Jun-E Tan

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Data from Asian populations on dietary and lifestyle factors associated with Parkinson's disease are sparse. In 1993-2005, the authors examined these factors in relation to Parkinson's disease in the Singapore Chinese Health Study, a prospective cohort of 63,257 Chinese men and women. Baseline data were collected through in-person interviews using(More)
BACKGROUND Prospective studies on lipids and risk of Parkinson's disease (PD) in Asian populations are sparse. This study prospectively examined the associations between dietary cholesterol and major fatty acids, and risk of PD among the Chinese in Singapore. METHODS This study used data from the Singapore Chinese Health Study, a population-based(More)
A young Chinese male was admitted for a generalised tonic-clonic seizure preceded by a week-long history of fever. Subsequently, he developed continuous myoclonic jerks in all four limbs, with clear left sided predominance, and no accompanying clouding of consciousness. Contrast MRI of the brain demonstrated a venous angioma in the right cingulate gyrus.(More)
Data from Asian populations on dietary and lifestyle factors associated with Parkinson's disease are sparse. In 1993–2005, the authors examined these factors in relation to Parkinson's disease in the Singapore Chinese Health Study, a prospective cohort of 63,257 Chinese men and women. Baseline data were collected through in-person interviews using(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the patterns of early and delayed hypoxic damage to the brain parenchyma. METHODS This paper reports a case with interesting clinical course and MRI brain changes in a patient following a single hypoxic-anoxic exposure after an alcoholic binge. RESULTS Bilaterally symmetrical putaminal necrosis was noted in the initial MRI, but(More)
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