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Association between asymptomatic hyperuricemia and new-onset chronic kidney disease in Japanese male workers: a long-term retrospective cohort study

Hiroshi Ohta 0 Hiroyuki Terawaki Yoshiharu Aizawa 0 0 Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Kitasato University School of Medicine , Sagamihara , Japan Background: Hyperuricemia is prevalent

Assessment of Border Control Measures and Community Containment Measures Used in Japan during the Early Stages of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009

Background In the early stages of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009, border control measures were taken by quarantine stations to block the entry of infected individuals into Japan and community containment measures were implemented to prevent the spreading. The objectives of this study were to describe these measures and the characteristics of infected individuals, and to assess the measures...

Abnormality of risk factors for atherosclerotic disease among young Japanese aged 19–39 years old: an evaluation of health checkup data

Objectives Japanese public health policies on the prevention of atherosclerotic diseases have focused on controlling obesity. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of abnormality in risk factors for atherosclerotic disease among young Japanese classified according to body mass index (BMI). Methods Data were obtained from 359 men (mean age 32 ± 5 years) and 1,108...

Maternal and paternal family history of type 2 diabetes differently influence lipid parameters in young nondiabetic Japanese women

ObjectivesWe assessed the association of family history of type 2 diabetes (T2D) with parameters used for health checkups in young Japanese women.MethodsThe subjects were 497 nondiabetic women aged 19–39 years. Among them, the mothers of 34 subjects and fathers of 50 had T2D (MD group and PD group, respectively). The subjects were assessed for levels of total cholesterol (TC...

Maintenance of influenza virus infectivity on the surfaces of personal protective equipment and clothing used in healthcare settings

ObjectivesThe maintenance of infectivity of influenza viruses on the surfaces of personal protective equipment and clothing is an important factor in terms of controlling viral cross-infection in the environment and preventing contact infection. The aim of this study was to determine if laboratory-grown influenza A (H1N1) virus maintained infectivity on the surfaces of personal...