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Segregation analysis of esophageal cancer in a moderately high-incidence area of northern China.
- W. Zhang, J. Bailey-Wilson, +6 authors M. Wu
- Medicine, Biology
- American journal of human genetics
- 1 July 2000
In order to explore the mode of inheritance of esophageal cancer in a moderately high-incidence area of northern China, we conducted a pedigree survey on 225 patients affected by esophageal cancer in… Expand
Genetic variants in three genes and smoking show strong associations with susceptibility to exudative age-related macular degeneration in a Chinese population.
BACKGROUND The present study was undertaken to replicate the associations of representative polymorphisms in three genes (complement factor H (CFH), complement factor B (BF) and HtrA serine peptidase… Expand
[Prevalence of trachoma in rural primary school children in Tengzhou City of Shandong Province in China].
- L. Wang, B. Wang, +4 authors Ling-di Yang
- [Zhonghua yan ke za zhi] Chinese journal of…
- 1 May 2010
OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence of trachoma and its risk factors in rural primary school children in Tengzhou City of Shandong Province. METHODS In this cross-sectional population-based… Expand
The prevention of silicosis and prediction of its future prevalence in China.
We studied the effects of preventive and therapeutic interventions on the 18-year cumulative incidence of silicosis of 26,603 dust-exposed workers in seven Chinese mines and industrial plants.… Expand
Increased airways responsiveness in swine farmers.
A respiratory questionnaire, pulmonary function tests, and an examination of airways responsiveness were conducted on 20 swine farmers and 20 control subjects. The swine farmers represented almost… Expand
[Prevalence of visual impairment and blindness in older adults in rural Shandong Province].
OBJECTIVE To describe the prevalence of visual impairment/blindness among older adults aged > or = 50 years in rural populations in Shandong Province, China. METHODS Population-based,… Expand
[Causes of moderate to severe visual impairment and blindness in population aged 50 years or more in rural Shandong province].
OBJECTIVE To investigate the etiological spectrum of moderate to severe visual impairment and blindness in population aged 50 years or more in rural Shandong province, China. METHODS A population… Expand
Soluble guanylate cyclase contribute genetic susceptibility to essential hypertension in the Han Chinese population.
Background Animal study found that soluble guanylate cyclase (sGC) plays an important role in development of hypertension (HT) by affecting the NO-sGC-CGMP signaling pathway. This study aims to… Expand
Urban–Rural Disparities in Informal Care Intensity of Adult Daughters and Daughters-in-Law for Elderly Parents from 1993–2015: Evidence from a National Study in China
The Chinese population is ageing and the burden of caregiving for elderly on society is getting heavier. With formal long-term care system underdeveloped, informal care provided by family members… Expand