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CEO Optimism and Forced Turnover
We show theoretically that optimism can lead a risk-averse Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to choose the first-best investment level that maximizes shareholder value. Optimism below (above) theExpand
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Emerging tobacco hazards in China: 1. Retrospective proportional mortality study of one million deaths
Objective: To assess the hazards at an early phase of the growing epidemic of deaths from tobacco in China. Design: Smoking habits before 1980 (obtained from family or other informants) of 0.7Expand
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The China study : the most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted and the startling implications for diet, weight loss and long-term health
Even today, as trendy diets and a weight-loss frenzy sweep the nation, two-thirds of adults are still obese and children are being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, typically an "adult" disease, at anExpand
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Diet, lifestyle, and the etiology of coronary artery disease: the Cornell China study.
Investigators collected and analyzed mortality data for >50 diseases, including 7 different cancers, from 65 counties and 130 villages in rural mainland China. Blood, urine, food samples, andExpand
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Diet life-style and mortality in China: a study of the characteristics of 65 Chinese counties.
This report presents data from a number of recent surveys undertaken in China including the 1983 ecological survey the 1973-1975 mortality survey and the 1984 nitrosamine survey. "The chief purposeExpand
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Dietary vitamin C intake and lung function in rural China.
The relation between dietary vitamin C intake and pulmonary function was investigated in a cross-sectional study carried out in 69 counties in rural China in 1989. Within each of the 69 counties, 120Expand
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Nonassociation of aflatoxin with primary liver cancer in a cross-sectional ecological survey in the People's Republic of China.
A comprehensive cross-sectional survey was undertaken in The People's Republic of China of possible risk factors for primary liver cancer (PLC) to include 48 survey sites, an approximately 600-foldExpand
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Inhibition of hepatocellular carcinoma development in hepatitis B virus transfected mice by low dietary casein
In a comprehensive human ecological study, primary liver cancer has been shown to be highly significantly associated with 1) the prevalence of persistent infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) and 2)Expand
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Diet and chronic degenerative diseases: perspectives from China.
A comprehensive ecologic survey of dietary, life-style, and mortality characteristics of 65 counties in rural China showed that diets are substantially richer in foods of plant origin when comparedExpand
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Effects of dietary selenium and vitamin E on hepatic mixed-function oxidase activities and in vivo covalent binding of aflatoxin B1 in rats.
Male weanling fischer-344 rats were fed a selenium (Se)-vitamin E (VE) deficient Torula yeast basal diet or that diet supplemented with a graded levels of SE (0.2-6.0 ppm as Na2SeO3) or VE (100 iu/kgExpand
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