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Published Papers

Nishita Y, Tange C, Tomida M, Otsuka R, Ando F, Shimokata H:
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health   16 2072-(10p)   Jun 2019   [Refereed]
Fish and meat intake, serum eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid levels, and mortality in community-dwelling Japanese older persons.
Otsuka R, Tange C, Nishita Y, Tomida M, Kato Y, Imai T, Ando F, Shimokata H.
Int J Environ Res Public Health   16(10) 1806-(10p)   May 2019   [Refereed]
Hearing-impaired elderly people have smaller social networks: A population-based aging study
Ogawa T, Uchida Y, Nishita Y et al
Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics   83 75-80   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Role of Gait Speed and Grip Strength in Predicting 10-year Cognitive Decline among Community-dwelling Older People
Ming-Yueh Chou, M.D.; Yukiko Nishita, PhD; Takeshi Nakagawa, PhD; Chikako Tange, PhD; Makiko Tomida, PhD; Hiroshi Shimokata, MD, PhD; Rei Otsuka, PhD; Liang-Kung Chen, MD, PhD; Hidenori Arai, MD, PhD BMC Geriatrics
BMC Geriatrics   in press    2019   [Refereed]
Longitudinal Association between n-3 Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Intake and Depressive Symptoms: A Population-Based Cohort Study in Japan
Horikawa C, Otsuka R, Kato Y, Nishita Y, Tange C, Rogi T, Kawashima H, Shibata H, Ando F, Shimokata H
Nutrients   10(11) 1655   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Soy food and isoflavone intake reduces the risk of cognitive impairment in elderly Japanese women
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition   72(10) 1458-1462   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Polypharmacy is associated with frailty in Japanese community-dwelling older adults
Yuki A, Otsuka R, Tange C, Nishita Y, Tomida M, Ando F, Shimokata H
Geriatrics and Gerontology International   18(10) 1497-1500   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Smaller hippocampal volume and degraded peripheral hearing among Japanese community dwellers
Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience   10 319   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Physical frailty and mortality risk in Japanese older adults
Yuki A, Otsuka R, Tange C, Nishita Y, Tomida M, Ando F, Shimokata H
Geriatrics and Gerontology International   18(7) 1085-1092   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Age-related 12-year changes in dietary diversity and food intakes among community-dwelling Japanese aged 40 to 79 years
Otsuka R, Nishita Y, Tange C, Tomida M, Kato Y, Imai T, Ando F, Shimokata H
The journal of nutrition, health & aging   22 594-600   May 2018   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Frailty, Cognition, and Regional Gray Matter Volumes: evidence from voxel-based morphometry
Nishita Y et al.
14th International Symposium of Geriatrics and Gerontology   1 Dec 2018   
Walking speed, processing speed, and regional gray matter changes: evidence from voxel-based morphometry
The 4th ICAH-NCGG symposium   9 May 2018   
The relationship between physical frailty and cognitive function: Findings from NILS-LSA
Nishita Y et al.
The 3rd NCGG-ICAH Symposium   7 Sep 2017   
Effects of ApoE genotypes on cognitive aging in the middle-aged and elderly: A15-year follow-up
Nishita Y et al.
The 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology &Geriatrics   25 Jul 2017   
Age-related changes in psychological well-being: findings from NILS-LSA
Nishita Y
MIDJA (Midlife in Japan) Workshop   22 Apr 2017   
Positive Effects of Openness on Cognitive Aging in the Middle-aged and Elderly: A 13-Year Follow-up
Nishita Y et al.
The gerontological society of America's Annual Scientific Meeting 2016   18 Nov 2016   
Personality and physical health in a Japanese elderly population
Nishita Y
15 Sep 2016   
Personality development in a Japanese elderly population
Nishita Y
31st International Congress of Psychology   28 Jul 2016   
Age-related changes in psychological well-being in middle-aged and elderly Japanese: a five-year longitudinal study
31st International Congress of Psychology   28 Jul 2016   

Research Grants & Projects

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(S))
Project Year: 2006 - 2010    Investigator(s): Hiroshi SHIMOKATA
The effects of social, psychological, nutritional, medical, and genetic factors on mental health including depression, cognitive impairment, life satisfaction, and quality of life were investigated in an interdisciplinary longitudinal study of 2,4...