Nelson Tang

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In this paper, we present the design, rationale, and basic mechanisms of the Information Discovery Graph (IDG), a scalable multimedia resource directory. Facing the fundamental challenge of scaling with both large amounts of resources and large numbers of users, the IDG is made up of a self-organizing hierarchy of information managers, each maintaining(More)
BACKGROUND Reducing salt intake in communities is one of the most effective and affordable public health strategies to prevent hypertension, stroke and renal disease. The present study aimed to determine the sodium intake in Hong Kong Chinese postmenopausal women and identify the major food sources contributing to sodium intake and urine excretion. (More)
Telomere length (TL) attrition is associated with chronic diseases characterized by chronic inflammatory states. Inflammatory cytokines may play a role in sarcopenia. This study examines the association between TL and the diagnosis of sarcopenia based on appendicular skeletal mass index (ASMI), grip strength, walking speed, and chair stand in a prospective(More)
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