Sin Eng Chia

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Country: Singapore

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sun exposure and the risk of prostate cancer in the Singapore Prostate Cancer Study: a case-control study
    Sin Eng Chia
    Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:3179-85. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Occupation and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Singapore
    S E Chia
    Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Occup Med (Lond) 62:29-33. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Distribution of PON1 polymorphisms PON1Q192R and PON1L55M among Chinese, Malay and Indian males in Singapore and possible susceptibility to organophosphate exposure
    Sin Eng Chia
    Centre for Molecular Epidemiology, Department of Community, Occupational and FamilyMedicine MD3, Yong Loo Ling School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Neurotoxicology 30:214-9. 2009
  4. pmc Incidence, mortality and survival patterns of prostate cancer among residents in Singapore from 1968 to 2002
    Sin Eng Chia
    Centre for Molecular Epidemiology, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    BMC Cancer 8:368. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Effect of ageing and body mass index on prostate-specific antigen levels among Chinese men in Singapore from a community-based study
    Sin Eng Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    BJU Int 103:1487-91. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Prostate-specific antigen levels among Chinese, Malays and Indians in Singapore from a community-based study
    Sin Eng Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:375-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study of primary-care physicians in Singapore on their concerns and preparedness for an avian influenza outbreak
    Teck Yee Wong
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:458-64. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Possibilities of newer ALAD polymorphism influencing human susceptibility to effects of inorganic lead on the neurobehavioral functions
    Sin Eng Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Neurotoxicology 28:312-7. 2007
  9. pmc Association of blood lead and homocysteine levels among lead exposed subjects in Vietnam and Singapore
    Sin Eng Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Occup Environ Med 64:688-93. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Concerns, perceived impact and preparedness in an avian influenza pandemic--a comparative study between healthcare workers in primary and tertiary care
    Teck Yee Wong
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:96-102. 2008

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Sun exposure and the risk of prostate cancer in the Singapore Prostate Cancer Study: a case-control study
    Sin Eng Chia
    Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:3179-85. 2012
    ..Little is known about the influence on Asian populations. The purpose of current study was to evaluate any association of sun exposure with risk of prostate cancer in Chinese, Malays and Indians who reside in the tropics...
  2. doi request reprint Occupation and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Singapore
    S E Chia
    Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Occup Med (Lond) 62:29-33. 2012
    ..Some epidemiological studies have reported that teachers may be at increased risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), but results are inconsistent...
  3. doi request reprint Distribution of PON1 polymorphisms PON1Q192R and PON1L55M among Chinese, Malay and Indian males in Singapore and possible susceptibility to organophosphate exposure
    Sin Eng Chia
    Centre for Molecular Epidemiology, Department of Community, Occupational and FamilyMedicine MD3, Yong Loo Ling School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Neurotoxicology 30:214-9. 2009
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  4. pmc Incidence, mortality and survival patterns of prostate cancer among residents in Singapore from 1968 to 2002
    Sin Eng Chia
    Centre for Molecular Epidemiology, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    BMC Cancer 8:368. 2008
    ..From 1968 to 2002, Singapore experienced an almost four-fold increase in prostate cancer incidence. This paper examines the incidence, mortality and survival patterns for prostate cancer among all residents in Singapore from 1968 to 2002...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of ageing and body mass index on prostate-specific antigen levels among Chinese men in Singapore from a community-based study
    Sin Eng Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    BJU Int 103:1487-91. 2009
    ..03 ng/mL) and > or =30 kg/m(2) (0.85 ng/mL). CONCLUSION These data suggest that the BMI in Chinese men in Singapore is significantly associated with PSA levels, especially among the obese men aged 70-79 years...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prostate-specific antigen levels among Chinese, Malays and Indians in Singapore from a community-based study
    Sin Eng Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:375-8. 2007
    ..PSA levels were positively associated with age. It may be more appropriate to offer PSA testing to men who are >60 years old rather than the current >50 years...
  7. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study of primary-care physicians in Singapore on their concerns and preparedness for an avian influenza outbreak
    Teck Yee Wong
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:458-64. 2008
    ..Different groups of PCPs could have different concerns and preparedness level. We assessed the concerns, perceived impact and preparedness for an outbreak among PCPs in Singapore...
  8. ncbi request reprint Possibilities of newer ALAD polymorphism influencing human susceptibility to effects of inorganic lead on the neurobehavioral functions
    Sin Eng Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Neurotoxicology 28:312-7. 2007
    ..A cross-sectional study was conducted to study the association between some new ALAD polymorphism and susceptibility to effects of inorganic lead on the neurobehavioral functions...
  9. pmc Association of blood lead and homocysteine levels among lead exposed subjects in Vietnam and Singapore
    Sin Eng Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Occup Environ Med 64:688-93. 2007
    ..Lead and homocysteine are both linked to cardiovascular disease. With this in mind, the authors evaluated the relation between blood lead and homocysteine in people aged 19-66 years in two Asian populations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Concerns, perceived impact and preparedness in an avian influenza pandemic--a comparative study between healthcare workers in primary and tertiary care
    Teck Yee Wong
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:96-102. 2008
    ..We compared the concerns, perceived impact and preparedness for an AI pandemic between HCWs working in public primary care clinics and a tertiary healthcare setting...
  11. ncbi request reprint Delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) polymorphism and susceptibility of workers exposed to inorganic lead and its effects on neurobehavioral functions
    Sin Eng Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine MD3, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Neurotoxicology 25:1041-7. 2004
    ..It is postulated that the ALAD2 allele may exert protective measures against the neurotoxic effects of lead. Further study involving a larger cohort of workers with the ALAD2 allele would be needed to confirm this hypothesis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Salivary acetylcholinesterase as a biomarker for organophosphate exposure
    Vivian Ng
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Occup Med (Lond) 59:120-2. 2009
    ..Workers exposed to organophosphate (OP) pesticides are required to undergo periodic statutory medical surveillance in several countries...
  13. ncbi request reprint Interethnic variability of plasma paraoxonase (PON1) activity towards organophosphates and PON1 polymorphisms among Asian populations--a short review
    Safiyya Mohamed Ali
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine MD3, Faculty of Medicine, National Centre for Molecular Epidemiology, National University of Singapore
    Ind Health 46:309-17. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Examination stress, salivary cortisol, and academic performance
    Vivian Ng
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Psychol Rep 93:1133-4. 2003
    ..Students who reported higher stress and had higher cortisol levels before the examination tended to have significantly lower examination scores...
  15. ncbi request reprint Salivary biomarkers associated with academic assessment stress among dental undergraduates
    Vivian Ng
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    J Dent Educ 67:1091-4. 2003
    ..Pre-test stress scores were associated with raised salivary cortisol, but not IgA or CgA. Students who perceived higher levels of stress after the test generally had poorer results...
  16. ncbi request reprint Incidence, mortality and five-year relative survival ratio of prostate cancer among Chinese residents in Singapore from 1968 to 2002 by metastatic staging
    Sin Eng Chia
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 39:466-71. 2010
    ..This paper examines the incidence, mortality and survival patterns among all Chinese residents with prostate cancer reported to the Singapore Cancer Registry in Singapore from 1968 to 2002 by metastatic staging...
  17. ncbi request reprint Concerns and preparedness for an avian influenza pandemic: a comparison between community hospital and tertiary hospital healthcare workers
    Seng Kwing Cheong
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ind Health 45:653-61. 2007
    ..Healthcare institutions need to include personal, psychological and family concerns on the agenda and increase participation in readiness preparation activities among HCWs to help prepare for such future crises...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of storage time on stability of salivary immunoglobulin A and lysozyme
    Vivian Ng
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine MD3, National University of Singapore, 16, Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Singapore
    Clin Chim Acta 338:131-4. 2003
    ..In many research settings, storage of samples prior to analysis is unavoidable. This study investigates the effects of storage time on stability of salivary immunoglobulin A (IgA) and lysozyme...
  19. pmc A comparative population-based study of prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates in Singapore, Sweden and Geneva, Switzerland from 1973 to 2006
    Cynthia Chen
    Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, 28 Medical Drive, Singapore 11745, Singapore
    BMC Cancer 12:222. 2012
    ..This population-based study describes trends in the incidence and mortality rates of prostate cancer in Singapore, Sweden and Geneva (Switzerland) from 1973 to 2006 and explores possible explanations for these different trends...
  20. doi request reprint Sun exposure and risk of lymphoid neoplasms in Singapore
    Kin Yoke Wong
    Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1055-64. 2012
    ..We evaluated the association between personal outdoor sun exposure and risk of malignant lymphomas in Singapore...
  21. pmc Possible influence of delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase polymorphism and susceptibility to renal toxicity of lead: a study of a Vietnamese population
    Sin Eng Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1313-7. 2005
    ..007 mg/g Cr Ualb. HpyCH4 SNP appeared to modify the lead toxicity to kidney with wild-type allele being more susceptible than variants. The mechanism for this effect is not clear. Further studies are needed to confirm this observation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers for male reproductive health hazards: are they available?
    Choon Nam Ong
    Centre for Environmental and Occupational Health, Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16, Medical Drive, 117597 Singapore, Singapore
    Toxicol Lett 134:17-30. 2002
    ..A panel of biomarkers with specific goals should be considered. Collaborative multidisciplinary studies are also needed to overcome some of the issues mentioned here...
  23. ncbi request reprint Detection of apoptotic alterations in sperm in subfertile patients and their correlations with sperm quality
    Han Ming Shen
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Hum Reprod 17:1266-73. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to define the effect of apoptosis on sperm quality and function...
  24. ncbi request reprint Concerns over participation in genetic research among Malay-Muslims, Chinese and Indians in Singapore: a focus group study
    Mee Lian Wong
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine MD3, National University Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    Community Genet 7:44-54. 2004
    ..This study was aimed at exploring and comparing peoples' concerns over donation of blood specimens for genetic research across three ethnic groups in Singapore: Malay-Muslims, Chinese and Indians...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of adult men with heat exhaustion with regard to postural stability and neurobehavioral effects: a 6-month follow-up study
    Sin Eng Chia
    Defence Medical Research Institute, Defence Science and Technology Agency and Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 25:503-8. 2003
    ..The prognosis of adult with heat exhaustion is good. There were no significant differences in neurobehavioral tests and postural stability among the cases and controls 612 months after the episode...
  26. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes and practices of the Advance Medical Directive in a residential estate in Singapore
    Matthew Tay
    Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 39:424-8. 2010
    ..This study investigates the knowledge, attitudes and practices of residents in a residential estate in Singapore on the Advance Medical Directive (AMD)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Risk perception and impact of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) on work and personal lives of healthcare workers in Singapore: what can we learn?
    David Koh
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine MD3, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Med Care 43:676-82. 2005
    ..Healthcare workers (HCWs) were at the frontline during the battle against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). Understanding their fears and anxieties may hold lessons for handling future outbreaks, including acts of bioterrorism...