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  1. Metabolomics is a promising approach to the identification of biomarkers in plasma. Here, we performed a population-based, cross-sectional study to identify potential biomarkers of alcohol intake and alcohol-i...

    Authors: Sei Harada, Toru Takebayashi, Ayako Kurihara, Miki Akiyama, Asako Suzuki, Yoko Hatakeyama, Daisuke Sugiyama, Kazuyo Kuwabara, Ayano Takeuchi, Tomonori Okamura, Yuji Nishiwaki, Taichiro Tanaka, Akiyoshi Hirayama, Masahiro Sugimoto, Tomoyoshi Soga and Masaru Tomita

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 21:494

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2016 21:519

  2. To assess the difference between self-reported and measured weight values in Japanese men and women and to determine the underlying determinants of the differences between self-reported and measured values.

    Authors: Akane Anai, Kimiyo Ueda, Koichi Harada, Takahiko Katoh, Kumiko Fukumoto and Chang-Nian Wei

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:489

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  3. The first autochthonous case of dengue fever in Japan since 1945 was reported on August 27, 2014. Infection was transmitted by Aedes albopictus mosquitoes in Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park. A total of 65 cases with no histo...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Furuya

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:488

    Content type: Short Communication

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  4. The purpose of the present study was to analyze birth defects (congenital anomalies) after assisted reproductive technology (ART) according to the method of treatment, namely in vitro fertilization (IVF), intr...

    Authors: Syuichi Ooki

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:486

    Content type: Short Communication

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  5. Prostate cancer (PCa) is one of the major causes of death among men. Our study investigated the association of ESR1 and ESR2 genotypes with susceptibility to PCa in relation to smoking status in Japanese.

    Authors: Xi Lu, Yuko Yamano, Hiroyuki Takahashi, Masahide Koda, Yuki Fujiwara, Aya Hisada, Wataru Miyazaki and Takahiko Katoh

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:471

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  6. This study was performed to determine the occupational risks and their effects on the work stress of the health professionals working in state hospitals in the Southeast of Turkey.

    Authors: Nilgün Ulutaşdemir, Habip Balsak, Özlem Berhuni, Emine Özdemir and Esra Ataşalan

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:481

    Content type: Regular Article

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  7. To examine the participation, implementation, and effect of the prenatal education curriculum provided by hospitals in China, and to provide evidence for the improvement of prenatal education.

    Authors: Yuhui Shi, Dongxu Wang, Yanfei Yuan, Ying Jiang, Qingqi Zeng and Chun Chang

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:480

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  8. The aims of this study are to assess cigarette and hookah smoking rates amongst adult population in Jordan and to determine predictors of smoking status. Selected beliefs, perceptions and attitudes toward cig...

    Authors: Munir Ahmad Abu-Helalah, Hussam Ahmad Alshraideh, Ala-Aldeen Ahmad Al-Serhan, Adel Issa Nesheiwat, Moh’d Da’na and Ahmad Al-Nawafleh

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:483

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  9. The aim of this study was to correlate different combinations of manganese (Mn) and iron (Fe) concentration in drinking water with prevalence of dental caries in both primary and permanent dentition, among sc...

    Authors: Eirini Tsanidou, Evangelia Nena, Alexandros Rossos, Zhanna Lendengolts, Christos Nikolaidis, Athanasios Tselebonis and Theodoros C. Constantinidis

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:482

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  10. This study investigated the mesothelin (MSLN) methylation and its relationship with soluble mesothelin-related protein (SMRP) levels in participants stratified by asbestos exposure scenarios and benign asbestos-...

    Authors: Min Yu, Yixiao Zhang, Zhaoqiang Jiang, Junqiang Chen, Lihong Liu, Jianlin Lou and Xing Zhang

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:477

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  11. It would be quite convenient if daily dietary cadmium intake (Cd-D) can be estimated either from Cd in blood (Cd-B) or from Cd in urine (Cd-U). The aim of the study was to examine if Cd-D can be estimated from...

    Authors: Masayuki Ikeda, Haruo Nakatsuka, Takao Watanabe and Shinichiro Shimbo

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:479

    Content type: Short Communication

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  12. The familial clustering observed in chronic kidney disease of uncertain etiology (CKDu) characterized by tubulointerstitial damages in the North Central Region of Sri Lanka strongly suggests the involvement of...

    Authors: Shanika Nanayakkara, STMLD Senevirathna, Nipuna B. Parahitiyawa, Tilak Abeysekera, Rohana Chandrajith, Neelakanthi Ratnatunga, Toshiaki Hitomi, Hatasu Kobayashi, Kouji H. Harada and Akio Koizumi

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:475

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  13. Mennonites reside in clusters, do not use modern sewage systems and consume water from non-municipal sources. The purpose of this study is to assess risk of Escherichia coli exposure via consumption of non-munic...

    Authors: Alok Ravindra Amraotkar, Charles William Hargis, Alexander C. Cambon, Shesh Nath Rai, Matthew Cody Lee Keith, Shahab Ghafghazi, Roberto Bolli and Andrew Paul DeFilippis

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:472

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  14. The present study aimed to investigate the association between body mass index (BMI) and uric acid (UA) using the twin study methodology to adjust for genetic factors.

    Authors: Kentaro Tanaka, Soshiro Ogata, Haruka Tanaka, Kayoko Omura, Chika Honda and Kazuo Hayakawa

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:473

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  15. This study was initiated to elucidate the extent of dietary exposure of children in Korea to two pollutant metals of cadmium (Cd) and lead (Pb). Possible urban–rural difference was also examined.

    Authors: Takao Watanabe, Eul-Sang Kim, Yang-Sook Ko, Hye-Ran Yang, Chan-Seok Moon, Haruo Nakatsuka, Shinichiro Shimbo and Masayuki Ikeda

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:467

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  16. Dietary intake of tin (Sn) may be increased in some children in kindergartens in Korea. The present study was intended to examine this possibility and clarify the extent of the elevation.

    Authors: Hye-Ran Yang, Eul-Sang Kim, Yang-Sook Ko, Kweon Jung, Jung-Hun Kim, Takao Watanabe, Haruo Nakatsuka, Chan-Seok Moon, Shinichiro Shimbo and Masayuki Ikeda

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:466

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  17. Nutrient intakes of children were surveyed at the time when a nation-wide shift took place in the Republic of Korea from agriculture-based to industrialized society. Taking advantage of the survey locations (s...

    Authors: Haruo Nakatsuka, Eul-Sang Kim, Yang-Sook Ko, Hye-Ran Yang, Chan-Seok Moon, Takao Watanabe, Shinichiro Shimbo and Masayuki Ikeda

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:465

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  18. Reactive oxygen species (ROS) induced by exogenous toxicants are suggested to be involved in carcinogenesis by oxidative modification of DNA. 8-Hydroxyl-2-deoxyguanosine (8-OHdG) has been considered as a relia...

    Authors: Zhihai Chen, Dapeng Wang, Xing Liu, Weiwei Pei, Jianxiang Li, Yi Cao, Jie Zhang, Yan An, Jihua Nie and Jian Tong

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:469

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  19. Long-term exposure study was conducted to investigate the effects of extremely low-frequency electromagnetic field on the tumor promotion process and fertility.

    Authors: Guangying Qi, Xiaoxu Zuo, Lihua Zhou, Eriko Aoki, Aya Okamula, Mika Watanebe, Haipeng Wang, Qiuhui Wu, Huiling Lu, Handan Tuncel, Hiromitsu Watanabe, Sien Zeng and Fumio Shimamoto

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:463

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  20. A significant number of people in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka suffer from chronic kidney diseases (CKD), and the author revisits existing literature related to CKD to find its causative factor. The...

    Authors: Ranjith W. Dharmaratne

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:464

    Content type: Review

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  21. Numerous experimental observations have been made on microorganisms and culture of the cells of mammals as well as the accounting of the chromosomal aberrations in the bone marrow cells of the mammals and of h...

    Authors: Arstan Abdramanovich Mamyrbaev, Timur Agataevich Dzharkenov, Zina Amangalievna Imangazina and Umit Abulkhairovna Satybaldieva

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:458

    Content type: Review

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  22. Indonesia is ranked as the 4th highest contributor to tuberculosis (TB) in the world. Semarang District in Central Java displays extremely low case detection rate (CDR), possibly contributing to the local prev...

    Authors: Sri Ratna Rahayu, Hironobu Katsuyama, Masashi Demura, Midori Katsuyama, Yoko Ota, Hideji Tanii, Tomomi Higashi, Ngakan Putu Djaja Semadi and Kiyofumi Saijoh

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:443

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  23. This study aimed at examining the effect of the nutrition education program on adolescents’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviour in relation to nutrition in rural China.

    Authors: Dongxu Wang, Donald Stewart, Chun Chang and Yuhui Shi

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:456

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  24. Although carotid artery structural variations have been detected by ultrasound, their clinical significance is not fully understood. The objective of this study was to determine whether the angle between the c...

    Authors: Satoshi Daitoku, Toshinori Yuasa, Hiroshi Tsunenari, Shigeho Maenohara, Kazuharu Mine, Yuichi Tamatsu, Kazuyuki Shimada, Chihaya Koriyama, Mitsuru Ohishi and Masahisa Horiuchi

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:453

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  25. Job strain, defined as a combination of high job demands and low job control, has been reported to elevate blood pressure (BP) during work. Meanwhile, a recent experimental study showed that ghrelin blunted th...

    Authors: Akihiko Narisada, Tomomi Hasegawa, Maki Nakahigashi, Takaaki Hirobe, Tatsunori Ikemoto, Takahiro Ushida and Fumio Kobayashi

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:454

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  26. To investigate the effect of Lawsonia inermis total methanolic extract (LIE) and octreotide (OC) on hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) progression, depending on somatostatin receptor 2 (SSTR-2) and Alfa fetoprotein (...

    Authors: N. M. Abdel-Hamid, O. M. Mohafez, M. H. Nazmy, A. Farhan and K. Thabet

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:451

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  27. The wide use of pesticides raises serious concerns regarding food safety and environmental impacts. There is increasing public concern about the potential health risks linked with exposure to pesticides. Regul...

    Authors: Sompon Wanwimolruk, Onnicha Kanchanamayoon, Somchai Boonpangrak and Virapong Prachayasittikul

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:452

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  28. Multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) is a chronic acquired disorder characterized by non-specific symptoms in multiple organ systems associated with exposure to odorous chemicals. We previously observed signifi...

    Authors: Kenichi Azuma, Iwao Uchiyama, Mari Tanigawa, Ikuko Bamba, Michiyo Azuma, Hirohisa Takano, Toshikazu Yoshikawa and Kou Sakabe

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:448

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  29. Authors: Akihiko Katayama, Nobuyuki Miyatake, Hiroyuki Nishi, Kazuhiro Uzike, Noriko Sakano, Hiroo Hashimoto and Kiichi Koumoto

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:442

    Content type: Erratum

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2014 19:380

  30. Cigarette smoking has been found to be more prevalent among adults and youths with a minority sexual orientation (lesbian, gay, bisexual, LGB) than among the general population, while less is known about smoki...

    Authors: Qiguo Lian, Xiayun Zuo, Chaohua Lou, Ersheng Gao and Yan Cheng

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2015 20:444

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  31. The hypolipidemic effects of di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) exposure in humans have not been investigated. And the influences of maternal prenatal DEHP exposure on birth outcomes are not well-known. We aime...

    Authors: Xiaofang Jia, Yukiko Harada, Masahiro Tagawa, Hisao Naito, Yumi Hayashi, Husna Yetti, Masashi Kato, Seiko Sasaki, Atsuko Araki, Chihiro Miyashita, Tamiko Ikeno, Reiko Kishi and Tamie Nakajima

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2014 20:440

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  32. The aim of the present study is Vibrio cholerae non-O1 existing in river. Bacteria are known to inhabit all kinds of environment. Vibrionaceae is widely distributed in environmental water. Vibrio spp. have been i...

    Authors: Hidekazu Uchiyama

    Citation: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2014 20:430

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The editors of Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal.

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