Xiaoye Wang

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BACKGROUND The majority of human cases of novel avian influenza A(H7N9), which emerged in China in spring 2013, include reported exposure to poultry. However, specific host and exposure risk factors for disease are unknown, yet critical to design prevention measures. METHODS In April-June 2013, we conducted a case-control study in 8 Chinese provinces.(More)
BACKGROUND Leptospirosis is a water-borne and widespread spirochetal zoonosis caused by pathogenic bacteria called leptospires. Human leptospirosis is an important zoonotic infectious disease with frequent outbreaks in recent years in China. Leptospirosis's emergence has been linked to many environmental and ecological drivers of disease transmission. In(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of our study was to assess the differentially diagnostic value of radiographic characteristics of pure ground glass nodules (GGNs) between minimally invasive adenocarcinoma and non-invasive neoplasm. METHODS Sixty-seven pure GGNs (28 minimally invasive adenocarcinomas (MIA) and 39 pre-invasive lesions) were analyzed from June 2012 to(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the effect of underground work on cardiovascular system health in coal miners.
 METHODS Male coal miners, who received electrocardiographic examinations between June, 2013 and August, 2014 in Hunan Prevention and Treatment Institute for Occupational Diseases to exclude pneumoconiosis, were enrolled for this study (n=3 134). Miners with(More)
(1) Background: Tornadoes are one of the deadliest disasters but their health impacts in China are poorly investigated. This study aimed to assess the public health risks and impact of an EF-4 tornado outbreak in Funing, China; (2) Methods: A retrospective analysis on the characteristics of tornado-related deaths and injuries was conducted based on the(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the effect of dust exposure, type of work, age, length of service and duration of dust exposure on pulmonary function in coal miners by pulmonary function tests.
 METHODS A total of 1 953 coal miners, who received occupational healthy examination and pulmonary function tests during June, 2013 and August, 2014 in Hunan Prevention and(More)
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