Emi Morita

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Affiliation: Nagoya University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pilot study on the effects of a 1-day sleep education program: influence on sleep of stopping alcohol intake at bedtime
    Emi Morita
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 74:359-65. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Study profile on baseline survey of Daiko Study in the Japan Multi-Institutional Collaborative Cohort Study (J-MICC Study)
    Emi Morita
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 73:187-95. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Two thirds of forest walkers with Japanese cedar pollinosis visit forests even during the pollen season
    Emi Morita
    Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Allergol Int 58:383-8. 2009
  4. pmc No association between the frequency of forest walking and blood pressure levels or the prevalence of hypertension in a cross-sectional study of a Japanese population
    Emi Morita
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsurumai cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med 16:299-306. 2011
  5. pmc A before and after comparison of the effects of forest walking on the sleep of a community-based sample of people with sleep complaints
    Emi Morita
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, 466 8550, Japan
    Biopsychosoc Med 5:13. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint No association between MTHFR C677T and serum uric acid levels among Japanese with ABCG2 126QQ and SLC22A12 258WW
    Yukako Hinohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 75:93-100. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint DPP4 genetic variants influence baseline prostate-specific antigen levels: the J-MICC study
    Takahiro Higashibata
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 75:73-80. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Significant association of urokinase plasminogen activator Pro141Leu with serum lipid profiles in a Japanese population
    Takashi Tamura
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Gene 524:363-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Significant interaction between LRP2 rs2544390 in intron 1 and alcohol drinking for serum uric acid levels among a Japanese population
    Nobuyuki Hamajima
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Gene 503:131-6. 2012
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Pilot study on the effects of a 1-day sleep education program: influence on sleep of stopping alcohol intake at bedtime
    Emi Morita
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 74:359-65. 2012
    ..This education program offers the possibility of improving sleep conditions among the general population, especially in those who cease habitual alcohol intake at bedtime. Further larger, randomized, controlled studies are warranted...
  2. ncbi request reprint Study profile on baseline survey of Daiko Study in the Japan Multi-Institutional Collaborative Cohort Study (J-MICC Study)
    Emi Morita
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 73:187-95. 2011
    ..Current drinkers included 74.9% (n=1099) of males and 45.9% (n=1699) of females. Lifestyle data and specimens were successfully collected to examine any associations among disease biomarkers, lifestyles, and genotypes...
  3. doi request reprint Two thirds of forest walkers with Japanese cedar pollinosis visit forests even during the pollen season
    Emi Morita
    Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Allergol Int 58:383-8. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc No association between the frequency of forest walking and blood pressure levels or the prevalence of hypertension in a cross-sectional study of a Japanese population
    Emi Morita
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsurumai cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med 16:299-306. 2011
    ..To study the non-temporary effects of successive walks in forested areas (shinrin-yoku) on hypertension prevalence and blood pressure levels...
  5. pmc A before and after comparison of the effects of forest walking on the sleep of a community-based sample of people with sleep complaints
    Emi Morita
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, 466 8550, Japan
    Biopsychosoc Med 5:13. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  6. ncbi request reprint No association between MTHFR C677T and serum uric acid levels among Japanese with ABCG2 126QQ and SLC22A12 258WW
    Yukako Hinohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 75:93-100. 2013
    ..24) for CT genotype and OR=0.98 (0.84-1.32) for TT genotype, relative to CC genotype. The present study indicated no association between SUA and MTHFR C677T genotype, after the influences of ABCG2 Q126X and SLC22A12 W258X were removed...
  7. ncbi request reprint DPP4 genetic variants influence baseline prostate-specific antigen levels: the J-MICC study
    Takahiro Higashibata
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 75:73-80. 2013
    ..006), compared with the most common haplotype, T-A. In summary, our study suggests that DPP4 genetic variants influence baseline PSA levels, especially in men aged between 60 and 69...
  8. doi request reprint Significant association of urokinase plasminogen activator Pro141Leu with serum lipid profiles in a Japanese population
    Takashi Tamura
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Gene 524:363-7. 2013
    ..11 (95%CI; 1.00-1.23) and 1.16 (95%CI; 1.03-1.30) for those with Leu allele relative to ProPro. This study suggested that PLAU Pro141Leu (rs2227564) is significantly associated with serum lipid levels in a Japanese population...
  9. doi request reprint Significant interaction between LRP2 rs2544390 in intron 1 and alcohol drinking for serum uric acid levels among a Japanese population
    Nobuyuki Hamajima
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Gene 503:131-6. 2012
    ....
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Significant interaction between RETN -420 G/G genotype and lower BMI on decreased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in Japanese--the J-MICC Study
    Asahi Hishida
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Endocr J 60:237-43. 2013
    ..Further investigation of this association as well as of the actual biological roles of RETN in the genesis of human metabolic disorders including DM will be required...
  12. ncbi request reprint Association of obesity and diabetes with serum prostate-specific antigen levels in Japanese males
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 74:285-92. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that the pre-overweight men had increased PSA levels, and the diabetes was associated with a reduction of PSA levels in elderly...
  13. ncbi request reprint Associations of apolipoprotein A5 (APOA5), glucokinase (GCK) and glucokinase regulatory protein (GCKR) polymorphisms and lifestyle factors with the risk of dyslipidemia and dysglycemia in Japanese - a cross-sectional data from the J-MICC Study
    Asahi Hishida
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Endocr J 59:589-99. 2012
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Significant association of serum uric acid levels with SLC2A9 rs11722228 among a Japanese population
    Nobuyuki Hamajima
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Mol Genet Metab 103:378-82. 2011
    ..This study was the first report to estimate the impact of SLC2A9 rs11722228 on SUA levels. Since the allele frequency of rs11722228 is similar among different ethnic groups, the impact remains to be examined in other ethnic groups...
  15. doi request reprint Association between KLK3 rs2735839 G/A polymorphism and serum PSA levels in Japanese men
    Syunsuke Nobata
    Seirei Preventive Health Care Center, Hamamatsu, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Urol Int 89:39-44. 2012
    ..To clarify the association of kallikrein-related peptidase 3 (KLK3) rs2735839 G/A polymorphism with serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels in Japanese men...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection measured with urinary antibody in an urban area of Japan, 2008-2010
    Takashi Tamura
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 74:63-70. 2012
    ..pylori infection observed in Nagoya seemed to be lower than the corresponding prevalence reported in other studies of Japan. That lower rate might be due to the reduced exposure from improved urban sanitary conditions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Applicability of allele/genotype frequency from documented controls for case-control studies on genotypes among Japanese: MTHFR C677T as an example
    Kenta Iida
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:231-6. 2009
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint SLC22A12 W258X frequency according to serum uric acid level among Japanese health checkup examinees
    Sayaka Kuriki
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 73:41-8. 2011
    ..The observed SUA level changes in individuals with 258WX suggested that lifestyle factors could influence the levels of those with 258WX...
  19. doi request reprint PRKCH gene polymorphism is associated with the risk of severe gastric atrophy
    Yasuyuki Goto
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Showa Ku, Nagoya, 466 8550, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 13:90-4. 2010
    ..To elucidate its applicability in the development of GA and GC, this study aimed to investigate the associations of the PRKCH polymorphism with the risks of GA and GC...
  20. pmc Pro-/anti-inflammatory cytokine gene polymorphisms and chronic kidney disease: a cross-sectional study
    Rieko Okada
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    BMC Nephrol 13:2. 2012
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Renal hyperfiltration in prediabetes confirmed by fasting plasma glucose and hemoglobin A1c
    Rieko Okada
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Ren Fail 34:1084-90. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to confirm that glomerular hyperfiltration, an early and reversible stage of kidney damage, is associated in patients with prediabetes and prehypertension...
  22. pmc Effect of the PPARG2 Pro12Ala polymorphism and clinical risk factors for diabetes mellitus on HbA1c in the Japanese general population
    Megumi Hara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Saga University, Saga, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:523-31. 2012
    ..We investigated if carrying the Ala allele was inversely associated with HbA1c level and examined possible interactions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Association of UGT1A1 Gly71Arg with urine urobilinogen
    Ryuji Kataoka
    Medical Student of Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 73:33-40. 2011
    ..Although the significant association for urobilinogen was contrary to the biological expectation, this study indicated that UGTIA1 Gly71Arg may be a genetic factor of urine urobilinogen...
  24. doi request reprint Genome-wide association study of genetic factors related to confectionery intake: potential roles of the ADIPOQ gene
    Kenji Wakai
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:2413-9. 2013
    ..The excessive consumption of confectionery might have adverse effects on human health. To screen genetic factors associated with confectionery-intake frequency, a genome-wide association study (GWAS) in Japan was conducted...
  25. ncbi request reprint Smoking rates and attitudes to smoking among medical students: a 2009 survey at the Nagoya University School of Medicine
    Yuto Takeuchi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 72:151-9. 2010
    ..4% in males and 23.0% in females, 80.5% in males and 84.1% in females. This survey demonstrated that though smoking rates among medical students were relatively low, many accepted smoking, especially for terminally ill patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Common Variants of cGKII/PRKG2 Are Not Associated with Gout Susceptibility
    Masayuki Sakiyama
    From the Department of Integrative Physiology and Bio Nano Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Laboratory for Mathematics, and Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya Department of Pathophysiology, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Tokyo Division of Kidney and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo and Midorigaoka Hospital, Takatsuki, Japan M Sakiyama, MD, Department of Integrative Physiology and Bio Nano Medicine, and Department of Dermatology, National Defense Medical College H Matsuo, MD, PhD T Chiba, MD A Nakayama, MD, Department of Integrative Physiology and Bio Nano Medicine, National Defense Medical College T Nakamura, PhD, Laboratory for Mathematics, National Defense Medical College S Shimizu, PhD, Department of Integrative Physiology and Bio Nano Medicine, National Defense Medical College E Morita, MD, PhD N Fukuda, BHE, Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine H Nakashima, MD, PhD Y Sakurai
    J Rheumatol 41:1395-7. 2014
    ..However, no replication study has been reported in other ancestries. Therefore, we investigated this association in a Japanese population...