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Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2012
Associate Professor, Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
Apr 1991
Nov 2004
Hamamatsu Univercity School of Medicine


Graduate School, Division of Medical Sciences, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine

Published Papers

Association between the time perspective and type of involvement in bullying among adolescents: A cross-sectional study in Japan.
Mizuta A, Okada E, Nakamura M, Yamaguchi H, Ojima T
Jpn J Nurs Sci   15(2) 156-166   2018   [Refereed]
Having few remaining teeth is associated with a low nutrient intake and low serum albumin levels in middle-aged and older Japanese individuals: Findings from the NIPPON DATA2010
Mieko Nakamura, Toshiyuki Ojima, Tomomi Nagahata, Imako Kondo, Toshiharu Ninomiya, Katsushi Yoshita, Yusuke Arai, Takayoshi Ohkubo, Keiko Murakami, Nobuo Nishi, Yoshitaka Murakami, Naoyuki Takashima, Nagako Okuda, Aya Kadota, Naoko Miyagawa, Keiko Kondo, Tomonori Okamura, Hirotsugu Ueshima, Akira Okayama and Katsuyuki Miura for the NIPPON DATA2010 Research Group
Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine      2018   [Refereed]
Dietary intake and dinner timing among shift workers in Japan. J Occup Health 2018.
Nakamura M, Miura A, Nagahata T, Toki A, Shibata Y, Okada E, Ojima T
J Occup Health      2018   [Refereed]
Associations of Overweight, Obesity, and Underweight With High Serum Total Cholesterol Level Over 30 Years Among the Japanese Elderly: NIPPON DATA 80, 90, and 2010.
Shibata Y, Ojima T, Nakamura M, Kuwabara K, Miyagawa N, Saito Y, Nakamura Y, Kiyohara Y, Nakagawa H, Fujiyoshi A, Kadota A, Ohkubo T, Okamura T, Ueshima H, Okayama A, Miura K
J Epidemiol      2018   [Refereed]
Dietary patterns among Japanese adults: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Survey, 2012.
Okada E, Takahashi K, Takimoto H, Takabayashi S, Kishi T, Kobayashi T, Nakamura K, Ukawa S, Nakamura M, Sasaki S, Tamakoshi A
Asia Pac J Clin Nutr   27(5) 1120-1130   2018   [Refereed]
Socioeconomic Inequalities in Oral Health among Middle-Aged and Elderly Japanese: NIPPON DATA2010.
Murakami K, Ohkubo T, Nakamura M, Ninomiya T, Ojima T, Shirai K, Nagahata T, Kadota A, Okuda N, Nishi N, Okamura T, Ueshima H, Okayama A, Miura K
J Epidemiol   28(Suppl 3) S59-S65   2018   [Refereed]
Relationships among Food Group Intakes, Household Expenditure, and Education Attainment in a General Japanese Population: NIPPON DATA2010.
Nagahata T, Nakamura M, Ojima T, Kondo I, Ninomiya T, Yoshita K, Arai Y, Ohkubo T, Murakami K, Nishi N, Murakami Y, Takashima N, Okuda N, Kadota A, Miyagawa N, Kondo K, Okamura T, Ueshima H, Okayama A, Miura
J Epidemiol   28(Suppl 3) S23-S28   2018   [Refereed]
Association of food access and neighbor relationships with diet and underweight among community-dwelling older Japanese.
Nakamura H, Nakamura M, Okada E, Ojima T, Kondo K
J Epidemiol   27(11) 546-551   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Impact of Patients' Expressed Wishes on Their Surrogate Decision Makers' Preferred Decision-Making Roles in Japan.
Tsuda S, Nakamura M, Aoki S, Ono H, Takagi M, Ohashi H, Miyachi J, Matsui Y, Ojima T
J Palliat Med   21(3) 354-360   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Orthopedic, ophthalmic, and psychiatric diseases primarily affect activity limitation for Japanese males and females: Based on the Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions.
Myojin T, Ojima T, Kikuchi K, Okada E, Shibata Y, Nakamura M, Hashimoto S
J Epidemiol   27(2) 75-79   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Effect of β-cryptoxanthin rich Satsuma mandarin juice supplementation on pulse wave velocity: A randomized controlled trial.
Nakamura M, Sugiura M, Shibata Y, Ojima T
J Nutr Intermediary Metab   8 8-13   2017   [Refereed]
The Influence of Speech-Language-Hearing Therapy Duration on the Degree of Improvement in Poststroke Language Impairment.
Hayashi H, Okada E, Shibata Y, Nakamura M, Ojima T
Rehabil Res Pract   2017 7459483   2017   [Refereed]
A modified DASH diet is one possible solution for overcoming the unfavorable link between vegetable and salt intake in the Japanese diet.
Nakamura M, Ojima T
Hypertens Res   39(11) 756-757   Nov 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Serum β-cryptoxanthin and β-carotene derived from Satsuma mandarin and brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity: The Mikkabi cohort study.
Nakamura M, Sugiura M, Ogawa K, Ikoma Y, Yano M
Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis   26(9) 808-814   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Poor Oral Health and Diet in Relation to Weight Loss, Stable Underweight, and Obesity in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Cross-Sectional Study From the JAGES 2010 Project.
Nakamura M, Ojima T, Nakade M, Ohtsuka R, Yamamoto T, Suzuki K, Kondo K
J Epidemiol   26(6) 322-329   Jun 2016   [Refereed]
High serum carotenoids are associated with lower risk for developing elevated serum alanine aminotransferase among Japanese subjects: the Mikkabi cohort study.
Sugiura M, Nakamura M, Ogawa K, Ikoma Y, Yano M
Br J Nutr   115(8) 1462-1469   Apr 2016   [Refereed]
Class Average Score for Teacher Support and Relief of Depression in Adolescents: A Population Study in Japan.
Mizuta A, Noda T, Nakamura M, Tatsumi A, Ojima T
J Sch Health   86(3) 173-180   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Characteristics of pneumonia deaths after an earthquake and tsunami: an ecological study of 5.7 million participants in 131 municipalities, Japan.
Shibata Y, Ojima T, Tomata Y, Okada E, Nakamura M, Kawado M, Hashimoto S
BMJ Open   6(2) e009190   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
A Japanese version of the measure of food choice values: validity and reliability assessment.
Fukukawa Y, Onoguchi W, Nakamura M
International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends 2016   312-314   2016   [Refereed]
Association of Hay Fever with the Failure of Helicobacter pylori Primary Eradication.
Ozeki K, Furuta T, Asano M, Noda T, Nakamura M, Shibata Y, Okada E, Ojima T
Intern Med   55(13) 1729-1734   2016   [Refereed]
High Vitamin C Intake with High Serum β-Cryptoxanthin Associated with Lower Risk for Osteoporosis in Post-Menopausal Japanese Female Subjects: Mikkabi Cohort Study.
Sugiura M, Nakamura M, Ogawa K, Ikoma Y, Yano M
J Nutr Sci Vitaminol   62(3) 185-191   2016   [Refereed]
High-serum carotenoids associated with lower risk for developing type 2 diabetes among Japanese subjects: Mikkabi cohort study
Sugiura M, Nakamura M, Ogawa K, Ikoma Y, Yano M
BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care   3(1) e000147   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
High serum carotenoids associated with lower risk for the metabolic syndrome and its components among Japanese subjects: Mikkabi cohort study.
Sugiura M, Nakamura M, Ogawa K, Ikoma Y, Yano M
Br J Nutr   114(10) 1674-1682   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Weather and headache onset: a large-scale study of headache medicine purchases.
Ozeki K, Noda T, Nakamura M, Ojima T
Int J Biometeorol   59(4) 447-451   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Is high job control a risk factor for poor quality of life in workers with high autism spectrum tendencies? A cross-sectional survey at a factory in Japan.
Hayakawa N, Okada T, Nomura K, Tsukada T, Nakamura M
J Occup Health   57(5) 419-426   2015   [Refereed]
Reproducibility and relative validity of food frequency questionnaire in Japanese elementary school children.
Nonaka J, Nakamura M, Shiraki M, Ojima T
Asian J Child Care   4 59-69   2014   [Refereed]
Postpartum smoking relapse among women who quit during pregnancy: cross-sectional study in Japan.
Yasuda T, Ojima T, Nakamura M, Nagai A, Tanaka T, Kondo N, Suzuki K, Yamagata Z
J Obstet Gynaecol Res   39(11) 1502-1512   Nov 2013   [Refereed]
Occupational factors and problem drinking among a Japanese working population.
Hasegawa T, Murata C, Ninomiya T, Takabayashi T, Noda T, Hayasaka S, Nakamura M, Ojima T
Ind Health   51(5) 490-500   2013   [Refereed]
Consumption of dairy products and death from cardiovascular disease in the Japanese general population: the NIPPON DATA80.
Kondo I, Ojima T, Nakamura M, Hayasaka S, Hozawa A, Saitoh S, Ohnishi H, Akasaka H, Hayakawa T, Murakami Y, Okuda N, Miura K, Okayama A, Ueshima H; NIPPON DATA80 Research Group
J Epidemiol   23(1) 47-54   2013   [Refereed]
High serum carotenoids associated with lower risk for bone loss and osteoporosis in post-menopausal Japanese female subjects: prospective cohort study.
Sugiura M, Nakamura M, Ogawa K, Ikoma Y, Yano M
PLoS One   7(12) e52643   2012   [Refereed]
Dietary Reference Intakes for Japanese 2010: Lifestage.
Morita A, Yoshiike N, Takimoto H, Tsubota-Utsugi M, Kodama H, Shimizu T, Sugiyama T, Tabata I, Tamai H, Tsutsumi C, Hirahara F, Kuzuya M, Gomi I, Nakamura K, Yoshida H, Nakamura M
J Nutr Sci Vitaminol   59 S103-S109   2012   [Refereed]
Consistency of face scale choice between nursery school children and their teachers and parents while using facial expression stickers developed to improve young children's daily routines.
Nasu K, Kinjo Y, Isarida T, Nakamura M, Ojima T
Asian J Child Care   3 19-27   2012   [Refereed]
Dietary patterns of antioxidant vitamin and carotenoid intake associated with bone mineral density: findings from post-menopausal Japanese female subjects.
Sugiura M, Nakamura M, Ogawa K, Ikoma Y, Ando F, Shimokata H, Yano M
Osteoporos Int   22(1) 143-152   2011   [Refereed]
Association between food group intake and serum total cholesterol in the Japanese population: NIPPON DATA 80/90.
Kondo I, Funahashi K, Nakamura M, Ojima T, Yoshita K, Nakamura Y; NIPPON DATA 80/90 Research Group.
J Epidemiol   20(Suppl 3) S576-S581   2010   [Refereed]
Synergistic interaction of cigarette smoking and alcohol drinking with serum carotenoid concentrations: findings from a middle-aged Japanese population.
Sugiura M, Nakamura M, Ogawa K, Ikoma Y, Matsumoto H, Ando F, Shimokata H, Yano M
Br J Nutr   102(8) 1211-1219   2009   [Refereed]
Associations of serum carotenoid concentrations with the metabolic syndrome: interaction with smoking.
Sugiura M, Nakamura M, Ogawa K, Ikoma Y, Matsumoto H, Ando F, Shimokata H, Yano
Br J Nutr   100(6) 1297-1306   2008   [Refereed]
Bone mineral density in post-menopausal female subjects is associated with serum antioxidant carotenoids.
Sugiura M, Nakamura M, Ogawa K, Ikoma Y, Ando F, Yano M
Osteoporos Int   19(2) 211-219   2008   [Refereed]
High beta-carotene and beta-cryptoxanthin are associated with low pulse wave velocity.
Nakamura M, Sugiura M, Aoki N
Atherosclerosis   184(2) 363-369   Feb 2006   [Refereed]
The homeostasis model assessment-insulin resistance index is inversely associated with serum carotenoids in non-diabetic subjects.
Sugiura M, Nakamura M, Ikoma Y, Yano M, Ogawa K, Matsumoto H, Kato M, Ohshima M, Nagao A
J Epidemiol   16(2) 71-78   2006   [Refereed]
Serum carotenoid concentrations are inversely associated with serum aminotransferases in hyperglycemic subjects.
Sugiura M, Nakamura M, Ikoma Y, Yano M, Ogawa K, Matsumoto H, Kato M, Ohshima M, Nagao A
Diabetes Res Clin Pract   71(1) 82-91   2006   [Refereed]
Feasibility and effect on blood pressure of 6-week trial of low sodium soy sauce and miso (fermented soybean paste).
Nakamura M, Aoki N, Yamada T, Kubo N
Circ J   67(6) 530-534   Jun 2003   [Refereed]
Current Systems of National and Regional Nutrition Surveys and Future Direction.
Nakamura M, Yoshiike N
J Community Nutr   5(2) 59-64   2003   [Refereed][Invited]
Nutrient intake in Japanese adults --from The National Nutrition Survey, 1995-99.
Nakamura M, Tajima S, Yoshiike N
J Nutr Sci Vitaminol   48(5) 433-441   Oct 2002   [Refereed]
Japanese and Western diet and risk of idiopathic sudden deafness: a case-control study using pooled controls.
Nakamura M, Whitlock G, Aoki N, Nakashima T, Hoshino T, Yokoyama T, Morioka S, Kawamura T, Tanaka H, Hashimoto T, Ohno Y
Int J Epidemiol   30(3) 608-615   Jun 2001   [Refereed]
Smoking, alcohol, sleep and risk of idiopathic sudden deafness: a case-control study using pooled controls.
Nakamura M, Aoki N, Nakashima T, Hoshino T, Yokoyama T, Morioka S, Kawamura T, Tanaka H, Hashimoto T, Ohno Y, Whitlock G.
J Epidemiol   11(2) 81-86   Mar 2001   [Refereed]


Japanese Journal of Public Health   41(12) 1152-1161   1994
Japanese Journal of Public Health   41(8) 682-692   1994
Mieko Nakamura, Keiko Nasu, Nobuo Aoki, Kiyoshi Shibata
Red blood cell deformability and the related factors in a community
9 229-240   1995
A case-control study on sudden deafness using pooled control
53-57   1997

Research Grants & Projects

Public Health Nutrition
Cardiovascular Disease Control
Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration