Yajie Li

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Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability, affecting millions of people worldwide with almost 80% of them as ischemic stroke and understanding the multiple mechanisms underlying cerebral ischemia is essential for development of effective treatments. To understand metabolic changes induced by focal brain ischemia, we conducted a comparative analysis(More)
BACKGROUND The Short Musculoskeletal Function Assessment (SMFA) questionnaire is one of the most commonly used scales to evaluate functional status and quality of life (QOL) of patients with a broad range of musculoskeletal disorders. However, a Chinese version of the SMFA questionnaire for the psychometric properties of skeletal muscle injury patients in(More)
BACKGROUND As the population ages, the proportion of elderly patients with glioblastomas has increased. Recently, many researchers have focused on the treatments available to and prognoses in elderly patients with glioblastomas. METHODS We conducted a retrospective study of glioblastoma patients aged 60 years old or older who were treated at the(More)
Brucella spp. are facultative intracellular pathogens, that cause a contagious zoonotic disease, that can result in such outcomes as abortion or sterility in susceptible animal hosts and grave, debilitating illness in humans. For deciphering the survival mechanism of Brucella spp. in vivo, 42 Brucella complete genomes from NCBI were analyzed for the(More)
This study was conducted to examine the possible association between vitamin A status and overnutrition in Chinese urban children and adolescents. Weight, height and serum retinol were assessed in total 3457 children (7-9.9 years of age) and adolescents (10-17 years of age), using urban region data from the China National Nutrition and Health Survey(More)
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