C Mary Schooling

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Affiliation: City University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mendelian randomization and estimation of treatment efficacy for chronic diseases
    C M Schooling
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1128-33. 2013
  2. pmc The effect of statins on testosterone in men and women, a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    C Mary Schooling
    CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College, 2180 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10035, USA
    BMC Med 11:57. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Alanine transaminase has opposite associations with death from diabetes and ischemic heart disease in NHANES III
    C Mary Schooling
    CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College, New York, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:789-98. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Lifecourse infectious origins of sexual inequalities in central adiposity
    C Mary Schooling
    CUNY School of Public Health, Hunter College, New York, NY 10035, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 40:1556-64. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Does childhood meat eating contribute to sex differences in risk factors for ischaemic heart disease in a developing population?
    Michelle Heys
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:522-8. 2011
  6. pmc Alcohol and cardio-respiratory deaths in Chinese: a population-based case-control study of 32,462 older Hong Kong adults
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, PR China
    BMC Public Health 9:49. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Determinants of infant growth: Evidence from Hong Kong's "Children of 1997" birth cohort
    L L Hui
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Ann Epidemiol 20:827-35. 2010
  8. pmc Moderate alcohol use and cardiovascular disease from Mendelian randomization
    Shiu Lun Au Yeung
    Lifestyle and Lifecourse Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e68054. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Paternal smoking and childhood overweight: evidence from the Hong Kong "Children of 1997"
    Man Ki Kwok
    University of Hong Kong, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Hong Kong, China
    Pediatrics 126:e46-56. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The association between depressive symptoms and mortality among Chinese elderly: a Hong Kong cohort study
    Wenjie Sun
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong, China
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:459-66. 2011

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Publications69

  1. doi request reprint Mendelian randomization and estimation of treatment efficacy for chronic diseases
    C M Schooling
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1128-33. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc The effect of statins on testosterone in men and women, a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    C Mary Schooling
    CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College, 2180 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10035, USA
    BMC Med 11:57. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Alanine transaminase has opposite associations with death from diabetes and ischemic heart disease in NHANES III
    C Mary Schooling
    CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College, New York, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:789-98. 2012
    ..Some global regions, such as East Asia, have low mortality rates from IHD and high rates of diabetes. We hypothesized that some aspects of liver function might underlie this paradox...
  4. doi request reprint Lifecourse infectious origins of sexual inequalities in central adiposity
    C Mary Schooling
    CUNY School of Public Health, Hunter College, New York, NY 10035, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 40:1556-64. 2011
    ..Taking a life-history perspective, we hypothesized that childhood infections could be relevant via sex-specific effects of immune system activation on sexual development and, hence, body shape...
  5. doi request reprint Does childhood meat eating contribute to sex differences in risk factors for ischaemic heart disease in a developing population?
    Michelle Heys
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:522-8. 2011
    ..This study tests this hypothesis by examining the association of childhood meat eating with IHD risk in a developing Chinese population...
  6. pmc Alcohol and cardio-respiratory deaths in Chinese: a population-based case-control study of 32,462 older Hong Kong adults
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, PR China
    BMC Public Health 9:49. 2009
    ..e. southern Chinese, to provide an assessment of the specific impact of moderate alcohol use on mortality from ischemic heart disease (IHD) and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD)...
  7. doi request reprint Determinants of infant growth: Evidence from Hong Kong's "Children of 1997" birth cohort
    L L Hui
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Ann Epidemiol 20:827-35. 2010
    ..A high rate of infant growth may be associated with adult cardiovascular disease. We investigated factors associated with infant weight growth in a large sample from the recently transitioned population of Hong Kong...
  8. pmc Moderate alcohol use and cardiovascular disease from Mendelian randomization
    Shiu Lun Au Yeung
    Lifestyle and Lifecourse Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e68054. 2013
    ..A potentially less biased way to examine the association is Mendelian randomization, using alcohol metabolizing genes which influence alcohol use...
  9. doi request reprint Paternal smoking and childhood overweight: evidence from the Hong Kong "Children of 1997"
    Man Ki Kwok
    University of Hong Kong, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Hong Kong, China
    Pediatrics 126:e46-56. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint The association between depressive symptoms and mortality among Chinese elderly: a Hong Kong cohort study
    Wenjie Sun
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong, China
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:459-66. 2011
    ..The current study examined the association between depressive symptoms and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in Chinese older people. Further to examine whether any associations were similar by sex and health status...
  11. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome increases all-cause and vascular mortality: the Hong Kong Cardiovascular Risk Factor Study
    G Neil Thomas
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 66:666-71. 2007
    ..The metabolic syndrome has been associated with increased mortality in some Caucasian populations, but data in Asian populations are not available. We present data describing the association of the metabolic syndrome with mortality...
  12. doi request reprint Does the age of achieving pubertal landmarks predict cognition in older men? Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    Michelle Heys
    School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Epidemiol 20:948-54. 2010
    ..It is unclear whether or not this also occurs in men. We tested the hypothesis that earlier pubertal development in men was associated with better cognition in later adulthood in a developing Chinese population...
  13. doi request reprint Is aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 a credible genetic instrument for alcohol use in Mendelian randomization analysis in Southern Chinese men?
    Shiu Lun Au Yeung
    Lifestyle and Lifecourse Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Epidemiol 42:318-28. 2013
    ..We assessed the credibility of aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) as a genetic instrument for alcohol use in Southern Chinese men...
  14. pmc Is childhood meat eating associated with better later adulthood cognition in a developing population?
    Michelle Heys
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:507-16. 2010
    ..If confirmed, these results highlight the importance of adequate childhood nutrition and they also emphasise the childhood and adolescent antecedents of adult disease, with corresponding public health implications for healthy aging...
  15. pmc Does economic development contribute to sex differences in ischaemic heart disease mortality? Hong Kong as a natural experiment using a case-control study
    C Mary Schooling
    Dept of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 8:32. 2008
    ..We examined whether excess male risk of IHD mortality was higher with birth in an economically developed environment...
  16. doi request reprint Life long endogenous estrogen exposure and later adulthood cognitive function in a population of naturally postmenopausal women from Southern China: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    Michelle Heys
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 36:864-73. 2011
    ..Epidemiological studies are inconclusive, but suggest a positive association between endogenous estrogen exposure (measured by reproductive period, the number of years between menarche and menopause) and later life cognitive function...
  17. doi request reprint Pubertal muscle mass and diabetes markers in Chinese adolescents
    Shi Lin Lin
    Life course and Lifestyle Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Am J Hum Biol 24:183-5. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that testosterone driven muscle mass acquisition at puberty may be relevant. We examined the associations of testosterone with muscle mass and of muscle mass with fasting glucose in Chinese adolescents...
  18. doi request reprint Intergenerational 'mismatch' and adiposity in a developing population: the Guangzhou biobank cohort study
    Sushma Kavikondala
    The University of Hong Kong, Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Soc Sci Med 70:834-43. 2010
    ..Our findings, although preliminary, imply that a transient epidemic of obesity may occur in the first generation of women who experience economic development...
  19. doi request reprint Timing of solid food introduction and obesity: Hong Kong's "children of 1997" birth cohort
    Shi Lin Lin
    Lifestyle and Life Course Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, PR China
    Pediatrics 131:e1459-67. 2013
    ..We examined the association of the timing of the introduction of solid food with BMI and overweight (including obesity) into adolescence in a developed non-Western setting, in which childhood obesity is less clearly socially patterned...
  20. pmc How does socioeconomic development affect risk of mortality? An age-period-cohort analysis from a recently transitioned population in China
    Roger Y Chung
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Am J Epidemiol 171:345-56. 2010
    ..The full population health consequences of these changes are unlikely to manifest until persons who have spent their early lives in such environments reach an age at which they become vulnerable to chronic diseases...
  21. doi request reprint Early life infections and onset of puberty: evidence from Hong Kong's children of 1997 birth cohort
    Man Ki Kwok
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1440-52. 2011
    ..The lowering of the number of infections in early life that accompanies economic development could be an additional factor that contributes to earlier puberty...
  22. pmc Moderate alcohol use and mortality from ischaemic heart disease: a prospective study in older Chinese people
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 3:e2370. 2008
    ..Evidence from populations with different patterns of alcohol use and IHD can provide crucial evidence. We assessed the association of moderate alcohol use with IHD mortality in older Chinese people from Hong Kong...
  23. doi request reprint Mode of delivery and adiposity: Hong Kong's "Children of 1997" birth cohort
    Shi Lin Lin
    Lifestyle and Life Course Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Ann Epidemiol 23:693-9. 2013
    ..To examine whether mode of delivery was associated with childhood adiposity in a developed non-Western context...
  24. doi request reprint Grandparental education, parental education and child height: evidence from Hong Kong's "Children of 1997" birth cohort
    Man Ki Kwok
    Life course and Lifestyle Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Epidemiol 23:475-84. 2013
    ..We aimed to elucidate socioeconomic influences on height at different growth phases...
  25. pmc The role of dairy products and milk in adolescent obesity: evidence from Hong Kong's "Children of 1997" birth cohort
    Shi Lin Lin
    Lifestyle and Life Course Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 7:e52575. 2012
    ..Evidence from non-Western developed settings with different social patterning, is valuable in distinguishing whether observed associations are biologically mediated or socially confounded...
  26. doi request reprint Moderate alcohol use and cognitive function in the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort study
    Shiu Lun Au Yeung
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Epidemiol 20:873-82. 2010
    ..Evidence from non-Western settings may be useful to verify causality. We examined such association in southern China where alcohol use is low...
  27. pmc Parental death during childhood and adult cardiovascular risk in a developing country: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e19675. 2011
    ..We examined the association of a potential marker of childhood emotional adversity with cardiovascular disease risk factors in a developing country...
  28. pmc Height, its components, and cardiovascular risk among older Chinese: a cross-sectional analysis of the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Am J Public Health 97:1834-41. 2007
    ..To clarify the role of childhood conditions, we examined the associations of height and its components with cardiovascular risk among older Chinese people...
  29. pmc Growth environment and sex differences in lipids, body shape and diabetes risk
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 2:e1070. 2007
    ..We assessed if environment during growth had sex-specific associations with lipids and body shape, but not diabetes...
  30. doi request reprint Adolescent build and diabetes: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    C Mary Schooling
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, China
    Ann Epidemiol 21:61-6. 2011
    ..We examined the association of recalled adolescent build with diabetes in a large sample from the developing country setting of southern China...
  31. pmc Age-period-cohort projections of ischaemic heart disease mortality by socio-economic position in a rapidly transitioning Chinese population
    Irene O L Wong
    Lifestyle and Life Course Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e61495. 2013
    ..To forewarn the trends in China we projected IHD trends in the most economically developed part of China, i.e., Hong Kong...
  32. doi request reprint Socio-economic disparities of childhood Body Mass Index in a newly developed population: evidence from Hong Kong's 'Children of 1997' birth cohort
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Arch Dis Child 95:437-43. 2010
    ..The authors examined whether childhood BMI was associated with family or neighbourhood socio-economic characteristics in a recently and rapidly developed Chinese population...
  33. doi request reprint Inter-generational influences on age at onset of puberty: Hong Kong's 'Children of 1997' birth cohort
    L L Hui
    Lifestyle and Lifecourse Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Int J Epidemiol 41:292-300. 2012
    ..However, migrants may differ from their host population in many ways...
  34. ncbi request reprint Childhood growth and adulthood cognition in a rapidly developing population
    Michelle Heys
    Department of Community Medicine, and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Epidemiology 20:91-9. 2009
    ..We examined the association of height and its components with adulthood cognitive function in an area of southern China where there has been rapid economic development...
  35. pmc Depressive symptoms and suicide in 56,000 older Chinese: a Hong Kong cohort study
    Wen jie Sun
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:505-14. 2012
    ..To examine dose-response associations between depressive symptoms and suicide and modification effects of sex, age and health status in older Chinese...
  36. ncbi request reprint Identification of factors differentially associated with isolated impaired fasting glucose and isolated post-load impaired glucose tolerance: the Hong Kong Cardiovascular Risk Factor Study
    G Neil Thomas
    Department of Community Medicine, and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Eur J Endocrinol 155:623-32. 2006
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Infant growth and onset of puberty: prospective observations from Hong Kong's "Children of 1997" birth cohort
    L L Hui
    Lifestyle and Lifecourse Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong
    Ann Epidemiol 22:43-50. 2012
    ..We examined whether infant growth was associated with age at pubertal onset and whether any associations were mediated by childhood height or body mass index...
  38. doi request reprint Premature birth and age at onset of puberty
    Lai Ling Hui
    Life course and Lifestyle Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, People s Republic of China
    Epidemiology 23:415-22. 2012
    ..Premature birth is associated with poor metabolic health in both sexes, potentially via earlier pubertal timing...
  39. doi request reprint Income inequality and cause-specific mortality during economic development
    Elaine W Lau
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Epidemiol 22:285-94. 2012
    ..Life expectancy is strongly related to national income, whether there is an additional contribution of income inequality is unclear...
  40. pmc Smoking, quitting and mortality in an elderly cohort of 56,000 Hong Kong Chinese
    Tai Hing Lam
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Tob Control 16:182-9. 2007
    ..Although the harms of smoking are well established, it is unclear how they extend into old age in the Chinese...
  41. doi request reprint Breast feeding and early adolescent behaviour, self-esteem and depression: Hong Kong's 'Children of 1997' birth cohort
    Man Ki Kwok
    Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, Life course and Lifestyle Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Arch Dis Child 98:887-94. 2013
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Size does matter: adolescent build and male reproductive success in the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    C Mary Schooling
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Epidemiol 21:56-60. 2011
    ..We examined the trade off of a key attribute of masculinity, muscularity, proxied by recalled adolescence build, with lifetime reproductive success in the developing country setting of Southern China...
  43. doi request reprint Spatial proximity and childhood hospital admissions in a densely populated conurbation: evidence from Hong Kong's 'Children of 1997' birth cohort
    C Mary Schooling
    Life course and Lifestyle Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Unit 624 627, Level 6, Core F, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Health Place 17:1038-43. 2011
    ..Physical distance affects hospital use. In a densely populated city in China, we examined if child public hospital use was associated with individual-level proximity, and any differences by admission type or geo-spatially...
  44. ncbi request reprint Snoring and vascular risk factors and disease in a low-risk Chinese population: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    G Neil Thomas
    Department of Community Medicine, and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam
    Sleep 29:896-900. 2006
    ..We therefore describe the association between snoring and vascular disease and associated risk factors...
  45. doi request reprint Is informal child care associated with childhood obesity? Evidence from Hong Kong's "Children of 1997" birth cohort
    Shi Lin Lin
    Lifestyle and Life Course Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Int J Epidemiol 40:1238-46. 2011
    ..In Western populations, informal child care is associated with childhood obesity. However, informal child care and obesity share social patterning making evidence from other settings valuable...
  46. doi request reprint Does breastfeeding protect against childhood overweight? Hong Kong's 'Children of 1997' birth cohort
    Man Ki Kwok
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Epidemiol 39:297-305. 2010
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Social disparities and cause-specific mortality during economic development
    C Mary Schooling
    Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, School of Public Health, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Soc Sci Med 70:1550-7. 2010
    ..This is of particular relevance to China and other emerging economies where there may be a window of opportunity to prevent disparities in cancer and cardiovascular diseases occurring...
  48. doi request reprint Birth weight, infant growth, and childhood body mass index: Hong Kong's children of 1997 birth cohort
    L L Hui
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 5 F William M W Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Rd, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:212-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the association between birth weight, infant growth rate, and childhood adiposity as a proxy for adult metabolic or cardiovascular risk in a Chinese population with a history of recent and rapid economic development...
  49. ncbi request reprint Age of menarche and the metabolic syndrome in China
    Michelle Heys
    Department of Community Medicine, and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Epidemiology 18:740-6. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the relation between age of menarche and the metabolic syndrome in a rapidly developing Chinese population...
  50. doi request reprint Lifetime growth and blood pressure in adolescence: Hong Kong's "Children of 1997" birth cohort
    Michelle Heys
    Lifestyle and Life Course Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Pediatrics 131:e62-72. 2013
    ..Most observations are from Western populations; it is unclear whether these are biologically based or contextually specific. We examined the associations of growth with blood pressure in adolescence...
  51. pmc Family structure, parent-child conversation time and substance use among Chinese adolescents
    Kwok Kei Mak
    School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    BMC Public Health 10:503. 2010
    ..The family plays a vital role in shaping adolescent behaviours. The present study investigated the associations between family structure and substance use among Hong Kong Chinese adolescents...
  52. doi request reprint Understanding sociohistorical imprint on cancer risk by age-period-cohort decomposition in Hong Kong
    Irene O L Wong
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:596-603. 2010
    ..The trends in 11 cancers in three groups in the recently transitioned Hong Kong Chinese population were examined to delineate the effects of economic transition and provide generalised aetiological insights...
  53. pmc Testosterone therapy and cardiovascular events among men: a systematic review and meta-analysis of placebo-controlled randomized trials
    Lin Xu
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    BMC Med 11:108. 2013
    ..No randomized placebo-controlled trial has been implemented to assess the effect of testosterone therapy on cardiovascular events, although very high levels of androgens are thought to promote cardiovascular disease...
  54. doi request reprint Infant growth during the first year of life and subsequent hospitalization to 8 years of age
    L L Hui
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Epidemiology 21:332-9. 2010
    ..We tested the life history trade-off hypothesis that rapid infant growth is associated with lower risk of serious childhood morbidity (in particular, infection) proxied by hospital admission...
  55. ncbi request reprint Obesity, physical activity, and mortality in a prospective chinese elderly cohort
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Arch Intern Med 166:1498-504. 2006
    ..This apparent lack of relationship in older people could be an artifactual result of their diverse health states...
  56. doi request reprint Breast-feeding and childhood hospitalizations for infections
    Marie Tarrant
    School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Epidemiology 21:847-54. 2010
    ..Little is known about the longer-term impact of breast-feeding on infectious disease in children...
  57. pmc Trends in mortality from septicaemia and pneumonia with economic development: an age-period-cohort analysis
    Irene O L Wong
    Lifestyle and Life Course Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e38988. 2012
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Milk consumption and cardiovascular risk factors in older chinese: the guangzhou biobank cohort study
    Yangbo Sun
    Lifestyle and Lifecourse Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 9:e84813. 2014
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Is height associated with cardiovascular risk in Chinese adults?
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Epidemiology 18:274-8. 2007
    ..Better childhood conditions, proxied by greater height, are usually protective against ischemic heart disease in western countries. These relations are less evident in other settings...
  60. pmc Life-course origins of social inequalities in adult immune cell markers of inflammation in a developing southern Chinese population: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    Douglas A West
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 12:269. 2012
    ..Inflammation may be a mechanism linking socioeconomic position (SEP) with cardiovascular disease. In a large sample of older residents of Guangzhou, in southern China, we examined the association of life course SEP with inflammation...
  61. doi request reprint Breastfeeding, childhood milk consumption, and onset of puberty
    Man Ki Kwok
    Life course and Lifestyle Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Pediatrics 130:e631-9. 2012
    ..This study examined whether breastfeeding or childhood milk consumption was associated with pubertal onset in a setting with different associations of breastfeeding and puberty with socioeconomic position...
  62. ncbi request reprint Health care consequences of cesarean birth during the first 18 months of life
    Gabriel M Leung
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Epidemiology 18:479-84. 2007
    ..Elective cesarean delivery is increasingly common. The potential effects of surgical delivery in an unselected sample of infants beyond the immediate neonatal period remain poorly defined...
  63. doi request reprint Are depressive symptoms associated with cardiovascular mortality among older Chinese: a cohort study of 64,000 people in Hong Kong?
    Wen jie Sun
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:1107-15. 2013
    ..Depression was positively associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) or mortality in previous studies. However, whether the observed association can be explained by health status is not clear...
  64. doi request reprint Alcohol use and death from respiratory disease in a prospective Chinese elderly cohort study in Hong Kong
    Chen Shen
    Life course and Lifestyle Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Prev Med 57:819-23. 2013
    ..However, moderate drinking is socially patterned, making this association vulnerable to contextual biases. Evidence from other contexts where the typical drinking pattern is different may clarify such observations...
  65. doi request reprint Alcohol intake and death from cancer in a prospective Chinese elderly cohort study in Hong Kong
    Chen Shen
    Lifestyle and Life Course Epidemiology Group, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:813-20. 2013
    ..We examined the association of moderate alcohol use with death from cancer in older Chinese adults from a developed non-Western setting, where occasional alcohol drinking (less than once per week of small amounts) is typical...
  66. doi request reprint Power and sample size calculations for Mendelian randomization studies using one genetic instrument
    Guy Freeman
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China and CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College, New York, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 42:1157-63. 2013
    ....
  67. pmc A randomised-controlled trial of two educational modes for undergraduate evidence-based medicine learning in Asia
    Janice M Johnston
    Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, PR China
    BMC Med Educ 9:63. 2009
    ..problem based learning (PBL)) for undergraduate medical students...
  68. doi request reprint Antibiotics nonadherence and knowledge in a community with the world's leading prevalence of antibiotics resistance: implications for public health intervention
    Yap Hang Chan
    School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Am J Infect Control 40:113-7. 2012
    ..Community determinants of antibiotics nonadherence, an important contributor of antibiotics resistance, remained unclear...
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