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Genetic variants of myeloperoxidase and catechol-O-methyltransferase and breast cancer risk
This nested case–control study evaluated the role of polymorphisms in the myeloperoxidase (MPO) and catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) genes that modulate oxidative stress in breast cancer risk in a… Expand
Determinants of formation of aflatoxin-albumin adducts: a seven-township study in Taiwan
- C-A Sun, D-M Wu, L-Y Wang, C.-J. Chen, S-L You, R. Santella
- British Journal of Cancer
- 21 October 2002
Dietary exposure to aflatoxins is one of the major risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma. Individual susceptibility to aflatoxin-induced hepatocarcinogenesis may be modulated by both genetic and… Expand
Tim-3 expression on peripheral monocytes and CD3+CD16/CD56+natural killer-like T cells in patients with chronic hepatitis B.
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is one of the major causes of chronic liver inflammation. Tim-3 acts as a negative regulatory molecule and plays a critical role in immune tolerance. In the current… Expand
Association between obesity, hypertriglyceridemia and low hepatitis B viral load
Objective:This study aimed to investigate the metabolic risk factors of high hepatitis B viral load.Design:Large-scale, community-based cross-sectional study.Subjects:A total of 3587 hepatitis B… Expand
Ethnic variation in hypertension prevalence of women in Taiwan
The prevalence and risk factors of hypertension vary in ethnic groups. This study aimed to estimate the hypertension prevalence and to compare risk factors associated with hypertension in women of… Expand
Impact of metabolic syndrome components on incident stroke subtypes: a Chinese cohort study
Limited evidence is available on the risk differences in the development of stroke subtypes in relation to particular clustering patterns of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) components. A follow-up… Expand