Tohoku University Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization (Takumi Hirata)

1.   Kogure Mana, Nakaya Naoki, Hirata Takumi, et al. Sodium/potassium ratio change was associated with blood pressure change: possibility of population approach for sodium/potassium ratio reduction in health checkup. Hypertension Research. 2021; 44 (2): 225-231. doi:10.1038/s41440-020-00536-7  
2.   Kogure Mana, Tsuchiya Naho, Narita Akira, et al. Relationship Between Calcium Intake and Impaired Activities of Daily Living in a Japanese Population: NIPPON DATA90. Journal of Epidemiology. 2021; 31 (2): 119-124. doi:10.2188/jea.JE20190234  
3.   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  
4.   Wagata Maiko, Kogure Mana, Nakaya Naoki, et al. Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, obesity, and hypertension in later life by age group: a cross-sectional analysis. Hypertension Research. 2020; 43 (11): 1277-1283. doi:10.1038/s41440-020-0463-8  
5.   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  
6.   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  
7.   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  
8.   Itabashi Fumi, Hirata Takumi, Kogure Mana, et al. Combined associations of liver enzymes and obesity with diabetes mellitus prevalence: The Tohoku Medical Megabank Community-based Cohort Study. Journal of Epidemiology. 2020; : . doi:10.2188/jea.JE20200384  
9.   Yang Yunqing, Hozawa Atsushi, Kogure Mana, et al. Dietary Inflammatory Index Positively Associated With High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein Level in Japanese From NIPPON DATA2010. Journal of Epidemiology. 2020; 30 (2): 98-107. doi:10.2188/jea.JE20180156  
10.   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  
11.   Kubo Sachimi, Nishida Yoko, Kubota Yoshimi, et al. Higher serum uric acid level is inversely associated with renal function assessed by cystatin C in a Japanese general population without chronic kidney disease: the KOBE study. BMC Nephrology. 2019; 20 (1): 117. doi:10.1186/s12882-019-1291-4  
12.   Nishikawa Tomofumi, Miyamatsu Naomi, Higashiyama Aya, et al. Daily Habit of Water Intake in Patients with Cerebral Infarction before its Onset; Comparison with a Healthy Population: A Cross-Sectional Study. Cerebrovascular Diseases. 2019; 47 (3-4): 143-150. doi:10.1159/000500075  
13.   Nishikawa Tomofumi, Miyamatsu Naomi, Higashiyama Aya, et al. Being Conscious of Water Intake Positively Associated with Sufficient Non-Alcohol Drink Intake Regardless of Seasons and Reasons in Healthy Japanese; the KOBE Study: A Cross Sectional Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2019; 16 (21): 4151. doi:10.3390/ijerph16214151  
14.   Hozawa Atsushi, Hirata Takumi, Yatsuya Hiroshi, et al. Association Between Body Mass Index and All-Cause Death in Japanese Population: Pooled Individual Participant Data Analysis of 13 Cohort Studies. Journal of Epidemiology. 2019; 29 (12): 457-463. doi:10.2188/jea.JE20180124  
15.   Tanaka Asahi, Arai Yasumichi, Hirata Takumi, et al. Effects of polypharmacy and anticholinergic/sedative drugs on the physical/cognitive/mental related outcomes of community-dwelling elderly people: The Kawasaki Wellbeing Project. Nippon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi. Japanese Journal of Geriatrics. 2019; 56 (4): 504-515. doi:10.3143/geriatrics.56.504  
16.   Kobayashi Satomi, Yuan Xiaoyi, Sasaki Satoshi, et al. Relative validity of brief-type self-administered diet history questionnaire among very old Japanese aged 80 years or older. Public Health Nutrition. 2019; 22 (2): 212-222. doi:10.1017/S1368980018002331  
17.   Hirata Takumi, Okamura Tomonori. Association Between Glycemic Control and Incident Stroke ― Overview From an Epidemiologic Study ―. Circulation Journal. 2018; 82 (6): 1499-1500. doi:10.1253/circj.CJ-18-0422  
18.   Kubota Yoshimi, Higashiyama Aya, Sugiyama Daisuke, et al. Association between impairment of salty taste recognition and masked hypertension based on home blood pressure in Japanese residents: the KOBE study. Hypertension Research. 2018; 41 (9): 756-762. doi:10.1038/s41440-018-0074-9