Nobuo Nishi

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Affiliation: Radiation Effects Research Foundation
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Differences in mortality and incidence for major sites of cancer by education level in a Japanese population
    Nobuo Nishi
    Department of Epidemiology, Hiroshima Laboratory, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 18:584-91. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Baseline cardiovascular risk factors and stroke mortality by municipality population size in a 19-year follow-up study-NIPPON DATA80
    Nobuo Nishi
    Department of Epidemiology, Hiroshima Laboratory, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    J Epidemiol 18:135-43. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of and attitudes toward suicide and depression among Japanese in municipalities with high suicide rates
    Nobuo Nishi
    Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Iwate Medical University, School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:48-55. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of smoking-related risks and opinions on tobacco control by smoking status and education level in Japan
    Nobuo Nishi
    Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Iwate Medical University, School of Medicine, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 52:962-70. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Urban-rural difference in stroke mortality from a 19-year cohort study of the Japanese general population: NIPPON DATA80
    Nobuo Nishi
    Department of Epidemiology, Radiation Effects Research Foundation Hiroshima, 5 2 Hijiyama Park, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 732 0815, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 65:822-32. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Ionizing radiation exposure and the development of soft-tissue sarcomas in atomic-bomb survivors
    Dino Samartzis
    Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:222-9. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Impact of radiation and hepatitis virus infection on risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Waka Ohishi
    Department of Clinical Studies, Hiroshima, Japan
    Hepatology 53:1237-45. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Incidence and survival of childhood cancer cases diagnosed between 1998 and 2000 in Hiroshima City, Japan
    Hiromi Sugiyama
    Department of Epidemiology, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:675-80. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Exposure to ionizing radiation and development of bone sarcoma: new insights based on atomic-bomb survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    Dino Samartzis
    Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1008-15. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Lifetime risk of stroke and impact of hypertension: estimates from the adult health study in Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    Ikuno Takahashi
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Hypertens Res 34:649-54. 2011

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Publications21

  1. pmc Differences in mortality and incidence for major sites of cancer by education level in a Japanese population
    Nobuo Nishi
    Department of Epidemiology, Hiroshima Laboratory, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 18:584-91. 2008
    ..We aimed to examine the relationships between education and mortality and incidence for major sites of cancer in a Japanese population...
  2. ncbi request reprint Baseline cardiovascular risk factors and stroke mortality by municipality population size in a 19-year follow-up study-NIPPON DATA80
    Nobuo Nishi
    Department of Epidemiology, Hiroshima Laboratory, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    J Epidemiol 18:135-43. 2008
    ..In conclusion, stroke mortality tended to be higher in rural areas than in urban areas in Japan, especially among women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of and attitudes toward suicide and depression among Japanese in municipalities with high suicide rates
    Nobuo Nishi
    Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Iwate Medical University, School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:48-55. 2005
    ..Knowledge of and attitudes toward suicide and depression have not been fully investigated in Japan...
  4. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of smoking-related risks and opinions on tobacco control by smoking status and education level in Japan
    Nobuo Nishi
    Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Iwate Medical University, School of Medicine, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 52:962-70. 2005
    ..We aimed to examine knowledge of smoking-related risks and opinions on tobacco control by smoking status and education level in Japan...
  5. ncbi request reprint Urban-rural difference in stroke mortality from a 19-year cohort study of the Japanese general population: NIPPON DATA80
    Nobuo Nishi
    Department of Epidemiology, Radiation Effects Research Foundation Hiroshima, 5 2 Hijiyama Park, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 732 0815, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 65:822-32. 2007
    ..29 and 1.36 in men, and 1.34 and 1.68 in women, respectively. In conclusion, stroke mortality tended to be higher in rural areas than in urban areas in Japan, especially among women...
  6. doi request reprint Ionizing radiation exposure and the development of soft-tissue sarcomas in atomic-bomb survivors
    Dino Samartzis
    Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:222-9. 2013
    ..The effects of lower levels of ionizing radiation on sarcoma development are unknown. This study addressed the role of low to moderately high levels of ionizing radiation exposure in the development of soft-tissue sarcoma...
  7. doi request reprint Impact of radiation and hepatitis virus infection on risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Waka Ohishi
    Department of Clinical Studies, Hiroshima, Japan
    Hepatology 53:1237-45. 2011
    ..The RR of non-B, non-C HCC at 1 Gy was 1.90 (1.02-3.92) without adjustment for alcohol consumption, BMI, or smoking habit and 2.74 (1.26-7.04) with such adjustment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Incidence and survival of childhood cancer cases diagnosed between 1998 and 2000 in Hiroshima City, Japan
    Hiromi Sugiyama
    Department of Epidemiology, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:675-80. 2009
    ..Both of these observations might be due to the high quality of the tumor and tissue registries...
  9. ncbi request reprint Exposure to ionizing radiation and development of bone sarcoma: new insights based on atomic-bomb survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    Dino Samartzis
    Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1008-15. 2011
    ..However, the development of bone sarcoma following exposure to lower doses of ionizing radiation remains speculative...
  10. doi request reprint Lifetime risk of stroke and impact of hypertension: estimates from the adult health study in Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    Ikuno Takahashi
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Hypertens Res 34:649-54. 2011
    ..Long-term stroke risks were elevated in those with hypertension (> 140/90 mm Hg) at any of the index ages of 45, 55, 65 and 75 years...
  11. pmc Radiation exposure and circulatory disease risk: Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bomb survivor data, 1950-2003
    Yukiko Shimizu
    Department of Epidemiology, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, 5 2 Hijiyama Park, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 732 0815, Japan
    BMJ 340:b5349. 2010
    ..To investigate the degree to which ionising radiation confers risk of mortality from heart disease and stroke...
  12. pmc Associations of ionizing radiation and breast cancer-related serum hormone and growth factor levels in cancer-free female A-bomb survivors
    Eric J Grant
    Department of Epidemiology, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Minamiku, Hiroshima, Japan
    Radiat Res 176:678-87. 2011
    ..No associations with radiation were observed in serum levels of progesterone, prolactin, IGFBP-3 or ferritin...
  13. ncbi request reprint Factor analysis of Zung Scale scores in a Japanese general population
    Fuminori Chida
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, School of Medicine, Iwate Medical University, Iwate, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:420-6. 2004
    ..The distribution of SDS scores differed depending on the age group. Major components of SDS in the subjects covered the DSM-IV criteria for psychological disturbances of depression...
  14. ncbi request reprint Changes in Weight, cardiovascular risk factors and estimated risk of coronary heart disease following smoking cessation in Japanese male workers: HIPOP-OHP study
    Unai Tamura
    Department of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Yamanashi, Yamanashi 409 3898, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 17:12-20. 2010
    ..It is well established that people gain weight after smoking cessation; however, changes in cardiovascular risk factors and the estimated risk of coronary heart disease following smoking cessation have yet to be fully clarified...
  15. doi request reprint Risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma in a Japanese population: a nested case-control study
    Waka Ohishi
    Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:846-54. 2008
    ..However, few cohort studies have incorporated, in a strict and in-depth manner, hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections or investigated synergism between such factors...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of socioeconomic indicators on coronary risk factors, self-rated health and psychological well-being among urban Japanese civil servants
    Nobuo Nishi
    Takarazuka City Geriatric Health Services Facility, Step House Takarazuka, 4 5 6 Kohama, Takarazuka, 665 0827, Hyogo, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 58:1159-70. 2004
    ..Our findings should contribute to the elucidation of mechanisms of the socioeconomic gradients of risk factors and mortality from coronary heart disease in Japan...
  17. ncbi request reprint A comparison of socioeconomic differences in physical functioning and perceived health among male and female employees in Britain, Finland and Japan
    Pekka Martikainen
    Department of Sociology, P O Box 41, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 59:1287-95. 2004
    ..This is exemplified by the lack of health inequalities among employed Japanese women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Marital status and cardiovascular risk factors among middle-aged Japanese male workers: the High-risk and Population Strategy for Occupational Health Promotion (HIPOP-OHP) study
    Yuko Kamon
    Department of Health Science, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta, Otsu City, Japan
    J Occup Health 50:348-56. 2008
    ..Since men who have never married might be at higher risk for CVD, effort should be made to educate this population about decreasing lifestyle-related risk factors...
  19. doi request reprint Solid cancer incidence in atomic bomb survivors exposed in utero or as young children
    Dale L Preston
    Hirosoft International Corporation, 1335 H St, Eureka, CA 95501 2331, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:428-36. 2008
    ..However, little is known about whether in utero exposure to radiation increases risks of adult-onset cancers...
  20. doi request reprint A prospective study of passive smoking and risk of diabetes in a cohort of workers: the High-Risk and Population Strategy for Occupational Health Promotion (HIPOP-OHP) study
    Yasuaki Hayashino
    Department of Epidemiology and Healthcare Research, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Konoe cho, Yoshida, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Diabetes Care 31:732-4. 2008
    ..We investigated the impact of active smoking and exposure to passive smoke on the risk of developing diabetes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of a 4-year workplace-based physical activity intervention program on the blood lipid profiles of participating employees: the high-risk and population strategy for occupational health promotion (HIPOP-OHP) study
    Mariko Naito
    Department of Preventive Medicine Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 197:784-90. 2008
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