Hiroshi Inasaka

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BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to elucidate the interactions between a family history of obesity and poor physical activity. METHODS A case-control study was performed based on medical check data for all first year high school students admitted to Aichi Prefectural public high schools in the 2004 academic year. Prior to the post-admission medical(More)
BACKGROUND Obesity is associated with hypertension (HT) and high resting heart rate (HR), as well as metabolic disturbances. However, little is known about how strongly these hemodynamic abnormalities are associated with the degree of obesity in adolescents. METHODS AND RESULTS Height, body weight, resting HR, and systolic and diastolic blood pressures(More)
BACKGROUND Poor physical activity plays a key role in the development of obesity. Little is known, however, about how much or the level of intensity of exercise that is needed to prevent obesity and hemodynamic abnormalities in adolescents. METHODS AND RESULTS Height, bodyweight, resting heart rate (HR), and systolic and diastolic blood pressure was(More)
A 38-year-old male suffered from swelling of the lower lip for 3 months. Neither facial nerve palsy nor fissuring of the tongue was present. Histological examination of a biopsy taken from the lower lip revealed non-caseous epithelioid cell granulomas, suggestive of cheilitis granulomatosa. Patch testing revealed positive reactions to mercury chloride and(More)
Insulin resistance in the obese is closely related with cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors not only in adults but also in children and adolescents. We aimed to elucidate whether insulin resistance in non-obese adolescents is related with these conditions. A total of 74 non-obese high-school students (38 boys and 36 girls) were recruited.(More)
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