Publications


Effect of evacuation on liver function after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident: The Fukushima Health Management Survey.
J Epidemiol 2017 Apr 27;27(4):180-185. Epub 2017 Jan 27.
Radiation Medical Science Center for the Fukushima Health Management Survey, Fukushima, Japan; Department of Gastroenterology, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan.



Regulation of pairing between broken DNA-containing chromatin regions by Ku80, DNA-PKcs, ATM, and 53BP1.
Sci Rep 2017 Feb 3;7:41812. Epub 2017 Feb 3.
Department of Radiation Biology and Protection, Atomic Bomb Disease Institute, Nagasaki University, 1-12-4 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852-8523, Japan.

Pediatric computed tomography practice in Japanese university hospitals from 2008-2010: did it differ from German practice?
J Radiat Res 2017 Jan 29;58(1):135-141. Epub 2016 Jul 29.
Department of Radioisotope Medicine, Atomic Bomb Disease Institute, Nagasaki University, 1-12-4 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852-8523, Japan

Evacuation after the Great East Japan Earthquake was associated with poor dietary intake: The Fukushima Health Management Survey.
J Epidemiol 2017 Jan 15;27(1):14-23. Epub 2016 Nov 15.
Department of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan; Radiation Medical Science Center for the Fukushima Health Management Survey, Fukushima, Japan.


Evacuation and Risk of Hypertension After the Great East Japan Earthquake: The Fukushima Health Management Survey.
Hypertension 2016 Sep 1;68(3):558-64. Epub 2016 Aug 1.
From the Radiation Medical Science Center for the Fukushima Health Management Survey (T.O., M.H., S.Y., H. Satoh, H. Suzuki, A.S., A.O., Y.K., A.T., S.H., K.K., S.Y., M.A.) and Department of Public Health School of Medicine (S.Y.), Fukushima Medical University, Japan; Department of Epidemiology (T.O.), Department of Pediatrics (M.H., Y.K.), Department of Diabetology, Endocrinology, and Metabolism (H. Satoh), Department of Cardiology and Hematology (H. Suzuki), Department of Radiation Life Sciences (A.S.), Department of Radiation Health Management (A.O.), and Department of Gastroenterology and Rheumatology (A.T.), Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Japan; Department of Epidemiology, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan (K.O.); Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan (G.K.); Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine, Hiroshima University, Japan (K.K.); and Atomic Bomb Disease Institute, Nagasaki University, Japan (S.Y.).



The First Meeting of the WHO Guideline Development Group for the Revision of the WHO 1999 Guidelines for Iodine Thyroid Blocking.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 2016 Sep;171(1):47-56
Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health, World Health Organization, 20 avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva-27, Switzerland.


Comparison of childhood thyroid cancer prevalence among 3 areas based on external radiation dose after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident: The Fukushima health management survey.
Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Aug;95(35):e4472
aRadiation Medical Science Center for the Fukushima Health Management Survey, Fukushima Medical University bDepartment of Epidemiology cDepartment of Public Health dDepartment of Radiation Health Management eDepartment of Thyroid and Endocrinology fDepartment of Laboratory Medicine gDepartment of Radiation Physics and Chemistry hDepartment of Radiation Life Sciences, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima iAtomic Bomb Disease Institute, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan.

Comparison of childhood thyroid cancer prevalence among 3 areas based on external radiation dose after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident: The Fukushima health management survey.
Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Aug;95(35):e4472
aRadiation Medical Science Center for the Fukushima Health Management Survey, Fukushima Medical University bDepartment of Epidemiology cDepartment of Public Health dDepartment of Radiation Health Management eDepartment of Thyroid and Endocrinology fDepartment of Laboratory Medicine gDepartment of Radiation Physics and Chemistry hDepartment of Radiation Life Sciences, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima iAtomic Bomb Disease Institute, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan.


Effect of Evacuation on Body Weight After the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Am J Prev Med 2016 May 7;50(5):553-60. Epub 2015 Dec 7.
Radiation Medical Science Center for the Fukushima Health Management Survey, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan.


Targeted Foxe1 Overexpression in Mouse Thyroid Causes the Development of Multinodular Goiter But Does Not Promote Carcinogenesis.
Endocrinology 2016 May 16;157(5):2182-95. Epub 2016 Mar 16.
Departments of Radiation Medical Sciences (A.N., M.M., K.S., S.Y., N.M.), Radiation Molecular Epidemiology (V.S., S.Y.), Molecular Medicine (M.S., Y.N.), Global Health, Medicine and Welfare (T.R.), and Department of Tumor and Diagnostic Pathology (M.N.), Atomic Bomb Disease Institute, Nagasaki University; Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (A.N.); and Nagasaki University Research Centre for Genomic Instability and Carcinogenesis (N.M.), Nagasaki 852-8523, Japan; Laboratory of Morphology of Endocrine System (T.B.), State Institution V.P. Komisarenko Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism of Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv 254114, Ukraine; and Department of Medicine and Molecular Science (N.S., M.Y.), Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi, Gunma 371-8511, Japan.







Major Factors Affecting Incidence of Childhood Thyroid Cancer in Belarus after the Chernobyl Accident: Do Nitrates in Drinking Water Play a Role?
PLoS One 2015 23;10(9):e0137226. Epub 2015 Sep 23.
The International fund "Help for patients with radiation-induced thyroid cancer "Arnica", Minsk, Belarus; Clinic and Polyclinic of Nuclear Medicine, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany.


Bipolarization of Risk Perception about the Health Effects of Radiation in Residents after the Accident at Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant.
PLoS One 2015 9;10(6):e0129227. Epub 2015 Jun 9.
Department of Global Health, Medicine, and Welfare, Atomic Bomb Disease Institute, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki 8528523, Japan.




Systematic determination of thyroid volume by ultrasound examination from infancy to adolescence in Japan: the Fukushima Health Management Survey.
Endocr J 2015 15;62(3):261-8. Epub 2015 Jan 15.
Radiation Medical Science Center for the Fukushima Health Management Survey, Fukushima Medical University; Department of Thyroid and Endocrinology, School of Medicine, Japan.


Measurement of individual doses of radiation by personal dosimeter is important for the return of residents from evacuation order areas after nuclear disaster.
PLoS One 2015 25;10(3):e0121990. Epub 2015 Mar 25.
Department of Global Health, Medicine and Welfare, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan.

Factors associated with nurses' intention to leave their jobs after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power plant accident.
PLoS One 2015 27;10(3):e0122389. Epub 2015 Mar 27.
Department of Global Health, Medicine, and Welfare, Atomic Bomb Disease Institute, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan.



Low VHL mRNA expression is associated with more aggressive tumor features of papillary thyroid carcinoma.
PLoS One 2014 9;9(12):e114511. Epub 2014 Dec 9.
School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia; Department of Surgical Oncology, Institute of Oncology and Radiology of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia.

Life as an evacuee after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident is a cause of polycythemia: the Fukushima Health Management Survey.
BMC Public Health 2014 Dec 23;14:1318. Epub 2014 Dec 23.
Department of Radiation Life Sciences, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima 960-1295, Japan.



Morphological difference in adult thyroid papillary carcinoma between Japan and Ukraine.
Endocr J 2014 20;61(12):1221-8. Epub 2014 Sep 20.
Department of Pathology, Clinical Research Center, National Hospital Organization Nagasaki Medical Center, Omura 856-8562, Japan.



How lifestyle affects health--changes in health status before and after the earthquake.
Fukushima J Med Sci 2014 20;60(2):211-2. Epub 2014 Dec 20.
Department of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Fukushima Medical University; Radiation Medical Science Prefectural Health Management Center.



Ultrasonographic thyroid nodular findings in Japanese children.
J Med Ultrason (2001) 2013 Jul 18;40(3):219-24. Epub 2013 May 18.
Department of Global Health, Medicine and Welfare, Atomic Bomb Disease Institute, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan.


Urinary iodine concentrations of pregnant women in Ukraine.
Clin Chem Lab Med 2013 Apr;51(4):811-6
Department of Global Health, Medicine and Welfare, Atomic Bomb Disease Institute, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1-12-4 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 8528523, Japan


Functional characterization of the novel BRAF complex mutation, BRAF(V600delinsYM) , identified in papillary thyroid carcinoma.
Int J Cancer 2013 Feb 21;132(3):738-43. Epub 2012 Jul 21.
Department of Radiation Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan.


Environmental contamination and external radiation dose rates from radionuclides released from the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 2012 Sep 13;151(3):537-45. Epub 2012 Apr 13.
Department of Global Health, Medical, and Welfare, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1-12-4 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852-8523, Japan.



Copy number alteration and uniparental disomy analysis categorizes Japanese papillary thyroid carcinomas into distinct groups.
PLoS One 2012 30;7(4):e36063. Epub 2012 Apr 30.
Department of Radiation Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Nagasaki, Japan.

Paediatric CT scan usage and referrals of children to computed tomography in Germany--a cross-sectional survey of medical practice and awareness of radiation related health risks among physicians.
BMC Health Serv Res 2012 Feb 25;12:47. Epub 2012 Feb 25.
Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University Medical Center, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Obere Zahlbacher Str, 69, 55131 Mainz, Germany.

OF