Mariko Miyake

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OBJECTIVE Risk of knee osteoarthritis (OA) associated with constitutional factors, history of joint injuries, and occupational factors was assessed in a case-control study among women in Japan. Results were contrasted with a comparable study in Britain. METHODS The study covered 3 health districts in Japan. Cases were women aged >/= 45 years old,(More)
Risk of knee osteoarthritis (OA) was assessed in a population-based case-control study of Japanese men. The study covered three health districts in Wakayama and Osaka prefectures, Japan. Subjects were male individuals >or=45 years old diagnosed radiographically with knee OA, and who did not display any established causes of secondary OA. Controls selected(More)
It is known that obese adipose tissues are hypoxic and express hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF)-1α. Although some studies have shown that the expression of HIF-1α in adipocytes induces glucose intolerance, the mechanisms are still not clear. In this study, we examined its effects on the development of type 2 diabetes by using adipocyte-specific HIF-1α(More)
To prevent osteoporosis, which is expected to increase in incidence in this rapidly aging society, in recent years bone mineral density (BMD) has frequently been measured as a predisposition index. However, these measurements are made on different sites with different apparatus, and the results are independently studied by different institutions. In our(More)
KAWASAKI, H., YAMANISHI, Y., MIYAKE, M., MURA, T. and IKAWA, S. Ageand Sex-Related Profiles of Serum Primary and Total Bile Acids in Infants, Children and Adults. Tohoku J. exp. Med., 1986, 150 (3), 353-357 The relation of age and sex to serum primary (PBA) and total bile acid (TBA) concentrations was evaluated by an enzymatic fluorometric microassay in(More)
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