Shanxiang Zhu

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Mutations in GJB2 are the most common molecular defects responsible for autosomal recessive nonsyndromic hearing impairment (NSHI). The mutation spectra of this gene vary among different ethnic groups. In order to understand the spectrum and frequency of GJB2 mutations in the Chinese population, the coding region of the GJB2 gene from 2063 unrelated(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the associations of BMI versus metabolic syndrome with cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in elderly Chinese individuals. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We conducted a population-based cross-sectional study in an urban sample of 2,334 elderly subjects (943 men and 1,391 women). Subjects were classified by BMI(More)
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