Tetsuji Yokoyama

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Affiliation: National Institute of Public Health
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc The G-protein beta3 subunit 825 TT genotype is associated with epigastric pain syndrome-like dyspepsia
    Tadayuki Oshima
    Divisions of Upper Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, 663 8501, Japan
    BMC Med Genet 11:13. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological evidence that acetaldehyde plays a significant role in the development of decreased serum folate concentration and elevated mean corpuscular volume in alcohol drinkers
    Tetsuji Yokoyama
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, Saitama, Japan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:622-30. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Health risk appraisal models for mass screening of esophageal cancer in Japanese men
    Tetsuji Yokoyama
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, Wako, Saitama 351 0197, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2846-54. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcohol flushing, alcohol and aldehyde dehydrogenase genotypes, and risk for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in Japanese men
    Tetsuji Yokoyama
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, Saitama, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1227-33. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Do the ethanol metabolizing enzymes modify the relationship between alcohol consumption and blood pressure?
    Kyoko Saito
    Department of Epidemiology, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hypertens 21:1097-105. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Associations between higher-level competence and general intelligence in community-dwelling older adults
    Shingo Moriya
    Department of Health Promotion, National Institute of Public Health, Saitama, Japan
    Aging Ment Health 17:242-9. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint How can the national burden of Parkinson's disease comorbidity and mortality be estimated for the Japanese population?
    Yuriko Doi
    Department of Education and Training Technology, National Institute of Public Health, Wako, Saitama, Japan
    J Epidemiol 21:211-6. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease mortality in Japan, 1979-2004: analysis of national death certificate data
    Yuriko Doi
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health, Saitama, Japan
    J Epidemiol 17:133-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Increase in low-birth-weight infants in Japan and associated risk factors, 1980-2000
    Hidemi Takimoto
    Department of Health Promotion and Research, Section of Maternal and Child Health, National Institute of Public Health, Saitama, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 31:314-22. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint [Health care resources and mortality as assessed by "the empirical Bayes estimate of standardized mortality ratio": results for municipalities in Japan]
    Koichi Otsubo
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 56:101-10. 2009

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  1. pmc The G-protein beta3 subunit 825 TT genotype is associated with epigastric pain syndrome-like dyspepsia
    Tadayuki Oshima
    Divisions of Upper Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, 663 8501, Japan
    BMC Med Genet 11:13. 2010
    ..In the present study we clarified the association between GNB3 gene polymorphism and dyspepsia in a large population of Japanese subjects who visited a hospital for annual health check-up...
  2. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological evidence that acetaldehyde plays a significant role in the development of decreased serum folate concentration and elevated mean corpuscular volume in alcohol drinkers
    Tetsuji Yokoyama
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, Saitama, Japan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:622-30. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present study was to clarify further this relationship by examining the status of folate and vitamin B12...
  3. doi request reprint Health risk appraisal models for mass screening of esophageal cancer in Japanese men
    Tetsuji Yokoyama
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, Wako, Saitama 351 0197, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2846-54. 2008
    ..Inactive aldehyde dehydrogenase-2 (ALDH2) is a very strong risk factor for esophageal SCC in alcohol drinkers and thus may be suitable as a screening tool...
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcohol flushing, alcohol and aldehyde dehydrogenase genotypes, and risk for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in Japanese men
    Tetsuji Yokoyama
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, Saitama, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1227-33. 2003
    ..12, and 15.61, respectively), even after adjustment for age, smoking, and diet. The flushing questionnaire may be used in large-scale epidemiological studies as a surrogate marker of ALDH2 genotype to predict individual cancer risk...
  5. ncbi request reprint Do the ethanol metabolizing enzymes modify the relationship between alcohol consumption and blood pressure?
    Kyoko Saito
    Department of Epidemiology, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hypertens 21:1097-105. 2003
    ..We examined the potential modulatory effects of ADH2 and ALDH2 genotypes on the alcohol-BP relationship in a cross-sectional sample of a Japanese rural community...
  6. doi request reprint Associations between higher-level competence and general intelligence in community-dwelling older adults
    Shingo Moriya
    Department of Health Promotion, National Institute of Public Health, Saitama, Japan
    Aging Ment Health 17:242-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to elucidate associations between general intelligence and higher-level competence in elderly individuals without dementia...
  7. ncbi request reprint How can the national burden of Parkinson's disease comorbidity and mortality be estimated for the Japanese population?
    Yuriko Doi
    Department of Education and Training Technology, National Institute of Public Health, Wako, Saitama, Japan
    J Epidemiol 21:211-6. 2011
    ..This is the first study to examine comorbid diseases of PD decedents and extrapolate PD death rates from multiple-cause coding mortality data for the total population of Japan...
  8. ncbi request reprint Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease mortality in Japan, 1979-2004: analysis of national death certificate data
    Yuriko Doi
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health, Saitama, Japan
    J Epidemiol 17:133-9. 2007
    ..Trend of the mortality rate of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) in Japan is still unclear. This study aimed to estimate annual crude mortality rates due to CJD and examine the CJD mortality trend in Japan during the period of 1979-2004...
  9. ncbi request reprint Increase in low-birth-weight infants in Japan and associated risk factors, 1980-2000
    Hidemi Takimoto
    Department of Health Promotion and Research, Section of Maternal and Child Health, National Institute of Public Health, Saitama, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 31:314-22. 2005
    ..To investigate possible factors related to the recent rise in prevalence of low-birth-weight (LBW) infants in Japan...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Health care resources and mortality as assessed by "the empirical Bayes estimate of standardized mortality ratio": results for municipalities in Japan]
    Koichi Otsubo
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 56:101-10. 2009
    ..The objective of the present study was to use the EBSMR to clarify the relationships between health care resources and mortalities in 3,360 municipalities in Japan...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Health care resources and mortality as assessed by the "empirical Bayes estimate of standardized mortality ratio": results for Fukuoka Prefecture]
    Koichi Otsubo
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 51:347-56. 2004
    ..The objective of the present study was to use the EBSMR to clarify the relationships between health care resources and mortalities in 109 communities in Fukuoka Prefecture...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gly395Arg polymorphism of PPARalpha gene was not detected in Japanese population of 729 individuals
    Yasutomi Kamei
    National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 52:75-8. 2006
    ..These data suggest that there is racial variability in the frequencies of PPARalpha gene polymorphisms...
  13. ncbi request reprint Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and aldehyde dehydrogenase-2 genotypes in Japanese females
    Akira Yokoyama
    National Hospital Organization Kurihama Alcoholism Center, Kanagawa, Japan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:491-500. 2006
    ..Inactive heterozygous ALDH2 enhances the risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in Japanese male drinkers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene (C677T MTHFR) is not a confounding factor of the relationship between serum uric acid level and the prevalence of hypertension in Japanese men
    Htay Lwin
    Division of Health and Nutrition Monitoring, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 70:83-7. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether the C677T MTHFR mutation genotype (VV) is independently associated with the prevalence of hypertension or blood pressure (BP), and examined any interaction of MTHFR and UA with BP...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract in cancer-free alcoholic Japanese men: an endoscopic follow-up study
    Akira Yokoyama
    National Hospital Organization Kurihama Alcoholism Center, 5 3 1 Nobi, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 239 0841, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2209-15. 2006
    ..09-0.85) in those with body mass index >or= 23.2 (highest quartile) compared with those with body mass index < 19.0 (lowest quartile). These predictors are useful for selecting appropriately patients for careful follow-up examinations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mean corpuscular volume, alcohol flushing, and the predicted risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus in cancer-free Japanese men
    Akira Yokoyama
    National Hospital Organization Kurihama Alcoholism Center, 5 3 1 Nobi, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1877-83. 2005
    ..We examined whether this was also true in the Japanese general population...
  17. ncbi request reprint p53 Protein accumulation, cancer multiplicity, and aldehyde dehydrogenase-2 genotype in Japanese alcoholic men with early esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Akira Yokoyama
    National Hospital Organization Kurihama Alcoholism Center, 5 3 1 Nobi, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 239 0841, Japan
    Cancer Lett 247:243-52. 2007
    ..22) among the risk factors investigated, which also included smoking, less-active alcohol dehydrogenase-1B, and macrocytosis, enhancing the validity of the link between acetaldehyde exposure and cancer multiplicity...
  18. ncbi request reprint Smoking, drinking, sleeping habits, and other lifestyle factors and the risk of systemic lupus erythematosus in Japanese females: findings from the KYSS study
    Masakazu Washio
    Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 16:143-50. 2006
    ..However, in Hokkaido, this association between smoking and SLE did not reach statistical significance after adjusting for alcohol drinking. The present study suggests that smoking may increase the risk of SLE among Japanese females...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate and vitamins B12, B6, and B2 intake and the risk of postpartum depression in Japan: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Affect Disord 96:133-8. 2006
    ..This prospective study examined the relationship of dietary consumption of folate and B vitamins during pregnancy with the risk of postpartum depression...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sarcoidosis and NOD1 variation with impaired recognition of intracellular Propionibacterium acnes
    Tsuyoshi Tanabe
    Age Dimension Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba 305 8566, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1762:794-801. 2006
    ..acnes. The results indicate that impaired recognition of intracellular P. acnes through NOD1 affects the susceptibility to sarcoidosis in the Japanese population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms of alcohol and aldehyde dehydrogenases, and drinking, smoking and diet in Japanese men with oral and pharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma
    Takahiro Asakage
    Department of Otorlaryngology, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Carcinogenesis 28:865-74. 2007
    ..Educating these risks for cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract could be a useful new strategic approach to the prevention of these cancers in Japanese...
  22. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori, chronic atrophic gastritis, inactive aldehyde dehydrogenase-2, macrocytosis and multiple upper aerodigestive tract cancers and the risk for gastric cancer in alcoholic Japanese men
    Akira Yokoyama
    National Hospital Organization Kurihama Alcoholism Center, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:210-7. 2007
    ..Whether alcoholism affects Helicobacter pylori-induced chronic atrophic gastritis (CAG) is unknown...
  23. doi request reprint Risk of metachronous squamous cell carcinoma in the upper aerodigestive tract of Japanese alcoholic men with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a long-term endoscopic follow-up study
    Akira Yokoyama
    National Hospital Organization Kurihama Alcoholism Center, 5 3 1 Nobi, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 239 0841, Japan
    Cancer Sci 99:1164-71. 2008
    ..09 [1.41-6.78] and 3.25 [1.41-7.47], respectively). ALDH2*1/*2 and multiple synchronous intraesophageal SCC were found to be predictors of metachronous SCC in the UADT in this population...
  24. ncbi request reprint Contribution of the alcohol dehydrogenase-1B genotype and oral microorganisms to high salivary acetaldehyde concentrations in Japanese alcoholic men
    Akira Yokoyama
    National Hospital Organization Kurihama Alcoholism Center, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 239 0841, Japan
    Int J Cancer 121:1047-54. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Nutritional status and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Japan
    Kazushi Okamoto
    Department of Public Health, Aichi Prefectural College of Nursing and Health, Nagoya, Japan
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 8:300-4. 2007
    ..58 (95%CI 0.40-0.96) for polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs). Our findings suggest that high intakes of carbohydrate and low intakes of fat and some kinds of fatty acids may, when combined, increased the risk of ALS...
  26. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of medical history and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    Respirology 10:504-9. 2005
    ..A relationship between a history of selected disorders and the risk of IPF was assessed in a multicentre hospital-based case-control study in Japan...
  27. ncbi request reprint Esophageal melanosis, an endoscopic finding associated with squamous cell neoplasms of the upper aerodigestive tract, and inactive aldehyde dehydrogenase-2 in alcoholic Japanese men
    Akira Yokoyama
    National Hospital Organization Kurihama Alcoholism Center, 5 3 1 Nobi, Yokosuka, 239 0841, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 40:676-84. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the associations of esophageal melanosis with these neoplasms, and the factors contributing to the development of esophageal melanosis in this population...
  28. ncbi request reprint Hangover susceptibility in relation to aldehyde dehydrogenase-2 genotype, alcohol flushing, and mean corpuscular volume in Japanese workers
    Masako Yokoyama
    Mitsukoshi Health and Welfare Foundation, Tokyo, Japan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1165-71. 2005
    ..A biomarker for moderate-to-heavy drinking in persons with inactive aldehyde dehydrogenase-2 (ALDH2) is increased mean corpuscular volume (MCV)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Are the associations between life-style related factors and plasma total homocysteine concentration different according to polymorphism of 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene (C677T MTHFR)? A cross-sectional study in a Japanese rural population
    Htay Lwin
    Department of Epidemiology, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
    J Epidemiol 12:126-35. 2002
    ..Higher intakes of folate, vitamin B12, and non-smoking may be important to prevent mild hyperhomocysteinemia and the eventual atherosclerotic diseases in this Japanese rural population...
  30. ncbi request reprint High body mass index after age 20 and diabetes mellitus are independent risk factors for ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the spine in Japanese subjects: a case-control study in multiple hospitals
    Gen Kobashi
    Department of Health for Senior Citizens, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1006-10. 2004
    ..A sex- and age-matched case-control study was carried out...
  31. ncbi request reprint Mean corpuscular volume and the aldehyde dehydrogenase-2 genotype in male Japanese workers
    Masako Yokoyama
    Mitsukoshi Health and Welfare Foundation, Tokyo, Japan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:1395-401. 2003
    ..Because moderate and heavy drinkers with ALDH2*1/2*2 have very high risks for esophageal cancer, MCV might serve as an indicator of these high-risk drinkers...
  32. ncbi request reprint Macrocytosis, a new predictor for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in Japanese alcoholic men
    Akira Yokoyama
    National Institute on Alcoholism, Kurihama National Hospital, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 239 0841, Japan
    Carcinogenesis 24:1773-8. 2003
    ..24, 4.71 and 27.01, respectively). In conclusion, MCV measurement, alone or in combination with the markers of alcohol sensitivity, provides a new means of predicting risk for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in Japanese alcoholic men...
  33. ncbi request reprint NOS3 genotype-dependent correlation between blood pressure and physical activity
    Tomomi Kimura
    Department of Molecular Epidemiology, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    Hypertension 41:355-60. 2003
    ..These results might allow a better understanding of the mechanism to improve hypertension by exercise and to thereby reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease...
  34. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms of alcohol and aldehyde dehydrogenases and glutathione S-transferase M1 and drinking, smoking, and diet in Japanese men with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Akira Yokoyama
    National Institute on Alcoholism, Kurihama National Hospital, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 239 0841, Japan
    Carcinogenesis 23:1851-9. 2002
    ..5%). Education regarding these risky conditions in connection with ALDH2 and ADH2 is vitally important in a new strategic approach aimed at preventing esophageal cancer in East Asians...
  35. ncbi request reprint Multiple cancers associated with esophageal and oropharyngolaryngeal squamous cell carcinoma and the aldehyde dehydrogenase-2 genotype in male Japanese drinkers
    Akira Yokoyama
    National Institute on Alcoholism, Kurihama National Hospital, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:895-900. 2002
    ..A simple questionnaire about both current and past facial flushing after drinking a glass of beer was highly sensitive (95.6%) in detecting inactive ALDH2 in these patients and may be useful for identifying high-risk patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Association of human cholesteryl ester transfer protein-TaqI polymorphisms with serum HDL cholesterol levels in a normolipemic Japanese rural population
    Jianguo Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
    J Epidemiol 12:77-84. 2002
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Sleeping habit and other life styles in the prime of life and risk for ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the spine (OPLL): a case-control study in Japan
    Masakazu Washio
    Department of Public Health, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, South 1 West 17, Sapporo City, Hokkaido 060 8556, Japan
    J Epidemiol 14:168-73. 2004
    ..However, there is little information about the relationship between OPLL and life styles in the prime of life (between 30 and 50 years)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Dietary risk factors for inflammatory bowel disease: a multicenter case-control study in Japan
    Naomasa Sakamoto
    Department of Hygiene, Hyogo College of Medicine, Hyogo, Japan
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 11:154-63. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint The relationships between plasma total homocysteine and selected atherosclerotic risk factors according to the C677T methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene in Japanese
    Htay Lwin
    Division of Health and Nutrition Monitoring, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:182-4. 2005
    ..Variation of plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) levels among individuals is modified by 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) genotypes and selected atherosclerotic risk factors...
  40. ncbi request reprint Occupational and environmental factors and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    Ann Occup Hyg 49:259-65. 2005
    ..23; 95% CI = 1.01-10.84). Our results appear to confirm data from previous epidemiologic studies. Metal dust exposure may be a particularly important risk factor for IPF...
  41. ncbi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Japan, 1995-2001
    Kazushi Okamoto
    Department of Public Health, Aichi Prefectural College of Nursing and Health, Nagoya, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:20-3. 2005
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Dietary glycemic index and load and the risk of postpartum depression in Japan: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Affect Disord 110:174-9. 2008
    ..We examined the association between dietary GI and glycemic load (GL) and postpartum depression...
  43. ncbi request reprint The 2.3 genotype of ESRRA23 of the ERR alpha gene is associated with a higher BMI than the 2.2 genotype
    Yasutomi Kamei
    National Institute of Health and Nutrition, 1 23 1, Toyama, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8636, Japan
    Obes Res 13:1843-4. 2005
    ..The 2.3-genotype was associated with a significantly higher BMI than was the 2.2-genotype. An increased number of ESRRA23 repeats may be a genetic factor in human obesity...
  44. ncbi request reprint [The quality of life in patients with pathologic myopia]
    Takayuki Takashima
    Department of Visual Science, Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Medicine System Neuroscience, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School, 1 5 45 Yushima, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    Nihon Ganka Gakkai Zasshi 106:383-91. 2002
    ..To evaluate the functional status of daily life and the quality of life of pathologic myopia patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Improvement of reflux symptoms 3 years after cure of Helicobacter pylori infection: a case-controlled study in the Japanese population
    Hiroto Miwa
    Department of Gastroenterology, Juntendo University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Helicobacter 7:219-24. 2002
    ..Therefore, this issue has remained controversial. Accordingly, we investigated the long-term adverse effects of H. pylori eradication treatment in special reference to development of reflux symptoms...
  46. ncbi request reprint Energy expenditure in males with mental retardation
    Hiroko Ohwada
    Department of Food Sciences, Ibaraki Christian University, Ibaraki 319 1295, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 51:68-74. 2005
    ..Thus, the high energy expenditure in the MR group was suggested to be a result of excessive body movements rather than an intrinsic incapability of skeletal muscles...
  47. ncbi request reprint A statistical approach for estimating the distribution of usual dietary intake to assess nutritionally at-risk populations based on the new Japanese Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs)
    Asako Ishiwaki
    National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 53:337-44. 2007
    ..0% of men and 82.5% of women in the 1-d intake, and 90.5% and 93.2%, respectively, for the estimated usual intake adjusted for seasonal variation...
  48. ncbi request reprint Dietary habits and risk of ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligaments of the spine (OPLL); findings from a case-control study in Japan
    Kazushi Okamoto
    Department of Public Health, Aichi Prefectural College of Nursing and Health, Nagoya, Togoku, Kamishidami, Moriyama ku, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 22:612-7. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that dietary habits may constitute independent risk factors for OPLL. Further studies will be needed to prospectively determine the relationship between dietary habits and OPLL risk...
  49. ncbi request reprint A proposal for the cutoff point of waist circumference for the diagnosis of metabolic syndrome in the Japanese population
    Kazuo Hara
    Department of Metabolic Diseases, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Diabetes Care 29:1123-4. 2006
  50. ncbi request reprint Home environment and suspected atopic eczema in Japanese infants: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:425-32. 2007
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Ecological association of water hardness with prevalence of childhood atopic dermatitis in a Japanese urban area
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka Sayama 589 8511, Japan
    Environ Res 94:33-7. 2004
    ..Water hardness may increase the risk of atopic dermatitis among elementary-school children in Japan, as well as in the United Kingdom...
  52. ncbi request reprint The Trp(64)Arg polymorphism of the beta(3)-adrenergic receptor gene is not associated with body weight or body mass index in Japanese: a longitudinal analysis
    Yumi Matsushita
    Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo 101 0062, Japan
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:5914-20. 2003
    ..We conclude that the Trp(64)Arg mutation of ADRB3 has little or no influence on either body weight or body mass index in the general Japanese population...
  53. ncbi request reprint Vegetable, fruit, and cereal intake and risk of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Ann Nutr Metab 48:390-7. 2004
    ..We investigated the relationship between dietary intake of vegetables, fruit, cereals, antioxidants, and fiber and the risk of IPF in Japan...
  54. ncbi request reprint Risk of postpartum depression in relation to dietary fish and fat intake in Japan: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Psychol Med 36:1727-35. 2006
    ..This prospective study investigated the relationship of consumption of selected high-fat foods and specific types of fatty acids with the risk of postpartum depression...
  55. ncbi request reprint Melanosis and squamous cell neoplasms of the upper aerodigestive tract in Japanese alcoholic men
    Akira Yokoyama
    National Hospital Organization Kurihama Alcoholism Center, 5 3 1, Nobi, Kanagawa 239 0841, Japan
    Cancer Sci 97:905-11. 2006
    ..The presence of melanosis indicates a high risk for neoplasms in the upper aerodigestive tract of Japanese alcoholic men. Melanosis and neoplasms have the same causes, including older age, heavy smoking, and high acetaldehyde exposure...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Trends in mortality from intractable diseases in Japan, 1972-2004]
    Yuriko Doi
    Department of Education, Training Technology and Development, National Institute of Public Health
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 54:684-94. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to analyze trends in deaths from the diseases in Japan over the period from 1972-2004...