Shu Li Wang

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Affiliation: National Health Research Institutes
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. pmc Prevalence of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and related vascular diseases in southwestern arseniasis-endemic and nonendemic areas in Taiwan
    Shu Li Wang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Environ Health Perspect 111:155-59. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Infant exposure to polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans and biphenyls (PCDD/Fs, PCBs)--correlation between prenatal and postnatal exposure
    Shu Li Wang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, 100 Shih Chuan 1st Road, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 54:1459-73. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Arsenic methylation, GSTO1 polymorphisms, and metabolic syndrome in an arseniasis endemic area of southwestern Taiwan
    Jein Wen Chen
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 88:432-8. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Body burden of dioxins and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls in pregnant women residing in a contaminated area
    Jein Wen Chen
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 65:1667-77. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Levels of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in primipara breast milk from Taiwan: estimation of dioxins and furans intake for breastfed infants
    How Ran Chao
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institute, 100 Shih Chuan 1st Road, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
    J Hazard Mater 121:1-10. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Hypertension incidence after tap-water implementation: a 13-year follow-up study in the arseniasis-endemic area of southwestern Taiwan
    Shu Li Wang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli, Taiwan
    Sci Total Environ 409:4528-35. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Survey of urinary nickel in residents of areas with a high density of electroplating factories
    Feng Hsiang Chang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Miaoli 35053, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 65:1723-30. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Neonatal and childhood teeth in relation to perinatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and dibenzofurans: observations of the Yucheng children in Taiwan
    Shu Li Wang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
    Environ Res 93:131-7. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Elevated lactate dehydrogenase activity and increased cardiovascular mortality in the arsenic-endemic areas of southwestern Taiwan
    Ya Tang Liao
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 262:232-7. 2012
  10. pmc In utero exposure to dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls and its relations to thyroid function and growth hormone in newborns
    Shu Li Wang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, and Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1645-50. 2005

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  1. pmc Prevalence of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and related vascular diseases in southwestern arseniasis-endemic and nonendemic areas in Taiwan
    Shu Li Wang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Environ Health Perspect 111:155-59. 2003
    ..3% and 13.7% for diabetics, and 12.3% and 5.5% for nondiabetics. Arsenic has been suggested to increase the risk of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and its related micro- and macrovascular diseases...
  2. ncbi request reprint Infant exposure to polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans and biphenyls (PCDD/Fs, PCBs)--correlation between prenatal and postnatal exposure
    Shu Li Wang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, 100 Shih Chuan 1st Road, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 54:1459-73. 2004
    ..This first study of multi-specimen correlation further established rather consistent ratios of these chemical concentrations in various specimens relative to those in venous serum...
  3. doi request reprint Arsenic methylation, GSTO1 polymorphisms, and metabolic syndrome in an arseniasis endemic area of southwestern Taiwan
    Jein Wen Chen
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 88:432-8. 2012
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  4. ncbi request reprint Body burden of dioxins and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls in pregnant women residing in a contaminated area
    Jein Wen Chen
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 65:1667-77. 2006
    ..The findings of this study strongly implicate the activity of the PCP manufacturing plant in the observed increase in dioxin body burden. Investigation of the health consequences of this increased body burden is recommended...
  5. ncbi request reprint Levels of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in primipara breast milk from Taiwan: estimation of dioxins and furans intake for breastfed infants
    How Ran Chao
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institute, 100 Shih Chuan 1st Road, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
    J Hazard Mater 121:1-10. 2005
    ..Based on the lower WHO-TEQ levels in the breast milk, breast-feeding should still be encouraged and continued in Taiwan...
  6. doi request reprint Hypertension incidence after tap-water implementation: a 13-year follow-up study in the arseniasis-endemic area of southwestern Taiwan
    Shu Li Wang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli, Taiwan
    Sci Total Environ 409:4528-35. 2011
    ..This study suggests that three decades after cessation of drinking artesian well water, residents of the endemic area are still at increased risk for developing hypertension, particularly those who excrete high amounts of As(V)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Survey of urinary nickel in residents of areas with a high density of electroplating factories
    Feng Hsiang Chang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Miaoli 35053, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 65:1723-30. 2006
    ..The health significance of elevated urinary Ni and its causative factors remain to be determined...
  8. ncbi request reprint Neonatal and childhood teeth in relation to perinatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and dibenzofurans: observations of the Yucheng children in Taiwan
    Shu Li Wang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
    Environ Res 93:131-7. 2003
    ..Our present study has demonstrated for the first time a dose-response relationship between perinatal PCBs/PCDFs exposure and dental defects...
  9. doi request reprint Elevated lactate dehydrogenase activity and increased cardiovascular mortality in the arsenic-endemic areas of southwestern Taiwan
    Ya Tang Liao
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 262:232-7. 2012
    ..LDH is a marker of arsenic toxicity associated with CVD mortality. Results of this study have important implications for use in ascertaining long-term arsenic exposure risk of CVD...
  10. pmc In utero exposure to dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls and its relations to thyroid function and growth hormone in newborns
    Shu Li Wang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, and Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1645-50. 2005
    ..Considering the vast existence of bioaccumulated dioxins and PCBs and the resultant body burden in modern society, we suggest routine screening of both thyroid hormone levels and thyroid function in newborns...
  11. ncbi request reprint Biomonitoring of chromium for residents of areas with a high density of electroplating factories
    Feng Hsiang Chang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institute, Zhunan, Taiwan
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:138-46. 2006
    ..27, 0.25-0.30) areas and to the general population from western countries. The health significance of the elevated B-Cr remains to be determined...
  12. doi request reprint Phthalate exposure in pregnant women and their children in central Taiwan
    Susana Lin
    National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 82:947-55. 2011
    ..The level of phthalate metabolites in milk and cord blood were comparable to those found in other populations. Further studies of health effects related to DEHP and DiNP exposure are necessary for the children...
  13. doi request reprint The association between total urinary arsenic concentration and renal dysfunction in a community-based population from central Taiwan
    Jein Wen Chen
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli 350, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 84:17-24. 2011
    ..001). These results indicate that U-As might relate to renal dysfunction even other important risk factors were taken into account. Follow-up studies for causal inference are warranted...
  14. doi request reprint Risk of carotid atherosclerosis is associated with low serum paraoxonase (PON1) activity among arsenic exposed residents in Southwestern Taiwan
    Wan Fen Li
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 236:246-53. 2009
    ..Our results showed a significant joint effect between arsenic exposure and serum PON1 activity on carotid atherosclerosis, suggesting that subjects of low PON1 activity may be more susceptible to arsenic-related cardiovascular disease...
  15. doi request reprint Childhood blood lead levels and intellectual development after ban of leaded gasoline in Taiwan: a 9-year prospective study
    Po Chin Huang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli, Taiwan
    Environ Int 40:88-96. 2012
    ..Lead (Pb) exposure is associated with children's neurodevelopment, even at low doses. Leaded gasoline was banned in Taiwan in 2000 to reduce environmental exposure to Pb...
  16. doi request reprint Placental docosahexaenoic and arachidonic acids correlate weakly with placental polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDF) and are uncorrelated with polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDD) or polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) at delivery: a pilot study
    Meng Chuan Huang
    Department of Public Health and Environmental Medicine, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Food Chem Toxicol 49:1711-7. 2011
    ..Pregnant women should consume fish for its unique package of nutrients while avoiding few species with high organic pollutant or mercury contamination...
  17. pmc Increased risk of diabetes and polychlorinated biphenyls and dioxins: a 24-year follow-up study of the Yucheng cohort
    Shu Li Wang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli, Taiwan
    Diabetes Care 31:1574-9. 2008
    ..We aimed to examine the association between previous high exposures to PCBs and PCDFs and the cumulative incidence of type 2 diabetes and hypertension...
  18. doi request reprint Alkylphenols in human milk and their relations to dietary habits in central Taiwan
    Guan Wen Chen
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, No 35, Keyan Road, Zhunan, Miaoli 350, Taiwan
    Food Chem Toxicol 48:1939-44. 2010
    ..05). These determinations should aid in suggesting foods for consumption by nursing mothers in order to protect their infants from NP/OP exposure...
  19. ncbi request reprint Inorganic arsenic exposure and its relation to metabolic syndrome in an industrial area of Taiwan
    Shu Li Wang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan, ROC
    Environ Int 33:805-11. 2007
    ..This first report may help identify modifiable factors associated with diabetogenesis and cardiovascular disease progression and thus be worth following for community health...
  20. ncbi request reprint Increased mortality risks of pre-diabetes (impaired fasting glucose) in Taiwan
    Chi Pang Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan, ROC
    Diabetes Care 28:2756-61. 2005
    ..The objective of this article was to assess mortality risks at different levels of fasting blood glucose (FBG) in Taiwan, with particular attention to those pre-diabetic subjects with impaired fasting glucose (IFG)...
  21. pmc Body burdens of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans, and biphenyls and their relations to estrogen metabolism in pregnant women
    Shu Li Wang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli, and Graduate Institute of Occupational and Industrial Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Environ Health Perspect 114:740-5. 2006
    ..Our study suggests that exposure to PCDDs/PCDFs significantly affects estrogen metabolism. Therefore, PCDD/PCDF exposure must be considered when using the OH-E2 ratio as a breast cancer marker...
  22. doi request reprint Relationship between insulin sensitivity and exposure to dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls in pregnant women
    Jein Wen Chen
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan
    Environ Res 107:245-53. 2008
    ..189 after adjustment for age and pre-pregnancy BMI. These findings suggest that PCBs may be associated with decreasing insulin sensitivity in non-diabetic pregnant women; however, the mechanism remains to be ascertained...
  23. doi request reprint Association between phthalate exposure and glutathione S-transferase M1 polymorphism in adenomyosis, leiomyoma and endometriosis
    Po Chin Huang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan
    Hum Reprod 25:986-94. 2010
    ..We conducted a case-control study to determine whether estrogen-dependent diseases are associated with phthalate exposure and how the glutathione S-transferase M1 (GSTM1; a major detoxification enzyme) genotype modulates the risk...
  24. pmc Population physiologically based pharmacokinetic modeling for the human lactational transfer of PCB-153 with consideration of worldwide human biomonitoring results
    Laurel E Redding
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli, Taiwan
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1629-35. 2008
    ..One of the most serious human health concerns related to environmental contamination with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) is the presence of these chemicals in breast milk...
  25. pmc Maternal arsenic exposure and DNA damage biomarkers, and the associations with birth outcomes in a general population from taiwan
    Wei Chun Chou
    Department of Biomedical Engineering and Environmental Sciences, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli County, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 9:e86398. 2014
    ..28, pā€Š=ā€Š0.036). Maternal iAs exposure was associated with both maternal DNA damage and adverse newborn health. Maternal N(7)-MeG levels might be a novel biomarker for monitoring fetal health related to iAs. ..
  26. doi request reprint Synergistic effect of polymorphisms of paraoxonase gene cluster and arsenic exposure on electrocardiogram abnormality
    Ya Tang Liao
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 239:178-83. 2009
    ..This finding might have important implications for a novel and potentially useful biomarker of arsenic risk...
  27. pmc Associations between arsenic in drinking water and pterygium in southwestern Taiwan
    Wei Lin
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Environ Health Perspect 116:952-5. 2008
    ..Pterygium is a fibrovascular growth of the bulbar conjunctiva and underlying subconjunctival tissue that may cause blindness. The mechanism of pterygium formation is not yet fully understood, but pterygium has some tumorlike features...
  28. ncbi request reprint Arsenic ingestion and increased microvascular disease risk: observations from the south-western arseniasis-endemic area in Taiwan
    Jeng Min Chiou
    Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    Int J Epidemiol 34:936-43. 2005
    ..We established the association between arsenic ingestion and increased risk of vascular diseases associated with diabetes. However, the specific microvascular diseases in relation to arsenic exposure level have not been well reported...
  29. ncbi request reprint Levels of organochlorine pesticides in human milk from central Taiwan
    How Ran Chao
    Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, No 1, Shuehfu Rd, Neipu 912, Pingtung, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 62:1774-85. 2006
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in breast milk from central Taiwan and their relation to infant birth outcome and maternal menstruation effects
    How Ran Chao
    Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Neipu, Pingtung 912, Taiwan
    Environ Int 33:239-45. 2007
    ..In utero exposure to low doses of PBDEs may result in lower birth weight and short or birth length. Our findings are limited based on the low doses of PBDEs and the small sampling size...
  31. ncbi request reprint Arsenic and diabetes and hypertension in human populations: a review
    Chien Jen Chen
    Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica, 128 Academia Road Section 2, Nankang, Taipei 11529, Taiwan
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 222:298-304. 2007
    ..The dose-response relationship and toxicological mechanisms of arsenic-induced diabetes and hypertension need further elucidation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Estimating final height from parental heights and sex in Taiwanese
    Pen Hua Su
    Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Hum Biol 79:283-92. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint A study of anthropomorphic and biochemical characteristics in girls with central precocious puberty and thelarche variant
    Pen Hua Su
    Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 21:213-20. 2008
    ..Premature thelarche in later childhood may progress to central precocious puberty (CPP), which does not spontaneously resolve. Thelarche variant (TV) is a slowly progressive variant of precocious puberty...
  34. ncbi request reprint Quantitative vibration perception thresholds in normal and diabetic chinese: influence of age, height and body mass index
    Chii Min Hwu
    Section of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Neuroepidemiology 21:271-8. 2002
    ..Age significantly contributed to the variance of VPT in both DM and non-DM subjects. Height was positively associated with VPT in men, so was BMI in non-DM subjects with much smaller magnitudes of effect than for age...