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A Randomized Controlled Trial of Multicomponent Exercise in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment
Background To examine the effect of multicomponent exercise program on memory function in older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and identify biomarkers associated with improvement ofExpand
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Effect modification by population dietary folate on the association between MTHFR genotype, homocysteine, and stroke risk: a meta-analysis of genetic studies and randomised trials
Summary Background The MTHFR 677C→T polymorphism has been associated with raised homocysteine concentration and increased risk of stroke. A previous overview showed that the effects were greatest inExpand
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Age-related changes in intraocular pressure in a large Japanese population: a cross-sectional and longitudinal study.
OBJECTIVE To assess the influence of aging, blood pressure, and body mass index (BMI) on intraocular pressure (IOP) in a large Japanese population. DESIGN Cross-sectional and longitudinal study. Expand
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The relationship between age and intraocular pressure in a Japanese population: The influence of central corneal thickness
Purpose. Previous cross-sectional Japanese studies have shown that intraocular pressure (IOP) decreases with age. However, central corneal thickness (CCT) variation should also be considered whenExpand
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Relationship between intraocular pressure and obesity in Japan.
BACKGROUND Some cross-sectional studies have suggested that age, systolic blood pressure and obesity are positively related to intraocular pressure (IOP), but few longitudinal studies have examinedExpand
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Studies in the distribution of body fat. III. Effects of cigarette smoking.
Cross-sectional associations between smoking habits, body mass index, and waist-hip ratio (WHR) were examined in 1122 men aged 19 to 102 years. Weight and body mass index were significantly lower inExpand
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Studies in the distribution of body fat: I. Effects of age, sex, and obesity.
The pattern of body fat distribution has been shown to be related to a large number of variables of clinical importance. A variety of indices have been devised, many of them simple enough to beExpand
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Refractive errors and factors associated with myopia in an adult Japanese population.
PURPOSE To investigate the refractive status and factors associated with myopia by a population-based survey of Japanese adults. METHODS A total of 2168 subjects aged 40 to 79 years, randomlyExpand
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Association of polymorphisms of the estrogen receptor α gene with bone mineral density of the femoral neck in elderly Japanese women
The estrogen receptor α gene is a candidate locus for genetic influence on bone mass. The possible association between two polymorphisms in the first intron of this gene, alone or in combination, andExpand
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Preproghrelin Leu72Met variant contributes to overweight in middle-aged men of a Japanese large cohort
Objective:To investigate whether Leu72Met polymorphism of the preproghrelin gene is associated with overweight/obesity in middle-aged and older Japanese.Design:Cross-sectional analysis.Subjects:AExpand
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