KURUMATANI Norio

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Name
KURUMATANI Norio
Affiliation
Nara Medical University
Job title
Professor,Professor
Degree
(BLANK)(Nara Medical University)

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Academic & Professional Experience

 
 
   
 
School of Medicine, Nara Medical University
 
1999
 - 
Today
Professor of Department of Hygiene,
 
Sep 1999
 - 
Mar 2016
Professor, Community Health and Epidemiology, Nara Medical University
 

Published Papers

 
Oume M, Obayashi K, Asai Y, Ogura M, Takeuchi K, Tai Y, Kurumatani N, Saeki K
Journal of hypertension   36(3) 601-607   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Kurumatani N
American journal of epidemiology   187(3) 439-440   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Kurumatani N
American journal of epidemiology   187(3) 427-434   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Tomioka K, Kurumatani N, Hosoi H
Geriatrics & gerontology international   18(2) 308-314   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Tamaki J, Kouda K, Fujita Y, Iki M, Yura A, Miura M, Sato Y, Okamoto N, Kurumatani N
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism   103(1) 85-94   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Iwamoto J, Obayashi K, Kobayashi M, Kotsuji T, Matsui R, Ito K, Yoshida O, Kurumatani N, Saeki K
Chronobiology international   1-5   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Miyata K, Yoshikawa T, Morikawa M, Mine M, Okamoto N, Kurumatani N, Ogata N
PloS one   13(2) e0192677   2018   [Refereed]
Saeki K, Obayashi K, Kurumatani N
Journal of epidemiology   27(12) 562-567   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Iki M, Fujita Y, Kouda K, Yura A, Tachiki T, Tamaki J, Winzenrieth R, Sato Y, Moon JS, Okamoto N, Kurumatani N
Bone   105 18-25   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Tomioka K, Kurumatani N, Hosoi H
Environmental health and preventive medicine   22(1) 65   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Nezu S, Iwasaka H, Saeki K, Obayashi K, Ishizuka R, Goma H, Furuichi Y, Kurumatani N
Environmental health and preventive medicine   21(3) 154-163   May 2016   [Refereed]
Saeki K, Obayashi K, Kurumatani N
BJU international   117(5) 829-835   May 2016   [Refereed]
Kishimoto Y, Okamoto N, Saeki K, Tomioka K, Obayashi K, Komatsu M, Kurumatani N
Environmental health and preventive medicine      Apr 2016   [Refereed]
Tomioka K, Saeki K, Obayashi K, Kurumatani N
Journal of epidemiology / Japan Epidemiological Association      Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Tomioka K, Kurumatani N, Hosoi H
Journal of epidemiology / Japan Epidemiological Association      Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Maegawa T, Iwamoto J, Sakai T, Otaki N, Kataoka H, Kurumatani N
The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences      Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Kurumatani N
Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN      Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Miyata K, Obayashi K, Saeki K, Tone N, Tanaka K, Nishi T, Morikawa M, Kurumatani N, Ogata N
Rejuvenation research      Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Minematsu A, Hazaki K, Harano A, Okamoto N, Kurumatani N
Obesity research & clinical practice   10(1) 41-48   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Maegawa T, Sakai T, Kitagawa M, Otaki N, Kataoka H, Kurumatani N
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research      Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Saeki K, Obayashi K, Tone N, Kurumatani N
Physiology & behavior   152(Pt A) 300-306   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Okamoto N, Morikawa M, Yanagi M, Amano N, Tomioka K, Hazaki K, Harano A, Kurumatani N
The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences   70(12) 1548-1554   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Tomioka K, Okamoto N, Morikawa M, Kurumatani N
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society   63(11) 2260-2268   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Saeki K, Obayashi K, Kurumatani N
Journal of hypertension   33(11) 2338-2343   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Kurumatani N
Neurourology and urodynamics   34(8) 769-773   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
McCloskey EV, Odén A, Harvey NC, Leslie WD, Hans D, Johansson H, Barkmann R, Boutroy S, Brown J, Chapurlat R, Elders PJ, Fujita Y, Glüer CC, Goltzman D, Iki M, Karlsson M, Kindmark A, Kotowicz M, Kurumatani N, Kwok T, Lamy O, Leung J, Lippuner K, Ljunggren Ö, Lorentzon M, Mellström D, Merlijn T, Oei L, Ohlsson C, Pasco JA, Rivadeneira F, Rosengren B, Sornay-Rendu E, Szulc P, Tamaki J, Kanis JA
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research      Oct 2015   [Refereed]
Saeki K, Obayashi K, Tone N, Kurumatani N
Physiology & behavior   149 29-34   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Iwamoto J, Tone N, Tanaka K, Kataoka H, Morikawa M, Kurumatani N
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism   100(8) 3090-3096   Aug 2015   [Refereed]
Tomioka K, Harano A, Hazaki K, Morikawa M, Iwamoto J, Saeki K, Okamoto N, Kurumatani N
Geriatrics & gerontology international   15(6) 745-754   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
Nishi T, Saeki K, Obayashi K, Miyata K, Tone N, Tsujinaka H, Yamashita M, Masuda N, Mizusawa Y, Okamoto M, Hasegawa T, Maruoka S, Ueda T, Kojima M, Matsuura T, Kurumatani N, Ogata N
BMJ open   5(5) e007930   May 2015   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Kurumatani N
Sleep medicine   16(5) 577-582   May 2015   [Refereed]
Tomioka K, Obayashi K, Saeki K, Okamoto N, Kurumatani N
International archives of occupational and environmental health   88(4) 455-465   May 2015   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Kurumatani N
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society   63(4) 733-738   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Kurumatani N
Chronobiology international   32(3) 310-317   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Fukushima H, Imanishi M, Iwami T, Seki T, Kawai Y, Norimoto K, Urisono Y, Hata M, Nishio K, Saeki K, Kurumatani N, Okuchi K
Emergency medicine journal : EMJ   32(4) 314-317   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Kurumatani N
Journal of pineal research   58(2) 227-233   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Nezu S, Iwasaka H, Saeki K, Ishizuka R, Goma H, Okamoto N, Makino H, Tanimura M, Yoshizaki K, Obayashi K, Kurumatani N
Environmental health and preventive medicine   20(1) 44-52   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Tomioka K, Okamoto N, Kurumatani N, Hosoi H
PloS one   10(9) e0137656   2015   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Miyata K, Nishi T, Tone N, Ogata N, Kurumatani N
Journal of epidemiology / Japan Epidemiological Association   25(8) 529-535   2015   [Refereed]
Okamoto N, Morikawa M, Tomioka K, Yanagi M, Amano N, Kurumatani N
Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD   44(3) 777-786   2015   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Tone N, Iwamoto J, Miyata K, Ikada Y, Kurumatani N
Journal of epidemiology / Japan Epidemiological Association   25(1) 38-43   2015   [Refereed]
Saeki K, Obayashi K, Nishi T, Miyata K, Maruoka S, Ueda T, Okamoto M, Hasegawa T, Matsuura T, Tone N, Ogata N, Kurumatani N
Trials   15 514   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Kurumatani N
Chronobiology international   31(9) 976-982   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
Tomioka K, Saeki K, Obayashi K, Tanaka Y, Kurumatani N
Systematic reviews   3 112   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Tone N, Kurumatani N
Hypertension research : official journal of the Japanese Society of Hypertension   37(10) 908-913   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Kurumatani N
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism   99(9) 3233-3239   Sep 2014   [Refereed]
Saeki K, Obayashi K, Iwamoto J, Tone N, Okamoto N, Tomioka K, Kurumatani N
Journal of hypertension   32(8) 1582-1589   Aug 2014   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Iwamoto J, Ikada Y, Kurumatani N
Chronobiology international   31(6) 779-786   Jul 2014   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Kurumatani N
The Journal of urology   191(6) 1816-1821   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Iwamoto J, Ikada Y, Kurumatani N
Chronobiology international   31(3) 394-400   Apr 2014   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Kurumatani N
Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society   78(12) 2908-2914   2014   [Refereed]
Kumagai S, Kurumatani N, Arimoto A, Ichihara G
Journal of occupational health   56(4) 279-284   2014   [Refereed]
Nezu S, Okamoto N, Morikawa M, Saeki K, Obayashi K, Tomioka K, Komatsu M, Iwamoto J, Kurumatani N
Journal of epidemiology / Japan Epidemiological Association   24(4) 259-266   2014   [Refereed]
Sakan H, Nakatani K, Asai O, Imura A, Tanaka T, Yoshimoto S, Iwamoto N, Kurumatani N, Iwano M, Nabeshima Y, Konishi N, Saito Y
PloS one   9(1) e86301   2014   [Refereed]
Morikawa M, Okamoto N, Kiuchi K, Tomioka K, Iwamoto J, Harano A, Saeki K, Fukusumi M, Hashimoto K, Amano N, Hazaki K, Yanagi M, Iki M, Yamada F, Kishimoto T, Kurumatani N
International journal of geriatric psychiatry   28 1251-1259   Dec 2013   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Iwamoto J, Okamoto N, Tomioka K, Nezu S, Ikada Y, Kurumatani N
Chronobiology international   31(4) 461-467   Oct 2013   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Iwamoto J, Ikada Y, Kurumatani N
Journal of affective disorders   151(1) 331-336   Oct 2013   [Refereed]
Fujita Y, Iki M, Tamaki J, Kouda K, Yura A, Kadowaki E, Sato Y, Moon JS, Tomioka K, Okamoto N, Kurumatani N
Bone   56(1) 61-66   Sep 2013   [Refereed]
Migita K, Takayama T, Saeki K, Matsumoto S, Wakatsuki K, Enomoto K, Tanaka T, Ito M, Kurumatani N, Nakajima Y
Annals of surgical oncology   20 2647-2654   Aug 2013   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Iwamoto J, Okamoto N, Tomioka K, Nezu S, Ikada Y, Kurumatani N
Hypertension research : official journal of the Japanese Society of Hypertension   36(8) 736-740   Aug 2013   [Refereed]
Kumagai S, Kurumatani N, Arimoto A, Ichihara G
Occupational and environmental medicine   70 508-510   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
Ichihashi S, Marugami N, Tanaka T, Iwakoshi S, Kurumatani N, Kitano S, Nogi A, Kichikawa K
Journal of vascular surgery   58(1) 66-72   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
Saeki K, Obayashi K, Iwamoto J, Tanaka Y, Tanaka N, Takata S, Kubo H, Okamoto N, Tomioka K, Nezu S, Kurumatani N
Journal of epidemiology and community health   67 484-490   Jun 2013   [Refereed]
Tomioka K, Ikeda H, Hanaie K, Morikawa M, Iwamoto J, Okamoto N, Saeki K, Kurumatani N
Quality of life research : an international journal of quality of life aspects of treatment, care and rehabilitation   22 1151-1159   Jun 2013   [Refereed]
Hirayama A, Torimoto K, Mastusita C, Okamoto N, Morikawa M, Tanaka N, Yoshida K, Fujimoto K, Hirao Y, Kurumatani N
The Journal of urology   189 980-986   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Iwamoto J, Okamoto N, Tomioka K, Nezu S, Ikada Y, Kurumatani N
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism   98 337-344   Jan 2013   [Refereed]
Zhou H, Tamura T, Kusaka Y, Suganuma N, Subhannachart P, Vijitsanguan C, Noisiri W, Hering KG, Akira M, Itoh H, Arakawa H, Ishikawa Y, Kumagai S, Kurumatani N
European journal of radiology   82 169-176   Jan 2013   [Refereed]
Okamoto N, Hisashige A, Tanaka Y, Kurumatani N
PloS one   8(4) e61721   2013   [Refereed]
Zhou H, Tamura T, Kusaka Y, Suganuma N, Subhannachart P, Vijitsanguan C, Noisiri W, Hering KG, Akira M, Itoh H, Arakawa H, Ishikawa Y, Kumagai S, Kurumatani N
European journal of radiology   81 4203-4210   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Obayashi K, Saeki K, Iwamoto J, Okamoto N, Tomioka K, Nezu S, Ikada Y, Kurumatani N
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism   97 4166-4173   Nov 2012   [Refereed]
Minematsu A, Hazaki K, Harano A, Iki M, Fujita Y, Okamoto N, Kurumatani N
Journal of clinical densitometry : the official journal of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry   15 343-350   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
Hirayama A, Torimoto K, Mastusita C, Okamoto N, Morikawa M, Tanaka N, Fujimoto K, Yoshida K, Hirao Y, Kurumatani N
Urology   80 71-76   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
Okamoto N, Tomioka K, Saeki K, Iwamoto J, Morikawa M, Harano A, Kurumatani N
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society   60 849-853   May 2012   [Refereed]
Takaya H, Uemura M, Fujimura Y, Matsumoto M, Matsuyama T, Kato S, Morioka C, Ishizashi H, Hori Y, Fujimoto M, Tsujimoto T, Kawaratani H, Toyohara M, Kurumatani N, Fukui H
Hepatology research : the official journal of the Japan Society of Hepatology   42 459-472   May 2012   [Refereed]
Tomioka K, Natori Y, Kumagai S, Kurumatani N
International archives of occupational and environmental health   84 959-967   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
Kouda K, Iki M, Fujita Y, Tamaki J, Yura A, Kadowaki E, Sato Y, Moon JS, Morikawa M, Tomioka K, Okamoto N, Kurumatani N
Bone   49 275-280   Aug 2011   [Refereed]
Saeki K, Okamoto N, Tomioka K, Obayashi K, Nishioka H, Ohara K, Kurumatani N
Journal of occupational health   53 356-364   2011   [Refereed]
Okamoto N, Morikawa M, Okamoto K, Habu N, Iwamoto J, Tomioka K, Saeki K, Yanagi M, Amano N, Kurumatani N
Behavioral and brain functions : BBF   6 77   Dec 2010   [Refereed]
Okamoto N, Morikawa M, Okamoto K, Habu N, Hazaki K, Harano A, Iwamoto J, Tomioka K, Saeki K, Kurumatani N
Brain research   1349 68-75   Aug 2010   [Refereed]
Increased risk of lung cancer mortality among residents near an asbestos product manufacturing plant.
Kumagai S, Kurumatani N, Tsuda T, Yorifuji T, Suzuki E
International journal of occupational and environmental health   16 268-278   Jul 2010   [Refereed]
Yamazaki Y, Imura A, Urakawa I, Shimada T, Murakami J, Aono Y, Hasegawa H, Yamashita T, Nakatani K, Saito Y, Okamoto N, Kurumatani N, Namba N, Kitaoka T, Ozono K, Sakai T, Hataya H, Ichikawa S, Imel EA, Econs MJ, Nabeshima Y
Biochemical and biophysical research communications   398 513-518   Jul 2010   [Refereed]
Iki M, Fujita Y, Tamaki J, Kouda K, Yura A, Kadowaki E, Sato Y, Moon JS, Okamoto N, Kurumatani N, Study Group for Functioning Capacity and Quality of Life in Elderly Japanese (Fujiwara-kyo Study Group)
BMC musculoskeletal disorders   10 165   Dec 2009   [Refereed]
Kumagai S, Kurumatani N
American journal of industrial medicine   52 790-798   Oct 2009   [Refereed]
Higashiura W, Kubota Y, Sakaguchi S, Kurumatani N, Nakamae M, Nishimine K, Kichikawa K
Journal of vascular surgery   49 645-652   Mar 2009   [Refereed]
Kurumatani N, Kumagai S
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine   178 624-629   Sep 2008   [Refereed]
Uemura M, Fujimura Y, Matsumoto M, Ishizashi H, Kato S, Matsuyama T, Isonishi A, Ishikawa M, Yagita M, Morioka C, Yoshiji H, Tsujimoto T, Kurumatani N, Fukui H
Thrombosis and haemostasis   99 1019-1029   Jun 2008   [Refereed]
Murayama T, Takahashi K, Natori Y, Kurumatani N
American journal of industrial medicine   49 1-7   Jan 2006   [Refereed]

Misc

 
OHARA Kenryo, SAEKI Keigo, KONOIKE Yoshizumi, OKAMOTO Nozomi, TOMIOKA Kimiko, NISHIOKA Hisayuki, KURUMATANI Norio
Sangyō eiseigaku zasshi = Journal of occupational health   54(2) 61-70   Mar 2012
Objective: More women in Japan continue to quit a job when they find out they are pregnant than in other industrialized countries. The purpose of this study was to clarify factors affecting the quitting rate among female workers who become ...
植村 直子, 山田 全啓, 畑下 博世, 有埜 みや子, 山下 典子, 角野 文彦, 佐伯 圭吾, 車谷 典男
日本公衆衛生雑誌   58(12) 1049-1055   Dec 2011
KURUMATANI Norio, KUMAGAI Shinji
Haigan   49(1) 63-68   Feb 2009   [Refereed][Invited]
Because asbestos has been extensively used in the world since the early 20th century, there are many factories which have now stopped handling asbestos and asbestos-containing products. Therefore an investigation on the range of the affected area ...
熊谷 信二, 松浦 良和, 車谷 典男
The journal of science of labour   85(4) 167-177   2009
KUMAGAI Shinji, KURUMATANI Norio
Earozoru Kenkyu   23(1) 5-9   Mar 2008
In this paper, we review epidemiological studies on the relationship between neighborhood asbestos exposure and risk of asbestos-related diseases. In other countries, several studies found that the risk of developing mesothelioma increased among t...
KUMAGAI Shinji, KURUMATANI Norio
Journal of occupational health   49(3) 77-88   May 2007
Routes of asbestos exposure consist of occupational and non-occupational exposures, and furthermore the latter is classified as para-occupational, neighborhood or true general environmental exposure. Consequently, in order to evaluate health risk ...
Kato Nobuhide, Takagi Keigo, Sasamoto Shuichi, Hata Yoshinobu, Sato Humitomo, Isobe Kazutoshi, Hasegawa Chikako, Mitsuda Aki, Hatori Tsutomu, Shibuya Kazutoshi, Kurumatani Norio, Ikeda Rie, Hiroshima Kenzo
Japanese Journal of Lung Cancer   46(4) 381-382   Aug 2006
アスベスト関連工場の近隣曝露により発症したと考えられる悪性胸膜中皮膜の1例を経験した.悪性胸膜中皮腫の発症原因に関しては職業歴だけではなく住居環境も含む生活歴聴取が必要である.
TAKAHASHI MIYUKI, HAYASHI HIDEKO, KURUMATANI NORIO, OKAMOTO YASUYUKI
Journal of Nara Medical Association   56(5) 229-234   Dec 2005
Slip-and-fall of inpatients is a frequent and risky accident. It is difficult for nursing to prevent these accidents because they often occur along with a patient's voluntary action. Intensive observation of the patients at risk based on estimatio...
ISHIZUKA RIKA, AMANO NOBUKO, OKAMOTO NOZOMI, MORITA NORIKO, SAEKI KEIGO, KURUMATANI NORIO
Journal of Nara Medical Association   56(1) 1-7   Feb 2005
The correlations of the intake of the following nutrients to the serum levels of total cholesterol (TCH), high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, and triglyceride (TG) were investigated in 249 female ...
AONO Maho, TAKAGI Kyouko, SASAGAWA Izumi, MATSUI Noriko, TANAKA Kimiko, FUJITA Hisako, KURUMATANI Norio
Japanese journal of maternal health.   45(4) 530-539   Jan 2005
A survey was conducted to evaluate the effect on the husband's emotions of witnessing the birth of his child. Anonymous self-administered questionnaires were filled out by the husbands of women who underwent vaginal deliveries over a 5-month prior...
KURUMATANI Norio
医学教育   35(5)    Oct 2004
NOTANI Masako, MORITA Noriko, OKAWA Naoko, SATO Hideko, YAMAMOTO Eiko, YAGYU Yoshihiko, KURUMATANI Norio
Japanese journal of school health   46(4) 386-394   Oct 2004
KURUMATANI N., ONO Y.
産業衛生学雑誌 = Journal of occupational health   46    Mar 2004
MATSUSHIMA Noriko, MORITA Noriko, OGATA Nozomi, SAEKI Keigo, MATSUDA Ryozo, KURUMATANI Norio
Nippon Eiseigaku Zasshi (Japanese Journal of Hygiene)   57(4) 674-681   Jan 2003
Objectives: To investigate the diurnal rhythm of live births labored spontaneously, and the effects of obstetric intervention on birth time distributions.<br>Methods: The data of live births tabulated by time (one-hour intervals), date and birthpl...
Radiology   228(2) 501-505   2003
AMANO Nobuko, OGATA Nozomi, MORITA Noriko, SAEKI Keigo, NOTANI Masako, KOMUKAI Hideki, AZUMA Yuko, MATSUDA Ryozo, KURUMATANI Norio
Jpn J Public Health   49(4) 332-343   Apr 2002
Objectives Health education for residents is now common, but only a few studies of its effects have been made. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of nutrition education for residents on intake of lipid-related nutrient...
OTANI Takeshi, FUJIMOTO Kiyohide, YOSHIDA Katsunori, OZONO Seiichiro, HIRAO Yoshihiko, OKAJIMA Eigoro, HAYASHI Yoshiki, KURUMATANI Norio
The Japanese Journal of Urology   93(1) 20-27   Jan 2002
(Purpose) We studied how transition zone index (TZ index) influenced the therapeutic efficacy of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). In addition, we retrospectively investigated the availability of TZ index in selection of the more effective thera...
KURUMATANI Norio
日本衞生學雜誌   56(1)    Apr 2001
KASUGA Ayako, GENTA Naoji, YAOKU Yasuaki, TOYODA Takeshi, MATSUDA Ryozo, KURUMATANI Norio
The journal of science of labour   77(8) 318-325   2001
Time trends in the mortality rates for tobacco-and alcohol-related cancers within the oral cavity and pharynx in Japan, 1950-94(共著)
J Epidemiology      1999
A historical cohort mortality study of workers exposed to asbestos in a refitting shipyard(共著)
Industrial Health      1999
Active and passive exposure status to tobacco smoke of department store employees measured by cotinine ELISA(共著)
Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine   3(2) 83-8   1998
Prognostic value of nm23 protein expression in renal cell carcinomas(共著)
Oncology   55 370-6   1998
KAWANO Takahiro, NISHIURA Kimiaki, KURUMATANI Norio, DOHI Yoshiko, YONEMASU Kunio, KANAUCHI Masao, DOHI Kazuhiro
Journal of the Japan Diabetes Society   40(10) 659-663   Oct 1997
To investigate a possible relationship between diabetes mellitus and the incidence of colon cancer, a cross-sectional study was performed. The subjects were 391 patients (235 males, 156 females, average age 61 years) who had been examined by total...
KIRITA Tadaaki, ZHENG Yan, KURUMATANI Norio, SHIMOOKA Hisashi, KAMIKAIDO Noriaki, OKAMOTO Masumi, OHGI Kazuhiko, YAMAMOTO Kazuhiko, YAMANAKA Yasutsugu, YONEMASU Kunio, SUGIMURA Masahito
Journal of Oral Surgery Society of Japan   43(3) 140-147   Mar 1997
Global epidemiological studies have shown that oral cancer is one of the five commonest cancers in males, excluding skin cancer, on the basis of incidence, mortality, and relative frequency data. However, the prevalence of oral cancer varies among...
TANI Naoto, NAKANO Mamoru, ICHIKAWA Noriko, IMAI Shunsuke, KURUMATANI Norio, DOHI Yoshiko, YONEMASU Kunio, MATSUNAGA Takeshi, YOSHIOKA Akira
臨床とウイルス   24(4) 299-304   Oct 1996
KURUMATANI Norio, MATSUKURA Katsuyo, BOKU Chie, KITAUCHI Satomi, SAKAGUCHI Rika, KAMIYA Kyoko, KATAOKA Miyoko, MOTOYAMA Miki, MIYATA Hideko, ZHENG Yan, YOSHIOKA Nobuo, YONEMASU Kunio
Japanese journal of public health   42(8) 542-552   Aug 1995
KURUMATANI Norio, BOKU Chie, MATSUKURA Katsuyo, KITAUCHI Satomi, SAKAGUCHI Rika, KAMIYA Kyoko, MOTOYAMA Miki, KATAOKA Miyoko, MIYATA Hideko, YOSHIOKA Nobuo, ZHENG Yan, YONEMASU Kunio
Japanese journal of public health   42(5) 330-337   May 1995
KUMAGAI Shinji, KURUMATANI Norio, NAKACHI Shigeharu, NAKAGIRI Shingo, HARA Kunio
Japanese journal of industrial health   35(6) 540-549   Nov 1993
The amount of water supply in Japan was 16 billion ton as of 1989. Water from rivers and other sources is purified, sterilized and then supplied to the residents through conduits. When conduits are accidentally damaged, they must be repaired by th...
KUMAGAI Shinji, NAKACHI Shigeharu, KURUMATANI Norio, NAKAGIRI Shingo, KATAOKA Akihiko
Japanese journal of industrial health   35(3) 178-187   May 1993
Asbestos cement pipes (ACPs) containing 15 to 20% chrysotile or crocidolite have been used for underground conduits. Even today 16.2% of all conduits in Japan are ACPs, though the production of ACPs was suspended in 1985. When such a conduit is ac...
KURUMATANI Norio, TAJIMA Takaoki, MATSUURA Yoshikazu, DEJIMA Makihiko, MORIYAMA Tadashige
Japanese journal of industrial health   34(1) 44-45   Jan 1992
Aerobic capacity of forestry workers and physical demands of forestry operations(共著)
Eur J Appl Physiol   64    1992
KODA Shigeki, HISASHIGE Akinori, OGAWA Takanori, KURUMATANI Norio, DEJIMA Makihiko, MIYAKITA Takashi, KODERA Ryosei, HAMADA Hirohisa, NAKAGIRI Shingo, AOYAMA Hideyasu
Japanese journal of industrial health   33(5) 410-422   Sep 1991
Recently medical services and nursing system are being reformed due to high medical costs and shortage of clinical nurses. The shortage of clinical nurses influences not only their working conditions but also their own health problems. In European...
Usefulness of fingertip skin temperature for examining peripheral circulatory disturbances of vibrating tool operators(共著)
Scand J Work Environ Health   12    1986
KURUMATANI Norio, IKI Masayuki, KATAGI Kenichi
Japanese journal of industrial health   26(5) 389-396   Sep 1984
To clarify the association of occupational cervicobrachial disorder (OCD), with labor conditions, and personal situation, a questionnaire study was conducted among nursery school teachers. The questionnaire was composed of subjective symptoms rela...
IKI Masayuki, HIRATA Kuniaki, KURUMATANI Norio, MORIYAMA Tadashige
Japanese journal of industrial health   26(3) 230-231   May 1984
KURUMATANI Norio, OGOSHI Kumiko, AOKI Yoshinari, MORIYAMA Tadashige, TOMII Shosuke
Japanese journal of industrial health   23(3) 310-311   May 1981
Progression of retinopathy long after cessation of chloroquine therapy(共著)
The Lancet   8131(I)    1979

Books etc

 
Asbestos Disaster Lessons from Japan’s Experience
Springer   2011   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2009 - 2011    Investigator(s): Masayuki IKI
The present study aimed to clarity risk factors of osteoporotic fractures and the effects of fractures and coronary risk factors on mortality in a population-based cohort of 2159 elderly Japanese men. Predictors for fractures appeared to be low bo...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
Project Year: 2009 - 2011    Investigator(s): Norio OBATA
This study examined asbestos injury and relief, compensation, and prevention system in Asia by interdisciplinary inclusive approach. The results of this study are 3 points. Firstly, we researched and clarified the present situation of asbestos pro...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2008 - 2010    Investigator(s): Shinji KUMAGAI
We investigated whether individuals exposed to asbestos by living near asbestos-manufacturing plants experienced increased asbestos related disease mortality in three areas. First cohort study showed that lung cancer mortality was significantly in...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2008 - 2010    Investigator(s): Norio KURUMATANI
This study investigated the incidence of patients' violence toward healthcare workers and its psychological influences. We collected complete answers from 953 doctors, 6987 nurses, 1663 nursing-support workers, and 2254 clerks for analysis. Preval...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2007 - 2009    Investigator(s): Yukinori KUSAKA