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Division of Public Health Sciences

Subject Division of Public Health Sciences
(Department of Social Medicine & Cultural Sciences,
Research Institute for Neurological Diseases & Geriatrics)
Ritei Uehara
Associate Professor Nagato Kuriyama,
Assistant Professor Hiroshi Hirohata,
Research Associate Etsuko Ozaki, Daisuke Matsui, Isao Watanabe, Teruhide Koyama
Research Contents

Examples are as follow: The JACC Study (Japan Collaborative Cohort Study) and The J-MICC study (Japan Multi-Institutional Collaborative Cohort Study), supported by grants-in-aid for scientific research from the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture of Japan, An evaluation study on the anti-smoking activities, Studies on the effectiveness of the influenza vaccination and cancer screening, A study on Safe Community, A study on disaster managements and health risk appraisal.Epidemiological study on the risk factor of life-style related diseases such as cancer, stroke, heart diseases and dementia, infectious disease Comprehensive study for the aged from the viewpoint of social medicine Study on the community health from the viewpoint of Social medicine.

  1. Watanabe Y, Ozasa K et al: Helicobacter pylori Infection and Gastric Cancer: A Nested Case-Control Study in a Rural Area of Japan. Digest Dis Sci 42 1383-1387 1997
  2. Ozasa K, Watanabe Y, et al: Serum phytoestrogens and prostate cancer risk in a nested case-control study among Japanese men. Cancer Science, 95 (1) 65-71 2004
  3. Umesawa M, Watanabe Y, et al: Dietary intake of calcium in relation to mortality from cardiovascular disease - The JACC Study. Stroke 37 20-26 2006
  4. Mitani S, et al : Impact of post-traumatic stress disorder and job-related stress on burnout: a study of fire service workers. J Emerg Med 31(1) 7-11 2006
  5. Mayuko Kadono, Masako Shigeta, et al: Joint Effect of Alcohol and Usual Sleep Duration on the Risk of Dysglycemia SLEEP 30:1341-1347 2007
  6. Kuriyama N, Watanabe Y, et al: TGF-beta1 is associated with the progression of intracranial deep white matter lesions: a pilot study with 5 years of magnetic resonance imaging follow-up. Neurological Research、2013

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