Michiko Yamada

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Affiliation: Radiation Effects Research Foundation
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Study of cognitive function among the Adult Health Study (AHS) population in Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    Michiko Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan
    Radiat Res 158:236-40. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of radiation on the longitudinal trends of hemoglobin levels in the Japanese atomic bomb survivors
    F Lennie Wong
    Departments of Statistics, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Radiat Res 164:820-7. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Reaction time as a predictor of mortality: the Radiation Effects Research Foundation Adult Health Study
    Michiko Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, 5 2 Hijiyama Park, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 732 0815, Japan
    Psychosom Med 75:154-60. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Follicle-stimulating hormone and oestradiol levels during perimenopause in a cohort of Japanese women
    M Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Int J Clin Pract 62:1623-7. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Smoking and alcohol habits as risk factors for benign digestive diseases in a Japanese population: the radiation effects research foundation adult health study
    Michiko Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, 5 2 Hijiyama Park, Minami Ku, Hiroshima, Japan
    Digestion 71:231-7. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Incidence of dementia, Alzheimer disease, and vascular dementia in a Japanese population: Radiation Effects Research Foundation adult health study
    Michiko Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Neuroepidemiology 30:152-60. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Incidence and risks of dementia in Japanese women: Radiation Effects Research Foundation Adult Health Study
    Michiko Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 283:57-61. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of atherosclerosis in relation to atomic bomb radiation exposure: an RERF Adult Health Study
    Michiko Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Int J Radiat Biol 81:821-6. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Incidence of dementia among atomic-bomb survivors--Radiation Effects Research Foundation Adult Health Study
    Michiko Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 281:11-4. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of dementia on mortality in the radiation effects research foundation adult health study
    Michiko Yamada
    Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Gerontology 50:110-2. 2004

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Study of cognitive function among the Adult Health Study (AHS) population in Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    Michiko Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan
    Radiat Res 158:236-40. 2002
    ..Further investigation, including examination of other neurological functions, is required before a final conclusion regarding radiation-induced neurological dysfunction can be reached...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of radiation on the longitudinal trends of hemoglobin levels in the Japanese atomic bomb survivors
    F Lennie Wong
    Departments of Statistics, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Radiat Res 164:820-7. 2005
    ..Sex and birth cohort differences in radiation effects were not found after adjusting for smoking. The radiation-induced reduction in hemoglobin levels could not be explained by the presence of certain anemia-associated diseases...
  3. doi request reprint Reaction time as a predictor of mortality: the Radiation Effects Research Foundation Adult Health Study
    Michiko Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, 5 2 Hijiyama Park, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 732 0815, Japan
    Psychosom Med 75:154-60. 2013
    ..We investigated the association between reaction time (RT) and mortality in middle-aged and older atomic bomb survivors and their unexposed controls over a period of 30 years...
  4. doi request reprint Follicle-stimulating hormone and oestradiol levels during perimenopause in a cohort of Japanese women
    M Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Int J Clin Pract 62:1623-7. 2008
    ..There had been a lack of longitudinal studies regarding follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and oestradiol (E2) during perimenopause for non-Caucasian populations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Smoking and alcohol habits as risk factors for benign digestive diseases in a Japanese population: the radiation effects research foundation adult health study
    Michiko Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, 5 2 Hijiyama Park, Minami Ku, Hiroshima, Japan
    Digestion 71:231-7. 2005
    ..Although an association between benign digestive diseases and smoking or drinking habits was reported, consistent results have not been obtained either in European, American or Japanese populations...
  6. doi request reprint Incidence of dementia, Alzheimer disease, and vascular dementia in a Japanese population: Radiation Effects Research Foundation adult health study
    Michiko Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Neuroepidemiology 30:152-60. 2008
    ..To determine the age-, sex-, and subtype-specific incidence of dementia and to assess the effect of education level on the incidence in a Japanese population...
  7. doi request reprint Incidence and risks of dementia in Japanese women: Radiation Effects Research Foundation Adult Health Study
    Michiko Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 283:57-61. 2009
    ..Although dementia has a great impact on public health, there are few reports on dementia incidence and risk factors for Asian populations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of atherosclerosis in relation to atomic bomb radiation exposure: an RERF Adult Health Study
    Michiko Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Int J Radiat Biol 81:821-6. 2005
    ..To determine whether exposure to atomic bomb radiation altered the prevalence of asymptomatic atherosclerosis...
  9. doi request reprint Incidence of dementia among atomic-bomb survivors--Radiation Effects Research Foundation Adult Health Study
    Michiko Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 281:11-4. 2009
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  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of dementia on mortality in the radiation effects research foundation adult health study
    Michiko Yamada
    Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Gerontology 50:110-2. 2004
    ..Although dementia is rarely listed on death certificates, it does contribute to mortality. The predominant immediate causes of death coincident with dementia are pneumonia and cardiovascular diseases...
  11. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal trends of hemoglobin levels in a Japanese population--RERF's Adult Health Study subjects
    Michiko Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Minami Ku, Hiroshima, Japan
    Eur J Haematol 70:129-35. 2003
    ..Cohort and smoking effects on Hb levels were also observed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Association between dementia and midlife risk factors: the Radiation Effects Research Foundation Adult Health Study
    Michiko Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, 5 2 Hijiyama Park, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 732 815, Japan
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:410-4. 2003
    ..To investigate the association between midlife risk factors and the development of vascular dementia (VaD) or Alzheimer's disease (AD) 25 to 30 years later...
  13. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric sequelae in atomic bomb survivors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki two decades after the explosions
    Michiko Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, 5 2 Hijiyama Park, Minami Ku, Hiroshima, 732 0815 Japan
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:409-15. 2002
    ..The psychiatric effects of exposure to the atomic bomb explosions in Hiroshima and Nagasaki were assessed in this study...
  14. ncbi request reprint Noncancer disease incidence in atomic bomb survivors, 1958-1998
    Michiko Yamada
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Radiat Res 161:622-32. 2004
    ..These results attest to the need for continued follow-up of the aging A-bomb survivors to fully elucidate the effects of radiation exposure on the occurrence of noncancer diseases...
  15. doi request reprint Thyroid diseases in atomic bomb survivors exposed in utero
    Misa Imaizumi
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, 1 8 6 Nakagawa, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:1641-8. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the association of thyroid disease with radiation dose in atomic bomb survivors exposed in utero...
  16. doi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk among atomic bomb survivors exposed in utero, 1978-2003
    Yoshimi Tatsukawa
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Radiat Res 170:269-74. 2008
    ..Since the in utero cohort was under age 60 at the latest examination, continued follow-up is needed to document cardiovascular disease risk more fully...
  17. ncbi request reprint Grip strength predicts cause-specific mortality in middle-aged and elderly persons
    Hideo Sasaki
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Am J Med 120:337-42. 2007
    ..Handgrip strength is a simple measurement used to estimate overall muscle strength but might also serve as a predictor of health-related prognosis. We investigated grip strength-mortality association in a longitudinal study...
  18. ncbi request reprint Serum uric acid concentration as a risk factor for cardiovascular mortality: a longterm cohort study of atomic bomb survivors
    Masayuki Hakoda
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    J Rheumatol 32:906-12. 2005
    ..To elucidate the association of serum uric acid concentration with cardiovascular mortality risk...
  19. doi request reprint Radiation risk of individual multifactorial diseases in offspring of the atomic-bomb survivors: a clinical health study
    Yoshimi Tatsukawa
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan
    J Radiol Prot 33:281-93. 2013
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  20. ncbi request reprint Radiation dose-response relationships for thyroid nodules and autoimmune thyroid diseases in Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bomb survivors 55-58 years after radiation exposure
    Misa Imaizumi
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Nagasaki, Japan
    JAMA 295:1011-22. 2006
    ..Effects of irradiation on thyroid diseases such as thyroid nodules and autoimmune thyroid diseases have not been evaluated among people exposed to radiation more than 50 years in the past...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effects of aging and radiation exposure on blood pressure levels of atomic bomb survivors
    Hideo Sasaki
    Department of Clinical Studies and Statistics, Radiation Effect Research Foundation, 5 2 Hijiyama Park, Minami Ku, Hiroshima, Japan
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:974-81. 2002
    ..This phenomenon is compatible with the degenerative effect of ionizing radiation on blood vessels...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of radiation on age at menopause among atomic bomb survivors
    Ritsu Sakata
    Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan
    Radiat Res 176:787-95. 2011
    ..In conclusion, age at menopause was thought to decrease with increasing radiation dose for both natural and artificial menopause occurring at least 5 years after the exposure...
  23. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal trends of total white blood cell and differential white blood cell counts of atomic bomb survivors
    Wan Ling Hsu
    Department of Statistics, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    J Radiat Res 51:431-9. 2010
    ..Effects on WBC of low dose radiation remain unclear, however. Cigarette smoking produced the most pronounced effect on WBC counts and its impact was much larger than that of radiation exposure...
  24. doi request reprint Biologic score and mortality based on a 30-year mortality follow-up: radiation effects research foundation adult health study
    Fumiyoshi Kasagi
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, 5 2 Hijiyama Park, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 732 0815, Japan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:865-70. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the biologic score is a valid predictor of life span in this large-scale prospective study of middle-aged and elderly Japanese...
  25. doi request reprint White blood cell count, especially neutrophil count, as a predictor of hypertension in a Japanese population
    Yoshimi Tatsukawa
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, 5 2 Hijiyama Park, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 732 0815, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:1391-7. 2008
    ..001). In conclusion, elevated WBC count predicted an increased incidence of hypertension in Japanese, especially among females. Moreover, neutrophils were the major WBC component contributing to the increased risk...
  26. doi request reprint Height loss starting in middle age predicts increased mortality in the elderly
    Naomi Masunari
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    J Bone Miner Res 27:138-45. 2012
    ..Height loss of more than 2 cm starting in middle age was an independent risk factor for cardiovascular and respiratory-disease mortality among the elderly, even after adjusting for potential risk factors...
  27. ncbi request reprint Relation between QT duration and mortality in an elderly Japanese population
    Shuhei Nakanishi
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 93:1182-5. 2004
    ..Even in Japanese subjects, who have a lower coronary heart disease rate than that of Caucasians, the careful observation of subjects with a prolonged QTc is believed to be necessary...
  28. pmc Feasibility of freeze-dried sera for serological and molecular biological detection of hepatitis B and C viruses
    Waka Ohishi
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, 5 2 Hijiyama Park, Minami Ku, Hiroshima, 732 0815, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 44:4593-5. 2006
    ..The results indicated that freeze-dried sera as well as frozen sera can be useful for serological and molecular biological analyses of HBV and HCV...
  29. ncbi request reprint Animal protein, animal fat, and cholesterol intakes and risk of cerebral infarction mortality in the adult health study
    Catherine Sauvaget
    Department of Epidemiology, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Stroke 35:1531-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine the effect of a diet rich in animal protein, animal fat, and cholesterol on the risk of cerebral infarction mortality in a Japanese population...
  30. doi request reprint Association of TNFRSF4 gene polymorphisms with essential hypertension
    Yoichi Mashimo
    Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    J Hypertens 26:902-13. 2008
    ..Since essential hypertension is a well-known risk factor for myocardial infarction, we hypothesized that TNFRSF4 could be a susceptibility gene for essential hypertension...
  31. ncbi request reprint [A case of long-term survival of a patient with infantile Alexander disease diagnosed by DNA analysis]
    Kazuyo Wakabayashi
    Division of Neurology, Kanagawa Children s Medical Center, Yokohama, Kanagawa
    No To Hattatsu 37:55-9. 2005
    ..The R239C mutation does not show as much correlation with the clinical presentation as the R239H mutation. We believe that factors such as the environment also play a part in the prognosis of the disease...
  32. doi request reprint Association between fatty acid binding protein 3 gene variants and essential hypertension in humans
    Takahiro Ueno
    Division of Nephrology and Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 21:691-5. 2008
    ..In this study, therefore, we explored the role of FABP3 genetic variations in essential hypertension (EH) in humans...
  33. ncbi request reprint Mutation of the follicle-stimulating hormone receptor gene 5'-untranslated region associated with female hypertension
    Tomohiro Nakayama
    Division of Molecular Diagnostics, Advanced Medical Research Center, Nihon University School of Medicine, Ooyaguchi Kamimachi, 30 1 Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 8610, Japan
    Hypertension 48:512-8. 2006
    ..004). The SNP in the 5'-untranslated region of the FSHR gene affects levels of transcriptional activity and is a susceptibility mutation of EH in women...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Two cases of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis which occurred before the age of 24 months]
    Koji Tanoue
    Department of Neurology, Kanagawa Children s Medical Center, Yokohama
    No To Hattatsu 38:363-7. 2006
    ..And we found no significant interrelationships between age of onset and clinical features...