Xiaorong Wang

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Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cause-specific mortality in a Chinese chrysotile textile worker cohort
    Xiaorong Wang
    JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Cancer Sci 104:245-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Mortality in chrysotile asbestos workers in China
    Xiaorong Wang
    JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 19:169-73. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Mortality in a Chinese chrysotile miner cohort
    Xiaorong Wang
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 4 F School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 85:405-12. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Cancer mortality among Chinese chrysotile asbestos textile workers
    X R Wang
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Lung Cancer 75:151-5. 2012
  5. pmc Patterns of pulmonary dysfunction in asbestos workers: a cross-sectional study
    Belayneh A Abejie
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Occup Med Toxicol 5:12. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in pulmonary function of asbestos workers
    Xiaorong Wang
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Occup Health 52:272-7. 2010
  7. doi request reprint 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
  8. doi request reprint A 37-year observation of mortality in Chinese chrysotile asbestos workers
    Xiaorong Wang
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Thorax 67:106-10. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Cause-specific mortality in relation to chrysotile-asbestos exposure in a Chinese cohort
    Sihao Lin
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Thorac Oncol 7:1109-14. 2012
  10. doi request reprint An updated review on asbestos and related diseases in China
    Midori N Courtice
    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Occup Environ Health 18:247-53. 2012

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Cause-specific mortality in a Chinese chrysotile textile worker cohort
    Xiaorong Wang
    JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Cancer Sci 104:245-9. 2013
    ..A gender difference in mortality from lung cancer and all cancers could be mainly due to the discrepancies in age, exposure duration and smoking between the male and female workers...
  2. doi request reprint Mortality in chrysotile asbestos workers in China
    Xiaorong Wang
    JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 19:169-73. 2013
    ..This review elaborates recent studies on cancer mortality and nonmalignant respiratory diseases in Chinese chrysotile asbestos workers...
  3. doi request reprint Mortality in a Chinese chrysotile miner cohort
    Xiaorong Wang
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 4 F School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 85:405-12. 2012
    ..This study observed a cohort of workers from the largest chrysotile asbestos mine to evaluate the association between asbestos exposure and cause-specific mortality...
  4. doi request reprint Cancer mortality among Chinese chrysotile asbestos textile workers
    X R Wang
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Lung Cancer 75:151-5. 2012
    ..This study confirmed increased mortality from lung cancer and all cancers in asbestos workers, and the cancer mortality was associated with exposure level...
  5. pmc Patterns of pulmonary dysfunction in asbestos workers: a cross-sectional study
    Belayneh A Abejie
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Occup Med Toxicol 5:12. 2010
    ..Studies are less consistent, however, regarding the association of asbestos inhalation with airway dysfunction and obstructive impairment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in pulmonary function of asbestos workers
    Xiaorong Wang
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Occup Health 52:272-7. 2010
    ..To observe the longitudinal changes in pulmonary function associated with exposure to asbestos in a group of highly exposed workers...
  7. doi request reprint 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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  8. doi request reprint A 37-year observation of mortality in Chinese chrysotile asbestos workers
    Xiaorong Wang
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Thorax 67:106-10. 2012
    ..This 37-year prospective cohort study was undertaken to provide additional evidence for mortality risks associated with exposure to chrysotile asbestos...
  9. doi request reprint Cause-specific mortality in relation to chrysotile-asbestos exposure in a Chinese cohort
    Sihao Lin
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Thorac Oncol 7:1109-14. 2012
    ..We examine cause-specific mortality, especially lung cancer, and its association with chrysotile-asbestos exposure in a Chinese cohort...
  10. doi request reprint An updated review on asbestos and related diseases in China
    Midori N Courtice
    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Occup Environ Health 18:247-53. 2012
    ..Work conditions in the asbestos-related industries are poor and exposure levels frequently exceed the occupational exposure limit...
  11. doi request reprint Exposure to chrysotile mining dust and digestive cancer mortality in a Chinese miner/miller cohort
    Sihao Lin
    JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Occup Environ Med 71:323-8. 2014
    ..To examine mortality from digestive cancers in a Chinese miner cohort and to explore the exposure-response relationship between chrysotile mining dust and site-specific digestive cancers...
  12. doi request reprint 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...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint 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...
  15. pmc Environmental lead pollution and elevated blood lead levels among children in a rural area of China
    Sihao Lin
    Fujian Provincial Centre for Prevention and Control of Occupational Diseases and Chemical Poisoning, Fuzhou, China
    Am J Public Health 101:834-41. 2011
    ..We investigated environmental lead pollution and its impact on children's blood lead levels (BLLs) in a rural area of China...
  16. doi request reprint Synergy between particles and nitrogen dioxide on emergency hospital admissions for cardiac diseases in Hong Kong
    Ignatius Tak Sun Yu
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:2831-6. 2013
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  17. 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)...