Jenny Chen

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Sexual dimorphism in body weight, fat distribution, and metabolic disease has been attributed largely to differential effects of male and female gonadal hormones. Here, we report that the number of X chromosomes within cells also contributes to these sex differences. We employed a unique mouse model, known as the "four core genotypes," to distinguish(More)
The application of data fusion techniques for combining the results of similarity searches of chemical databases has been shown to improve search performance. When used to combine the results of searches using different similarity coefficients, the optimum combination is dependent on the size, in terms of substructural fragments present, of the molecules(More)
Mobile data usage is on the rise globally. In emerging regions, mobile data is particularly expensive and suffers from the lack of price and data usage transparency needed to make informed decisions about Internet use. To measure and address this problem, we designed <i>SmartBrowse</i>, an Internet proxy system that shows mobile data usage information and(More)
BACKGROUND A pilot cardiovascular disease prevention project was implemented in the inner-city West Midlands. It was evaluated by comparing its effectiveness to a control group where full implementation was delayed by a year. METHODS Cardiovascular risk factor data were extracted on all untreated patients 35 to 74 years old from electronic medical(More)
The incidence and cost of nonmelanoma skin cancers are skyrocketing. Five million cases cost $8.1 billion in 2011. The average cost of treatment per patient increased from $1000 in 2006 to $1600 in 2011. We present a study of the economics and costs of skin cancer management in Medicare patients. METHODS We studied data released by the Centers for(More)
BACKGROUND We describe the second largest contemporary series of flaps used in thoracic reconstruction. METHODS A retrospective review of patients undergoing thoracomyoplasty from 2001 to 2013 was conducted. Ninety-one consecutive patients were identified. RESULTS Thoracomyoplasty was performed for 67 patients with intrathoracic indications and 24(More)
BACKGROUND The Affordable Care Act (ACA) aims to expand coverage to the uninsured, improve quality, and contain costs. The goal of this study was to ascertain how plastic surgeons perceive the ACA. METHODS An electronic questionnaire was e-mailed to members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons between May and June 2014. The survey was anonymous and(More)
OBJECTIVE The goal of this trial is to evaluate a novel intervention designed to improve post-hospitalization support for older adults with chronic conditions via: (a) direct tailored communication to patients using regular automated calls post discharge, (b) support for informal caregivers outside of the patient's household via structured automated(More)
When the Digital Evidence Search Kit (DESK) was first used in Mainland China, it was found to be inadequate because it did not support criminal investigations involving popular Internet applications such as QQ, MSN and Foxmail. This paper discusses the enhancements made to DESK to conduct forensic analyses of QQ, MSN and Foxmail. 1. Introduction The Digital(More)
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