Tohoku University's Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization and OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd. have started joint research to clarify the relationship between test values ​​obtained by monitoring daily life and diseases such as hypertension.

 In this study, as part of the Tohoku Medical Megabank Project implemented by the Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization, 5,000 participants in the study were asked to balance urinary sodium and potassium (balance of salt and vegetable and fruit intake) and physical activity.・ Have your sleep measured by yourself for 10 days.The survey is a "cohort survey" that tracks the target population for a certain period of time, and is scheduled for March 30.

 By examining the relationship between the obtained data and measured values ​​such as home blood pressure, and by conducting a comprehensive analysis that takes into account various factors such as genetic information and lifestyle-related information, "measure by yourself and create by yourself". It aims to build a foundation for a "healthy society."

 The Tohoku Medical Megabank Project aims to improve the health condition of the affected areas and establish next-generation medical care and prevention in consideration of genetic and environmental factors by conducting health surveys in areas affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake.In this plan, Tohoku University and Iwate Medical University collaborated to conduct a first-stage cohort survey of 15 people in Miyagi and Iwate prefectures.

 From 29, a detailed secondary survey will be conducted to investigate the subsequent health status of the participants in the cohort survey, and this joint research will be conducted in conjunction with this survey.

 Through joint research, it is possible to acquire highly accurate lifestyle-related information and contribute to the development of appropriate preventive and therapeutic methods according to the individual constitution.In addition, these data will be managed by the biobank of the Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization, and will be used by researchers nationwide for research on individualized prevention and treatment in the future.

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