Munira Akhter

Summary

Affiliation: Tohoku University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk of distal colon and rectal cancer in Japanese men: the Miyagi Cohort Study
    Munira Akhter
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai shi, Miyagi ken 980 8575, Japan
    Eur J Cancer 43:383-90. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and the risk of colorectal cancer among men: a prospective study in Japan
    Munira Akhter
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:102-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The Ohsaki Cohort 2006 Study: design of study and profile of participants at baseline
    Shinichi Kuriyama
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Epidemiol 20:253-8. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Coffee consumption and mortality due to all causes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer in Japanese women
    Kemmyo Sugiyama
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Nutr 140:1007-13. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Coffee consumption and the risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective cohort study in Japan
    Toru Naganuma
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Cancer 120:1542-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with psychological distress in a community-dwelling Japanese population: the Ohsaki Cohort 2006 Study
    Shinichi Kuriyama
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Epidemiol 19:294-302. 2009

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk of distal colon and rectal cancer in Japanese men: the Miyagi Cohort Study
    Munira Akhter
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai shi, Miyagi ken 980 8575, Japan
    Eur J Cancer 43:383-90. 2007
    ..2). These data indicate that alcohol consumption in Japanese men is associated with a statistically significant increased risk of cancer of the distal colon and rectum, but not cancer of the proximal colon...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and the risk of colorectal cancer among men: a prospective study in Japan
    Munira Akhter
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:102-7. 2007
    ..05). Our findings are consistent with the hypothesis that cigarette smoking is associated with a higher risk of colorectal cancer in men...
  3. ncbi request reprint The Ohsaki Cohort 2006 Study: design of study and profile of participants at baseline
    Shinichi Kuriyama
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Epidemiol 20:253-8. 2010
    ..Large-scale cohort studies conducted in Japan do not always include psychosocial factors as exposures. In addition, such studies sometimes fail to satisfactorily evaluate disability status as an outcome...
  4. doi request reprint Coffee consumption and mortality due to all causes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer in Japanese women
    Kemmyo Sugiyama
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Nutr 140:1007-13. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that coffee may have favorable effects on morality due to all causes and to CVD, especially CHD, in women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Coffee consumption and the risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective cohort study in Japan
    Toru Naganuma
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Cancer 120:1542-7. 2007
    ..Coffee consumption was also not associated with incidence of either proximal or distal colon cancer. We conclude that coffee consumption is not associated with the incidence risk of colorectal cancer in the general population in Japan...
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with psychological distress in a community-dwelling Japanese population: the Ohsaki Cohort 2006 Study
    Shinichi Kuriyama
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Epidemiol 19:294-302. 2009
    ..In Asia, there has been no population-based epidemiological study using the K6, a 6-item instrument that assesses nonspecific psychological distress...