Rong-sheng Luan

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Nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate (nsCL/P) is one of the most common congenital anomalies in humans. The pathogenesis of nsCL/P involves both genetic and environmental factors. On the basis of linkage data suggesting that 14q21-24 is one of the chromosomal regions that affects nsCL/P and data locating the BMP4 gene to 14q22-23, we(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop the evaluation tool for the risk level of abnormal glucose metabolism morbidity in the middle-aged and elder populations. METHODS By the stratified cluster sampling method, a survey was conducted in middle-aged and elder populations aged 40 - 70 years old in urban and rural areas of Chengdu during April-November 2008. The parameters(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the socio-demographic characteristics, acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) related behaviors of male clients of female sex workers and their determinants. METHODS Contacting subjects through 5 ways including volunteers of female sex workers (FSWs), sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics, long-distance bus stations,(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the prevalence of depressive and/or anxiety symptoms in patients with some neurological diseases in the general hospitals of major cities in China. METHODS A hospital-based cross-sectional study was conducted in four big cities in China in 2004. 1197 eligible subjects with Stroke, Parkinson's disease and Epilepsy were recruited from(More)
BACKGROUND In 2003, Plasmodium vivax malaria has re-emerged in central eastern China including Yongcheng prefecture, Henan Province, where no case has been reported for eleven years. Our goals were to detect the space-time distribution pattern of malaria and to determine significant environmental variables contributing to malaria incidence in Yongcheng from(More)
Liangshan Prefecture in Sichuan province, China, has a high prevalence of HIV infection, which is reflective of a change in the mode of transmission from injection drug use (IDU) to heterosexual intercourse. However, few studies focus on HIV-related heterosexual risk behaviours among the majority Yi population. The objectives of this study were to explore(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the impact of chronic complications of type 2 diabetic mellitus (T2DM) on quality of life (QOL) among T2DM outpatients in urban China. METHODS A cross-sectional study was carried out in 1524 T2DM outpatients recruited from 15 hospitals in 4 major cities of China. Questionnaire interviews were used to collect data on general characters(More)
OBJECTIVE Using simulated outbreaks to choose the optimal model and its related parameters on measles so as to provide technical support for developing an Auto Warning System (AWS). METHODS AEGIS-Cluster Creation Tool was applied to simulate a range of unique outbreak signals. Then these simulations were added to the actual daily counts of measles from(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the risk factor of hypertension in China. METHODS The results of 24 case-control studies from 1989 to 2001 were analyzed by Meta-analysis method in this study. Random effect model (D-L method) and fix effect model (M-H method) were applied for data processing. RESULTS The pooled OR values (95% CI) of drinking, smoking, over-intake(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the present situation on the strategy of oral polio vaccine (OPV) supplementary immunization for eliminating polio and to analyses new trends and directions of these studies in China. METHODS Literatures on the strategy of OPV supplementary immunization for eliminating polio in china from 1993-2007 were analysed by quantitative study.(More)