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衛生学2016

We conduct studies on health protection and promotion in working populations, especially aiming to clarify mechanisms underlying the relations of working conditions or job characteristics to lifestyles or lifestyle diseases, psychosocial work stress or mental health problems, and musculoskeletal disorders, and to establish the measures for preventing those diseases. In addtion, we carry out studies on the health effects of environmental cadmium exposure.

Contact Information

TEL: 076-218-8101 +81-76-218-8101 / FAX: 076-218-8214 / Email: hygiene@kanazawa-med.ac.jp

Faculty

Professor and Chair

  • ISHIZAKI Masao

Associate Professor

  • SAKURAI Masaru

Assistant Professor

  • HORI Kaori

Technician

  • YAMAZAKI Michiko

Research Achievements

Research Activities

  • Ishizaki M, Suwazono Y, Kido T, Nishijo M, Honda R, Kobayashi E, Nogawa K, Nakagawa H. Estimation of biological half-life of urinary cadmium in inhabitants after cessation of environmental cadmium pollution using a mixed linear model.
    Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess 2015, 11:1-4
  • Yamada Y, Noborisaka Y, Ishizaki M, Yamazaki M, Honda R, Yokoyama H, Kakuma T. Different association of cigarette smoking with GFR estimated from serum creatinine and that from serum cystatin C in the general population. Clin Exp Nephrol 2015, 19:669-677
  • Ishizaki M, Kawakami N, Honda R, Yamada Y, Nakagawa H and Morikawa Y. A prospective study of psychosocial work characteristics and long sick leave of Japanese male employees in multiple workplaces. Ind Health 2013, 51:398-405
  • Noborisaka Y, Ishizaki M, Yamada Y, Honda R, Yokoyama H, Miyao M and Tabata M. The effects of continuing and discontinuing smoking on the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in middle-aged healthy workers. Environ Health Prev Med 2013, 18:24-32, DOI 10.1007/s12199-012-0285-7.
  • Noborisaka Y, Ishizaki M, Nakata M, Yamada Y, Honda R, Yokoyama H, Miyao M and Tabata M. Cigarette smoking, proteinuria, and renal function in middle-aged Japanese men from an occupational population. Environ Health Prev Med 2012, 17:147-156, DOI 10.1007/s12199-011-0234-x.

External Research Funding

  • Noboriska Y. KAKENHI, a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 2012 - 2014 "Studies on the characteristics and implications of chronic kidney disease (CKD) signs in smokers"
  • Ishizaki M. KAKENHI, a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 2011 - 2013 "The effects of psychosocial work stress on the occurrence of occupational injury"
  • Yamada Y. KAKENHI, a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 2010 - 2012 "The effects of continuing and discontinuing smoking on the renal function in middle-aged healthy Japanese men and women"
  • Ishizaki M. KAKENHI, a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 2011 - 2013 " Relationship between socioeconomic status and absenteeism・presenteeism"
  • Yamada Y. KAKENHI, a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 2008 - 2010 "The effects of alcohol and cigarette consumption on blood pressure and the renal function in middle-aged healthy Japanese men"