Yuji Nishiwaki

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Affiliation: Keio University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Knee pain and future self-reliance in older adults: evidence from a community-based 3-year cohort study in Japan
    Yuji Nishiwaki
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 21:184-90. 2011
  2. doi Body mass index misclassification due to kyphotic posture in Japanese community-dwelling adults aged 65 years and older
    Yuji Nishiwaki
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:326-31. 2011
  3. pmc Six year observational cohort study of the effect of carbon disulphide on brain MRI in rayon manufacturing workers
    Y Nishiwaki
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Occup Environ Med 61:225-32. 2004
  4. pmc Early life factors, childhood cognition and postal questionnaire response rate in middle age: the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s study
    Yuji Nishiwaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 5:16. 2005
  5. pmc Gender-specific associations of vision and hearing impairments with adverse health outcomes in older Japanese: a population-based cohort study
    Takehiro Michikawa
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Geriatr 9:50. 2009
  6. doi Gender difference in the relationships between vision and hearing impairments and negative well-being
    Sei Harada
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Prev Med 47:433-7. 2008
  7. doi Development of stiff shoulder in asymptomatic volunteers during ten-year follow-up in Japan
    Eijiro Okada
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 23:69-75. 2010
  8. doi Age-related changes of thoracic and cervical intervertebral discs in asymptomatic subjects
    Morio Matsumoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1359-64. 2010
  9. doi Impact of hearing difficulty on dependence in activities of daily living (ADL) and mortality: a 3-year cohort study of community-dwelling Japanese older adults
    Mutsuko Yamada
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:245-9. 2011
  10. doi Cross-sectional area of the posterior extensor muscles of the cervical spine in whiplash injury patients versus healthy volunteers--10 year follow-up MR study
    Morio Matsumoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University, Japan
    Injury 43:912-6. 2012

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Publications73

  1. pmc Knee pain and future self-reliance in older adults: evidence from a community-based 3-year cohort study in Japan
    Yuji Nishiwaki
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 21:184-90. 2011
    ..The aim of this 3-year cohort study was to investigate the association of knee pain with dependence in activities of daily living (ADL) and mortality in community-dwelling older Japanese adults...
  2. doi Body mass index misclassification due to kyphotic posture in Japanese community-dwelling adults aged 65 years and older
    Yuji Nishiwaki
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:326-31. 2011
    ..We investigated the extent to which inaccurate BMI assessments led to misclassification of elderly people as normal weight (when they were actually underweight) or overweight (actually normal weight)...
  3. pmc Six year observational cohort study of the effect of carbon disulphide on brain MRI in rayon manufacturing workers
    Y Nishiwaki
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Occup Environ Med 61:225-32. 2004
    ..To clarify whether the current occupational exposure limit (OEL) for carbon disulphide (CS2) is low enough to prevent the occurrence of adverse effects on the cerebrovascular system...
  4. pmc Early life factors, childhood cognition and postal questionnaire response rate in middle age: the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s study
    Yuji Nishiwaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 5:16. 2005
    ..Little is known about the relationship between early life factors and survey response in epidemiological studies of adults...
  5. pmc Gender-specific associations of vision and hearing impairments with adverse health outcomes in older Japanese: a population-based cohort study
    Takehiro Michikawa
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Geriatr 9:50. 2009
    ..Therefore, we examined the association of vision and hearing impairments (as measured by objective methods) with AHOs (dependence in activities of daily living or death), and whether this association differed by gender...
  6. doi Gender difference in the relationships between vision and hearing impairments and negative well-being
    Sei Harada
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Prev Med 47:433-7. 2008
    ....
  7. doi Development of stiff shoulder in asymptomatic volunteers during ten-year follow-up in Japan
    Eijiro Okada
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 23:69-75. 2010
    ....
  8. doi Age-related changes of thoracic and cervical intervertebral discs in asymptomatic subjects
    Morio Matsumoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1359-64. 2010
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study on degeneration of the thoracic spine in asymptomatic subjects...
  9. doi Impact of hearing difficulty on dependence in activities of daily living (ADL) and mortality: a 3-year cohort study of community-dwelling Japanese older adults
    Mutsuko Yamada
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:245-9. 2011
    ..3% (age ≥65) and in 6.3% (age ≥75) of the target population. In conclusion, hearing difficulty was common, was associated with and had substantial impact on adverse health outcomes...
  10. doi Cross-sectional area of the posterior extensor muscles of the cervical spine in whiplash injury patients versus healthy volunteers--10 year follow-up MR study
    Morio Matsumoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University, Japan
    Injury 43:912-6. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to elucidate the changes in the posterior extensor muscles 10 years after whiplash injury...
  11. doi Prospective ten-year follow-up study comparing patients with whiplash-associated disorders and asymptomatic subjects using magnetic resonance imaging
    Morio Matsumoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1684-90. 2010
    ..A prospective 10-year follow-up study of patients with whiplash-associated disorders (WAD) and asymptomatic volunteers...
  12. doi Anterior cervical decompression and fusion accelerates adjacent segment degeneration: comparison with asymptomatic volunteers in a ten-year magnetic resonance imaging follow-up study
    Morio Matsumoto
    Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:36-43. 2010
    ..Prospective 10-year follow-up magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study of patients who underwent anterior cervical decompression and fusion (ACDF) and healthy control subjects...
  13. ncbi Serum antioxidants and age-related macular degeneration among older Japanese
    Takehiro Michikawa
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:1-7. 2009
    ..Our findings support the hypothesis that a combination of serum antioxidants obtained from the traditional Japanese diet is protective for late AMD, but not for early AMD...
  14. pmc Changes in the cross-sectional area of deep posterior extensor muscles of the cervical spine after anterior decompression and fusion: 10-year follow-up study using MRI
    Morio Matsumoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University, Shinanomachi 35, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 160 8582, Japan
    Eur Spine J 21:304-8. 2012
    ..To evaluate changes in the transverse area of deep posterior muscles of the cervical spine 10 years after anterior cervical decompression and fusion (ACDF), in comparison with healthy volunteers...
  15. ncbi Causal relationship between indium compound inhalation and effects on the lungs
    Makiko Nakano
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    J Occup Health 51:513-21. 2009
    ..Recent case reports and epidemiological studies suggest that inhalation of indium dust induces lung damage...
  16. doi Longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging study on whiplash injury patients: minimum 10-year follow-up
    Daisuke Ichihara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Shinjukuku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 14:602-10. 2009
    ..We conducted a prospective long-term follow-up study to assess associations between magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings and changes in clinical symptoms, as well as factors relating to the prognosis of symptoms...
  17. ncbi [Nine-month observation of effects of SO2 on the respiratory system in child Miyakejima citizens]
    Satoko Iwasawa
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 57:39-43. 2010
    ..Beginning in February 2005, residents returned to live on the island despite the fact that volcanic gas was still being emitted...
  18. doi Modic changes of the cervical spine in patients with whiplash injury: a prospective 11-year follow-up study
    Morio Matsumoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University, Japan
    Injury 44:819-24. 2013
    ..There are few studies on Modic changes of the cervical spine in patients suffering from whiplash. This study compared Modic changes seen in whiplash patients 10 years after the injury with those observed in asymptomatic volunteers...
  19. doi Wedging of vertebral bodies at the thoracolumbar junction in asymptomatic healthy subjects on magnetic resonance imaging
    Morio Matsumoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Surg Radiol Anat 33:223-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to elucidate the normative value of vertebral wedging at the thoracolumbar junction in asymptomatic healthy subjects for differential diagnosis of vertebral compression fractures using MRI...
  20. pmc Cross-sectional area of posterior extensor muscles of the cervical spine in asymptomatic subjects: a 10-year longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging study
    Eijiro Okada
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University, Shinanomachi 35, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Eur Spine J 20:1567-73. 2011
    ..Development of shoulder stiffness during follow-up was significantly negatively correlated with a change in the cross-sectional area of the deep extensor muscles...
  21. pmc Does the sagittal alignment of the cervical spine have an impact on disk degeneration? Minimum 10-year follow-up of asymptomatic volunteers
    Eijiro Okada
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur Spine J 18:1644-51. 2009
    ..Sagittal alignment of the cervical spine had some impact on the progression of degenerative changes of the cervical spine with aging; however, it had no correlation with the occurrence of future clinical symptoms...
  22. doi Spinal posture in the sagittal plane is associated with future dependence in activities of daily living: a community-based cohort study of older adults in Japan
    Kojiro Kamitani
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Medicine, Toho University, 5 21 16 Omori nishi, Otaku, Tokyo 143 8540, Japan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:869-75. 2013
    ....
  23. doi Effects of family history on inflammatory bowel disease characteristics in Japanese patients
    Erika Kuwahara
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 47:961-8. 2012
    ..The etiology of IBD is still under investigation. We performed an epidemiological study to clarify the characteristics of IBD in Japan, focusing on patients' family history...
  24. pmc Loss of apical vertebral derotation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: 2-year follow-up using multi-planar reconstruction computed tomography
    Guanyu Cui
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur Spine J 21:1111-20. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate 2 years post-surgical loss of three-dimensional correction in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients using multi-planar reconstruction computed tomography (CT)...
  25. doi Nocturnal leg cramps: a common complaint in patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis
    Morio Matsumoto
    Department of Advanced Therapy for Spine and Spinal Cord Disease, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E189-94. 2009
    ..Questionnaire survey on leg cramps for patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis (LCS)...
  26. ncbi Effects of SO2 on respiratory system of adult Miyakejima resident 2 years after returning to the island
    Satoko Iwasawa
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Occup Health 51:38-47. 2009
    ..From February, 2005, Miyake villagers returned to the island despite volcanic gas still being emitted...
  27. pmc Profiling of plasma metabolites in postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome
    Miho Iida
    1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan 3Institute for Advanced Biosciences, Keio University, Yamagata, Japan 4Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University, Kanagawa, Japan 5Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Toho University, Tokyo, Japan
    Menopause 23:749-58. 2016
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the associations of amino acids and other polar metabolites with metabolic syndrome (MetS) in postmenopausal women in a lean Asian population...
  28. pmc Prevalence and factors associated with tinnitus: a community-based study of Japanese elders
    Takehiro Michikawa
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 20:271-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and factors associated with tinnitus in community-dwelling Japanese elders...
  29. doi Risk factors for lumbar disc degeneration in high school American football players: a prospective 2-year follow-up study
    Masaki Nagashima
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 41:2059-64. 2013
    ..Several risk factors have been proposed for intervertebral disc degeneration (DD) among adolescent athletes. However, the causes of DD are not well understood, and there have been few prospective studies evaluating DD in adolescents...
  30. doi Prevalence and risk factors of dry eye disease in Japan: Koumi study
    Miki Uchino
    Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Ophthalmology 118:2361-7. 2011
    ..To estimate the prevalence and risk factors of dry eye disease (DED) in a rural setting in Japan...
  31. doi Aging of the cervical spine in healthy volunteers: a 10-year longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging study
    Eijiro Okada
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Advanced Therapy for Spine and Spinal Cord Diseases, Keio University, Shinanomachi 35, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:706-12. 2009
    ..Prospective longitudinal study, mean follow-up period; 11.7 +/- 0.8 years was conducted from 1995 to 2007...
  32. ncbi Job strain and arteriosclerosis in three different types of arteries among male Japanese factory workers
    Takehiro Michikawa
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:48-54. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the association between job strain and subclinical indicators of arteriosclerosis simultaneously in the cerebral artery, the aorta, and the carotid artery...
  33. doi Serum levels of retinol and other antioxidants for hearing impairment among Japanese older adults
    Takehiro Michikawa
    DMSc, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:910-5. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the relation between serum levels of retinol and other antioxidants and hearing impairment in Japanese older adults...
  34. ncbi Lack of relationship between occupational exposure to carbon disulfide and endocrine dysfunction: a six-year cohort study of the Japanese rayon workers
    Toru Takebayashi
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Occup Health 45:111-8. 2003
    ..This paper describes the follow-up results, exposure assessment, and effects on the endocrine system...
  35. doi Higher serum dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate levels are protectively associated with depressive symptoms in men, but not in women: a community-based cohort study of older Japanese
    Takehiro Michikawa
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan Environmental Epidemiology Section, Center for Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:1154-63. 2013
    ..Therefore, we examined the association between serum DHEAS levels and depressive symptoms in older community-dwelling Japanese...
  36. pmc Morphometric analysis of the lumbar intervertebral foramen in patients with degenerative lumbar scoliosis by multidetector-row computed tomography
    Yasuhito Kaneko
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinanomachi 35, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Eur Spine J 21:2594-602. 2012
    ..Here, we used multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT) to measure the morphology of the foramina in three dimensions, which allowed us to elucidate the relationships between foraminal morphology and segmental deformities in DLS...
  37. doi Hearing handicap predicts the development of depressive symptoms after 3 years in older community-dwelling Japanese
    Hideyuki Saito
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:93-7. 2010
    ..To examine the association between hearing handicap and depressive symptoms in older community-dwelling Japanese...
  38. doi The taste of salt measured by a simple test and blood pressure in Japanese women and men
    Takehiro Michikawa
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Hypertens Res 32:399-403. 2009
    ..Because most family meals in Japan are prepared by women, educating women about salt reduction may contribute to the prevention of hypertension, not only among women but also among their husbands and family members.-..
  39. pmc Metabolic Profiling of Total Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Community-Dwelling Men
    Kota Fukai
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 11:e0164877. 2016
    ..We investigated the relationship between daily physical activity level and plasma metabolites using a targeted metabolomics approach in a population-based study...
  40. doi Increased childhood body mass index is associated with young adult serum uric acid levels: a linkage study from Japan
    Erika Kuwahara
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Medicine, Toho University, Tokyo, Japan
    Pediatr Res . 2016
    ..Subjects were divided into sex-specific tertiles based on the difference in their BMI (DBMI) over a 6-year period (6-12 years of age). The association between the three DBMI groups and SUA in adults was analyzed...
  41. pmc Age-related hearing loss and the factors determining continued usage of hearing aids among elderly community-dwelling residents
    Kunio Mizutari
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Division of Otolaryngology, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e73622. 2013
    ..08 (95% confidence interval: 1.02-1.14). Programs like this, in which people with impaired hearing are identified at the local level and given appropriate assistance, are useful models for future use in societies with aging populations. ..
  42. doi Iron intake does not significantly correlate with iron deficiency among young Japanese women: a cross-sectional study
    Keiko Asakura
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Public Health Nutr 12:1373-83. 2009
    ..Uniquely among developed countries, dietary habits render Japanese populations vulnerable to Fe deficiency, owing to their relatively low intake of Fe and high intake of Fe absorption inhibitors, such as green tea and soyabeans...
  43. doi Differentiation of spinal giant cell tumors from chordomas by using a scoring system
    Takashi Tsuji
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 160 8582, Japan
    Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 26:779-84. 2016
    ....
  44. ncbi Effects of sarin on the nervous system of subway workers seven years after the Tokyo subway sarin attack
    Koichi Miyaki
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Occup Health 47:299-304. 2005
    ..47 +/- 1.17 vs. 5.11 +/- 1.65 digits). These results indicate that chronic decline of psychomotor function and memory function still exist 7 yr after the sarin exposure...
  45. doi Self-reported hearing loss in older adults is associated with future decline in instrumental activities of daily living but not in social participation
    Mutsuko Yamada
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1304-9. 2012
    ..To investigate whether self-reported hearing loss in older adults is associated with a decline in their ability to perform instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) or a decline in social participation...
  46. doi Surgical results and related factors for ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament of the thoracic spine: a multi-institutional retrospective study
    Morio Matsumoto
    Department of Musculoskeletal Reconstruction and Regeneration Surgery, Keio University, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tokyo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1034-41. 2008
    ..Retrospective multi-institutional study..
  47. pmc The Tokyo Oldest Old survey on Total Health (TOOTH): a longitudinal cohort study of multidimensional components of health and well-being
    Yasumichi Arai
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    BMC Geriatr 10:35. 2010
    ..Therefore, we organized an interdisciplinary research team consisting of geriatricians, dentists, psychologists, sociologists, and epidemiologists to conduct a longitudinal observational study...
  48. pmc Association of thoracic kyphosis with subjective poor health, functional activity and blood pressure in the community-dwelling elderly
    Yuji Nishiwaki
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Shinanomachi 35, Shimiyuku ku, 160 8582, Tokyo, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med 12:246-50. 2007
    ..The relation of kyphosis with blood pressure, as a subclinical indicator of arteriosclerosis, is also examined...
  49. ncbi Factors associated with exacerbation of newly diagnosed mild ulcerative colitis based on a nationwide registry in Japan
    Erika Kuwahara
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Medicine, Toho University, 5 21 16 Omori nishi, Ohta ku, Tokyo, 143 8540, Japan
    J Gastroenterol . 2016
    ..We aimed to examine factors associated with UC exacerbation among patients newly diagnosed with mild UC using electronic data from the registry...
  50. doi Steeper increases in body mass index during childhood correlate with blood pressure elevation in adolescence: a long-term follow-up study in a Japanese community
    Erika Kuwahara
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Toho University Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Hypertens Res 37:179-84. 2014
    ..02, multiple regression analysis). Steeper BMI increases during primary school lead to adolescent increases in blood pressure even if baseline BMI is low. Growth during childhood should be carefully managed. ..
  51. ncbi Long-term exposure to particulate matter in relation to mortality and incidence of cardiovascular disease: the JPHC Study
    Yuji Nishiwaki
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Medicine, Toho University, Tokyo 143 8540, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 20:296-309. 2013
    ..Associations between long-term exposure to particulate matter (PM) and increased cardiovascular mortality have been reported, but few studies have investigated the associated incidence of cardiovascular disease, and none involved men...
  52. doi Conception outcomes and opinions about pregnancy for men with inflammatory bowel disease
    Asaka Sato
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Keio University, Japan
    J Crohns Colitis 4:183-8. 2010
    ..The consensus regarding pregnancy has not been surveyed for male IBD patients. The present study was investigated opinions among male IBD patients about pregnancy, conception and neonatal outcomes for partners...
  53. doi One-leg standing test for elderly populations
    Takehiro Michikawa
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 14:675-85. 2009
    ..These issues are key to any discussion of whether the OLS test can be used as a practical marker for predicting frailty in community-dwelling elderly populations...
  54. doi Prevalence of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease in Japan
    Keiko Asakura
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 160 8582, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 44:659-65. 2009
    ....
  55. pmc Lifestyle factors and visible skin aging in a population of Japanese elders
    Keiko Asakura
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    J Epidemiol 19:251-9. 2009
    ..In addition, we aimed to identify lifestyle factors significantly associated with these visible signs of aging...
  56. doi Cross-sectional association between exposure to particulate matter and inflammatory markers in the Japanese general population: NIPPON DATA2010
    Takehiro Michikawa
    Environmental Epidemiology Section, Centre for Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8506, Japan Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan Electronic address
    Environ Pollut 213:460-7. 2016
    ..In conclusion, exposure to particulate matter was associated with inflammatory markers in the general Japanese population. Systemic inflammation may play a role in the link between particulate matter and cardiovascular disease. ..
  57. doi Trichloroethylene liver toxicity in mouse and rat: microarray analysis reveals species differences in gene expression
    Yuri Sano
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Arch Toxicol 83:835-49. 2009
    ..A better understanding of the MOA in mice and rats will lead to better hypotheses of TCE's affect on humans...
  58. ncbi Biological monitoring of indium by means of graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrophotometry in workers exposed to particles of indium compounds
    Koichi Miyaki
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    J Occup Health 45:228-30. 2003
  59. doi Tinnitus preceded depressive symptoms in community-dwelling older Japanese: a prospective cohort study
    Takehiro Michikawa
    Environmental Epidemiology Section, Center for Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Prev Med 56:333-6. 2013
    ..This study aimed to clarify whether tinnitus precedes the development of depressive symptoms in a general older population...
  60. pmc Investigation of chronic musculoskeletal pain (third report): with special reference to the importance of neuropathic pain and psychogenic pain
    Masaya Nakamura
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 160 8582, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 19:667-75. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the characteristics of patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain focusing on neuropathic and psychogenic pain...
  61. pmc Prevalence and characteristics of chronic musculoskeletal pain in Japan: a second survey of people with or without chronic pain
    Masaya Nakamura
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 160 8582, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 19:339-50. 2014
    ....
  62. doi A method for quantifying intervertebral disc signal intensity on T2-weighted imaging
    Masaki Nagashima
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Radiol 53:1059-65. 2012
    ..However, the location and size of ROI have varied in different reports, and none of the reported methods can be considered fully objective...
  63. doi Mechanism of osteoporosis in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: experimental scoliosis in pinealectomized chickens
    Hitoshi Kono
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Pineal Res 51:387-93. 2011
    ..The restoration of melatonin prevented the development of scoliosis and osteoporosis, indicating that melatonin levels may be crucial to the development of deformity and osteoporosis in AIS...
  64. doi Comparison of CT urography and excretory urography in the detection and localization of urothelial carcinoma of the upper urinary tract
    Masahiro Jinzaki
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 196:1102-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the accuracy of CT urography and excretory urography for the detection and localization of upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma...
  65. ncbi [A survey on urinary incontinence among middle aged and older people]
    Takehiro Michikawa
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 55:449-55. 2008
    ....
  66. pmc Prevalence and characteristics of chronic musculoskeletal pain in Japan
    Masaya Nakamura
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 160 8582, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 16:424-32. 2011
    ..This cross-sectional study was conducted to obtain epidemiologic data on chronic musculoskeletal pain in the Japanese people, and with it a better understanding of the actual conditions and problems involved...
  67. pmc Metabolomic profiling reveals novel biomarkers of alcohol intake and alcohol-induced liver injury in community-dwelling men
    Sei Harada
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 160 8582, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med 21:18-26. 2016
    ..Here, we performed a population-based, cross-sectional study to identify potential biomarkers of alcohol intake and alcohol-induced liver injury by metabolomic profiling using capillary electrophoresis-mass spectrometry (CE-MS)...
  68. pmc Effect size and cost-effectiveness estimates of breast and cervical cancer screening reminders by population size through complete enumeration of Japanese local municipalities
    Shigekazu Komoto
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    BMC Public Health 14:43. 2014
    ..Client reminders are known to increase cancer screening attendance rates. However, there are significant costs associated with them, and their effect by population size is unknown...
  69. ncbi Validity of the Clock-Drawing Test as a screening tool for cognitive impairment in the elderly
    Yuji Nishiwaki
    Centre for Ageing and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 160:797-807. 2004
    ..The authors conclude that the CDT may have value as a brief face-to-face screening tool for moderate/severe cognitive impairment in an older community population but is relatively poor at detecting milder cognitive impairment...
  70. doi Standard growth of the foot arch in childhood and adolescence--derived from the measurement results of 10,155 children
    Akeo Waseda
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Japan Electronic address
    Foot Ankle Surg 20:208-14. 2014
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  71. ncbi Uptake of cadmium in meals from the digestive tract of young non-smoking Japanese female volunteers
    Yuriko Kikuchi
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Japan
    J Occup Health 45:43-52. 2003
    ..To estimate rates of cadmium (Cd) uptake from the digestive tract and changes in Cd in biological specimens after intake of Cd mainly in rice...
  72. ncbi Long-term results after expansive open-door laminoplasty for the segmental-type of ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the cervical spine: a comparison with nonsegmental-type lesions
    Yuto Ogawa
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine Keio University, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 3:198-204. 2005
    ..To clarify this issue, the long-term results after surgical treatment of segmental-type OPLL were compared with those of other types...
  73. doi Computed tomographic attenuation value of coronary atherosclerotic plaques with different tube voltage: an ex vivo study
    Yutaka Tanami
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 34:58-63. 2010
    ..To compare the diagnostic performance of computed tomographic (CT) attenuation and CT attenuation ratio at different tube voltages for ex vivo plaque characterization...