K Tamakoshi

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Affiliation: Nagoya University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A prospective study on the possible association between having children and colon cancer risk: findings from the JACC Study
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Cancer Sci 95:243-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Leptin is associated with an increased female colorectal cancer risk: a nested case-control study in Japan
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Oncology 68:454-61. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome is associated with elevated circulating C-reactive protein in healthy reference range, a systemic low-grade inflammatory state
    K Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:443-9. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and adult hypertension: cross-sectional study in a Japanese workplace population
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Circ J 70:262-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Low birth weight is associated with reduced adiponectin concentration in adult
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 16:669-74. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The transition to menopause reinforces adiponectin production and its contribution to improvement of insulin-resistant state
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 66:65-71. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The accuracy of long-term recall of past body weight in Japanese adult men
    K Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:247-52. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint White blood cell count and risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in nationwide sample of Japanese--results from the NIPPON DATA90
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
    Circ J 71:479-85. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of body size and colon cancer mortality in Japan: The JACC Study
    K Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:551-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of menstrual and reproductive factors on breast cancer risk in Japan: results of the JACC study
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550
    Cancer Sci 96:57-62. 2005

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Publications73

  1. ncbi request reprint A prospective study on the possible association between having children and colon cancer risk: findings from the JACC Study
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Cancer Sci 95:243-7. 2004
    ..From these prospective data, having children may reduce risk of colon cancer among women, but not among men, suggesting that modifications of hormone profiles secondary to pregnancies may influence female colon cancer risk...
  2. ncbi request reprint Leptin is associated with an increased female colorectal cancer risk: a nested case-control study in Japan
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Oncology 68:454-61. 2005
    ..To elucidate whether leptin is involved in the etiology of female colorectal cancer...
  3. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome is associated with elevated circulating C-reactive protein in healthy reference range, a systemic low-grade inflammatory state
    K Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:443-9. 2003
    ..0 mg/dl) measured by high-sensitive CRP assay with the metabolic syndrome (MS)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and adult hypertension: cross-sectional study in a Japanese workplace population
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Circ J 70:262-7. 2006
    ..Low birth weight has been associated with adult hypertension in several Western populations. This association needs to be evaluated in Japanese people...
  5. ncbi request reprint Low birth weight is associated with reduced adiponectin concentration in adult
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 16:669-74. 2006
    ..Our aim is to examine whether low birth weight is associated with adiponectin concentration in adult...
  6. ncbi request reprint The transition to menopause reinforces adiponectin production and its contribution to improvement of insulin-resistant state
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 66:65-71. 2007
    ..To evaluate the influence of menopausal status on the serum adiponectin concentration and investigate whether the contribution of adiponectin to insulin resistance is modified by menopausal status...
  7. ncbi request reprint The accuracy of long-term recall of past body weight in Japanese adult men
    K Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:247-52. 2003
    ..To examine the influences of recall period, current body weight, weight gain and loss, and weight variability on the accuracy of long-term recall of past weight...
  8. ncbi request reprint White blood cell count and risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in nationwide sample of Japanese--results from the NIPPON DATA90
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
    Circ J 71:479-85. 2007
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  9. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of body size and colon cancer mortality in Japan: The JACC Study
    K Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:551-8. 2004
    ..To determine whether body size measurements are risk factors for colon cancer death among the Japanese...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of menstrual and reproductive factors on breast cancer risk in Japan: results of the JACC study
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550
    Cancer Sci 96:57-62. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Trends in the mortality (1950-1997) and incidence (1975-1993) of malignant ovarian neoplasm among Japanese women: analyses by age, time, and birth cohort
    K Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health, Nagoya University School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 83:64-71. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore epidemiological features of malignant ovarian neoplasm in Japan...
  12. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of reproductive and menstrual factors and colon cancer risk in Japanese women: findings from the JACC study
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Cancer Sci 95:602-7. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term body weight variability is associated with elevated C-reactive protein independent of current body mass index among Japanese men
    K Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1059-65. 2003
    ..To elucidate the effect of long-term weight variability on C-reactive protein (CRP) levels...
  14. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-reported height and weight in a Japanese workplace population
    K Wada
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1093-9. 2005
    ..To assess the validity of self-reported height and weight in a Japanese workplace population, and to examine factors associated with the validity of self-reported weight...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association between weight fluctuation and fasting insulin concentration in Japanese men
    H Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:478-83. 2003
    ..To investigate whether long-term weight fluctuation is associated with the fasting serum insulin concentration...
  16. ncbi request reprint Familial aggregation and coaggregation of history of hypertension and stroke
    T Kondo
    Department of Medical Technology, Nagoya University School of Health Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    J Hum Hypertens 19:119-25. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint Difference in the occurrence of cardiovascular events according to class of antihypertensive agent, based on a follow-up study of Japanese hypertension patients
    M Uchiyama
    Department of Public Health/Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Jpn Heart J 42:585-95. 2001
    ..The results suggest that the calcium antagonists used in Japan during the period of 1985-1990 constituted a potential risk for the occurrence of cardiovascular events...
  18. doi request reprint Body mass index and risk of stroke and myocardial infarction in a relatively lean population: meta-analysis of 16 Japanese cohorts using individual data
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:498-505. 2010
    ..The association of overweight/obesity with the incidence of cardiovascular diseases, especially stroke, has not been comprehensively examined in relatively lean populations in which stroke is more prevalent than coronary heart disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint Results of the Health Assessment Questionnaire for Japanese patients with systemic sclerosis--measuring functional impairment in systemic sclerosis versus other connective tissue diseases
    Y Morita
    Division of Connective Tissue Disease and Autoimmunity, Department of Dermatology of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:367-72. 2007
    ..To evaluate the physical functional impairment in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) using the Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) and to estimate the correlation of HAQ scores with the severity of SSc...
  20. pmc Individual and joint impact of family history and Helicobacter pylori infection on the risk of stomach cancer: a nested case-control study
    H Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Br J Cancer 91:929-34. 2004
    ..pylori infection together with the family history allow meaningful evaluation of risk beyond that provided by either factor alone...
  21. pmc Hyaluronidase activity in gynaecological cancer tissues with different metastatic forms
    K Tamakoshi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Japan
    Br J Cancer 75:1807-11. 1997
    ..Moreover, these results reflect the difference in metastatic forms and are suggestive of a strong relationship between hyaluronidase activity and invasion and metastasis of ovarian and endometrial cancers compared with cervical cancer...
  22. pmc Association of coffee consumption with serum adiponectin, leptin, inflammation and metabolic markers in Japanese workers: a cross-sectional study
    K Yamashita
    1 Department of Public Health and Health Systems, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan 2 Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Nutr Diabetes 2:e33. 2012
    ..We speculated that adipocytokines mainly explain the associations of coffee consumption with lipids and hs-CRP. Factors other than adipocytokines may explain the association between coffee consumption and liver function...
  23. ncbi request reprint Imbalance between neutral endopeptidase 24.11 and endothelin-1 expression in human endometrial carcinoma
    T Suzuki
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Oncology 60:258-67. 2001
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  24. ncbi request reprint Consumption of soy foods and the risk of breast cancer: findings from the Japan Collaborative Cohort (JACC) Study
    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
    Cancer Causes Control 18:801-8. 2007
    ..To examine whether soy foods really have protective effects against breast cancer and how their influence on breast cancer is modified according to menopausal status, we conducted a population-based, prospective cohort study in Japan...
  25. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term reliability of information on previous illness and family history as compared with that on smoking and drinking habits in questionnaire surveys
    Shankuan Zhu
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 12:120-5. 2002
    ..The reliability of a family history on cancer was slightly poorer than that of individual's previous cancer or other illnesses and that of smoking and drinking even for a short interval...
  26. ncbi request reprint Psychological factors and insomnia among male civil servants in Japan
    Chiyoe Murata
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, 1 20 1 Handayama, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka 431 3192, Japan
    Sleep Med 8:209-14. 2007
    ..This study aims at assessing the relative impact of psychological factors on insomnia among daytime workers...
  27. ncbi request reprint Psychological attitudes and risk of breast cancer in Japan: a prospective study
    Kenji Wakai
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, 1 1 Kanokoden, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, 464 8681, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 18:259-67. 2007
    ..To examine the association between psychological factors and the risk of breast cancer prospectively in a non-Western population...
  28. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer mortality and body mass index in a Japanese cohort: findings from the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study (JACC Study)
    Takaaki Kondo
    Department of Medical Technology, Nagoya University School of Health Sciences, 1 20 Daikominami 1 chome, Nagoya, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 18:229-34. 2007
    ..To determine the relationship of body mass index (BMI) and BMI changes during adulthood to lung cancer mortality in a large-sized Japanese cohort...
  29. ncbi request reprint Gender and age differences in lifestyle factors related to hypertension in middle-aged civil service employees
    Yoko Hori
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 13:38-47. 2003
    ..7 (1.5-4.9), whereas women aged 40-49 years and men of all age classes failed to show significant relationships. Salt intake was suggested to be a key factor for hypertension particularly for women after menopause...
  30. ncbi request reprint Perceived psychological stress and serum leptin concentrations in Japanese men
    Rei Otsuka
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1832-8. 2006
    ..To examine epidemiologically whether subjects with higher stress perception levels have higher leptin concentrations...
  31. ncbi request reprint A positive association between leptin and blood pressure of normal range in Japanese men
    Keiko Wada
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamic, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Hypertens Res 29:485-92. 2006
    ..It is also likely that leptin is a physiological mediator--or at least a marker--of some degree of DBP elevation in obesity...
  32. ncbi request reprint Factors related to frequency of engaging in outside activities among elderly persons living an independent life at home
    Miyuki Ishikawa
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 68:121-30. 2006
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  33. ncbi request reprint Eating fast leads to obesity: findings based on self-administered questionnaires among middle-aged Japanese men and women
    Rei Otsuka
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 16:117-24. 2006
    ..In this study, we cross-sectionally examined the association of the self-reported rate of eating with current Body Mass Index (BMI), and BMI-change from 20 years of age to the current age...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of acute coronary syndrome]
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 64:625-32. 2006
    ..Given that the prevalence of dyslipidemia, diabetes, and obesity has increased in Japan, we should endeavor to modify these risk factors, especially in the elderly...
  35. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber and risk of colorectal cancer in the Japan collaborative cohort study
    Kenji Wakai
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, 1 1 Kanokoden, Chikusa ku, Nagoya 464 8681, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:668-75. 2007
    ..The role of dietary fiber in the prevention of colorectal cancer seems to remain inconsistent, and further investigations in various populations are warranted. (..
  36. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin level and left ventricular hypertrophy in Japanese men
    Hirotsugu Mitsuhashi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Hypertension 49:1448-54. 2007
    ..Adiponectin concentration was inversely and independently associated with ECG-LVH in Japanese men...
  37. doi request reprint Low leptin but high insulin resistance of smokers in Japanese men
    Yo Hotta
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 81:358-64. 2008
    ..To investigate the association between smoking and leptin, and to discuss their influence on diabetes in a large-scale study of Japanese men...
  38. ncbi request reprint Association between low birth weight and elevated white blood cell count in adulthood within a Japanese population
    Keiko Wada
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Circ J 72:757-63. 2008
    ..However, the precise mechanism underlying the association remains poorly understood. We investigated the association between birth weight and adult white blood cell (WBC) count in a Japanese population...
  39. ncbi request reprint Active smoking, passive smoking, and breast cancer risk: findings from the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer Risk
    Yingsong Lin
    Department of Public Health, Aichi Medical University School of Medicine, Aichi, Japan
    J Epidemiol 18:77-83. 2008
    ..We examined the association between breast cancer incidence and active and passive smoking in the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer Risk...
  40. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for first acute myocardial infarction attack assessed by cardiovascular disease registry data in Aichi Prefecture
    Yoshinobu Kondo
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 69:139-47. 2007
    ..It was suggested that persons with disease histories should be carefully treated irrespective of the presence or absence of obesity...
  41. ncbi request reprint Eating fast leads to insulin resistance: findings in middle-aged Japanese men and women
    Rei Otsuka
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Aichi, Japan
    Prev Med 46:154-9. 2008
    ..To examine relationships between speed of eating and insulin resistance...
  42. ncbi request reprint Smoking status and adiponectin in healthy Japanese men and women
    Seiko Takefuji
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Prev Med 45:471-5. 2007
    ..We therefore investigated the association between cigarette smoking and adiponectin concentration in a large sample of Japanese men and women...
  43. ncbi request reprint Family history and the risk of stomach cancer death in Japan: differences by age and gender
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Int J Cancer 97:688-94. 2002
    ..Any preventive strategy should take into account the degree of individual susceptibility...
  44. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of insulin-like growth factor I, II, and binding protein 3, transforming growth factor beta-1, soluble fas ligand and superoxide dismutase activity in stomach cancer cases and their controls in the JACC Study
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S120-5. 2005
    ..New biomarkers of the disease that may contribute to establish the potential screening strategy would be of value for the early detection of individuals at high risk of the disease...
  45. ncbi request reprint High-sensitivity C-reactive protein is quite low in Japanese men at high coronary risk
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsusumai, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Circ J 71:820-5. 2007
    ..Although numerous studies have demonstrated a positive association of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP) with the incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD), little information exists regarding this issue in Japanese...
  46. ncbi request reprint Further inflammatory information on metabolic syndrome by adiponectin evaluation
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 124:339-44. 2008
    ..Despite a close association of adiponectin with metabolic syndrome (MetS), its usefulness as an additional MetS factor has not been well investigated...
  47. ncbi request reprint U-shaped association between white blood cell count and fasting plasma glucose level
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Diabetes Care 26:950. 2003
  48. ncbi request reprint Plasma fibrinogen levels and cardiovascular risk factors in Japanese schoolchildren
    Chie Fujii
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 16:64-70. 2006
    ..The present study aimed to clarify the association between plasma fibrinogen levels and cardiovascular risk factors in Japanese children...
  49. ncbi request reprint Association between parental histories of hypertension, diabetes and dyslipidemia and the clustering of these disorders in offspring
    Keiko Wada
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Prev Med 42:358-63. 2006
    ..Familial aggregation of hypertension, diabetes and dyslipidemia has been well reported. However, only a few studies have assessed to what extent parental histories were involved in the clustering of these diseases...
  50. ncbi request reprint Smoking and colorectal cancer in a non-Western population: a prospective cohort study in Japan
    Kenji Wakai
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, Nagoya 464 8681, Japan
    J Epidemiol 13:323-32. 2003
    ..The risk of colorectal cancer in relation to smoking habits has been examined mostly in Caucasians, and evidence for other ethnic groups is still scarce...
  51. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk in Japanese women
    Yingsong Lin
    Department of Public Health, Aichi Medical University School of Medicine, Aichi, Japan
    Int J Cancer 116:779-83. 2005
    ..Our cohort study demonstrated that Japanese women who consume at least a moderate amount of alcohol have an increased risk of breast cancer...
  52. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and the risk of ovarian cancer in the Japanese population: findings from the Japanese Collaborate Cohort study
    Yoshimitsu Niwa
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 31:144-51. 2005
    ..Here we investigated this relation using data from the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer Risk, initiated in 1988...
  53. ncbi request reprint Serum carotenoids, retinol, and tocopherols, and colorectal cancer risk in a Japanese cohort: effect modification by sex for carotenoids
    Kenji Wakai
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Institute, Nagoya 464 8681, Japan
    Nutr Cancer 51:13-24. 2005
    ..010) and 0.29 (0.07-1.17; trend P = 0.098), respectively. The effects of some carotenoids on colorectal cancer risk may be modified by sex or by factors associated with sex, including smoking and drinking habits...
  54. ncbi request reprint Association between serum leptin concentration and white blood cell count in middle-aged Japanese men and women
    Tomoko Mabuchi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 21:441-7. 2005
    ..Leptin's hematopoietic or proinflammatory role has been experimentally reported. We investigated whether serum leptin concentrations are associated with white blood cell (WBC) counts in humans...
  55. ncbi request reprint Serum phospholipid transfer protein mass as a possible protective factor for coronary heart diseases
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Circ J 68:11-6. 2004
    ..The phospholipid transfer activity of PLTP has been associated with various patho-physiological conditions; however, little information is available concerning the relationship between PLTP mass and disease...
  56. ncbi request reprint Effects of postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy on HbA(1c) levels
    Mayumi Okada
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Diabetes Care 26:1088-92. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the effects of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on HbA(1c) levels in Japanese postmenopausal women and to determine whether the effects varied with age...
  57. ncbi request reprint Long-term body weight fluctuation is associated with metabolic syndrome independent of current body mass index among Japanese men
    Huiming Zhang
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Circ J 69:13-8. 2005
    ..In the present study the association between long-term weight fluctuation and the development of metabolic syndrome (MS), a potent CVD risk factor, was investigated...
  58. ncbi request reprint Diet and colorectal cancer mortality: results from the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho, Nagoya, Japan
    Nutr Cancer 50:23-32. 2004
    ..Further investigation is therefore necessary to confirm the association between diet and colorectal cancer, especially by subsites and gender...
  59. ncbi request reprint Serum oxidized low-density lipoprotein levels and risk of colorectal cancer: a case-control study nested in the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Koji Suzuki
    Department of Public Health, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, 1 98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake cho, Toyoake, Aichi 470 1192, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1781-7. 2004
    ..045). Analyses restricted to colon cancer cases and corresponding controls yielded similar relationships between serum oxLDL and oLAB levels and risk. In conclusion, higher levels of serum oxLDL may increase risk of colorectal cancer...
  60. ncbi request reprint [Gender difference of sudden death]
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 63:1284-8. 2005
    ..The proportion of OCD cases with histories of diseases related to atherosclerosis (e.g. hypertension, diabetes, etc) increased with age in both sexes, accounting for 38.5% in male and 36.4% in female aged 75 years old or over...
  61. ncbi request reprint Relationship between obesity and serum markers of oxidative stress and inflammation in Japanese
    Koji Suzuki
    Department of Public Health, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi 470 1192, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 4:259-66. 2003
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Lack of an association between serum level of transforming growth factor beta -1 and stomach cancer risk in the JACC study
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Aichi 466 8550, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:170-6. 2005
    ..In conclusion, serum TGFbeta1 levels were not associated with increased risks of subsequent stomach cancer.gene A52C polymorphism related to the metabolism of long-chain fatty acids and oxidized LDL in the etiology of colorectal cancer...
  63. ncbi request reprint Perceived psychologic stress and colorectal cancer mortality: findings from the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 1 Kawasumi, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Psychosom Med 67:72-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this research was to examine the relationship between perceived psychologic stress and colorectal cancer mortality in a prospective large-scale study...
  64. ncbi request reprint Comparison of circulating adiponectin and proinflammatory markers regarding their association with metabolic syndrome in Japanese men
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:871-6. 2006
    ..Anti-inflammatory and proinflammatory molecules purportedly play an important role in developing metabolic syndrome (MetS). However, little is known as to the relative importance of these molecules in the association with MetS...
  65. ncbi request reprint Inverse association between adiponectin and C-reactive protein in substantially healthy Japanese men
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 188:184-9. 2006
    ..This study investigated the association between adiponectin and CRP among substantially healthy subjects...
  66. ncbi request reprint Relationship between body mass index and the risk of ovarian cancer in the Japanese population: findings from the Japanese Collaborate Cohort (JACC) study
    Yoshimitsu Niwa
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 31:452-8. 2005
    ..Here we investigated this relation using data from the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for the Evaluation of Cancer Risk, which was initiated in 1988...
  67. ncbi request reprint Dietary intakes of fat and fatty acids and risk of breast cancer: a prospective study in Japan
    Kenji Wakai
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, 1 1 Kanokoden, Nagoya 464 8681, Japan
    Cancer Sci 96:590-9. 2005
    ..05-4.13). This prospective study did not support any increase in the risk of breast cancer associated with total or saturated fat intake, but it suggested the protective effects of the long-chain n-3 fatty acids that are abundant in fish...
  68. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer and serum C-reactive protein levels: a case-control study nested in the JACC Study
    Yoshinori Ito
    Department of Public Health, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake City, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S185-9. 2005
    ..We investigated whether serum levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a biomarker of inflammation, are associated with colorectal cancer, using serum samples collected in the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study (JACC Study)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Glucose intolerance and colorectal cancer risk in a nested case-control study among Japanese People
    Kotaro Ozasa
    Department of Epidemiology for Community Health and Medicine, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine Graduate School of Medical Science, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S180-4. 2005
    ..Glucose intolerance may increase the risk of developing colorectal cancer...
  70. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and colorectal cancer risk: findings from the JACC Study
    Kenji Wakai
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, Nagoya, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S173-9. 2005
    ..Because alcohol drinking is a potential risk factor for colorectal cancer, the trend in alcohol consumption in Japan may partly explain the increase in incidence and mortality rates of this malignancy until 1990-1995...
  71. ncbi request reprint Medical history of circulatory diseases and colorectal cancer death in the JACC Study
    Yoshiyuki Watanabe
    Department of Epidemiology for Community Health and Medicine, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine Graduate School of Medical Science, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S168-72. 2005
    ..Host factors expressed by individual past medical history of hypertension, stroke, and myocardial infarction may have a relationship with colorectal cancer...
  72. ncbi request reprint Aggregation of stomach cancer history in parents and offspring in comparison with other sites
    Takaaki Kondo
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Int J Epidemiol 32:579-83. 2003
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the magnitude of the aggregation of a stomach cancer history in parents and their offspring in comparison with that of a history at other sites...
  73. ncbi request reprint Association of white blood cell count and clustered components of metabolic syndrome in Japanese men
    Nobue Nagasawa
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Saitama, Japan
    Circ J 68:892-7. 2004
    ..The role of inflammation in the genesis of cardiovascular disease has attracted attention and in the present study the association among metabolic syndrome (MS), white blood cell (WBC) count, and insulin concentration was investigated...