Lap Ah Tse

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Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. pmc A hybrid seasonal prediction model for tuberculosis incidence in China
    Shiyi Cao
    School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, P R China
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:56. 2013
  2. doi Pulmonary tuberculosis and lung cancer mortality in a historical cohort of workers with asbestosis
    L A Tse
    JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 4 F School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Public Health 126:1013-6. 2012
  3. pmc A school-based comprehensive lifestyle intervention among chinese kids against obesity (CLICK-Obesity): rationale, design and methodology of a randomized controlled trial in Nanjing city, China
    Fei Xu
    Department of Non Communicable Disease Prevention, Nanjing Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2, Zizhulin, Nanjing, 210003, Peoples Republic of China
    BMC Public Health 12:316. 2012
  4. pmc Impact of socio-economic factors on stroke prevalence among urban and rural residents in Mainland China
    Fei Xu
    Nanjing Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, PR China
    BMC Public Health 8:170. 2008
  5. pmc Physical activity inversely associated with the presence of depression among urban adolescents in regional China
    Xin Hong
    Nanjing Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, PR China
    BMC Public Health 9:148. 2009
  6. doi Lung cancer decreased sharply in first 5 years after smoking cessation in Chinese men
    Lap Ah Tse
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, China
    J Thorac Oncol 6:1670-6. 2011
  7. doi Environmental tobacco smoke and lung cancer among Chinese nonsmoking males: might adenocarcinoma be the culprit?
    Lap Ah Tse
    Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Studies, School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Epidemiol 169:533-41. 2009
  8. doi Mesothelioma and lung cancer mortality: a historical cohort study among asbestosis workers in Hong Kong
    Minghui Chen
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Lung Cancer 76:165-70. 2012
  9. doi Occupational risks and lung cancer burden for Chinese men: a population-based case-referent study
    Lap Ah Tse
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, 4 F School of Public Health, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Cancer Causes Control 23:121-31. 2012
  10. doi Is greater temperature change within a day associated with increased emergency hospital admissions for heart failure?
    Hong Qiu
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Circ Heart Fail 6:930-5. 2013

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Publications34

  1. pmc A hybrid seasonal prediction model for tuberculosis incidence in China
    Shiyi Cao
    School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, P R China
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:56. 2013
    ..Early prediction of TB epidemic is very important for its control and intervention. We aimed to develop an appropriate model for predicting TB epidemics and analyze its seasonality in China...
  2. doi Pulmonary tuberculosis and lung cancer mortality in a historical cohort of workers with asbestosis
    L A Tse
    JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 4 F School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Public Health 126:1013-6. 2012
    ..To examine pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) infection and lung cancer mortality among workers with asbestosis in Hong Kong...
  3. pmc A school-based comprehensive lifestyle intervention among chinese kids against obesity (CLICK-Obesity): rationale, design and methodology of a randomized controlled trial in Nanjing city, China
    Fei Xu
    Department of Non Communicable Disease Prevention, Nanjing Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2, Zizhulin, Nanjing, 210003, Peoples Republic of China
    BMC Public Health 12:316. 2012
    ..Limited data regarding adolescent overweight prevention in China are available. Thus, we developed a school-based intervention with the aim of reducing excess body weight in children. This report described the study design...
  4. pmc Impact of socio-economic factors on stroke prevalence among urban and rural residents in Mainland China
    Fei Xu
    Nanjing Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, PR China
    BMC Public Health 8:170. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Physical activity inversely associated with the presence of depression among urban adolescents in regional China
    Xin Hong
    Nanjing Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, PR China
    BMC Public Health 9:148. 2009
    ..We explored the association between recreational PA time (hr/wk) and depression after adjustment with SB and other possible confounders among Chinese adolescents...
  6. doi Lung cancer decreased sharply in first 5 years after smoking cessation in Chinese men
    Lap Ah Tse
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, China
    J Thorac Oncol 6:1670-6. 2011
    ..We evaluated the detailed duration-response relationship between years since smoking cessation and lung cancer risk across major histological types in a population-based case-referent study...
  7. doi Environmental tobacco smoke and lung cancer among Chinese nonsmoking males: might adenocarcinoma be the culprit?
    Lap Ah Tse
    Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Studies, School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Epidemiol 169:533-41. 2009
    ..The consistent exposure-response relations between ETS exposures and adenocarcinoma suggested a probable causal link, which would have to be confirmed by future larger studies...
  8. doi Mesothelioma and lung cancer mortality: a historical cohort study among asbestosis workers in Hong Kong
    Minghui Chen
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Lung Cancer 76:165-70. 2012
    ..To investigate the mortality pattern among a cohort of workers with asbestosis in Hong Kong, with special emphases on mesothelioma and lung cancer...
  9. doi Occupational risks and lung cancer burden for Chinese men: a population-based case-referent study
    Lap Ah Tse
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, 4 F School of Public Health, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Cancer Causes Control 23:121-31. 2012
    ..We aimed to fill in the gap of knowledge on the lung cancer burden resulting from occupational exposures among Chinese men through a population-based case-referent study...
  10. doi Is greater temperature change within a day associated with increased emergency hospital admissions for heart failure?
    Hong Qiu
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Circ Heart Fail 6:930-5. 2013
    ..We aimed to test the association between DTR and HF hospitalization and to examine the effect modifiers, such as age, sex, and season...
  11. ncbi [Interaction between continuous variables in logistic regression model]
    Hong Qiu
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, H K S A R
    Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi 31:812-4. 2010
    ..Free software R (Version 2.8.1) was used to estimate interaction on the additive scale...
  12. doi Sex difference in the incidence of nasopharyngeal carcinoma in Hong Kong 1983-2008: suggestion of a potential protective role of oestrogen
    Shao Hua Xie
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Eur J Cancer 49:150-5. 2013
    ..Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) shows a male predominance in incidence while the underlying reasons have rarely been explored...
  13. doi Laryngeal cancer and silica dust exposure: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Minghui Chen
    The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, China
    Am J Ind Med 55:669-76. 2012
    ..Individual epidemiological studies generally lack the power to examine the association between silica exposure or silicosis and laryngeal cancer. We summarized pertinent evidence from published literature by using meta-analysis...
  14. ncbi Time trends of esophageal cancer in Hong Kong: age, period and birth cohort analyses
    Lap Ah Tse
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Cancer 120:853-8. 2007
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  15. pmc Synergistic effect between alcohol consumption and familial susceptibility on lung cancer risk among Chinese men
    Lap Ah Tse
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e40647. 2012
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  16. pmc Are current or future mesothelioma epidemics in Hong Kong the tragic legacy of uncontrolled use of asbestos in the past?
    Lap Ah Tse
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Environ Health Perspect 118:382-6. 2010
    ..However, they caution that ongoing use of chrysotile asbestos and the release of asbestos fibers from older buildings during demolition or renovation may slow the projected decline. [corrected]..
  17. pmc A case-referent study of lung cancer and incense smoke, smoking, and residential radon in Chinese men
    Lap Ah Tse
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1641-6. 2011
    ..Conclusion: Our study suggests that exposure to incense smoke in the home may increase the risk of lung cancer among smokers and that exposure to radon may further increase risk...
  18. pmc Effects of coarse particulate matter on emergency hospital admissions for respiratory diseases: a time-series analysis in Hong Kong
    Hong Qiu
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Environ Health Perspect 120:572-6. 2012
    ..5 μm (PM2.5), but relatively few have investigated the relationship of hospital admissions with coarse PM (PMc; 2.5-10 μm aerodynamic diameter)...
  19. doi Occupational health and safety challenges in China--focusing on township-village enterprises
    Xiaorong Wang
    School of Public Health and Primary Care at Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Arch Environ Occup Health 66:3-11. 2011
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  20. doi Professional drivers and lung cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Chi Tak Tsoi
    JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Occup Environ Med 69:831-6. 2012
    ..There is a tendency for a positive lung cancer gradient with increasing years of employment as a professional driver...
  21. ncbi Cool and dry weather enhances the effects of air pollution on emergency IHD hospital admissions
    Hong Qiu
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Cardiol 168:500-5. 2013
    ..We conducted this study to examine the effects of air pollution on emergency IHD hospital admissions varied across seasons and RH levels, and to explore the possible joint modification of weather factors on pollution effects...
  22. doi Cigarette smoking and changing trends of lung cancer incidence by histological subtype among Chinese male population
    Lap Ah Tse
    School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Lung Cancer 66:22-7. 2009
    ..The hypotheses generated from this ecological study will need confirmation by subsequent analytic studies...
  23. doi Time trends and age-period-cohort analyses on incidence rates of nasopharyngeal carcinoma during 1993-2007 in Wuhan, China
    Shao Hua Xie
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:8-10. 2012
    ..This study aimed to examine the time trends (1993-2007) of NPC in Wuhan (a low-risk region) and assess the birth cohort and calendar period effects on the observed temporal trends...
  24. doi Previous pulmonary disease and family cancer history increase the risk of lung cancer among Hong Kong women
    Xiao Rong Wang
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 4 F, School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cancer Causes Control 20:757-63. 2009
    ..The results support an etiological link of preexisting lung disease and family cancer history to the risk of lung cancer...
  25. ncbi [A retrospective cohort study on mortality among silicotic workers in Hong Kong with emphasis on lung cancer]
    Ignatius Ts Yu
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Zhonghua Lao Dong Wei Sheng Zhi Ye Bing Za Zhi 26:29-33. 2008
    ..To investigate the relationship between silica or silicosis and lung cancer in a large cohort of silicotic workers in Hong Kong...
  26. doi Severe acute respiratory syndrome beyond Amoy Gardens: completing the incomplete legacy
    Ignatius Tak Sun Yu
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Clin Infect Dis 58:683-6. 2014
    ..The outbreak actually extended to nearby residential complexes. Airborne spread was the most likely explanation, and the SARS coronavirus could have spread over a distance of 200 m. ..
  27. pmc Cancer mortality in Chinese chrysotile asbestos miners: exposure-response relationships
    Xiaorong Wang
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e71899. 2013
    ..This study was conducted to assess the relationship of mortality from lung cancer and other selected causes to asbestos exposure levels...
  28. doi Computer products usage and prevalence of computer related musculoskeletal discomfort among adolescents
    Damian Chi Hong Siu
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Work 34:449-54. 2009
    ..The associations found in this cross-sectional study should be confirmed by subsequent longitudinal studies. An urgent need in healthy computing environment is demanded among Hong Kong adolescents...
  29. doi Children's perceptions of parental attitude affecting breakfast skipping in primary sixth-grade students
    Tereza S Y Cheng
    School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Sch Health 78:203-8. 2008
    ..This study investigated the prevalence of breakfast skipping among primary sixth-grade students in Hong Kong and the impact of students' perceptions of parental attitudes on breakfast skipping...
  30. ncbi High prevalence of accelerated silicosis among gold miners in Jiangxi, China
    Lap Ah Tse
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Ind Med 50:876-80. 2007
    ..This study was to investigate the prevalence and risk factors of accelerated silicosis among Chinese gold miners...
  31. doi Residual beneficial effects after a 3-year integrated intervention on stroke in China: a 10-year prospective follow-up
    Lap Ah Tse
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    J Hypertens 29:2220-5. 2011
    ..To evaluate whether an intervention program designed to reduce stroke incidence would have long-term residual effects on reducing all-cause and cause-specific mortalities, including cancer 10 years after the intervention was completed...
  32. doi Risk of second primary malignancies following nasopharyngeal carcinoma in Hong Kong
    William B Goggins
    Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1461-6. 2010
    ..The greater excess risk among patients diagnosed before 40 points to possible genetic influences. More research is needed to determine the reasons for greater excess risk among women...
  33. ncbi Exploring the joint effects of silicosis and smoking on lung cancer risks
    Ignatius Tak Sun Yu
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Cancer 120:133-9. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi Further evidence for a link between silica dust and esophageal cancer
    Ignatius Tak Sun Yu
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Cancer 114:479-83. 2005
    ..We believe that the excess risk of esophageal cancer mortality among caisson workers with silicosis could best be explained by the very heavy exposure to free silica dust in their working environment...