東京大学医学系研究科 国際保健政策学 東京大学 The University of Tokyo

Department of Global Health Policy

Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

Peer-reviewed Articles

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Nishikawa Y, Fukuda Y, Tsubokura M, Kato S, Nomura S, Saito Y. Managing type 2 diabetes mellitus through periodical hospital visits in the aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake Disaster: a retrospective case series. PLoS One. 2015; 10(5): e0125632.

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Shimmura H, Tsubokura M, Kato S, Akiyama J, Nomura S, Mori J, Tanimoto T, Abe K, Sakai S, Kawaguci H, Tokiwa M. Whole body counter assessment of internal radiocontamination in patients with end-stage renal disease living in areas affected by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster: a retrospective observational study. BMJ Open. 2015; 5(12): e009745.

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Tsubokura M, Kato S, Morita T, Nomura S, Kami M, Oikawa T, Kanazawa Y. Assessment of the annual additional effective doses amongst Minamisoma Children during the second year after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Disaster. PLoS One. 2015; 10(6): e0129114.

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Murakami M, Ono K, Tsubokura M, Nomura S, Oikawa T, Oka T, Kami M, Oki T. Was the risk from nursing-home evacuation after the Fukushima accident higher than the radiation risk?. PLoS One. 2015; 10(9): e0137906.

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Nomura S, Tsubokura M, Furutani T, Hayano R, Kanazawa Y, Oikawa T. Comparison between direct measurements and modeled estimates of external radiation exposure among school children 18 to 30 months after the Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan. Environmental Science & Technology. 2015; 49(2): 1009-16.

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Morita T, Nomura S, Hisashige A, Yoneoka D, Miyamoto K, Kanda M, Segawa M, Ota E, Shibuya K. An assessment of the characteristics and quality of diagnostic accuracy studies for positron emission tomography conducted in Japan: a systematic review. EJNMMI Research. 2015; 5: 6.

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Nomura S, Tsubokura M, Hayano R, Yoneoka D, Ozaki A, Shimada Y, Furutani T, Kanazawa Y, Oikawa T. Compliance with the proper use of an individual radiation dosimeter among children and the effects of improper use on the measured dose: a retrospective study 18–20 months following Japan’s 2011 Fukushima nuclear incident. BMJ open. 2015; 5(12): e009555.

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Nomura S, Blangiardo M, Tsubokura M, Nishikawa Y, Gilmour S, Kami M. Post-nuclear disaster evacuation and survival amongst elderly people in Fukushima: A comparative analysis between evacuees and non-evacuees. Preventive Medicine . 2015; 82: 77-82.

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Reich M, Shibuya K. The Future of Japan's Health System — Sustaining Good Health with Equity at Low Cost. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2015; 373:1793-1797. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1410676

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Gilmour S, Sugimoto A, Nomura S, Oikawa T. Long-Term Changes in Stroke-Related Hospital Admissions After the Fukushima Triple Disaster. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2015;63(11): 2425-2426.

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Kiyabu G, Inoue M, Saito E, Abe SK, Sawada N, et al; JPHC Study Group. Fish, n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids intake and breast cancer risk: The Japan Public Health Center-based prospective study. International Journal of Cancer. 2015;137(12):2915-26. doi: 10.1002/ijc.29672.

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Yoneoka D, Henmi M, Sawada N, Inoue M. Synthesis of clinical prediction models under different sets of covariates with one individual patient data. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 2015;15(1):101. doi: 10.1186/s12874-015-0087-x.

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Kikuchi H, Inoue S, Odagiri Y, Inoue M, Sawada N, Tsugane S. Occupational sitting time and risk of all-cause mortality among Japanese workers. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health. 2015;41(6):519-28. doi: 10.5271/sjweh.3526.

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GBD 2013 DALYs and HALE Collaborators. Global, regional and national disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 306 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 188 countries, 1990-2013: quantifying the epidemiological transition. The Lancet. 2015; 386(10009):2145-2191. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(15)61340-X

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Iwami S, Takeuchi JS, Nakaoka S, Mammano F, Clavel F, Inaba H, Kobayashi T, Misawa N, Aihara K, Koyanagi Y, Sato K. Cell-to-cell infection by HIV contributes over half of virus infection. eLIFE 4. 2015: e08150.

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Kashino I, Mizoue T, Tanaka K, Tsuji I, Tamakoshi A, Matsuo K, Wakai K, Nagata C, Inoue M, et al; Research Group for the Development and Evaluation of Cancer Prevention Strategies in Japan. Vegetable consumption and colorectal cancer risk: an evaluation based on a systematic review and meta-analysis among the Japanese population. Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2015;45(10):973-9. doi: 10.1093/jjco/hyv111

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Khandaker G, Smithers-Sheedy H, Islam J, Alam M, Jung J, Novak I, Booy R, Jones C, Badawi N, Muhit M. Bangladesh Cerebral Palsy Register (BCPR): A pilot study to develop a national cerebral palsy (CP) register with surveillance of children for CP. BMC Neurology. 2015; 15(1): 1-7.

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Nishiura H, Kinoshita R, Miyamatsu Y, Mizumoto K. Investigating the immunizing effect of the rubella epidemic in Japan, 2012-14. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2015; 38:16-18.

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Charvat H, Goto A, Goto M, Inoue M, et al. Impact of population aging on trends in diabetes prevalence: A meta-regression analysis of 160,000 Japanese adults. Journal of Diabetes Investigation. 2015 Sep;6(5):533-42. doi: 10.1111/jdi.12333.

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GBD 2013 Risk Factors Collaborators. Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet. 2015;pii: S0140-6736(15)00128-2. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00128-2. [Epub ahead of print]

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Rahman MM, Abe SK, Kanda M, Narita S, Rahman MS, Ota E, Gilmour S, Shibuya K. Maternal body mass index and risk of birth and maternal health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obesity reviews. 2015; 16(9):758-70. doi: 10.1111/obr.12293

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Abe SK, Inoue M, Sawada N, Iwasaki M, Shimazu T, Yamaji T, Sasazuki S, Tanaka Y, Mizokami M, Tsugane S, JPHC Study Group. Hepatitis B and C virus infection and risk of lymphoid malignancies: A population-based cohort study (JPHC Study). Cancer Epidemiology. 2015; 39(4): 562-6. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2015.06.002

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NCD Risk Factor Collaboration. Effects of diabetes definition on global surveillance of diabetes prevalence and diagnosis: a pooled analysis of 96 population-based studies with 331,288 participants. Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. 2015; 3(8): 624-37. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(15)00129-1

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Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 Collaborators. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence and years lived with disability for 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries in 188 countries, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet. 2015; 386(9995): 743-800. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60692-4

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Hasegawa A, Tanigawa K, Ohtsuru A, Yabe H, Maeda M, Shigemura J, Ohira T, Tominaga T, Akashi M, Hirohashi N, Ishikawa T, Kamiya K, Shibuya K, Yamashita S, Chhem R. Health effects of radiation and other health problems in the aftermath of nuclear accidents, with an emphasis on Fukushima. Lancet.2015; 386(9992):479-488. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)61106-0

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Kumagai Y, Gilmour S, Ota E, Momose Y, Onishi T, Bilano V, Kasuga F, Sekizaki T, Shibuya K. Estimating the burden of foodborne diseases in Japan. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2015; 93:540-549C. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.14.148056

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Jung S, Wang M, Anderson K, Baglietto L, Bergkvist L, Bernstein L, et al. Alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk by estrogen receptor status: in a pooled analysis of 20 studies. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2015 Aug 28. pii: dyv156. [ePub ahead of print]

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Fowke JH, McLerran DF, Gupta PC, He J, Shu XO, Ramadas K, Tsugane S, Inoue M, et al. Associations of body mass index, smoking, and alcohol consumption with prostate cancer mortality in the Asia Cohort Consortium. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2015;182(5):381-9. doi:10.1093/aje/kwv089.

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Rahman MS, Mondal MNI, Islam MR, Rahman MM, Hoque MN, Alam MS. Determinant factors of tobacco use among ever-married men in Bangladesh. Drug, healthcare and patient safety. 2015; 7: 77–85.

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Global Burden of Disease Cancer Collaboration. The Global Burden of Cancer 2013. JAMA Oncology. 2015; 1(4):505-27. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.0735.

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Kanda M, Ota E, Fukuda H, Miyauchi S, Gilmour S, Kono Y, et al. Effectiveness of community-based health services by nurse practitioners: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open. 2015;5:e006670. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006670

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Kakizoe Y, Morita S, Nakaoka S, Takeuchi Y, Sato K, Miura T, Beauchemin CA, Iwami S. A conservation law for virus infection kinetics in vitro. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 2015; 376(7): 39-47.

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Ueno M, Ohara S, Sawada N, Inoue M, Tsugane S, Kawaguchi Y. The association of active and secondhand smoking with oral health in adults: Japan public health center-based study. Tobacco Induced Diseases. 2015;13(1):19. doi: 10.1186/s12971-015-0047-6.

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Miyata H, Ezoe S, Hori M, Inoue M, Oguro K, Okamoto T, Onishi K, Onozaki K, Sakakibara T, Takeuchi K, Tokuda Y, Yamamoto Y, Yamazaki M, Shibuya K, for the Health Care 2035 Advisory Panel. Japan's vision for health care in 2035. The Lancet. 2015; 385 (9987):2549-2550. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)61135-7

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Abe SK, Murakami Y, Morgan D, Shibuya K. Rethinking the global tracking system on development assistance to reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health. Lancet Global Health;3(7): e350-e351. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(15)00043-1.

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Svensson T, Inoue M, Sawada N, Iwasaki M, Sasazuki S, Shimazu T, Yamaji T, Ikeda A, Kawamura N, Mimura M, Tsugane S; Japan Public Health Centre-based prospective Study group. The association between complete and partial non-response to psychosocial questions and suicide: the JPHC Study. European Journal of Public Health. 2015 Jun;25(3):424-30. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku209.

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Saito E, Inoue M, Sawada N, Shimazu T, Yamaji T, Iwasaki M, et al. Association of coffee intake with total and cause-specific mortality in a Japanese population: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2015;101(5):1029-37. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.114.104273.

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Shibuya K, Gilmour S. Civil registration as a means to promote human security. The Lancet. 2015; Online. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60765-6

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Kato M, Noda M, Mizoue T, Goto A, Takahashi Y, Matsushita Y, Nanri A, Iso H, Inoue M, Sawada N, Tsugane S; JPHC Study Group. Diagnosed diabetes and premature death among middle-aged Japanese: results from a large-scale population-based cohort study in Japan (JPHC study). BMJ Open. 2015;5(4):e007736. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-007736.

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Goto A, Noda M, Matsushita Y, Goto M, Kato M, Isogawa A, et al; JPHC Study Group. Hemoglobin a1c levels and the risk of cardiovascular disease in people without known diabetes: a population-based cohort study in Japan. Medicine. 2015;94(17):e785.

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Kakizoe Y, Nakaoka S, Beauchemin CA, Morita S, Mori H, Igarashi T, Aihara K, Miura T, Iwami S. A method to determine the duration of the eclipse phase for in vitro infection with a highly pathogenic SHIV strain. Scientific Reports. 2015; 5: 10371.

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Bilano V, Borja M, Cruz E, Tan A, Mortera L, Reganit P. Smoking-attributable burden of lung cancer in the Philippines. Tobacco Control. 2015;24:3 263-268. doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2013-051082

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Jung J, Rahman S, Rashid H, Khandake, G. Current status of trachoma elimination in Australia: making trachoma a history by 2020. Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets. 2015; 14(3): 219-222.

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Yoneoka D, Saito E. A statistical note on analyzing and interpreting individual-level epidemiological data. Journal of Epidemiology. 2015;25(4):337-8. doi: 10.2188/jea.JE20140265

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Tago K, Kikuchi Y, Nakaoka S, Katsuyama C, Hayatsu M. Insecticide applications to soil contribute to development of Burkholderia mediating insecticide resistance in stinkbugs. Molecular Ecology. 2015;24(14): 3766-3778.

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Saito E, Inoue M, Sawada N, Shimazu T, Iwasaki M, et al. Association of green tea consumption with mortality due to all causes and major causes of death in a Japanese population: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study (JPHC Study). Annals of Epidemiology. 2015; Online First. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2015.03.007.

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Goto M, GOto A, Ikeda N, Noda H, Shibuya K, Noda M. Factors associated with untreated diabetes: analysis of data from 20,496 participants in the Japanese national health and nutrition survey. PLOS ONE. 2015; 10(3):e0118749. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118749

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Bilano V, Gilmour S, Moffiet T, Tursan d'Espaignet E, Stevens GA, Commar A, Tuyl F, Hudson I, Shibuya K. Global trends and projections for tobacco use, 1990–2025:an analysis of smoking indicators from the WHO Comprehensive Information Systems for Tobacco Control. The Lancet. 2015;385(9972):966-76.

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Honjo K, Iso H, Nakaya T, Hanibuchi T, Ikeda A, Inoue M, Sawada N, Tsugane S; Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study Group. Impact of neighborhood socioeconomic conditions on the risk of stroke in Japan. Journal of Epidemiology. 2015;25(3):254-60. doi: 10.2188/jea.JE20140117.

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Michikawa T, Inoue M, Sawada N, Tanaka Y, Yamaji T, Iwasaki M, Shimazu T, Sasazuki S, Mizokami M, Tsugane S; for the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study Group. Plasma isoflavones and risk of primary liver cancer in Japanese women and men with hepatitis virus infection: a nested case-control study. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention. 2015;24(3):532-7. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-14-1118.

Hidaka A, Sasazuki S, Goto A, Sawada N, Shimazu T, Yamaji T, Iwasaki M, Inoue M, et al; JPHC Study Group. Plasma insulin, C-peptide and blood glucose and the risk of gastric cancer: the Japan Public Health Center-based prospective study. International Journal of Cancer. 2015;136(6):1402-10. doi: 10.1002/ijc.29098

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Rahman M, Gilmour S, Akter S, Abe SK, Saito E, Shibuya K. Prevalence and control of hypertension in Bangladesh: a multilevel analysis of a nationwide population-based survey. Journal of Hypertension. 2015;33(3):465-72. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000421.

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Nishino Y, Gilmour S, Shibuya K. Inequality in Diabetes-Related Hospital Admissions in England by Socioeconomic Deprivation and Ethnicity: Facility-Based Cross-Sectional. PLOS ONE. 2015;10(2): e0116689. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116689

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Rahman MS, Akter S, Abe SK, Islam MR, Mondal MNI, Rahman JAMS, Rahman MM. Awareness, Treatment, and Control of Diabetes in Bangladesh: A Nationwide Population-Based Study. PLOS ONE. 2015; 10(2): e0118365. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118365

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Dong Y, Huang G, Miyazaki R, Takeuchi Y. Dynamics in a tumor immune system with time delays. Applied mathematics and computation. 2015;252: 99-113

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Kawabata-Shoda E, Charvat H, Ikeda A, Inoue M, Sawada N, Iwasaki M, Sasazuki S, Shimazu T, Yamaji T, Kimura H, Masuda S, Tsugane S.Trends in cancer prognosis in a population-based cohort survey: can recent advances in cancer therapy affect the prognosis? Cancer Epidemiology. 2015;39(1):97-103. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2014.11.008

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Shin S, Sung J, Joung H. A fruit, milk, and whole grain dietary pattern is positively associated with bone mineral density in Korean healthy adults. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2015; 69: 442-448. doi:10.1038/ejcn.2014.231

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GBD 2013 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national age–sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet. 2015; 385(9963); 117-171. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61682-2

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GBD 2013 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national age–sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet. 2015. 385(9963);117-171. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61682-2

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Sawada N, Iwasaki M, Yamaji T, Shimazu T, Sasazuki S, Inoue M, Tsugane S; Japan Public Health Center–based Prospective Study Group. Fiber intake and risk of subsequent prostate cancer in Japanese men. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2015;101(1):118-25. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.114.089581

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Hanibuchi T, Nakaya T, Honjo K, Ikeda A, Iso H, Inoue M, Sawada N, Tsugane S; Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study Group.Neighborhood contextual factors for smoking among middle-aged Japanese: a multilevel analysis. Health & Place. 2015 Jan;31:17-23. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2014.10.010.

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Nishiura H, Chowell G. Theoretical perspectives on the infectiousness of Ebola virus disease. Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling. 2015;12:1.

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Chowell G, Nishiura H. Characterizing the Transmission Dynamics and Control of Ebola Virus Disease. PLoS Biology. 2015;13(1): e1002057. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1002057

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Hayano RS, Watanabe YN, Nomura S, Nemoto T, Tsubokura M, Hanui T, Kumemoto Y, Kowata S, Oikawa T, Kanazawa Y. Whole-body counter survey results 4 months after the Fukushima Dai-ichi NPP accident in Minamisoma City, Fukushima. Journal of Radiological Protection. 2014 ;34(4): 787-99.

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Tsubokura M, Nomura S, Ishii T, Kami M, Kato S. Detection of 131I in a patient with thyroid cancer by internal radiation exposure screening using a whole-body counter in Fukushima. Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 2014; 39(3): 281-2.

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Svensson T, Inoue M, Sawada N, Iwasaki M, Sasazuki S, Shimazu T, Yamaji T, Ikeda A, Kawamura N, Mimura M, Tsugane S. The association between complete and partial non-response to psychosocial questions and suicide: the JPHC Study. The European Journal of Public Health. Online First. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/cku209

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Tsubokura M, Kato S, Nomura S, Morita T, Sugimoto A, Gilmour S Kami M, Oikawa T, Kanazawa Y. Absence of Internal Radiation Contamination by Radioactive Cesium among Children Affected by the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Disaster. Health Physics. 2015;108(1): 39-43. doi: 10.1097/HP.0000000000000167

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Nakayama R, Koyanagi A, Stickley A, Kondo T, Gilmour S, Arenliu A, Shibuya K. Social networks and mental health in post-conflict Mitrovica, Kosova. BMC Public Health. 2014;14:1169. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-1169

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Kim J, Shin S, Han K, Lee K, Kim J, Choi Y, Kim D, Nam G, Yeo H, Lee H, Ko B. Relationship between socioeconomic status and anemia prevalence in adolescent girls based on the fourth and fifth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2014; 68(2): 253-258.

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Chowell G, Nishiura H. Transmission dynamics and control of Ebola virus disease (EVD): a review. BMC Medicine. 2014; 12:196. doi:10.1186/s12916-014-0196-0

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Tanaka K, Tsuji I, Tamakoshi A, Matsuo K, Wakai K, Nagata C, Mizoue T, Inoue M, Tsugane S, Sasazuki S; Research Group for the Development and Evaluation of Cancer Prevention Strategies in Japan. Diabetes mellitus and liver cancer risk: an evaluation based on a systematic review of epidemiologic evidence among the Japanese population. Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2014;44(10):986-99. doi: 10.1093/jjco/hyu108

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Nishiura H, Chowell G. Early transmission dynamics of Ebola virus disease (EVD), West Africa, March to August 2014. Eurosurveillance. 2014;19(36): pii=20894.

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Miki Y, Inoue M, Ikeda A, Sawada N, Nakaya T, Shimazu T, Iwasaki M, Yamaji T, Sasazuki S, Shibuya K, Tsugane S; JPHC Study Group. Neighborhood deprivation and risk of cancer incidence, mortality and survival: results from a population-based cohort study in Japan. PLoS One. 2014;9(9):e106729. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106729

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Weiderpass E, Sandin S, Lof M, Oh JK, Inoue M, Shimazu T, Tsugane S, Adami HO. Endometrial cancer in relation to coffee, tea, and caffeine consumption: a prospective cohort study among middle-aged women in Sweden. Nutrition and Cancer. 2014;66(7):1132-43. doi: 10.1080/01635581.2014.948214.

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Honjo K, Iso H, Inoue M, Sawada N, Tsugane S; JPHC Study Group. Socioeconomic status inconsistency and risk of stroke among Japanese middle-aged women. Stroke. 2014;45(9):2592-8.doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.005238.

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Mizumoto K, Ejima K, Yamamoto T, Nishiura H. On the risk of severe dengue during secondary infection: a systematic review coupled with mathematical modeling. Journal of vector borne diseases. 2014;51(3):153-164.

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Cowling B, Ip DK, Fang VJ, Suntarattiwong P, Olsen S, Levy J, Uyeki T, Leung G, Peiris J, Chotpitayasunondh T, Nishiura H, Simmerman J. Modes of transmission of influenza B virus in households. PLOS ONE. 2014;9(9):e108850. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108850.

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Tanimoto T, Kami M, Shibuya K. Misconduct: Japan to learn from biomedical cases. Nature. 2014; 512: 371. doi:10.1038/512371d [correspondence]

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Saito E, Gilmour S, Rahman MM, Gautam GS, Shreshta PK, Shibuya K. Incidence of and illnesses associated with catastrophic household expenditure on health in Nepal: a cross-sectional survey. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2014; 92:760-767.

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Moreno R, Nababan H, Ota E,Wariki W, Ezoe S, Gilmour S, Shibuya K. Structural and community-level interventions for increasing condom use to prevent transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2014;7:CD003363. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD003363.pub3.

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Murray C, Ortblad K, Guinovart C, Lim S, Woltock T, et al. Global, regional and national incidence and mortality for HIV, tuberculosis and malaria during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet. 2014; 384(9947):1005-70. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60844-8

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Shin S, Park E, Sun D, You T, Hwang S, Paik H, Joung H. Development and Evaluation of a Web-based Computer-Assisted Personal Interview System (CAPIS) for Open-ended Dietary Assessments among Koreans. Clinical Nutrition Research.2014. 3: 115-125

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Research Group for the Development and Evaluation of Cancer Prevention Strategies in Japan. Meat consumption and colorectal cancer risk: an evaluation based on a systematic review of epidemiologic evidence among the Japanese population. Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2014;44(7):641-50. doi: 10.1093/jjco/hyu061.

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Nah K, Nakata Y, Rost G. Malaria dynamics with long incubation period in hosts. Computers and mathematics with applications. 2014; 68: 915-930.

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Shimazu T, Wakai K, Tamakoshi A, Tsuji I, Tanaka K, Matsuo K, et al. Association of vegetable and fruit intake with gastric cancer risk among Japanese: A pooled analysis of four cohort studies. Annals of Oncology. 2014; 25(6): 1228-33. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdu115

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Tsubokura M, Kato S, Nomura S, Gilmour S, Nihei M, Sakuma Y, Oikawa T, Kanazawa Y, Kami M, Hayano R. Reduction of high levels of internal radio-contamination by dietary intervention in residents of areas affected by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant disaster: a case series. PLOS ONE. 2014; 9(6):e100302. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0100302

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Nakaya T, Honjo K, Hanibuchi T, Ikeda A, Iso H, Inoue M, Sawada N, Tsugane S; Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study Group. Associations of all-cause mortality with census-based neighbourhood deprivation and population density in Japan: a multilevel survival analysis. PLoS One. 2014;9(6):e97802. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.009780

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Shibuya K, Gilmour S, Oshima A. Time to reconsider thyroid cancer screening in Fukushima. The Lancet. 2014; 383(9932): 1883-1884. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60909-0 [Correspondence].

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Gilmour S, Liao Y, Bilano V, Shibuya K. Burden of disease in Japan: Using national and subnational data to inform local health policy. Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health. 2014; 47(3): 136-143. doi: 10.3961/jpmph.2014.47.3.136

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Ng M, Fleming T, Robinson M, Thomson B, Graetz N, et al. Global, regional, and national prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adults during 1980—2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet. 2014; 384 (9945):766 - 781. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60460-8

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Nishiura H, Ejima K, Mizumoto K, Nakaoka S, Inaba H, Imoto S, Yamaguchi R, Saito MM. Cost-effective length and timing of school closure during an influenza pandemic depend on the severity. Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling. 2014;11:5. doi:10.1186/1742-4682-11-5

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Wang H, Liddell CA, Coates MM, Mooney MD, Levitz CE, Schumacher AE, et al. Global, regional, and national levels of neonatal, infant, and under-5 mortality during 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet. 2014; 384(9945):766-781. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60497-9.

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Kassebaum NJ, Bertozzi-Villa A, Coggeshall MS, Shackelford KA, Steiner C, Heuton KR, et al. Global, regional, and national levels and causes of maternal mortality during 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet. 2014; 384(9947):980-1004. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60696-6

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Sakurai-Komada N, Iso H, Koike KA, Ikeda A, Umesawa M, Ikehara S, et al. Association between chlamydophila pneumoniae infection and risk of coronary heart disease for Japanese: The JPHC study. Atherosclerosis. 2014;233(2):338-342.

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Eshak ES, Iso H, Yamagishi K, Kokubo Y, Saito I, Yatsuya H, et al. Rice consumption is not associated with risk of cardiovascular disease morbidity or mortality in Japanese men and women: a large population-based, prospective cohort study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2014; 100(1): 199-207. doi: 10.3945/​ajcn.113.079038

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Yamauchi T, Inagaki M, Yonemoto N, Iwasaki M, Inoue M, Akechi T, Iso H, Tsugane S, on behalf of the JPHC Study Group. Death by suicide and other externally caused injuries following a cancer diagnosis: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study. Psychooncology. 2014; Online first. doi: 10.1002/pon.3529

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Sawada N, Inoue M, Iwasaki M, Sasazuki S, Yamaji T, Shimazu T, Tsugane S. Alcohol and smoking and subsequent risk of prostate cancer in Japanese men: The Japan Public Health Center-based prospective study. International Journal of Cancer. 2014;134(4):971-8. doi: 10.1002/ijc.28423

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Zheng W, McLerran DF, Rolland BA, Fu Z, Boffetta P, He J, et al. Burden of total and cause-specific mortality related to tobacco smoking among adults aged >=45 years in Asia: a pooled analysis of 21 cohorts. PLoS Medicine. 2014;11(4):e1001631. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001631

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Ejima K, Aihara K, Nishiura H. Probabilistic differential diagnosis of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) using the time from immigration to illness onset among imported cases. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 2014;346:47-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2013.12.024

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Ueno R, Nishiura H. Letter to the editor: Diagnosis of a single imported dengue case who had travelled to Japan – how serious is it for travellers? Eurosurveillance. 2014. 19(8):pii=20715.

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Rahman MM. Health in Bangladesh: lessons and challenges. Lancet.2014. 383(9922):1037. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60513-4. [correspondence]

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Akter S, Rahman MM, Abe SK, Sultana S. Prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes and their risk factors among Bangladeshi adults: a nationwide survey. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2014; 92:204-213A.

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Shakeshaft A, Doran C, Petrie D, Breen C, Havard A, Abudeen A, Harwood E, Clifford A, D'Este C, Gilmour S, Sanson-Fisher R. The Effectiveness of Community Action in Reducing Risky Alcohol Consumption and Harm: A Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial.PLOS Medicine.2014. 11(3): e1001617. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001617

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Nakaoka S, Inaba H. Demographic modeling of transient amplifying cell population growth. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering. 2014; 11(2): 363 - 384.

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Nagata C, Mizoue T, Tanaka K, Tsuji I, Tamakoshi A, Matsuo K, et al. Soy intake and breast cancer risk: An evaluation based on a systematic review of epidemiologic evidence among the Japanese population. Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2014;44(3):282-295.

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Svensson T, Inoue M, Charvat H, Sawada N, Iwasaki M, Sasazuki S, et al. Coping behaviors and suicide in the middle-aged and older Japanese general population: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study. Annals of Epidemiology. 2014;24(1):199-205.

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Bilano V, Ota E, Togoobaatar G, Mori R, Souza JP. Risk Factors of Pre-Eclampsia/Eclampsia and Its Adverse Outcomes in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A WHO Secondary Analysis. PLOS ONE. 2014. 9(3): e91198. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0091198

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Sugimoto A, Gilmour S, Tsubokura M, Nomura S, Kami M, Oikawa T, Kanazawa Y, Shibuya K. Assessment of the Risk of Medium-Term Internal Contamination in Minamisoma City, Fukushima, Japan, after the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Accident. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2014;122(6): 587-593. DOI: DOI:10.1289/ehp.1306848

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Nabae K, Satoh H, Nishiura H, Tanaka-Taya K, Okabe N, Oishi K, Matsumoto K, Hasegawa T. Estimating the risk of parvovirus B19 infection in blood donors and pregnant women in Japan. PLOS ONE. 2014;9(3):e92519. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0092519

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Yoneoka D, Hisashige A, Ota E, Miyamoto K, Nomura S, Segawa M, Gilmour S, Shibuya K. Are Japanese Randomized Controlled Trials Up to the Task? A Systematic Review. PLOS ONE. 2014; 9(3): e90127. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090127

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Tsubokura M, Hara K, Matsumura T, Sugimoto A, Nomura S, Hinata M, Shibuya K, Kami M. The Immediate Physical and Mental Health Crisis in Residents Proximal to the Evacuation Zone After Japan's Nuclear Disaster: An Observational Pilot Study. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 2014;8(1):30-36. doi: 10.1017/dmp.2014.5

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Wada K, Nagata C, Tamakoshi A, Matsuo K, Oze I, Wakai K, et al. Body mass index and breast cancer risk in Japan: a pooled analysis of eight population-based cohort studies. Annals of Oncology. 2014;25(2):519-524.

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Akter S, Rahman M, Krull Abe S, Sultana P. Nationwide Survey of Prevalence and Risk Factors for Diabetes and Prediabetes in Bangladeshi Adults. Diabetes Care. 2014; 37(1):e9-d10. doi: 10.2337/dc13-1647

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Shibuya K. Cross-boundary Cancer Studies at the University of Tokyo: The Globalization of Healthcare. Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2014;44(S1): i69-i73. doi: 10.1093/jjco/hyt219

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Breen C, Shakeshaft A, Sanson-Fisher R, D'Este C, Mattick R, Gilmour S. Identifying individual- and population-level characteristics that influence rates of risky alcohol consumption in regional communities.The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2014; 38(1):60-5. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12176

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Rahman M, Gilmour S. Prevention and Control of Hypertension in Different Countries. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2014;311(4):418-419. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.285324. [Correspondence]

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Abe SK, Inoue M, Iwasaki M, Ishirara J, Sasazuki S, Shimazu T, Yamaji T, Shibuya K, Tsugane S and the JPHC study group. Rice, bread, noodle and cereal intake and colorectal cancer in Japanese men and women: the Japan Public Health Center-based prospective Study (JPHC Study). British Journal of Cancer. 2014;110(5):1316-21. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2013.799

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Fan R, Dong Y, Huang G, Takeuchi Y. Apoptosis in virus infection dynamics models. Journal of Biological Dynamics. 2014; 8(1):20-41.

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Kigawa N, Pineau C, Clarke AE, Nashi E, Vinet E, Veilleux M, Bernatsky S. Development of Myasthenia Gravis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. European journal of case reports in internal medicine. 2014;1. doi:10.12890/2014_000020

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Wariki WMV, Nomura S, Ota E, Mori R, Shibuya K. Interventions for reduction of stigma in people with HIV/AIDS (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2013; DOI: 10.1002/14651858. CD006735.

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Danaei G, Singh GM, Paciorek CJ, Lin JK, Cowan MJ, Finucane MM, Farzadfar F, Stevens GA, Riley LM, Lu Y, Rao M, Ezzati M; and the Global Burden of Metabolic Risk Factors of Chronic Diseases Collaborating Group. The global cardiovascular risk transition: associations of four metabolic risk factors with national income, urbanization, and Western diet in 1980 and 2008. Circulation. 2013;127:1493-1502. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.001470

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Tsubokura M, Kato S, Nihei M, Sakuma Y, Furutani T, Uehara K, Sugimoto A, Nomura S, Hayano R, Kami M, Watanobe H, Endo Y. Limited internal radiation exposure associated with resettlements to a radiation-contaminated homeland after the fukushima daiichi nuclear disaster.PLOS ONE. 2013;8(12):e81909. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081909

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Hisashige A, Sasako M, Nakajima T. Cost-effectiveness of adjuvant chemotherapy for curatively resected gastric cancer with S-1. BMC Cancer. 2013;13:443. doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-13-443.

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Okamoto N, Hisashige A, Tanaka Y, Kurumatani N. Development of the Japanese 15D Instrument of Health-Related Quality of Life: Verification of Reliability and Validity among Elderly People. PLOS ONE. 2013;8(4):e61721. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0061721

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Balogun O, Koyanagi A, Stickley A, Gilmour S, Shibuya K. Alcohol Consumption and Psychological Distress in Adolescents: A Multi-Country Study. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2014; 54(2):228-34 doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2013.07.034.

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Suzuki R, Iwasaki M, Hara A, Inoue M, Sasazuki S, Sawada N, Yamaji T, Shimazu T, Tsugane S, Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study Group. Fruit and vegetable intake and breast cancer risk defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study. Cancer Causes and Control. 2013;24(12):2117-28. doi: 10.1007/s10552-013-0289-7

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Nanri A, Mizoue T, Poudel-Tandukar K, Noda M, Kato M, Kurotani K, Goto A, Oba S, Inoue M, Tsugane S, for the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study Group. Dietary patterns and suicide in Japanese adults: health centre-based prospective study. British Journal of Psychiatry. 2013;203: 422-7. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.112.114793

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Michikawa T, Inoue M, Sawada N, Sasazuki S, Tanaka Y, Iwasaki M, Shimazu T, Yamaji T, Mizokami M, Tsugane S. Plasma Levels of Adiponectin and Primary Liver Cancer Risk in Middle-aged Japanese Adults with Hepatitis Virus Infection: A Nested Case-control Study. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers and prevention. 2013;22(12):2250-7. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-13-0363

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Klick B, Nishiura H, Leung GM, Cowling BJ. Optimal design of studies of influenza transmission in households. II: Comparison between cohort and case-ascertained studies. Epidemiology and Infection. 2013; in press. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0950268813001623

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Kurotani K, Nanri A, Goto A, Mizoue T, Noda M, Kato M, Inoue M, Tsugane S, for the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study Group. Vegetable and fruit intake and risk of type 2 diabetes: Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study. British Journal of Nutrition. 2013;109(4): 709-717. doi:10.1017/S0007114512001705

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Zhou Y, Lau E, Ip D, Nishiura H, Leung G, Seto W, Cowling B. Years of life lost in the first wave of the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic in Hong Kong. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2013;178(8):1313-8. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwt120.

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Katanoda K, Jiang Y, Park S, Lim M, Qiao Y, Inoue M. Tobacco control challenges in East Asia: proposals for change in the world's largest epidemic region. Tobacco Control. 2013. Online first. doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2012-050852

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Shin S, Joung H. A dairy and fruit dietary pattern is associated with a reduced likelihood of osteoporosis in Korean postmenopausal women. British Journal of Nutrition. 2013;110(10): 1926-1933.

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Sasazuki S, Charvat H, Hara A, Wakai K, Nagata C, Nakamura K, Tsuji I, Sugawara Y, Tamakoshi A, Matsuo K, Oze I, Mizoue T, Tanaka K, Inoue M. Tsugane S. Diabetes mellitus and cancer risk: Pooled analysis of eight cohort studies in Japan. Cancer Science. 2013:104(11); 1499-1507. doi: 0.1111/cas.12241

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Chen Y, Copeland W, Vedanthan R, Grant E, Lee J, Gu D, Gupta P, Ramadas K, Inoue M, Tsugane S, Tamakoshi A, Gao Y, Yuan J, Shu X, Ozasa K, Tsuji I, Kakizaki M, Tanaka H, Nishino Y, Chen C, Wang R, Yoo K, Ahn Y, Ahsan H, Pan W, Chen CS, Pednekar MS, Sauvaget C, Sasazuki S, Yang G, Koh W, Xiang YB, Ohishi W, Watanabe T, Sugawara Y, Matsuo K, You S, Park S, Kim D, Parvez F, Chuang S, Ge W, Rolland B, McLerran D, Sinha R, Thornquist M, Kang D, Feng Z, Boffetta P, Zheng W, He J, Potter J. Association between body mass index and cardiovascular disease mortality in east Asians and south Asians: pooled analysis of prospective data from the Asia Cohort Consortium. British Medical Journal. 2013;347:f5446. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f5446

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Tsubokura M, Shibuya K, Kato S, Oikawa T, Kanazawa Y. Acute Intake of Radionuclides Immediately After the Incident as the Main Contributor of the Internal Radiation Exposure After Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster. JAMA Pediatrics. 2013;167(12):1169-1170. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.2311 [correspondence]

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Tanimoto T, Kami M, Shibuya K. Research misconduct and scientific integrity: a call for a global forum. The Lancet. 2013; 382(9896):940. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)61933-9. [correspondence]

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Gilmour S, Kanda M, Kusumi E, Tanimoto T, Kami M, Shibuya K. HPV vaccination programme in Japan. The Lancet. 2013; 382(9894):768. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)61831-0. [correspondence]

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Tsubokura M, Nihei M, Sato K, Masaki S, Sakuma Y, Kato S, Sugimoto A, Nomura S,Matsumura T, Miyazaki M, Hayano R, Shibuya K, Kami M, Sasaki T. Measurement of internal radiation exposure among decontamination workers in villages near the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Health Physics. 2013;105(4):379-381. doi: 10.1097/HP.0b013e318297ad92.

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Sugimoto A, Nomura S, Tsubokura M, Matsumura T, Muto K, Sato M, Gilmour S. The Relationship between Media Consumption and Health-Related Anxieties after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster . PLOS ONE. 2013;8(8): e65331. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065331.

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Akter S, Jesmin S, Rahman MM, Islam MM, Khatun MT, Yamaguchi N, Akashi H, Mizutani T. Higher Gravidity and Parity Are Associated with Increased Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome among Rural Bangladeshi Women . PLOS ONE. 2013;8(8):e68319. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068319.

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Ganchimeg T, Mori R, Ota E, Koyanagi A, Gilmour S, Shibuya K,Torloni M, Betran A, Seuc A, Vogel J, Souza J. Maternal and perinatal outcomes among nulliparous adolescents in low- and middle-income countries: a multi-country study. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2013;120(13):1622-30.

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Degenhardt L, Gilmour S, Shand F, Bruno R, Campbell G, Mattick RP, Larance B, Hall W. Estimating the proportion of prescription opioids that is consumed by people who inject drugs in Australia. Drug and Alcohol Review. 2013; 32(5):468-474. doi: 10.1111/dar.12066

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Bilano V, Borja M, Cruz E, Tan A, Mortera L, Reganit P. Smoking-attributable burden of lung cancer in the Philippines: a comparative risk assessment. The Lancet. 2013; 381(S15). doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(13)61269-6

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Mori J, Tsubokura M, Sugimoto, A, Tanimoto T, Kami M, Oikawa T, Kanazawa Y. Increased incidence of dog-bite injuries after the Fukushima nuclear accident. Preventive Medicine. Online First. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.06.013

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Cowling BJ, Ip DK, Fang VJ, Suntarattiwong P, Olsen SJ, Levy J, Uyeki TM, Leung GM, Malik Peiris JS, Chotpitayasunondh T, Nishiura H, Mark Simmerman J. Aerosol transmission is an important mode of influenza A virus spread. Nature Communications. 2013;4:1935. doi: 10.1038/ncomms2922.

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Ejima K, Aihara K, Nishiura H. Modeling the obesity epidemic: Social contagion and its implications for control. Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling. 2013;10: in press.

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Mizumoto K, Yamamoto T, Nishiura H. Contact behaviour of children and parental employment behaviour during school closures against the pandemic influenza A (H1N1-2009) in Japan. Journal of International Medical Research. 2013;41(3):716-24. doi: 10.1177/0300060513478061.

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Rahman MM, Gilmour S, Saito E, Sultana P, Shibuya K. Self-reported illness and household strategies for coping with health-care payments in Bangladesh. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2013;91:449-458. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.12.115428

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Abe SK, Stickley A, Roberts B, Richardson E, Abbott P, Rotman D, McKee M. Changing patterns of fruit and vegetable intake in countries of the former Soviet Union. Public Health Nutrition. 2013; 23:1-9. [Epub ahead of print]

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Kokubo Y, Iso H, Saito I, Yamagishi K, Yatsuya H, Ishihara J, Inoue M, Tsugane S. The impact of green tea and coffee consumption on the reduced risk of stroke incidence in Japanese population: the Japan public health center-based study cohort. Stroke. 2013;44(5):1369-74. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.677500.

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Yatsuya H, Iso H, Yamagishi K, Kokubo Y, Saito I, Suzuki K, Sawada N, Inoue M, Tsugane S. Development of a Point-based Prediction Model for the Incidence of Total Stroke: Japan Public Health Center Study. Stroke. 2013; 44(5):1295-302. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.677534

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Yamagishi K, Iso H, Kokubo Y, Saito I, Yatsuya H, Ishihara J, Inoue M, Tsugane S; JPHC Study Group. Dietary intake of saturated fatty acids and incident stroke and coronary heart disease in Japanese communities: the JPHC Study. European Heart Journal. 2013;34(16):1225-32. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/eht043

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Ikeda A, Kawachi I, Iso H, Iwasaki M, Inoue M, Tsugane S. Social support and cancer incidence and mortality: the JPHC study cohort II. Cancer Causes Control. 2013;24(5):847-60. doi: 10.1007/s10552-013-0147-7

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Nishiura H, Mizumoto K, Ejima K. How to interpret the transmissibility of novel influenza A(H7N9): an analysis of initial epidemiological data of human cases from China. Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling. 2013;10:30. doi: 10.1186/1742-4682-10-30.

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Saito M, Imoto S, Yamaguchi R, Kami M, Nakada H, Sato H, Miyano S, Higuchi T. Extension and verification of the SEIR model on the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) pandemic in Japan. Mathematical Biosciences. 2013; 246(1): 47-54

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Saito M, Imoto R, Yamaguchi R, Tsubokura M, Kami M, Nakada H, Sato H, Miyano S, Higuchi T. Enhancement of Collective Immunity in Tokyo Metropolitan Area by Selective Vaccination against an Emerging Influenza Pandemic. PLOS ONE. 2013;8(9): e72866. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0072866

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Gilmour S, Hamakawa T, Shibuya K. Cash-transfer programmes in developing countries. The Lancet. 2013; 381(9874): 1254 - 1255. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60358-X

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Ejima K, Aihara K, Nishiura H. The impact of model building on the transmission dynamics under vaccination: observable (symptom-based) versus unobservable (contagiousness-dependent) approaches. PLoS One. 2013;8(4):e62062. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0062062

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Wong JY, Wu P, Nishiura H, Goldstein E, Lau EHY, Yang L, Chuang SK, Tsang T, Peiris JSM, Wu JT, Cowling BJ. Infection fatality risk of the pandemic A(H1N1) virus in Hong Kong in 2009. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2013;177(8):834-40. doi: 10.1093/aje/kws314.

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Lau LL, Ip DK, Nishiura H, Fang VJ, Chan KH, Peiris JS, Leung GM, Cowling BJ. Heterogeneity in virus shedding among medically-attended influenza A virus infections. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2013;207(8):1281-5. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jit034.

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Ikeda N, Irie Y, Shibuya K. Determinants of reduced child stunting in Cambodia: analysis of pooled data from three Demographic and Health Surveys. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2013;91:341-349.

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Eshak ES, Iso H, Mizoue T, Inoue M, Noda M, Tsugane S. Soft drink, 100% fruit juice, and vegetable juice intakes and risk of diabetes mellitus. Clinical Nutrition. 2013;32:300-8. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2012.08.003

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Lin Y, Fu R, Grant E, Chen Y, Lee JE, Gupta PC, Ramadas K, Inoue M, Tsugane S, Gao YT, Tamakoshi A, Shu XO, et al. Association of body mass index and risk of death from pancreas cancer in Asians: findings from the Asia Cohort Consortium. European Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2013;22:244-50.

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Nomura S, Gilmour S, Tsubokura M, Yoneoka D, Sugimoto A, Oikawa T, Kami M, Shibuya K. Mortality risk amongst nursing home residents evacuated after the Fukushima nuclear accident: a retrospective cohort study. PLOS ONE. 2013; 8(3): e60192. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0060192.

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Perera HK, Wickramasinghe G, Cheung CL, Nishiura H, Smith DK, Poon LL, Perera AK, Ma SK, Sunil-Chandra NP, Guan Y, Peiris JS. Swine influenza in Sri Lanka. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2013;19(3):481-4. doi:10.3201/eid1903.120945.

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Murray C, Richards M, Newton J, Fenton K, Anderson H, Atkinson C, et al. UK health performance: findings of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. The Lancet. 2013; Online First. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60355-4.

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Nishiwaki Y, Michikawa T, Takebayashi T, Nitta H, Iso H, Inoue M, Tsugane S. Long-Term Exposure to Particulate Matter in Relation to Mortality and Incidence of Cardiovascular Disease: The JPHC Study. Journal of atherosclerosis and thrombosis. 2013;20:296-309.

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Rahman MM, Gilmour S, Saito E, Sultana P, Shibuya K. Health-related financial catastrophe, inequality and chronic illness in Bangladesh. PLOS ONE. 2013;8(2): e56873. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0056873

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Balogun OO, Hirayama F, Wariki WM, Koyanagi A, Mori R. Interventions for improving outcomes for pregnant women who have experienced genital cutting. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2013; 2. (Forthcoming).

Haruna M, Watanabe E, Matsuzaki M, Ota E, Shiraishi M, Murayama R, Yoshida M, Yeo SA. The effects of an exercise program on health-related quality of life in postpartum mothers: a randomized controlled trial. Health. 2013. (Forthcoming)

Tobe RG, Mori R, Huang L, Xu L, Han D, Shibuya K. Cost-effectiveness analysis of a national neonatal hearing screening program in china: conditions for the scale-up. PLOS ONE. 2013;8(1):e51990. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051990.

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Di Cesare M, Khang YH, Asaria P, Blakely T, Cowan MJ, Farzadfar F, Guerrero R, Ikeda N, Kyobutungi C, Msyamboza KP, Oum S, Lynch JW, Marmot MG, Ezzati M, on behalf of The Lancet NCD Action Group. Inequalities in non-communicable diseases and effective responses. The Lancet. 2013;381:585-597.

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Nishiura H, Mizumoto K. Epidemiological determinants of successful vaccine development. International Journal of Medical Science. 2013;10(4):382-4. doi: 10.7150/ijms.5689

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Mizumoto K, Ejima K, Yamamoto T, Nishiura H. Vaccination and clinical severity: Is the effectiveness of contact tracing and case isolation hampered by past vaccination? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2013;10(3):816-829. doi: 10.3390/ijerph10030816

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Mizumoto K, Yamamoto T, Nishiura H. Age-dependent estimates of the epidemiological impact of pandemic influenza (H1N1-2009) in Japan. Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine. 2013;2013:637064. doi: 10.1155/2013/637064

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Jesmin S, Akter S, Rahman MM, Islam MM, Islam AM, Sultana SN, Mowa CN, Yamaguchi N, et al. Disruption of components of vascular endothelial growth factor angiogenic signalling system in metabolic syndrome. Findings from a study conducted in rural Bangladeshi women. Thrombosis and haemostasis. 2013;109 (4). [Epub ahead of print]

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Koyanagi A, Zhang J, Dagvadorj A, Hirayama F, Shibuya K, Souza JP, Gulmezoglu AM. Macrosomia in 23 developing countries: an analysis of a multicountry, facility-based, cross-sectional survey. Lancet. 2013;381(9865): 476-483. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61605-5.

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Jung S, Spiegelman D, Baglietto L, Bernstein L, Boggs DA, van den Brandt PA, Buring JE, Cerhan JR, Gaudet MM, Giles GG, Goodman G, Hakansson N, Helzlsouer K, Horn-Ross PL, Inoue M, et al. Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of breast cancer by hormone receptor status. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 2013;105:219-36. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djs635

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Shin S, Hong K, Kang S, Joung H. A Milk and Cereal Dietary Pattern is Associated with Likelihood of Having Low Bone Mineral Density of Lumbar Spine in Korean Adolescents. Nutrition research. 2013;33(1): 59-66.

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Mizumoto K, Nishiura H, Yamamoto T. Effectiveness of antiviral prophylaxis coupled with contact tracing in reducing the transmission of the influenza A (H1N1-2009): A systematic review. Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling. 2013;10:4. doi: 10.1186/1742-4682-10-4.

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Nishiura H, Yen HL, Cowling BJ. Sample size considerations for one-to-one animal transmission studies of the influenza A viruses. PLoS ONE. 2013;8(1):e55358.

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Nanri A, Shimazu T, Takachi R, Ishihara J, Mizoue T, Noda M, Inoue M, Tsugane S, Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study Group. Dietary patterns and type 2 diabetes in Japanese men and women: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2013;67:18-24. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2012.171

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Eshak ES, Iso H, Kokubo Y, Saito I, Yamagishi K, Inoue M, Tsugane S. Soft drink intake in relation to incident ischemic heart disease, stroke, and stroke subtypes in Japanese men and women: the Japan Public Health Centre-based study cohort I. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2012;96:1390-7.

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Hara A, Sasazuki S, Inoue M, Iwasaki M, Shimazu T, Sawada N, Yamaji T, Takachi R, Tsugane S. Zinc and heme iron intakes and risk of colorectal cancer: a population-based prospective cohort study in Japan. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2012;96:864-73.

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Weiderpass E, Sandin S, Inoue M, Shimazu T, Iwasaki M, Sasazuki S, Sawada N, Yamaji T, Tsugane S. Risk factors for epithelial ovarian cancer in Japan - results from the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study cohort. International Journal of Oncology 2012;40:21-30.

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Ueno M, Ohara S, Inoue M, Tsugane S, Kawaguchi Y. Association between education level and dentition status in Japanese adults: Japan public health center-based oral health study. Community dentistry and oral epidemiology 2012;40:481-7.

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Matsuo K, Mizoue T, Tanaka K, Tsuji I, Sugawara Y, Sasazuki S, Nagata C, Tamakoshi A, Wakai K, Inoue M, Tsugane S. Association between body mass index and the colorectal cancer risk in Japan: pooled analysis of population-based cohort studies in Japan. Annals of Oncology 2012;23:479-90.

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Inoue M, Tsugane S. Insulin resistance and cancer: epidemiological evidence. Cancer Science 2012;19:F1-F8.

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Oba S, Noda M, Waki K, Nanri A, Kato M, Takahashi Y, Poudel-Tandukar K, Matsushita Y, Inoue M, Mizoue T, Tsugane S. Smoking Cessation Increases Short-Term Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Irrespective of Weight Gain: The Japan Public Health Center-Based Prospective Study. PLoS One 2012;7:e17061.

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Honjo K, Iso H, Iwata M, Cable N, Inoue M, Sawada N, Tsugane S. Effectiveness of the Combined Approach for Assessing Social Gradients in Stroke Risk Among Married Women in Japan. Journal of Epidemiology 2012; 22:324-30.

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Michikawa T, Inoue M, Sawada N, Iwasaki M, Tanaka Y, Shimazu T, Sasazuki S, Yamaji T, Mizokami M, Tsugane S. Development of a prediction model for 10-year risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in middle-aged Japanese: The Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study Cohort II. Preventive Medicine 2012;55:137-43.

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Sawada N, Inoue M, Iwasaki M, Sasazuki S, Shimazu T, Yamaji T, Takachi R, Tanaka Y, Mizokami M, Tsugane S. Consumption of n-3 Fatty Acids and Fish Reduces Risk of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Gastroenterology 2012;142:1468-75.

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Nanri A, Shimazu T, Ishihara J, Takachi R, Mizoue T, Inoue M, Tsugane S. Reproducibility and validity of dietary patterns assessed by a food frequency questionnaire used in the 5-year follow-up survey of the Japan public health center-based prospective study. Journal of Epidemiology 2012;22:205-15.

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Boffetta P, Hazelton WD, Chen Y, Sinha R, Inoue M, Gao YT, Koh WP, Shu XO, Grant EJ, Tsuji I, Nishino Y, You SL, et al. Body mass, tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking and risk of cancer of the small intestine--a pooled analysis of over 500 000 subjects in the Asia Cohort Consortium. Annals of Oncology 2012;23:1894-8.

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Cui R, Iso H, Yamagishi K, Saito I, Kokubo Y, Inoue M, Tsugane S. High serum total cholesterol levels is a risk factor of ischemic stroke for general Japanese population: the JPHC study. Atherosclerosis 2012;221:565-9.

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Ikeda N, Inoue M, Iso H, Ikeda S, Satoh T, Noda M, Mizoue T, Imano H, Saito E, Katanoda K, Sobue T, Tsugane S, et al. Adult mortality attributable to preventable risk factors for non-communicable diseases and injuries in Japan: a comparative risk assessment. PLoS Medicine 2012;9:e1001160.

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Sawada N, Iwasaki M, Inoue M, Takachi R, Sasazuki S, Yamaji T, Shimazu T, Endo Y, Tsugane S. Long-term dietary cadmium intake and cancer incidence. Epidemiology 2012;23:368-76.

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Inoue M, Sawada N, Matsuda T, Iwasaki M, Sasazuki S, Shimazu T, Shibuya K, Tsugane S. Attributable causes of cancer in Japan in 2005--systematic assessment to estimate current burden of cancer attributable to known preventable risk factors in Japan. Annals of Oncology 2012;23:1362-9.

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Oze I, Matsuo K, Ito H, Wakai K, Nagata C, Mizoue T, Tanaka K, Tsuji I, Tamakoshi A, Sasazuki S, Inoue M, Tsugane S. Cigarette smoking and esophageal cancer risk: an evaluation based on a systematic review of epidemiologic evidence among the Japanese population. Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology 2012;42:63-73.

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Nagata C, Mizoue T, Tanaka K, Tsuji I, Tamakoshi A, Wakai K, Matsuo K, Ito H, Sasazuki S, Inoue M, Tsugane S. Breastfeeding and breast cancer risk: an evaluation based on a systematic review of epidemiologic evidence among the Japanese population. Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology 2012;42:124-30.

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Michikawa T, Inoue M, Shimazu T, Sawada N, Iwasaki M, Sasazuki S, Yamaji T, Tsugane S. Seaweed consumption and the risk of thyroid cancer in women: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study. European Journal of Cancer Prevention 2012;21:254-60.

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Hara A, Sasazuki S, Inoue M, Iwasaki M, Shimazu T, Sawada N, Yamaji T, Tsugane S. Isoflavone intake and risk of gastric cancer: a population-based prospective cohort study in Japan. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2012;95:147-54.

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Pham NM, Mizoue T, Tanaka K, Tsuji I, Tamakoshi A, Matsuo K, Ito H, Wakai K, Nagata C, Sasazuki S, Inoue M, Tsugane S. Physical activity and colorectal cancer risk: an evaluation based on a systematic review of epidemiologic evidence among the Japanese population. Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology 2012;42:2-13.

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Sasazuki S, Tamakoshi A, Matsuo K, Ito H, Wakai K, Nagata C, Mizoue T, Tanaka K, Tsuji I, Inoue M, Tsugane S. Green tea consumption and gastric cancer risk: an evaluation based on a systematic review of epidemiologic evidence among the Japanese population. Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology 2012;42:335-46.

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Sasazuki S, Inoue M, Iwasaki M, Sawada N, Shimazu T, Yamaji T, Tsugane S. Combined impact of five lifestyle factors and subsequent risk of cancer: the Japan Public Health Center Study. Preventive Medicine 2012;54:112-6.

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Zhang X, Spiegelman D, Baglietto L, Bernstein L, Boggs DA, van den Brandt PA, Buring JE, Gapstur SM, Giles GG, Giovannucci E, Goodman G, Hankinson SE, Helzlsouer KJ, Horn-Ross PL, Inoue M, Jung S, Khudyakov P, Larsson SC, Lof M, McCullough ML, Miller AB, Neuhouser ML, Palmer JR, Park Y, Robien K, Rohan TE, Ross JA, Schouten LJ, Shikany JM, Tsugane S, Visvanathan K, Weiderpass E, Wolk A, Willett WC, Zhang SM, Ziegler RG, Smith-Warner SA. Carotenoid intakes and risk of breast cancer defined by estrogen receptor and progesterone receptor status: a pooled analysis of 18 prospective cohort studies. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2012;95:713-25.

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Tanaka K, Tsuji I, Tamakoshi A, Matsuo K, Ito H, Wakai K, Nagata C, Mizoue T, Sasazuki S, Inoue M, Tsugane S. Obesity and liver cancer risk: an evaluation based on a systematic review of epidemiologic evidence among the Japanese population. Japanese Journal of Clincal Oncology 2012;42:212-21.

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Shimazu T, Sasazuki S, Wakai K, Tamakoshi A, Tsuji I, Sugawara Y, Matsuo K, Nagata C, Mizoue T, Tanaka K, Inoue M, Tsugane S. Alcohol drinking and primary liver cancer: a pooled analysis of four Japanese cohort studies. International Journal of Cancer 2012;130:2645-53.

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Inoue M, Nagata C, Tsuji I, Sugawara Y, Wakai K, Tamakoshi A, Matsuo K, Mizoue T, Tanaka K, Sasazuki S, Tsugane S. Impact of alcohol intake on total mortality and mortality from major causes in Japan: a pooled analysis of six large-scale cohort studies. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2012;66:448-56.

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Hisashige A. The Effectiveness and Efficiency of Disease Management Programs for Patients with Chronic Diseases. Global Journal of Health Science. 2013;5(2): 27-49. doi: 10.5539/gjhs.v5n2p27

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Nakaoka S, Aihara K. Stochastic simulation of structured skin cell population dynamics. Journal of Mathematical Biology. 2013; 66 (4-5) : 807 - 35. doi: 10.1007/s00285-012-0618-6

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Murray CJL, Ezzati M, Flaxman AD, Lim S, Lozano R, Michaud C, Naghavi M, Salomon JA, Shibuya K, Vos T, Wikler D, Lopez AD. GBD 2010: a multi-investigator collaboration for global comparative descriptive epidemiology. The Lancet. 2012;380:2055-58. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(12)62134-5

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Murray CJL, Ezzati M, Flaxman AD, Lim S, Lozano R, Michaud C, Naghavi M, Salomon JA, Shibuya K, Vos T, Wikler D, Lopez AD. GBD 2010: design, definitions, and metrics. Lancet. 2012;380:2063-66. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61899-6

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Lim SS, Vos T, Flaxman AD, Danaei G, Shibuya K, Adair-Rohani H, Amann M, Anderson HR, et al. A comparative risk assessment of burden of disease and injury attributable to 67 risk factors and risk factor clusters in 21 regions, 1990–2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. The Lancet. 2012; 380: 2224–60. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61766-8

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Vos T, Flaxman AD, Naghavi M, Lozano R, Michaud C, Ezzati M, Shibuya K, Salomon J, et al. Years lived with disability (YLDs) for 1160 sequelae of 289 diseases and injuries 1990–2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. The Lancet. 2012; 380: 2163–96. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61729-2

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Lozano R, Naghavi M, Foreman K, Lim S, Shibuya K, Aboyans V, Abraham J, Adair T, et al. Global and regional mortality from 235 causes of death for 20 age-groups in 1990 and 2010: A systematic analysis. The Lancet. 2012; 380: 2095–128. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61728-0

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Murray CJL, Vos T, Lozano R, Naghavi M, Flaxman AD, Michaud C, Ezzati M, Shibuya K, Salomon JA, et al. Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 291 diseases and injuries in 21 regions, 1990–2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. Lancet. 2012; 380: 2197–223. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61689-4

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Chowell G, Nishiura H, Viboud C. Modeling rapidly disseminating infectious disease during mass gatherings. BMC Medicine. 2012;10:159. doi: 10.1186/1741-7015-10-159.

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Kim B, Nah K, Chu C, Ryu S, Kang Y, Kim Y. Optimal Control Strategy of Plasmodium vivax Malaria Transmission in Korea. Osong Public Health and Research Perspectives. 2012; 3:128-136

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Cowling BJ, Nishiura H. Virus interference and estimates of influenza vaccine effectiveness from test-negative studies. Epidemiology. 2012; 23: 930-1.doi: 10.1097/EDE.0b013e31826b300e.

Omori R, Cowling BJ, Nishiura H. How is vaccine effectiveness scaled by the transmission dynamics of interacting pathogen strains with cross-protective immunity? PLoS ONE. 2012;7(11): e50751. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050751.

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Stevens GA, Finucane MM, Paciorek CJ, Flaxman SR, White RA, Donner AJ, Ezzati M, on behalf of Nutrition Impact Model Study Group (Child Growth). Trends in mild, moderate, and severe stunting and underweight, and progress towards MDG 1 in 141 developing countries: a systematic analysis of population representative data. Lancet. 2012;380:824-34. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(12)60647-3

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Hisashige A, Ohura T. Cost-effectiveness of nutritional intervention on healing of pressure ulcers. Clinical Nutrition. 2012; 31(6): 868-874. doi:10.1016/j.clnu.2012.04.013

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Yoshida M, Murayama R, Ota E, Nakata M, Kozuma S, Homma Y. Reliability and validity of the Japanese version of the pelvic floor distress inventory-short form 20. International Urogynecology Journal. 2012 (Online First).

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Wu P, Goldstein E, Ho LM, Yang L, Nishiura H, Wu JT, Ip DKM, Chuang SK, Tsang T, Cowling BJ. Excess mortality associated with influenza A and B virus in Hong Kong, 1998-2009. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2012; 206(12): 1862-1871.doi: 10.1093/infdis/jis628.

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Chowell G, Nishiura H. Toward unbiased assessment of treatment and prevention: modeling household transmission of pandemic influenza. BMC Medicine. 2012; 10(1):118. doi: 10.1186/1741-7015-10-118

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Lau EHY, Nishiura H, Cowling BJ, Ip DKM, Wu JT. Scarlet Fever Outbreak, Hong Kong, 2011. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2012; 18(10): 1700-1702. doi:10.3201/eid1810.120062

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Nishiura H, Mizumoto K, Ejima K, Zhong Y, Cowling BJ, Omori R. Incubation period as part of the case definition of severe respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus. Eurosurveillance. 2012;17(42):pii=20296.doi:pii: 20296.

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Tobe M, Stickley A, del Rosario R, Shibuya K. Out-of-pocket medical expenses for inpatient care among beneficiaries of the National Health Insurance Program in the Philippines. Health Policy and Planning. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czs092

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Tsubokura M, Gilmour S, Takahashi K, Oikawa T, Kanazawa Y. Internal Radiation Exposure After the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Disaster. JAMA. 2012;308(7):669-670. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9839.

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Ota E, Tobe-Gai R, Mori R, Farrar D. Antenatal dietary advice and supplementation to increase energy and protein intake. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2012, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD000032. DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD000032.

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Wariki WMV, Mori R, Boo NY, Cheah IGS, Fujimura M, Lee J, Wong KY. Risk factors associated with outcomes of very low birth weight infants in four Asian countries. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. Forthcoming.

Li J, Gilmour S, Zhang H, Koyanagi A, Shibuya K. The epidemiological impact and cost-effectiveness of HIV testing, antiretroviral treatment and harm reduction programs. AIDS.2012;26(16):2069-78. Doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e3283574e54.

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Gilmour S, Li J, Shibuya K. Projecting HIV Transmission in Japan. PLoS ONE.2012;7(8):e43473. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043473.

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Mori R, Ota E, Middleton P, Tobe-Gai R, mahomed K, Bhutta ZA. Zinc supplementation for improving pregnancy and infant outcome. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, issue 6. Art. No.: CD000230. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000230. pub3.

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Sado M, Ota E, Stickley A, Mori R. Hypnosis during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postnatal period for preventing postnatal depression. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD009062. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009062.pub3.

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Sugimoto A, Krull S, Nomura S, Morita T, Tsubokura M. Voice of the most vulnerable: what we can learn from the Fukushima nuclear crisis. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2012;90(8):629-30. doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.094474.

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Roberts B, Stickley A, Murphy A, Kizilova K, Bryden A, Rotman D, Haerpfer C, McKee M. Patterns of public support for price increases on alcohol in the former Soviet Union. Alcohol and Alcoholism. 2012; 27(4): 473-478. doi: 10.1093/alcalc/ags046.

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Wada K, Kondo N, Gilmour S, Ichida Y, Fujino Y, Satoh T, Shibuya K. Trends in cause specific mortality across occupations in Japanese men of working age during period of economic stagnation, 1980-2005: retrospective co hort study. BMJ. 2012;344:e1191. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e1191.

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Roberts B, Stickley A, Balabanova D, Haerpfer C, McKee M. The persistence of irregular treatment of hypertension in the former Soviet Union. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.2012;66(11):1079-82. doi:10.1136/jech-2011-200645

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Roberts B, Gilmore A, Stickley A, Kizilova K, Prohoda V, Rotman D, Haerpfer C, McKee M. Prevalence and psychosocial determinants of nicotine dependence in nine countries of the former Soviet Union. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. doi: 10.1093/ntr/nts100

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Roberts B, Stickley A, Gasparishvili A, Haerpfer C, McKee M. Changes in household access to water in countries of the former Soviet Union. Journal of Public Health. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdr115.

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Hirayama F, Lee AH. Is caffeine intake associated with urinary incontinence in Japanese adults? Journal of Preventive Medicine & Public Health. (Accepted 9th Feb 2012)

Hosoda M, Inoue H, Miyazawa Y, Kusumi E, Shibuya K. Vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis in Japan.Lancet. 2012; 379(9815): 520. (correspondence)

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Ikeda N, Inoue M, Iso H, Ikeda S, Satoh T, Noda M, Mizoue T, Imano H, Saito E, Katanoda K, Sobue T, Tsugane S, Naghavi M, Ezzati M, Shibuya K. Adult Mortality Attributable to Preventable Risk Factors for Non-Communicable Diseases and Injuries in Japan: A Comparative Risk Assessment.PLoS Medicine. 2012; 9(1): e1001160.

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Hirayama F, Koyanagi A, Mori R, Zhang J, Souza JP, Gülmezoglu AM. Prevalence and risk factors for third- and fourth-degree perineal lacerations during vaginal delivery: a multi-country study.BJOG. 2012; 119(3): 340-347.

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Zhang X, Shirayama Y, Zhang Y, Ba W, Ikeda N, Mori R, Shibuya K. Duration of maternally derived antibody against measles: A seroepidemiological study of infants aged under 8 months in Qinghai, China.Vaccine. 2012; 17; 30(4): 752-757.

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Wariki WMV, Ota E, Mori R, Koyanagi A, Hori N, Shibuya K. Behavioral interventions to reduce the transmission of HIV infection among sex workers and their clients in low- and middle-income countries. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD005272. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005272.pub3.

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Yamamoto N, Mori R, Jacklin P, Osuga Y, Kawana K, Shibuya K, Taketani Y. Introducing HPV vaccine and scaling up screening procedures to prevent deaths from cervical cancer in Japan: A cost-effectiveness analysis. BJOG. 2012; 119(2): 177-186.

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Lau LLH, Nishiura H, Kelly H, Ip DKM, Leung GM, Cowling BJ. Household transmission of 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1): a systematic review and meta-analysis. Epidemiology. 2012; 23(4): 531-542, doi: 10.1097/EDE.0b013e31825588b8.

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Oei W, Nishiura H. The relationship between tuberculosis and influenza death during the influenza (H1N1) pandemic from 1918-19. Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine. 2012;2012: 124861. doi: 10.1155/2012/124861

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Nakaoka S, Aihara K. Mathematical study on kinetics of hematopoietic stem cells -- theoretical conditions for successful transplantation. Journal of Biological Dynamics. 2012; 6(2): 836--54. doi: 10.1080/17513758.2011.588343

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Ejima K, Omori R, Cowling BJ, Aihara K, Nishiura H. The time required to estimate the case fatality ratio of influenza using only the tip of an iceberg: Joint estimation of the virulence and the transmission potential. Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine. 2012; 2012: 978901. doi: 10.1155/2012/978901

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Ejima K, Omori R, Aihara K, Nishiura H. Real-time investigation of measles epidemics with estimate of vaccine efficacy. International Journal of Biological Sciences. 2012; 8(5): 620-629. doi: 10.7150/ijbs.4329.

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Klick B, Nishiura H, Cowling BJ. Optimal design of intervention studies to prevent influenza in healthy cohorts. PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e35166. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0035166

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Cowling BJ, Fang VJ, Nishiura H, Chan KH, Ng S, Ip DKM, Chiu SS, Leung GM, Peiris JSM. Increased risk of noninfluenza respiratory virus infections associated with receipt of inactivated influenza vaccine. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2012; 54(12): 1778-1783.

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Lee AH, Hirayama F. Physical activity and urinary incontinence in older adults: A community-based study. Current Aging Science. 2011; 5(1): 35-40.

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Lee AH, Hirayama F. Is alcohol consumption associated with male urinary incontinence? Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms. 2011; 3(1): 19-24.

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Lee AH, Hirayama F. No association between miso soup intake and female urinary incontinence. Neurology and Urodynamics. doi: 10.1002/nau.21227.

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Lee AH, Hirayama F. Alcohol consumption and female urinary incontinence: A community-based study in Japan. International Journal of Urology. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-2042.

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Tobe RG, Mori R, Shinozuka N, Kubo T, Itabashi K. A nationwide investigation on gestational age specific birthweight and discharge mortality among Japanese twins in general hospitals. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 2011; 25(3): 228-235.

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Mori R, Kusuda S, Fujimura M, on behalf of Neonatal Research Network of Japan. Antenatal corticosteroids promote survival of extremely preterm infants born at 22-23 weeks of gestation. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2011; 159(1): 110-114.

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Lee AH, Hirayama F. Dietary supplement usage by Japanese adults with urinary incontinence. ANZ Continence Journal. 2011: 17(1): 8-12.

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Hirayama F, Lee AH. Green tea drinking is inversely associated with urinary incontinence in middle-aged and older women. Neurourology and Urodynamics. 2011; 30(7): 1262-1265.

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Ota E, Wariki WMV, Mori R, Hori N, Shibuya K. Behavioral interventions to reduce the transmission of HIV infection among sex workers and their clients in high-income countries.Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. doi: 10.1002/14651858.

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Inoue M, Sawada N, Matsuda T, Iwasaki M, Sasazuki S, Shimazu T, Shibuya K, Tsugane S. Attributable causes of cancer in Japan in 2005--systematic assessment to estimate current burden of cancer attributable to known preventable risk factors in Japan. Annals of Oncology. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdr437.

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Takemoto N, Koyanagi A, Yamamoto H. Comparison between endoscope-assisted partial mastectomy with filling of dead space using absorbable mesh and conventional conservative method on cosmetic outcome in patients with stage I or II breast cancer. Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques. Forthcoming.

Roberts B, Gilmore A, Stickley A, Rotman D, Haerpfer C, Prohoda V, McKee M. Changes in smoking prevalence in eight countries of the former Soviet Union between 2001 and 2010. American Journal of Public Health. 2012;102(7): 1320-1328.

Reich MR, Ikegami N, Shibuya K, Takemi K. 50 years of pursuing a healthy society in Japan. Lancet . 2011; 378(9796): 1051-1053.

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Mori R, Takemi K, Fineberg HV. Science and consensus for health policy making in Japan. Lancet. 2011; 379(9810): 12-13.

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Kario K, Nishizawa M, Hoshide S, Shimpo M, Ishibashi Y, Kunii O, Shibuya K. Development of a disaster cardiovascular prevention network. Lancet. 2011; 378(9797): 1125-1127.

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Ikeda N, Saito E, Kondo N, Inoue M, Ikeda S, Satoh T, Wada K, Stickley A, Katanoda K, Mizoue T, Noda M, Iso H, Fujino Y, Sobue T, Tsugane S, Naghavi M, Ezzati M, Shibuya K. What has made the population of Japan healthy? Lancet. 2011; 378(9796): 1094-1105.

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Ikegami N, Yoo BK, Hashimoto H, Matsumoto M, Ogata H, Babazono A, Watanabe R, Shibuya K, Yang BM, Reich MR, Kobayashi Y. Japanese universal health coverage: evolution, achievements, and challenges. Lancet. 2011; 378(9796): 1106-1115.

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Hashimoto H, Ikegami N, Shibuya K, Izumida N, Noguchi H, Yasunaga H, Miyata H, Acuin JM, Reich MR. Cost containment and quality of care in Japan: is there a trade-off? Lancet. 2011; 378(9797): 1174-1182.

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Tamiya N, Noguchi H, Nishi A, Reich MR, Ikegami N, Hashimoto H, Shibuya K, Kawachi I, Campbell JC. Population ageing and wellbeing: lessons from Japan’s long-term care insurance policy. Lancet. 2011; 378(9797): 1183-1192.

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Llano R, Kanamori S, Kunii O, Mori R, Takei T, Sasaki H, Nakamura Y, Kurokawa K, Hai Y, Chen L, Takemi K, Shibuya K. Re-invigorating Japan’s commitment to global health: challenges and opportunities. Lancet. 2011; 378(9798): 1255-1264.

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Shibuya K, Hashimoto H, Ikegami N, Nishi A, Tanimoto T, Miyata H, Takemi K, Reich MR. Future of Japan’s system of good health at low cost with equity: beyond universal coverage. Lancet. 2011; 378(9798): 1265-1273.

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Ikeda N, Shibuya K, Hashimoto H. Improving Population Health Measurement in National Household Surveys: A Simulation Study of the Sample Design of the Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions of the People on Health and Welfare in Japan. Journal of Epidemiology. 2011; 21(5): 385-390.

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Murray CJ, Lopez AD, Shibuya K, Lozano R. Verbal autopsy: advancing science, facilitating application. Population Health Metrics. doi: 10.1186/1478-7954-9-18.

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Danaei G, Finucane MM, Lu Y, Singh GM, Cowan MJ, Paciorek CJ, Lin JK, Farzadfar F, Khang YH, Stevens GA, Rao M, Ali MK, Riley LM, Robinson CA, Ezzati M; Global Burden of Metabolic Risk Factors of Chronic Diseases Collaborating Group (Blood Glucose). National, regional, and global trends in fasting plasma glucose and diabetes prevalence since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 370 country-years and 2・7 million participants.Lancet. 2011; 378(9785): 31-40.

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Nishioka E, Haruna M, Ota E, Matsuzaki M, Murayama R, Yoshimura K, Murashima S. A prospective study of the relationship between breastfeeding and postpartum depressive symptoms appearing at 1-5 months after delivery. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2011; 133(3): 553-559.

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Shiraishi M, Haruna M, Matsuzaki M. Ota E, Murayama R, Watanabe E, Sasaki S, SeonAe Y, Murashima S. Association between oxidized LDL and folate during pregnancy. Biological Research for Nursing. doi: 10.1177/1099800411427581.

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Ota E, Haruna M, Suzuki M, Anh DD, Tho HL,Thanh Tam NT, Thiem VD, Hien Anh NT, Isozaki M, Shibuya K, Ariyoshi K, Murashima S, Moriuchi H, Yanai H.The association of gestational weight gain and maternal body mass index on perinatal outcomes in Vietnamese women. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2011; 89(2): 127-136.

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Kakizaki M, Ikeda N, Ali M, Enkhtuya B, Tsolmon M, Shibuya K, Kuroiwa C. Needlestick and Sharps Injuries among Health Care Workers at Public Tertiary Hospitals in an Urban Community in Mongolia. BMC Research Notes. 2011; 4(1): 184.

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Nakamura H, Ikeda N, Stickley A, Mori R, Shibuya K. Achieving MDG 4 in Sub-Saharan Africa: What Has Contributed to the Accelerated Child Mortality Decline in Ghana? PLoS ONE. 2011; 6(3): e17774.

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Stickley A, Jukkala T, Norström T. Alcohol and suicide in Russia, 1870–1894 and 1956–2005: evidence for the continuation of a harmful drinking culture across time? Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 2011; 72(2): 341-347.

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Mikolajczyk RT, Zhang J, Lazaga AP, Souza JP, Mori R, Gulmezoglu AM, Merialdi M. A Global Reference for Fetal/Birth Weight Percentiles. Lancet. 2011; 377(9780): 1855-1861.

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Nam EW, De Leuw E, Moon JY, Ikeda N, Dorjsuren B, Park MB. Sustainable Funding of Health Initiatives in Wonju, Republic of Korea via a Tobacco Consumption Tax. Health Promot Int. 2011; 26(4): 457-464.

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Farzadfar F, Finucane MM, Danaei G, Pelizzari PM, Cowan MJ, Paciorek CJ, Singh GM, Lin JK, Stevens GA, Riley LM, Ezzati M; on behalf of the Global Burden of Metabolic Risk Factors of Chronic Diseases Collaborating Group (Cholesterol)*. National, regional, and global trends in serum total cholesterol since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 321 country-years and 3・0 million participants. Lancet. 2011; 377(9765): 578-586.

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Danaei G, Finucane MM, Lin JK, Singh GM, Paciorek CJ, Cowan MJ, Farzadfar F, Stevens GA, Lim SS, Riley LM, Ezzati M; on behalf of the Global Burden of Metabolic Risk Factors of Chronic Diseases Collaborating Group (Blood Pressure)*. National, regional, and global trends in systolic blood pressure since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 786 country-years and 5・4 million participants. Lancet. 2011; 377(9765): 568-577.

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Finucane MM, Stevens GA, Cowan MJ, Danaei G, Lin JK, Paciorek CJ, Singh GM, Gutierrez HR, Lu Y, Bahalim AN, Farzadfar F, Riley LM, Ezzati M; on behalf of the Global Burden of Metabolic Risk Factors of Chronic Diseases Collaborating Group (Body Mass Index)*. National, regional, and global trends in body-mass index since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 960 country-years and 9・1 million participants. Lancet. 2011; 377(9765): 557-567.

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Stickley A, Razvodovsky Y. The effects of beverage type on homicide rates in Russia, 1970-2005. Drug and Alcohol Review. doi: 10.1111/j.1465-3362.2011.00310.x.

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Matsuzaki M, Haruna M, Ota E, Murayama R, Murashima S. Factors related to continuation of employment during pregnancy among Japanese women. Japan Journal of Nursing Science. 2011 ; 8(2): 153-162.

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Norström T, Stickley A, Shibuya K. The importance of alcoholic beverage type for suicide in Japan: a time-series analysis, 1963-2007. Drug and Alcohol Review. 2011 Mar 31. doi: 10.1111/j.1465-3362.2011.00310.x.

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Koyanagi A, Humphrey JH, Moulton LH, Ntozini R, Mutasa K, Iliff P, Ruff AJ and the Zvitambo Study Group. Predictive value of weight loss on mortality of HIV-positive mothers in a prolonged breastfeeding setting. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. 2011; 27(11): 1141-1148.

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Koyanagi A, Humphrey JH, Ntozini R, Nathoo K, Moulton LH, Iliff P, Mutasa K, Ruff A, Ward B and the ZVITAMBO Study Group. Morbidity Among Human Immunodeficiency Virus-exposed But Uninfected, Human Immunodeficiency Virus-infected, and Human Immunodeficiency Virus-unexposed Infants in Zimbabwe Before Availability of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2011; 30(1): 45-51.

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Kleinerman RA, Tucker MA, Sigel BS, Abramson DH, Seddon JM, Morton LM. Patterns of Cause-Specific Mortality Among 2053 Survivors of Retinoblastoma, 1914–2016. J Natl Cancer Inst, 2019.

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Morton LM, Dores GM, Schonfeld SJ, Linet MS, Sigel BS, Lam CJK, Tucker MA, Curtis RE. Association of chemotherapy for solid tumors with development of therapy-related myelodysplastic syndrome or acute myeloid leukemia in the modern era. JAMA oncology, 5(3), 318-325, 2019.

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Liu YH, Huang Z, Vaidya A, Li J, Chen Y, Curhan G, Wu S, and Gao X. A Prospective Study of Taste and Smell Dysfunctions and the Risk of Hypertension. The FASEB Journal 2017; 31(supplement 1): 167.6

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Chen Y , Lauren S, Chang B, Shechter A. Objective Food Intake in Night and Day Shift Workers: A Laboratory Study. Clocks & Sleep 2019; 1(1): 42-49.

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Nah K, Choi I, Kim Y. Estimation of the incubation period of P.vivax malaria in Korea from 2006 to 2008. Journal of the Korean Data and Information Science Society. 2010;21(6):1237-1241.

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Nah K, Kim Y, Lee J. The dilution effect of the domestic animal population on the transmission of P. vivax malaria. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 2010;266:299-306

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Hirayama F, Lee AH, Mori M, Oura A, Hiramastu N, Taniguchi H. Dietary intake of six minerals in relation to the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2010; 19(4): 572-577.

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Hirayama F, Lee AH, Binns CW, Hiramatsu T. Life-long physical activity involvement reduces the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A case-control study in Japan. Physical Activity & Health. 2010; 7: 622-626.

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Lee AH, Xiang L, Hirayama F. Modelling Physical Activity Outcomes: A two-part generalized estimating equations approach. Epidemiology.2010; 2(5): 626-630.

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McBride D, Hardoon S, Walters K, Gilmour S, Raine R. Explaining variation in referral from primary to secondary care: cohort study. The British Medical Journal 2010; 341:c6267.

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Gilmour S. Identification of Hospital Catchment Areas using clustering: An example in the NHS Context. Health Services Research 2010; 45(2): 497-513.

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Dixon A, Khachatryan A, Gilmour S. Does general practice reduce health inequalities? Analysis of quality and outcomes framework data.The European Journal of Public Health. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckq177.

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GHME Conference Organizing Committee*. Global Health Metrics and Evaluation―a call for abstracts. Lancet 2010; 376(9750): 1375.

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Shibuya K, Chen LC, Takemi K, Summerskill W. Japan―a call for research papers. Lancet 2010; 376(9748): 1207.

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Togoobaatar G, Ikeda N, Ali M, Sonomjamts M, Dashdemberel S, Mori R, Shibuya K. Survey of non-prescribed use of antibiotics for children in an urban community in Mongolia. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2010; 88(12): 930-936.

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Kislitsyna O, Stickley A, Gilmore A, McKee M. The social determinants of adolescent smoking in Russia in 2004. International Journal of Public Health. 2010; 55(6): 619-626

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Hirayama, F., Lee, A.H., Mori, M., Oura, A., Hiramastu, N. Taniguchi, H. Dietary intake of six minerals in relation to the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2010;19(4): 572-577.

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Roberts B, Stickley A, Petticrew M, McKee M. The influence of concern about crime on levels of psychological distress in the former Soviet Union. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. doi:10.1136/jech.

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Roberts B, Stickley A, Balabanova D, and McKee M. Irregular treatment of hypertension in the former Soviet Union. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2010; doi:10.1136/jech.

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Stickley A, Pridemore WA. The effects of binge drinking and social capital on violent victimisation: findings from Moscow. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2010; 64(10): 902-907.

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Shiraishi M, Haruna M, Matsuzaki M, Ota E, Murayama R, Murashima S. Association between the serum folate levels and tea consumption during pregnancy.BioScience Trends. 2010; 4(5): 225-230.

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Matsuzaki M, Haruna M, Ota E, Yeo SA, Murayama R, Murashima S. Translation and cross-cultural adaptation of the Pregnancy Physical Activity Questionnaire (PPAQ) to Japanese. BioScience Trends. 2010; 4(4):170-7.

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Tobe RG, Mori R, Shinozuka N, Kubo T, Itabashi K. Birthweight discordance, risk factors and its impact on perinatal mortality among Japanese twins: data from a national project during 2001-2005. Twin Research and Human Genetics. 2010; 13(5): 490-494.

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Ullman R, Smith LA, Burns E, Mori R, Dowswell T. Parenteral opioids for maternal pain relief in labour. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2010; (9): CD007396.

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Lee AH, Liang W, Hirayama F, Binns CW. Association between green tea consumption and lung cancer risk. Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health. 2010; 43(4): 366-367.

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Koyanagi A, Ruff AJ, Moulton LH, Ntozini R, Mutasa K, Iliff P, Humphrey JH; ZVITAMBO Study Group. Postpartum plasma CD4 change in HIV-positive women: implications for timing of HAART initiation. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. 2010; 26(5): 547-552.

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Hirayama F, Lee AH, Binns CW, Hiramatsu T. Life-long physical activity involvement reduces the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A case-control study in Japan. Journal of Physical Activity and Health..2010; 7(5): 622-626.

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Koyanagi A, Shibuya K. What do we really know about adult mortality worldwide? Lancet. 2010; 375(9727): 1668-1670.

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King G, Lu Y, Shibuya K. Designing Verbal Autopsy Studies. Population Health Metrics. 2010; 8: 19.

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Guo Y, Shibuya K, Cheng G, Rao K, Tang S. Tracking China's health reform. Lancet. 2010; 375(9720): 1056-1058.

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Stevens GA, King G, Shibuya K. Deaths from heart failure: Using coarsened exact matching to correct cause of death statistics. Population Health Metrics. 2010; doi: 10.1186/1478-7954-9-8.

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Stickley A, Carlson P. Factors associated with non-lethal violent victimisation in Sweden in 2004-2007. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 2010; 38(4): 404-410.

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Gai R, Xu L, Li H, Zhou C, He J, Shirayama Y, Tang W, Kuroiwa C. Investigation of health care waste management in Binzhou District, China. Waste Management. 2010; 30(2): 246-250.

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Lumbiganon P, Laopaiboon M, Gülmezoglu AM, Souza JP, Taneepanichskul S, Ruyan P, Attygalle DE, Shrestha N, Mori R, Hinh ND, Bang HT, Rathavy T, Chuyun K, Cheang K, Festin M, Udomprasertgul V, Germar MJV, Yanqui G, Roy M, Carroli G, Ba-Thike K, Filatova E, Villar J. Method of delivery and pregnancy outcomes in Asia: The WHO Global Survey on Maternal and Perinatal Health 2007-08. Lancet. 2010; 375(9713): 490-499.

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Mori R, Yonemoto N, Fitzgerald A, Tullus K, Verrier-Jones K, and Lakhanpaul M. Diagnostic performance of urine dipstick testing in children with suspected UTI: A systematic review of relationship with age and comparison with microscopy. Acta Paediatrica. 2010; 99(4): 581-584.

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Nagai S, Andrianarimanana D, Rabesandratana N, Yonemoto N, Nakayama T, and Mori R. Earlier versus Later Continuous Kangaroo Mother Care for stable Low-birth-weight Infants: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Acta Paediatrica. 2010; 99(6): 826-835.

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Mori R, Khanna R, Pledge D, Nakayama T. A meta-analysis of physiological effects by skin-to-skin contact for newborns and mothers. Pediatrics International. 2010; 52(2): 161-170.

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Matsuoka S, Aiga H, Rasmey LC, Rathavy T, Okitsu A. Perceived barriers to utilization of maternal health services in rural Cambodia. Health Policy. 2010; 95(2-3): 255-263.

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Diekmann O, Gyllenberg M, Metz J, Nakaoka S, de Roos A. Daphnia revisited: local stability and bifurcation theory for physiologically structured population models explained by way of an example. Journal of Mathematical Biology. 2010; 61(2): 277 - 318. doi: 10.1007/s00285-009-0299-y

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Bergkvist D, Hekmat K, Svensson T, Dahlberg L. Obesity in orthopedic patients. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2009; 5(6): 670-72. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2009.05.014

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Hisashige A. History of health care technology assessment in Japan. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Healthcare. 2009; 25 (Suppl 1): 210–218. doi:10.1017/S0266462309090655

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Iwami S, Miura T, Nakaoka S, Takeuchi Y. Immune impairment effect in HIV infection: Existence of risky and immunodeficiency thresholds. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 2009; 260(4): 490 - 501. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2009.06.023

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Nakaoka S, Wang W, Takeuchi Y. Effect of parental care and aggregation on population dynamics. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 2009; 260(1): 161- 171.doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2009.06.012

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Stickley A, Leinsalu M, Razvodovsky Y. Homicide in post-Soviet Belarus: Urban-rural trends. European Journal of Public Health. 2009; 19(1): 117-120.

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Stickley A, Razvodovsky Y, McKee M. Alcohol mortality in Russia: A historical perspective. Public Health. 2009; 123(1): 20-26.

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Stickley A, Carlson P. The social and economic determinants of smoking in Moscow, Russia. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 2009; 37(6): 632-639.

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Stickley A, Razvodovsky Y. Alcohol poisoning in Belarus: A comparison of urban-rural trends, 1990-2005. Alcohol & Alcoholism. 2009; 44(3): 326-331.

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Koyanagi A, Humphrey JH, Moulton LH, et al. Effect of early exclusive breastfeeding on morbidity among infants born to HIV-negative mothers in Zimbabwe. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2009; 89(5): 1375-1382.

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Mori R, Fitzgerald A, Williams C, Tullus K, Verrier-Jones K, Lakhanpaul M. Antibiotic prophylaxis for children at risk of developing urinary tract infection: a systematic review. Acta Paediatrica. 2009; 98(11): 1781-1786.

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Shirayama Y, Phompida S, Shibuya K. Geographic information system (GIS) maps and malaria control monitoring: intervention coverage and health outcome in distal villages of Khammouane province, Laos. Malaria Journal. 2009; 8(1): 217.

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Ikeda N, Murray CJ, Salomon JA. Tracking population health based on self-reported impairments: Trends in the prevalence of hearing loss in US adults, 1976-2006. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2009; 170(1): 80-87.

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Aiga H, Aragon HR, Zúniga C, Montoya MV, Bolaños FJ, Who EC. Donor agency commitment to Chagas disease. Lancet. 2009; 373(9680): 2024-2025.

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Masuno K, Xaysomphoo D, Phengsavanh A, Douangmala S, Kuroiwa C. Scaling up interventions to eliminate neonatal tetanus: factors associated with the coverage of tetanus toxoid and clean deliveries among women in Vientiane, Lao PDR. Vaccine. 2009; 27(32): 4284-4288.

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Sasaki Y, Ali M, Kakimoto K, Saroeun O, Kanal K, Kuroiwa C. Predictors of exclusive breastfeeding in early infancy: A survey report from Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. 2010; 25(6): 463-469.

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Vandan N, Ali M, Prasad R, Kuroiwa C. Assessment of doctors' knowledge regarding tuberculosis management in Lucknow, India: a public-private sector comparison. Public Health. 2009; 123(7): 484-489.

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Aiga H, Matsuoka S, Kuroiwa C, Yamamoto S. Malnutrition among children in rural Malawian fish-farming households. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2009; 103(8): 827-833.

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Ali M, Kuroiwa C. Status and challenges of hospital solid waste management: case studies from Thailand, Pakistan, and Mongolia. Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management. 2009; 11: 251–257.

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Putthakeo P, Ali M, Ito C, Vilayhong P, Kuroiwa C. Factors influencing breastfeeding in children less than 2 years of age in Lao PDR. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 2009; 45(9): 487-492.

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Masuno K, Shibuya K. Measles elimination: lack of progress in the Western Pacific Region. Lancet. 2009; 373(9668): 1008.

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Qazi MS, Ali M. Pakistan's Health Management Information System: Health Manager's Perspectives. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association. 2009; 59(1): 10-14.

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Iwami S, Nakaoka S, Takeuchi Y, Miura Y,Miura T. Immune impairment thresholds in HIV infection. Immunology Letters. 2009; 123(2): 149 -154. doi: 10.1016/j.imlet.2009.03.007

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Iwami S, Takeuchi Y, Liu X, Nakaoka S. A geographical spread of vaccine-resistance in avian influenza epidemics. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 2009; 259(2): 219 - 228. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2009.03.040

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Takeuchi Y, Wang W, Nakaoka S, Iwami S. Dynamical Adaptation of Parental Care. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology. 2009; 71(4): 931--951. doi: 10.1007/s11538-008-9388-0.

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Katsuyama C, Nakaoka S, Takeuchi Y, Tago K, Hayatsu M, Kato K. Complementary cooperation between two syntrophic bacteria in pesticide degradation. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 2009; 256(4): 644 - 654. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2008.10.024

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Hisashige A, Yoshida S, Kodaira S. Cost-effectiveness of adjuvant chemotherapy with uracil-tegafur for curatively resected stage III rectal cancer. British Journal of Cancer. 2008; 99: 1232-1238. Doi: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6604666

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Kimber J, Mattick RP, Kaldor J, van Beek I, Gilmour S, Rance J. Process and predictors of drug treatment referral and referral uptake at the Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre. Drug and alcohol review. 2008; 27(6): 602-612.

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Mori R, Dougherty M, Whittle M. An estimation of intrapartum-related perinatal mortality rates for booked home births in England and Wales between 1994 and 2003. BJOG.2008; 115(5): 554-559.

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Boschi-Pinto C, Velebit L, Shibuya K. Estimating child mortality due to diarrhoea in developing countries. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2008; 86(9): 710-717.

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Shibuya K. Conditional cash transfer: a magic bullet for health? Lancet. 2008; 371(9615): 789-791.

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Chandramohan D, Shibuya K, Setel P, Cairncross S, Lopez AD, Murray CJ, Zaba B, Snow RW, Binka F. Should data from demographic surveillance systems be made more widely available to researchers? PLoS Medicine. 2008; 5(2): e57.

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Ali M, Ahmed KM, Kuroiwa C. Emergency obstetric care in Punjab, Pakistan: Improvement needed. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care. 2008; 13(2): 201-207.

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Shirayama Y, Phompida S, Kuroiwa C. Monitoring malaria control in Khammouane province, Laos: an active case detection survey of Plasmodium falciparum malaria using the Paracheck rapid diagnostic test. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2008; 102:743-750.

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Vandan N, Ali M, Prasad R, Kuroiwa C. Physician's knowledge on prescribed regimen of anti-tuberculosis medicine: a cross-sectional survey from Lucknow, India. South East Asian Journal of Public Health. 2008; 39(6): 1072-1075.

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Ikeda N, Gakidou E, Hasegawa T, Murray CJ. Understanding the decline of mean systolic blood pressure in Japan: an analysis of pooled data from the National Nutrition Survey, 1986-2002. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2008; 86(12): 978-988.

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Aiga H. How many people are really hungry? Lancet. 2008; 372(9647): 1367-1369.

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Aiga H, Kuroiwa C, Takizawa I, Yamagata R. The reality of health information systems: challenges for standardization. BioScience Trends. 2008; 2(1): 5-9.

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Tullus K, Lakhanpaul M, Mori R. A different view on imaging of UTI. Acta Paediatrica. 2008; 97(8): 1016-1018.

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Mori R, Shiraishi J, Negishi H, Fujimura M. Predictive value of Apgar score in infants with very low birth weight. Acta Paediatrica. 2008; 97(6): 720-723.

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Furuta M, Mori R. Factors affecting women's health-related behaviors and safe motherhood: a qualitative study from a refugee camp in eastern Sudan. Health Care for Women International. 2008; 29(8): 884-905.

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Mori R, Dougherty M, Whittle M. Author's reply to "Walsh D, Dow/ne S. Uncertainty around home birth transfers." BJOG. 2008; 115(9): 1184-1185.

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Mori R, Dougherty M, Whittle M. Author's reply to "Gyte G, Dodwell M, Newburn M, Sandall J, Macfarlane A, Bewley S. An estimation of intrapartum-related perinatal mortality rates for booked home births in England and Wales between 1994 and 2003." BJOG. 2008; 115(10): 1322.

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Mori R, Dougherty M, Whittle M. Author's reply to "Gardosi J. Risk of intrapartum-related perinatal mortality in booked home births."- Author's reply. BJOG. 2008; 115(9): 1186.

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Iwami S, Nakaoka S, Takeuchi Y. Mathematical analysis of HIV model with frequency dependence and viral diversity. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering. 2008; 5(3): 457- 476.

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Wang W, Nakaoka S, Takeuchi Y. Invest Conflicts of Adult Predators. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 2008; 253(1): 12 - 23. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2007.09.021

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Iwami S, Nakaoka S, Takeuchi Y. Viral diversity limits immune diversity in asymptomatic phase of HIV infection. Theoretical Population Biology. 2008;73(3): 332--41. doi: 10.1016/j.tpb.2008.01.003

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Nakamura H, Ali M, Shirayama Y, Kuroiwa C. A Symposium on International Health Policy and Medical Waste Management Research in Asian Region. BioScience Trends. 2008; 2(4): 133-134.

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Lawrinson P, Copeland J, Gerber S, Gilmour S. Determining a cut-off on the Severity of Dependence Scale (SDS) for alcohol dependence. Addictive Behaviors. 2007; 32 (7): 1474-1479.

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Wallace C, Burns L, Gilmour S, Hutchinson D. Substance use, psychological distress and violence among pregnant and breastfeeding Australian women. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2007; 31(1): 51-56.

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Degenhardt L, Tennant C, Gilmour S, Schofield D, Nash L, Hall W, McKay D. The Temporal Dynamics of relationships between cannabis, psychosis and depression among young adults with psychotic disorders: findings from a 10-month prospective study. Psychological Medicine 2007; 37(7): 927-934.

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Rowe AK, Steketee RW, Arnold F, Wardlaw T, Basu S, Bakyaita N, Lama M, Winston CA, Lynch M, Cibulskis RE, Shibuya K, Ratcliffe AA, Nahlen BL; Roll Back Malaria Monitoring and Evaluation Reference Group. Viewpoint: evaluating the impact of malaria control efforts on mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. Tropical Medicine & International Health. 2007; 12(12): 1524-1539.

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Mahapatra P, Shibuya K, Lopez AD, Coullare F, Notzon FC, Rao C, Szreter S; on behalf of the Monitoring Vital Events (MoVE) writing group. Civil registration systems and vital statistics: successes and missed opportunities. Lancet. 2007; 370(9599): 1653-1663.

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Hill K, Lopez AD, Shibuya K, Jha P; on behalf of the Monitoring of Vital Events (MoVE) writing group. Interim measures for meeting needs for health sector data: births, deaths, and causes of death. Lancet. 2007; 370(9600): 1726-1735.

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Lopez AD, AbouZahr C, Shibuya K, Gollogly L. Keeping count: births, deaths, and causes of death. Lancet. 2007; 370(9601): 1744-1746.

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AbouZahr C, Cleland J, Coullare F, Macfarlane SB, Notzon FC, Setel P, Szreter S; Monitoring of Vital Events (MoVE) writing group, Anderson RN, Bawah AA, Betrán AP, Binka F, Bundhamcharoen K, Castro R, Evans T, Figueroa XC, George CK, Gollogly L, Gonzalez R, Grzebien DR, Hill K, Huang Z, Hull TH, Inoue M, Jakob R, Jha P, Jiang Y, Laurenti R, Li X, Lievesley D, Lopez AD, Fat DM, Merialdi M, Mikkelsen L, Nien JK, Rao C, Rao K, Sankoh O, Shibuya K, Soleman N, Stout S, Tangcharoensathien V, van der Maas PJ, Wu F, Yang G, Zhang S. The way forward. Lancet. 2007; 370(9601): 1791-1799.

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Murray CJ, Laakso T, Shibuya K, Hill K, Lopez AD. Can we achieve Millennium Development Goal 4? New analysis of country trends and forecasts of under-5 mortality to 2015. Lancet. 2007; 370(9592): 1040-1054.

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Baiden F, Bawah A, Biai S, Binka F, Boerma T, Byass P, Chandramohan D, Chatterji S, Engmann C, Greet D, Jakob R, Kahn K, Kunii O, Lopez AD, Murray CJ, Nahlen B, Rao C, Sankoh O, Setel PW, Shibuya K, Soleman N, Wright L, Yang G. Setting international standards for verbal autopsy. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2007; 85(8): 570-571.

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Shibuya K. Decide monitoring strategies before setting targets. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2007; 85(6): 423.

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Murray CJ, Lopez AD, Black R, Mathers CD, Shibuya K, Ezzati M, Salomon JA, Michaud CM, Walker N, Vos T. Global burden of disease 2005: call for collaborators. Lancet. 2007; 370(9582): 109-110.

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Ali M, Kuroiwa C. Accurate record keeping in referral hospitals in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province and Punjab: a crucial step needed to improve maternal health. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association. 2007; 57(9): 443-446.

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Hotta M, Ali M, Ushijima H, Lee S, Nakamura Y, Shigeta M, Kobayashi N. Situational analysis of maternal and child health services for foreign residents in Japan. Pediatrics International. 2007; 49(2): 293–300.

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Kominami M, Kawata K, Ali M, Meena H, Ushijima H. Factors determining prenatal HIV testing for prevention of mother to child transmission in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Pediatrics International. 2007; 49(2): 286–292.

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Phathammavong O, Ali M, Kuroiwa C. Parasitic Infestation and Nutrintional Status among Schoolchildren in Vientiane, Lao PDR.Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 2007; 43(10): 689-94.

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Shirayama Y, Phompida S, Kuroiwa C, Miyoshi M, Okumura J, Kobayashi J. Maintenance behavior and long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLITNs) previously introduced into Bourapar district, Khammouane province, Lao PDR. Public Health. 2007; 121(2): 122-129.

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Takada S, Oudavong B, Kuroiwa C. The successes and challenges of the IMCI training course in Lao PDR. Southeast Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2007; 28(1): 178-187.

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Phengxay M, Ali M, Yagyu F, Soulivanh P, Kuroiwa C, Ushijima H. Risk factors for protein-energy malnutrition in children under 5 years: Study from Luangprabang Province, Laos. Pediatric International. 2007; 49(2): 260-265.

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Aiga H. Bombarding people with questions: a reconsideration of survey ethics. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2007; 85(11): 823.

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Kenyon S, Ullman R, Mori R, Whittle M. Care of healthy women and their babies during childbirth: summary of NICE guidance. BMJ. 2007; 335(7621): 667-668.

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Mori R, Lakhanpaul M, Verrier-Jones K. Diagnosis and management of urinary tract infection in children: summary of NICE guidance. BMJ. 2007; 335(7616): 395-397.

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Mori R, Fujimura M, Shiraishi J, Evans B, Corkett M, Negishi H, Doyle P. Duration of inter-facility neonatal transport and neonatal mortality: systematic review and cohort study. Pediatrics International. 2007; 49(4): 452-458.

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Gilmour S, Degenhardt L, Hall W, Day C. Using intervention time series analyses to assess the effect of imperfectly identifiable natural events: a general method and example. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 2006; 6:16.

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Gilmour S, Koch I, Degenhardt L, Day C. Identification and quantification of change in Australian illicit drug markets. BMC Public Health. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-6-200.

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Degenhardt L, Day C, Gilmour S, Hall W. The "lessons" of the Australian "Heroin Shortage". Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention and Policy. doi: 10.1186/1747-597X-1-11.

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Martin G, Copeland J, Gates P, Gilmour S, Swift W. The Adolescent Cannabis Problems Questionnaire (CPQ-A): psychometric properties. Addictive Behaviors. 2006; 31(12): 2238-2248.

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Martin G, Copeland J, Gates P, Gilmour S. The Severity of Dependence Scale (SDS) in an adolescent population of cannabis users: reliability, validity and diagnostic cut-off. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2006; 83(1): 90-93.

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Shearer J, White B, Gilmour S, Wodak A, Dolan K. Hair analysis underestimates heroin use in prisoners. Drug and Alcohol Review. 2006; 25(5): 425-431.

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Fox J, Tideman R, Gilmour S, Marks C, van Beek I. Sex work practices and condom use in female sex workers in Sydney. International Journal of STD and AIDS. 2006;17(5): 319-323.

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Shanahan M, Doran C, Digusto E, Bell J, Lintzeris N, White J, Ali R, Saunders J, Mattick RP, Gilmour S. A cost-effectiveness analysis of heroin detoxification methods in the Australian National Evaluation of Pharmacotherapies for Opioid Dependence (NEPOD). Addictive Behaviors. 2006; 31(3): 371-387.

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Lopez AD, Shibuya K, Rao C, Mathers CD, Hansell AL, Held LS, Schmid V, Buist S. Worldwide prevalence and burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). European Respiratory Journal. 2006; 27: 397-412.

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Child Mortality Coordination Group (Hill K, Croft T, Jones G, Loaiza E, Hancioglu A, Walker N, Bakka E, Wardlaw T, Wilmoth J, Pelletier F, Sawyer C, Buettner T, Suzuki E, Bos E, Inoue M, Shibuya K, Boerma T). Tracking progress towards the Millennium Development Goals: reaching consensus on child mortality levels and trends. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2006; 84(3): 225-232.

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Chisholm D, Doran C, Shibuya K, Rehm J. Comparative cost-effectiveness of policy instruments for reducing the global burden of alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use. Drug and Alcohol Review. 2006; 25(6): 553-565.

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Soleman N, Chandramohan D, Shibuya K. Verbal autopsy: current practices and challenges. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2006; 84(3): 239-245.

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Kuroiwa C, Odajima H, Oudavong B, Zhang Z, Miyoshi M and Nishima S. Prevalence of asthma, rhinitis, and eczema among children in Vientiane City, Lao PDR. Southeast Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2006;37(5):1025-1033.

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Ali M, Miyoshi C, Ushijima H. Emergency medical services in Pakistan: A public- private partnership. Public Health. 2006;120(1):50-57.

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Shirayama Y, Phompida S, Kuroiwa C. Modern medicine and indigenous health beliefs: malaria control alongside Sadsana-phee (animist belief system) in Laos. Southeast Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2006;37(4):622-629.

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Sakisaka K, Wakai S, Kuroiwa C, Cuadra Flores L, Kai I, Hanada K. Nutritional status and associated factors in children aged 0-23 months in Granada, Nicaragua. Public Health 2006;120:400-411.

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Gai R, Huang Y, Han J, Yao Q, Kuroiwa C, Tang W. To avoid potential threat of emerging virus diseases for public health: An etiological review of human-transmissible avian influenza. Journal of Pathogen Biology 2006;1:54-7.

Aiga H, Kuroiwa C. Quantity and distribution of continuing professional education opportunities among healthcare workers in Ghana. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. 2006; 37(6): 270-279.

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Ikeda N, Hasegawa T, Hasegawa T, Saito I, Saruta T. Awareness of the Japanese Society of Hypertension Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension (JSH 2000) and compliance to its recommendations: surveys in 2000 and 2004. Journal of Human Hypertension. 2006; 20(4): 263-266.

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Nam EW, Hasegawa T, Davies JK, Ikeda N. Health promotion policies in the Republic of Korea and Japan: a comparative study. Promotion and Education. 2006; 13(1): 20-28.

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Aiga H. Reasons for participation in and needs for continuing professional education among health workers in Ghana. Health Policy. 2006; 77(3): 290-303.

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Aiga H. Measuring access to continuing professional education among the health workers in Ghana: Constructing an index. Social Indicators Research. 2006; 77(3): 449-478.

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Gilmour S, Degenhardt L, Hall W, Day C. Using intervention time series analyses to assess the effect of imperfectly identifiable natural events: a general method and example. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 2006; 6:16.

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Gilmour S, Koch I, Degenhardt L, Day C. Identification and quantification of change in Australian illicit drug markets. BMC Public Health. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-6-200.

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Degenhardt L, Day C, Gilmour S, Hall W. The "lessons" of the Australian "Heroin Shortage". Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention and Policy. doi: 10.1186/1747-597X-1-11.

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Martin G, Copeland J, Gates P, Gilmour S, Swift W. The Adolescent Cannabis Problems Questionnaire (CPQ-A): psychometric properties. Addictive Behaviors. 2006; 31(12): 2238-2248.

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Martin G, Copeland J, Gates P, Gilmour S. The Severity of Dependence Scale (SDS) in an adolescent population of cannabis users: reliability, validity and diagnostic cut-off. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2006; 83(1): 90-93.

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Shearer J, White B, Gilmour S, Wodak A, Dolan K. Hair analysis underestimates heroin use in prisoners. Drug and Alcohol Review. 2006; 25(5): 425-431.

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Fox J, Tideman R, Gilmour S, Marks C, van Beek I. Sex work practices and condom use in female sex workers in Sydney. International Journal of STD and AIDS. 2006;17(5): 319-323.

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Shanahan M, Doran C, Digusto E, Bell J, Lintzeris N, White J, Ali R, Saunders J, Mattick RP, Gilmour S. A cost-effectiveness analysis of heroin detoxification methods in the Australian National Evaluation of Pharmacotherapies for Opioid Dependence (NEPOD). Addictive Behaviors. 2006; 31(3): 371-387.

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Chisholm D, Doran C, Shibuya K, Rehm J. Comparative cost-effectiveness of policy instruments for reducing the global burden of alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use. Drug and Alcohol Review. 2006; 25(6): 553-565.

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Soleman N, Chandramohan D, Shibuya K. Verbal autopsy: current practices and challenges. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2006; 84(3): 239-245.

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Wang W, Takeuchi Y, Saito Y, Nakaoka S. Prey-predator system with parental care for predators. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 2006;241(3): 451- 458. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2005.12.008

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Nakaoka S , Saito Y, Takeuchi Y. Stability, delay and chaotic behavior in a Lotka-Volterra predator-prey system. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering. 2006;3(1):173 -187

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Nakaoka S, Takeuchi Y. Competition in chemostat-type equations with two habitats. Mathematical Biosciences 2006; 201: 157-171. doi: 10.1016/j.mbs.2005.12.011

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Bell J, Burrell T, Indig D, Gilmour S. Cycling in and out of treatment; participation in methadone treatment in NSW, 1990-2002. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2005; 81: 55-61.

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Degenhardt L, Conroy E, Gilmour S, Hall W. The effect of a reduction in heroin supply upon fatal and non-fatal drug overdoses in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia. 2005; 182 (1): 20-23.

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Degenhardt L, Conroy E, Day C, Gilmour S, Hall W. The impact of a reduction in drug supply on demand for, and compliance with, treatment for drug dependence. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2005; 79: 129-135.

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Degenhardt L, Day C, Hall W, Conroy E, Gilmour S. Was an increase in cocaine use among injecting drug users in New South Wales, Australia, associated with an increase in violent crime? BMC Public Health. 2005; 5: 40.

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Copeland J, Gilmour S, Gates P, Swift W. The Cannabis problems questionnaire: factor structure, reliability and validity. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2005; 80: 313-319.

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Day C, Degenhardt L, Gilmour S, Hall W. The impact of changes to heroin supply on blood-borne virus notifications and injecting related harms in New South Wales, Australia. BMC Public Health. 2005; 5: 84.

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Cuevas LE, Koyanagi A. Zinc and infection: a review. Annals of Tropical Paediatrics. 2005; 25(3): 149-160.

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Shibuya K, Scheele S, Boerma T. Health statistics: time to get serious. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2005; 83(10): 722.

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Chandramohan D, Soleman N, Shibuya K, Porter J. Ethical issues in the application of verbal autopsies in mortality surveillance systems. Tropical Medicine & International Health. 2005; 10(11): 1087-1089.

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Nahlen BL, Korenromp EL, Miller JM, Shibuya K. Malaria risk: estimating clinical episodes of malaria. Nature. 2005; 437(7056): E3; discussion E4-5.

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Lawn J, Shibuya K, Stein C. No cry at birth: global estimates of intrapartum stillbirths and intrapartum-related neonatal deaths. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2005; 83(6): 409-417.

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Shibuya K, Inoue M, Lopez AD. Statistical modeling and projections of lung cancer mortality in 4 industrialized countries. International Journal of Cancer. 2005; 117(3): 476-485.

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Shibuya K, Boerma JT. Measuring progress towards reducing health inequalities. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2005; 83(3): 162.

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Bryce J, Boschi-Pinto C, Shibuya K, Black RE; WHO Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group. WHO estimates of the causes of death in children. Lancet. 2005; 365(9465): 1147-1152.

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Shibuya K, Yano E. Regression analysis of trends in mortality from hepatocellular carcinoma in Japan, 1972-2001. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2005; 34(2): 397-402.

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Ali M, Hotta M, Kuroiwa C, Ushijima H. Emergency obstetric care in Pakistan: Potential for reduced maternal mortality through improved basic EmOC facilities, services, and access. Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2005; 91: 105-112.

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Ali M, Aime de Muynck. Illness incident and health seeking behaviour among street children in Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Pakistan - a qualitative study. Child Care, Health & Development. 2005; 31(5): 525–532.

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Ali M, Ushijima H. Perceptions of men on role of religious leaders in reproductive health issues in rural districts in Pakistan. Journal of Biosocial Science. 2005; 37(1): 115-122.

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Miyoshi M, B Phommasack, Nakamura S, Kuroiwa C. Nutritional status of children in rural Lao PDR: who are the most vulnerable? European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2005; 59: 887-890.

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Kuramitsu M, Kuroiwa C, Yoshida H, Miyoshi M, Okurmura J, Shimizu H, Narantuya L, and Bat-Ochir D. Non-polio enterovirus isolation among families in Ulaanbaatar and Tov province, Mongolia: prevalence, intrafamilial spread, and risk factors for infection. Epidemiology and Infection. 2005; 133: 1131-1142.

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Hansman G, Kuramitsu M, Yoshida H, Katayama K, Takeda N, Ushijima H, Surenkhand G, Gantulga D, and Kuroiwa C. Viral Gastroenteritis in Mongolian Infants. Emerging Infectious Disease. 2005; 11(1): 180-183.

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Phengxay P, Okumura J, Miyoshi M, Sakisaka K, Phengxay M, Kuroiwa C. Health care waste management in Lao PDR: A case study. Waste Management & Research. 2005; 23: 571-581.

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Day C, Degenhardt L, Gilmour S, Hall W. Effects of reduction in heroin supply on injecting drug use: analysis of data from needle and syringe Programmes. British Medical Journal 2004; 329: 428-429.

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Freeman A, Ffrench R, Post J, Harvey C, Gilmour S, White P, Marinos G, van Beek I, Rawlinson W, Lloyd A . Prevalence of Production of Virus-Specific Interferon-g among Seronegative Hepatitis C-Resistant Subjects Reporting Injection Drug Use. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2004; 190(6): 1093-1097.

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Jauncey M, Micallef J, Gilmour S, Amin J, White P, Rawlinson W, Kaldor J, van Beek I, Dore G. Clearance of Hepatitis C Virus after Newly Acquired Infection in Injection Drug Users. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2004; 190(7): 1270-1274.

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Koyanagi A, Kuffo D, Gresely L, Shenkin A, Cuevas LE. Relationships between serum concentrations of C-reactive protein and micronutrients, in patients with tuberculosis. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 2004; 98(4): 391-399.

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Kuroiwa C, Suzuki A, Yamaji Y, Miyoshi M. Hidden reality on the introduction of auto-disable syringes in developing countries. Southeast Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2004; 35(4): 1019-1023.

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Ali M, Shahab S, Ushijima H, de Muynck A. Street children in Pakistan: A situational analysis of social conditions and nutritional status. Social Science and Medicine. 2004; 59(8): 1707-1717.

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Ali M, Ushijima H. Emerging role of the private sector in HIV/AIDS disease prevention in Pakistan. Tropical Doctor. 2004; 34(3): 189-190.

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Ali M, Rizwan H, Ushijima H. Men and reproductive health in rural Pakistan: the case for increased male participation. European Journal of Contraceptive and Reproductive Health. 2004; 9: 260-266.

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Ali M, Bhatti MA, Ushijima H. Reproductive health needs of adolescent males in rural Pakistan- an exploratory study. Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine. 2004; 204(1): 17-25.

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Aiga H, Amano T, Cairncross S, Adomako J, Nanas OK, Coleman S. Assessing water-related risk factors for Buruli ulcer: a case-control study in Ghana. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2004; 71(4): 387-392.

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Tideman R, Thompson C, Rose B, Gilmour S, Marks C, van Beek I, Berry G, O'Connor C, Mindel A. Cervical human papillomavirus infections in commercial sex workers-risk factors and behaviours. International Journal of STD and AIDS. 2003; 14: 840-847.

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Shibuya K, Ciecierski C, Guindon E, Bettcher DW, Evans DB, Murray CJ; WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: development of an evidence based global public health treaty. BMJ. 2003; 327(7407): 154-157.

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Kuroiwa C, Xayyavong P, Vongphrachanh P, Khampapogpane B, Yamanaka M, Nakamura S. Difficulties in measles elimination: prevalence of measles antibodies before and after mass vaccination campaign in Laos. Vaccine.2003; 21: 479-484.

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Li L, Li S, Ali M, Ushijima H. Feeding practices of infants and their correlates in urban areas in Beijing, China. Pediatrics International. 2003; 45(4): 400-406.

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Aiga H, Umenai T. Standardisation of the definition of access to safe water. Lancet. 2003; 361(9375): 2156.

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Aiga H, Banta JE. Emerging crisis of continuing professional education: becoming a dead letter between external pressure and personal incentive? International Journal of Health Planning and Management. 2003; 18(3): 267-271.

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Teraoka M, Yokoyama Y, Ichimura K, Mori R, Seino Y. Fatal neonatal mitochondrial cytopathy with disseminated fatty nodules in the liver. Pediatrics International. 2003; 45(5): 570-573.

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Mathers CD, Shibuya K, Boschi-Pinto C, Lopez AD, Murray CJ. Global and regional estimates of cancer mortality and incidence by site: I. Application of regional cancer survival model to estimate cancer mortality distribution by site. BMC Cancer. 2002; 2: 37.

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Shibuya K, Hashimoto H, Yano E. Individual income, income distribution, and self rated health in Japan: cross sectional analysis of nationally representative sample. BMJ. 2002; 324(7328): 16-19.

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Shibuya K, Mathers CD, Boschi-Pinto C, Lopez AD, Murray CJ. Global and regional estimates of cancer mortality and incidence by site: II. Results for the global burden of disease 2000. BMC Cancer. 2002; 2: 37.

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Aiga H, Umenai T. Impact of improvement of water supply on household economy in a squatter area of Manila. Social Science and Medicine. 2002; 55(4): 627-641.

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Van Beek I, Gilmour S. Preference to have used a Medically Supervised Injecting Centre among injecting drug users in Kings Cross, Sydney. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2000; 24(5): 540-542.

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Ninomiya S, Yokoyama Y, Teraoka M, Mori R, Inoue C, Yamashita S, Tamai H, Funato M, Seino Y. A novel mutation (296 del G) of the SOX90 gene in a patient with campomelic syndrome and sex reversal. Clinical Genetics. 2000; 58(3): 224-227.

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Kuroiwa C, Vongphrachanh P, Xayyavong P, Southalack K, Hashizume M, Nakamura S. Measles epidemiology and outbreak investigation using IgM test in Laos. Journal of Epidemiology. 2001; 11(6): 255-262.

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Kuroiwa C, Vongphrachanh P, Chosa T, Murakami H, Hashizume M, Wakai S, Tanaka M. Risk of Poliomyelitis importation and re-emergence in Laos. Lancet. 2000; 356: 1487-1488.

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