Affiliation: Yale University
Li Z, Yao Y, Han W, Yu Y, Liu Y, Tao Y, et al
. Smoking Prevalence and Associated Factors as well as Attitudes and Perceptions towards Tobacco Control in Northeast China. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015;12:8606-18 pubmed publisher
..Our findings suggest that tobacco control should be advocated in Northeast China. Anti-smoking campaigns and legislation should be built into the public health curriculum and government policy. ..
Yu M, Gilbert S, Li Y, Zhang H, Qiao Y, Lu Y, et al
. Association of NCOA3 polymorphisms with Dyslipidemia in the Chinese Han population. Lipids Health Dis. 2015;14:124 pubmed publisher
..In summary, this study demonstrated that variation in NCOA3 might influence the risk of dyslipidemia and serum lipid levels in Chinese Han population. ..
Yin Y, Han W, Wang Y, Zhang Y, Wu S, Zhang H, et al
. Identification of Risk Factors Affecting Impaired Fasting Glucose and Diabetes in Adult Patients from Northeast China. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015;12:12662-78 pubmed publisher
..Living in Changling County, men and 60-69 years old subjects were found to be risk factors for IFG. Subjects with high BMI were more likely to develop IFG and DM. ..
Li Z, Yao Y, Yu Y, Shi J, Liu Y, Tao Y, et al
. Prevalence and Associated Factors of Passive Smoking among Women in Jilin Province, China: A Cross-Sectional Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015;12:13970-80 pubmed publisher
..Our findings suggest an urgent need for tobacco control and the efforts of public health should be both comprehensive and focus on high-risk populations in Jilin Province, China. ..
Zhang H, Gelernter J, Gruen J, Kranzler H, Herman A, Simen A. Functional impact of a single-nucleotide polymorphism in the OPRD1 promoter region. J Hum Genet. 2010;55:278-84 pubmed publisher
..These results suggest that the minor G-allele of SNP rs569356 may enhance transcription factor binding and increase OPRD1 expression. ..
Zhang H, Wang F, Kranzler H, Anton R, Gelernter J. Variation in regulator of G-protein signaling 17 gene (RGS17) is associated with multiple substance dependence diagnoses. Behav Brain Funct. 2012;8:23 pubmed publisher
..185). No RGS20 SNPs were associated with any of the four dependence traits in either population. This study demonstrated that variation in RGS17 was associated with risk for substance dependence diagnoses in both AA and EA populations. ..
Zhang H, Herman A, Kranzler H, Anton R, Zhao H, Zheng W, et al
. Array-based profiling of DNA methylation changes associated with alcohol dependence. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2013;37 Suppl 1:E108-15 pubmed publisher
..Epigenetic regulation through DNA methylation may influence vulnerability to numerous disorders, including alcohol dependence (AD)...
Zhang H, Wang F, Kranzler H, Zhao H, Gelernter J. Profiling of childhood adversity-associated DNA methylation changes in alcoholic patients and healthy controls. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e65648 pubmed publisher
..Our findings suggest that CA could induce population-specific methylation alterations in the promoter regions of specific genes, thus leading to changes in gene transcription and an increased risk for AD and other disorders. ..