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Perceptual Learning Increases the Strength of the Earliest Signals in Visual Cortex
Training improves performance on most visual tasks. Such perceptual learning can modify how information is read out from, and represented in, later visual areas, but effects on early visual cortexExpand
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A Phase I, Multicenter, Open-Label, First-in-Human, Dose-Escalation Study of the Oral Smoothened Inhibitor Sonidegib (LDE225) in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors
Purpose: This phase I trial was undertaken to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD), dose-limiting toxicities (DLT), safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and preliminaryExpand
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Maternal and neonatal outcomes of pregnant women with COVID-19 pneumonia: a case-control study
  • N. Li, L. Han, +8 authors L. Yang
  • Medicine
  • Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
  • 30 March 2020
Abstract Background The ongoing epidemics of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have caused serious concerns about its potential adverse effects on pregnancy. There are limited data on maternal andExpand
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The Effects of Air Pollution on Mortality in Socially Deprived Urban Areas in Hong Kong, China
  • C. Wong, C. Ou, +9 authors T. Lam
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Environmental health perspectives
  • 9 July 2008
Background Poverty is a major determinant of population health, but little is known about its role in modifying air pollution effects. Objectives We set out to examine whether people residing inExpand
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Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitor sitagliptin maintains β-cell function in patients with recent-onset latent autoimmune diabetes in adults: one year prospective study.
CONTEXT Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors have been widely used in type 2 diabetes. An important unanswered question concerns the effect of DPP-4 inhibition on β-cell function in patientsExpand
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Daily visibility and mortality: Assessment of health benefits from improved visibility in Hong Kong
Abstract Visibility in Hong Kong has deteriorated significantly over 40 years with visibility below 8km in the absence of fog, mist, or precipitation, increasing from 6.6 days in 1968 to 54.1Expand
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SNP identification and allelic-specific PCR markers development for TaGW2, a gene linked to wheat kernel weight
  • Z. Yang, Z. Bai, +5 authors X. Li
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Theoretical and Applied Genetics
  • 29 May 2012
TaGW2, an orthologous gene of rice OsGW2, has been associated with kernel width and weight of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum). Difference in TaGW2 coding sequence was not found among different wheatExpand
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Polymorphisms in folate-related genes: impact on risk of adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia rather than pediatric in Han Chinese
Folate metabolism plays an essential role in the processes of DNA synthesis and methylation. An aberrant folate metabolism caused by a genetic polymorphism may lead to genomic instability and affectExpand
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Human papillomavirus infection and bladder cancer risk: a meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Despite an increase in the number of molecular epidemiological studies conducted in recent years to evaluate the association between human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and risk ofExpand
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Modification by Influenza on Health Effects of Air Pollution in Hong Kong
Background Both influenza viruses and air pollutants have been well documented as major hazards to human health, but few epidemiologic studies have assessed effect modification of influenza on healthExpand
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