Gang Hu

Summary

Affiliation: National Public Health Institute
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi Occupational, commuting and leisure-time physical activity in relation to coronary heart disease among middle-aged Finnish men and women
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 194:490-7. 2007
  2. ncbi Body mass index, waist circumference, and waist-hip ratio on the risk of total and type-specific stroke
    Gang Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Diseases Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 167:1420-7. 2007
  3. ncbi Coffee consumption and the incidence of antihypertensive drug treatment in Finnish men and women
    Gang Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Diseases Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:457-64. 2007
  4. ncbi The gender-specific impact of diabetes and myocardial infarction at baseline and during follow-up on mortality from all causes and coronary heart disease
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1413-8. 2005
  5. ncbi Sex differences in cardiovascular and total mortality among diabetic and non-diabetic individuals with or without history of myocardial infarction
    G Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 48:856-61. 2005
  6. ncbi The effects of physical activity and body mass index on cardiovascular, cancer and all-cause mortality among 47 212 middle-aged Finnish men and women
    G Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:894-902. 2005
  7. ncbi Joint effects of physical activity, body mass index, waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio with the risk of cardiovascular disease among middle-aged Finnish men and women
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Heart J 25:2212-9. 2004
  8. ncbi Physical activity, cardiovascular risk factors, and mortality among Finnish adults with diabetes
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 28:799-805. 2005
  9. ncbi Coffee and tea consumption and the risk of Parkinson's disease
    Gang Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Diseases Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Mov Disord 22:2242-8. 2007
  10. ncbi Urinary sodium and potassium excretion and the risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective study in Finland
    G Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 48:1477-83. 2005

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. ncbi Occupational, commuting and leisure-time physical activity in relation to coronary heart disease among middle-aged Finnish men and women
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 194:490-7. 2007
    ..To examine the association of different levels of occupational, commuting, and leisure-time physical activity with the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) events...
  2. ncbi Body mass index, waist circumference, and waist-hip ratio on the risk of total and type-specific stroke
    Gang Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Diseases Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 167:1420-7. 2007
    ..Adiposity is an established risk factor for cardiovascular disease, but the relationship of adiposity with the risk of cerebrovascular disease is still to some extent unclear...
  3. ncbi Coffee consumption and the incidence of antihypertensive drug treatment in Finnish men and women
    Gang Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Diseases Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:457-64. 2007
    ..Only 2 prospective studies have previously investigated the association between coffee consumption and incident hypertension, and the findings are equivocal...
  4. ncbi The gender-specific impact of diabetes and myocardial infarction at baseline and during follow-up on mortality from all causes and coronary heart disease
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1413-8. 2005
    ..The goal of this study is to compare the magnitude of diabetes and myocardial infarction (MI) at baseline and during follow-up on cause-specific and all-cause mortality...
  5. ncbi Sex differences in cardiovascular and total mortality among diabetic and non-diabetic individuals with or without history of myocardial infarction
    G Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 48:856-61. 2005
    ..We investigated the associations of type 2 diabetes and a history of myocardial infarction (MI) with coronary heart disease, stroke, cardiovascular and total mortality, and whether these effects are different in men and women...
  6. ncbi The effects of physical activity and body mass index on cardiovascular, cancer and all-cause mortality among 47 212 middle-aged Finnish men and women
    G Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:894-902. 2005
    ..To examine the association of physical activity and body mass index (BMI), and their combined effect, with the risk of total, cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer mortality...
  7. ncbi Joint effects of physical activity, body mass index, waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio with the risk of cardiovascular disease among middle-aged Finnish men and women
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Heart J 25:2212-9. 2004
    ..To assess joint associations of physical activity and different indicators of obesity (body mass index, waist circumference, and waist-to-hip ratio) with the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  8. ncbi Physical activity, cardiovascular risk factors, and mortality among Finnish adults with diabetes
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 28:799-805. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine both single and joint associations of physical activity and conventional cardiovascular risk factors with total and cardiovascular mortality among patients with diabetes...
  9. ncbi Coffee and tea consumption and the risk of Parkinson's disease
    Gang Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Diseases Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Mov Disord 22:2242-8. 2007
    ..41 (95% CI 0.20-0.83). These results suggest that coffee drinking is associated with a lower risk of PD. More tea drinking is associated with a lower risk of PD...
  10. ncbi Urinary sodium and potassium excretion and the risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective study in Finland
    G Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 48:1477-83. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether high salt intake, measured by 24-h urinary sodium excretion, is an independent risk factor for type 2 diabetes...
  11. ncbi Leisure time, occupational, and commuting physical activity and the risk of stroke
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Stroke 36:1994-9. 2005
    ..We assessed the relationship of different types of physical activity with total and type-specific stroke risk...
  12. ncbi Exercise, genetics and prevention of type 2 diabetes
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Essays Biochem 42:177-92. 2006
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  13. ncbi Body mass index and the risk of Parkinson disease
    G Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Neurology 67:1955-9. 2006
    ..To examine the association between body mass index (BMI) and the risk of Parkinson disease (PD)...
  14. ncbi Joint association of coffee consumption and other factors to the risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective study in Finland
    G Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1742-9. 2006
    ..OBJECTIVe: To examine joint associations of coffee consumption and other factors (including physical activity, obesity and alcohol consumption) with the risk of type 2 diabetes...
  15. ncbi The joint associations of occupational, commuting, and leisure-time physical activity, and the Framingham risk score on the 10-year risk of coronary heart disease
    Gang Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Diseases Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Heart J 28:492-8. 2007
    ..To determine joint associations of different kinds of physical activity and the Framingham risk score (FRS) with the 10-year risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) events...
  16. ncbi Type 2 diabetes and the risk of Parkinson's disease
    Gang Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Diseases Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 30:842-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate whether type 2 diabetes at baseline is a risk factor for Parkinson's disease...
  17. ncbi The impact of history of hypertension and type 2 diabetes at baseline on the incidence of stroke and stroke mortality
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Stroke 36:2538-43. 2005
    ..We evaluated prospectively the joint association of history of hypertension and type 2 diabetes on the incidence of stroke and stroke mortality...
  18. ncbi Occupational, commuting, and leisure-time physical activity in relation to cardiovascular mortality among finnish subjects with hypertension
    Gang Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Prevention of Chronic Diseases, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Hypertens 20:1242-50. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association of occupational, commuting, and leisure-time physical activity on cardiovascular mortality among hypertensive patients...
  19. ncbi The effect of diabetes and stroke at baseline and during follow-up on stroke mortality
    G Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 49:2309-16. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the magnitude of the effect of diabetes and stroke at baseline and during follow-up on risk of stroke mortality...
  20. ncbi Joint effects of history of hypertension at baseline and type 2 diabetes at baseline and during follow-up on the risk of coronary heart disease
    Gang Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Diseases Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Heart J 28:3059-66. 2007
    ..To evaluate the joint associations of history of hypertension at baseline and type 2 diabetes at baseline and during follow-up on the incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) and CHD mortality...
  21. ncbi The increasing prevalence of metabolic syndrome among Finnish men and women over a decade
    Gang Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Diseases Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:832-6. 2008
    ..Our objective was to assess a 10-yr change in the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome defined by the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) among Finnish men and women...
  22. ncbi Occupational, commuting, and leisure-time physical activity in relation to total and cardiovascular mortality among Finnish subjects with type 2 diabetes
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Circulation 110:666-73. 2004
    ..Some previous studies have assessed the association between leisure-time physical activity and mortality among patients with diabetes, but the potential effect of occupational and commuting physical activity remains uncertain...
  23. ncbi Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its relation to all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in nondiabetic European men and women
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 164:1066-76. 2004
    ..This study examined the age- and sex-specific prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its association with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in nondiabetic European men and women...
  24. ncbi Different worlds, different tasks for health promotion: comparisons of health risk profiles in Chinese and Finnish rural people
    G Hu
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Health Promot Int 16:315-20. 2001
    ..In Finland, the biggest task seems to be the reduction of weight and lipid abnormalities, and the prevention of hypertension...
  25. ncbi Nonhypertensive cardiac effects of a high salt diet
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Curr Hypertens Rep 4:13-7. 2002
    ..The association of high salt intake, insulin resistance, and salt sensitivity, and the interaction between high salt intake, heart rate, and blood pressure are debated...
  26. ncbi Gender difference in all-cause and cardiovascular mortality related to hyperglycaemia and newly-diagnosed diabetes
    G Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 46:608-17. 2003
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate whether the association between different degrees of hyperglycaemia and the risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality is different in women and men...
  27. ncbi Comparison of dietary and non-dietary risk factors in overweight and normal-weight Chinese adults
    Gang Hu
    Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Br J Nutr 88:91-7. 2002
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  28. doi Joint effects of coffee consumption and serum gamma-glutamyltransferase on the risk of liver cancer
    Gang Hu
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Hepatology 48:129-36. 2008
    ..A combination of very low coffee consumption and high level of serum GGT was associated with nearly nine-fold increased risk...
  29. pmc Physical activity during leisure and commuting in Tianjin, China
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Bull World Health Organ 80:933-8. 2002
    ..To investigate physical activity during leisure time and commuting among persons aged 15-69 years in the urban population of Tianjin, China, and to assess its associations with demographic and health-related characteristics...
  30. ncbi Occupational, commuting, and leisure-time physical activity in relation to risk for Type 2 diabetes in middle-aged Finnish men and women
    G Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 46:322-9. 2003
    ..This study is to examine the relationship of occupational, commuting and leisure-time physical activity with the incidence of Type 2 diabetes...
  31. doi Total cholesterol and the risk of Parkinson disease
    G Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Diseases Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Neurology 70:1972-9. 2008
    ..To examine the association between serum total cholesterol at baseline and the risk of Parkinson disease (PD)...
  32. ncbi Physical activity, body mass index, and risk of type 2 diabetes in patients with normal or impaired glucose regulation
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 164:892-6. 2004
    ..Sedentary lifestyle, obesity, and impaired glucose regulation are associated with the risk of type 2 diabetes. However, the joint associations of these risk factors are not known...
  33. ncbi The metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Curr Diabetes Rev 1:137-43. 2005
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  34. ncbi Commuting, leisure-time physical activity, and cardiovascular risk factors in China
    Gang Hu
    Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:234-8. 2002
    ..The relationship between both commuting and leisure-time physical activity and selected cardiovascular risk factors was analyzed...
  35. ncbi Low physical activity as a predictor for total and cardiovascular disease mortality in middle-aged men and women in Finland
    Noel C Barengo
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, PL 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Heart J 25:2204-11. 2004
    ....
  36. ncbi The validity of the Finnish Diabetes Risk Score for the prediction of the incidence of coronary heart disease and stroke, and total mortality
    Karri Silventoinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:451-8. 2005
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  37. ncbi The metabolic syndrome defined by factor analysis and incident type 2 diabetes in a chinese population with high postprandial glucose
    Jian Jun Wang
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, KTL GE Lab, Kytosuontie 11, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 27:2429-37. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine how the major components of the metabolic syndrome relate to each other and to the development of diabetes using factor analysis...
  38. ncbi Low physical activity as a predictor for antihypertensive drug treatment in 25-64-year-old populations in eastern and south-western Finland
    Noel C Barengo
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Hypertens 23:293-9. 2005
    ....
  39. doi Association of serum C-reactive protein level with sex-specific type 2 diabetes risk: a prospective finnish study
    Gang Hu
    Departments of Health Promotion and Chronic Diseases Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki FIN 00300, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:2099-105. 2009
    ..Our objective was to assess whether the association of serum C-reactive protein (CRP) with type 2 diabetes risk is modified by sex...
  40. ncbi Socio-economic status and serum lipids: a cross-sectional study in a Chinese urban population
    Zhijie Yu
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:143-9. 2002
    ..The direction of the association between high socio-economic status and poor serum lipid profiles appears to be opposite to those observed in the developed countries...
  41. ncbi Coffee consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus among middle-aged Finnish men and women
    Jaakko Tuomilehto
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    JAMA 291:1213-9. 2004
    ..Only a few studies of coffee consumption and diabetes mellitus (DM) have been reported, even though coffee is the most consumed beverage in the world...
  42. ncbi Changes in features of the metabolic syndrome and incident impaired glucose regulation or type 2 diabetes in a chinese population
    Jian Jun Wang
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, KTL GE Lab, Kytosuontie 11, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 28:448-50. 2005
  43. ncbi Age- and sex-specific prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose regulation in 11 Asian cohorts
    Qing Qiao
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 26:1770-80. 2003
    ..To report the age- and sex-specific prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose regulation (IGR) according to revised World Health Organization criteria for diabetes in Asian populations...
  44. ncbi How well does the metabolic syndrome defined by five definitions predict incident diabetes and incident coronary heart disease in a Chinese population?
    Jian Jun Wang
    Department of Medicine, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, FIN 70210 Kuopio, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 192:161-8. 2007
    ..None of the five definitions predicted either incident CHD alone (177 cases) or total incident CHD (236 cases). In conclusion, the MetS defined by the current definitions appears to be more effective at predicting incident diabetes...
  45. ncbi Educational inequalities in the metabolic syndrome and coronary heart disease among middle-aged men and women
    Karri Silventoinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, PO Box 41, Mannerheimintie 172, FIN 00014, Finland
    Int J Epidemiol 34:327-34. 2005
    ..We investigated this question in a prospective study of middle-aged men and women...
  46. ncbi Relationship of physical activity and body mass index to the risk of hypertension: a prospective study in Finland
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Hypertension 43:25-30. 2004
    ..The present study indicates that regular physical activity and weight control can reduce the risk of hypertension. The protective effect of physical activity was observed in both sexes regardless of the level of obesity...
  47. ncbi Effects of impaired fasting glucose and impaired glucose tolerance on predicting incident type 2 diabetes in a Chinese population with high post-prandial glucose
    Jian Jun Wang
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Kytosuontie 11, KTL GE Lab, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 66:183-91. 2004
    ..To ascertain which impaired glucose homeostasis at baseline is predictive of conversion to type 2 diabetes in both men and women in a high-risk non-diabetic population...
  48. doi The effects of awareness, treatment and control of hypertension on future stroke incidence in a community-based population study in Finland
    Noel C Barengo
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Hypertens 27:1459-65. 2009
    ..To investigate whether there are differences in stroke risk among hypertensive men and women by awareness, treatment and blood pressure control status at baseline...
  49. ncbi Epidemiological studies of exercise in diabetes prevention
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes Unit, Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:583-95. 2007
    ..Our review of the scientific evidence confirms that 30 min/d of moderate- or high-level physical activity is an effective and safe way to prevent type 2 diabetes in all populations...
  50. ncbi Relation between commuting, leisure time physical activity and serum lipids in a Chinese urban population
    G Hu
    Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Ann Hum Biol 28:412-21. 2001
    ..To analyse the association between both commuting and leisure time physical activity and serum lipids in a Chinese population...
  51. ncbi Effects of smoking, obesity and physical activity on the risk of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged Finnish men and women
    K Patja
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Intern Med 258:356-62. 2005
    ..To examine the association of cigarette smoking with the risk of type 2 diabetes and to find out whether the association is modified by obesity and physical activity...
  52. doi Coffee consumption and risk of gastric and pancreatic cancer--a prospective cohort study
    Siamak Bidel
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Cancer 132:1651-9. 2013
    ..19) and 0.82 (95% CI, 0.38-1.76) (P for trend = 0.95) for the combined population of men and women, respectively. We did not find a significant association between coffee consumption and the risk of gastric and/or pancreatic cancers...
  53. ncbi Coffee consumption, serum gamma-glutamyltransferase and risk of type II diabetes
    S Bidel
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:178-85. 2008
    ..To study the joint association of coffee consumption and serum gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) levels on the risk of developing type II diabetes...
  54. ncbi The metabolic syndrome and incident diabetes: assessment of four suggested definitions of the metabolic syndrome in a Chinese population with high post-prandial glucose
    J J Wang
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Horm Metab Res 36:708-15. 2004
    ..To assess the sensitivity and specificity of the four definitions of the metabolic syndrome for incident diabetes in both men and women...
  55. ncbi The association between thinness and socio-economic disadvantage, health indicators, and adverse health behaviour: a study of 28 000 Finnish men and women
    S Sarlio-Lähteenkorva
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:568-73. 2004
    ..To examine how thinness is associated with indicators of socio-economic disadvantage, health-related behaviours, and health indicators including mortality...
  56. ncbi Effects of coffee consumption on glucose tolerance, serum glucose and insulin levels--a cross-sectional analysis
    S Bidel
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Horm Metab Res 38:38-43. 2006
    ..Coffee has several metabolic effects that could reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. Our objective was to examine the effects of coffee consumption on glucose tolerance, glucose and insulin levels...
  57. ncbi Coffee consumption and risk of total and cardiovascular mortality among patients with type 2 diabetes
    S Bidel
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 49:2618-26. 2006
    ..This study was designed to assess the association between coffee consumption and CVD mortality among patients with type 2 diabetes...
  58. ncbi A comparison of dietary and non-dietary factors of hypertension and normal blood pressure in a Chinese population
    G Hu
    Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Hum Hypertens 15:487-93. 2001
    ..dietary sodium intake and dietary sodium-to-potassium ratio were positively associated with high BP. Education level in women and commuting physical activity in men were inversely associated with high BP...
  59. doi Coffee consumption and risk of colorectal cancer
    S Bidel
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:917-23. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to examine this relationship among Finns, who are the heaviest coffee consumers in the world...
  60. ncbi Genes, environment, and interactions in prevention of type 2 diabetes: a focus on physical activity and lifestyle changes
    Lu Qi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Mol Med 8:519-32. 2008
    ..The gene-environment interactions merit extensive exploration in large, prospective studies...
  61. ncbi Protective effects of iptakalim, a novel ATP-sensitive potassium channel opener, on global cerebral ischemia-evoked insult in gerbils
    Hua Chen
    Laboratory of Neuropharmacology, Department of Anatomy, Histology and Pharmacology, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing 210029, China
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 27:665-72. 2006
    ..To investigate the protective role of iptakalim, a novel ATP sensitive potassium channel opener, on global cerebral ischemia-evoked insult in gerbils and glutamate-induced PC12 cell injury...
  62. ncbi Screen-detected diabetes, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia as predictors of cardiovascular mortality in five populations of Asian origin: the DECODA study
    Tomoko Nakagami
    Diabetes Center, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:555-61. 2006
    ..The aims of this study were to assess the predictive value of glucose tolerance status as a risk factor for CVD and identify a high-risk group for fatal CVD in population-based studies of Asians...
  63. ncbi Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase predicts non-fatal myocardial infarction and fatal coronary heart disease among 28,838 middle-aged men and women
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Jung Gu, Daegu, South Korea 700 422
    Eur Heart J 27:2170-6. 2006
    ..This study examined if serum GGT predicted coronary heart disease (CHD), especially differentiating non-fatal myocardial infarction (MI) and fatal CHD event, among the general population or participants with type-2 diabetes...
  64. ncbi Increase in DPP-IV in the intestine, liver and kidney of the rat treated with high fat diet and streptozotocin
    Jian Yang
    Department of Pharmacology, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing 210029, China
    Life Sci 81:272-9. 2007
    ..Since both high fat diet and insulin deficiency are closely linked with etiology of Type II diabetes, the evidence in this study suggests a role of DPP-IV in development of Type II diabetes...
  65. ncbi 6-Hydroxydopamine-induced glutathione alteration occurs via glutathione enzyme system in primary cultured astrocytes
    Ji Zhang
    Department of Pharmacology, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing 210029, China
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 26:799-805. 2005
    ..To define the role of enzymes involved in glutathione metabolism in 6-hydroxydopamine (6-OHDA)-induced glutathione alteration in primary cultured astrocytes...
  66. ncbi Effects of systemic administration of iptakalim on extracellular neurotransmitter levels in the striatum of unilateral 6-hydroxydopamine-lesioned rats
    Sen Wang
    Department of Pharmacology and Neurobiology, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, PR China
    Neuropsychopharmacology 31:933-40. 2006
    ..ii) KATP channels regulate extracellular neurotransmitter levels in the striatum of unilateral 6-OHDA-lesioned rats and may play neuroprotective roles due to their effects on glutamate transporters...
  67. ncbi ITF-2, a downstream target of the Wnt/TCF pathway, is activated in human cancers with beta-catenin defects and promotes neoplastic transformation
    Frank T Kolligs
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Genetics and the Cancer Center, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Cancer Cell 1:145-55. 2002
    ..We propose that ITF-2 is a TCF-regulated gene, which functions in concert with other TCF target genes to promote growth and/or survival of cancer cells with defects in beta-catenin regulation...
  68. ncbi Role of 11-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 in differentiation of 3T3-L1 cells and in rats with diet-induced obesity
    Yun Liu
    Department of Pharmacology, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing 210029, China
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 27:588-96. 2006
    ..To observe the roles of 11-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 (11beta-HSD1) in in vitro preadipocyte differentiation and in rats with diet-induced obesity (DIO)...
  69. ncbi An interaction between ATP and high K+: mutual impairment of ATP- and high K(+)-evoked [Ca2+]i increase in NG 108-15 cells
    Sheng Nan Li
    Department of Pharmacology and Neurobiology, Nanjing Medical University, Hanzhong Road 140, 210029 Nanjing, People s Republic of China
    Neurochem Res 27:451-5. 2002
    ..The mutual desensitization of the responses to ATP and high K+ strongly suggests that both agents rely at least in part on the same source of Ca2+ for elevation of [Ca2+]i in NG 108-15 cells...
  70. ncbi Sex- and region-specific alterations of basal amino acid and monoamine metabolism in the brain of aquaporin-4 knockout mice
    Yi Fan
    Laboratory of Neuropharmacology, Department of Anatomy, Histology and Pharmacology, Institute of Neurosciences, Nanjing Medical University, Jiangsu, China
    J Neurosci Res 82:458-64. 2005
    ..These results provide the first evidence that the lack of AQP4 expression is accompanied by sex- and region-specific alterations in brain amino acid and monoamine metabolism...
  71. ncbi [Study on the effects of lead from small industry of battery recycling on environment and children's health]
    Yiqun Wu
    Institute for Occupatinal Health and Posison Control, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 100050, China
    Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi 23:167-71. 2002
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  72. ncbi Targeting ischemic stroke with a novel opener of ATP-sensitive potassium channels in the brain
    Hai Wang
    Department of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Beijing Institue of Pharmacology and Toxicology, 27 Taiping Road, Beijing, 100850, P R China
    Mol Pharmacol 66:1160-8. 2004
    ..This compound thus has promise as a neuroprotective drug for the treatment of stroke and other forms of neuronal damage...
  73. ncbi Iptakalim alleviates rotenone-induced degeneration of dopaminergic neurons through inhibiting microglia-mediated neuroinflammation
    Fang Zhou
    Laboratory of Neuropharmacology, Department of Anatomy, Histology and Pharmacology, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, PR China
    Neuropsychopharmacology 32:2570-80. 2007
    ..These data strongly suggest that the K(ATP) opener IPT may be a novel and promising neuroprotective drug via inhibiting microglia-mediated neuroinflammation...
  74. ncbi A new spatiotemporally chaotic cryptosystem and its security and performance analyses
    Huaping Lü
    Department of Physics, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China
    Chaos 14:617-29. 2004
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  75. ncbi Alterations of striatal neurotransmitter release in aquaporin-4 deficient mice: An in vivo microdialysis study
    Jian Hua Ding
    Laboratory of Neuropharmacology, Department of Pharmacology, Nanjing Medical University, 140 Hanzhong Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210029, China
    Neurosci Lett 422:175-80. 2007
    ..This experiment provides the in vivo evidence that AQP4 participates in the regulation of neurotransmitter release induced by depolarizing stimuli...
  76. ncbi Activation of mitochondrial ATP-sensitive potassium channels improves rotenone-related motor and neurochemical alterations in rats
    Yong Yang
    Laboratory of Reproductive Medicine, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing 210029, Jiangsu, PR China
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 9:51-61. 2006
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