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AIM To determine the prevalence and risk factors for eye diseases, blindness, and low vision in Tibet, and to assist the development of eye disease prevention and treatment schemes. METHODS We carried out a survey of eye diseases among a population living at high altitude. A total of 1 115 Tibetan permanent residents aged 40 years or older from the towns(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the epidemiological characters of malaria in Linzhi district of Tibet. METHODS A retrospective analysis on the epidemiology of malaria was carried out using the data on malaria situation in Linzhi district of Tibet in 1986-2004, referring to the distribution of season, population and region. RESULTS The accumulative number of(More)
Reproduction and locomotion are essential features of animals that help to facilitate their interaction with the surrounding environment. Previous studies have produced inconsistent results on behavioral response to spaceflight by the model animal Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) in liquid culture. Using standard agar-based nematode growth medium (NGM),(More)
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