Mariko Naito

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Affiliation: Nagoya University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Association between vitamin D receptor gene haplotypes and chronic periodontitis among Japanese men
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics, Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsurumai cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Int J Med Sci 4:216-22. 2007
  2. 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
  3. pmc Periodontal disease and atherosclerosis from the viewpoint of the relationship between community periodontal index of treatment needs and brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity
    Koichi Miyaki
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    BMC Public Health 6:131. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Oral health status and health-related quality of life: a systematic review
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Oral Sci 48:1-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Alternative genotyping method of GSTT1 null/present polymorphism
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, 65 Tsurumai cho Showa ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 6:873-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Linguistic adaptation and validation of the General Oral Health Assessment Index (GOHAI) in an elderly Japanese population
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    J Public Health Dent 66:273-5. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Development of a Japanese version of the Oral Impacts on Daily Performance (OIDP) scale: a pilot study
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    J Oral Sci 49:259-64. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Health literacy education for children: acceptability of a school-based program in oral health
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    J Oral Sci 49:53-9. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Effects of dental treatment on the quality of life and activities of daily living in institutionalized elderly in Japan
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Aichi, 466 8550, Japan
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 50:65-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Associations of plasma IL-8 levels with Helicobacter pylori seropositivity, gastric atrophy, and IL-8 T-251A genotypes
    M Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Epidemiol Infect 138:512-8. 2010

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Publications80

  1. pmc Association between vitamin D receptor gene haplotypes and chronic periodontitis among Japanese men
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics, Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsurumai cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Int J Med Sci 4:216-22. 2007
    ..We assessed the relationship between ApaI, BsmI, and FokI VDR polymorphisms and the risk of severe chronic periodontitis among Japanese adult men...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc Periodontal disease and atherosclerosis from the viewpoint of the relationship between community periodontal index of treatment needs and brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity
    Koichi Miyaki
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    BMC Public Health 6:131. 2006
    ..However, the relationship between periodontal disease and atherosclerosis has not been fully elucidated. This study aimed to assess the effects of periodontal disease on atherosclerosis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Oral health status and health-related quality of life: a systematic review
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Oral Sci 48:1-7. 2006
    ..The present findings suggest that oral health status could affect health-related QOL in some settings; however, further evidence is needed to support this interpretation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Alternative genotyping method of GSTT1 null/present polymorphism
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, 65 Tsurumai cho Showa ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 6:873-7. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Linguistic adaptation and validation of the General Oral Health Assessment Index (GOHAI) in an elderly Japanese population
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    J Public Health Dent 66:273-5. 2006
    ..This study sought to develop a Japanese version of the General Oral Health Assessment Index (GOHAI) and validate its use in an elderly Japanese population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Development of a Japanese version of the Oral Impacts on Daily Performance (OIDP) scale: a pilot study
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    J Oral Sci 49:259-64. 2007
    ..05). Based on the results, the questionnaire was re-evaluated. A back translation was produced and approved by the original author. Further assessment and validation of this scale is needed in a study with larger sample size...
  8. ncbi request reprint Health literacy education for children: acceptability of a school-based program in oral health
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    J Oral Sci 49:53-9. 2007
    ..Health literacy programs for children will need to be developed and administered through collaboration between education and health professionals. (J. Oral Sci. 49, 53-59, 2007)...
  9. doi request reprint Effects of dental treatment on the quality of life and activities of daily living in institutionalized elderly in Japan
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Aichi, 466 8550, Japan
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 50:65-8. 2010
    ..03). Our findings showed that dental treatments increased the oral health-related QOL and the expression function in the ADL. Promoting dental care service at nursing facilities may be beneficial for maintaining the residents' QOL...
  10. doi request reprint Associations of plasma IL-8 levels with Helicobacter pylori seropositivity, gastric atrophy, and IL-8 T-251A genotypes
    M Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Epidemiol Infect 138:512-8. 2010
    ..016). Our findings suggested that circulating IL-8 levels were associated with H. pylori infection. The effect of H. pylori infection on plasma IL-8 levels was not clearly modified by the IL-8 T-251A polymorphism...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of a 4-year workplace-based physical activity intervention program on the blood lipid profiles of participating employees: the high-risk and population strategy for occupational health promotion (HIPOP-OHP) study
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 197:784-90. 2008
    ....
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint No association between AICDA 7888 C/T polymorphism, Helicobacter pylori seropositivity, and the risk of atrophic gastritis and gastric cancer in Japanese
    Asahi Hishida
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 13:43-9. 2010
    ..We investigated the association of the AICDA 7888 C/T polymorphism with H. pylori infection and the risk of gastric cancer and atrophic gastritis in Japanese subjects...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Significant association between PTPN11 polymorphism and gastric atrophy among Japanese Brazilians
    Sayo Kawai
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, 466 8550, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 9:277-83. 2006
    ..pylori-seropositive subjects. This study aimed to examine the reproducibility of the association among Japanese residing in a different circumstance...
  16. doi request reprint Tooth loss and intakes of nutrients and foods: a nationwide survey of Japanese dentists
    Kenji Wakai
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:43-9. 2010
    ..To clarify the association of tooth loss with dietary intakes among dentists, for whom sufficient dental care is available...
  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. doi request reprint Significant association of RUNX3 T/A polymorphism at intron 3 (rs760805) with the risk of gastric atrophy in Helicobacter pylori seropositive Japanese
    Asahi Hishida
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 44:1165-71. 2009
    ..pylori seropositivity and gastric atrophy in Japanese people...
  19. doi request reprint Toll-like receptor 4 +3725 G/C polymorphism, Helicobacter pylori seropositivity, and the risk of gastric atrophy and gastric cancer in Japanese
    Asahi Hishida
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Helicobacter 14:47-53. 2009
    ..We investigated the associations of TLR4+3725 G/C polymorphism, another functional polymorphism of TLR4, with risk of gastric cancer and gastric atrophy in Japanese...
  20. 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...
  21. pmc Associations of a PTPN11 G/A polymorphism at intron 3 with Helicobactor pylori seropositivity, gastric atrophy and gastric cancer in Japanese
    Asahi Hishida
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:51. 2009
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Smoking and serum CA19-9 levels according to Lewis and secretor genotypes
    Sayo Kawai
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Int J Cancer 123:2880-4. 2008
    ..When hemoglobin A1c was further adjusted, the association became stronger (p = 0.0027). In addition to polymorphic variations, some components of cigarette smoke may influence the production or destruction of CA19-9...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Associations between a PTPN11 polymorphism and gastric atrophy--opposite in Uzbekistan to that in Japan
    Nobuyuki Hamajima
    Department of Preventive Medicine Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, 466 8550 Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 9:217-20. 2008
    ..18 (95% confidence interval, 0.04-0.86) for intron 3 GG genotype relative to AA genotype. Since the finding was opposite to that among Japanese, the H. pylori strains and/or lifestyle in Uzbekistan might modify the association...
  25. pmc Grb2-associated binder 1 polymorphism was associated with the risk of Helicobactor pylori infection and gastric atrophy
    Yasuyuki Goto
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Int J Med Sci 4:1-6. 2007
    ..pylori seropositive subjects...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Significant association between methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase 677T allele and hyperuricemia among adult Japanese subjects
    Simon Itou
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Aichi Cancer Center Hospital, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Nutr Res 29:710-5. 2009
    ..This new view may partly explain the inconsistent results on the association of the MTHFR polymorphism with SUA...
  30. doi request reprint No associations of Toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2) -196 to -174del polymorphism with the risk of Helicobacter pylori seropositivity, gastric atrophy, and gastric cancer in Japanese
    Asahi Hishida
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Showa Ku, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 13:251-7. 2010
    ..This study aimed to confirm the associations of the polymorphism with the risk of gastric cancer, as well as Helicobacter pylori seropositivity and the risk of gastric atrophy in Japanese...
  31. ncbi request reprint Serum folate and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T polymorphism adjusted for folate intake
    Kazuko Nishio
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    J Epidemiol 18:125-31. 2008
    ..Since studies considering folate intake are limited, we examined the association between folate intake and serum folate levels, according to the genotype...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Association between decreased kidney function and endotoxin receptor CD14 C-159T polymorphism among Japanese health check-up examinees
    Rieko Okada
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Ren Fail 29:967-72. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to determine whether this polymorphism is associated with decreased kidney function...
  34. 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...
  35. doi request reprint Combined effect of miR-146a rs2910164 G/C polymorphism and Toll-like receptor 4 +3725 G/C polymorphism on the risk of severe gastric atrophy in Japanese
    Asahi Hishida
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, 466 8550, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 56:1131-7. 2011
    ..A G/C polymorphism in miRNA-146a (rs2910164) was shown to be associated with the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma...
  36. pmc No associations of Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric atrophy with plasma total homocysteine in Japanese
    Simon Itou
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, 466 8550 Japan
    Int J Med Sci 4:98-104. 2007
    ..pylori infection and subsequent gastric atrophy, indicating that even if H. pylori infection influences the risk of atherosclerosis, the influence may not be through the elevation of homocysteine...
  37. ncbi request reprint Smoking behavior and risk of helicobacter pylori infection, gastric atrophy and gastric cancer in Japanese
    Asahi Hishida
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine Nagoya, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:313-7. 2010
    ..This study revealed that smoking behavior contributed to the increased risk of gastric carcinogenesis from gastric atrophy, but had little influence on H. pylori infection or gastric atrophy development...
  38. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-8 T-251A polymorphism was associated with positive anti-p53 antibodies in Uzbekistan population
    Rieko Okada
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 71:151-6. 2009
    ..Further studies are warranted to clarify whether those with this genotype carrier are susceptible to malignant diseases...
  39. pmc 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint No association between Helicobacter pylori seropositivity and ornithine decarboxylase (ODC) A317G polymorphism, and no modification by NAD(P)H:qinone oxidoreductase 1 (NQO1) C609T
    Yasuyuki Goto
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 69:17-22. 2007
    ..pylori infection. The higher frequency of the ODC 317A allele in the Japanese population than that in the Caucasian population is firstly reported. The genetic traits through the ODC-polyamine pathway will be further investigated...
  41. ncbi request reprint Controls for monitoring the deterioration of stored blood samples in the Japan Multi-Institutional Collaborative Cohort Study (J-MICC Study)
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 70:107-15. 2008
    ..The resulting findings will produce valuable information on the stability of the molecules, not only for the J-MICC Study, but also for other cohort studies...
  42. 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...
  43. 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
    ....
  44. 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...
  45. pmc Serum uric acid distribution according to SLC22A12 W258X genotype in a cross-sectional study of a general Japanese population
    Nobuyuki Hamajima
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    BMC Med Genet 12:33. 2011
    ..This study examined serum uric acid (SUA) distribution according to SLC22A12 W258X genotype in a general Japanese population...
  46. ncbi request reprint Smoking behavior and risk of Helicobacter pylori infection, gastric atrophy and gastric cancer in Japanese
    Asahi Hishida
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:669-73. 2010
    ..This study revealed that smoking behavior contributed to the increased risk of gastric carcinogenesis from gastric atrophy, and had little influence on H. pylori infection or gastric atrophy development...
  47. 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint Modification of the effect of smoking on cholesterol in Japanese carriers of a PTPN11 polymorphism
    Rieko Okada
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Mol Med Report 1:595-8. 2008
    ..039; HDL-C, p=0.020). These data suggest that cigarette smoking might alter the metabolism of cholesterol in Japanese PTPN11 AA genotype carriers...
  49. doi request reprint MTHFR, MTR and MTRR polymorphisms and risk of chronic kidney disease in Japanese: cross-sectional data from the J-MICC Study
    Asahi Hishida
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, 466 8550, Japan
    Int Urol Nephrol 45:1613-20. 2013
    ..To clarify the associations of MTHFR, MTR, and MTRR polymorphisms with the risk of CKD in Japanese, we examined this association among Japanese subjects using cross-sectional data...
  50. pmc eNOS genotype modifies the effect of leisure-time physical activity on serum triglyceride levels in a Japanese population
    Takahiro Higashibata
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, 466 8550, Japan
    Lipids Health Dis 11:150. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine possible associations of the NOS3 T-786C polymorphism (rs2070744) with serum lipid levels on the basis of lifestyle factors for tailoring prevention of dyslipidemia...
  51. 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
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Gene variants in PPARD and PPARGC1A are associated with timing of natural menopause in the general Japanese population
    Hirokazu Uemura
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    Maturitas 71:369-75. 2012
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Inducible nitric oxide synthase polymorphism is associated with the increased risk of differentiated gastric cancer in a Japanese population
    Yasuyuki Goto
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumaicho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 12:6361-5. 2006
    ..To examine the association of inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) C150T polymorphism with gastric cancer, as well as with gastric atrophy and H pylori seropositivity...
  54. 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...
  55. pmc Longitudinal Evaluation of Multi-phasic, Odontological and Nutritional Associations in Dentists (LEMONADE Study): study design and profile of nationwide cohort participants at baseline
    Kenji Wakai
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    J Epidemiol 19:72-80. 2009
    ..Herein, we describe the study design and the profile of the participants at baseline...
  56. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation after genotype notification: pilot studies of smokers employed by a municipal government and those on Nagoya University medical campus
    Mayuko Kano
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 69:149-56. 2007
    ..Although the genotype notification in TC improved their stage of readiness to quit smoking, additional skills or tools in support of the notification are needed to achieve a higher cessation rate...
  57. doi request reprint Matrix metalloproteinase-9 gene polymorphisms and chronic kidney disease
    Rieko Okada
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Am J Nephrol 36:444-50. 2012
    ..MMPs degrade extracellular matrix proteins in the glomerulus, and play important roles in kidney disease progression...
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. doi request reprint Association of calcium urolithiasis with urokinase P141L and 3'-UTR C>T polymorphisms in a Japanese population
    Shoichi Hagikura
    Department of Urology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Aichi, 466 8550, Japan
    Urolithiasis 41:47-52. 2013
    ..028). P141L and 3'-UTR polymorphisms of the urokinase gene are not associated with urolithiasis in a Japanese population...
  61. ncbi request reprint A pilot study on inducement of smoking cessation by a simple 5A (asking, advice, assess, assist, and arrange) approach at outpatient clinics
    Kosuke Takahashi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:131-5. 2006
    ..The findings may indicate that this simple practice at clinics is useful for smoking cessation strategy, although randomized trials are now required...
  62. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPYD) Cys29Arg and risk of six malignancies in Japanese
    Daisuke Tanaka
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 67:117-24. 2005
    ..52 (0.71-3.28) and 0.31 (0.71-1.34), respectively. Although prevalent cases were used, this study suggested that the influence of DPYD T85C posed only a limited risk for the six malignancies...
  63. ncbi request reprint Genetic factors involved in the development of Helicobacter pylori-related gastric cancer
    Nobuyuki Hamajima
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Cancer Sci 97:1129-38. 2006
    ..pylori-related. In order to elucidate the genetic traits of H. pylori-related gastric cancer, stepwise evaluation will be required...
  64. ncbi request reprint Possible interactions of the endothelial constitutive nitric oxide synthase genotype with alcohol drinking and walking time for high serum uric acid levels among Japanese
    Kazuko Nishio
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Metabolism 54:1302-8. 2005
    ..These findings would be informative for men with high SUA levels...
  65. 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...
  66. ncbi request reprint No association of an SDHC gene polymorphism with gastric cancer
    Yasuyuki Goto
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Descision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466 8550 Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:525-8. 2006
    ..Although the polymorphism at the 3'-untranslated region could be hypothesized to be functional, this study did not demonstrate any significant association of the SDHC gene polymorphism with gastric atrophy and cancer...
  67. ncbi request reprint Marital status and cardiovascular risk factors among middle-aged Japanese male workers: the High-risk and Population Strategy for Occupational Health Promotion (HIPOP-OHP) study
    Yuko Kamon
    Department of Health Science, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta, Otsu City, Japan
    J Occup Health 50:348-56. 2008
    ..Since men who have never married might be at higher risk for CVD, effort should be made to educate this population about decreasing lifestyle-related risk factors...
  68. ncbi request reprint Patient feedback as a motivating force to quit smoking
    Takashi Hanioka
    Department of Preventive and Public Health Dentistry, Fukuoka Dental College, Fukuoka, Japan
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:310-7. 2007
    ..The effectiveness of a brief intervention by dental professionals utilizing feedback of oral symptoms and dental treatments specifically relevant to smoking was examined in terms of it being a motivating factor to quit smoking...
  69. doi request reprint A prospective study of passive smoking and risk of diabetes in a cohort of workers: the High-Risk and Population Strategy for Occupational Health Promotion (HIPOP-OHP) study
    Yasuaki Hayashino
    Department of Epidemiology and Healthcare Research, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Konoe cho, Yoshida, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Diabetes Care 31:732-4. 2008
    ..We investigated the impact of active smoking and exposure to passive smoke on the risk of developing diabetes...
  70. ncbi request reprint What expectations do young Japanese epidemiologists have for the future of epidemiology? A questionnaire survey of members of the young epidemiologists society for discussing the future of epidemiology
    Gen Kobashi
    J Epidemiol 14:69-71. 2004
  71. pmc Quality of life assessment and reporting in randomized controlled trials: a study of literature published from Japan
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Konoe cho, Yoshida, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:31. 2004
    ..In this study, we bibliographically analyze the reporting of randomized controlled trials (RCT) conducted in Japan that used a QOL instrument...
  72. ncbi request reprint Creating a brochure to promote understanding of epidemiologic research
    Mariko Naito
    J Epidemiol 14:174-6. 2004
  73. ncbi request reprint Novel stationary-phase-upregulated protein of Porphyromonas gingivalis influences production of superoxide dismutase, thiol peroxidase and thioredoxin
    Yuichiro Kikuchi
    Division of Microbiology and Oral Infection, Department of Developmental and Reconstructive Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8588, Japan
    Microbiology 151:841-53. 2005
    ..In addition, the ustA mutation suppressed hypersensitivities of the oxyR mutant to diamide, metronidazole and mitomycin C. These results suggest that UstA may play a significant role in oxidative stress responses in the bacterium...
  74. ncbi request reprint Gingipains inactivate a cell surface ligand on Porphyromonas gingivalis that induces TLR2-and TLR4-independent signaling
    Mami Kishimoto
    Division of Periodontology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 50:315-25. 2006
    ..The inactivation of the components would be helpful for P. gingivalis to escape from the innate immune system...
  75. ncbi request reprint Porphyromonas gingivalis-induced platelet aggregation in plasma depends on Hgp44 adhesin but not Rgp proteinase
    Mariko Naito
    Division of Microbiology and Oral Infection, Department of Developmental and Reconstructive Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Mol Microbiol 59:152-67. 2006
    ..gingivalis-induced platelet aggregation in PRP. These results reveal a novel mechanism of platelet aggregation by P. gingivalis...
  76. ncbi request reprint Young epidemiologists' attitude towards personal data protection
    Gen Kobashi
    J Epidemiol 16:90-2. 2006
  77. ncbi request reprint Infection-induced up-regulation of the costimulatory molecule 4-1BB in osteoblastic cells and its inhibitory effect on M-CSF/RANKL-induced in vitro osteoclastogenesis
    Kan Saito
    Department of Developmental and Reconstructive Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8588, Japan
    J Biol Chem 279:13555-63. 2004
    ..r4-1BB also abolished RANKL-mediated induction of nuclear factor of activated T cells-2. This study may elucidate a novel role of 4-1BB in cell metabolism, especially osteoclastogenesis...
  78. ncbi request reprint Superoxide dismutase-encoding gene of the obligate anaerobe Porphyromonas gingivalis is regulated by the redox-sensing transcription activator OxyR
    Naoya Ohara
    Division of Microbiology and Oral Infection, Department of Developmental and Reconstructive Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki 852 8588, Japan
    Microbiology 152:955-66. 2006
    ..A DNA fragment including the B. fragilis sod promoter region could bind the P. gingivalis OxyR protein; however, a putative OxyR binding sequence within the DNA fragment was 14 bases distant from a putative -35 box of its promoter...
  79. ncbi request reprint Two new criteria of the metabolic syndrome: prevalence and the association with brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity in Japanese male workers
    Koichi Miyaki
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Occup Health 48:134-40. 2006
    ..Further studies are expected using these new criteria...