Miyuki Makaya

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The purpose of this study was 2-fold: to assess whether job strain and depressive symptoms were independent predictors of the timing of return to work after acute coronary syndrome, and to determine whether the association of job strain and timing of return to work was moderated by depressive symptoms. In this 6-month longitudinal study, a total of 240(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an emerging problem in the Asia-Pacific region. However, its prevalence and risk factors in Asian (especially South Asian) communities is poorly studied. In this study, the aim was to determine the community prevalence and risk factors for NAFLD among adults in an urban Sri Lankan population.(More)
AIM Post-partum fatigue is a serious concern for mothers worldwide. The aim of this study was to identify age-specific determinants of self-perceived fatigue after childbirth among Japanese primiparous women. METHODS A multicenter prospective cohort study was conducted in Japan. The degree of fatigue was assessed using the Postnatal Accumulated Fatigue(More)
AIM The number of older primiparas is increasing in Japan. These women have been shown to be more vulnerable to post-partum depression. This study aimed to identify factors for predicting post-partum depressive symptoms during hospitalization after childbirth in Japanese primiparas aged 35 years and over. METHODS The present authors used the data of 479(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of the study was to examine the association between working hours, job strain, and duration of prehospital delay in seeking care by employed patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in the United States and Japan. DESIGN AND SUBJECTS In this cross-sectional study, a total of 234 consecutive patients (Americans, n = 148; mean age,(More)
AIM To compare the factors that affect maternal confidence at 1 month post-partum between older (≥35 years old) and younger (20-34 years old) primiparous Japanese mothers. METHODS A multicenter prospective study of mothers who gave birth to live singleton infants in Japan was conducted. Following ethics approval, the participants completed questionnaires(More)
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