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  1. Wang Y, Li L. Evaluation of impact of major causes of death on life expectancy changes in China, 1990-2005. Biomed Environ Sci. 2009;22:430-41 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the impact of major causes of death on changes of life expectancy in China. Life expectancy was calculated by standard life table techniques using mortality data from the national censuses in 1990 and 2000 and the 1% National ..
  2. Zhao J, Ellwein L, Cui H, Ge J, Guan H, Lv J, et al. Prevalence of vision impairment in older adults in rural China: the China Nine-Province Survey. Ophthalmology. 2010;117:409-16, 416.e1 pubmed publisher
    Describe the prevalence of visual impairment/blindness among older adults in rural populations in China. Population-based, cross-sectional study. We evaluated 45 747 adults > or =50 years of age...
  3. Yee E, Fang Z, Liu N, Hadler S, Liang X, Wang H, et al. Importance and challenges of accurately counting rotavirus deaths in China, 2002. Vaccine. 2009;27 Suppl 5:F46-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we applied a more direct method to improve estimates of rotavirus mortality in China using 2002 Chinese-specific data...
  4. Chen C, Chen J, Zhao H, Xie Q, Yin Z, Ge L. Levels and patterns of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in children's plasma from Dalian, China. Environ Int. 2010;36:163-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The levels and patterns of PBDEs in children's plasma from Dalian, China were studied for the first time...
  5. Zhang S, Dai Y, Xie X, Fan Z, Tan Z, Zhang Y. Surveillance of childhood blood lead levels in 14 cities of China in 2004-2006. Biomed Environ Sci. 2009;22:288-96 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the blood lead level in children aged 0-6 years in urban areas of China. Fourteen cities were selected as sites under surveillance...
  6. Qi W, Sun J, Xu A, Zhang L, Li R, Ma J, et al. [Estimation on disease burden related to hepatitis B virus infection in Shandong province of China]. Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2009;30:679-83 pubmed
    ..11 respectively. Hepatitis B, liver cirrhosis and liver cancer caused considerable burden to the people living in Shandong province, indicating that the control of hepatitis B virus infection would bring huge potential benefits. ..
  7. Huang X, Ling H, Mao W, Ding X, Zhou Q, Han M, et al. Association of HLA-A, B, DRB1 alleles and haplotypes with HIV-1 infection in Chongqing, China. BMC Infect Dis. 2009;9:201 pubmed publisher
    The human immunodeficiency virus type 1(HIV-1) epidemic in Chongqing, China, is increasing rapidly with the dominant subtype of CRF07_BC over the past 3 years...
  8. Wang K, Wang B, Wang J, Zhou S, Yun B, Suo P, et al. A novel GJA8 mutation (p.I31T) causing autosomal dominant congenital cataract in a Chinese family. Mol Vis. 2009;15:2813-20 pubmed
    ..A novel mutation in GJA8 was detected in a Chinese family with autosomal dominant congenital nuclear cataract, providing clear evidence of a relationship between the genotype and the corresponding cataract phenotype. ..
  9. Chen Y, Chen J, Sun Y, Liu Y, Wu L, Wang Y, et al. Basic occupational health services in Baoan, China. J Occup Health. 2010;52:82-8 pubmed
    ..Our experience suggests that a BOHS strategy might be a feasible and effective way of protecting the health of workers confronted with occupational hazards. ..

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  1. Zhao L, Liang F, Li Y, Zhang F, Zheng H, Wu X. Improved quality monitoring of multi-center acupuncture clinical trials in China. Trials. 2009;10:123 pubmed publisher
    ..It will also develop academic excellence and further promote the international recognition of acupuncture. ..
  2. Li T, Ito A, Chen X, Sako Y, Qiu J, Xiao N, et al. Specific IgG responses to recombinant antigen B and em18 in cystic and alveolar echinococcosis in china. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2010;17:470-5 pubmed publisher
    ..4% in cases with alveolar lesions containing central necrosis and 66.7% in patients with early alveolar lesions that measured </=5 cm. ..
  3. Liao L, Xing H, Shang H, Li J, Zhong P, Kang L, et al. The prevalence of transmitted antiretroviral drug resistance in treatment-naive HIV-infected individuals in China. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010;53 Suppl 1:S10-4 pubmed publisher
    ..was conducted in antiretroviral therapy-naive HIV-1-infected individuals from September 2004 to October 2005 in China. Drug resistance genotyping was performed on subjects' plasma samples...
  4. Gao C, Tajima K, Ding J, Tang J, Wu J, Li S, et al. Body size, physical activity and risk of breast cancer - a case control study in Jangsu Province of China. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2009;10:877-81 pubmed
    ..cancer, we conducted a case-control study with 669 cases and 682 population-based controls in Jiangsu Province of China. A structured questionnaire was used to elicit detailed information. All subjects completed an in-person interview...
  5. Wang Q, Raoul F, Budke C, Craig P, Xiao Y, Vuitton D, et al. Grass height and transmission ecology of Echinococcus multilocularis in Tibetan communities, China. Chin Med J (Engl). 2010;123:61-7 pubmed
    Alveolar echinococcosis is a major zoonosis of public health significance in western China. Overgrazing was recently assumed as a potential risk factor for transmission of alveolar echinococcosis...
  6. Chin B, Choi J, Han Y, Kuang J, Li Y, Han S, et al. Comparison of genotypic resistance mutations in treatment-naive HIV type 1-infected patients in Korea and China. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2010;26:217-21 pubmed publisher
    Seventy-six treatment-naive human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1-infected patients were recruited from Korea and China to evaluate transmitted drug resistance (TDR)...
  7. Kehua Q, Yingying F, Hong S, Menghong W, Deyu H, Xu F. A cross-sectional study of dentine hypersensitivity in China. Int Dent J. 2009;59:376-80 pubmed
    ..a cross-sectional study of the prevalence of dentine hypersensitivity and related risk factors in Chengdu City, China. A total of 1,320 subjects were distributed equally in six communities in Chengdu City and of all age groups (10 ..
  8. Zhang H, Zhang Z, van der Lee T, Chen W, Xu J, Xu J, et al. Population genetic analyses of Fusarium asiaticum populations from barley suggest a recent shift favoring 3ADON producers in southern China. Phytopathology. 2010;100:328-36 pubmed publisher
    Fusarium asiaticum is the predominant causal agent of Fusarium head blight (FHB) in southern China. The genetic diversity was assessed by analyzing 448 single-spore F...
  9. Pei L, Chen G, Mi J, Zhang T, Song X, Chen J, et al. Low birth weight and lung function in adulthood: retrospective cohort study in China, 1948-1996. Pediatrics. 2010;125:e899-905 pubmed publisher
    ..05). Low birth weight may increase the prevalence of and risk for low lung function in adulthood in the Chinese population. The development of lung function may be affected by hypogenesis in utero. ..
  10. Andreotti G, Hou L, Gao Y, Brinton L, Rashid A, Chen J, et al. Reproductive factors and risks of biliary tract cancers and stones: a population-based study in Shanghai, China. Br J Cancer. 2010;102:1185-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results provide support for high parity, younger age at first birth, and late age at menarche in the development of gallbladder cancer, particularly among women with biliary stones. ..
  11. Rudan I, Chan K, Zhang J, Theodoratou E, Feng X, Salomon J, et al. Causes of deaths in children younger than 5 years in China in 2008. Lancet. 2010;375:1083-9 pubmed publisher
    Previous estimates of the global burden of disease for children have not included much information from China, leading to a large gap in data...
  12. Yan X, Wang R, Zhao Y, Ma X, Fang J, Yan H, et al. Systematic investigation of gastrointestinal diseases in China (SILC): validation of survey methodology. BMC Gastroenterol. 2009;9:86 pubmed publisher
    Symptom-based surveys suggest that the prevalence of gastrointestinal diseases is lower in China than in Western countries...
  13. Liu Q, Wu Q, Zhang Y, Liu M, Hu F, Xu X, et al. Prevalence of clinical meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) with high-level mupirocin resistance in Shanghai and Wenzhou, China. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2010;35:114-8 pubmed publisher
    ..of 803 clinical meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates obtained from Shanghai and Wenzhou in China were subjected to a screening test by disk diffusion for detection of mupirocin resistance...
  14. Yuan Q, Ou S, Chen C, Ge S, Pei B, Chen Q, et al. Molecular characteristics of occult hepatitis B virus from blood donors in southeast China. J Clin Microbiol. 2010;48:357-62 pubmed publisher
    ..G145R was the major variation in the HBV isolates responsible for local occult HBV infections. ..
  15. Zhao L, Qian Y, Zhu R, Deng J, Wang F, Sun Y, et al. Identification of WU polyomavirus from pediatric patients with acute respiratory infections in Beijing, China. Arch Virol. 2010;155:181-6 pubmed publisher
    ..5%) with sequences from GenBank and among themselves. The data indicated that WU virus in Beijing occurred 3.7 times more frequently in pediatric patients with ARI than in those without ARI (p < 0.05). ..
  16. Pan J, Yang Y, Geng C, Yeung L, Cao X, Dai T. Polychlorinated biphenyls, polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in marine and lacustrine sediments from the Shandong Peninsula, China. J Hazard Mater. 2010;176:274-9 pubmed publisher
    ..with the profiles of main dominant PCDD/Fs in pentachlorophenol and sodium pentachlorophenate products in China. PCDD/F-TEQ ranged from 0.11 to 0.80 pg TEQg(-1) dw. The dioxin-like PCB-TEQ had concentrations ranging from 0...
  17. Zheng L, Yuan X, Xie Z, Jin Y, Gao H, Song J, et al. Human bocavirus infection in young children with acute respiratory tract infection in Lanzhou, China. J Med Virol. 2010;82:282-8 pubmed publisher
    ..virological characteristics of HBoV infection were studied in children with acute respiratory tract infection in China. In total, 406 children younger than 14 years of age with acute respiratory tract infection were included in this ..
  18. Yan Z, Shen D, Cao J, Chen R, Wei X, Liu L, et al. Susceptibility patterns and molecular epidemiology of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii strains from three military hospitals in China. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2010;35:269-73 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, clonal dissemination among the three hospitals located in two different cities in China, previously documented in many regions of Europe and Asia-Pacific nations, emphasises the epidemic potential of ..
  19. Zhang L, Wang G, Hou W, Li P, Dulin A, Bonkovsky H. Contemporary clinical research of traditional Chinese medicines for chronic hepatitis B in China: an analytical review. Hepatology. 2010;51:690-8 pubmed publisher
    Chronic hepatitis B (CHB) is major global health problem. In China, where about 120,000,000 persons are chronically infected, CHB has been treated for centuries with traditional Chinese medicines (TCMs)...
  20. Wang L, Liu W, Wang L, Wang Y, Wu Z. HIV prevalence among pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Guangxi, China. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010;53 Suppl 1:S61-5 pubmed publisher
    To determine the HIV prevalence rate among tuberculosis (TB) patients in Guangxi, China.
  21. He Q, Feng J, Zhang X, Liang Z, Huang S, Kang J, et al. Relationship of daytime blood pressure and severity of obstructive sleep apnea among Chinese: a multi-center investigation in China. Chin Med J (Engl). 2010;123:18-22 pubmed
    ..This study aimed to define the association between daytime blood pressure and severity of OSA in Chinese population in mainland of China.
  22. Hu Y, Hoffner S, Jiang W, Wang W, Xu B. Extensive transmission of isoniazid resistant M. tuberculosis and its association with increased multidrug-resistant TB in two rural counties of eastern China: a molecular epidemiological study. BMC Infect Dis. 2010;10:43 pubmed publisher well as its contribution to the dissemination of multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB) in rural areas of eastern China. A population-based epidemiological study was conducted in two rural counties of eastern China from 2004 to 2005...
  23. Xu L, Gai R, Wang X, Liu Z, Cheng J, Zhou C, et al. Socio-economic factors affecting the success of tuberculosis treatment in six counties of Shandong Province, China. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2010;14:440-6 pubmed
    Tuberculosis (TB) control in rural China is of high priority in health policy making...
  24. Fang Z, Xing H, Meng Z, Hong K, Liao L, He X, et al. Genetic characterization analysis of the tat exon-1 region of HIV type 1 CRF07_BC strains in China. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2010;26:359-63 pubmed publisher
    HIV-1 CRF07_BC is one of the predominant strains in China, however, there have been few reports about the genetic characteristics of accessory genes of this strain...
  25. Li W, Wang J, Li M, Fu S, Wang H, Wang Z, et al. Mosquitoes and mosquito-borne arboviruses in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau--focused on the Qinghai area, China. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010;82:705-11 pubmed publisher
    ..conducted to identify the distribution of mosquitoes and mosquito-borne arboviruses in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, China from July to August in 2007...
  26. Chan L, Chen L, Xu J. China's engagement with global health diplomacy: was SARS a watershed?. PLoS Med. 2010;7:e1000266 pubmed publisher
  27. Pearline R, Tucker J, Yuan L, Bu J, Yin Y, Chen X, et al. Sexually transmitted infections among individuals over fifty years of age in China. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2010;24:345-7 pubmed publisher
  28. He N, Zhang J, Yao J, Tian X, Zhao G, Jiang Q, et al. Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of voluntary HIV counseling and testing among rural migrants in Shanghai, China. AIDS Educ Prev. 2009;21:570-81 pubmed publisher
    ..and practices (KAP) of voluntary HIV counseling and testing (VCT) among rural migrants was conducted in Shanghai, China. An anonymous questionnaire was administered face-to-face...
  29. Zhang Z, Moji K, Cai G, Ikemoto J, Kuroiwa C. Risk of sharps exposure among health science students in northeast China. Biosci Trends. 2008;2:105-11 pubmed
    ..The prevalence of sharps exposure in China, however, is unknown...
  30. Chen W, Zhang X, Shang X, Cai R, Li L, Zhou T, et al. The molecular basis of beta-thalassemia intermedia in southern China: genotypic heterogeneity and phenotypic diversity. BMC Med Genet. 2010;11:31 pubmed publisher
  31. Zhang J, Mauzerall D, Zhu T, Liang S, Ezzati M, Remais J. Environmental health in China: progress towards clean air and safe water. Lancet. 2010;375:1110-9 pubmed publisher
    Environmental risk factors, especially air and water pollution, are a major source of morbidity and mortality in China. Biomass fuel and coal are burned for cooking and heating in almost all rural and many urban households, resulting in ..
  32. Wang Y, Liu X, Xing X, Cui Y, Zhao C, Luo B. Variations of Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen 1 gene in gastric carcinomas and nasopharyngeal carcinomas from Northern China. Virus Res. 2010;147:258-64 pubmed publisher
    ..In China, most studies of the EBNA1 variations focused on nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) in endemic area, among which some ..
  33. Tang W, Shan B, Zhang H, Mao Z. Heavy metal sources and associated risk in response to agricultural intensification in the estuarine sediments of Chaohu Lake Valley, East China. J Hazard Mater. 2010;176:945-51 pubmed publisher, the source and risk associated with heavy metals in the estuarine sediments of Chaohu Lake Valley in East China were studied. The results demonstrated that most metal contents (Cd, Pb and Zn) increased continuously from 0...
  34. Xie L, Zhang J, Wan Y, Hu D. Identification of Colletotrichum spp. isolated from strawberry in Zhejiang Province and Shanghai City, China. J Zhejiang Univ Sci B. 2010;11:61-70 pubmed publisher
    ..which cause strawberry anthracnose in Zhejiang Province and Shanghai City, China. Eleven isolates were identified as C. acutatum, 10 as C. gloeosporioides and 10 as C...
  35. Liu X, Zhang S, Ruan Q, Ji Y, Ma L, Zhang Y. Prevalence and type distribution of human papillomavirus in women with cervical lesions in Liaoning Province, China. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2010;20:147-53 pubmed publisher investigate the prevalence and distribution of HPV genotypes in uterine cervical lesions in Liaoning Province, China. A total of 1444 cervical swabs from patients with cervical cancer (CC, n = 134), cervical intraepithelial ..
  36. Li Z, Li Y, Chang S, Ding Z, Mu L, Cong Y. Antigenic variation between Newcastle disease viruses of goose and chicken origin. Arch Virol. 2010;155:499-505 pubmed publisher
    ..1990s, a new infectious disease producing high morbidity and mortality among geese broke out in many provinces of China. This disease was caused by a serotype I avian paramyxovirus known as (APMV-1)-NDV...
  37. Jiang J, Liu B, Nasca P, Zeng X, Chen J, Zou X, et al. Smoking and risk of death due to pulmonary tuberculosis: a case-control comparison in 103 population centers in China. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2009;13:1530-5 pubmed
    To examine the relationship between smoking and the risk of tuberculosis (TB) mortality in a large population-based case-control study in China using an alternative control group selection design.
  38. Makris G, Spanos A, Rafailidis P, Falagas M. Increasing contribution of China in modern biomedical research. Statistical data from ISI Web of Knowledge. Med Sci Monit. 2009;15:SR15-21 pubmed
    b>China is one of the most rapidly developing countries with a huge population spreading on a chaotic area. For centuries Chinese medicine was based on tradition, religion and experience...
  39. Lu Y, Zheng Y, Hu A, Zhu J, Wang F, Wang X, et al. [Seasonal pattern and phylogenetic analysis with human isolates of genotype-IV hepatitis E virus in swine herds, eastern China]. Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2009;43:504-8 pubmed
    To determine the seasonal prevalence of genotype-IV hepatitis E virus (HEV) in swine herds in Eastern China and explore the phylogenetic relationship between swine HEV and human HEV in the situation that zoonotic features of HEV had been ..
  40. Pang W, Li Z, Sun Z, Zheng L, Zhang X, Xu C, et al. Prevalence of hypertension and associated factors among older rural adults: results from Liaoning Province, China. Med Princ Pract. 2010;19:22-7 pubmed publisher estimate the prevalence of hypertension and associated factors among older rural adults in Liaoning Province, China. The study was conducted in 2004-2006, using a multistage, stratified clustering sampling scheme to select a ..
  41. Hu T, Mao Z, Shi J, Chen W. The role of taxation in tobacco control and its potential economic impact in China. Tob Control. 2010;19:58-64 pubmed publisher
    ..economic issues involved in raising the tobacco tax and to recommend possible options for tobacco tax reform in China. Estimated price elasticities of the demand for cigarettes, prevalence data and epidemiology are used to estimate ..
  42. Zhao X, Qin Z, Yang Z, Zhao Q, Zhao Y, Qin X, et al. Dual body burdens of polychlorinated biphenyls and polybrominated diphenyl ethers among local residents in an e-waste recycling region in Southeast China. Chemosphere. 2010;78:659-66 pubmed publisher
    ..of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in Taizhou of Zhejiang Province, China. The aims of this study were to assess dual body burdens of the two pollutants and potential health risk for local ..
  43. Guo L, Xu X, Song J, Wang W, Wang J, Hung T. Molecular characterization of astrovirus infection in children with diarrhea in Beijing, 2005-2007. J Med Virol. 2010;82:415-23 pubmed publisher
    ..To provide more insight into the prevalence of HAstV gastroenteritis in China, 664 fecal samples were collected from children affected with acute gastroenteritis in Beijing from March 2005 to ..
  44. Zhang H, Wu Z, Zheng Y, Wang J, Zhu J, Xu J. A pilot intervention to increase condom use and HIV testing and counseling among men who have sex with men in Anhui, China. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010;53 Suppl 1:S88-92 pubmed publisher
    ..intervention and to evaluate efficacy in reducing HIV-related risk among men who have sex with men (MSM) in China. Twelve seeds were recruited from traditional MSM venues and a total of 218 MSM were enrolled into 12 intervention ..
  45. van den Dries L, Juffer F, van IJzendoorn M, Bakermans Kranenburg M. Infants' physical and cognitive development after international adoption from foster care or institutions in China. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2010;31:144-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Forty-two formerly fostered and 50 post-institutionalized girls adopted from China, aged between 11 and 16 months on arrival, were visited 2 and 6 months after adoption...
  46. Zhang B, Hu Z, Yin X, Cai M, Zhao G, Liu Z, et al. Mutation analysis of parkin and PINK1 genes in early-onset Parkinson's disease in China. Neurosci Lett. 2010;477:19-22 pubmed publisher
    ..05). We concluded that mutations in parkin gene are common in Chinese EOPD patients, and mainly are exon rearrangements, while mutation in PINK1 might be not common in Chinese EOPD patients. ..
  47. Cheng C, Feng Y, He X, Lin P, Liang S, Yi Z, et al. [Genetic characteristics of HIV-1 CRF01_AE strains in four provinces, southern China]. Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2009;30:720-5 pubmed
    To analyze the genetic characteristics of HIV-1 CRF01_AE strains prevailing in the four provinces of southern China. Plasma samples were collected from the newly diagnosed HIV-1 individuals reported in 2006 in Guangdong, Guangxi, Jiangxi ..
  48. Chen S, Ma Y, Wang J, Tian M, Luo X, Chen D, et al. Measurement and human exposure assessment of brominated flame retardants in household products from South China. J Hazard Mater. 2010;176:979-84 pubmed publisher
    ..PBDEs), and decabromodiphenyl ethane (DBDPE) were examined in household products in the Pearl River Delta, South China, including electronic appliances, furniture and upholstery, car interiors, and raw materials for electronics...
  49. Tazi L, Pérez Losada M, Gu W, Yang Y, Xue L, Crandall K, et al. Population dynamics of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Shanghai, China: a comparative study. BMC Infect Dis. 2010;10:13 pubmed publisher
    ..of the evolutionary processes acting on transmission dynamics of a resistant gonococcal population from Shanghai, China. We compare these findings with our previous study of the evolution of a fluoroquinolone sensitive gonococcal ..
  50. Du C, Zhang L, Shi M, Ming Z, Hu M, Gasser R. Elucidating the identity of Anisakis larvae from a broad range of marine fishes from the Yellow Sea, China, using a combined electrophoretic-sequencing approach. Electrophoresis. 2010;31:654-8 pubmed publisher
    Larval nematodes were collected from marine fishes from the Yellow Sea, China. Specimens (n=1731) of Anisakis type I from 311 fishes (representing 40 species) were each identified based on morphological characters...
  51. Shi X, Guo X, Lv A, Kang L, Zhou Y, Zhang Y, et al. Heritability estimates and linkage analysis of 23 short tandem repeat loci on chromosomes 2, 11, and 12 in an endemic osteochondropathy in China. Scand J Rheumatol. 2010;39:259-65 pubmed publisher
    ..KBD in their pedigrees were selected from 9331 residents in 17 KBD villages of Linyou county, northwestern China. The heritability (h(2)) in first-degree relatives was estimated by using Falconer's formula...
  52. Anderson C, Appel L, Okuda N, Brown I, Chan Q, Zhao L, et al. Dietary sources of sodium in China, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, women and men aged 40 to 59 years: the INTERMAP study. J Am Diet Assoc. 2010;110:736-45 pubmed publisher
    ..epidemiologic study of 4, 680 individuals ages 40 to 59 years from Japan (four samples), People's Republic of China (three rural samples), the United Kingdom (two samples), and the United States (eight samples); four in-depth, ..
  53. Norton G, Duan G, Dasgupta T, Islam M, Lei M, Zhu Y, et al. Environmental and genetic control of arsenic accumulation and speciation in rice grain: comparing a range of common cultivars grown in contaminated sites across Bangladesh, China, and India. Environ Sci Technol. 2009;43:8381-6 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, 13 cultivars grown at two field sites each in Bangladesh, India, and China are evaluated for grain As...
  54. Zhan L, Cao W, Chu C, Jiang B, Zhang F, Liu W, et al. Tick-borne agents in rodents, China, 2004-2006. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009;15:1904-8 pubmed publisher
    A total of 705 rodents from 6 provinces and autonomous regions of mainland People's Republic of China were tested by PCRs for tick-borne agents (Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, spotted fever group rickettsiae, ..
  55. Song M, Tang Q, Wang D, Mo Z, Guo S, Li H, et al. Epidemiological investigations of human rabies in China. BMC Infect Dis. 2009;9:210 pubmed publisher
    The epidemic of rabies showed a rising trend in China in recent years. To identify the potential factors involved in the emergence, we investigated and analyzed the status and characteristics of human rabies between 1996 and 2008...
  56. Wei J, Arima H, Huang Y, Wang J, Yang Q, Liu Z, et al. Variation in the frequency of intracerebral haemorrhage and ischaemic stroke in China: a national, multicentre, hospital register study. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2010;29:321-7 pubmed publisher
    Intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) accounts for about one third of all strokes in China, a proportion that is three times higher than in Western populations. We aimed to determine the frequency distribution of ICH in China...
  57. Li C, Yang H, Wang Y. Capillaria hepatica in China. World J Gastroenterol. 2010;16:698-702 pubmed
    ..This review mainly focuses on the biological characteristics and epidemiology of C. hepatica in China and histopathologic changes in the liver, with expectation of gaining a better understanding of the disease and ..
  58. Li Z, Shi J, Liao Z, Wu F, Yang L, Yu W. Scientific publications in anesthesiology journals from mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong: a 10-year survey of the literature. Anesth Analg. 2010;110:918-21 pubmed publisher
    The past 20 yr have seen significant growth in China's role in the international community. This same growth and international presence is occurring in the field of anesthesiology...
  59. Zhang W, Yang S, Ren L, Shen Q, Cui L, Fan K, et al. Hepatitis E virus infection in central China reveals no evidence of cross-species transmission between human and swine in this area. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e8156 pubmed publisher
    ..Since 2000, Genotype 4 HEV has become the dominant cause of hepatitis E disease in China. Recent reports showed that genotype 4 HEV is freely transmitted between humans and swine in eastern and southern ..
  60. Li Y, Detels R, Lin P, Fu X, Deng Z, Liu Y, et al. Prevalence of HIV and STIs and associated risk factors among female sex workers in Guangdong Province, China. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010;53 Suppl 1:S48-53 pubmed publisher
    ..and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and associated factors among female sex workers (FSWs) in Guangdong, China. Respondent-driven sampling was used to recruit 320 FSWs...
  61. Jiang X, Cao W, Zhang L, Luo L. Beet webworm (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) migration in China: evidence from genetic markers. Environ Entomol. 2010;39:232-42 pubmed publisher
    ..11 geographic populations of the beet webworm Loxostege sticticalis across five provinces in the northern part of China were evaluated using amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) analysis...
  62. Hu K, Li Y, Chen W, Chen D, Wei Y, Edis R, et al. Modeling nitrate leaching and optimizing water and nitrogen management under irrigated maize in desert oases in Northwestern China. J Environ Qual. 2010;39:667-77 pubmed publisher
    ..under desert oasis conditions in northwestern China. The model was calibrated and validated with a field experiment...
  63. Chen S, Hu F, Xu X, Liu Y, Wu W, Zhu D, et al. High prevalence of KPC-2-type carbapenemase coupled with CTX-M-type extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in a teaching hospital in China. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011;55:2493-4 pubmed publisher
  64. Liang J, Han B, Nout M, Hamer R. In vitro solubility of calcium, iron and zinc in relation to phytic acid levels in rice-based consumer products in China. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2010;61:40-51 pubmed publisher
    ..solubility of calcium, iron and zinc in relation to phytic acid (PA) levels in 30 commercial rice-based foods from China was studied. Solubility of minerals and molar ratios of PA to minerals varied with degrees of processing...
  65. Ren H, Liu H, Qu J, Berg M, Qi W, Xu W. The influence of colloids on the geochemical behavior of metals in polluted water using as an example Yongdingxin River, Tianjin, China. Chemosphere. 2010;78:360-7 pubmed publisher
  66. Su C, Ji H, Su Y. Hospital pharmacists' knowledge and opinions regarding adverse drug reaction reporting in Northern China. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2010;19:217-22 pubmed publisher
    ..about the spontaneous reporting of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) in Inner Mongolia, a northern region of China. A face-to-face questionnaire survey of hospital pharmacists was conducted in five tertiary general hospitals in ..
  67. Shi M, Chen J, Lin X, Guo R, Yuan Y, Chen M, et al. Transarterial chemoembolization as initial treatment for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma in southern China. World J Gastroenterol. 2010;16:264-9 pubmed
    ..Distant metastasis might not be a contraindication to TACE. Multimodality therapy might improve survival. ..
  68. Jingping Z, Chunfu Z. Clinical experiences on aggressive angiomyxoma in China (report of 93 cases). Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2010;20:303-7 pubmed publisher
    ..experiences of aggressive angiomyxoma (AAM) by summarizing clinical information of patients with this disease in China. Chinese articles concerning AAM were retrospectively reviewed and analyzed...
  69. Xu A, Yu Z, Jiang B, Wang X, Zhong X, Liu J, et al. Colorectal cancer in Guangdong Province of China: a demographic and anatomic survey. World J Gastroenterol. 2010;16:960-5 pubmed
    ..features of colorectal cancer (CRC) in five hospitals located in four different areas of Guangdong Province, China. A review of patient records from 1986 to 2006 from five hospitals was conducted...
  70. Wong D, Chang Y, He X, Wu Q. The protective functions of relationships, social support and self-esteem in the life satisfaction of children of migrant workers in Shanghai, China. Int J Soc Psychiatry. 2010;56:143-57 pubmed publisher
    At present, China has approximately 20 million migrant school-aged children accompanying their parents in relocating to the cities. However, very little is known about them...
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    ..7 years of ultrasound findings in a prospective cohort of 151 children from an endemic area in Sichuan Province, China and evaluate technical aspects of the ultrasound methodology...
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    ..Animal-derived iron intake is associated with increased risk of EC after menopause and among obese women. Avoidance of animal-derived (heme) iron may reduce the risk of EC in these women...
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    ..of HIV and selected sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Chengdu, China, and the risk factors associated with HIV infection...
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    ..An efficacy trial of a multiple micronutrient supplement for pregnant women was conducted in rural western China, and additional information on side effects, rates of adherence, program inputs, and cost was also gathered...