Wakaba Fukushima

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Affiliation: Osaka City University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc UCHL1 S18Y variant is a risk factor for Parkinson's disease in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Neurol 12:62. 2012
  2. doi request reprint The effect of alcohol intake and the use of oral corticosteroids on the risk of idiopathic osteonecrosis of the femoral head: a case-control study in Japan
    W Fukushima
    Osaka City University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Bone Joint J 95:320-5. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Effectiveness of an influenza A (H1N1) 2009 monovalent vaccine among Japanese pregnant women: a prospective observational study assessing antibody efficacy
    Wakaba Fukushima
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Faculty of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Vaccine 30:7630-6. 2012
  4. pmc Genetic polymorphisms involved in dopaminergic neurotransmission and risk for Parkinson's disease in a Japanese population
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Neurol 11:89. 2011
  5. pmc Occupational risk factors for Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Neurol 11:83. 2011
  6. pmc Alcohol drinking and risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Wakaba Fukushima
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    BMC Neurol 10:111. 2010
  7. pmc Nationwide epidemiologic survey of idiopathic osteonecrosis of the femoral head
    Wakaba Fukushima
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Faculty of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka, 545 8585, Japan
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:2715-24. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Selection bias in evaluating of influenza vaccine effectiveness: a lesson from an observational study of elderly nursing home residents
    Wakaba Fukushima
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Faculty of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Vaccine 26:6466-9. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Dietary fat intake and risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 288:117-22. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Case-control study of risk of Parkinson's disease in relation to hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and diabetes in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Jonan ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 293:82-6. 2010

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  1. pmc UCHL1 S18Y variant is a risk factor for Parkinson's disease in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Neurol 12:62. 2012
    ..We examined the relationship between UCHL1 S18Y single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) and sporadic PD in Japan...
  2. doi request reprint The effect of alcohol intake and the use of oral corticosteroids on the risk of idiopathic osteonecrosis of the femoral head: a case-control study in Japan
    W Fukushima
    Osaka City University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Bone Joint J 95:320-5. 2013
    ..19; synergy index 0.95), suggesting that the added effect of alcohol may be trivial compared with the overwhelming effect of steroids in the development of ONFH...
  3. doi request reprint Effectiveness of an influenza A (H1N1) 2009 monovalent vaccine among Japanese pregnant women: a prospective observational study assessing antibody efficacy
    Wakaba Fukushima
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Faculty of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Vaccine 30:7630-6. 2012
    ..The influenza A (H1N1) 2009 monovalent vaccine administered in the first or second trimester reduced medical visits for respiratory illnesses among Japanese pregnant women...
  4. pmc Genetic polymorphisms involved in dopaminergic neurotransmission and risk for Parkinson's disease in a Japanese population
    Chikako Kiyohara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Neurol 11:89. 2011
    ..Parkinson's disease (PD) is characterized by alterations in dopaminergic neurotransmission. Genetic polymorphisms involved in dopaminergic neurotransmission may influence susceptibility to PD...
  5. pmc Occupational risk factors for Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Neurol 11:83. 2011
    ..The evidence for associations between occupational factors and the risk of Parkinson's disease (PD) is inconsistent. We assessed the risk of PD associated with various occupational factors in Japan...
  6. pmc Alcohol drinking and risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Wakaba Fukushima
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    BMC Neurol 10:111. 2010
    ..We examined the relationship between alcohol intake and PD among Japanese subjects using data from a case-control study...
  7. pmc Nationwide epidemiologic survey of idiopathic osteonecrosis of the femoral head
    Wakaba Fukushima
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Faculty of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka, 545 8585, Japan
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:2715-24. 2010
    ..Although numerous studies describe the clinical characteristics of idiopathic osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) in specific study populations, these have not been confirmed in countrywide studies...
  8. doi request reprint Selection bias in evaluating of influenza vaccine effectiveness: a lesson from an observational study of elderly nursing home residents
    Wakaba Fukushima
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Faculty of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Vaccine 26:6466-9. 2008
    ..Our results should be a lesson in the importance of regarding selection bias when assessing influenza vaccine effectiveness...
  9. doi request reprint Dietary fat intake and risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 288:117-22. 2010
    ..Higher consumption of arachidonic acid and cholesterol may be related to an increased risk of PD...
  10. doi request reprint Case-control study of risk of Parkinson's disease in relation to hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and diabetes in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Jonan ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 293:82-6. 2010
    ..Further well-designed investigations of the association of vascular risk factors with the risk of PD are needed, particularly large-scale prospective studies in Asia...
  11. doi request reprint Dietary intake of metals and risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 306:98-102. 2011
    ..50 (95% CI: 0.26-0.95, P for trend=0.055) for zinc. There were no relationships between the intake of copper or manganese and the risk of PD. Higher intake of iron, magnesium, and zinc may be protective against PD...
  12. doi request reprint Intake of Japanese and Chinese teas reduces risk of Parkinson's disease
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 17:446-50. 2011
    ..We confirmed that the intake of coffee and caffeine reduced the risk of PD. Furthermore, this is the first study to show a significant inverse relationship between the intake of Japanese and Chinese teas and the risk of PD...
  13. pmc Immunogenicity of a monovalent 2009 influenza A (H1N1) vaccine among pregnant women: lowered antibody response by prior seasonal vaccination
    Satoko Ohfuji
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City Juso Hospital, Japan
    J Infect Dis 203:1301-8. 2011
    ..Pregnant women are a high-risk group for influenza-associated complications and hospitalizations...
  14. doi request reprint Breastfeeding and atopic eczema in Japanese infants: The Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:234-41. 2009
    ..20-12.36), respectively]. The authors found that, overall, neither exclusive nor partial breastfeeding had a strong impact on the risk of atopic eczema. However, a parental allergic history may affect the risk...
  15. 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...
  16. 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
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  17. doi request reprint LRRK2 Gly2385Arg polymorphism, cigarette smoking, and risk of sporadic Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 297:15-8. 2010
    ..In addition, we provide new evidence for the biological interaction between the polymorphism and smoking with regard to the risk of sporadic PD...
  18. doi request reprint Influenza vaccine effectiveness and confounding factors among young children
    Megumi Fujieda
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Faculty of Medicine, Asahi machi 1 4 3, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Vaccine 26:6481-5. 2008
    ..47-0.74) and 4.0-5.9-year-old (0.75, 0.58-0.98) vaccinees; no significant vaccine effectiveness was detected for those < 2.0 years (1.07, 0.80-1.44). Thus, among very young children vaccine effectiveness could not be demonstrated...
  19. doi request reprint Impact of oral corticosteroid use for idiopathic osteonecrosis of the femoral head: a nationwide multicenter case-control study in Japan
    Motonobu Sakaguchi
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka, 545 8585, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 15:185-91. 2010
    ..The main objective here was to estimate the impact of oral corticosteroid use for idiopathic ONF compared to nonuse of corticosteroids. In addition, we investigated the relations between underlying medical conditions and idiopathic ONF...
  20. ncbi request reprint Does a late evening meal reduce the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma among patients with chronic hepatitis C?
    Satoko Ohfuji
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Hepatol Res 38:860-8. 2008
    ..Further studies with larger study sizes are needed to corroborate these findings...
  21. doi request reprint Inactivated influenza vaccine effectiveness against influenza-like illness among young children in Japan--with special reference to minimizing outcome misclassification
    Hirotaka Ochiai
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Vaccine 27:7031-5. 2009
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  22. doi request reprint Immunogenicity of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 vaccine and the associated factors on lowered immune response in patients with hepatitis C
    Satoko Ohfuji
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:456-65. 2013
    ..Patients with underlying disease represent a high-risk group for influenza-associated complications and hospitalization. However, few studies investigated the immunogenicity of influenza vaccine in patients with liver disease...
  23. doi request reprint Pronounced risk of nontraumatic osteonecrosis of the femoral head among cigarette smokers who have never used oral corticosteroids: a multicenter case-control study in Japan
    Shinji Takahashi
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 17:730-6. 2012
    ..However, the effect of smoking amount, duration and cessation, and interaction with corticosteroids remains unclear. The purpose of this study was to precisely evaluate the effects of smoking and the interaction with corticosteroid use...
  24. doi request reprint Essential tools for assessing influenza vaccine efficacy in improperly conducted studies: a Japanese perspective
    Yoshio Hirota
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Faculty of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Osaka 545 8585, Japan hiro
    Vaccine 26:6455-8. 2008
    ..The results from post hoc subgroup analysis may not offer a solid base for assessing vaccine efficacy and should be cautiously interpreted...
  25. ncbi request reprint Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 vaccine effectiveness and other characteristics associated with hospitalization in chronic liver disease patients
    Satoko Ohfuji
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Liver Int 34:700-6. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of monovalent inactivated influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 vaccine and other characteristics associated with hospitalization in patients with chronic hepatitis C...
  26. pmc Effect of caffeine-containing beverage consumption on serum alanine aminotransferase levels in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection: a hospital-based cohort study
    Yachiyo Sasaki
    Department of Gerontological Nursing, Graduate School of Nursing, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e83382. 2013
    ..We conducted a hospital-based cohort study among patients with chronic HCV infection to assess an association between baseline coffee consumption and subsequent ALT levels for 12 months...
  27. doi request reprint Prevalence of and factors associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Japanese subjects without notable chronic diseases, undergoing an annual health checkup
    Yoshiteru Ohno
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Kidney Blood Press Res 36:139-48. 2012
    ..The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is increasing dramatically. The aim of the present study is to explore the prevalence of and the factors associated with CKD in subjects without notable chronic disease...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Target groups for influenza vaccination]
    Satoko Ohfuji
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 54:361-7. 2007
    ..To assess target groups for influenza vaccination...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of idiopathic osteonecrosis of the femoral head in Japan]
    Wakaba Fukushima
    Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Public Health
    Clin Calcium 17:843-8. 2007
    ..To summarize descriptive or analytic epidemiology of the ION in Japan, we present findings obtained through nationwide studies with the support of MHLW...
  31. doi request reprint Immunogenicity and reactogenicity of a monovalent inactivated 2009 influenza A vaccine in adolescents: with special reference to pre-existing antibody
    Masayuki Kobayashi
    Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan
    J Pediatr 160:632-637.e1. 2012
    ..To evaluate the immunogenicity and reactogenicity of a monovalent 2009 pandemic influenza vaccine in Japanese adolescents...
  32. ncbi request reprint Clinical role of FDG-PET for HCC: relationship of glucose metabolic indicator to Japan Integrated Staging (JIS) score
    Etsushi Kawamura
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University, 1 4 3 Asahimachi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:582-6. 2008
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint [Literature review on the association between inactivated influenza vaccines and the Guillain-Barré syndrome]
    Masayuki Kobayashi
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 57:605-11. 2010
    ..To summarize data on associations between inactivated influenza vaccines and the Guillain-Barré syndrome...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effect of BCAA granules on between decompensated and compensated cirrhosis
    Daiki Habu
    Department of Hepatology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University Medical School, 1 4 3 Asahimachi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:1719-23. 2009
    ....
  35. pmc Individualized and institutionalized residential place-based discrimination and self-rated health: a cross-sectional study of the working-age general population in Osaka city, Japan
    Takahiro Tabuchi
    Center for Cancer Control and Statistics, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, 3 3 Nakamichi 1 Chome, Higashinari ku, Osaka, 537 8511, Japan
    BMC Public Health 14:449. 2014
    ..However, studies exploring the association between institutionalized PBD and health are scarce, especially in Asian countries including Japan...
  36. ncbi request reprint Natural history of major complications in hepatitis C virus-related cirrhosis evaluated by per-rectal portal scintigraphy
    Etsushi Kawamura
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University, 1 4 3, Asahimachi, Abenoku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 11:3882-6. 2005
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Characteristic radiographic or magnetic resonance images of fresh osteoporotic vertebral fractures predicting potential risk for nonunion: a prospective multicenter study
    Tadao Tsujio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1229-35. 2011
    ..Prospective multicenter study...
  38. doi request reprint Prognostic factors in patients with idiopathic portal hypertension: Two Japanese nationwide epidemiological surveys in 1999 and 2005
    Yoko Murai
    Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka Department of Public Health, Aichi Medical University School of Medicine, Aichi Department of Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Kyushu University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Fukuoka The 4th Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatol Res 42:1211-20. 2012
    ..59, 95% CI = 0.89-23.7 in 2005). Conclusion:  The prognosis of IPH would be better if varices were adequately controlled. Patients with liver failure at diagnosis would be at high risk for subsequent disease aggravation...
  39. doi request reprint Pediatric hospitalizations with influenza A infection during the 2009-2010 pandemic in five hospitals in Japan
    Masayuki Kobayashi
    Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan
    Pediatr Int 54:613-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the clinical characteristics of hospitalized children with the 2009 pandemic influenza virus infection in Japan...
  40. doi request reprint Infliximab and/or immunomodulators inhibit immune responses to trivalent influenza vaccination in adults with inflammatory bowel disease
    Yoshie Hagihara
    Department of Gastroenterology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Crohns Colitis 8:223-33. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of immunosuppressive therapy on the immune response to the trivalent influenza vaccine in adult patients with inflammatory bowel disease...
  41. pmc Phase 1b randomized trial and follow-up study in Uganda of the blood-stage malaria vaccine candidate BK-SE36
    Nirianne Marie Q Palacpac
    Department of Molecular Protozoology, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e64073. 2013
    ..We have now assessed the safety and immunogenicity of BK-SE36 in a malaria endemic area in Northern Uganda...
  42. doi request reprint Role of tumor-infiltrating CD11b+ antigen-presenting cells in the progression of gastric cancer
    Yoshihiro Okita
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Surg Res 186:192-200. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether tumor infiltrating CD11b(+) APCs may affect tumor progression and clinical outcome...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of preserving paraspinal muscles on postoperative axial pain in the selective cervical laminoplasty
    Minori Kato
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E455-9. 2008
    ..A retrospective clinical study...
  44. doi request reprint Noninvasive laboratory tests proposed for predicting cirrhosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C are also useful in patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis
    Hideki Fujii
    Department of Hepatology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University, 1 4 3 Asahimachi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 44:608-14. 2009
    ..We assessed whether noninvasive laboratory tests designed to predict the risk of cirrhosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection could be used in patients with NASH...