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- Akiko Nanri; Kengo Nakamoto; Nobuaki Sakamoto; Teppei Imai; Shamima Akter; Daisuke Nonaka; Tetsuya Mizoue
- Clinical nutrition 2017 v.36 pp. 1288-1293
- blood serum; business enterprises; case-control studies; confidence interval; human resources; influenza; odds ratio; protein binding; questionnaires; regression analysis; risk; vaccination; vitamin D; winter; Japan
- ... Several intervention studies have examined the effect of vitamin D supplementation on influenza or influenza-like illness, but their results have been inconsistent. We prospectively examined the association of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D with influenza among Japanese workers.We conducted a nested case-control study in a cohort of workers in 4 companies in the Kanto and Tokai areas of Japan. Physicia ...
- Kazumasa Yamagishi; Ai Ikeda; Choy-Lye Chei; Hiroyuki Noda; Mitsumasa Umesawa; Renzhe Cui; Isao Muraki; Tetsuya Ohira; Hironori Imano; Tomoko Sankai; Takeo Okada; Takeshi Tanigawa; Akihiko Kitamura; Masahiko Kiyama; Hiroyasu Iso
- Clinical nutrition 2017 v.36 pp. 793-797
- alpha-linolenic acid; biomarkers; blood serum; case-control studies; confidence interval; dementia; docosahexaenoic acid; eicosapentaenoic acid; neurons; odds ratio; omega-3 fatty acids; risk
- ... It has been hypothesized that ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids have anti-atherosclerotic and neuronal protective functions and may benefit prevention of dementia, but the epidemiological evidence, especially for α-linolenic acid, is quite limited. The aim of this study was to examine whether serum ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids are associated with risk of dementia.We performed an intracohort case– ...