Kyoto University School of Public Health

Calendar year 2005

Department of Biostatistics

  • The effect of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on the therapy of antihypertensive drugs
  • Similarity of the severity scale for Parkinson’s disease: Comparison between foreign and Japanese clinical trial data
  • Explanation for the SORA project and assistance of target children’s and their parent’s understanding of the research

Department of Healthcare Epidemiology

  • Does Health Locus of Control influence seeking care for low back pain?
  • The effect of feedback from exercise program: A randomized controlled trial

Department of Pharmacoepidemiology

  • Iressa ® – Induced interstitial lung diseases in Japan: Problems in the approval process, pharmacovigilance, and regulatory decision-making
  • A retrospective outcome study on the effect of probucol in prevention of cardiovascular events for heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia

Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management

  • Investigation into anesthesia workload of an anesthesiologist in Japan
  • Estimating cost of patient safety and hospital infection
  • Comparison of financial performance indicators among municipal hospitals in Japan
  • Factors associated with financial performance of municipal hospitals

Department of Medical Ethics

  • Elderly abuse: Attitudes of staffs who work at geriatric ward
  • Evaluation for teaching strategies of ethical issues in end-of-life care: Utilizing content of the end-of-life nursing education consortium for clinical nurses in palliative care settings in Japan
  • About the disclosure to the family members of a genetic testing result

Department of Health Informatics

  • Toward development of “evidence-based health examination”: Deliberation of method of evaluating effectiveness

Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Information Management

  • Construction of an educational program for the clinical research supporting staff

Department of Health and Environmental Sciences

  • The Large Scale Evaluation of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers(PBDEs)Level in Breast milk from 13 Regions of Japan in 2004

Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior

  • Cross sectional study on mother’s mental health
  • Free radical may initiate carcinogenesis, but the intracellular mechanism of its generation is unknown: Study on the fluctuation of intracellular iron oxidation states accompanied by intracellular free radical generation using X-ray fluorescence analyses
  • Verification of the sole stimulus using “health sandal” on a feeling of fatigue: Randomized self-contrast controlled study

Department of Preventive Services

  • Relation between dietary habits and BMI and blood pressure in university students
  • The effectiveness of Low Frequency Electrical Acupuncture (LFEA) and Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) for shoulder stiffness: A randomized self-controlled trial (Crossover design)

Department of Global Health and Socio-epidemiology

  • Socio-epidemiological study of HIV-related behaviors among youth in Banfora, Burkina Faso

Department of Field Medicine

  • Patterns of Socioeconomic and Health Inequalities among Brazilian and Japanese Community-Dwelling Elderly:Associations with Comorbidities, Functional Status, Depression and QOL

Department of Management of Technology and Intellectual Property

  • Consideration of marketability evaluation of university inventions by a case study method
  • Practical use of “knowledge” of academia in a venture business
  • Obstacles and opportunities for promoting collaborative research between university and industry

Master of Clinical Research

  • Effectiveness of Bystander-Initiated Chest Compression-only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on Patients with Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
  • Efficacy of steroid pulse therapy in preventing the development of hepatic encelopathy in patients with severe acute hepatitis
  • Predictors of prehospital delay in patients with acute ischemic stroke
  • Malnutrition, Inflammation, Atherosclerosis (MIA) Syndrome as a synergetic risk of mortality in hemodialysis patients in Japan: Study design and method
  • Patients’ evaluation of medical services at primary care setting in Japan
  • The development of a scoring system for estimating one month survival of witnessed out-of-hospital cardiac arrests with cardiac etiology
  • The feasibility of low-dose CT screening for lung cancer