H Iso

Summary

Affiliation: Osaka University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Relation of serum α- and γ-tocopherol levels to cardiovascular disease-related mortality among Japanese men and women
    Masanori Nagao
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:402-10. 2012
  2. pmc Effectiveness of the combined approach for assessing social gradients in stroke risk among married women in Japan
    Kaori Honjo
    Global Collaboration Center, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:324-30. 2012
  3. pmc Trends in sudden cardiac death and its risk factors in Japan from 1981 to 2005: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Minako Maruyama
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Japan
    BMJ Open 2:e000573. 2012
  4. pmc Parental history and lifestyle behaviors in relation to mortality from stroke among Japanese men and women: the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Eri Eguchi
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:331-9. 2012
  5. pmc Associations of dietary iron intake with mortality from cardiovascular disease: the JACC study
    Wen Zhang
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
    J Epidemiol 22:484-93. 2012
  6. pmc Body mass index and weight change during adulthood are associated with increased mortality from liver cancer: the JACC Study
    Yuanying Li
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Epidemiol 23:219-26. 2013
  7. pmc The Shozu Herpes Zoster (SHEZ) study: rationale, design, and description of a prospective cohort study
    Yukiko Takao
    The Research Foundation for Microbial Diseases of Osaka University, Kagawa, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:167-74. 2012
  8. pmc Self-reported snoring frequency and incidence of cardiovascular disease: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Mako Nagayoshi
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:295-301. 2012
  9. pmc A Japanese health success story: trends in cardiovascular diseases, their risk factors, and the contribution of public health and personalized approaches
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadagaoka, Suita Shi, Osaka 565 0871 Japan
    EPMA J 2:49-57. 2011
  10. doi request reprint High-density lipoprotein subclasses and risk of stroke and its subtypes in Japanese population: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study
    Choy Lye Chei
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Stroke 44:327-33. 2013

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Publications83

  1. pmc Relation of serum α- and γ-tocopherol levels to cardiovascular disease-related mortality among Japanese men and women
    Masanori Nagao
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:402-10. 2012
    ..There is limited evidence regarding the relationship between serum tocopherol levels and cardiovascular disease...
  2. pmc Effectiveness of the combined approach for assessing social gradients in stroke risk among married women in Japan
    Kaori Honjo
    Global Collaboration Center, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:324-30. 2012
    ..Analysis of the effects of social gradients on women's health requires a suitable means of assessing social standing...
  3. pmc Trends in sudden cardiac death and its risk factors in Japan from 1981 to 2005: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Minako Maruyama
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Japan
    BMJ Open 2:e000573. 2012
    ..We examined trends in the incidence of SCD and its risk factors in the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study...
  4. pmc Parental history and lifestyle behaviors in relation to mortality from stroke among Japanese men and women: the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Eri Eguchi
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:331-9. 2012
    ..We assessed the impact of parental history of stroke on stroke mortality, as well as the effect modification between lifestyle and stroke mortality, among Japanese...
  5. pmc Associations of dietary iron intake with mortality from cardiovascular disease: the JACC study
    Wen Zhang
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
    J Epidemiol 22:484-93. 2012
    ..We investigated the relationship between dietary iron intake and mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in a population-based sample of Japanese adults...
  6. pmc Body mass index and weight change during adulthood are associated with increased mortality from liver cancer: the JACC Study
    Yuanying Li
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Epidemiol 23:219-26. 2013
    ..We investigated the association of baseline body mass index (BMI) and weight change since age 20 years with liver cancer mortality among Japanese...
  7. pmc The Shozu Herpes Zoster (SHEZ) study: rationale, design, and description of a prospective cohort study
    Yukiko Takao
    The Research Foundation for Microbial Diseases of Osaka University, Kagawa, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:167-74. 2012
    ..We are conducting a 3-year prospective cohort study in Shozu County in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan to determine the incidence and predictive and immunologic factors for herpes zoster among Japanese...
  8. pmc Self-reported snoring frequency and incidence of cardiovascular disease: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Mako Nagayoshi
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:295-301. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if there is an association between self-reported snoring frequency and the incidence of cardiovascular disease in Japanese...
  9. pmc A Japanese health success story: trends in cardiovascular diseases, their risk factors, and the contribution of public health and personalized approaches
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadagaoka, Suita Shi, Osaka 565 0871 Japan
    EPMA J 2:49-57. 2011
    ..The IHD incidence and mortality trends need to be monitored because of a potential future problem for predictive, preventive and personalized medicine...
  10. doi request reprint High-density lipoprotein subclasses and risk of stroke and its subtypes in Japanese population: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study
    Choy Lye Chei
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Stroke 44:327-33. 2013
    ..High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is an established protective factor for ischemic stroke. However, the contribution of HDL subclasses to stroke risk and its subtypes is uncertain...
  11. ncbi request reprint The impact of C-reactive protein on risk of stroke, stroke subtypes, and ischemic heart disease in middle-aged Japanese: the Japan public health center-based study
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 19:756-66. 2012
    ..To examine the impact of C-reactive protein on the risks of stroke and its subtypes, particularly among Asian populations in which median C-reactive protein levels are typically lower than in Western populations...
  12. doi request reprint Cellular growth factors in relation to mortality from cardiovascular disease in middle-aged Japanese: the JACC study
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 224:154-60. 2012
    ..Limited evidence has been available on the relationships of cellular growth factors with cardiovascular disease in population-based samples...
  13. pmc Use of vitamin supplements and risk of total cancer and cardiovascular disease among the Japanese general population: a population-based survey
    Azusa Hara
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    BMC Public Health 11:540. 2011
    ..We examined whether vitamin supplement use patterns affect cancer and CVD risk in a population-based cohort study in Japan...
  14. pmc A prospective cohort study of neighborhood stress and ischemic heart disease in Japan: a multilevel analysis using the JACC study data
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    BMC Public Health 11:398. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine the contextual effect of area-level stress on ischemic heart disease using data from a large prospective cohort in Japan...
  15. pmc Education level and physical functional limitations among Japanese community residents-gender difference in prognosis from stroke
    Kaori Honjo
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Public Health 9:131. 2009
    ..We sought to examine the association between education level and physical functional limitations among Japanese men and women, and whether that association was modified by gender and history of stroke...
  16. pmc Tuberculosis infection among homeless persons and caregivers in a high-tuberculosis-prevalence area in Japan: a cross-sectional study
    Takahiro Tabuchi
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita Shi, Osaka, Japan
    BMC Infect Dis 11:22. 2011
    ..However, there have been few studies of homeless persons and caregivers. The objective of this study is to detect active TB and to assess the prevalence and risk factors for latent TB infection among homeless persons and caregivers...
  17. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle and cardiovascular disease in Japan
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita Shi, Osaka, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 18:83-8. 2011
    ..However, a recent trend for coronary heart disease incidence to increase among urban men is a cause for concern as a potential source of future problems for public health and clinical practice in Japan...
  18. doi request reprint C-reactive protein levels and risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease in Japanese: the JACC Study
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita Shi, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 207:291-7. 2009
    ..Limited evidence of association between C-reactive protein levels and cardiovascular disease has been produced for Japanese whose median protein levels are low by western standards...
  19. doi request reprint Serum cholesterol levels in relation to the incidence of cancer: the JPHC study cohorts
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita Shi, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Cancer 125:2679-86. 2009
    ..Although the inverse association for liver cancer remained to be examined further, our findings do not support that low serum total cholesterol levels increase risks of total cancer and other major sites...
  20. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and the risk of ischemic heart disease and stroke among Japanese men and women
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka Fu, Japan
    Stroke 38:1744-51. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the association of the metabolic syndrome and risk of ischemic cardiovascular disease in Japanese men and women...
  21. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and disease in the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer (JACC)
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:35-80. 2007
    ..Positive associations were found between potato consumption and colon cancer, as well as for fat intake and liver cancer. Clearly, the diet has a major impact on chronic disease processes in the Japanese population...
  22. doi request reprint The impact of the metabolic syndrome and its components on the incidence of ischemic heart disease and stroke: the Japan public health center-based study
    Hiroyuki Noda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Hypertens Res 32:289-98. 2009
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Type A behaviour and risk of coronary heart disease: the JPHC Study
    Ai Ikeda
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University Suita shi, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1395-405. 2008
    ..Although numerous studies of type A behaviour and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) have been reported in the west (with mixed findings), few studies have been carried out in Asian populations...
  24. doi request reprint Dietary patterns and risk of cardiovascular deaths among middle-aged Japanese: JACC Study
    K Maruyama
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Yamadaoka, Osaka, Japan
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 23:519-27. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether dietary patterns are associated with cardiovascular disease among middle-aged Japanese...
  25. doi request reprint Smoking cessation: predictive factors among middle-aged Japanese
    Kaori Honjo
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Health, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:1050-4. 2010
    ..We sought to examine predictors for smoking cessation in Japanese subjects using baseline and 10-year follow-up data of the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study (JPHC Study) Cohort I...
  26. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption, social support, and risk of stroke and coronary heart disease among Japanese men: the JPHC Study
    Satoyo Ikehara
    The Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:1025-32. 2009
    ..It is unclear whether the association between alcohol consumption and risk of cardiovascular disease is affected by social support...
  27. doi request reprint Dietary fiber intake and risk of cardiovascular disease in the Japanese population: the Japan Public Health Center-based study cohort
    Y Kokubo
    Department of Preventive Cardiology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:1233-41. 2011
    ..We investigated the association between dietary fiber and the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), which we defined as stroke or CHD, in a Japanese population...
  28. doi request reprint Rice intake is associated with reduced risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease in Japanese men but not women
    Ehab S Eshak
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Yamadoka, 2 2 Suita shi, Osaka, Japan
    J Nutr 141:595-602. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the consumption of steamed rice was associated with reduced risk of mortality from CVD in Japanese men but not women. This finding necessitates further investigations on the mechanisms leading to this gender difference...
  29. doi request reprint Meat consumption in relation to mortality from cardiovascular disease among Japanese men and women
    M Nagao
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:687-93. 2012
    ..We aimed to evaluate the associations between moderate meat consumption and cardiovascular disease mortality...
  30. doi request reprint Living arrangement and coronary heart disease: the JPHC study
    A Ikeda
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Suita Shi, Japan
    Heart 95:577-83. 2009
    ..Previous studies have suggested that living in a multi-generational household (a type of family structure prevalent in Japan) confers mixed health benefits and stresses, especially for women who report such living arrangements...
  31. doi request reprint Blood pressure and the risk of stroke, cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality among Japanese: the JPHC Study
    Ai Ikeda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 22:273-80. 2009
    ..Little is known about the influence of blood pressure (BP) on cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes among Asian populations...
  32. doi request reprint Associations between weight change since 20 years of age and sleep-disordered breathing among male truck drivers
    R Cui
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:1396-401. 2009
    ..Limited evidence for association of weight gain with sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) has been produced for Asian populations whose body mass index (BMI) levels are lower than in western countries...
  33. pmc Association of sleep duration with mortality from cardiovascular disease and other causes for Japanese men and women: the JACC study
    Satoyo Ikehara
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Sleep 32:295-301. 2009
    ..To examine sex-specific associations between sleep duration and mortality from cardiovascular disease and other causes...
  34. doi request reprint Gender difference of association between LDL cholesterol concentrations and mortality from coronary heart disease amongst Japanese: the Ibaraki Prefectural Health Study
    H Noda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Shuita shi, Osaka, Japan
    J Intern Med 267:576-87. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether LDL cholesterol raises the risk of coronary heart disease in a dose-response fashion in a population with low LDL-cholesterol levels...
  35. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of major and minor ST-T abnormalities and risk of stroke among Japanese
    Tetsuya Ohira
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, Osaka, Japan
    Stroke 34:e250-3. 2003
    ..We sought to examine the relationship between nonspecific minor or major ST-T abnormalities and the incidence of stroke among Japanese men and women...
  36. ncbi request reprint Associations of food and nutrient intakes with serum IGF-I, IGF-II, IGFBP-3, TGF-b1, total SOD activity and sFas levels among middle-aged Japanese: the Japan Collaborative Cohort study
    Koutatsu Maruyama
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:7-22. 2009
    ..The results of the present study should help to account for findings on those biomarkers regarding risks of cancer and other lifestyle-related diseases in terms of dietary confounding as causality...
  37. doi request reprint gamma-Glutamyltranspeptidase and incident stroke among Japanese men and women: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Yuji Shimizu
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Suita Shi, Osaka, Japan
    Stroke 41:385-8. 2010
    ..In this study, we examined the relationship between GGT and stroke incidence according to drinking status...
  38. doi request reprint The effects of smoking and smoking cessation on mortality from cardiovascular disease among Japanese: pooled analysis of three large-scale cohort studies in Japan
    Kaori Honjo
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Health, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 9871, Japan
    Tob Control 19:50-7. 2010
    ..To estimate the gender-specific risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease according to smoking status and time since smoking cessation among former smokers in Japan...
  39. ncbi request reprint Trends in the incidence of coronary heart disease and stroke and the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among Japanese men from 1963 to 1994
    Akihiko Kitamura
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Med 112:104-9. 2002
    ..To determine trends in the incidence of cardiovascular disease in Japan, we examined observational data on coronary heart disease, stroke, and cardiovascular risk factors among urban Japanese working men...
  40. ncbi request reprint Estimation of glomerular filtration rate by the MDRD study equation modified for Japanese patients with chronic kidney disease
    Enyu Imai
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 11:41-50. 2007
    ..In the present study, the equations originally developed for a Caucasian population were tested in Japanese CKD patients, and modified with the Japanese coefficient determined by the data...
  41. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the Japanese general population predicted by the MDRD equation modified by a Japanese coefficient
    Enyu Imai
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 11:156-63. 2007
    ..However, to date, a nationwide epidemiological study has not been conducted yet to survey the CKD population...
  42. ncbi request reprint Intake of fish and n3 fatty acids and risk of coronary heart disease among Japanese: the Japan Public Health Center-Based (JPHC) Study Cohort I
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki Ken, Japan
    Circulation 113:195-202. 2006
    ..It is uncertain whether a high frequency or large amount of fish intake, as is the case in Japan, further reduces the risk...
  43. doi request reprint Trends for blood pressure and its contribution to stroke incidence in the middle-aged Japanese population: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Hironori Imano
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, Osaka, Japan
    Stroke 40:1571-7. 2009
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and risk of coronary heart disease incidence among middle-aged Japanese men and women: the JPHC Study Cohort I
    Shunroku Baba
    Department of Preventive Cardiology, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:207-13. 2006
    ..Few data have been available on the sex-specific magnitude of the smoking effect on the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in Asia...
  45. ncbi request reprint Kidney disease screening program in Japan: history, outcome, and perspectives
    Enyu Imai
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:1360-6. 2007
    ....
  46. pmc Factors associated with "Ikigai" among members of a public temporary employment agency for seniors (Silver Human Resources Centre) in Japan; gender differences
    Kokoro Shirai
    Graduate School of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Japan
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:12. 2006
    ..Identification of gender-specific factors related with Ikigai among the elderly, may be of value to enhance subjective well-being...
  47. doi request reprint Perceived level of life enjoyment and risks of cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality: the Japan public health center-based study
    Kokoro Shirai
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Health, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 9871, Japan
    Circulation 120:956-63. 2009
    ..This prospective cohort study attempted to examine the effects of perceived level of life enjoyment on cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality among Japanese community residents...
  48. doi request reprint Social support and stroke and coronary heart disease: the JPHC study cohorts II
    Ai Ikeda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University Suita shi, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Stroke 39:768-75. 2008
    ..In this prospective cohort study, we sought to examine the impact of social support on the incidence and mortality of coronary heart disease and stroke among the Japanese...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Tuberculosis and its control measures for homeless people: implementation of chest X-ray examination for three successive years]
    Toshio Takatorige
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita Shi, Osaka 565 0871 Japan
    Kekkaku 82:19-25. 2007
    ..To clarify the status of tuberculosis and its control measures for homeless people. OBJECT AN METHODS: Chest X-ray examinations were conducted for 1,309, 1,545, 1,546 homeless people, annually between 2003 and 2005...
  50. pmc Sensitivity and specificity of lung cancer screening using chest low-dose computed tomography
    Y Toyoda
    Department of Cancer Control and Statistics, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka, Japan
    Br J Cancer 98:1602-7. 2008
    ..However, sensitivity by the incidence method was not as high as this. These findings demonstrate the potential for overdiagnosis in CT screening-detected cases...
  51. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of 24-hour dietary recall for vitamin intakes by middle-aged Japanese men and women
    Y Kubota
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Nutr Health Aging 14:196-200. 2010
    ..To examine the reproducibility of 24-hour dietary recall for estimating dietary vitamin intakes by middle-aged Japanese men and women...
  52. doi request reprint Incidence of metabolic syndrome according to combinations of lifestyle factors among middle-aged Japanese male workers
    Yuanying Li
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Prev Med 51:118-22. 2010
    ..To examine a combination of healthy lifestyles on the risk of metabolic syndrome (MetS) to inform future interventions...
  53. ncbi request reprint Association between non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol concentrations and mortality from coronary heart disease among Japanese men and women: the Ibaraki Prefectural Health Study
    Hiroyuki Noda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 17:30-6. 2010
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Effects of habitual alcohol intake on ambulatory blood pressure, heart rate, and its variability among Japanese men
    Tetsuya Ohira
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871
    Hypertension 53:13-9. 2009
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking and risk of disabling dementia in a Japanese rural community: a nested case-control study
    Ai Ikeda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:324-31. 2008
    ..Previous prospective cohort studies have examined the association between smoking and the risk of dementia, but the results were inconsistent...
  56. ncbi request reprint The relationship between green tea and total caffeine intake and risk for self-reported type 2 diabetes among Japanese adults
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Health, Osaka University and Osaka City University, Suita Shi, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Intern Med 144:554-62. 2006
    ..In western populations, coffee consumption is associated with a reduced risk for type 2 diabetes; however, the effect of green, black, and oolong teas is unclear...
  57. ncbi request reprint Relationships of soluble E-selectin and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein with carotid atherosclerosis in Japanese men
    Susumu Sakurai
    Department of Public Health, Doctoral Program in Social Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Ehime University, Ehime, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 16:339-45. 2009
    ..E-selectin and C-reactive protein have been linked with carotid atherosclerosis; however, the findings on this association have been inconsistent...
  58. ncbi request reprint Associations between blood lipid profiles and risk of myocardial infarction among Japanese male workers: 3M Study
    Koutatsu Maruyama
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 16:714-21. 2009
    ..To examine whether fasting blood lipid profiles are associated with the risk of myocardial infarction among Japanese men...
  59. ncbi request reprint Assessment of skin test with varicella-zoster virus antigen for predicting the risk of herpes zoster
    Y Okuno
    Kanonji Institute, The Research Foundation for Microbial Diseases of Osaka University, Kanonji, Kagawa, Japan
    Epidemiol Infect 141:706-13. 2013
    ..These results demonstrated that the VZV skin test is an excellent surrogate marker for predicting the risk of herpes zoster...
  60. ncbi request reprint Smoking status, sports participation and mortality from coronary heart disease
    H Noda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Shuita shi, Osaka 565 0871 Japan
    Heart 94:471-5. 2008
    ..Since smoking and exercise have opposite effects on coronary risk factors, the hypothesis was proposed that smoking might weaken the protective effect of exercise on prevention of coronary heart disease...
  61. doi request reprint Nocturnal intermittent hypoxia and the development of type 2 diabetes: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    I Muraki
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Diabetologia 53:481-8. 2010
    ..We examined prospectively the association between nocturnal intermittent hypoxia as a surrogate marker of obstructive sleep apnoea and risk of type 2 diabetes...
  62. doi request reprint Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol concentrations and death due to intraparenchymal hemorrhage: the Ibaraki Prefectural Health Study
    Hiroyuki Noda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Shuita shi, Osaka 565 0871 Japan
    Circulation 119:2136-45. 2009
    ..Few studies have examined the association between low levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and risk of intraparenchymal hemorrhage...
  63. ncbi request reprint Association of dietary intake of soy, beans, and isoflavones with risk of cerebral and myocardial infarctions in Japanese populations: the Japan Public Health Center-based (JPHC) study cohort I
    Yoshihiro Kokubo
    Department of Preventive Cardiology, National Cardiovascular Center, 5 7 1, Fujishiro dai, Suita, Osaka, 565 8565 Japan
    Circulation 116:2553-62. 2007
    ..We investigated the association of soy and isoflavone intake with risk of cerebral and myocardial infarctions (CI and MI)...
  64. doi request reprint The reproducibility of 24-h dietary recall for estimating mineral intakes and their food sources among middle-aged Japanese men and women
    Koutatsu Maruyama
    Public Health, Department of Social and Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 60:30-40. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the reproducibility of single 24-h dietary recall was fairly good for estimating mineral intakes by middle-aged Japanese men and women, although the reproducibility for some minerals tended to decline from the mid-1980s...
  65. doi request reprint Serum vitamin C concentration and hs-CRP level in middle-aged Japanese men and women
    Yoshimi Kubota
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita Shi, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 208:496-500. 2010
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate and vitamin b6 and B12 intake in relation to mortality from cardiovascular diseases: Japan collaborative cohort study
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita Shi, Osaka 565 0871 Japan
    Stroke 41:1285-9. 2010
    ..The association of dietary folate and B vitamin intakes with risk of cardiovascular disease is controversial, and the evidence in Asian populations is limited...
  67. doi request reprint Trends in the incidence of coronary heart disease and stroke and their risk factors in Japan, 1964 to 2003: the Akita-Osaka study
    Akihiko Kitamura
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, Osaka, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:71-9. 2008
  68. doi request reprint Incidence and survival trends for childhood cancer in Osaka, Japan, 1973-2001
    Sachiko Baba
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    Cancer Sci 101:787-92. 2010
    ..0% in 1993-1997 for males and from 52.3% to 76.3% for females. Thus, the constant decline in mortality in childhood cancer was primarily due to improved survival between the 1970s and 1980s and reduced incidence after the 1990s...
  69. ncbi request reprint Magnesium intake and risk of self-reported type 2 diabetes among Japanese
    Kyoko Kirii
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Health, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita Shi, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Am Coll Nutr 29:99-106. 2010
    ..Dietary magnesium intake has been associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes in western populations, but the evidence is limited in Asian populations...
  70. ncbi request reprint Proportions of stroke subtypes among men and women > or =40 years of age in an urban Japanese city in 1992, 1997, and 2002
    Akihiko Kitamura
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, Osaka, Japan
    Stroke 37:1374-8. 2006
    ..We examined the relative proportions of stroke subtypes in an urban Japanese city where westernized lifestyles are more common than in rural areas...
  71. ncbi request reprint Relationship of urinary cGMP excretion with aging and menopausal status in a general population
    Renzhe Cui
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 16:457-62. 2009
    ..Aging and postmenopausal women are associated with increased risks of cardiovascular disease; however, epidemiological evidence concerning the relationship of aging and the menopause with vascular biological activity is limited...
  72. ncbi request reprint Prediction of myocardial infarction using coronary risk scores among Japanese male workers: 3M Study
    Hiroyuki Noda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
    J Atheroscler Thromb 17:452-9. 2010
    ..It remains unclear how much coronary risk factors contribute to the prediction of myocardial infarction among Japanese populations...
  73. ncbi request reprint [Individualized health education with sports gym use and dietary advice for overweight and obese persons in a community. Kokuho Health-up model Program in Chikusei-shi (former Kyowa town)]
    Hiroyuki Noda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 53:749-61. 2006
    ..We aimed to evaluate the effect of a community-based health educational program for overweight or obesity persons, as the Kokuho Health-up model Program in Kyowa area of Chikusei-shi...
  74. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal intermittent hypoxia and C reactive protein among middle-aged community residents: a cross-sectional survey
    Isao Muraki
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Thorax 65:523-7. 2010
    ..A study was undertaken to investigate whether nocturnal intermittent hypoxia, a surrogate marker for obstructive sleep apnoea, was associated with CRP levels among a community-dwelling Japanese population...
  75. pmc The joint impact on being overweight of self reported behaviours of eating quickly and eating until full: cross sectional survey
    Koutatsu Maruyama
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Yamadaoka, 2 2 Suita shi, Osaka, Japan
    BMJ 337:a2002. 2008
    ..To examine whether eating until full or eating quickly or combinations of these eating behaviours are associated with being overweight. Design and participants Cross sectional survey...
  76. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and mortality from stroke and coronary heart disease among Japanese men and women: the Japan collaborative cohort study
    Satoyo Ikehara
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Stroke 39:2936-42. 2008
    ..However, the sex-specific association between alcohol consumption and mortality from stroke and coronary heart disease remains unclear...
  77. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and risk of stroke and its subtypes among Japanese: the Japan public health center study
    Renzhe Cui
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita Shi, Osaka, 565 0871 Japan
    Stroke 42:2611-4. 2011
    ..Although diabetes mellitus has been recognized as a risk factor for ischemic stroke, evidence is limited for ischemic stroke subtypes among Asians...
  78. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease and drinking status in relation to risks of stroke and its subtypes: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Yuji Shimizu
    School of Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita Shi, Osaka 565 0871 Japan
    Stroke 42:2531-7. 2011
    ..However, sex-specific evidence for the relationship between CKD and risk of stroke and its subtypes is still limited...
  79. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal intermittent hypoxia and metabolic syndrome; the effect of being overweight: the CIRCS study
    Isao Muraki
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 17:369-77. 2010
    ..We investigated whether nocturnal intermittent hypoxia, a surrogate marker for obstructive sleep apnea, is associated with metabolic syndrome and its components among Japanese...
  80. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber intake is associated with reduced risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease among Japanese men and women
    Ehab S Eshak
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita Shi, Osaka, Japan
    J Nutr 140:1445-53. 2010
    ..In conclusion, dietary intakes of fiber, both insoluble and soluble fibers, and especially fruit and cereal fibers, may reduce risk of mortality from CHD...
  81. ncbi request reprint [Characteristics of suicides according to prehospital records in Kishiwada City, Osaka Prefecture]
    Yasuhiro Toyoda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 55:247-53. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate suicides, both completed and attempted, in communities according to prehospital records...