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OBJECTIVE The dose-response of short sleep duration in mortality has been studied, in addition to the incidences of notable health complications and diseases such as diabetes mellitus, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, stroke, coronary heart diseases, obesity, depression, and dyslipidemia. METHODS We collected data from prospective cohort studies(More)
BACKGROUND This study was a nationwide epidemiological study of insomnia in Japan. It was conducted because very few studies on this topic have previously been performed for the general Japanese population. METHODS An interview survey on symptoms of insomnia (difficulty initiating sleep, difficulty maintaining sleep with difficulty resuming sleep, and(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to investigate napping habits and their associated factors in the Japanese adult general population. METHODS The cross-sectional survey was conducted in November 2007 for subjects selected randomly from among 300 districts throughout Japan. Data from 7664 people (3527 men and 4137 women), aged 20-99 years, were(More)
The aim of this study was to clarify the association between smoking and problematic Internet use (PIU), such as Internet addiction (IA) and excessive Internet use (EIU), among Japanese adolescents. A self-administered questionnaire was administered to students enrolled in randomly selected junior and senior high schools throughout Japan. Responses were(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to clarify the associations between the frequency and amount of alcohol consumption and problematic Internet use, such as Internet addiction and excessive Internet use. METHODS A self-administered questionnaire survey was administered to students enrolled in randomly selected junior and senior high schools throughout Japan, and(More)
CONCLUSION Patients with incapacitating Meniere Disease (MD) suffer in their daily lives and activities because of the dizziness and anxiety induced by MD. Minimally Invasive Vestibular Neurotomy (MIVN) is a safe and effective surgical treatment for these individuals, and improved their dizziness and anxiety. OBJECTIVES This study aimed to assess the(More)
CONCLUSIONS The feelings of dizziness and unsteadiness of the patients with fibromyalgia supposed specifically amplified by the hypersensitivity mechanism of CSS (central sensitivity syndrome) of them. The severity of subjective pain and physical distress according to the questionnaires were not correlated with the objective body sway on the stabilometer.(More)
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