Hidki Kuwabara

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OBJECTIVES This study examined the association between menopausal hormones and breast cancer in a biracial population. METHODS Logistic regression was used to calculate odds ratios for breast cancer associated with hormone use among 397 cases and 425 controls, all menopausal women. RESULTS Odds ratios for ever use of hormones were 0.8 (95% confidence(More)
This epidemiological study assessed whether the use of anti-inflammatory drugs, in particular inhaled corticosteroids, affected hospitalization rates for asthma in Japan between 1990 and 2002. Asthma hospitalization rates were calculated from the number of asthma in-patients recorded in governmental surveys. Information concerning use of anti-inflammatory(More)
The lifetime prevalence of social anxiety disorder (SAD) is high at 3-13%, but there have been only limited reports investigating the clinical features of this disorder in a large number of Japanese patients. The authors have conducted a retrospective, chart review study of 52 patients with SAD and obtained the following results. (i) The proportion of SAD(More)
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