Shengyuan Yu

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OBJECTIVES In the absence of reliable data on the prevalence and burden of primary headache disorders in the mainland of China, a population-based survey was initiated by Lifting The Burden: the Global Campaign against Headache. METHODS Throughout all regions of China, 5041 non-related adult respondents aged 18-65 years were randomly sampled from the(More)
The objective of this study was to test the validity, in the Chinese population, of the Lifting The Burden diagnostic questionnaire for the purpose of a population-based survey of the burden of headache in China. From all regions of China, a population-based sample of 417 respondents had completed the structured questionnaire in a door-to-door survey(More)
The global burden of headache is very large, but knowledge of it is far from complete and needs still to be gathered. Published population-based studies have used variable methodology, which has influenced findings and made comparisons difficult. The Global Campaign against Headache is undertaking initiatives to improve and standardize methods in use for(More)
This study was addressed to the question of whether the medial temporal lobe (MTL) plays a critical role in implicit memory for new associations. Priming for new associations was examined in two different tasks in 18 patients with focal lesions all involving the MTL. In Experiment 1, following a study phase for pairs of unrelated words, subjects performed a(More)
BACKGROUND In order to minimize recall bias in burden estimation, questions about headache yesterday were included in a population-based survey initiated by LIFTING THE BURDEN : The Global Campaign against Headache. METHODS Throughout China, nonrelated respondents aged 18-65 years were randomly sampled from the general population by a door-to-door survey.(More)
BACKGROUND The measurement of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is important for the diagnosis of intracranial or intraspinal trophoblastic tumours. The current study was performed to establish reference values for hCG in CSF and to explore the relationship of CSF hCG and serum hCG in patients who are not pregnant or do not(More)
To examine the association between headaches and epilepsy. Consecutive adult epileptic patients who went to the outpatient clinic of the Epilepsy Center of PLA General Hospital between February 01, 2012, and May 10, 2013, were recruited into this study. A total of 1109 patients with epilepsy completed a questionnaire regarding headaches. Overall, 60.1% of(More)
A bi-directional relationship between depression and migraine has been widely reported in epidemiological and clinical studies, but the mechanisms of interaction between these disorders have not been fully examined using animal models. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of depression elicited by olfactory bulbectomy (OB) on(More)
BACKGROUND China has the huge map and the largest population in the world. Previous studies on the prevalence and classification of headaches were conducted based on the general population, however, similar studies among the Chinese outpatient population are scarce. This study aimed to analyze the characteristics of 1843 headache patients enrolled in a(More)
The aim of this study was to detect the abnormality of the brain functional connectivity of the hypothalamus during acute spontaneous cluster headache (CH) attacks ('in attack') and headache-free intervals ('out of attack') using resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging (RS-fMRI) technique. The RS-fMRI data from twelve male CH patients during 'in(More)