Gary W Wong

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Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi Environmental determinants associated with the development of asthma in childhood
    G W K Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR China
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:242-51. 2006
  2. doi Cooking fuels and prevalence of asthma: a global analysis of phase three of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC)
    Gary W K Wong
    Department of Paediatrics and School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China Electronic address
    Lancet Respir Med 1:386-94. 2013
  3. doi Pediatric asthma control in Asia: phase 2 of the Asthma Insights and Reality in Asia-Pacific (AIRIAP 2) survey
    G W K Wong
    Department of Paediatrics and School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Allergy 68:524-30. 2013
  4. ncbi Childhood asthma epidemiology: insights from comparative studies of rural and urban populations
    Gary W K Wong
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, China
    Pediatr Pulmonol 43:107-16. 2008
  5. ncbi The HLA-DQ associations with Graves' disease in Chinese children
    G W Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 50:493-5. 1999
  6. ncbi Developing world: asthma in a rural setting
    Gary W K Wong
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Paediatr Respir Rev 7:S119-20. 2006
  7. ncbi Out of the East--emerging infections
    Gary W K Wong
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Paediatr Respir Rev 7:S229-31. 2006
  8. ncbi Symptoms of asthma and atopic disorders in preschool children: prevalence and risk factors
    G W K Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:174-9. 2007
  9. ncbi Bird flu: lessons from SARS
    Gary W K Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Paediatr Respir Rev 8:171-6. 2007
  10. ncbi Outdoor air pollution and asthma
    Gary W Wong
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Pediatr Pulmonol Suppl 26:220-2. 2004

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  1. ncbi Environmental determinants associated with the development of asthma in childhood
    G W K Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR China
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:242-51. 2006
    ..Confirmation of the pathogenetic role of these environmental determinants may allow us to develop primary preventive strategies against the development of asthma and related atopic diseases...
  2. doi Cooking fuels and prevalence of asthma: a global analysis of phase three of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC)
    Gary W K Wong
    Department of Paediatrics and School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China Electronic address
    Lancet Respir Med 1:386-94. 2013
    ..In both rich and poor countries, the effects of cooking fuels on asthma and allergies in childhood are unclear. We investigated the association between asthma and the use of a range of cooking fuels around the world...
  3. doi Pediatric asthma control in Asia: phase 2 of the Asthma Insights and Reality in Asia-Pacific (AIRIAP 2) survey
    G W K Wong
    Department of Paediatrics and School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Allergy 68:524-30. 2013
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  4. ncbi Childhood asthma epidemiology: insights from comparative studies of rural and urban populations
    Gary W K Wong
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, China
    Pediatr Pulmonol 43:107-16. 2008
    ..Advances in the understanding of the genetic predisposition and how these genetic factors may interact with specific environment factors are of paramount importance for the future development of primary preventive strategies for asthma...
  5. ncbi The HLA-DQ associations with Graves' disease in Chinese children
    G W Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 50:493-5. 1999
    ..The incidence of childhood Graves' disease has been reported to be high in Hong Kong Chinese. The aims of this study were to examine the HLA-DQA1 and DQB1 associations with Graves' disease in Chinese children...
  6. ncbi Developing world: asthma in a rural setting
    Gary W K Wong
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Paediatr Respir Rev 7:S119-20. 2006
  7. ncbi Out of the East--emerging infections
    Gary W K Wong
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Paediatr Respir Rev 7:S229-31. 2006
  8. ncbi Symptoms of asthma and atopic disorders in preschool children: prevalence and risk factors
    G W K Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:174-9. 2007
    ..This study was designed to measure the prevalence of, and risk factors for, asthma and atopic disorders in preschool children from Hong Kong...
  9. ncbi Bird flu: lessons from SARS
    Gary W K Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Paediatr Respir Rev 8:171-6. 2007
    ..The availability of isolation facilities, the stockpiling of antiviral agents and effective and safe vaccination will be extremely important in minimising the damage of a new influenza pandemic...
  10. ncbi Outdoor air pollution and asthma
    Gary W Wong
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Pediatr Pulmonol Suppl 26:220-2. 2004
  11. ncbi Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in children
    Gary W Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Pediatr Pulmonol Suppl 26:69-71. 2004
  12. ncbi Increasing incidence of childhood Graves' disease in Hong Kong: a follow-up study
    G W Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 54:547-50. 2001
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the incidence of childhood Graves' disease in Hong Kong and to analyse whether there is an increasing trend of the incidence...
  13. ncbi Sex differences in the growth of diabetic children
    G W Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 50:187-93. 2000
    ..Diabetic boys were tall for age at presentation but they achieved average final heights while diabetic girls attained below average adult stature and they tended to become obese...
  14. pmc Asthma, atopy and tuberculin responses in Chinese schoolchildren in Hong Kong
    G W Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Thorax 56:770-3. 2001
    ..This study investigates the relationship between asthma, allergic symptoms, atopy, and tuberculin response in Chinese schoolchildren who received BCG vaccination at birth...
  15. ncbi Severe acute respiratory syndrome in children
    Gary W K Wong
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pediatr Pulmonol 36:261-6. 2003
    ..Strict public health policy and quarantine measures are the key in controlling the infection in the community...
  16. ncbi Growth in childhood thyrotoxicosis
    G W Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Eur J Pediatr 158:776-9. 1999
    ..D. bone development quotient was 1.16 +/- 0.11. A total of 53 girls have reached adult height and their mean height was 161.3 cm, corresponding to a SDS of +0.63. Their final heights significantly exceeded their target heights...
  17. ncbi Outdoor air pollution and asthma
    Gary W K Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 10:62-6. 2004
    ..This paper reviews the recent evidence of the possible detrimental effects of ambient air pollution on the inception and morbidity of asthma...
  18. ncbi ISAAC and risk factors for asthma in the Asia-Pacific
    G W K Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Paediatr Respir Rev 5:S163-9. 2004
  19. doi Association of plasma soluble CTLA-4 with lung function and gene polymorphism in Chinese asthmatic children
    Iris H S Chan
    Department of Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 152:113-21. 2010
    ..We investigated the effects of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of CTLA-4 on asthma traits and plasma sCTLA-4 in 298 Chinese asthmatic children and 175 controls...
  20. doi Associations of overweight with insulin resistance, beta-cell function and inflammatory markers in Chinese adolescents
    Alice P S Kong
    Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pediatr Diabetes 9:488-95. 2008
    ..In this study, we analysed the clinical and biochemical factors associated with overweight and obesity in Chinese adolescents...
  21. pmc Measurement of tumor necrosis factor-alpha, leukotriene B4, and interleukin 8 in the exhaled breath condensate in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Fanny W S Ko
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 4:79-86. 2009
    ..Assessment of airway inflammation in the clinical course of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) may advance our understanding of the pathogenesis and treatment...
  22. doi Association of early growth response-1 gene polymorphisms with total IgE and atopy in asthmatic children
    Iris H S Chan
    Department of Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:142-50. 2009
    ..This is the first report to show significant association of Egr-1 polymorphisms with plasma total IgE and atopy in asthmatics. It may help to explore the pharmacogenetics of Egr-1 inhibitors...
  23. doi Metabolic syndrome by the new IDF criteria in Hong Kong Chinese adolescents and its prediction by using body mass index
    Alice P S Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Acta Paediatr 97:1738-42. 2008
    ..We estimated the rate of MES by these new IDF criteria and investigated the use of body mass index (BMI) in predicting MES in Chinese adolescents...
  24. ncbi BMI and waist circumference in predicting cardiovascular risk factor clustering in Chinese adolescents
    Vanessa W S Ng
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:494-503. 2007
    ..To derive the optimal BMI and waist circumference (WC) cut-off values to predict clustering of cardiovascular risk factors in Hong Kong Chinese adolescents...
  25. ncbi Plasma concentration of thymus and activation-regulated chemokine is elevated in childhood asthma
    Ting Fan Leung
    Department of Pediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 110:404-9. 2002
    ..Serum TARC levels correlate with the severity of atopic dermatitis. The relationship between this marker and the occurrence and severity of asthma has not been evaluated...
  26. doi Parent-reported adverse food reactions in Hong Kong Chinese pre-schoolers: epidemiology, clinical spectrum and risk factors
    Ting Fan Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:339-46. 2009
    ..001), siblings (p = 0.020), and paternal history of rhinitis (p = 0.044). This study shows that AFR is a common atopic disorder in Hong Kong pre-school children, and prevalence rates are comparable to the Caucasians...
  27. doi Association between obesity and atopy in Chinese schoolchildren
    Ting Fan Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Room 84043, 6 F, Clinical Sciences Building, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 149:133-40. 2009
    ..The latter is an important phenotype in asthmatic patients. This study investigates the association between asthma traits, atopy and obesity-related markers in Chinese adolescents...
  28. doi PTGDR is not a major candidate gene for asthma and atopy in Chinese children
    Ting Fan Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:556-62. 2009
    ..PTGDR haplotypes were not associated with asthma and atopy phenotypes (p > 0.09 for all). Our results do not support PTGDR to be a major candidate gene for asthma traits in Chinese children...
  29. doi Predicting changes in clinical status of young asthmatics: clinical scores or objective parameters?
    Ting F Leung
    Department of Pediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:442-9. 2009
    ..203, P = 0.042). In conclusion, C-ACT is better than DSS and objective parameters in reflecting changes in asthma status and predicting asthma exacerbations in young children...
  30. doi Asthma Control Test correlates well with the treatment decisions made by asthma specialists
    Fanny W S Ko
    Department of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Respirology 14:559-66. 2009
    ....
  31. doi PHF11 is not a major candidate gene for asthma or eczema in Chinese children
    Hing Y Sy
    Department of Pediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Pulmonol 45:890-7. 2010
    ..Our findings do not support PHF11 to be a major candidate gene for asthma, eczema and aeroallergen sensitization in Chinese children...
  32. doi Independent associations of alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels with cardiovascular risk factor clustering in Chinese adolescents
    Alice P S Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Hepatol 49:115-22. 2008
    ..To establish the prevalence of elevated serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) concentrations in Chinese adolescents, and to explore the nature of associations amongst ALT, obesity and cardiovascular risk factors...
  33. doi Multiplex molecular detection of respiratory pathogens in children with asthma exacerbation
    Ting Fan Leung
    Department of Pediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Chest 137:348-54. 2010
    ..The relative importance of different respiratory pathogens and relevant microbiological data in Asian children are unclear. This study elucidated the epidemiology of respiratory infections in Hong Kong children with asthma exacerbation...
  34. doi Association of CTLA-4 and IL-13 gene polymorphisms with Graves' disease and ophthalmopathy in Chinese children
    Kelvin K L Chong
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:2409-15. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to investigate CTLA-4 and IL-13 polymorphisms in Chinese pediatric patients with GD and GO...
  35. ncbi Diffusion-weighted MRI in shaken baby syndrome
    Yu Leung Chan
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Organ Imaging, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Pediatr Radiol 33:574-7. 2003
    ..Diffusion-weighted MR imaging is valuable in the diagnostic work-up of suspected shaken baby syndrome, as injury to the white matter can be demonstrated days after the injury...
  36. ncbi The C-159T polymorphism in the CD14 promoter is associated with serum total IgE concentration in atopic Chinese children
    Ting Fan Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 14:255-60. 2003
    ..039). This polymorphic marker was not associated with asthma or aeroallergen sensitization in our cohort. Our results suggest that the C-159T of CD14 was associated with serum total IgE concentration in atopic Chinese children...
  37. ncbi The relation between obesity and asthmatic airway inflammation
    Ting Fan Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 15:344-50. 2004
    ..In conclusion, ENO and LTB(4) concentration in EBC are increased in childhood asthma. However, these inflammatory markers did not differ between obese and non-obese children with asthma...
  38. ncbi Analysis of growth factors and inflammatory cytokines in exhaled breath condensate from asthmatic children
    Ting Fan Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 137:66-72. 2005
    ..This study investigates the relation between childhood asthma and levels of these mediators in exhaled breath condensate (EBC)...
  39. ncbi CD14 and toll-like receptors: potential contribution of genetic factors and mechanisms to inflammation and allergy
    Ting Fan Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Curr Drug Targets Inflamm Allergy 4:169-75. 2005
    ..Lastly, the prospect of using immunomodulatory agents targeting on the innate immunity to treat or even prevent asthma and other allergic diseases will be discussed...
  40. ncbi Exhaled breath condensate levels of 8-isoprostane, growth related oncogene alpha and monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Fanny W S Ko
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Respir Med 100:630-8. 2006
    ..8-isoprostane level, but not GROalpha and MCP-1, in EBC was increased in COPD patients with poorer lung function. This suggests an increased oxidative stress in the airway in patients with more severe COPD...
  41. ncbi Clinical and technical factors affecting pH and other biomarkers in exhaled breath condensate
    Ting F Leung
    Department of Pediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:87-94. 2006
    ..In conclusion, our results suggest that pH in non-deaerated EBC is influenced by asthma severity in children. EBC pH measurement is reproducible, but is dependent on the collection devices used...
  42. pmc The problem of obesity among adolescents in Hong Kong: a comparison using various diagnostic criteria
    Gary T C Ko
    The Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Pediatr 8:10. 2008
    ..Obesity is now a global epidemic. In this study, we aimed to assess the rates of obesity using several major diagnostic criteria in Chinese school adolescents in Hong Kong...
  43. ncbi Lack of association between NOS2 pentanucleotide repeat polymorphism and asthma phenotypes or exhaled nitric oxide concentration
    Ting F Leung
    Department of Pediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:649-55. 2006
    ..949), atopy (P = 0.305), IgE sensitization to aeroallergens (P > 0.2 for all), or FeNO (P = 0.847). These findings do not support NOS2 to be a major candidate gene for asthma or IgE-mediated allergic diseases in Chinese children...
  44. ncbi Autoimmune hypothyroidism after unrelated haematopoietic stem cell transplantation in children
    Vincent Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 28:293-5. 2006
    ..The causes of post-transplantation autoimmune hypothyroidism are probably multiple. In these two patients, the presence of chronic graft-versus-host disease may be the most significant contributing factor...
  45. ncbi Genetic association study between mbl2 and asthma phenotypes in Chinese children
    Ting Fan Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese Univesity of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 17:501-7. 2006
    ..047). The latter three associations became insignificant when adjusted for multiple comparisons. Despite the importance of MBL in innate immunity, our mbl2 polymorphisms only show weak association with asthma and atopy in children...
  46. pmc Epidemiology and clinical presentations of human coronavirus NL63 infections in hong kong children
    Ting Fan Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3486-92. 2009
    ..The majority of local HCoV-NL63 isolates were phylogenetically closely related to those found in Belgium and The Netherlands. In conclusion, HCoV-NL63 is an important yet uncommon virus among our hospitalized children with acute RTIs...
  47. doi The Asian side of asthma and allergy
    Ting Fan Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 8:384-90. 2008
    ..This review summarizes important lessons learnt from research findings from Asia on asthma and allergy...
  48. ncbi Gene-gene interactions for asthma and plasma total IgE concentration in Chinese children
    Iris H S Chan
    Department of Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:127-33. 2006
    ..Asthma is a complex disease resulting from interactions between multiple genes and environmental factors. Study of gene-gene interactions could provide insight into asthma pathophysiology...
  49. doi Indoor determinants of endotoxin and dust mite exposures in Hong Kong homes with asthmatic children
    Ting Fan Leung
    Department of Pediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 152:279-87. 2010
    ..This study investigated house dust endotoxin and Der p 1 levels in Hong Kong families with asthmatic children, and their effects on asthma severity...
  50. ncbi Advancements in the battle against severe acute respiratory syndrome
    David S C Hui
    Department of Pediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:1687-93. 2004
    ..This paper provides a review of the epidemiology, clinical features and possible treatment strategies of SARS...
  51. pmc Factors associated with difference in prevalence of asthma in children from three cities in China: multicentre epidemiological survey
    Gary W K Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    BMJ 329:486. 2004
    ..To determine the factors associated with difference in prevalence of asthma in children in different regions of China...
  52. ncbi What have we learnt from ISAAC phase III in the Asia-Pacific rim?
    Annie O L Fok
    Department of Paediatrics and School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 9:116-22. 2009
    ..This review summarizes important lessons learnt from ISAAC phase III results from Asia on asthma and allergy...
  53. pmc Overweight, family history of diabetes and attending schools of lower academic grading are independent predictors for metabolic syndrome in Hong Kong Chinese adolescents
    Risa Ozaki
    Department of Medicine, The Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Arch Dis Child 92:224-8. 2007
    ..Overweight and metabolic syndrome (MES) are emerging in both adult and paediatric populations...
  54. ncbi Reference values for serum levels of insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1) and IGF-binding protein 3 (IGFBP-3) and their ratio in Chinese adolescents
    Alice P S Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Clin Biochem 40:1093-9. 2007
    ..To establish the reference values for serum levels of IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 and their ratio in Chinese adolescents aged 12-19 years...
  55. ncbi Epidemiology of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS): adults and children
    Nan Shan Zhong
    Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases, Guangzhou, China
    Paediatr Respir Rev 5:270-4. 2004
    ..In addition, there were another two events of SARS in China between the end of December 2003 and January 2004 and from March to May 2004; both were readily controlled without significant patient spread...
  56. ncbi Association between TARC C-431T and atopy and asthma in children
    Ting Fan Leung
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:199-202. 2004