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The Japanese guidelines for gastric cancer screening.
- C. Hamashima, D. Shibuya, +4 authors T. Sobue
- Japanese journal of clinical oncology
- 1 April 2008
BACKGROUND Gastric cancer is the leading cause of death from cancer in Japan. In 2004, there were 50 562 deaths from gastric cancer; they accounted for 15.8% of the total number of cancer deaths.… Expand
Coffee consumption and mortality due to all causes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer in Japanese women.
Coffee contains various compounds that have recently been reported to exert beneficial health effects. However, the conclusion of its relation with mortality has not yet been reached. In this study,… Expand
Cancer patients on Twitter: a novel patient community on social media
- Yuya Sugawara, H. Narimatsu, A. Hozawa, Li Shao, K. Otani, A. Fukao
- BMC Research Notes
- 27 December 2012
BackgroundPatients increasingly turn to the Internet for information on medical conditions, including clinical news and treatment options. In recent years, an online patient community has arisen… Expand
Chronic Physical Conditions and Their Association With First Onset of Suicidal Behavior in the World Mental Health Surveys
- K. Scott, I. Hwang, +16 authors Matthew K. Nock
- Medicine, Psychology
- Psychosomatic medicine
- 1 September 2010
Objective: To investigate the association of a range of temporally prior physical conditions with the subsequent first onset of suicidal ideation, plans, and attempts in large, general population,… Expand
Factors associated with unintended pregnancy in Yamagata, Japan.
Data on unintended pregnancy are scarce in Japan. The purpose of this study is to examine the association of sociodemographic, reproductive, and other health behavioral factors with unintended… Expand
Drop out from out-patient mental healthcare in the World Health Organization's World Mental Health Survey initiative.
- J. Wells, M. Browne, +27 authors R. Kessler
- The British journal of psychiatry : the journal…
BACKGROUND Previous community surveys of the drop out from mental health treatment have been carried out only in the USA and Canada. AIMS To explore mental health treatment drop out in the World… Expand
Personality and the risk of cancer.
- N. Nakaya, Y. Tsubono, +8 authors S. Hisamichi
- Journal of the National Cancer Institute
- 4 June 2003
BACKGROUND The role of personality in the causation of cancer has been controversial. We examined this question in a large, prospective study. METHODS From June through August 1990, 30 277… Expand
Passive smoking at home and cancer risk: a population-based prospective study in Japanese nonsmoking women
AbstractObjectives: To investigate the relationship between passive smoking at home and the incidence of various cancers in a population-based prospective study. Methods: The subjects were 9675… Expand
Coffee consumption and the risk of oral, pharyngeal, and esophageal cancers in Japan: the Miyagi Cohort Study.
- T. Naganuma, S. Kuriyama, +6 authors I. Tsuji
- American journal of epidemiology
- 15 December 2008
An inverse association between coffee consumption and the risk of oral, pharyngeal, and esophageal cancers has been suggested in case-control studies, but few results from prospective studies are… Expand
Walking and mortality in Japan: the Miyagi Cohort Study.
BACKGROUND Although many studies in western populations demonstrated that time spent walking was associated with a reduced risk of all-cause mortality, data on Japanese has been sparse. METHODS In… Expand