Hiroshi Yatsuya

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Development of a point-based prediction model for the incidence of total stroke: Japan public health center study
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health, Fujita Health University, 1 98, Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake cho, Toyoake, Aichi 470 1192, Japan
    Stroke 44:1295-302. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Independent association of liver fat accumulation with insulin resistance
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Japan Department of Public Health and Health Systems, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan Electronic address
    Obes Res Clin Pract 8:e350-5. 2014
  3. pmc Associations of protein, fat, and carbohydrate intakes with insomnia symptoms among middle-aged Japanese workers
    Eizaburo Tanaka
    Department of Public Health and Health Systems, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    J Epidemiol 23:132-8. 2013
  4. pmc Association of coffee consumption with serum adiponectin, leptin, inflammation and metabolic markers in Japanese workers: a cross-sectional study
    K Yamashita
    1 Department of Public Health and Health Systems, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan 2 Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Nutr Diabetes 2:e33. 2012
  5. pmc Adiposity and risk of cardiovascular diseases in Japan: secular trend, individual level associations and causal pathway - implications for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases in societies with rapid economic development
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health and Health Systems, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai cho Showa ku, Nagoya, 466 8550 Japan
    EPMA J 2:65-73. 2011
  6. pmc Retinal microvascular abnormalities and risk of lacunar stroke: Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Suite 300, Minneapolis, Minn 55454, USA
    Stroke 41:1349-55. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Body mass index and risk of stroke and myocardial infarction in a relatively lean population: meta-analysis of 16 Japanese cohorts using individual data
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:498-505. 2010
  8. pmc Changes in C-reactive protein during weight loss and the association with changes in anthropometric variables in men and women: LIFE Study
    H Yatsuya
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:684-91. 2011
  9. pmc Sex-specific HDL cholesterol changes with weight loss and their association with anthropometric variables: the LIFE study
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:429-35. 2011
  10. pmc Risk of incident cardiovascular disease among users of smokeless tobacco in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:600-5. 2010

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Publications73

  1. doi request reprint Development of a point-based prediction model for the incidence of total stroke: Japan public health center study
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health, Fujita Health University, 1 98, Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake cho, Toyoake, Aichi 470 1192, Japan
    Stroke 44:1295-302. 2013
    ..We developed and validated a point-based prediction model (risk score) for stroke incidence using a Japanese cohort of general men and women...
  2. ncbi request reprint Independent association of liver fat accumulation with insulin resistance
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Japan Department of Public Health and Health Systems, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan Electronic address
    Obes Res Clin Pract 8:e350-5. 2014
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  3. pmc Associations of protein, fat, and carbohydrate intakes with insomnia symptoms among middle-aged Japanese workers
    Eizaburo Tanaka
    Department of Public Health and Health Systems, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    J Epidemiol 23:132-8. 2013
    ..Diet is a modifiable factor that may affect sleep, but the associations of macronutrient intakes with insomnia are inconsistent. We investigated the associations of protein, fat, and carbohydrate intakes with insomnia symptoms...
  4. pmc Association of coffee consumption with serum adiponectin, leptin, inflammation and metabolic markers in Japanese workers: a cross-sectional study
    K Yamashita
    1 Department of Public Health and Health Systems, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan 2 Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Nutr Diabetes 2:e33. 2012
    ..We speculated that adipocytokines mainly explain the associations of coffee consumption with lipids and hs-CRP. Factors other than adipocytokines may explain the association between coffee consumption and liver function...
  5. pmc Adiposity and risk of cardiovascular diseases in Japan: secular trend, individual level associations and causal pathway - implications for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases in societies with rapid economic development
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health and Health Systems, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai cho Showa ku, Nagoya, 466 8550 Japan
    EPMA J 2:65-73. 2011
    ..Thus, further implementation and promotion of activities are needed to bring about meaningful changes in the obesity trend in communities that are harmonized with other domains of CVD prevention activities...
  6. pmc Retinal microvascular abnormalities and risk of lacunar stroke: Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Suite 300, Minneapolis, Minn 55454, USA
    Stroke 41:1349-55. 2010
    ..No study has prospectively examined retinal findings in relation to the incidence of clinical lacunar stroke in comparison with other ischemic stroke subtypes...
  7. doi request reprint Body mass index and risk of stroke and myocardial infarction in a relatively lean population: meta-analysis of 16 Japanese cohorts using individual data
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:498-505. 2010
    ..The association of overweight/obesity with the incidence of cardiovascular diseases, especially stroke, has not been comprehensively examined in relatively lean populations in which stroke is more prevalent than coronary heart disease...
  8. pmc Changes in C-reactive protein during weight loss and the association with changes in anthropometric variables in men and women: LIFE Study
    H Yatsuya
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:684-91. 2011
    ..To investigate whether sex differences exist in the pattern of change in C-reactive protein (CRP) levels during weight loss, and whether the associations between weight change and CRP change differ by the types of anthropometric variables...
  9. pmc Sex-specific HDL cholesterol changes with weight loss and their association with anthropometric variables: the LIFE study
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:429-35. 2011
    ..Rapid decrease of predominantly subcutaneous fat in the femoral and gluteal area might be associated with HDLC decrease in women during initial weight loss...
  10. pmc Risk of incident cardiovascular disease among users of smokeless tobacco in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:600-5. 2010
    ..Current cigarette smokers should also be given sufficient information on safe, therapeutic methods of quitting which do not include switching to smokeless tobacco...
  11. pmc Postural changes in blood pressure and incidence of ischemic stroke subtypes: the ARIC study
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Hypertension 57:167-73. 2011
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  12. pmc Associations of obesity measures with subtypes of ischemic stroke in the ARIC Study
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Epidemiol 20:347-54. 2010
    ..Associations between obesity and lacunar, nonlacunar thrombotic, and cardioembolic stroke are not firmly established...
  13. ncbi request reprint Higher dietary intake of alpha-linolenic acid is associated with lower insulin resistance in middle-aged Japanese
    Takashi Muramatsu
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Prev Med 50:272-6. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint Uric acid and left ventricular hypertrophy in Japanese men
    Hirotsugu Mitsuhashi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Circ J 73:667-72. 2009
    ..In the present study, the relationship between serum UA levels and electrocardiographically-diagnosed LVH (ECG-LVH) was examined in Japanese men not taking medication for hypertension (HTN), which could confound the association...
  15. ncbi request reprint Further inflammatory information on metabolic syndrome by adiponectin evaluation
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 124:339-44. 2008
    ..Despite a close association of adiponectin with metabolic syndrome (MetS), its usefulness as an additional MetS factor has not been well investigated...
  16. ncbi request reprint Low leptin but high insulin resistance of smokers in Japanese men
    Yo Hotta
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 81:358-64. 2008
    ..To investigate the association between smoking and leptin, and to discuss their influence on diabetes in a large-scale study of Japanese men...
  17. ncbi request reprint A positive association between leptin and blood pressure of normal range in Japanese men
    Keiko Wada
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamic, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Hypertens Res 29:485-92. 2006
    ..It is also likely that leptin is a physiological mediator--or at least a marker--of some degree of DBP elevation in obesity...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Association between low birth weight and elevated white blood cell count in adulthood within a Japanese population
    Keiko Wada
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Circ J 72:757-63. 2008
    ..However, the precise mechanism underlying the association remains poorly understood. We investigated the association between birth weight and adult white blood cell (WBC) count in a Japanese population...
  20. ncbi request reprint Perceived psychological stress and serum leptin concentrations in Japanese men
    Rei Otsuka
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1832-8. 2006
    ..To examine epidemiologically whether subjects with higher stress perception levels have higher leptin concentrations...
  21. doi request reprint BMI and all-cause mortality among Japanese older adults: findings from the Japan collaborative cohort study
    Akiko Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health, Aichi Medical University School of Medicine, Aichi, Japan
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:362-9. 2010
    ..The wide range of BMI between 20.0 and 29.9 in both older men and women showed the lowest all-cause mortality risk...
  22. ncbi request reprint Eating fast leads to insulin resistance: findings in middle-aged Japanese men and women
    Rei Otsuka
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Aichi, Japan
    Prev Med 46:154-9. 2008
    ..To examine relationships between speed of eating and insulin resistance...
  23. ncbi request reprint Long-term body weight fluctuation is associated with metabolic syndrome independent of current body mass index among Japanese men
    Huiming Zhang
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Circ J 69:13-8. 2005
    ..In the present study the association between long-term weight fluctuation and the development of metabolic syndrome (MS), a potent CVD risk factor, was investigated...
  24. ncbi request reprint Eating fast leads to obesity: findings based on self-administered questionnaires among middle-aged Japanese men and women
    Rei Otsuka
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 16:117-24. 2006
    ..In this study, we cross-sectionally examined the association of the self-reported rate of eating with current Body Mass Index (BMI), and BMI-change from 20 years of age to the current age...
  25. ncbi request reprint Comparison of circulating adiponectin and proinflammatory markers regarding their association with metabolic syndrome in Japanese men
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:871-6. 2006
    ..Anti-inflammatory and proinflammatory molecules purportedly play an important role in developing metabolic syndrome (MetS). However, little is known as to the relative importance of these molecules in the association with MetS...
  26. doi request reprint Contribution of adipocytokines to low-grade inflammatory state as expressed by circulating C-reactive protein in Japanese men: comparison of leptin and adiponectin
    Kaichiro Sugiura
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 130:159-64. 2008
    ..Although it has been known that adiponectin protects, whereas leptin accelerates, the development of atherosclerotic diseases, the comparative strength of their reciprocal effects on circulating CRP remains unclear...
  27. ncbi request reprint High-sensitivity C-reactive protein is quite low in Japanese men at high coronary risk
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsusumai, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Circ J 71:820-5. 2007
    ..Although numerous studies have demonstrated a positive association of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP) with the incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD), little information exists regarding this issue in Japanese...
  28. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of insulin-like growth factor I, II, and binding protein 3, transforming growth factor beta-1, soluble fas ligand and superoxide dismutase activity in stomach cancer cases and their controls in the JACC Study
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S120-5. 2005
    ..New biomarkers of the disease that may contribute to establish the potential screening strategy would be of value for the early detection of individuals at high risk of the disease...
  29. ncbi request reprint Positive association between high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in Japanese workers: 6-year follow-up
    Chaochen Wang
    Department of Public Health and Health Systems, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 29:398-405. 2013
    ..However, whether inflammation precedes development of T2DM independent of cigarette smoking and obesity remains to be confirmed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Consumption of soy foods and the risk of breast cancer: findings from the Japan Collaborative Cohort (JACC) Study
    Kazuko Nishio
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 18:801-8. 2007
    ..To examine whether soy foods really have protective effects against breast cancer and how their influence on breast cancer is modified according to menopausal status, we conducted a population-based, prospective cohort study in Japan...
  31. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of reproductive and menstrual factors and colon cancer risk in Japanese women: findings from the JACC study
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Cancer Sci 95:602-7. 2004
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Relationship between body mass index and the risk of ovarian cancer in the Japanese population: findings from the Japanese Collaborate Cohort (JACC) study
    Yoshimitsu Niwa
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 31:452-8. 2005
    ..Here we investigated this relation using data from the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for the Evaluation of Cancer Risk, which was initiated in 1988...
  33. ncbi request reprint The transition to menopause reinforces adiponectin production and its contribution to improvement of insulin-resistant state
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 66:65-71. 2007
    ..To evaluate the influence of menopausal status on the serum adiponectin concentration and investigate whether the contribution of adiponectin to insulin resistance is modified by menopausal status...
  34. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer mortality and body mass index in a Japanese cohort: findings from the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study (JACC Study)
    Takaaki Kondo
    Department of Medical Technology, Nagoya University School of Health Sciences, 1 20 Daikominami 1 chome, Nagoya, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 18:229-34. 2007
    ..To determine the relationship of body mass index (BMI) and BMI changes during adulthood to lung cancer mortality in a large-sized Japanese cohort...
  35. pmc Demographic and cardiovascular risk factors modify association of fasting insulin with incident coronary heart disease and ischemic stroke (from the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities Study)
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1420-5. 2010
    ..0087). The associations of insulin with stroke were stronger in women (p-interaction = 0.037), whites (compared to blacks; p-interaction = 0.036), and those without hypertension (p-interaction = 0.0027)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Association between serum leptin concentration and white blood cell count in middle-aged Japanese men and women
    Tomoko Mabuchi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 21:441-7. 2005
    ..Leptin's hematopoietic or proinflammatory role has been experimentally reported. We investigated whether serum leptin concentrations are associated with white blood cell (WBC) counts in humans...
  37. ncbi request reprint Association of white blood cell count and clustered components of metabolic syndrome in Japanese men
    Nobue Nagasawa
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Saitama, Japan
    Circ J 68:892-7. 2004
    ..The role of inflammation in the genesis of cardiovascular disease has attracted attention and in the present study the association among metabolic syndrome (MS), white blood cell (WBC) count, and insulin concentration was investigated...
  38. ncbi request reprint Association between parental histories of hypertension, diabetes and dyslipidemia and the clustering of these disorders in offspring
    Keiko Wada
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Prev Med 42:358-63. 2006
    ..Familial aggregation of hypertension, diabetes and dyslipidemia has been well reported. However, only a few studies have assessed to what extent parental histories were involved in the clustering of these diseases...
  39. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin level and left ventricular hypertrophy in Japanese men
    Hirotsugu Mitsuhashi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Hypertension 49:1448-54. 2007
    ..Adiponectin concentration was inversely and independently associated with ECG-LVH in Japanese men...
  40. ncbi request reprint Factors related to frequency of engaging in outside activities among elderly persons living an independent life at home
    Miyuki Ishikawa
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 68:121-30. 2006
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  41. pmc Impact of age at smoking initiation, dosage, and time since quitting on cardiovascular disease in african americans and whites: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Rachel R Huxley
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:816-26. 2012
    ..African Americans who smoke incur a similar level of cardiovascular risk as white smokers and would derive the same benefits from quitting as whites...
  42. pmc Race- and sex-specific associations of obesity measures with ischemic stroke incidence in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, Minn 55454, USA
    Stroke 41:417-25. 2010
    ..Studies have suggested differences in the association between obesity and ischemic stroke in black versus white populations. In this study, we explored ischemic stroke risk in relation to a variety of obesity measures by sex and race...
  43. ncbi request reprint Leptin is associated with an increased female colorectal cancer risk: a nested case-control study in Japan
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Oncology 68:454-61. 2005
    ..To elucidate whether leptin is involved in the etiology of female colorectal cancer...
  44. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiologic mechanisms of obesity and related metabolic disorders: an epidemiologic study using questionnaire and serologic biomarkers
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Aichi, Japan
    J Epidemiol 17:141-6. 2007
    ..It is still unclear whether individuals with the same degree of obesity but different weight histories since young adulthood have different insulin concentration, prevalence of metabolic syndrome components and their clustering...
  45. doi request reprint Self-reported medical history was generally accurate among Japanese workplace population
    Keiko Wada
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:306-13. 2009
    ..To assess the validity of self-reported medical history of several diseases among the Japanese population, and to clarify to what extent the self-reported year of diagnosis for chronic diseases is different from the physician's reports...
  46. ncbi request reprint Having more healthy practice was associated with low white blood cell counts in middle-aged Japanese male and female workers
    Rei Otsuka
    Department of Public Health, Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Ind Health 46:341-7. 2008
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Smoking status and adiponectin in healthy Japanese men and women
    Seiko Takefuji
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Prev Med 45:471-5. 2007
    ..We therefore investigated the association between cigarette smoking and adiponectin concentration in a large sample of Japanese men and women...
  48. ncbi request reprint Serum pepsinogen values and Helicobacter pylori status among control subjects of a nested case-control study in the JACC study
    Shogo Kikuchi
    Department of Public Health, Aichi Medical University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S126-33. 2005
    ..Helicobacter pylori infection and serum pepsinogen values are strongly related with stomach cancer. The aim of this study was to know what were these factors among general population...
  49. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and adult hypertension: cross-sectional study in a Japanese workplace population
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Circ J 70:262-7. 2006
    ..Low birth weight has been associated with adult hypertension in several Western populations. This association needs to be evaluated in Japanese people...
  50. pmc Height and risk of incident intraparenchymal hemorrhage: Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities and Cardiovascular Health study cohorts
    Lindsay G Smith
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:323-8. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that height would be inversely associated with incident IPH in the combined cohorts of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study and the Cardiovascular Health Study...
  51. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk in Japanese women
    Yingsong Lin
    Department of Public Health, Aichi Medical University School of Medicine, Aichi, Japan
    Int J Cancer 116:779-83. 2005
    ..Our cohort study demonstrated that Japanese women who consume at least a moderate amount of alcohol have an increased risk of breast cancer...
  52. ncbi request reprint Psychological attitudes and risk of breast cancer in Japan: a prospective study
    Kenji Wakai
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, 1 1 Kanokoden, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, 464 8681, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 18:259-67. 2007
    ..To examine the association between psychological factors and the risk of breast cancer prospectively in a non-Western population...
  53. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and the risk of ovarian cancer in the Japanese population: findings from the Japanese Collaborate Cohort study
    Yoshimitsu Niwa
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 31:144-51. 2005
    ..Here we investigated this relation using data from the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer Risk, initiated in 1988...
  54. ncbi request reprint Lack of an association between serum level of transforming growth factor beta -1 and stomach cancer risk in the JACC study
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Aichi 466 8550, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:170-6. 2005
    ..In conclusion, serum TGFbeta1 levels were not associated with increased risks of subsequent stomach cancer.gene A52C polymorphism related to the metabolism of long-chain fatty acids and oxidized LDL in the etiology of colorectal cancer...
  55. ncbi request reprint Serum phospholipid transfer protein mass as a possible protective factor for coronary heart diseases
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Circ J 68:11-6. 2004
    ..The phospholipid transfer activity of PLTP has been associated with various patho-physiological conditions; however, little information is available concerning the relationship between PLTP mass and disease...
  56. ncbi request reprint Green tea and stomach cancer--a short review of prospective studies
    Yoshiharu Hoshiyama
    Department of Public Health, Showa University School of Medicine, Saitama, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S109-12. 2005
    ..In Japan, green tea has been drunk for a long time. Because it can be drunk casually, many people love drinking it. If such green tea has an effect to prevent stomach cancer, it will be a very convenient way to prevent the disease...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effect of physical activity on breast cancer risk: findings of the Japan collaborative cohort study
    Sadao Suzuki
    Department of Public Health, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 1 Kawasumi, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3396-401. 2008
    ..This study aimed to examine prospectively the association between physical activity and breast cancer risk in a non-Western population...
  58. ncbi request reprint Low birth weight is associated with reduced adiponectin concentration in adult
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 16:669-74. 2006
    ..Our aim is to examine whether low birth weight is associated with adiponectin concentration in adult...
  59. ncbi request reprint Inverse association between adiponectin and C-reactive protein in substantially healthy Japanese men
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 188:184-9. 2006
    ..This study investigated the association between adiponectin and CRP among substantially healthy subjects...
  60. ncbi request reprint Changes in activities of daily living, physical fitness, and depressive symptoms after six-month periodic well-rounded exercise programs for older adults living in nursing homes or special nursing facilities
    Pei OuYang
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 71:115-26. 2009
    ..2 sec to 25.3 sec (p = 0.01, paired t-test). These findings suggest that such a program could be effective in improving the ADL and physical fitness of the elderly...
  61. ncbi request reprint Incidence of young onset insulin-requiring diabetes mellitus among 18- to 30-year-olds in Dhaka, Bangladesh (1994-2003)
    Saika Nizam
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 74:149-56. 2012
    ..01). The incidence of young onset IRDM is increasing in the Dhaka City population among females, which is attributed to the increase in overweight/obese female cases...
  62. ncbi request reprint Aggregation of stomach cancer history in parents and offspring in comparison with other sites
    Takaaki Kondo
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Int J Epidemiol 32:579-83. 2003
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the magnitude of the aggregation of a stomach cancer history in parents and their offspring in comparison with that of a history at other sites...
  63. ncbi request reprint Impact of menstrual and reproductive factors on breast cancer risk in Japan: results of the JACC study
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550
    Cancer Sci 96:57-62. 2005
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Plasma fibrinogen levels and cardiovascular risk factors in Japanese schoolchildren
    Chie Fujii
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 16:64-70. 2006
    ..The present study aimed to clarify the association between plasma fibrinogen levels and cardiovascular risk factors in Japanese children...
  65. ncbi request reprint Development and validity of the Japanese version of body shape silhouette: relationship between self-rating silhouette and measured body mass index
    Ken Nagasaka
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 70:89-96. 2008
    ..8 for obesity and thinness in both genders. These findings suggest that our scale is a promising tool for examining body size and image among Japanese adults...
  66. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term reliability of information on previous illness and family history as compared with that on smoking and drinking habits in questionnaire surveys
    Shankuan Zhu
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 12:120-5. 2002
    ..The reliability of a family history on cancer was slightly poorer than that of individual's previous cancer or other illnesses and that of smoking and drinking even for a short interval...
  67. pmc Community prevalence of ideal cardiovascular health, by the American Heart Association definition, and relationship with cardiovascular disease incidence
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:1690-6. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to estimate the prevalence of ideal cardiovascular health and its relationship with incident cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  68. ncbi request reprint Effects of social relationships on mortality among the elderly in a Japanese rural area: an 88-month follow-up study
    Chiyoe Murata
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:78-84. 2005
    ..The association between social relationships and lower mortality has been well documented in Western countries. This study aims to investigate that association among elderly Japanese in a rural area...
  69. ncbi request reprint A prospective study on the possible association between having children and colon cancer risk: findings from the JACC Study
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Cancer Sci 95:243-7. 2004
    ..From these prospective data, having children may reduce risk of colon cancer among women, but not among men, suggesting that modifications of hormone profiles secondary to pregnancies may influence female colon cancer risk...
  70. ncbi request reprint Multilevel analyses of effects of variation in body mass index on serum lipid concentrations in middle-aged Japanese men
    Takaaki Kondo
    Program in Radiological and Medical Laboratory Sciences, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 20 Daiko Minami, Higashi ku, Nagoya 461 8673, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 71:19-28. 2009
    ..This result supports the public health significance of intervention into weight control to prevent the development of atherogenic risks among a healthy workplace population...
  71. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for first acute myocardial infarction attack assessed by cardiovascular disease registry data in Aichi Prefecture
    Yoshinobu Kondo
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Nagoya J Med Sci 69:139-47. 2007
    ..It was suggested that persons with disease histories should be carefully treated irrespective of the presence or absence of obesity...
  72. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of a simple checklist-type questionnaire for food intake and dietary behavior
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 13:235-45. 2003
    ..A simple, reliable, and valid food questionnaire is needed in clinical dietary assessments, community health education, and multi-purpose epidemiologic studies to obtain a crude measure of dietary intake...
  73. ncbi request reprint Family history and the risk of stomach cancer death in Japan: differences by age and gender
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Field of Social Life Science, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Int J Cancer 97:688-94. 2002
    ..Any preventive strategy should take into account the degree of individual susceptibility...