Health outcome research
Understanding the epidemiology of key diseases in a global context,
and the best interventions to reduce the incidence, severity and cost of disease.
Mortality, morbidity and disability 死亡率、疾病率、障害
Understanding the prevalence and incidence of disease,
the causes of disease and the commonest consequences, at a global as well as a national and sub-national level.
Comparative risk factor analysis 危険因子分析
Estimating current and future mortality and burden of disease attributable to major risk factors.
Health technology assessment and cost-effectiveness analysis 医療技術評価と費用効果分析
Assessing the best use of resources when deciding how to respond to the major causes of morbidity and mortality.
Health service research 保健サービス
Understanding how health services affect and are affected by disease.
Disease modeling 疾病のモデリング
Understanding the dynamics of infectious disease epidemics, predicting future trends,
and identifying key mechanisms for preventing transmission.
Nishi A, Singkham P, Takasaki Y, Ichikawa M, Chadbunchachai W, Shibuya K, Tanasugarn C. Motorcycle helmet use to reduce road traffic deaths in Thailand. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2018;96:514-514A.
Nomura S#, Shimada Y#, Ozaki A, Higuchi A, Hori A, Sonoda Y, Yamamoto Y, Yoshida I, Tsubokura M. Elevated mortality due to sheltering-in-place in a harsh environment following Japan’s 2011 Fukushima nuclear incident: a retrospective hospital study. BMJ Open. 2018;8:e021482. #Authors contributed equally to this work and share co-first authorship.
Liu Y, Shu XO, Wen W, Saito E, Rahman MS, Tsugane S et al. Association of leisure-time physical activity with total and cause-specific mortality: a pooled analysis of nearly a half million adults in the Asia Cohort Consortium. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2018; dyy024.
Haruyama R, Gilmour S, Ota E, Abe SK, Rahman MM, Nomura S, Miyasaka N, Shibuya K. Causes and risk factors for singleton stillbirth in Japan: Analysis of a nationwide perinatal database, 2013–2014. Scientific Reports. 2018; 8(1):4117.
Morita T, Nomura S, Furutani T, Leppold C, Tsubokura M, Ozaki A, Ochi S, Kami M, Kato S, Oikawa T. Demographic transition and factors associated with remaining in place after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and related evacuation orders . PloS One . 2018; 13(3):e0194134.
Narita S, Saito E, Sawada N, Shimazu T, Yamaji T, Iwasaki M, Ishihara J, Takachi R, Shibuya K, Inoue M, Tsugane S. Dietary Consumption of Antioxidant Vitamins and Subsequent Lung Cancer Risk: The Japan Public Health Center‐based Prospective Study . International Journal of Cancer. 2018. Online first.
Toda H, Nomura S, Gilmour S, Tsubokura M, Oikawa T, Lee K, Kiyabu GY, Shibuya K. Assessment of medium-term cardiovascular disease risk after Japan’s 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident: a retrospective analysis . BMJ Open. 2017; 7(12):e018502.
Tsubokura M, Nomura S, Yoshida I, Sawano T, Miyazaki M, Tomita S, Oikawa T, Watanabe M. Comparison of external doses between radio-contaminated areas and areas with high natural terrestrial background using the individual dosimeter "D-shuttle" 75 months after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident . Journal of Radiological Protection. 2017; Online first.
Tokiwa S, Shimmura H, Nomura S, Watanabe R, Kurita M, Yoshida N, Yamashita K, Nishikawa Y, Kouzmenko A, Kato S. Degarelix treatment is compatible with diabetes and antithrombotic therapy in patients with prostate cancer . Research and Reports in Urology. 2017; 9: 225-232.
Shichijo S, Nomura S, Aoyama K, Nishikawa Y, Miura M, Shinagawa T, Takiyama H, Tanimoto T, Ishihara S, Matsuo K, Tada T. Application of Convolutional Neural Networks in the Diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori Infection Based on Endoscopic Images. EBioMedicine. 2017; 25:106-111.
Narita S, Saito E, Sawada N, Shimazu T, Yamaji T, Iwasaki M, Sasazuki S, Noda M, Inoue M, Tsugane S. Coffee Consumption and Lung Cancer Risk: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study. Journal of Epidemiology. 2017. Online first.
Tsubokura M, Murakami M, Nomura S, Morita T, Nishikawa Y, Leppold C, Kato S, Kami M. Individual external doses below the lowest reference level of 1 mSv per year five years after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident among all children in Soma City, Fukushima: a retrospective observational study. PLoS One. 2017; 12(2):e0172305.
Nomura S, Tsubokura M, Ozaki A, Murakami M, Hodgson S, Blangiardo M, Nishikawa Y, Morita T, Oikawa T. Towards a Long-Term Strategy for Voluntary-Based Internal Radiation Contamination Monitoring: A Population-Level Analysis of Monitoring Prevalence and Factors Associated with Monitoring Participation Behavior in Fukushima, Japan. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2017; 14(4):397.
Morita T, Nomura S, Tsubokura M, Leppold C, Gilmour S, Ochi S, Ozaki A, Shimada Y, Yamamoto K, Inoue M, Kato S, Shibuya K, Kami M. Excess mortality due to indirect health effects of the 2011 triple disaster in Fukushima, Japan: a retrospective observational study. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2017; Online first.