Tohoku University Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization (Taku Obara)
2022.05.17

1.   Kawaguchi Chikana, Murakami Keiko, Ishikuro Mami, et al. Cumulative exposure to maternal psychological distress in the prenatal and postnatal periods and atopic dermatitis in children: findings from the TMM BirThree Cohort Study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2022; 22 (1): 242. doi:10.1186/s12884-022-04556-8  
2.   Yonezawa Yudai, Ueno Fumihiko, Obara Taku, et al. Fruit and vegetable consumption before and during pregnancy and developmental delays in offspring aged 2 years in Japan. British Journal of Nutrition. 2022; 127 (8): 1250-1258. doi:10.1017/S0007114521002154  
3.   Yonezawa Yudai, Obara Taku, Yamashita Takahiro, et al. Grain consumption before and during pregnancy and birth weight in Japan: the Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth and Three-Generation Cohort Study. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2022; 76 (2): 261-269. doi:10.1038/s41430-021-00939-w  
4.   Kogure Mana, Nakamura Tomohiro, Tsuchiya Naho, et al. Consideration of the reference value and number of measurements of the urinary sodium-to-potassium ratio based on the prevalence of untreated home hypertension: TMM Cohort Study. Hypertension Research. 2022; : . doi:10.1038/s41440-021-00843-7  
5.   Ohneda Kinuko, Hiratsuka Masahiro, Kawame Hiroshi, et al. A Pilot Study for Return of Individual Pharmacogenomic Results to Population-Based Cohort Study Participants. JMA Journal. 2022; : . https://www.jmaj.jp/detail.php?id=10.31662%2Fjmaj.2021-0156  
6.   Sugawara Junichi, Ishikuro Mami, Obara Taku, et al. Maternal Baseline Characteristics and Perinatal Outcomes: The Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth and Three-Generation Cohort Study. Journal of Epidemiology. 2022; 32 (2): JE20200338. doi:10.2188/jea.JE20200338  
7.   Fuse Nobuo, Sakurai Miyuki, Motoike Ikuko N., et al. Genome-wide Association Study of Axial Length in Population-based Cohorts in Japan. Ophthalmology Science. 2022; 2 (1): 100113. doi:10.1016/j.xops.2022.100113  
8.   Ishikawa Tomofumi, Obara Taku, Akazawa Manabu, et al. Risk of major congenital malformations associated with first‐trimester exposure to propulsives: A health administrative database study in Japan. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 2022; 31 (2): 196-205. doi:10.1002/pds.5370  
9.   Takahashi I, Obara T, Aizawa M, et al. Relationship between the combination of polyunsaturated fatty acids intake and psychological distress during pregnancy: The Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth and Three-Generation Cohort Study. Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids. 2022; 177 : 102400. doi:10.1016/j.plefa.2022.102400  
10.   Murakami Keiko, Ishikuro Mami, Obara Taku, et al. Maternal personality and postpartum mental disorders in Japan: the Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth and Three-Generation Cohort Study. Scientific Reports. 2022; 12 (1): 6400. doi:10.1038/s41598-022-09944-w  
11.   Kikuchi Daisuke, Obara Taku, Usuzaki Takuma, et al. Evaluating folic acid supplementation among Japanese pregnant women with dietary intake of folic acid lower than 480 µg per day: results from TMM BirThree Cohort Study. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. 2022; 35 (5): 964-969. doi:10.1080/14767058.2020.1739020  
12.   Ishikuro Mami, Noda Aoii, Murakami Keiko, et al. Families’ Health after the Great East Japan Earthquake: Findings from the Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth and Three-Generation Cohort Study. The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine. 2022; 256 (2): 93-101. doi:10.1620/tjem.256.93  
13.   Murakami Keiko, Ishikuro Mami, Ueno Fumihiko, et al. Maternal personality and alcohol use during pregnancy in Japan: The Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth and Three-Generation Cohort Study. Addictive Behaviors. 2021; 122 : 107020. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.107020  
14.   Yamashita Takahiro, Murakami Keiko, Obara Taku, et al. Living environments long-term after the Great East Japan Earthquake and nutritional intake among recent mothers. Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition. 2021; 30 (4): 651-661. doi:10.6133/apjcn.202112_30(4).0012  
15.   Kikuchi Daisuke, Obara Taku, Tokunaga Misaki, et al. Drug prescription for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drugs in pediatric outpatients: A retrospective survey of Japanese administrative data (2012–2018). Asian Journal of Psychiatry. 2021; 57 : 102512. doi:10.1016/j.ajp.2020.102512  
16.   Sasaki Ai, Nakao Yuki, Obara Taku, et al. Knowledge and Attitude towards Cervical Cancer and Human Papillomavirus among Pharmacists in Japan. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2021; 22 (7): 2259-2265. doi:10.31557/APJCP.2021.22.7.2259  
17.   Nakaya Naoki, Xie Tian, Scheerder Bart, et al. Spousal similarities in cardiometabolic risk factors: A cross-sectional comparison between Dutch and Japanese data from two large biobank studies. Atherosclerosis. 2021; 334 : 85-92. doi:10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2021.08.037  
18.   Murakami Keiko, Obara Taku, Ishikuro Mami, et al. Associations of education and work status with alcohol use and cessation among pregnant women in Japan: the Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth and Three-Generation Cohort Study. BMC Public Health. 2021; 21 (1): 1400. doi:10.1186/s12889-021-11461-w  
19.   Yashima Kazushi, Obara Taku, Matsuzaki Fumiko, et al. Evaluation of the Safety of Taking Lamotrigine During Lactation Period. Breastfeeding Medicine. 2021; 16 (5): 432-438. doi:10.1089/bfm.2020.0210  
20.   Murakami Keiko, Ishikuro Mami, Ueno Fumihiko, et al. Associations of education and income with hazardous drinking among postpartum women in Japan: results from the TMM BirThree Cohort Study. Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine. 2021; 26 (1): 70. doi:10.1186/s12199-021-00991-9  
21.   Tanoue Kaou, Watanabe Zen, Nishigori Hidekazu, et al. The prevalence of psychological distress during pregnancy in Miyagi Prefecture for 3 years after the Great Eas t Japan Earthquake. Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine. 2021; 26 (1): 27. doi:10.1186/s12199-021-00944-2  
22.   Kikuchi Daisuke, Obara Taku, Kashiwagura Shota, et al. Trends in prescription of anti-seizure medicines for Japanese pediatric outpatients during 2013–2019. Epilepsy & Behavior Reports. 2021; 16 : 100474. doi:10.1016/j.ebr.2021.100474  
23.   Suzuki Satoko, Obara Taku, Ishikawa Tomofumi, et al. Prescription of Kampo Formulations for Pre-natal and Post-partum Women in Japan: Data From an Administrative Health Database. Frontiers in Nutrition. 2021; 8 : . doi:10.3389/fnut.2021.762895  
24.   Tajima Kentaro, Tsuchiya Masami, Ishikawa Tomofumi, et al. Real-world anticancer medications for reproductive-age women with breast cancer by using a claims database in Japan. Future Oncology. 2021; 17 (15): 1907-1921. doi:10.2217/fon-2020-1053  
25.   Hidaka Hiroshi, Tarasawa Kunio, Fujimori Kenji, et al. Identification of risk factors for mortality and delayed oral dietary intake in patients with open drainage due to deep neck infections: Nationwide study using a Japanese inpatient database. Head & Neck. 2021; 43 (7): 2002-2012. doi:10.1002/hed.26660  
26.   Kobayashi Tomonori, Noda Aoi, Obara Taku, et al. Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of Hospital Pharmacists Regarding Pharmacovigilance and Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting in Japan. Hospital Pharmacy. 2021; 56 (1): 7-16. doi:10.1177/0018578719851455  
27.   Ogishima Soichi, Nagaie Satoshi, Mizuno Satoshi, et al. dbTMM: an integrated database of large-scale cohort, genome and clinical data for the Tohoku Medical Megabank Project. Human Genome Variation. 2021; 8 (1): 44. doi:10.1038/s41439-021-00175-5  
28.   Miyazaki Makoto, Obara Taku, Mano Nariyasu. Impact of local vaccine subsidization programs on the prevention of mumps in Japan. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics. 2021; 17 (11): 4216-4224. doi:10.1080/21645515.2021.1974797  
29.   Hirata Takumi, Kogure Mana, Tsuchiya Naho, et al. Impacts of the urinary sodium-to-potassium ratio, sleep efficiency, and conventional risk factors on home hypertension in a general Japanese population. Hypertension Research. 2021; 44 (7): 858-865. doi:10.1038/s41440-021-00628-y  
30.   Kikuchi Daisuke, Ito Misato, Tokunaga Misaki, et al. Prescription status of diuretics for essential hypertension in a Japanese population. Hypertension Research. 2021; 44 (10): 1359-1361. doi:10.1038/s41440-021-00688-0  
31.   Usuzaki Takuma, Chiba Shuji, Shimoyama Minoru, et al. A disparity in the number of studies related to COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 between low- and middle-income countries and high-income countries. International Health. 2021; 13 (4): 379-381. doi:10.1093/inthealth/ihaa088  
32.   Murakami Keiko, Ueno Fumihiko, Nakamura Ibuki, et al. Maternal personality and postnatal bonding disorder in Japan: the Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth and Three-Generation Cohort Study. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2021; 282 : 580-586. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2020.12.187  
33.   Kikuchi Saya, Murakami Keiko, Obara Taku, et al. One-year trajectories of postpartum depressive symptoms and associated psychosocial factors: findings from the Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth and Three-Generation Cohort Study. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2021; 295 : 632-638. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2021.08.118  
34.   Murakami Keiko, Ishikuro Mami, Ueno Fumihiko, et al. Factors Associated With Postpartum Smoking Relapse Among Women Who Quit in Early Pregnancy: The Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth and Three-Generation Cohort Study. Journal of Epidemiology. 2021; : JE20200609. doi:10.2188/jea.JE20200609  
35.   Ishikuro Mami, Obara Taku, Murakami Keiko, et al. Relation of Disaster Exposure With Maternal Characteristics and Obstetric Outcomes: the Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth and Three-Generation Cohort Study. Journal of Epidemiology. 2021; : JE20210052. doi:10.2188/jea.JE20210052  
36.   Murakami Keiko, Ishikuro Mami, Ueno Fumihiko, et al. Social Predictors of Continued and Indoor Smoking Among Partners of Non-smoking Pregnant Women: The TMM BirThree Cohort Study. Journal of Epidemiology. 2021; 31 (12): JE20200313. doi:10.2188/jea.JE20200313  
37.   Hozawa Atsushi, Tanno Kozo, Nakaya Naoki, et al. Study profile of the tohoku medical megabank community-based cohort study. Journal of Epidemiology. 2021; 31 (1): 65-76. doi:10.2188/jea.JE20190271  
38.   Tanoue Kaou, Nishigori Hidekazu, Watanabe Zen, et al. Interannual Changes in the Prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence Against Pregnant Women in Miyagi Prefecture After the Great East Japan Earthquake: The Japan Environment and Children’s Study. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2021; 36 (21-22): 10013-10028. doi:10.1177/0886260519881517  
39.   Tsuchiya Masami, Obara Taku, Miyazaki Makoto, et al. High-quality reports and their characteristics in the Japanese Adverse Drug Event Report database (JADER). Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2021; 24 : 161-173. doi:10.18433/jpps31417  
40.   Usuzaki Takuma, Takahashi Kengo, Umemiya Kazuma, et al. Augmentation method for convolutional neural network that improves prediction performance in the task of classifying primary lung cancer and lung metastasis using CT images. Lung Cancer. 2021; 160 : 175-178. doi:10.1016/j.lungcan.2021.06.021  
41.   Noda Aoi, Tsuchiya Masami, Sakai Takamasa, et al. Adverse Drug Reaction Reports Regarding Abnormal Behavior After Oseltamivir Use in Children as Reported by Consumers or Healthcare Professionals. Patient Preference and Adherence. 2021; Volume 15 : 533-541. doi:10.2147/PPA.S292072  
42.   Miyazaki Makoto, Sakai Takamasa, Obara Taku, Mano Nariyasu. The impact of regulation changes in the spontaneous reporting system for vaccines on reporting trends and signal detection in Japan. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 2021; 30 (8): 1091-1100. doi:10.1002/pds.5231  
43.   Ishikawa Tomofumi, Oyanagi Gen, Obara Taku, et al. Validity of congenital malformation diagnoses in healthcare claims from a university hospital in Japan. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 2021; 30 (7): 975-978. doi:10.1002/pds.5244  
44.   Ishikuro Mami, Murakami Keiko, Yokozeki Fumiya, et al. Hypertension in pregnancy as a possible factor for child autistic behavior at two years old. Pregnancy Hypertension. 2021; 25 : 88-90. doi:10.1016/j.preghy.2021.05.020  
45.   Wojcicki Janet M., Tsuchiya Kenji J., Murakami Keiko, et al. Limited consumption of 100% fruit juices and sugar sweetened beverages in Japanese toddler and preschool children. Preventive Medicine Reports. 2021; 23 : 101409. doi:10.1016/j.pmedr.2021.101409  
46.   Yamauchi Takafumi, Ochi Daisuke, Matsukawa Naomi, et al. Machine learning approaches to predict gestational age in normal and complicated pregnancies via urinary metabolomics analysis. Scientific Reports. 2021; 11 (1): 17777. doi:10.1038/s41598-021-97342-z  
47.   Usuzaki Takuma, Ishikuro Mami, Obara Taku. Commentary on “Determinants of pre‐eclampsia among pregnant women attending perinatal care in hospitals of the Omo district, Southern Ethiopia”. The Journal of Clinical Hypertension. 2021; 23 (1): 163-165. doi:10.1111/jch.14110  
48.   Nishigori Hidekazu, Obara Taku, Nishigori Toshie, et al. Prenatal folic acid supplementation and autism spectrum disorder in 3-year-old offspring: the Japan environment and children’s study. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. 2021; : 1-10. doi:10.1080/14767058.2021.2007238  
49.   Nakao Yuki, Sasaki AI, Obara Taku, et al. Knowledge of Cervical Cancer and Human Papillomavirus among Japanese Women. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2020; 21 (12): 3527-3532. doi:10.31557/APJCP.2020.21.12.3527  
50.   Ishikawa Tomofumi, Obara Taku, Jin Kazutaka, et al. Folic acid prescribed to prenatal and postpartum women who are also prescribed antiepileptic drugs in Japan: Data from a health administrative database. Birth Defects Research. 2020; 112 (16): 1224-1233. doi:10.1002/bdr2.1748  
51.   Noda Aoi, Sakai Takamasa, Obara Taku, et al. Characteristics of pediatric adverse drug reaction reports in the Japanese Adverse Drug Event Report Database. BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology. 2020; 21 (1): 36. doi:10.1186/s40360-020-00412-7  
52.   Noda Aoi, Obara Taku, Takada Kazuki, et al. Changes in community pharmacists’ knowledge, attitudes, and practice regarding the management of hypertension before and after educational interventions. Clinical and Experimental Hypertension. 2020; 42 (4): 322-327. doi:10.1080/10641963.2019.1652634  
53.   Noda Aoi, Obara Taku, Abe Shinya, et al. The present situation of home blood pressure measurement among outpatients in Japan. Clinical and Experimental Hypertension. 2020; 42 (1): 67-74. doi:10.1080/10641963.2019.1571601  
54.   Iwama Noriyuki, Sugiyama Takashi, Metoki Hirohito, et al. Associations between glycosylated hemoglobin level at less than 24 weeks of gestation and adverse pregnancy outcomes in Japan: The Japan Environment and Children’s Study (JECS). Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 2020; 169 : 108377. doi:10.1016/j.diabres.2020.108377  
55.   Kuniyoshi Yasutaka, Obara Taku, Ishikuro Mami, et al. Effectiveness of seasonal inactivated influenza vaccination in Japanese schoolchildren: an epidemiologic study at the community level. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics. 2020; 16 (2): 295-300. doi:10.1080/21645515.2019.1655833  
56.   Iwama Noriyuki, Oba Mari S., Satoh Michihiro, et al. Association of maternal home blood pressure trajectory during pregnancy with infant birth weight: the BOSHI study. Hypertension Research. 2020; 43 (6): 550-559. doi:10.1038/s41440-020-0416-2  
57.   Kogure Mana, Hirata Takumi, Nakaya Naoki, et al. Multiple measurements of the urinary sodium-to-potassium ratio strongly related home hypertension: TMM Cohort Study. Hypertension Research. 2020; 43 (1): 62-71. doi:10.1038/s41440-019-0335-2  
58.   Hirata Takumi, Nakamura Tomohiro, Kogure Mana, et al. Reduced sleep efficiency, measured using an objective device, was related to an increased prevalence of home hypertension in Japanese adults. Hypertension Research. 2020; 43 (1): 23-29. doi:10.1038/s41440-019-0329-0  
59.   Tsuchiya Masami, Obara Taku, Miyazaki Makoto, et al. The quality assessment of the Japanese Adverse Drug Event Report database using vigiGrade. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. 2020; 42 (2): 728-736. doi:10.1007/s11096-020-00969-7  
60.   Kuriyama Shinichi, Metoki Hirohito, Kikuya Masahiro, et al. Cohort Profile: Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth and Three-Generation Cohort Study (TMM BirThree Cohort Study): rationale, progress and perspective. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2020; 49 (1): 18-19m. doi:10.1093/ije/dyz169  
61.   Ishikawa Tomofumi, Obara Taku, Kikuchi Saya, et al. Antidepressant prescriptions for prenatal and postpartum women in Japan: A health administrative database study. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2020; 264 : 295-303. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2020.01.016  
62.   Yoshida Makiko, Obara Taku, Kikuchi Saya, et al. Drug Prescriptions for Children With ADHD in Japan: A Study Based on Health Insurance Claims Data Between 2005 and 2015. Journal of Attention Disorders. 2020; 24 (2): 175-191. doi:10.1177/1087054719843179  
63.   Usuzaki Takuma, Ishikuro Mami, Murakami Keiko, et al. How can we evaluate whether an association is truly inter-generational?. Journal of Hypertension. 2020; 38 (9): 1866-1868. doi:10.1097/HJH.0000000000002507  
64.   Yonezawa Yudai, Obara Taku, Yamashita Takahiro, et al. Fruit and vegetable consumption before and during pregnancy and birth weight of new-borns in Japan: the Tohoku medical megabank project birth and three-generation cohort study. Nutrition Journal. 2020; 19 (1): 80. doi:10.1186/s12937-020-00595-z  
65.   Tsuchiya Masami, Obara Taku, Sakai Takamasa, et al. Quality evaluation of the Japanese Adverse Drug Event Report database (JADER). Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 2020; 29 (2): 173-181. doi:10.1002/pds.4944  
66.   Wagata Maiko, Ishikuro Mami, Obara Taku, et al. Low birth weight and abnormal pre-pregnancy body mass index were at higher risk for hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Pregnancy Hypertension. 2020; 22 : 119-125. doi:10.1016/j.preghy.2020.08.001  
67.   Usuzaki Takuma, Ishikuro Mami, Metoki Hirohito, et al. Comparison among research, home, and office blood pressure measurements for pregnant women: The TMM BirThree Cohort Study. The Journal of Clinical Hypertension. 2020; 22 (11): 2004-2013. doi:10.1111/jch.14050  
68.   Nishigori Hidekazu, Obara Taku, Nishigori Toshie, et al. Mother-to-infant bonding failure and intimate partner violence during pregnancy as risk factors for father-to-infant bonding failure at 1 month postpartum: an adjunct study of the Japan Environment and Children’s Study. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. 2020; 33 (16): 2789-2796. doi:10.1080/14767058.2018.1560414  
69.   Nishigori Hidekazu, Obara Taku, Nishigori Toshie, et al. The prevalence and risk factors for postpartum depression symptoms of fathers at one and 6 months postpartum: an adjunct study of the Japan Environment & Children’s Study. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. 2020; 33 (16): 2797-2804. doi:10.1080/14767058.2018.1560415  
70.   Ishikawa Tomofumi, Obara Taku, Nishigori Hidekazu, et al. Update on the prevalence and determinants of folic acid use in Japan evaluated with 91,538 pregnant women: the Japan Environment and Children’s Study. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. 2020; 33 (3): 427-436. doi:10.1080/14767058.2018.1494712  
71.   Narita Akira, Nagai Masato, Mizuno Satoshi, et al. Clustering by phenotype and genome-wide association study in autism. Translational Psychiatry. 2020; 10 (1): 290. doi:10.1038/s41398-020-00951-x  
72.   Noda Aoi, Sakai Takamasa, Tsuchiya Masami, et al. Characteristics of Adverse Events Following Immunization Reporting in Children: The Japanese Adverse Drug Event Report Database. Vaccines. 2020; 8 (3): 357. doi:10.3390/vaccines8030357  
73.   Sakurai-Yageta Mika, Kawame Hiroshi, Kuriyama Shinichi, et al. A training and education program for genome medical research coordinators in the genome cohort study of the Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization. BMC Medical Education. 2019; 19 (1): 297. doi:10.1186/s12909-019-1725-5  
74.   Sugawara Junichi, Ochi Daisuke, Yamashita Riu, et al. Maternity Log study: a longitudinal lifelog monitoring and multiomics analysis for the early prediction of complicated pregnancy. BMJ Open. 2019; 9 (2): e025939. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025939  
75.   Kuniyoshi Yasutaka, Kikuya Masahiro, Matsubara Hiroko, et al. Association of Feeding Practice with Childhood Overweight and/or Obesity in Affected Areas Before and After the Great East Japan Earthquake. Breastfeeding Medicine. 2019; 14 (6): 382-389. doi:10.1089/bfm.2018.0254  
76.   Nishigori Hidekazu, Obara Taku, Nishigori Toshie, et al. Preconception folic acid supplementation use and the occurrence of neural tube defects in Japan: A nationwide birth cohort study of the Japan Environment and Children's Study. Congenital Anomalies. 2019; 59 (4): 110-117. doi:10.1111/cga.12293  
77.   Kuniyoshi Yasutaka, Kikuya Masahiro, Miyashita Masako, et al. Prefabricated Temporary Housing and Eczema or Respiratory Symptoms in Schoolchildren after the Great East Japan Earthquake: The ToMMo Child Health Study. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 2019; 13 (5-6): 905-911. doi:10.1017/dmp.2019.8  
78.   Iwama Noriyuki, Metoki Hirohito, Nishigori Hidekazu, et al. Association between alcohol consumption during pregnancy and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in Japan: the Japan Environment and Children’s Study. Hypertension Research. 2019; 42 (1): 85-94. doi:10.1038/s41440-018-0124-3  
79.   Tanaka Kosuke, Nishigori Hidekazu, Watanabe Zen, et al. Higher prevalence of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in women who smoke: the Japan environment and children’s study. Hypertension Research. 2019; 42 (4): 558-566. doi:10.1038/s41440-019-0206-x  
80.   Watanabe Zen, Nishigori Hidekazu, Tanoue Kaou, et al. Preconception dysmenorrhea as a risk factor for psychological distress in pregnancy: The Japan Environment and Children's Study. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2019; 245 : 475-483. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2018.11.061  
81.   Iwama Noriyuki, Metoki Hirohito, Nishigori Hidekazu, et al. Blood pressure changes during twin pregnancies. Journal of Hypertension. 2019; 37 (1): 206-215. doi:10.1097/HJH.0000000000001846  
82.   Satoh Michihiro, Metoki Hirohito, Asayama Kei, et al. Age‐Related Trends in Home Blood Pressure, Home Pulse Rate, and Day‐to‐Day Blood Pressure and Pulse Rate Variability Based on Longitudinal Cohort Data: The Ohasama Study. Journal of the American Heart Association. 2019; 8 (15): e012121. doi:10.1161/JAHA.119.012121  
83.   Ishikawa Tomofumi, Obara Taku, Jin Kazutaka, et al. Examination of the prescription of antiepileptic drugs to prenatal and postpartum women in Japan from a health administrative database. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 2019; 28 (6): 804-811. doi:10.1002/pds.4749  
84.   Hattori Hiromitsu, Kitamura Akane, Takahashi Fumiaki, et al. The risk of secondary sex ratio imbalance and increased monozygotic twinning after blastocyst transfer: data from the Japan Environment and Children’s Study. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology. 2019; 17 (1): 27. doi:10.1186/s12958-019-0471-1  
85.   Ikeda-Sakai Yasuko, Saito Yoshiyuki, Obara Taku, et al. Inadequate Folic Acid Intake Among Women Taking Antiepileptic Drugs During Pregnancy in Japan: A Cross-Sectional Study. Scientific Reports. 2019; 9 (1): 13497. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-49782-x  
86.   Kuniyoshi Yasutaka, Kikuya Masahiro, Miyashita Masako, et al. Severity of eczema and mental health problems in Japanese schoolchildren: The ToMMo Child Health Study. Allergology International. 2018; 67 (4): 481-486. doi:10.1016/j.alit.2018.02.009  
87.   Imai Yutaka, Asayama Kei, Fujiwara Seisuke, et al. Development and evaluation of a home nocturnal blood pressure monitoring system using a wrist-cuff device. Blood Pressure Monitoring. 2018; 23 (6): 318-326. doi:10.1097/MBP.0000000000000351  
88.   Fujiwara Masaki, Inagaki Masatoshi, Nakaya Naoki, et al. Association between serious psychological distress and nonparticipation in cancer screening and the modifying effect of socioeconomic status: Analysis of anonymized data from a national cross-sectional survey in Japan. Cancer. 2018; 124 (3): 555-562. doi:10.1002/cncr.31086  
89.   Hosaka Miki, Inoue Ryusuke, Satoh Michihiro, et al. Effect of amlodipine, efonidipine, and trichlormethiazide on home blood pressure and upper-normal microalbuminuria assessed by casual spot urine test in essential hypertensive patients. Clinical and Experimental Hypertension. 2018; 40 (5): 468-475. doi:10.1080/10641963.2017.1403617  
90.   Ogata Soshiro, Kamide Kei, Asayama Kei, et al. Genome-wide association study for white coat effect in Japanese middle-aged to elderly people: The HOMED-BP study. Clinical and Experimental Hypertension. 2018; 40 (4): 363-369. doi:10.1080/10641963.2017.1384481  
91.   Satoh Michihiro, Asayama Kei, Kikuya Masahiro, et al. Nocturnal blood pressure decline based on different time intervals and long-term cardiovascular risk: the Ohasama Study. Clinical and Experimental Hypertension. 2018; 40 (1): 1-7. doi:10.1080/10641963.2016.1259324  
92.   Watabe Daisuke, Asayama Kei, Hanazawa Tomohiro, et al. Predictive power of home blood pressure indices at baseline and during follow-up in hypertensive patients: HOMED-BP study. Hypertension Research. 2018; 41 (8): 622-628. doi:10.1038/s41440-018-0050-4  
93.   Ohseto Hisashi, Ishikuro Mami, Kikuya Masahiro, et al. Relationships among personality traits, metabolic syndrome, and metabolic syndrome scores: The Kakegawa cohort study. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 2018; 107 : 20-25. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychores.2018.01.013  
94.   Hanazawa Tomohiro, Asayama Kei, Watabe Daisuke, et al. Association Between Amplitude of Seasonal Variation in Self‐Measured Home Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Outcomes: HOMED‐BP (Hypertension Objective Treatment Based on Measurement By Electrical Devices of Blood Pressure) Study. Journal of the American Heart Association. 2018; 7 (10): . doi:10.1161/JAHA.117.008509  
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96.   Ishikawa Tomofumi, Obara Taku, Nishigori Hidekazu, et al. Development of algorithms to determine the onset of pregnancy and delivery date using health care administrative data in a university hospital in Japan. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 2018; 27 (7): 751-762. doi:10.1002/pds.4444  
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