Yuji Shimizu

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Affiliation: Graduate School
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Short stature is an inflammatory disadvantage among middle-aged Japanese men
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med . 2016
  2. pmc Serum triglyceride levels in relation to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (TG-HDL) ratios as an efficient tool to estimate the risk of sleep apnea syndrome in non-overweight Japanese men
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med . 2016
  3. pmc Hemoglobin as a possible biochemical index of hypertension-induced vascular damage
    Yuji Shimizu
    Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 35:4. 2016
  4. pmc Salt intake and mental distress among rural community-dwelling Japanese men
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 34:26. 2015
  5. pmc Association between circulating CD34-positive cells and serum alkaline phosphatase in relation to body mass index for elderly Japanese men
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 35:2. 2016
  6. pmc Association between hemoglobin A1c and carotid atherosclerosis in rural community-dwelling elderly Japanese men
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 34:16. 2015
  7. pmc Associations between renal impairment and anemia in older, rural Japanese men: the Nagasaki Island study
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 33:7. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Subclinical carotid atherosclerosis and hyperuricemia in relation to renal impairment in a rural Japanese population: the Nagasaki Islands study
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 233:525-9. 2014
  9. pmc Relationship between adult height and body weight and risk of carotid atherosclerosis assessed in terms of carotid intima-media thickness: the Nagasaki Islands study
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 32:19. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Association of arterial stiffness and diabetes with triglycerides-to-HDL cholesterol ratio for Japanese men: the Nagasaki Islands Study
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 228:491-5. 2013

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  1. pmc Short stature is an inflammatory disadvantage among middle-aged Japanese men
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med . 2016
    ..However, no studies have reported on the association between high white blood cell (WBC) count and height accounting for body mass index (BMI) status...
  2. pmc Serum triglyceride levels in relation to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (TG-HDL) ratios as an efficient tool to estimate the risk of sleep apnea syndrome in non-overweight Japanese men
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med . 2016
    ....
  3. pmc Hemoglobin as a possible biochemical index of hypertension-induced vascular damage
    Yuji Shimizu
    Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 35:4. 2016
    ..However, no studies have reported on a correlation between hemoglobin and HGF accounting for hypertension status...
  4. pmc Salt intake and mental distress among rural community-dwelling Japanese men
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 34:26. 2015
    ..However, no single study has reported this association...
  5. pmc Association between circulating CD34-positive cells and serum alkaline phosphatase in relation to body mass index for elderly Japanese men
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 35:2. 2016
    ..However, no study has examined the relationship between serum alkaline phosphatase (ALP) (a marker of bone metabolism) and circulating immature cell such as CD34-positive cells (a marker of vascular homeostasis)...
  6. pmc Association between hemoglobin A1c and carotid atherosclerosis in rural community-dwelling elderly Japanese men
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 34:16. 2015
    ..Like diabetes, carotid atherosclerosis is a well known lifestyle-related disease. However, no studies have yet reported an association between HbA1c levels and carotid atherosclerosis...
  7. pmc Associations between renal impairment and anemia in older, rural Japanese men: the Nagasaki Island study
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 33:7. 2014
    ..In addition, renal impairment is known to be associated with a form of anemia known as renal anemia...
  8. doi request reprint Subclinical carotid atherosclerosis and hyperuricemia in relation to renal impairment in a rural Japanese population: the Nagasaki Islands study
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 233:525-9. 2014
    ..1 mm and the other with maximum CIMTā‰„1.1 mm. However, no studies have been reported of the association between hyperuricemia and subclinical carotid atherosclerosis while taking the two different ways of classification into account...
  9. pmc Relationship between adult height and body weight and risk of carotid atherosclerosis assessed in terms of carotid intima-media thickness: the Nagasaki Islands study
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 32:19. 2013
    ..Further, although the association between atherosclerosis and body mass index (BMI) is reportedly positive, there have been no reports of studies on associations between height and atherosclerosis in relation to BMI...
  10. doi request reprint Association of arterial stiffness and diabetes with triglycerides-to-HDL cholesterol ratio for Japanese men: the Nagasaki Islands Study
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 228:491-5. 2013
    ..To investigate this association, we conducted a cross-sectional study of 1344 Japanese men aged 36-79 years undergoing a general health check...
  11. pmc Association between alkaline phosphatase and hypertension in a rural Japanese population: the Nagasaki Islands study
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 32:10. 2013
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Free thyroxine (FT4) and anemia in relation to drinking status of Japanese men: the Nagasaki islands study
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    Endocr J 60:1029-34. 2013
    ..59 (0.41-0.85) for non-drinkers, and 1.23 (0.83-1.83) for drinkers. In conclusion, FT4 is inversely associated with anemia for non-drinking but not for drinking men. However, drinking may act as a confounding factor for this association. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Association between hemoglobin and diabetes in relation to the triglycerides-to-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (TG-HDL) ratio in Japanese individuals: the Nagasaki Islands Study
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Japan
    Intern Med 53:837-43. 2014
    ..In order to investigate these associations, we conducted a cross-sectional study of 3,733 (1,299 men and 2,434 women) Japanese participants 30-89 years of age undergoing a general health checkup...
  14. ncbi request reprint Association between the hemoglobin levels and hypertension in relation to the BMI status in a rural Japanese population: the Nagasaki Islands Study
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Japan
    Intern Med 53:435-40. 2014
    ..However, no published studies have examined this association in relation to the BMI status. The primary purpose of this study was to assess the association between the hemoglobin levels and hypertension in relation to the BMI status...
  15. doi request reprint Association between hemoglobin levels and arterial stiffness for general Japanese population in relation to body mass index status: The Nagasaki Islands study
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan Department of Island and Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 14:811-8. 2014
    ..To investigate associations between hemoglobin levels and arterial stiffness accounting for body mass index (BMI) in a large-scale cross-sectional study...
  16. pmc Platelets as an indicator of vascular repair in elderly Japanese men
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    Oncotarget 7:44919-44926. 2016
    ..Our results indicate that platelet count is an indicator of vascular repair activity (endothelial repair and developing atherosclerosis). Additionally, hypertension might mask the beneficial effects of circulating CD34-positive cells...
  17. doi request reprint Height is an indicator of vascular maintenance capacity in older men
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int . 2016
    ..The present study aimed to clarify the clinical importance of height on vascular maintenance in older Japanese men...
  18. pmc Height indicates hematopoietic capacity in elderly Japanese men
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan
    Aging (Albany NY) 8:2407-2413. 2016
    ..These results indicate that subjects with a short stature might have lower hematopoietic capacity than those with a high stature...
  19. ncbi request reprint The association between living alone and frailty in a rural Japanese population: the Nagasaki Islands study
    Hirotomo Yamanashi
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Sakamoto, Nagasaki, and Department of Island and Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Goto, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Prim Health Care 7:269-73. 2015
    ..Demographic changes in Japan have resulted in an increased number of elderly living alone...
  20. doi request reprint Circulating CD34-positive cells, glomerular filtration rate and triglycerides in relation to hypertension
    Yuji Shimizu
    Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki, Japan Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 243:71-6. 2015
    ..Since hypertension is well known factor for vascular impairment, the degree of correlation between serum triglycerides and circulating CD34-positve cells should account for hypertension status...