Ignatius Tak Sun Yu

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BACKGROUND The American Diabetes Association and World Health Organization have recently adopted the HbA1c measurement as one method of diagnostic criteria for diabetes. The change in diagnostic criteria has important implications for diabetes treatment and prevention. We therefore investigate diabetes using HbA1c and glucose criteria together, and assess(More)
BACKGROUND Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is a major concern in the non-manufacturing industries. This study aimed to investigate the occupational noise exposure and the NIHL among Chinese restaurant workers and entertainment employees working in the service industry in Hong Kong. METHODS This cross-sectional survey involved a total of 1,670(More)
This study was to investigate the association between dietary patterns and rhinitis in primary school children. 1,599 students without rhinitis at baseline survey were selected from a primary school children cohort. Information on food consumption, respiratory symptoms, and confounders was collected using questionnaires. Dietary patterns were defined using(More)
M ost of us have the experience of travelling on aeroplanes and are impressed by the cleanliness and orderliness of the cabin that welcome us together with the friendly and smiling faces of the aircrew every time we board an aeroplane. The cleanliness and order-liness of the cabin are the results of the hard work of heroes behind the scene— the aircraft(More)
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