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Effectiveness of an ‘half elemental diet’ as maintenance therapy for Crohn's disease: a randomized‐controlled trial
Although thiopurines have a proven role in maintenance therapy for Crohn's disease, an alternative therapy is needed for patients intolerant or resistant to thiopurines.
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Impact of nocturia on bone fracture and mortality in older individuals: a Japanese longitudinal cohort study.
PURPOSE We evaluated the association of nocturia with fracture and death in a large, community based sample of Japanese individuals 70 years old or older. MATERIALS AND METHODS The baseline in thisExpand
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Menarche, menopause, and breast cancer risk: individual participant meta-analysis, including 118 964 women with breast cancer from 117 epidemiological studies
Summary Background Menarche and menopause mark the onset and cessation, respectively, of ovarian activity associated with reproduction, and affect breast cancer risk. Our aim was to assess theExpand
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Sleep duration and the risk of prostate cancer: the Ohsaki Cohort Study
In a prospective study of prostate cancer incidence (127 cases), among 22 320 Japanese men, sleep duration was associated with lower risk; the multivariate hazard ratio of men who slept ⩾9 h per dayExpand
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Sleep duration and the risk of breast cancer: the Ohsaki Cohort Study
In a prospective study of 23 995 Japanese women, short sleep duration was associated with higher risk of breast cancer (143 cases), compared with women who slept 7 h per day, the multivariate hazardExpand
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Meat intake and cause-specific mortality: a pooled analysis of Asian prospective cohort studies.
BACKGROUND Total or red meat intake has been shown to be associated with a higher risk of mortality in Western populations, but little is known of the risks in Asian populations. OBJECTIVE WeExpand
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Validity and utility of the Japanese version of the WHO-Five Well-Being Index in the context of detecting suicidal ideation in elderly community residents.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to evaluate the validity and the utility of the Japanese version of the WHO-Five Well-Being Index (WHO-5-J) in the context of detecting suicidal ideation in elderlyExpand
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Predictors of sinus rhythm restoration after Cox maze procedure concomitant with other cardiac operations.
BACKGROUND There have been sporadic cases of persistent atrial fibrillation and sick sinus syndrome after the maze procedure. The purpose of this study was to identify the predictors of sinus rhythmExpand
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Dietary long-chain n-3 fatty acids of marine origin and serum C-reactive protein concentrations are associated in a population with a diet rich in marine products.
BACKGROUND Several studies have reported that the intake of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) or fish is inversely associated with serum C-reactive protein (CRP) concentrations, but few studiesExpand
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Association between physical activity and urinary incontinence in a community-based elderly population aged 70 years and over.
OBJECTIVES The objective of the present study was to evaluate the association between physical activity (PA) levels and urinary incontinence (UI) in a community-based elderly population aged > or =70Expand
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