Important Announcements:
Journal of Health Science (JHS) has been succeeded into the Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin (BPB) from January 1, 2012.
BPB: http://bpb.pharm.or.jp/

Papers that were eligible for submission to JHS are now eligible for submission to either the main succession journal BPB or CPB.
Submission: https://www.editorialmanager.com/cpb-bpb/

Previous articles that had appeared in JHS before December 31, 2011 are available on http://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/browse/jhs/.

The honored articles as Best Paper Award in JHS are listed below.

For the purpose of reference, previous JHS home page is linked at http://jhs.pharm.or.jp/.


Best Paper Award in JHS (2003–2011)
●Journal of Health Science Best Paper Award 2011
Title: Cell-specific Synergic Effect of Cimicifugoside on Cytotoxicity of Methotrexate
Authors: Ayako Yawata, Saki Kimura, Misato Matsushita, Takehiro Mochizuki, Toshiyuki Chikuma, Hiroshi Hojo and Yasumitsu Ogra
[J. Health Sci., Vol.57 No.4,pp.350-355(2011)]

●Journal of Health Science Best Paper Award 2010
Title: Promotion of Anchorage-independent Growth by Cytoplasmic and Nuclear Histone Deacetylase 9
Authors: Takayuki Yura, Hiroshi Hashizume, Eiko Suzuki, Masayoshi Imagawa, Shigehiro Osada
[J. Health Sci., Vol.56 No.5,pp.581-588(2010)]

●Journal of Health Science Best Paper Award 2009
Title: Nanoparticles Transferred from Pregnant Mice to Their Offspring Can Damage the Genital and Cranial Nerve Systems
Authors: Ken Takeda, Ken-ichiro Suzuki, Aki Ishihara, Miyoko Kubo-Irie, Rie Fujimoto, Masako Tabata, Shigeru Oshio, Yoshimasa Nihei, Tomomi Ihara, and Masao Sugamata
[J. Health Sci., Vol.55 No.1,pp.95-102(2009)]

●Journal of Health Science Best Paper Award 2008
Title: Piperine, a Pepper Ingredient, Improves the Hepatic Increase in Free Fatty Acids Caused by 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin
Authors: Takumi Ishida, Mizuho Ishizaki, Shiho Tsutsumi, Yuji Ishii, and Hideyuki Yamada
[J. Health Sci., Vol.54 No.5,pp.551-558(2008)]

●Journal of Health Science Best Paper Award 2007
Title: Estrogenic/Antiestrogenic Activities of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Their Monohydroxylated Derivatives by Yeast Two-Hybrid Assay
Authors: Kazuichi Hayakawa, Yu Onoda, Chihiro Tachikawa, Shinzo Hosoi, Morio Yoshita, Sang Woon Chung, Ryoichi Kizu, Akira Toriba, Takayuki Kameda, and Ning Tang
[J. Health Sci., Vol.53 No.5,pp.562-570(2007)]

●Journal of Health Science Best Paper Award 2006
Title: Suppression of Amphibian Metamorphosis by Bisphenol A and Related Chemical Substances
Authors: Yasushi Goto, Shigeyuki Kitamura, Keiko Kashiwagi, Ken Oofusa, Osamu Tooi, Katsutoshi Yoshizato, Jin Sato, Shigeru Ohta, and Akihiko Kashiwagi
[J. Health Sci., Vol.52 No.2,pp.160-168(2006)]

●Journal of Health Science Best Paper Award 2005
Title: Characteristics of Circadian Gene Expressions in Mice White Adipose Tissue and 3T3-L1 Adipocytes
Authors: Toshinori Aoyagi, Shigeki Shimba, and Masakatsu Tezuka
[J. Health Sci., Vol.51 No.1, pp.21-32 (2005)]

●Journal of Health Science Best Paper Award 2004
Title: Mechanism Underlying the Aluminum-Induced Stimulation of Bone Nodule Formation by Rat Calvarial Osteoblasts
Authors: Hiroyuki Kaneki, Keiko Ishibashi, Minoru Kurokawa, Masaki Fujieda, Michiaki Kiriu, Shigeki Mizuochi, and Hayao Ide
[J. Health Sci., Vol.50 No.1, pp.47-57 (2004)]

●Journal of Health Science Best Paper Award 2003
Title:Metabolic Activation of Proestrogenic Diphenyl and Related Compounds by Rat Liver; Microsomes
Authors: Shigeyuki Kitamura, Seigo Sanoh, Ryuki Kohta, Tomoharu Suzuki, Kazumi Sugihara, Nariaki Fujimoto, and Shigeru Ohta
[J. Health Sci., Vol.49 No.4, pp.298-310 (2003)]