrequent bowel movements (<1 stool/day). Self-reported constipation was fairly common in Japanese adults. Constipation was associated with a moderately increased risk of colorectal cancer...
  41. 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...
  42. doi request reprint Personality and colorectal cancer: the Fukuoka colorectal cancer study
    Jun Nagano
    Institute of Health Science, Kyushu University, Kasuga, Fukuoka 816 8580, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:553-61. 2008
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Effects of pravastatin and atorvastatin on HDL cholesterol and glucose metabolism in patients with dyslipidemia and glucose intolerance: the PRAT study
    Jun Sasaki
    International University of Health and Welfare, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 20:368-79. 2013
    ..In a comparative trial, we investigated the effects of low-dose pravastatin and atorvastatin on HDL-C and glucose metabolism in patients with elevated LDL-C levels and glucose intolerance...
  44. doi request reprint Neuroticism and extraversion personality traits, health behaviours, and subjective well-being: the Fukuoka Study (Japan)
    Jun Otonari
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3 1 1, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Qual Life Res 21:1847-55. 2012
    ..We evaluated personality dimensions captured by an abbreviated 8-item questionnaire and examined associations of the personality traits with health behaviours and subjective well-being (SWB) measures...
  45. doi request reprint Combined effects of coffee consumption and serum γ-glutamyltransferase on serum C-reactive protein in middle-aged and elderly Japanese men and women
    Ngoc Minh Pham
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Clin Chem Lab Med 49:1661-7. 2011
    ..The authors examined the relation of coffee consumption to serum CRP considering potential inter-actions of serum γ-glutamyltransferase (GGT) and bilirubin...
  46. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms of cyclooxygenase-2 and colorectal adenoma risk: the Self Defense Forces Health Study
    Naoyuki Ueda
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Cancer Sci 99:576-81. 2008
    ..Another haplotype of -1195A, -765C and 8160A alleles showed an adjusted OR of 0.22 (95% CI 0.06-0.88). These findings add to evidence for the role of COX-2 in colorectal carcinogenesis and warrant further studies focusing on haplotypes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Colorectal polypectomy and risk of colorectal cancer by subsite: the Fukuoka Colorectal Cancer study
    Daigo Yoshida
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 37:597-602. 2007
    ..However, benefit of colorectal polypectomy in routine practice is still uncertain. We therefore investigated subsite-specific risks of colorectal cancer in relation to history of colorectal polypectomy in a case-control study...
  48. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome is associated with increased risk of colorectal adenoma development: the Self-Defense Forces health study
    Takako Morita
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:485-9. 2005
    ..Thus the metabolic syndrome appears to be an important entity with regard to the prevention of colorectal cancer, as well as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes...
  49. ncbi request reprint Relation of impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes mellitus to colorectal adenomas in Japan
    Tomomi Marugame
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 13:917-21. 2002
    ..Because a link between hyperinsulinemia and colorectal carcinogenesis has been hypothesized, we explored the relation between glucose tolerance status and colorectal adenomas...
  50. ncbi request reprint Role of prehypertension in the development of coronary atherosclerosis in Japan
    Masakazu Washio
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
    J Epidemiol 14:57-62. 2004
    ..However, whether prehypertension increases the risk of coronary atherosclerosis in the Japanese population is still unknown...
  51. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and colorectal cancer: the Fukuoka Colorectal Cancer Study
    Kayoko Isomura
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cancer Sci 97:1099-104. 2006
    ..The results of the present study indicate that physical activity associated with work and leisure-time exerts beneficial effects in Japanese, but not on the proximal colon...
  52. ncbi request reprint Sugars, sucrose and colorectal cancer risk: the Fukuoka colorectal cancer study
    Zhenjie Wang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Scand J Gastroenterol 49:581-8. 2014
    ..The authors investigated the associations of sugars and sucrose intake with colorectal cancer risk in a community-based case-control study in Japan...
  53. ncbi request reprint Relation of cigarette smoking and alcohol use to colorectal adenomas by subsite: the self-defense forces health study
    Kengo Toyomura
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Cancer Sci 95:72-6. 2004
    ..Further studies are needed to confirm whether smoking is more strongly related to rectal adenomas, large adenomas, or multiple adenomas...
  54. ncbi request reprint Volume-outcome relation for hospitals performing angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction: results from the Nationwide Japanese Registry
    Miyuki Tsuchihashi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Circ J 68:887-91. 2004
    ..An inverse relation exists between the number of PCIs and short-term outcome, but PCI practice has been changing with the availability of new devices such as stents...
  55. ncbi request reprint Coronary revascularization in Japan. Part 4: coronary artery bypass surgery during 1997
    Hideaki Shigematsu
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Circ J 66:20-9. 2002
    ..8%. In Japan, CABG was performed in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease with extensive risk factors. Angiographically determined success was achieved in 93% and the need for subsequent revascularization was relatively low...
  56. ncbi request reprint Coffee consumption, serum γ-glutamyltransferase, and glucose tolerance status in middle-aged Japanese men
    Tatsuo Hiramatsu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kyushu University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Fukuoka, Japan
    Clin Chem Lab Med 51:1233-9. 2013
    ..We examined the association between coffee and glucose tolerance, determined by a 75 g oral glucose tolerance test, and the effect modification of serum GGT on the association...
  57. ncbi request reprint Folate-related nutrients, genetic polymorphisms, and colorectal cancer risk: the fukuoka colorectal cancer study
    Makiko Morita
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan E mail
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 14:6249-56. 2013
    ..This study does not support protective associations for folate and vitamin B6. The TSER 2R allele may confer an increased risk of colorectal cancer. The role of the TSER polymorphism in colorectal carcinogenesis may differ by ethnicity. ..
  58. doi request reprint Adiponectin and colorectal adenomas: Self Defense Forces Health Study
    Jin Fukumoto
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Cancer Sci 99:781-6. 2008
    ..The study provided suggestive evidence for a protective association between adiponectin and large adenomas, but did not indicate a protective association independent of adiposity...
  59. ncbi request reprint Double-dose pravastatin versus add-on ezetimibe with low-dose pravastatin - effects on LDL cholesterol, cholesterol absorption, and cholesterol synthesis in Japanese patients with hypercholesterolemia (PEAS study)
    Jun Sasaki
    International University of Health and Welfare, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 19:485-93. 2012
    ..The tolerability of the 2 regimens was also compared...
  60. ncbi request reprint Validity and reproducibility of the PC-assisted dietary interview used in the Fukuoka Colorectal Cancer Study
    Kazuhiro Uchida
    Division of Food and Nutrition, Nakamura Gakuen University Junior College, Fukuoka, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:583-90. 2007
    ..Validity and reproducibility of meat and fish intakes were probably attenuated because of the episode of bovine spongiform encephalopathy in September 2001...
  61. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I, IGF-binding protein-3 and colorectal adenomas in Japanese men
    Satoshi Teramukai
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Jpn J Cancer Res 93:1187-94. 2002
    ..The findings suggest that plasma IGF-I and IGFBP-3 may be involved in colorectal tumorigenesis regardless of the stage in growth of adenoma, but not as a mediator for the effects of being overweight or of hyperglycemia...
  62. ncbi request reprint Gender difference in coronary events in relation to risk factors in Japanese hypercholesterolemic patients treated with low-dose simvastatin
    Jun Sasaki
    International University of Health and Welfare Graduate School of Clinical Trial Management, Fukuoka, Japan
    Circ J 70:810-4. 2006
    ..Gender differences between the risk factors for coronary heart disease and coronary events were examined in the Japan Lipid Intervention Trial, a 6-year observational study...
  63. ncbi request reprint Comparison of outcomes for patients undergoing balloon angioplasty vs coronary stenting for acute myocardial infarction
    Miyuki Tsuchihashi
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Circ J 67:369-74. 2003
    ..01). The superiority of clinical outcome for stenting rather than balloon angioplasty could not be demonstrated in broad-based registry patients, despite technically successful results...
  64. ncbi request reprint In-hospital and one-year outcomes for patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction
    Miwako Shihara
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 90:932-6. 2002
    ..PCI is a valuable treatment strategy for a broad spectrum of patients with AMI. However, the mortality for patients with LM disease and poor LV function is still high even using current practice standards...
  65. doi request reprint A 52-week, randomized, open-label, parallel-group comparison of the tolerability and effects of pitavastatin and atorvastatin on high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and glucose metabolism in Japanese patients with elevated levels of low-density li
    Jun Sasaki
    International University of Health and Welfare Graduate School of Public Health Medicine, Tagawa Municipal Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan
    Clin Ther 30:1089-101. 2008
    ..The effects of pitavastatin and atorvastatin on HDL-C have not been directly compared...
  66. ncbi request reprint Glucose intolerance and serum aminotransferase activities in Japanese men
    Yumi Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Hepatol 38:18-23. 2003
    ..Elevated activities of serum aminotransferase are commonly observed in patients with diabetes mellitus. Few studies have addressed the relation between glucose intolerance and serum activities of aminotransferase in free-living populations...
  67. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric and behavioral correlates of insulin-like growth factor I and insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 in middle-aged Japanese men
    Satoshi Teramukai
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 156:344-8. 2002
    ..The study also indicates that smoking and alcohol use might affect plasma IGF-I and IGFBP-3...
  68. ncbi request reprint Profile of participants and genotype distributions of 108 polymorphisms in a cross-sectional study of associations of genotypes with lifestyle and clinical factors: a project in the Japan Multi-Institutional Collaborative Cohort (J-MICC) Study
    Kenji Wakai
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    J Epidemiol 21:223-35. 2011
    ..To detect gene-environment interactions in the development of lifestyle-related diseases, and especially cancer, the Japan Multi-institutional Collaborative Cohort (J-MICC) Study was launched in 2005...
  69. ncbi request reprint Statins: beneficial or adverse for glucose metabolism
    Jun Sasaki
    Graduate School of Clinical Trial Management, International University of Health and Welfare, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 13:123-9. 2006
    ..Evidence is extremely limited regarding atorvastatin use and deterioration in glycemic control, and further studies are needed to draw a conclusion on this issue...
  70. ncbi request reprint [Host and environmental factors predisposing to cancer development]
    Suminori Kono
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kyushu University Faculty of Medical Sciences, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Fukuoka, Japan
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 37:571-6. 2010
    ..The role of dietary factors in cancer development will be more clearly established by research on gene-environment interaction focusing on functional genetic polymorphisms...
  71. pmc Alendronate improves QOL of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis
    Hisaya Kawate
    Department of Medicine and Bioregulatory Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, and Internal Medicine, Haradoi Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan
    Clin Interv Aging 5:123-31. 2010
    ..The effect of alendronate on QOL was investigated compared with that of alfacalcidol in post-menopausal osteoporotic women...
  72. ncbi request reprint Impact of C-reactive protein on disease risk and its relation to dietary factors
    Akiko Nanri
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:167-77. 2007
    ..Both mechanistic and epidemiologic studies regarding dietary factors and low-grade inflammation are necessary to add to our knowledge of dietary influence on chronic disease development...
  73. ncbi request reprint What do cancer registry and household expenditure data in Japan tell us about variation in tumour burden ?
    Malcolm A Moore
    Center of Excellence Program, Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:427-36. 2005
    ..If so an expanded role for the cancer registry could well be envisaged...
  74. ncbi request reprint Validity of a self-administered food frequency questionnaire against 7-day dietary records in four seasons
    Kyong Yeon Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 48:467-76. 2002
    ..77). An FFQ covering a limited number of common foods may be useful in assessing the relative position of an individual's habitual consumption of foods and nutrients; however, the instrument generally underestimates absolute intake...
  75. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphism at the 5' regulatory region of multidrug resistance 1 (MDR1) and its association with interindividual variation of expression level in the colon
    Shuichi Taniguchi
    Department of Medical Biochemistry, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Mol Cancer Ther 2:1351-9. 2003
    ..This suggested the significance of SNP at -692 and -2352 of MDR1 in variable expression in the colon interindividually. This is the first report connecting SNPs and interindividual variety of MDR1 expression rationally...
  76. ncbi request reprint Green tea consumption and serum lipids and lipoproteins in a population of healthy workers in Japan
    Shoji Tokunaga
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 12:157-65. 2002
    ..To examine the relation between green tea consumption and serum lipids and lipoproteins...
  77. ncbi request reprint [Clinical research on improvement of glucose metabolic marker level by coffee drinking-validity of saliva caffeine concentration measurement]
    Tomoko Okada
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Care, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Yakugaku Zasshi 130:713-5. 2010
    ..In summary, we found that saliva caffeine concentration measurement was useful to assess caffeine intake level. Moreover, it will be helpful to know whether caffeine has an improving effect of glucose metabolism...
  78. ncbi request reprint Relation of serum total cholesterol and other risk factors to risk of coronary events in middle-aged and elderly Japanese men with hypercholesterolemia: the Kyushu Lipid Intervention Study
    Mikio Iwashita
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Circ J 68:405-9. 2004
    ..The role of serum total cholesterol (TC) in the development of coronary heart disease (CHD) may differ in different age groups...
  79. ncbi request reprint Coronary revascularization in Japan. Part 3: percutaneous coronary intervention during 1997
    Miwako Shihara
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Circ J 66:10-9. 2002
    ..The rates of in-hospital mortality and emergency CABG were low in non-AMI patients, but the 1-year rate of repeat PCI was as high as 32%...
  80. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Japanese, American-Whites and African-Americans--pointers to risk factors to underlying distribution of tumours in the colorectum
    Malcolm A Moore
    Center of Excellence Program, Department of Preventive Medicine, Kyushu University Graduate School of Medicine APJCP Editorial Office, c o National Cancer Institute, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:412-9. 2005
    ..It is envisaged that additional emphasis on screened populations should further provide important insights into causal factors and how primary and secondary prevention efforts can be optimized...
  81. doi request reprint Association between genetic polymorphisms of the base excision repair gene MUTYH and increased colorectal cancer risk in a Japanese population
    Hong Tao
    First Department of Pathology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, 1 20 1 Handayama, Higashi ku, Hamamatsu 431 3192, Japan
    Cancer Sci 99:355-60. 2008
    ..The results indicated that Japanese individuals with - 280A/IVS1+11T/1389C genotypes or the TGAC haplotype are susceptible to CRC...
  82. ncbi request reprint Reduction in serum total cholesterol and risks of coronary events and cerebral infarction in Japanese men: the Kyushu Lipid Intervention Study
    Jun Sasaki
    The Second Department of Internal Medicine, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Japan
    Circ J 67:473-8. 2003
    ..20 mmol/L), and that of CI was 70%lower at 2 categories below 220 mg/dl (5.68 mmol/L). Lowering serum total cholesterol below 220 mg/dl (5.68 mmol/L) seems desirable with regard to the prevention of CI...
  83. 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
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Dietary risk factors for inflammatory bowel disease: a multicenter case-control study in Japan
    Naomasa Sakamoto
    Department of Hygiene, Hyogo College of Medicine, Hyogo, Japan
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 11:154-63. 2005
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Concentrations of dioxins and related compounds in the blood of Fukuoka residents
    Yoshito Masuda
    Daiichi College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 22 1 Tamagawa cho, Minami Ku, Fukuoka 815 8155, Japan
    Chemosphere 58:329-44. 2005
    ..8) were observed between total TEQ and PCBs in both sexes...
  86. ncbi request reprint [Peculiar remaining of some PCB congeners in the patients with Yusho for more than 30 years]
    Yoshito Masuda
    Daiichi College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 22 1, Tamagawa cho, Minami Ku, Fukuoka 815 8511
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 94:136-43. 2003
    ..The concentration of PCB # 118 had been markedly decreased after the ingestion of PCBs and would be metabolized to hydroxylated PCB, which might cause estrogen disturbance in the Yusho patients...