Takeshi Tanigawa

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relationship between sleep-disordered breathing and blood pressure levels in community-based samples of Japanese men
    Takeshi Tanigawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 27:479-84. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Association of lymphocyte sub-populations with clustered features of metabolic syndrome in middle-aged Japanese men
    Takeshi Tanigawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki ken 305 8575, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 173:295-300. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Naïve (CD4+CD45RA+) T cell subpopulation is susceptible to various types of hazardous substances in the workplace
    T Tanigawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba 1 1 1, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki Ken, Japan
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 17:109-14. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationships of differential leukocyte and lymphocyte subpopulations with carotid atherosclerosis in elderly men
    Takeshi Tanigawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki Ken, Japan
    J Clin Immunol 23:469-76. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Sleep-disordered breathing and blood pressure levels among shift and day workers
    Takeshi Tanigawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctorial Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 19:346-51; discussion 352. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Relations between protein intake and blood pressure in Japanese men and women: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Mitsumasa Umesawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:377-84. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Ankle-arm blood pressure index and cardiovascular risk factors in elderly Japanese men
    Renzhe Cui
    Graduate School Doctoral Program in Medical Science, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 26:377-82. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Ankle-arm blood pressure index as a correlate of preclinical carotid atherosclerosis in elderly Japanese men
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki ken 305 8575, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 184:420-4. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Body fat distribution and the risk of hypertension and diabetes among Japanese men and women
    Choy Lye Chei
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:851-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint C-reactive protein levels and risk of stroke and its subtype in Japanese: The Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Choy Lye Chei
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305 8575, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 217:187-93. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Relationship between sleep-disordered breathing and blood pressure levels in community-based samples of Japanese men
    Takeshi Tanigawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 27:479-84. 2004
    ..The significant association of nocturnal oxygen desaturation with high blood pressure levels suggests that SDB plays a role in the development of hypertension among Japanese men...
  2. ncbi request reprint Association of lymphocyte sub-populations with clustered features of metabolic syndrome in middle-aged Japanese men
    Takeshi Tanigawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki ken 305 8575, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 173:295-300. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Naïve (CD4+CD45RA+) T cell subpopulation is susceptible to various types of hazardous substances in the workplace
    T Tanigawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba 1 1 1, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki Ken, Japan
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 17:109-14. 2004
    ..This lympohocyte subpopulation may be useful for monitoring immune system of workers exposed to various types of substances in the workplace...
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationships of differential leukocyte and lymphocyte subpopulations with carotid atherosclerosis in elderly men
    Takeshi Tanigawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki Ken, Japan
    J Clin Immunol 23:469-76. 2003
    ..The present epidemiological study provided the evidence that alterations in lymphocyte subpopulations, in particular memory T cells and late-phase activated B cells concur with carotid atherosclerosis among free-living elderly men...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sleep-disordered breathing and blood pressure levels among shift and day workers
    Takeshi Tanigawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctorial Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 19:346-51; discussion 352. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether a relationship between SDB and blood pressure/hypertension is more evident among shift workers than among day workers...
  6. doi request reprint Relations between protein intake and blood pressure in Japanese men and women: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Mitsumasa Umesawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:377-84. 2009
    ..An inverse association between protein intake and blood pressure has been reported in Western countries. However, the evidence is limited for Asians, whose protein sources are different from those in Western populations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ankle-arm blood pressure index and cardiovascular risk factors in elderly Japanese men
    Renzhe Cui
    Graduate School Doctoral Program in Medical Science, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 26:377-82. 2003
    ..Low AAI is suggested to be a predictor for stroke among Japanese men, which should be confirmed by a prospective study...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ankle-arm blood pressure index as a correlate of preclinical carotid atherosclerosis in elderly Japanese men
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki ken 305 8575, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 184:420-4. 2006
    ..5mm. Low AAI is a strong correlate for internal carotid atherosclerosis and the AAI measurement may be of use to screen for preclinical peripheral atherosclerosis among Japanese elderly men...
  9. doi request reprint Body fat distribution and the risk of hypertension and diabetes among Japanese men and women
    Choy Lye Chei
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:851-7. 2008
    ..WC and WHtR were also predictors for diabetes in women but not in men...
  10. doi request reprint C-reactive protein levels and risk of stroke and its subtype in Japanese: The Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Choy Lye Chei
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305 8575, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 217:187-93. 2011
    ..However, there are only limited studies on the effects of hs-CRP levels on risk of stroke especially stroke subtypes. We examined associations of hs-CRP levels with risks of total stroke and its subtypes...
  11. doi request reprint Metabolic Syndrome and the Risk of Ischemic Heart Disease and Stroke among Middle-Aged Japanese
    Choy Lye Chei
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:1887-94. 2008
    ..The metabolic syndrome based on NCEP-ATP III criteria predicted risks of ischemic heart disease, ischemic stroke and total cardiovascular disease, whereas that based on three other criteria predicted them less effectively...
  12. ncbi request reprint Alpha-adducin G460W polymorphism, urinary sodium excretion, and blood pressure in community-based samples
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki ken 305 8575, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 17:385-90. 2004
    ..One hypothesis is that the association between G460W polymorphism and BP is more evident among persons with higher sodium intake than those with lower sodium intake...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relationship of smoking and smoking cessation with ankle-to-arm blood pressure index in elderly Japanese men
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctoral Programme in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:243-8. 2006
    ..Cigarette smoking is associated with an increased risk of peripheral arterial disease, but the relationship between smoking cessation and preclinical peripheral atherosclerosis is uncertain...
  14. doi request reprint High-density lipoprotein subclasses and risk of stroke and its subtypes in Japanese population: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study
    Choy Lye Chei
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Stroke 44:327-33. 2013
    ..High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is an established protective factor for ischemic stroke. However, the contribution of HDL subclasses to stroke risk and its subtypes is uncertain...
  15. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption before sleep is associated with severity of sleep-disordered breathing among professional Japanese truck drivers
    Susumu Sakurai
    Department of Sleep Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:2053-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between alcohol consumption and SDB among truck drivers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Serum total homocysteine concentrations and risk of stroke and its subtypes in Japanese
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki ken 305 8575, Japan
    Circulation 109:2766-72. 2004
    ..To date, no prospective studies have examined the association between serum homocysteine levels and the risk of stroke and stroke subtypes in Asian populations...
  17. ncbi request reprint The relationship between sleep-disordered breathing and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in Japanese men
    Masayuki Yao
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctoral Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Sleep 29:661-5. 2006
    ..We thus examined the relationship between serum C-reactive protein levels and nocturnal arterial oxygen desaturation, stratified by category of body mass index (BMI)...
  18. ncbi request reprint High sodium intake strengthens the association of ACE I/D polymorphism with blood pressure in a community
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 20:751-7. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Smoking raises the risk of total and ischemic strokes in hypertensive men
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tennnodai, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 26:209-17. 2003
    ..In conclusion, current smoking of > 20 cigarettes per day increased the risk of both total stroke and ischemic stroke among Japanese middle-aged men, and particularly among middle-aged hypertensive men...
  20. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and urinary cGMP excretion in general population
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health, Doctoral Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 190:423-8. 2007
    ..6, 48.6, 47.9, 44.4 and 42.3 nmol/mmol for 0, 1, 2, 3, and 4-5 components of metabolic syndrome, respectively (p=0.002). Our data suggest that a reduction of NO bioactivity concur with clustered features of the metabolic syndrome...
  21. ncbi request reprint Determinants of platelet aggregation in 50-70-year-old men from three Japanese communities
    Hironori Imano
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tsukuba shi, 305 8575, Ibaraki, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 165:327-34. 2002
    ..There was no correlation between smoking and platelet aggregation. Our results suggest that seafood intake and moderate alcohol consumption reduce platelet aggregation...
  22. doi request reprint Urea nitrogen concentrations in spot urine, estimated protein intake and blood pressure levels in a Japanese general population
    Mitsumasa Umesawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 23:852-8. 2010
    ..An inverse association between total protein intake and blood pressure has been reported in Western countries. Such evidence is limited in the Japanese population, however, whose major protein sources are plants and seafood...
  23. ncbi request reprint Relationship between urinary cGMP excretion and serum total cholesterol levels in a general population
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health, Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 179:379-86. 2005
    ..Our data suggest a reduction of NO bioactivity with higher serum total cholesterol levels, even within clinically normal cholesterol levels...
  24. ncbi request reprint Relationships between sleep-disordered breathing and blood pressure and excessive daytime sleepiness among truck drivers
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 29:605-10. 2006
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Aldosterone synthase gene T-344C polymorphism, sodium and blood pressure in a free-living population: a community-based study
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 30:497-502. 2007
    ..However, a possible gene-blood pressure association among persons with higher sodium intake needs to be explored further...
  26. ncbi request reprint Associations between cardiovascular risk factors and carotid atherosclerosis in middle-aged Japanese men with multiple risk factors
    Kyoko Kirii
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Ind Health 46:607-12. 2008
    ..In conclusion, low HDL-C and advanced hypertension were significant correlates of carotid atherosclerosis for middle-aged Japanese men with multiple risk factors...
  27. doi request reprint Serum α-linolenic and other ω-3 fatty acids, and risk of disabling dementia: Community-based nested case-control study
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan Osaka Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Osaka, Japan Electronic address
    Clin Nutr . 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether serum ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids are associated with risk of dementia...
  28. doi request reprint The rs2231142 variant of the ABCG2 gene is associated with uric acid levels and gout among Japanese people
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:1461-5. 2010
    ..We examined whether this finding is observed in a Japanese population, since Asians have a high reported prevalence of the T-risk allele...
  29. ncbi request reprint High sodium intake strengthens the association between angiotensinogen T174M polymorphism and blood pressure levels among lean men and women: a community-based study
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 27:53-60. 2004
    ..4 mmHg, p<0.001). In conclusion, AGT T174M polymorphism was associated with higher DBP levels in younger and non-overweight Japanese. This association was more evident among subjects with higher sodium intake...
  30. doi request reprint Caregiver burden for impaired elderly Japanese with prevalent stroke and dementia under long-term care insurance system
    Isao Muraki
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:234-40. 2008
    ..Limited data are available on caregiver burden for stroke and dementia patients. We examined the associations of prevalent stroke and dementia with family caregiver burden in Japanese general populations...
  31. ncbi request reprint The relation of anger expression with blood pressure levels and hypertension in rural and urban Japanese communities
    Tetsuya Ohira
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki Ken, Japan
    J Hypertens 20:21-7. 2002
    ..To examine the relation of anger expression with blood pressure and hypertension among Japanese...
  32. ncbi request reprint Relationships of craniofacial morphology and body mass index with sleep-disordered breathing in Japanese men
    Masayuki Yao
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba 305 8575, Japan
    Laryngoscope 114:1838-42. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of craniofacial morphology and body weight on sleep-disordered breathing in Japanese men...
  33. ncbi request reprint Trends in dietary intake of folate, vitamins B6, and B12 among Japanese adults in two rural communities from 1974 through 2001
    Kaori Yoshino
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctoral Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:29-37. 2005
    ..The 5th edition of the Japanese food composition table enables us to evaluate intakes of folate and vitamins B6 and B12, which are associated with risk of chronic diseases...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness and budget impact analyses of a long-term hypertension detection and control program for stroke prevention
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    J Hypertens 30:1874-9. 2012
    ..We sought to examine the cost-effectiveness of such a community-based intervention program, as no evidence has been available for this issue...
  35. ncbi request reprint Urinary cyclic GMP excretion and blood pressure levels in a general population
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 172:161-6. 2004
    ..Although we had the limited number of subjects with severe hypertension (n=15), our data suggest that NO bioactivity may be increase in the early stage of hypertension but decreased in severe hypertension with end-organ damage...
  36. doi request reprint Trends in dietary intakes of vitamins A, C and E among Japanese men and women from 1974 to 2001
    Yoshimi Kato
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Public Health Nutr 12:1343-50. 2009
    ..To investigate long-term trends in dietary intakes of vitamins A, C and E in Japanese adults...
  37. doi request reprint Sleep apnea and ventricular arrhythmias: Clinical outcome, electrophysiologic characteristics, and follow-up after catheter ablation
    Yuki Koshino
    Department of Cardiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    J Cardiol 55:211-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between sleep apnea and electrophysiologic characteristics and clinical outcome after catheter ablation in patients having ventricular arrhythmias...
  38. ncbi request reprint Age-Period-Cohort analysis of mortality due to ischemic heart disease in Japan, 1955 to 2000
    Enbo Ma
    Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Circ J 72:966-72. 2008
    ..Mortality from ischemic heart disease (IHD) has been showing a marked decline in Japan. The objective of this study was to clarify the effects of age, time period, and cohort on mortality from IHD in Japan from 1955 to 2000...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Body mass index and subsequent risk of hypertension, diabetes and hypercholesterolemia in a population-based sample of Japanese]
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 50:1050-7. 2003
    ..To clarify relationships between BMI (body mass index) and the incidence of hypertension, diabetes and hypercholesterolemia among a community-based sample...
  40. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and serum gamma-glutamyltransferase level as risk factors for injuries related to professional horse racing: a prospective study
    Hiroko Tobari
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctoral Programs in Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    J Occup Health 51:323-31. 2009
    ..We conducted a study to determine whether body mass index (BMI) and gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) levels are associated with professional horse racing-related injuries...
  41. doi request reprint Association of sleep-disordered breathing and ventricular arrhythmias in patients without heart failure
    Yuki Koshino
    Department of Cardiology, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 101:882-6. 2008
    ..0 +/- 12.8 vs 50.6 +/- 12.7 years, body mass index 26.3 +/- 4.0 vs 21.2 +/- 2.0 kg/m2). In conclusion, this study found a high prevalence of SDB in patients with ventricular arrhythmias and normal LV function...
  42. pmc Long-Term Prognosis of Brugada-Type ECG and ECG With Atypical ST-Segment Elevation in the Right Precordial Leads Over 20 Years: Results From the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)
    Hidekazu Tsuneoka
    Cardiovascular Division, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Am Heart Assoc 5:. 2016
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Screening for sleep-disordered breathing at workplaces
    Takeshi Tanigawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctoral Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Ind Health 43:53-7. 2005
    ..The proper use of the result from the screening for SDB seems to be beneficial both to workers and employers by maintaining occupational safety and by preventing future development of cardiovascular disease...
  44. ncbi request reprint Modifying effects of perceived adaptation to shift work on health, wellbeing, and alertness on the job among nuclear power plant operators
    Masaya Takahashi
    National Institute of Industrial Health, 6 21 1 Nagao, Tama ku, Kawasaki 214 8585, Japan
    Ind Health 43:171-8. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Shiftwork locus of control, situational and behavioural effects on sleepiness and fatigue in shiftworkers
    Lawrence Smith
    Shiftwork Research Group, Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Ind Health 43:151-70. 2005
    ..The results suggest control beliefs to be a moderating factor in shiftwork exposure and the potential utility of this construct in aiding more effective targeting of interventions...
  46. doi request reprint Associations of sleep-disordered breathing with excessive daytime sleepiness and blood pressure in Japanese women
    Renzhe Cui
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Medical College of Nankai University, Tianjin, PR China
    Hypertens Res 31:501-6. 2008
    ..01), respectively, for EDS and 1.1 (0.9-1.4), 1.2 (0.8-1.8), and 2.2 (1.4-3.4) (p for trend<0.001), respectively, for hypertension. The severity of SDB was significantly associated with EDS and hypertension among Japanese women...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Individualized health education with sports gym use and dietary advice for overweight and obese persons in a community. Kokuho Health-up model Program in Chikusei-shi (former Kyowa town)]
    Hiroyuki Noda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 53:749-61. 2006
    ..We aimed to evaluate the effect of a community-based health educational program for overweight or obesity persons, as the Kokuho Health-up model Program in Kyowa area of Chikusei-shi...
  48. ncbi request reprint Circadian-based new technologies for night workers
    Todd S Horowitz
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ind Health 40:223-36. 2002
    ..Nevertheless, our expanding scientific understanding of the nature of the problem has generated a promising range of options for shift workers...
  49. ncbi request reprint Stress management and workplace disability in the US, Europe and Japan
    Deborah L Jones
    Department of Psychology, Barry University, USA
    J Occup Health 45:1-7. 2003
    ..Finally, this review outlines a team approach to the application of a workplace stress management intervention aimed at reducing the overall impact of disability...
  50. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the mutations of p53 suppressor gene and Ha- and Ki-ras oncogenes in malignant mesothelioma in relation to asbestos exposure: a study of 12 American patients
    Fumihiko Kitamura
    Department of Public Health and Occupational Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Ind Health 40:175-81. 2002
    ..Further studies are needed to examine whether the observed mutation of the p53 suppressor gene is due to the combined effects of asbestos and smoking or to other unknown factors...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of a community-based health education program for salt reduction through media campaigns]
    Kimiko Yokota
    Department of Public Health and Welfare, Kyowa Municipal Office, Kyowa, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 53:543-53. 2006
    ..To provide the strategies, achievement and evaluation of a community health education program for salt reduction with media campaigns...
  52. ncbi request reprint Plasma fibrinogen concentrations and risk of stroke and its subtypes among Japanese men and women
    Shinichi Sato
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, 1 3 2 Nakamichi, Higashinari ku, Osaka 537 0025, Japan
    Stroke 37:2488-92. 2006
    ..We aimed to examine the impact of fibrinogen concentrations on the incidence of stroke...
  53. ncbi request reprint [Trends for stroke incidence, severity, and prognosis in a rural community with a long-term stroke prevention program]
    Akihiko Kitamura
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 51:3-12. 2004
    ..To examine the benefit of a long-term community-based stroke prevention program, we explored 35 years of surveillance data of stroke incidence for residents in a rural area in Japan...
  54. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of major and minor ST-T abnormalities and risk of stroke among Japanese
    Tetsuya Ohira
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, Osaka, Japan
    Stroke 34:e250-3. 2003
    ..We sought to examine the relationship between nonspecific minor or major ST-T abnormalities and the incidence of stroke among Japanese men and women...
  55. ncbi request reprint Usual alcohol consumption and arterial oxygen desaturation during sleep
    Takeshi Tanigawa
    JAMA 292:923-5. 2004
  56. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and the risk of ischemic heart disease and stroke among Japanese men and women
    Hiroyasu Iso
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka Fu, Japan
    Stroke 38:1744-51. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the association of the metabolic syndrome and risk of ischemic cardiovascular disease in Japanese men and women...
  57. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking and risk of disabling dementia in a Japanese rural community: a nested case-control study
    Ai Ikeda
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:324-31. 2008
    ..Previous prospective cohort studies have examined the association between smoking and the risk of dementia, but the results were inconsistent...
  58. ncbi request reprint Carotid intima-media thickness and plaque characteristics as a risk factor for stroke in Japanese elderly men
    Akihiko Kitamura
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, 1 3 2 Nakamichi, Higashinari ku, Osaka 537 0025, Japan
    Stroke 35:2788-94. 2004
    ..We examined the relationship of carotid IMT and the surface, morphology, and calcification of carotid plaques with the incidence of stroke among Japanese men...
  59. doi request reprint Trends in the incidence of coronary heart disease and stroke and their risk factors in Japan, 1964 to 2003: the Akita-Osaka study
    Akihiko Kitamura
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, Osaka, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:71-9. 2008