Xing Chun Zhu

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BACKGROUND Previous studies showed inconsistent results of the association between plasma adiponectin and depression. The aim of this study is to longitudinally investigate the association of adiponectin rs1501299 with depression in Chinese Han adolescents who experienced the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. METHOD Variants of adiponectin rs1501299 were(More)
Diets are the important players in regulating plasma lipid profiles. And the R219K polymorphism at the gene of ATP-binding cassette transporter 1(ABCA1) was reported to be associated with the profiles. However, no efforts have been made to investigate the changes of lipid profiles after a high-carbohydrate and low-fat diet in different subjects with(More)
A sample of 44 adults with severe disabilities completed a randomized single-blind cross-over study testing chlorhexidine swabbing under various conditions: with/without prior dental prophylaxis, reduced frequency of application (2 vs. 5 times per week), and prolonged use (42 weeks). All subjects received therapeutic doses of 10 mL 0.12% chlorhexidine(More)
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