Xiang Gao

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Variations in exon 7 of the MSH2 gene and susceptibility to gastrointestinal cancer in a Chinese population
    Yimei Fan
    Department of Medical Genetics, Medical School, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 170:121-8. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Intake of added sugar and sugar-sweetened drink and serum uric acid concentration in US men and women
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hypertension 50:306-12. 2007
  3. pmc Perceived imbalance and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Mov Disord 23:613-6. 2008
  4. pmc Erectile function and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1446-50. 2007
  5. pmc Prospective study of dietary pattern and risk of Parkinson disease
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1486-94. 2007
  6. pmc Genetic determinants of hair color and Parkinson's disease risk
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Neurol 65:76-82. 2009
  7. pmc Diet, urate, and Parkinson's disease risk in men
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:831-8. 2008
  8. pmc Vitamin C intake and serum uric acid concentration in men
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:1853-8. 2008
  9. pmc Caffeine and risk of Parkinson's disease in a large cohort of men and women
    Natalia Palacios
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Mov Disord 27:1276-82. 2012
  10. pmc Alcohol and risk of Parkinson's disease in a large, prospective cohort of men and women
    Natalia Palacios
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Mov Disord 27:980-7. 2012

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Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Variations in exon 7 of the MSH2 gene and susceptibility to gastrointestinal cancer in a Chinese population
    Yimei Fan
    Department of Medical Genetics, Medical School, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 170:121-8. 2006
    ..Leu407Leu) and c.1223A>G (p.Tyr408Cys) in MSH2 and c.655 A>G (p.Ile219 Val) and c.927C>T (p.Pro309Pro) in MLH1 might be merely polymorphisms. Consequences of the variant c.2101C>A (p.Gln701Lys) in MLH1 remain to be elucidated...
  2. ncbi request reprint Intake of added sugar and sugar-sweetened drink and serum uric acid concentration in US men and women
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hypertension 50:306-12. 2007
    ..2; P for interaction <0.01). Further research is needed to confirm causality of these associations and the observed difference by gender...
  3. pmc Perceived imbalance and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Mov Disord 23:613-6. 2008
    ..This result suggests that the imbalance may in some cases be an early sign of PD, and may represent the onset of motor symptoms although they have not been clinically recognized...
  4. pmc Erectile function and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1446-50. 2007
    ..In conclusion, in this retrospective analysis in a large cohort of men, the authors observed that erectile dysfunction was associated with a higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease...
  5. pmc Prospective study of dietary pattern and risk of Parkinson disease
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1486-94. 2007
    ..Several studies have shown associations between Parkinson Disease (PD) risk and individual foods and nutrients with inconsistent results...
  6. pmc Genetic determinants of hair color and Parkinson's disease risk
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Neurol 65:76-82. 2009
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  7. pmc Diet, urate, and Parkinson's disease risk in men
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:831-8. 2008
    ..These potential benefits, however, should be weighed against expected adverse effects on risk of gout and other chronic diseases...
  8. pmc Vitamin C intake and serum uric acid concentration in men
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:1853-8. 2008
    ..We examined associations between vitamin C intake and serum uric acid in men in a population-based study...
  9. pmc Caffeine and risk of Parkinson's disease in a large cohort of men and women
    Natalia Palacios
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Mov Disord 27:1276-82. 2012
    ..Findings from this large, prospective study of men and women are consistent with a protective effect of caffeine intake on PD incidence, with an attenuating influence of HRT in women. © 2012 Movement Disorder Society...
  10. pmc Alcohol and risk of Parkinson's disease in a large, prospective cohort of men and women
    Natalia Palacios
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Mov Disord 27:980-7. 2012
    ..77 (95% CI: 0.41, 1.45; P trend: 0.87). Consumption of beer, wine, or liquor was also not associated with PD risk. The results of this large, prospective study do not support an association between alcohol intake and risk of PD...
  11. pmc Plasma urate and Parkinson's disease in women
    Eilis J O'Reilly
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:666-70. 2010
    ..Unlike in men, these findings do not support the hypothesis that urate is strongly associated with lower rates of Parkinson's disease among women...
  12. pmc Prospective study of restless legs syndrome and risk of depression in women
    Yanping Li
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:279-88. 2012
    ..Further prospective studies using refined approaches to ascertainment of RLS and depression are warranted...
  13. pmc Restless legs syndrome and Parkinson's disease in men
    Xiang Gao
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Mov Disord 25:2654-7. 2010
    ..In conclusion, men with RLS are more likely to have concurrent PD. Prospective studies are warranted to clarify the temporal relationship between RLS and PD...
  14. ncbi request reprint The maximal amount of dietary alpha-tocopherol intake in U.S. adults (NHANES 2001-2002)
    Xiang Gao
    The Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 136:1021-6. 2006
    ..Careful selection of the highest vitamin E source foods within these groups could further increase the likelihood of meeting the current recommended daily allowance...
  15. doi request reprint Association of depression, psycho-social stress and acculturation with respiratory disease among Puerto Rican adults in Massachusetts
    Stanislav Henkin
    School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:214-23. 2011
    ..Longitudinal research is needed to determine if there is a causal pathway for these associations...
  16. pmc Prospective study of statin use and risk of Parkinson disease
    Xiang Gao
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Neurol 69:380-4. 2012
    ..To prospectively examine whether use of statins is associated with altered risk of Parkinson disease (PD)...
  17. pmc Obesity, diabetes, and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Natalia Palacios
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Mov Disord 26:2253-9. 2011
    ..The results did not differ significantly by gender. Our results do not provide evidence for a relationship between body mass index, weight change, waist circumference, or baseline diabetes and risk of Parkinson's disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint alpha-Tocopherol intake and plasma concentration of Hispanic and non-Hispanic white elders is associated with dietary intake pattern
    Xiang Gao
    The Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 136:2574-9. 2006
    ..05 for all), although they had similar intakes. A large proportion of these elders (>90%) have inadequate intake of alpha-tocopherol, and plasma concentrations were associated with intake patterns...
  19. ncbi request reprint Meeting adequate intake for dietary calcium without dairy foods in adolescents aged 9 to 18 years (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2002)
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1759-65. 2006
    ..However, no studies have addressed whether dairy-free diets can provide adequate calcium while meeting other nutrient recommendations...
  20. pmc Prenatal and early life factors and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Hannah Gardener
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Mov Disord 25:1560-7. 2010
    ..Left-handedness was associated with a 62% increased risk of PD in women but not in men. Further investigation of the relation between prenatal, perinatal, or neonatal factors and PD in other study populations is suggested...
  21. ncbi request reprint The 2005 USDA Food Guide Pyramid is associated with more adequate nutrient intakes within energy constraints than the 1992 Pyramid
    Xiang Gao
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 136:1341-6. 2006
    ..Our analysis suggests that following the 2005 FGP may be associated with lower energy and optimal nutrient intake. Careful restriction of discretionary calories appears necessary for appropriate energy intakes to be maintained...
  22. doi request reprint Habitual sugar intake and cognitive function among middle-aged and older Puerto Ricans without diabetes
    Xingwang Ye
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Br J Nutr 106:1423-32. 2011
    ..In conclusion, higher sugar intake appears to be associated with lower cognitive function, but longitudinal studies are needed to clarify the direction of causality...
  23. doi request reprint Greater consumption of sweetened beverages and added sugars is associated with obesity among US young adults
    Odilia I Bermudez
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 57:211-8. 2010
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  24. pmc Obesity and restless legs syndrome in men and women
    Xiang Gao
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 72:1255-61. 2009
    ..We therefore examined whether individuals who are obese have an increased risk of RLS in two ongoing US cohorts, the Nurses' Health Study II and the Health Professional Follow-up Study...
  25. ncbi request reprint A study of dietary patterns in the Mexican-American population and their association with obesity
    Patricia M Carrera
    Department of Nutrition, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1735-42. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that Mexican-American adults following a traditional diet would have a lower prevalence of obesity than those following a more typical American diet...
  26. pmc Calcium channel blocker use and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Kelly Claire Simon
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Mov Disord 25:1818-22. 2010
    ..18, 95% CI: 0.73-1.92), frequency of use or duration of use of CCBs and PD risk was observed (P > 0.2 for all). These findings do not support a role for CCBs in providing neuroprotection against development of PD...
  27. pmc Restless legs syndrome and hypertension in middle-aged women
    Salma Batool-Anwar
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Division of Sleep Medicine, 221 Longwood Ave, BL1044, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hypertension 58:791-6. 2011
    ..0001 for both). Women with restless legs syndrome have a higher prevalence of hypertension, and this prevalence increases with more frequent restless legs symptoms...
  28. pmc Prospective study of restless legs syndrome and mortality among men
    Yanping Li
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurology 81:52-9. 2013
    ..To prospectively examine whether men with restless legs syndrome (RLS) had an increased risk of mortality...
  29. pmc Urinary 8-hydroxy-2-deoxyguanosine and cognitive function in Puerto Rican adults
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:271-8. 2010
    ..Prospective studies are needed to elucidate whether elevated urinary 8-OHdG concentrations can predict the rate of cognitive decline and incident dementia...
  30. pmc Restless legs syndrome and erectile dysfunction
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Sleep 33:75-9. 2010
    ..Dopaminergic hypofunction in the central nervous system may contribute to restless legs syndrome (RLS) and erectile dysfunction (ED). We therefore examined whether men with RLS have higher prevalences of ED...
  31. pmc Reproductive factors, exogenous estrogen use, and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Kelly Claire Simon
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Mov Disord 24:1359-65. 2009
    ..The use of postmenopausal hormone use may interact with other risk factors, but findings are preliminary and need confirmation in other populations...
  32. pmc Smoking and Parkinson's disease: using parental smoking as a proxy to explore causality
    Eilis J O'Reilly
    Department of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:678-82. 2009
    ..If the inverse association between smoking and Parkinson's disease were due to confounding by an environmental factor or were the result of reverse causation, it is unlikely that parental smoking would predict Parkinson's disease...
  33. ncbi request reprint Television viewing is associated with prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Hispanic elders
    Xiang Gao
    Jean Mayer USDA HNRCA at Tufts University, 711 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111 1524, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:694-700. 2007
    ..We examined associations between television viewing and prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among a representative sample of Caribbean-origin Hispanic elders living in Massachusetts...
  34. pmc Associations of self-reported sleep duration and snoring with colorectal cancer risk in men and women
    Xuehong Zhang
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Sleep 36:681-8. 2013
    ..We assessed the relationship between sleep duration, snoring and colorectal cancer risk...
  35. pmc Prospective study of restless legs syndrome and risk of erectile dysfunction
    Yanping Li
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1097-105. 2013
    ..001). In conclusion, men with RLS had a higher risk of ED, and the magnitude of the risk increased with a higher frequency of RLS symptoms. Combinations of other sleep disorders with RLS further increased the risk of ED...
  36. pmc Prospective study of restless legs syndrome and coronary heart disease among women
    Yanping Li
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 126:1689-94. 2012
    ..Therefore, we prospectively examined whether RLS was associated with an increased risk of CHD in women who participated in the Nurses' Health Study, taking into account the duration of RLS symptoms...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prospective studies of dairy product and calcium intakes and prostate cancer risk: a meta-analysis
    Xiang Gao
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1768-77. 2005
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis to examine associations between intakes of calcium and dairy products and the risk of prostate cancer...
  38. pmc Telomere length and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Hao Wang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Mov Disord 23:302-5. 2008
    ..the highest quartile 0.33; 95% confidence interval: 0.12-0.90). Our results suggest that, contrary to telomere attrition observed in several aging-related diseases, shorter telomeres are not associated with an increased risk of PD...
  39. pmc RLS in middle aged women and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in their offspring
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sleep Med 12:89-91. 2011
    ..To test this hypothesis, we conducted a large-scaled cross-sectional study to examine whether women with a child with ADHD had a higher risk of having RLS than women of unaffected children...
  40. pmc Use of ibuprofen and risk of Parkinson disease
    Xiang Gao
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 76:863-9. 2011
    ..Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) in general, and possibly ibuprofen in particular, has been shown to be related to lower PD risk in previous epidemiologic studies...
  41. pmc A prospective study of sleep duration and pneumonia risk in women
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sleep 35:97-101. 2012
    ..Experimental data suggest sleep deprivation may impair host immunity. We sought to assess the effect of poor sleep on pneumonia risk...
  42. pmc A prospective study of bowel movement frequency and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Xiang Gao
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:546-51. 2011
    ..In conclusion, infrequent bowel movements may antedate the onset of cardinal motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease and may contribute to the identification of populations with higher than average Parkinson's disease risk...
  43. pmc Food insecurity and cognitive function in Puerto Rican adults
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1197-203. 2009
    ..Food insecurity is associated with nutrient inadequacy and a variety of unfavorable health outcomes. However, little is known about whether food security is associated with lower cognitive function in the elderly...
  44. ncbi request reprint The maximal amount of alpha-tocopherol intake from foods alone in U.S. adults (1994-1996 CSFII): an analysis by linear programming
    Xiang Gao
    The Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1031:385-6. 2004
  45. doi request reprint A case-control study of body mass index and asthma in Asian children
    Stanislav Henkin
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 21111, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:447-51. 2008
    ..Numerous studies have focused on the relationship between the 2 factors. However, to our knowledge, this association in Asian Americans has not been extensively studied...
  46. ncbi request reprint Dietary pattern is associated with homocysteine and B vitamin status in an urban Chinese population
    Xiang Gao
    The Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 133:3636-42. 2003
    ..Dietary patterns appear to play an important role in the micronutrient and homocysteine status of these Chinese adults...
  47. pmc Declining quality of life in Parkinson disease before and after diagnosis
    Natalia Palacios
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Parkinsons Dis 2:153-60. 2012
    ..Other measures of quality of life (only available in women) declined in a similar pattern to physical function. In summary, the quality of life in PD patients begins to decline years before the diagnosis. ..
  48. pmc Smoking and risk of skin cancer: a prospective analysis and a meta-analysis
    Fengju Song
    Department of Epidemiology, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, Tianjin, China
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1694-705. 2012
    ..The association between smoking and the risk of skin cancer has not been well established...
  49. pmc No association between Parkinson disease alleles and the risk of melanoma
    Shasha Meng
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:243-5. 2012
    ..It has been hypothesized that these two diseases may share common genetic and environmental risk factors...
  50. ncbi request reprint Plasma C-reactive protein and homocysteine concentrations are related to frequent fruit and vegetable intake in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white elders
    Xiang Gao
    The Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 134:913-8. 2004
    ..Because both of these metabolites are known risk factors for CVD, these findings contribute to the evidence that a higher intake of fruit and vegetables may reduce the risk of CVD...
  51. doi request reprint Sugar-sweetened soft drinks, diet soft drinks, and serum uric acid level: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Jee Woong J Choi
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:109-16. 2008
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the relationship between sugar-sweetened soft drink intake, diet soft drink intake, and serum uric acid levels in a nationally representative sample of men and women...
  52. ncbi request reprint Risk of second primary cancer in the contralateral breast in women treated for early-stage breast cancer: a population-based study
    Xiang Gao
    Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute, Little Rock, AR 72215, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:1038-45. 2003
    ..To study the potential risk factors, including radiotherapy (RT) for contralateral breast cancer (CBC), in patients treated for early-stage breast cancer...
  53. ncbi request reprint Clinical cellular cardiomyoplasty: technical considerations
    Fumin Zhang
    The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, P R China
    J Card Surg 18:268-73. 2003
    ..Our experience indicated the safety and early benefit of cellular cardiomyoplasty using autologous satellite cells...
  54. ncbi request reprint Second primary cancers in patients with laryngeal cancer: a population-based study
    Xiang Gao
    Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute, Little Rock, AR 72215, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:427-35. 2003
    ..Literature regarding incidence of site-specific second cancers after laryngeal cancer is limited. Risk factors associated with second primaries are unknown...
  55. ncbi request reprint [Study on relationship between ambient PM10, PM2.5 pollution and daily mortality in a district in Shanghai]
    Haixia Dai
    School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China
    Wei Sheng Yan Jiu 33:293-7. 2004
    ..Explore the adverse impact of ambient particulate matter pollution on human health...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic role of anti-saccharomyces cerevisiae and antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies in inflammatory bowel disease]
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Gastroenterology, First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510080, China
    Zhonghua Nei Ke Za Zhi 44:428-30. 2005
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Blockade of MyD88 attenuates cardiac hypertrophy and decreases cardiac myocyte apoptosis in pressure overload-induced cardiac hypertrophy in vivo
    Tuanzhu Ha
    Department of Surgery, East Tennessee State University, Campus Box 70575, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614 0575, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 290:H985-94. 2006
    ..Blockade of MyD88 significantly reduced cardiac hypertrophy, cardiac myocyte apoptosis, and improved cardiac function in vivo...
  58. ncbi request reprint Histopathological study of five cases with sporadic meningioangiomatosis
    Yin Wang
    Department of Neuropathology, Institute of Neurology, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, 12 Wu Lu Mu Qi Zhong Road, Shanghai 200040, China
    Neuropathology 26:249-56. 2006
    ..Since this lesion is a distinct clinicopathological entity and hamartomatous in nature, it is important to make a correct diagnosis in order to avoid further aggressive treatment...
  59. ncbi request reprint Premarital sexual activities among students in a university in Beijing, China
    Liying Zhang
    Center of Social Research, National Research Institute for Family Planning, No 12, Dahuisi, Haidian District, Beijing 100081, China
    Sex Transm Dis 29:212-5. 2002
    ..Sexually transmitted diseases are becoming a serious public health problem in China. College students are recognized as one of the age groups most affected...
  60. ncbi request reprint Conditional knock-out of beta-catenin in postnatal-born dentate gyrus granule neurons results in dendritic malformation
    Xiang Gao
    Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536, USA
    J Neurosci 27:14317-25. 2007
    ..Our results indicate that beta-catenin plays an important role in dendritic development of postnatal-born neurons in vivo, and is therefore essential for the neurogenesis in the postnatal brain...
  61. doi request reprint Observational studies on the effect of dietary antioxidants on asthma: a meta-analysis
    Jinming Gao
    Department of Respiratory Diseases, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
    Respirology 13:528-36. 2008
    ..A meta-analysis was undertaken to examine the association between dietary antioxidant intake and the risk of asthma...
  62. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of a potent and selective peroxisome proliferator activated receptor alpha agonist in subjects with dyslipidemia and type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Steven G Terra
    Pfizer Global Research and Development, Groton, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:434-9. 2008
    ..In conclusion, CP-778,875 2 mg/day significantly increased HDL cholesterol, significantly lowered fasting triglycerides, and increased apoA-I and HDL subfractions. The clinical relevance of the increase in homocysteine levels is unknown...
  63. pmc OCTN and CARD15 gene polymorphism in Chinese patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Mei Li
    Department of Gastroenterology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhongshan University, Guangzhou 510089, Guangdong Province, China
    World J Gastroenterol 14:4923-7. 2008
    ..To investigate the single nucleotide polymorphism (SNPs) distribution of NOD2/CARD15 (R702W, G908R), OCTN1 1672C/T and OCTN2-207G/C in Chinese patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...