china

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Summary: A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.

Top Publications

  1. 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...
  2. 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
    ..to 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 ..
  3. 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 ..
  4. 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
    ..study, 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...
  5. 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.
  6. 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. ..
  7. 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...
  8. 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 ..
  9. 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 ..
  10. 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 ..

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  1. 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...
  2. 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
    ..to 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 ..
  3. 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 ..
  4. 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
    ..study, 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...
  5. 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.
  6. 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. ..
  7. 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...
  8. 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 ..
  9. 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 ..
  10. 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 ..
  11. 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 ..
  12. 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
    ..to 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 ..
  13. 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...
  14. 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 ..
  15. 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, ..
  16. 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 ..
  17. 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 ..
  18. 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...
  19. 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 ..
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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, ..
  23. 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...
  24. 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 ..
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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
  31. 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 ..
  32. 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...
  33. 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 ..
  34. 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
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  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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. ..
  39. 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...
  40. McMahon D, Thorsteinsdóttir H, Singer P, Daar A. Cultivating regenerative medicine innovation in China. Regen Med. 2010;5:35-44 pubmed publisher
    While China has become a significant contributor and prolific publisher in regenerative medicine, its role in the field is not well understood...
  41. Xiao Y, Sun J, Li C, Lu F, Allen K, Vermund S, et al. Prevalence and correlates of HIV and syphilis infections among men who have sex with men in seven provinces in China with historically low HIV prevalence. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010;53 Suppl 1:S66-73 pubmed publisher
    ..4), and living either in Liaoning (AOR = 8.2; 95% CI: 1.1 to 61.4) or Chongqing (AOR = 57.2; 95% CI: 7.9 to 414.4). HIV and syphilis have reached alarming rates in China's MSM population, thus, appropriate responses are urgently needed.
  42. Li X, Stanton B, Fang X, Xiong Q, Yu S, Lin D, et al. Mental health symptoms among rural-to-urban migrants in China: a comparison with their urban and rural counterparts. World Health Popul. 2009;11:24-38 pubmed
    To examine the mental health symptoms among rural-to-urban migrants in China, in comparison with representative samples of their counterparts in the rural areas from where they emigrated and urban communities to which they immigrated...
  43. Yang L, Tong E, Mao Z, Hu T. Exposure to secondhand smoke and associated factors among non-smoking pregnant women with smoking husbands in Sichuan province, China. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2010;89:549-57 pubmed publisher
    Secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure harms pregnant women and the fetus. China has the world's largest number of smokers and a high male smoking prevalence rate...
  44. Roney B, Renhui L, Banack S, Murch S, Honegger R, Cox P. Consumption of fa cai Nostoc soup: a potential for BMAA exposure from Nostoc cyanobacteria in China?. Amyotroph Lateral Scler. 2009;10 Suppl 2:44-9 pubmed publisher
    Grown in arid regions of western China the cyanobacterium Nostoc flagelliforme--called fa cai in Mandarin and fat choy in Cantonese--is wild-harvested and used to make soup consumed during New Year's celebrations...
  45. Fu Y, Zhou J, Zhou H, Yang Q, Wei Z, Yu Y, et al. Wide dissemination of OXA-23-producing carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii clonal complex 22 in multiple cities of China. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2010;65:644-50 pubmed publisher
    In this study, multilocus sequence typing (MLST) was used to describe the genetic backgrounds of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) and carbapenem-susceptible A. baumannii (CSAB) from multiple cities of China.
  46. Xiao Y, Ding X, Li C, Liu J, Sun J, Jia Y. Prevalence and correlates of HIV and syphilis infections among men who have sex with men in Chongqing Municipality, China. Sex Transm Dis. 2009;36:647-56 pubmed publisher
    ..infections and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Chongqing, China. Cross-sectional surveys were conducted to provide information, including sociodemographics, sexual and drug use ..
  47. Shi W, Kerdelhué C, Ye H. Population genetic structure of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae) from Yunnan province (China) and nearby sites across the border. Genetica. 2010;138:377-85 pubmed publisher
    ..The fly is probably introduced in Yunnan, a southwestern province of China that shares borders with Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar...
  48. Mou J, Cheng J, Zhang D, Jiang H, Lin L, Griffiths S. Health care utilisation amongst Shenzhen migrant workers: does being insured make a difference?. BMC Health Serv Res. 2009;9:214 pubmed publisher
    As one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the Pearl River Delta of South China, Shenzhen attracts millions of migrant workers annually...
  49. Xiong Z, Li J, Li T, Shen J, Hu F, Wang M. Prevalence of plasmid-mediated quinolone-resistance determinants in Shigella flexneri isolates from Anhui Province, China. J Antibiot (Tokyo). 2010;63:187-9 pubmed publisher
    ..A total of 26 S. flexneri isolates collected from Anhui province, China, in 2005 were screened for PMQR determinants, bla gene, gyrA and parC genes, by PCR and sequencing...
  50. Hsiang M, Carlton E, Zhang Y, Zhong B, Dongchuan Q, Cohen P, et al. Use of ultrasonography to evaluate Schistosoma japonicum-related morbidity in children, Sichuan Province, China, 2000-2007. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010;82:103-11 pubmed publisher
    ..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...
  51. Zhang J, Jiang Y, Zhou J, Wu B, Liang Y, Peng Z, et al. Elevated body burdens of PBDEs, dioxins, and PCBs on thyroid hormone homeostasis at an electronic waste recycling site in China. Environ Sci Technol. 2010;44:3956-62 pubmed publisher
    ..The potential health risk for neonates still needs further investigation. ..
  52. Yang W, Lu J, Weng J, Jia W, Ji L, Xiao J, et al. Prevalence of diabetes among men and women in China. N Engl J Med. 2010;362:1090-101 pubmed publisher
    Because of the rapid change in lifestyle in China, there is concern that diabetes may become epidemic. We conducted a national study from June 2007 through May 2008 to estimate the prevalence of diabetes among Chinese adults...
  53. Bogg L, Huang K, Long Q, Shen Y, Hemminki E. Dramatic increase of Cesarean deliveries in the midst of health reforms in rural China. Soc Sci Med. 2010;70:1544-9 pubmed publisher
    Cesarean delivery (CD) rates were until recently low in rural China where the population lacked health insurance. In July 2003 the New Cooperative Medical Scheme (NCMS) was introduced...
  54. Luo T, Zhao M, Li X, Xu P, Gui X, Pickerill S, et al. Selection of mutations to detect multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains in Shanghai, China. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2010;54:1075-81 pubmed publisher
    ..MDR isolates and 50 phenotypically pan-susceptible isolates from tuberculosis (TB) cases in Shanghai, China. We estimated the sensitivity and specificity of the mutations, using the results of conventional, culture-based ..
  55. Xiao N, Xie Z, Zhang B, Yuan X, Song J, Gao H, et al. Prevalence and clinical and molecular characterization of human metapneumovirus in children with acute respiratory infection in China. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010;29:131-4 pubmed
    Human metapneumovirus (HMPV), a newly discovered paramyxovirus, has been associated with acute respiratory tract infections (ARTIs). However, the prevalence and molecular characteristics of HMPV in China are still unclear.
  56. Feng Y, Wu Z, Detels R, Qin G, Liu L, Wang X, et al. HIV/STD prevalence among men who have sex with men in Chengdu, China and associated risk factors for HIV infection. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010;53 Suppl 1:S74-80 pubmed publisher
    ..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...
  57. Li R, Fan W, Tian G, Zhu H, He L, Cai J, et al. The sequence and de novo assembly of the giant panda genome. Nature. 2010;463:311-7 pubmed publisher
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  58. Zeng L, Yan H, Cheng Y, Dang S, Dibley M. Adherence and costs of micronutrient supplementation in pregnancy in a double-blind, randomized, controlled trial in rural western China. Food Nutr Bull. 2009;30:S480-7 pubmed
    ..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...
  59. Liu S, Qin Y, Zou J, Liu Q. Effects of water regime during rice-growing season on annual direct N(2)O emission in a paddy rice-winter wheat rotation system in southeast China. Sci Total Environ. 2010;408:906-13 pubmed publisher
    Annual paddy rice-winter wheat rotation constitutes one of the typical cropping systems in southeast China, in which various water regimes are currently practiced during the rice-growing season, including continuous flooding (F), ..
  60. Kallianpur A, Lee S, Xu W, Zheng W, Gao Y, Cai H, et al. Dietary iron intake and risk of endometrial cancer: a population-based case-control study in Shanghai, China. Nutr Cancer. 2010;62:40-50 pubmed publisher
    ..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...
  61. Zhang J, Kang D, Fu J, Sun X, Lin B, Bi Z, et al. Surveillance of transmitted HIV type 1 drug resistance in newly diagnosed hiv type 1-infected patients in Shandong Province, China. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2010;26:99-103 pubmed publisher
    ..Our analyses indicate that the prevalence of transmitted DR in this population is low and the HIV-1 epidemic in the area was characterized by multiple subtypes and recombinant forms. ..