Kyoto University School of Public Health

Calendar year 2016

Department of Biostatistics

  • Masking effects in safety signal detection and a proposal of a simple removal method

Department of Healthcare Epidemiology

  • Associations between social participation and the occurrence of need for Long-Term Care or death among Japanese older people: results from Japan Gelontological Evaluation Study (JAGES)
  • Protocol registration of systematic reviews published in high-impact factor journals
  • The association between periodontitis and the disease activity of systemic lupus erythematosus

Department of Pharmacoepidemiology

  • Diabetes mellitus and risk of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease : a population-based case-control study
  • Pregabalin prescription for neuropathic pain: a descriptive study using large administrative database.
  • The trends of treatments among head and neck cancer patients : Changing before and after the introduction of cetuximab
  • Association between eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) medication intake and newly onset of depression among patients with hyperlipidemia: 3 year follow-up study
  • Follow-up coronary angiography versus non-invasive tests after percutaneous coronary intervention and cardiovascular events: Epidemiological study using DPC database

Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management

  • Development of a predictive model for hospital admission in home medical care patients: an analysis of medical and long-term care claims data
  • Visualization of the economic burden of dementia care: Informal care costs and out-of-pocket payments
  • In-hospital mortality and treatment patterns in acute myocardial infarction patients admitted during national cardiology meeting dates

Department of Medical Genetics

  • Current status of participation in and attitude to genetic medicine among general physicians: Survey involving members of Kyoto Prefectural Medical Association
  • A cross-sectional study on the public’s genetic literacy and family history-related anxiety: the Nagahama study
  • An exploratory study among hereditary breast and ovarian cancer patients: the relationship between clients’ psychosocial situations and their solo/group visit to genetic counseling
  • Needs of ward nurses and midwives during intrahospital cooperation between the obstetrics and gynecology, and genetics departments ~Examination of the role of certified genetic counselors~

Department of Health Informatics

  • Update status and Quality of clinical practice guidelines for high-priority diseases in Japan.
  • A Qualitative Explorative Study on “Good Dying” for Elderly People with Dementia: Family Perspectives in Japan
  • Implementation status of tracheostomy decannulation and related factors that keep tube indwelling : Epidemiological consideration using the database of health insurance claims

Department of Medical Communication

  • A discussion about Ménière’s disease and health literacy: a cross-sectional study

Department of Management of Technology and Intellectual Property

  • A Study on patent application of biosimilars in Japan

Department of Health and Environmental Sciences

  • Pain Behavior Analysis and Pathological Analysis of Peripheral Sensory Nerve of Scn11a R222S Knock-in Mice
  • Formation and Degradability of Perfluorinated Chemicals in River Soil Around a Fluoropolymer Plant in Osaka
  • Spatial Distribution and Temporal Trends of Perfluorinated Compounds in Well Water, Surface Water, and Tap Water around a Fluoropolymer Manufacturer in Osaka Prefecture
  • β cell-specific overexpression of Adiponectin receptor 1 does not improve diabetes mellitus in Akita mice
  • Occupational Noise Exposure and Risk Perceptions among Para rubber Wood Workers in Sawmills in Trang Province, Thailand

Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior

  • How much evidence is needed for the clinicians to have confidence in the effect estimates of the treatment? Findings from the cumulative meta-analyses of Cochrane reviews
  • Impact of Adjacent Ankylosing Spinal Disorders on the Prognosis of Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures: A Protocol of a multicenter prospective cohort study
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders among patients with gambling disorder in Japan: The prevalence and the impact on treatment prognosis of gambling disorder

Department of Preventive Services

  • Newly developed coronary heart disease and the preceding changes in cardiovascular risk factors in Japanese type 2 diabetic patients – Protocol of a nested case-control study –

Department of Global Health and Socio-epidemiology

  • Psychological, Social and Cultural Difficulties and Anxieties About the Future Felt by People Living with HIV in the Community Regarding Lifelong Treatment : An Exploratory Qualitative Study
  • Rehabilitation of community dwelling elderly male with history of stroke : Gaps between the Needs of Patient, Family and Rehabilitation service providers
  • Perceptions of diabetes among community-dwelling elderly Japanese detected diabetes or pre-diabetes by 75g-oral-glucose-tolerance-test 10 years ago: an exploratory qualitative study
  • Qualitative enquiry of social, cultural, psychological factors and knowledge related to tuberculosis examinations among homeless people in Osaka city, Japan
  • Psychological Stress among Southeast Asian Students in Japan : A Qualitative Study
  • Changes in sexual behavior, HIV testing and HIV prevalence among young people aged 15-24 in Tanzania: finding from Tanzania AIDS/Malaria Surveys between 2003-12