Hiroyasu Iso

Summary

Affiliation: Osaka University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Relations between protein intake and blood pressure in Japanese men and women: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Mitsumasa Umesawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:377-84. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Relations between dietary sodium and potassium intakes and mortality from cardiovascular disease: the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer Risks
    Mitsumasa Umesawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and the Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:195-202. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and mortality from cardiovascular disease among Japanese men and women: the JACC study
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tuskuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Stroke 36:1377-82. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Serum total cholesterol levels and risk of mortality from stroke and coronary heart disease in Japanese: the JACC study
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Science, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 194:415-20. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of calcium in relation to mortality from cardiovascular disease: the JACC Study
    Mitsumasa Umesawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Stroke 37:20-6. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationships of age at menarche and menopause, and reproductive year with mortality from cardiovascular disease in Japanese postmenopausal women: the JACC study
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Science and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba
    J Epidemiol 16:177-84. 2006
  8. doi request reprint C-reactive protein levels and risk of stroke and its subtype in Japanese: The Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Choy Lye Chei
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305 8575, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 217:187-93. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Serum total homocysteine concentrations and risk of stroke and its subtypes in Japanese
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki ken 305 8575, Japan
    Circulation 109:2766-72. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Ankle-arm blood pressure index as a correlate of preclinical carotid atherosclerosis in elderly Japanese men
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki ken 305 8575, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 184:420-4. 2006

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  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Relations between protein intake and blood pressure in Japanese men and women: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Mitsumasa Umesawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:377-84. 2009
    ..An inverse association between protein intake and blood pressure has been reported in Western countries. However, the evidence is limited for Asians, whose protein sources are different from those in Western populations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Relations between dietary sodium and potassium intakes and mortality from cardiovascular disease: the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer Risks
    Mitsumasa Umesawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and the Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:195-202. 2008
    ..Limited evidence is available about the relations between sodium and potassium intakes and cardiovascular disease in the general population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and mortality from cardiovascular disease among Japanese men and women: the JACC study
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tuskuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Stroke 36:1377-82. 2005
    ..Although overweight is an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease in Western countries, the impact of overweight has not been well elucidated in Japan, where its prevalence is low...
  5. ncbi request reprint Serum total cholesterol levels and risk of mortality from stroke and coronary heart disease in Japanese: the JACC study
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Science, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 194:415-20. 2007
    ..14 mmol/l (160 mg/dl). Low serum total cholesterol levels are associated with high mortality from intraparenchymal hemorrhage while high levels are associated with high mortality from coronary heart disease among Japanese...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of calcium in relation to mortality from cardiovascular disease: the JACC Study
    Mitsumasa Umesawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Stroke 37:20-6. 2006
    ..No prospective studies have examined the association between calcium intake and the risk of cardiovascular disease in Japanese populations with a low mean calcium intake...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationships of age at menarche and menopause, and reproductive year with mortality from cardiovascular disease in Japanese postmenopausal women: the JACC study
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Science and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba
    J Epidemiol 16:177-84. 2006
    ..Early menopause is associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease in Caucasian women. However, this association has not been examined in Asian women...
  8. doi request reprint C-reactive protein levels and risk of stroke and its subtype in Japanese: The Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Choy Lye Chei
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305 8575, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 217:187-93. 2011
    ..However, there are only limited studies on the effects of hs-CRP levels on risk of stroke especially stroke subtypes. We examined associations of hs-CRP levels with risks of total stroke and its subtypes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Serum total homocysteine concentrations and risk of stroke and its subtypes in Japanese
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki ken 305 8575, Japan
    Circulation 109:2766-72. 2004
    ..To date, no prospective studies have examined the association between serum homocysteine levels and the risk of stroke and stroke subtypes in Asian populations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ankle-arm blood pressure index as a correlate of preclinical carotid atherosclerosis in elderly Japanese men
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki ken 305 8575, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 184:420-4. 2006
    ..5mm. Low AAI is a strong correlate for internal carotid atherosclerosis and the AAI measurement may be of use to screen for preclinical peripheral atherosclerosis among Japanese elderly men...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ankle-arm blood pressure index and cardiovascular risk factors in elderly Japanese men
    Renzhe Cui
    Graduate School Doctoral Program in Medical Science, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 26:377-82. 2003
    ..Low AAI is suggested to be a predictor for stroke among Japanese men, which should be confirmed by a prospective study...
  12. pmc Marital status and mortality among Japanese men and women: the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Ai Ikeda
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctoral Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tennoudai, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki, Japan
    BMC Public Health 7:73. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Relationship between sleep-disordered breathing and blood pressure levels in community-based samples of Japanese men
    Takeshi Tanigawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 27:479-84. 2004
    ..The significant association of nocturnal oxygen desaturation with high blood pressure levels suggests that SDB plays a role in the development of hypertension among Japanese men...
  14. doi request reprint Metabolic Syndrome and the Risk of Ischemic Heart Disease and Stroke among Middle-Aged Japanese
    Choy Lye Chei
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:1887-94. 2008
    ..The metabolic syndrome based on NCEP-ATP III criteria predicted risks of ischemic heart disease, ischemic stroke and total cardiovascular disease, whereas that based on three other criteria predicted them less effectively...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relationship of smoking and smoking cessation with ankle-to-arm blood pressure index in elderly Japanese men
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctoral Programme in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:243-8. 2006
    ..Cigarette smoking is associated with an increased risk of peripheral arterial disease, but the relationship between smoking cessation and preclinical peripheral atherosclerosis is uncertain...
  16. ncbi request reprint Intake of folate, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12 and the risk of CHD: the Japan Public Health Center-Based Prospective Study Cohort I
    Junko Ishihara
    Department of Public Health Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Am Coll Nutr 27:127-36. 2008
    ..To investigate the association of dietary folate, vitamin B(6) (VB(6)) and vitamin B(12) (VB(12)) with the risk of coronary heart disease among middle-aged persons...
  17. doi request reprint Dietary intake of saturated fatty acids and mortality from cardiovascular disease in Japanese: the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer Risk (JACC) Study
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:759-65. 2010
    ..These associations have not been extensively studied in Asians...
  18. 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
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption before sleep is associated with severity of sleep-disordered breathing among professional Japanese truck drivers
    Susumu Sakurai
    Department of Sleep Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:2053-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between alcohol consumption and SDB among truck drivers...
  20. doi request reprint Fish, omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, and mortality from cardiovascular diseases in a nationwide community-based cohort of Japanese men and women the JACC (Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer Risk) Study
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:988-96. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Smoking raises the risk of total and ischemic strokes in hypertensive men
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tennnodai, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 26:209-17. 2003
    ..In conclusion, current smoking of > 20 cigarettes per day increased the risk of both total stroke and ischemic stroke among Japanese middle-aged men, and particularly among middle-aged hypertensive men...
  22. ncbi request reprint Trends in dietary intake of folate, vitamins B6, and B12 among Japanese adults in two rural communities from 1974 through 2001
    Kaori Yoshino
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctoral Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:29-37. 2005
    ..The 5th edition of the Japanese food composition table enables us to evaluate intakes of folate and vitamins B6 and B12, which are associated with risk of chronic diseases...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sleep-disordered breathing and blood pressure levels among shift and day workers
    Takeshi Tanigawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctorial Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 19:346-51; discussion 352. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether a relationship between SDB and blood pressure/hypertension is more evident among shift workers than among day workers...
  24. ncbi request reprint The relationship between sleep-disordered breathing and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in Japanese men
    Masayuki Yao
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctoral Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Sleep 29:661-5. 2006
    ..We thus examined the relationship between serum C-reactive protein levels and nocturnal arterial oxygen desaturation, stratified by category of body mass index (BMI)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation and mortality from cardiovascular disease among Japanese men and women: the JACC Study
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki ken 305 3585, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 161:170-9. 2005
    ..Findings imply the importance of smoking cessation at any age to prevent cardiovascular disease in Japanese...
  26. ncbi request reprint High sodium intake strengthens the association of ACE I/D polymorphism with blood pressure in a community
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 20:751-7. 2007
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Walking and sports participation and mortality from coronary heart disease and stroke
    Hiroyuki Noda
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctoral Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1761-7. 2005
    ..We aimed to examine the impact of exercise on mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Asian populations...
  28. ncbi request reprint Alpha-adducin G460W polymorphism, urinary sodium excretion, and blood pressure in community-based samples
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki ken 305 8575, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 17:385-90. 2004
    ..One hypothesis is that the association between G460W polymorphism and BP is more evident among persons with higher sodium intake than those with lower sodium intake...
  29. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of stroke among middle-aged men: the JPHC Study Cohort I
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tuskuba shi, Ibaraki ken 305 3985 Japan
    Stroke 35:1124-9. 2004
    ..The impact of light-to-moderate alcohol consumption on risk of stroke has not been well examined in a single study, although the effect is hypothesized to differ among stroke subtypes from meta-analyses...
  30. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and urinary cGMP excretion in general population
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health, Doctoral Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 190:423-8. 2007
    ..6, 48.6, 47.9, 44.4 and 42.3 nmol/mmol for 0, 1, 2, 3, and 4-5 components of metabolic syndrome, respectively (p=0.002). Our data suggest that a reduction of NO bioactivity concur with clustered features of the metabolic syndrome...
  31. ncbi request reprint Relationship between urinary cGMP excretion and serum total cholesterol levels in a general population
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health, Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 179:379-86. 2005
    ..Our data suggest a reduction of NO bioactivity with higher serum total cholesterol levels, even within clinically normal cholesterol levels...
  32. ncbi request reprint Association of lymphocyte sub-populations with clustered features of metabolic syndrome in middle-aged Japanese men
    Takeshi Tanigawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki ken 305 8575, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 173:295-300. 2004
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Urea nitrogen concentrations in spot urine, estimated protein intake and blood pressure levels in a Japanese general population
    Mitsumasa Umesawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 23:852-8. 2010
    ..An inverse association between total protein intake and blood pressure has been reported in Western countries. Such evidence is limited in the Japanese population, however, whose major protein sources are plants and seafood...
  34. doi request reprint Body fat distribution and the risk of hypertension and diabetes among Japanese men and women
    Choy Lye Chei
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:851-7. 2008
    ..WC and WHtR were also predictors for diabetes in women but not in men...
  35. ncbi request reprint Associations between cardiovascular risk factors and carotid atherosclerosis in middle-aged Japanese men with multiple risk factors
    Kyoko Kirii
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Ind Health 46:607-12. 2008
    ..In conclusion, low HDL-C and advanced hypertension were significant correlates of carotid atherosclerosis for middle-aged Japanese men with multiple risk factors...
  36. ncbi request reprint Aldosterone synthase gene T-344C polymorphism, sodium and blood pressure in a free-living population: a community-based study
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 30:497-502. 2007
    ..However, a possible gene-blood pressure association among persons with higher sodium intake needs to be explored further...
  37. ncbi request reprint Age-Period-Cohort analysis of mortality due to ischemic heart disease in Japan, 1955 to 2000
    Enbo Ma
    Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Circ J 72:966-72. 2008
    ..Mortality from ischemic heart disease (IHD) has been showing a marked decline in Japan. The objective of this study was to clarify the effects of age, time period, and cohort on mortality from IHD in Japan from 1955 to 2000...
  38. ncbi request reprint Relationships between sleep-disordered breathing and blood pressure and excessive daytime sleepiness among truck drivers
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 29:605-10. 2006
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Fat and protein intakes and risk of intraparenchymal hemorrhage among middle-aged Japanese
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki Ken, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 157:32-9. 2003
    ..6 g/day) was 0.79 (95% CI: 0.61, 1.02); p = 0.07. Results are similar to those recently reported for US women and together help to explain the high rate of this stroke subtype in Asian countries, where intakes of these nutrients are low...
  40. ncbi request reprint Determinants of platelet aggregation in 50-70-year-old men from three Japanese communities
    Hironori Imano
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tsukuba shi, 305 8575, Ibaraki, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 165:327-34. 2002
    ..There was no correlation between smoking and platelet aggregation. Our results suggest that seafood intake and moderate alcohol consumption reduce platelet aggregation...
  41. doi request reprint Caregiver burden for impaired elderly Japanese with prevalent stroke and dementia under long-term care insurance system
    Isao Muraki
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:234-40. 2008
    ..Limited data are available on caregiver burden for stroke and dementia patients. We examined the associations of prevalent stroke and dementia with family caregiver burden in Japanese general populations...
  42. doi request reprint The rs2231142 variant of the ABCG2 gene is associated with uric acid levels and gout among Japanese people
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:1461-5. 2010
    ..We examined whether this finding is observed in a Japanese population, since Asians have a high reported prevalence of the T-risk allele...
  43. ncbi request reprint The relationships between interest for and participation in health screening and risk of mortality: the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Ai Ikeda
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctoral Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Prev Med 41:767-71. 2005
    ..This study examined whether the interest in participation in health screening is associated with reduced mortality in Japan...
  44. ncbi request reprint Relationships of craniofacial morphology and body mass index with sleep-disordered breathing in Japanese men
    Masayuki Yao
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba 305 8575, Japan
    Laryngoscope 114:1838-42. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of craniofacial morphology and body weight on sleep-disordered breathing in Japanese men...
  45. ncbi request reprint High sodium intake strengthens the association between angiotensinogen T174M polymorphism and blood pressure levels among lean men and women: a community-based study
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 27:53-60. 2004
    ..4 mmHg, p<0.001). In conclusion, AGT T174M polymorphism was associated with higher DBP levels in younger and non-overweight Japanese. This association was more evident among subjects with higher sodium intake...
  46. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness and budget impact analyses of a long-term hypertension detection and control program for stroke prevention
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    J Hypertens 30:1874-9. 2012
    ..We sought to examine the cost-effectiveness of such a community-based intervention program, as no evidence has been available for this issue...
  47. doi request reprint Impact of obesity on incident hypertension independent of weight gain among nonhypertensive Japanese: the Ibaraki Prefectural Health Study (IPHS)
    Takehiko Tsujimoto
    Ibaraki Health Plaza, Ibaraki Health Service Association, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Hypertens 30:1122-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between BMI and risk of incident hypertension among Japanese men and women who are middle-aged and older...
  48. ncbi request reprint Urinary cyclic GMP excretion and blood pressure levels in a general population
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 172:161-6. 2004
    ..Although we had the limited number of subjects with severe hypertension (n=15), our data suggest that NO bioactivity may be increase in the early stage of hypertension but decreased in severe hypertension with end-organ damage...
  49. doi request reprint Trends in dietary intakes of vitamins A, C and E among Japanese men and women from 1974 to 2001
    Yoshimi Kato
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Public Health Nutr 12:1343-50. 2009
    ..To investigate long-term trends in dietary intakes of vitamins A, C and E in Japanese adults...
  50. doi request reprint Self-reported stroke and myocardial infarction had adequate sensitivity in a population-based prospective study JPHC (Japan Public Health Center)-based Prospective Study
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:667-73. 2009
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Frequency of food intake and estimated nutrient intake among men and women: the JACC Study
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S24-42. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of food intake and estimated nutrient intake in the JACC study cohort...
  52. ncbi request reprint [Prediction of stroke, coronary heart disease, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and total death based on results of annual health checkups]
    Hiroyuki Noda
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctoral Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 53:265-76. 2006
    ..We aimed to predict mortality rate from the findings of annual health checkups for men and women...
  53. doi request reprint Dietary intake of saturated fatty acids and incident stroke and coronary heart disease in Japanese communities: the JPHC Study
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 305 8575, Tsukuba, Japan
    Eur Heart J 34:1225-32. 2013
    ..Conclusions In this Japanese population, SFAs intake was inversely associated with deep intraparenchymal haemorrhage and lacunar infarction and positively associated with myocardial infarction...
  54. doi request reprint Risk factors for sudden cardiac death among Japanese: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study
    Tetsuya Ohira
    Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Japan
    J Hypertens 30:1137-43. 2012
    ..There is little evidence concerning risk factors for sudden cardiac death (SCD) among Asians...
  55. doi request reprint Physician-pharmacist cooperation program for blood pressure control in patients with hypertension: a randomized-controlled trial
    Hiroko Tobari
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 23:1144-52. 2010
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Stratified age-period-cohort analysis of stroke mortality in Japan, 1960 to 2000
    Enbo Ma
    Doctoral Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 16:91-102. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to clarify the age, period, and cohort effects on stroke mortality in Japan from 1960 to 2000 by using stratified age-period-cohort models with improved goodness of fit...
  57. ncbi request reprint Relationships of differential leukocyte and lymphocyte subpopulations with carotid atherosclerosis in elderly men
    Takeshi Tanigawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki Ken, Japan
    J Clin Immunol 23:469-76. 2003
    ..The present epidemiological study provided the evidence that alterations in lymphocyte subpopulations, in particular memory T cells and late-phase activated B cells concur with carotid atherosclerosis among free-living elderly men...
  58. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and serum gamma-glutamyltransferase level as risk factors for injuries related to professional horse racing: a prospective study
    Hiroko Tobari
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctoral Programs in Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    J Occup Health 51:323-31. 2009
    ..We conducted a study to determine whether body mass index (BMI) and gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) levels are associated with professional horse racing-related injuries...
  59. ncbi request reprint Validity of the self-administered food frequency questionnaire used in the 5-year follow-up survey for the JPHC Study to assess folate, vitamin B6 and B12 intake: comparison with dietary records and blood level
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba
    J Epidemiol 13:S98-101. 2003
    ....
  60. pmc Vascular dysfunction in patients with chronic arsenosis can be reversed by reduction of arsenic exposure
    Jingbo Pi
    Graduate School of Medical Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Environ Health Perspect 113:339-41. 2005
    ..Our intervention study indicates that peripheral vascular disease in arsenosis patients can be reversed by exposure cessation and has important implications for the public health approach to arsenic exposure...
  61. ncbi request reprint [Body mass index and subsequent risk of hypertension, diabetes and hypercholesterolemia in a population-based sample of Japanese]
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 50:1050-7. 2003
    ..To clarify relationships between BMI (body mass index) and the incidence of hypertension, diabetes and hypercholesterolemia among a community-based sample...
  62. ncbi request reprint Perceived mental stress and mortality from cardiovascular disease among Japanese men and women: the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer Risk Sponsored by Monbusho (JACC Study)
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Circulation 106:1229-36. 2002
    ..Perceived mental stress has been associated with risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in white men, but no prospective data are available for other ethnic groups...
  63. 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
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  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. 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...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. 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...
  74. ncbi request reprint Relationship between cold temperature and cardiovascular mortality, with assessment of effect modification by individual characteristics: Ibaraki Prefectural Health Study
    Akiko Atsumi
    Faculty of Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Circ J 77:1854-61. 2013
    ..Cold temperature has been reported to contribute to cardiovascular mortality, but it is not clear which people are more susceptible to cold temperature...
  75. ncbi request reprint The relation of anger expression with blood pressure levels and hypertension in rural and urban Japanese communities
    Tetsuya Ohira
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki Ken, Japan
    J Hypertens 20:21-7. 2002
    ..To examine the relation of anger expression with blood pressure and hypertension among Japanese...
  76. ncbi request reprint Linoleic acid, other fatty acids, and the risk of stroke
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki Ken, Japan
    Stroke 33:2086-93. 2002
    ..The role of serum fatty acids as a risk factor for stroke and stroke subtypes is largely unknown...
  77. ncbi request reprint Screening for sleep-disordered breathing at workplaces
    Takeshi Tanigawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctoral Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Ind Health 43:53-7. 2005
    ..The proper use of the result from the screening for SDB seems to be beneficial both to workers and employers by maintaining occupational safety and by preventing future development of cardiovascular disease...
  78. 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...
  79. ncbi request reprint A nationwide cohort study of educational background and major causes of death among the elderly population in Japan
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Industrial Ecological Science, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Prev Med 40:444-51. 2005
    ..This prospective cohort study examined the association between educational level and major causes of death in Japan...
  80. ncbi request reprint [Trends for stroke incidence, severity, and prognosis in a rural community with a long-term stroke prevention program]
    Akihiko Kitamura
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 51:3-12. 2004
    ..To examine the benefit of a long-term community-based stroke prevention program, we explored 35 years of surveillance data of stroke incidence for residents in a rural area in Japan...
  81. ncbi request reprint Plasma fibrinogen concentrations and risk of stroke and its subtypes among Japanese men and women
    Shinichi Sato
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, 1 3 2 Nakamichi, Higashinari ku, Osaka 537 0025, Japan
    Stroke 37:2488-92. 2006
    ..We aimed to examine the impact of fibrinogen concentrations on the incidence of stroke...
  82. ncbi request reprint Leukocyte count is an independent predictor for risk of acute myocardial infarction in middle-aged Japanese men
    Hironori Imano
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, 1 3 2 Nakamichi, Higashinari ku, Osaka Shi, Osaka 537 0025, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 195:147-52. 2007
    ..Leukocyte count is recognized as an inflammatory marker and a predictor of cardiovascular events. However, it is uncertain whether the contribution of leukocyte count to the risk of cardiovascular disease is independent of smoking...
  83. 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...
  84. ncbi request reprint Age-specific relationship between blood pressure and the risk of total and cardiovascular mortality in Japanese men and women
    Toshimi Sairenchi
    Ibaraki Health Plaza, Ibaraki Health Service Association, Mito, Japan
    Hypertens Res 28:901-9. 2005
    ..Our findings indicate the importance of BP control to prevent cardiovascular disease among middle-aged individuals...
  85. ncbi request reprint History of blood transfusion before 1990 is a risk factor for stroke and cardiovascular diseases: the Japan collaborative cohort study (JACC study)
    Shigeki Yamada
    Department of Health and Environmental Sciences, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Konoe cho, Yoshida, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    Cerebrovasc Dis 20:164-71. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to assess history of transfusion as a risk factor for other hemorrhagic stroke or ischemic stroke and cardiovascular diseases...
  86. 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...
  87. ncbi request reprint Effects of serum B vitamins on elevated plasma homocysteine levels associated with the mutation of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene in Japanese
    Yuri Moriyama
    Public Health Institute of Kochi Prefecture, Marunouchi 2 4 1, 780 0850, Kochi, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 164:321-8. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that elevated homocysteine levels among Japanese with the homozygous genotype for the MTHFR gene mutation can be modified efficiently by dietary supplement of vitamin B12 as well as folate...
  88. ncbi request reprint Egg consumption, serum total cholesterol concentrations and coronary heart disease incidence: Japan Public Health Center-based prospective study
    Yasuyuki Nakamura
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Faculty of Home Economics, Kyoto Women s University, 35 Imakumano Kitahiyoshi cho, Higashiyama ku, Kyoto, 605 8501, Japan
    Br J Nutr 96:921-8. 2006
    ..Subjects with hypercholesterolaemia were less frequently in frequent egg consumption groups, probably because they avoided eating eggs...
  89. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption, alcohol-induced flushing and incidence of acute myocardial infarction among middle-aged men in Japan--Japan Public Health Center-based prospective study
    Yasuyuki Nakamura
    Atherosclerosis 194:512-6. 2007
  90. ncbi request reprint Active smoking, passive smoking, and breast cancer risk: findings from the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer Risk
    Yingsong Lin
    Department of Public Health, Aichi Medical University School of Medicine, Aichi, Japan
    J Epidemiol 18:77-83. 2008
    ..We examined the association between breast cancer incidence and active and passive smoking in the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer Risk...
  91. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of carotid atherosclerosis among elderly Japanese men
    Akihiko Kitamura
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, 1 3 2 Nakamichi, Higashinari ku, Osaka 537 0025, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 172:353-9. 2004
    ..Carotid atherosclerosis suggests to be a risk factor for stroke among Japanese elderly men, although future prospective studies are required to confirm this finding...
  92. doi request reprint Associations of sleep-disordered breathing with excessive daytime sleepiness and blood pressure in Japanese women
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Medical College of Nankai University, Tianjin, PR China
    Hypertens Res 31:501-6. 2008
    ..01), respectively, for EDS and 1.1 (0.9-1.4), 1.2 (0.8-1.8), and 2.2 (1.4-3.4) (p for trend<0.001), respectively, for hypertension. The severity of SDB was significantly associated with EDS and hypertension among Japanese women...
  93. doi request reprint Serum total homocysteine concentrations and risk of mortality from stroke and coronary heart disease in Japanese: The JACC study
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Medical College of Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China
    Atherosclerosis 198:412-8. 2008
    ..49 (1.01-2.18), 2.01 (1.21-3.35), and 1.15 (1.00-1.32), respectively. High serum tHcy levels were associated with increased mortality from ischemic stroke, coronary heart disease and total cardiovascular disease among Japanese...
  94. ncbi request reprint [Is this national project effective to keep and promote our health?]
    Takashi Shimamoto
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion
    Nihon Rinsho 66:1413-22. 2008
  95. 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...
  96. doi request reprint Age- and gender-specific BMI in terms of the lowest mortality in Japanese general population
    Tomoaki Matsuo
    Ibaraki Health Service Association, Ibaraki, Japan
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2348-55. 2008
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and risk of stroke and its subtypes among middle-aged Japanese men and women: the JPHC Study Cohort I
    Toshifumi Mannami
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Stroke 35:1248-53. 2004
    ..We examined sex-specific relationships of smoking with risk of total stroke and stroke subtypes in Asian populations because of the limited data available...
  98. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of cervical cancer screening over cervical cancer mortality among Japanese women
    Khandoker Aklimunnessa
    Department of Public Health, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8556, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 36:511-8. 2006
    ..Therefore, the present study evaluated the association of CC mortality with self-reported CC screening and some other factors by a nationwide cohort study...
  99. 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)...
  100. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of total cancer and cardiovascular disease: Japan Public Health Center-Based Prospective Study
    Ribeka Takachi
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 167:59-70. 2008
    ..16) for vegetables. This prospective cohort study demonstrated that, in the Japanese population, consumption of fruit is associated with lower risk of CVD, whereas fruit or vegetables may not be associated with lower risk of total cancer...
  101. ncbi request reprint A Prospective Cohort Study of Employment Status and Mortality from Circulatory Disorders among Japanese Workers
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health
    J Occup Health 47:510-7. 2005
    ..58; 95% confidence interval=0.35, 0.97). Our findings suggest that employed men are at increased risk of death from cerebrovascular disease compared with self-employed men...