Pei-Yu Wang

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BACKGROUND We calculated new prevalences of risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and examined their associations with dietary habits and physical activity in a suburban area of Beijing--one of the most urbanized cities in China. METHODS In 2007, a cross-sectional survey of a representative sample of 19,003 suburban residents aged 18 to 76 years(More)
BACKGROUND Although asthma symptoms can be temporarily controlled, it is recommended to use effective low-risk, non-drug strategies to constitute a significant advance in asthma management. Acupuncture has been traditionally used to treat asthma; however, the evidence for the efficacy of this treatment is still lacking. Previous clinical trials of(More)
We observed glucose metabolism and insulin secretion in healthy young men after intake of large amounts of sugar. Ten subjects, with the randomized cross-over design, ingested sucrose or maltose solution hourly from 10:00 to 13:00 (75 g in 225 ml water per time). Plasma concentrations of glucose, insulin and c-peptide were measured in fasting, at 30 min(More)
To assess the effect of milk on the development of 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene (DMBA)-induced mammary tumors, 48 female Sprague-Dawley rats treated with DMBA were divided into 3 groups and given 1 of 3 test solutions for 20 weeks as their drinking liquid: milk, estrone sulfate solution or tap water. The milk group showed a significantly great incidence(More)