Bing Fang Hwang

Summary

Affiliation: Diwan College of Management
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. pmc Relation between air pollution and allergic rhinitis in Taiwanese schoolchildren
    Bing Fang Hwang
    School and Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, 91, Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung, 40402, Taiwan
    Respir Res 7:23. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Water disinfection by-products and the risk of specific birth defects: a population-based cross-sectional study in Taiwan
    Bing Fang Hwang
    Department and Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Environ Health 7:23. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Occupational noise exposure and incident hypertension in men: a prospective cohort study
    Ta Yuan Chang
    Department of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Am J Epidemiol 177:818-25. 2013
  4. pmc Fine particle, ozone exposure, and asthma/wheezing: effect modification by glutathione S-transferase P1 polymorphisms
    Bing Fang Hwang
    Department of Occupational Safety and Heath and Graduate Program, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e52715. 2013
  5. pmc Pulmonary function and incident bronchitis and asthma in children: a community-based prospective cohort study
    Yungling Leo Lee
    Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 7:e32477. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Effects of ambient air pollution on pulmonary function among schoolchildren
    Yungling Leo Lee
    Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 214:369-75. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Air pollution and prevalence of bronchitic symptoms among children in Taiwan
    Bing Fang Hwang
    Department of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Chest 138:956-64. 2010
  8. pmc Air pollution and stillbirth: a population-based case-control study in Taiwan
    Bing Fang Hwang
    Department of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1345-9. 2011
  9. pmc Water disinfection by-products and the risk of specific birth defects: a population-based cross-sectional study in Taiwan
    Bing Fang Hwang
    Department and Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, No 91 Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan, ROC
    Environ Health 7:23. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Gene-environment interaction between interleukin-4 promoter and molds in childhood asthma
    Bing Fang Hwang
    Department of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Ann Epidemiol 22:250-6. 2012

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Relation between air pollution and allergic rhinitis in Taiwanese schoolchildren
    Bing Fang Hwang
    School and Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, 91, Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung, 40402, Taiwan
    Respir Res 7:23. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to assess the effect of relation between exposure to urban air pollution and the prevalence allergic rhinitis among school children...
  2. doi request reprint Water disinfection by-products and the risk of specific birth defects: a population-based cross-sectional study in Taiwan
    Bing Fang Hwang
    Department and Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Environ Health 7:23. 2008
    ..Previous studies have focused mainly on birth defects in general or groups of defects. The objective of the present study was to assess the effect of water disinfection by-products on the risk of most common specific birth defects...
  3. doi request reprint Occupational noise exposure and incident hypertension in men: a prospective cohort study
    Ta Yuan Chang
    Department of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Am J Epidemiol 177:818-25. 2013
    ..Prolonged exposure to noise levels ≥85 dBA may increase males' systolic and diastolic blood pressure levels. This association may translate into a higher incidence of hypertension...
  4. pmc Fine particle, ozone exposure, and asthma/wheezing: effect modification by glutathione S-transferase P1 polymorphisms
    Bing Fang Hwang
    Department of Occupational Safety and Heath and Graduate Program, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e52715. 2013
    ..There are limited studies on the role of interaction between exposure to ambient air pollution and glutathione-S-transferase (GST) P1 on the risk of asthma/wheezing among children, which provided suggestive, but inconclusive results...
  5. pmc Pulmonary function and incident bronchitis and asthma in children: a community-based prospective cohort study
    Yungling Leo Lee
    Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 7:e32477. 2012
    ..However, the evidence for the predictive effects of pulmonary function on respiratory health in children was still inconsistent...
  6. doi request reprint Effects of ambient air pollution on pulmonary function among schoolchildren
    Yungling Leo Lee
    Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 214:369-75. 2011
    ..5) were generally negative for boys, none achieved statistical significance. Our data suggests that ambient traffic-related pollution had chronic adverse effects on pulmonary function in schoolchildren, especially for boys...
  7. doi request reprint Air pollution and prevalence of bronchitic symptoms among children in Taiwan
    Bing Fang Hwang
    Department of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Chest 138:956-64. 2010
    ..These studies provided suggestive but inconclusive results. Therefore, the objective of this study is to assess the association between air pollutants and the prevalence of bronchitic symptoms in the Taiwan Children Health Study...
  8. pmc Air pollution and stillbirth: a population-based case-control study in Taiwan
    Bing Fang Hwang
    Department of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1345-9. 2011
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  9. pmc Water disinfection by-products and the risk of specific birth defects: a population-based cross-sectional study in Taiwan
    Bing Fang Hwang
    Department and Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, No 91 Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan, ROC
    Environ Health 7:23. 2008
    ..Previous studies have focused mainly on birth defects in general or groups of defects. The objective of the present study was to assess the effect of water disinfection by-products on the risk of most common specific birth defects...
  10. doi request reprint Gene-environment interaction between interleukin-4 promoter and molds in childhood asthma
    Bing Fang Hwang
    Department of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Ann Epidemiol 22:250-6. 2012
    ..To assess the role of gene-environment interaction between interleukin (IL)-4 promoter and mold exposure on the development of asthma...
  11. pmc Household environmental tobacco smoke and risks of asthma, wheeze and bronchitic symptoms among children in Taiwan
    Ching Hui Tsai
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Respir Res 11:11. 2010
    ..Although studies show that maternal smoking during pregnancy increases the risks of respiratory outcomes in childhood, evidence concerning the effects of household environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure remains inconsistent...
  12. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and limb defects: A matched-pairs case-control study in Taiwan
    Yu Ting Lin
    Department of Public Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Environ Res 132:273-80. 2014
    ..Air pollution influences the development of limb defects in animals. There is little epidemiologic evidence on the effect of prenatal air pollution exposure on the risk of limb defects...
  13. pmc Risk of stillbirth in the relation to water disinfection by-products: a population-based case-control study in Taiwan
    Bing Fang Hwang
    Department and Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 7:e33949. 2012
    ..The objective was to assess the relation between exposure to water disinfection by-products and the risk of stillbirth...
  14. pmc Ozone and other air pollutants and the risk of oral clefts
    Bing Fang Hwang
    Department of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1411-5. 2008
    ..Air pollution influences the development of oral clefts in animals. There are few epidemiologic data on the relation of prenatal air pollution exposure and the risk of oral clefts...
  15. doi request reprint Gene-environment interaction between angiotensinogen and chronic exposure to occupational noise contribute to hypertension
    Bing Fang Hwang
    Department of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, No 91 Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
    Occup Environ Med 69:236-42. 2012
    ..The present study was to assess longitudinally both independent and joint effects of AGT gene polymorphisms and chronic exposure to occupational noise on occurrence of hypertension...
  16. pmc DNA polymorphisms and biocontrol of Bacillus antagonistic to citrus bacterial canker with indication of the interference of phyllosphere biofilms
    Tzu Pi Huang
    Department of Plant Pathology, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 7:e42124. 2012
    ..axonopodis pv. citri on leaf surfaces. The application of a Bacillus strain TKS1-1 endospore formulation to the leaf surfaces of citrus reduced the incidence of citrus bacterial canker and could prevent development of the disease...
  17. doi request reprint Epidemiology of congenital anomalies in a population-based birth registry in Taiwan, 2002
    Bing Yu Chen
    Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 108:460-8. 2009
    ..We used the medical-practitioner-reported birth registry in 2002 to determine the occurrence of individual congenital anomalies and their associated risk factors, such as maternal age, fetal sex, and plurality...
  18. ncbi request reprint Time trend of asthma prevalence among school children in Taiwan. [corrected]
    Yung Ling Lee
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:188-95. 2007
    ..The exact reasons for such trends remain to be explored...
  19. ncbi request reprint Changing prevalence of asthma in Taiwanese adolescents: two surveys 6 years apart
    Yung Ling Lee
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 16:157-64. 2005
    ..Increasing temperature might be the main reason for the rising trends of asthma in Taiwanese adolescents...
  20. ncbi request reprint Indoor and outdoor environmental exposures, parental atopy, and physician-diagnosed asthma in Taiwanese schoolchildren
    Yung Ling Lee
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Pediatrics 112:e389. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to identify risk factors, estimate the population attributable risk of each exposure, and compare the data for boys versus girls for physician-diagnosed asthma in Taiwanese schoolchildren...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk of specific birth defects in relation to chlorination and the amount of natural organic matter in the water supply
    Bing Fang Hwang
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:374-82. 2002
    ..63 (95% CI: 1.02, 2.58) for the medium and 1.81 (95% CI: 1.05, 3.09) for the high exposure categories. Furthermore, risk of neural tube defects was related to high color (adjusted OR = 2.60, 95% CI: 1.30, 5.26)...