Xiao-fang Jia

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OBJECTIVE The present study aimed to explore the associations between food away-from-home (FAFH) consumption and body weight outcomes among Chinese adults. DESIGN FAFH was defined as food prepared at restaurants and the percentage of energy from FAFH was calculated. Measured BMI and waist circumference (WC) were used as body weight outcomes. Quantile(More)
BACKGROUND Obesity has become a major health problem among children and adolescents worldwide. This study aimed to examine the trends of overweight and obesity among childhood in China and assess their associations with family income, dietary intake, and physical activity (PA) between 1997 and 2009. METHODS Two waves of cross-sectional data of Chinese(More)
BACKGROUND Previous investigations have demonstrated a relatively low incidence of stroke among young women, though both pregnancy and delivery can substantially increase the risk. Cerebral venous thrombosis may manifest different characteristics during pregnancy and postpartum as a result of their specific physiological statuses. This study aimed to(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the feasibility of using random blood glucose to screen gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). METHOD The random blood glucose was determined in 1 038 pregnant women between 24 and 32 gestational weeks. Then 50 gram glucose challenge test (50 g GCT) was performed followed immediately. Finally, 75 gram oral glucose tolerance test (75(More)
OBJECTIVE To follow up the 75 g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) at 2 month after birth for reclassifying and analyzing the risk factors associated with the abnormal blood glucose level. METHODS 294 cases of GDM underwent a 2 hours 75 g OGTT two months postpartum. According to the WHO diagnostic criteria, they were(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe the effects of maternal exposure to nano-alumina during pregnancy on the neurodevelopment in offspring mice. METHODS Female ICR mice began to be exposed to nano-alumina 10 d before mating, and the nano-alumina exposure lasted till offspring mice were born. All the female mice were randomly divided into 5 groups: solvent control group(More)
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