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Status of Hypertension in China: Results From the China Hypertension Survey, 2012–2015
Background: Although the prevalence of hypertension (HTN) continues to increase in developing countries, including China, recent data are lacking. A nationwide survey was conducted from October 2012… Expand
The Great 2008 Chinese Ice Storm: Its Socioeconomic–Ecological Impact and Sustainability Lessons Learned
Abstract Extreme events often expose vulnerabilities of socioeconomic infrastructures and point to directions of much-needed policy change. Integrated impact assessment of such events can lead to… Expand
Survey on prevalence of hypertension in China: background, aim, method and design.
☆ All authors take responsibility for all aspects of the re of the data presented and their discussed interpretation. ☆☆ Source of funding: This research was supported by th the Twelfth Five-year… Expand
Therapeutic efficacy of gefitinib and erlotinib in patients with advanced lung adenosquamous carcinoma
- Z. Song, B. Lin, L. Shao, Y. Zhang
- Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA
- 1 September 2013
Background: Adenosquamous carcinoma (ASC) of the lung is a rare subtype of nonsmall‐cell lung cancer (NSCLC). To date, the efficacious targeted therapy for advanced ASC remains unclear and the… Expand
Serum lactic dehydrogenase strongly predicts survival in metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma treated with palliative chemotherapy.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The survival outcomes of patients with metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) differ significantly between individuals. This study aimed to evaluate whether serum lactic… Expand
Extracellular signal-regulated kinase1/2 activated by fluid shear stress promotes osteogenic differentiation of human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells through novel signaling pathways.
- Liyue Liu, L. Shao, +6 authors J. Wang
- Biology, Medicine
- The international journal of biochemistry & cell…
- 1 November 2011
It is a classical signaling pathway that the activation of extracellular signal-regulated kinase1/2 (ERK1/2) results in the phosphorylation of runt-related transcription factor 2 (Runx2) and thereby… Expand
Efficacy and safety of icotinib in Chinese patients with advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer after failure of chemotherapy
Background The preclinical experiments and several clinical studies showed icotinib, an oral epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor, in Chinese patients with advanced… Expand
The Disease Burden of Atrial Fibrillation in China from a National Cross-sectional Survey.
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common type of arrhythmia, which is a significant public health issue. We aimed to determine the disease burden of AF in China. We used a recent national survey… Expand
Helicobacter pylori infection and esophageal cancer risk: an updated meta-analysis.
- Fa-jun Xie, Yi-ping Zhang, +7 authors W. Mao
- World journal of gastroenterology
- 28 September 2013
AIM To clarify the association between Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection and the risk of esophageal carcinoma through a meta-analysis of published data. METHODS Studies which reported the… Expand
Preoperative elevation of serum C‐reactive protein as an indicator of poor prognosis for early‐stage esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
- Zheng-bo Song, Bao-chai Lin, +4 authors Y. Zhang
- The Kaohsiung journal of medical sciences
- 1 December 2013
Preoperative elevation of serum C‐reactive protein (CRP) is reportedly associated with poor prognosis in several types of cancer. This study investigated the role of serum CRP as a prognostic factor… Expand