Xiao Rong Wang

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Inhaled asbestos fibers may contribute to three-fourths of malignant mesotheliomas diagnosed in men and almost 40% of cases diagnosed in women. Bans on the manufacture and sale of amphibole asbestos fibers are expected to reduce the incidence of mesothelioma, but the long latency period from initial exposure to clinical disease means that people exposed(More)
Many studies have demonstrated that, compared with men, women have increased long- and short-term mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI). The reasons for this mortality difference remain in dispute. We analyzed baseline characteristics, in-hospital management, and short-term outcomes of 1,246 men and 537 women with AMI to identify clinical(More)
BACKGROUND The rate of decline in lung cancer risk after smoking cessation among male population and the importance of the magnitude of the early decline were not sufficiently defined in the earlier studies. We evaluated the detailed duration-response relationship between years since smoking cessation and lung cancer risk across major histological types in(More)
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