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  1. ncbi An epidemic of enterovirus 71 infection in Taiwan. Taiwan Enterovirus Epidemic Working Group
    M Ho
    National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    N Engl J Med 341:929-35. 1999
  2. ncbi A 10-year experience with universal health insurance in Taiwan: measuring changes in health and health disparity
    Chi Pang Wen
    Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Ann Intern Med 148:258-67. 2008
  3. doi All-cause mortality attributable to chronic kidney disease: a prospective cohort study based on 462 293 adults in Taiwan
    Chi Pang Wen
    Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Lancet 371:2173-82. 2008
  4. pmc Reemergence of enterovirus 71 in 2008 in taiwan: dynamics of genetic and antigenic evolution from 1998 to 2008
    Sheng Wen Huang
    Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University, One University Road, Tainan, 701, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3653-62. 2009
  5. ncbi Anti-diabetic properties of three common Bidens pilosa variants in Taiwan
    Shih Chang Chien
    Agricultural Biotechnology Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, ROC
    Phytochemistry 70:1246-54. 2009
  6. ncbi A prospective community-population-registry based cohort study of the association between betel-quid chewing and cardiovascular disease in men in Taiwan (KCIS no. 19)
    Amy Ming Fang Yen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:70-8. 2008
  7. ncbi Does universal health insurance make health care unaffordable? Lessons from Taiwan
    Jui Fen Rachel Lu
    Dcpartment of Health Care Management, Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:77-88. 2003
  8. ncbi Inorganic arsenic exposure and its relation to metabolic syndrome in an industrial area of Taiwan
    Shu Li Wang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan, ROC
    Environ Int 33:805-11. 2007
  9. pmc Aflatoxin B1 exposure, hepatitis B virus infection, and hepatocellular carcinoma in Taiwan
    Hui Chen Wu
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, RM19 418, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:846-53. 2009
  10. ncbi Evolution of EV71 genogroup in Taiwan from 1998 to 2005: an emerging of subgenogroup C4 of EV71
    Kuei Hsiang Lin
    Department of Clinical Laboratory, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
    J Med Virol 78:254-62. 2006

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  1. ncbi An epidemic of enterovirus 71 infection in Taiwan. Taiwan Enterovirus Epidemic Working Group
    M Ho
    National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    N Engl J Med 341:929-35. 1999
    ..In 1998 an epidemic of enterovirus 71 infection caused hand-foot-and-mouth disease and herpangina in thousands of people in Taiwan, some of whom died.
  2. ncbi A 10-year experience with universal health insurance in Taiwan: measuring changes in health and health disparity
    Chi Pang Wen
    Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Ann Intern Med 148:258-67. 2008
    ..national health insurance, financed jointly by payroll taxes, subsidies, and individual premiums, commenced in Taiwan in 1995. Coverage expanded from 57% of the population (before the introduction of national health insurance) to 98%...
  3. doi All-cause mortality attributable to chronic kidney disease: a prospective cohort study based on 462 293 adults in Taiwan
    Chi Pang Wen
    Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Lancet 371:2173-82. 2008
    ..We assessed prevalence and mortality risks for all stages of chronic kidney disease and quantified its attributable mortality in Taiwan.
  4. pmc Reemergence of enterovirus 71 in 2008 in taiwan: dynamics of genetic and antigenic evolution from 1998 to 2008
    Sheng Wen Huang
    Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University, One University Road, Tainan, 701, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3653-62. 2009
    ..The reemergence in Taiwan of EV71 genotype B5 in 2008 resulted in the largest outbreak of EV71 in Taiwan in the past 11 years...
  5. ncbi Anti-diabetic properties of three common Bidens pilosa variants in Taiwan
    Shih Chang Chien
    Agricultural Biotechnology Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, ROC
    Phytochemistry 70:1246-54. 2009
    ..pilosa L. var. minor (BPM) are common variants of a plant often used as a folk remedy for diabetes in Taiwan. However, the three variants are often misidentified and little is known about their relative anti-diabetic ..
  6. ncbi A prospective community-population-registry based cohort study of the association between betel-quid chewing and cardiovascular disease in men in Taiwan (KCIS no. 19)
    Amy Ming Fang Yen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:70-8. 2008
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  7. ncbi Does universal health insurance make health care unaffordable? Lessons from Taiwan
    Jui Fen Rachel Lu
    Dcpartment of Health Care Management, Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:77-88. 2003
    This paper examines the performance of Taiwan's National Health Insurance (NHI), a universal health insurance program, implemented in 1995, that covers comprehensive services...
  8. ncbi Inorganic arsenic exposure and its relation to metabolic syndrome in an industrial area of Taiwan
    Shu Li Wang
    Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan, ROC
    Environ Int 33:805-11. 2007
    ..The authors recruited 660 age and gender stratified random population of residents in central Taiwan during 2002-2003...
  9. pmc Aflatoxin B1 exposure, hepatitis B virus infection, and hepatocellular carcinoma in Taiwan
    Hui Chen Wu
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, RM19 418, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:846-53. 2009
    ..However, in this larger study, the effect of combined AFB1 exposure and HBV infection is more consistent with an additive than a multiplicative model...
  10. ncbi Evolution of EV71 genogroup in Taiwan from 1998 to 2005: an emerging of subgenogroup C4 of EV71
    Kuei Hsiang Lin
    Department of Clinical Laboratory, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
    J Med Virol 78:254-62. 2006
    In Taiwan, enterovirus 71 (EV71) has played an important role in severe enterovirus-related cases every year since the devastating outbreak in 1998...
  11. ncbi Drug utilization pattern of Chinese herbal medicines in a general hospital in Taiwan
    L C Chen
    Department of Pharmacy, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:651-7. 2005
    ..The present study was the first clinical research to evaluate the drug utilization patterns of Chinese herbal medicines in a general hospital in Taiwan.
  12. ncbi Enterovirus 71 from fatal and nonfatal cases of hand, foot and mouth disease epidemics in Malaysia, Japan and Taiwan in 1997-1998
    H Shimizu
    Department of Virology II, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo 208 0011, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 52:12-5. 1999
    ..In 1997, in Malaysia and Japan, and in 1998 in Taiwan, there were HFMD epidemics involving sudden deaths among young children, and EV71 was isolated from the HFMD ..
  13. ncbi Quality of life of lung cancer patients: validation of the Taiwan Chinese version of the EORTC QLQ-C30 and QLQ-LC13
    Wei Chu Chie
    School of Public Health and Graduate Institute of Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Qual Life Res 13:257-62. 2004
    The purpose of this study was to test the validity and reliability of the Taiwan Chinese translation of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire Core-30 (EORTC QLQ-C30, version 3) and ..
  14. pmc Prospective randomized controlled trial to evaluate effectiveness of registered dietitian-led diabetes management on glycemic and diet control in a primary care setting in Taiwan
    Meng Chuan Huang
    Department of Public Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Diabetes Care 33:233-9. 2010
    ..dietitian-led management of diabetes on glycemic control and macronutrient intake in type 2 diabetic patients in primary care clinics in Taiwan and studied the association between changes in macronutrient intake and glycemic measures.
  15. ncbi Chronic daily headache in Taipei, Taiwan: prevalence, follow-up and outcome predictors
    S R Lu
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cephalalgia 21:980-6. 2001
    We conducted a two-stage population-based headache survey among subjects aged > or = 15 in Taipei, Taiwan. Subjects with chronic daily headache (CDH) in the past year were identified, interviewed and followed-up...
  16. ncbi Risk factors of enterovirus 71 infection and associated hand, foot, and mouth disease/herpangina in children during an epidemic in Taiwan
    Luan Yin Chang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatrics 109:e88. 2002
    In 1998, an enterovirus 71 (EV71) epidemic in Taiwan was associated with hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD)/herpangina and involved 78 fatal cases...
  17. ncbi Weather as an effective predictor for occurrence of dengue fever in Taiwan
    Pei Chih Wu
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, 138 Sheng Li Road, Tainan 70428, Taiwan, ROC
    Acta Trop 103:50-7. 2007
    ..of weather variability on the occurrence of dengue fever in a major metropolitan city, Kaohsiung, in southern Taiwan using time-series analysis...
  18. ncbi Epidemiologic features of Kawasaki disease in Taiwan, 2003-2006
    Wen Chan Huang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, No 7, Chung Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Pediatrics 123:e401-5. 2009
    Kawasaki disease is the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children worldwide. This study characterizes the epidemiology of Kawasaki disease in Taiwan between 2003 and 2006.
  19. ncbi Epidemiological features of CKD in Taiwan
    Hsin Wei Kuo
    Institute of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung County, Taiwan
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:46-55. 2007
    The incidence of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in Taiwan is the highest in the world. However, epidemiological features of earlier chronic kidney disease (CKD) have not been investigated.
  20. doi Age-related risk of mortality from bladder cancer in diabetic patients: a 12-year follow-up of a national cohort in Taiwan
    Chin Hsiao Tseng
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, No 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Med 41:371-9. 2009
    ..To compare bladder cancer mortality between diabetic patients and the general population...
  21. ncbi Gender differences in relationships between social capital and individual smoking and drinking behavior in Taiwan
    Ying Chih Chuang
    Graduate Institute of Public Health, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Soc Sci Med 67:1321-30. 2008
    ..assesses gender differences in the relationships between social capital and smoking and drinking behavior in Taiwan. Data on individual sociodemographic characteristics, smoking, drinking, and social capital were obtained from the ..
  22. pmc End-stage renal disease in Taiwan: a case-control study
    Su Ying Tsai
    Department of Health Management, I Shou University, Yanchao Township, Kaohsiung County, Taiwan R O C
    J Epidemiol 19:169-76. 2009
    b>Taiwan has the highest incidence of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the world. The epidemiologic features of ESRD, however, have not been investigated...
  23. pmc Diagnosis and treatment delay among pulmonary tuberculosis patients identified using the Taiwan reporting enquiry system, 2002-2006
    Hui Ping Lin
    Community Medicine Research Center and Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    BMC Public Health 9:55. 2009
    The tuberculosis reporting enquiry system was launched in Taiwan in 2001. Tuberculosis has been categorized as the third most important notifiable disease in Taiwan and the time required for reporting has been shortened to 7 days.
  24. ncbi Association between tobacco smoking and active tuberculosis in Taiwan: prospective cohort study
    Hsien Ho Lin
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:475-80. 2009
    ....
  25. pmc Enterovirus 71 maternal antibodies in infants, Taiwan
    Shu Ting Luo
    National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan Miaoli, Taiwan
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:581-4. 2009
    ..Approximately 50% of neonates had detectable EV71 neutralizing antibodies, which declined to almost undetectable levels by 6 months of age...
  26. ncbi Epidemiology of scrub typhus in eastern Taiwan, 2000-2004
    Yeong Sheng Lee
    The Sixth Branch Office, Center for Disease Control, Taipei, Taiwan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 59:235-8. 2006
    The epidemiology of scrub typhus in eastern Taiwan was studied by analyzing the data from the CDC Web reporting system. A total of 1,396 cases with 403 confirmed cases were reported in the period of 2000 to 2004...
  27. ncbi Pediatricians' role in caring for preschool children in Taiwan under the national health insurance program
    Ming Chih Lin
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, National Taiwan University, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, and Department of Pediatrics, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 108:849-55. 2009
    The National Health Insurance (NHI) covers more than 98% of the 22 million people in Taiwan. Referral is not mandated, therefore, competition among specialties exists in caring for preschool children...
  28. ncbi Survival analysis: comparing peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis in Taiwan
    Chiu Ching Huang
    Department of Medicine and Biostatistics Center, China Medical University, Taiwan
    Perit Dial Int 28:S15-20. 2008
    ..The present study estimated the survival and the relative mortality hazard for HD and PD patients in Taiwan.
  29. pmc Urbanization and stroke prevalence in Taiwan: analysis of a nationwide survey
    Herng Ching Lin
    School of Health Care Administration, Taipei Medical University, 250 Wu Hsing St, Taipei, 110, Taiwan
    J Urban Health 84:604-14. 2007
    ..A total sample of 9,794 individuals was obtained from a nationwide survey on Taiwan for subsequent analysis in this study...
  30. doi Prescription pattern of traditional Chinese medicine for climacteric women in Taiwan
    Y H Yang
    Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Taipei
    Climacteric 12:541-7. 2009
    Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has become more popular as a therapy for symptom relief among menopause-aged women. The aim of this study was to analyze the utilization of TCM for climacteric women in Taiwan.
  31. pmc Cancer potential in liver, lung, bladder and kidney due to ingested inorganic arsenic in drinking water
    C J Chen
    Institute of Public Health, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, ROC
    Br J Cancer 66:888-92. 1992
    ..using mortality rates among residents in an endemic area of chronic arsenicism on the southwest coast of Taiwan, and the Armitage-Doll multistage model...
  32. pmc Prevalence of melioidosis in the Er-Ren River Basin, Taiwan: implications for transmission
    Hsun Pi Su
    Centers for Disease Control, Department of Health Taiwan Institute of Veterinary Microbiology, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2599-603. 2007
    An increase in melioidosis cases compared to other areas in Taiwan was observed in the Er-Ren River Basin, southwestern Taiwan, from November 2001 to August 2006...
  33. pmc Change of major genotype of enterovirus 71 in outbreaks of hand-foot-and-mouth disease in Taiwan between 1998 and 2000
    Jen Ren Wang
    Institute of Molecular Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 40:10-5. 2002
    Two outbreaks of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD) occurred in Taiwan between 1998 and 2000. Enteroviruses were isolated from a total of 1,892 patients in this laboratory during this period...
  34. ncbi Epidemiologic features of hand-foot-mouth disease and herpangina caused by enterovirus 71 in Taiwan, 1998-2005
    Kow Tong Chen
    Department of Public Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan No 1, University Road, Tainan, Taiwan
    Pediatrics 120:e244-52. 2007
    In 1998, an epidemic of hand-foot-mouth disease/herpangina was caused by human enterovirus 71 infection in Taiwan. The underlying factors of widespread emergence of viral infection are unclear...
  35. ncbi Dementia in Taiwan: past, present, and future
    Jong Ling Fuh
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Neurol Taiwan 17:153-61. 2008
    ..1% in 1980 to 10.2% in 2007. Studies on the Taiwan population have shown that the prevalence of dementia is approximately 1.7 - 4...
  36. doi Seroprevalence of antibodies to pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza virus among hospital staff in a medical center in Taiwan
    Yu Jiun Chan
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 73:62-6. 2010
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  37. ncbi An eight-year study of epidemiologic features of enterovirus 71 infection in Taiwan
    Shou Chien Chen
    Department of Family Medicine, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:188-91. 2007
    In 1998, an epidemic of enterovirus 71 (EV 71) infection occurred in Taiwan. The purpose of this study was to assess the epidemiology of EV 71 infection in Taiwan...
  38. pmc Pyogenic liver abscess as endemic disease, Taiwan
    Feng Chiao Tsai
    National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1592-600. 2008
    ..We therefore performed a nationwide analysis of pyogenic liver abscess in Taiwan from 1996 through 2004...
  39. pmc Long-term arsenic exposure and incidence of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: a cohort study in arseniasis-hyperendemic villages in Taiwan
    C H Tseng
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Environ Health Perspect 108:847-51. 2000
    Diabetes prevalence in arseniasis-hyperendemic villages in Taiwan has been reported to be significantly higher than in the general population...
  40. ncbi Hyperuricemia as a risk factor on cardiovascular events in Taiwan: The Chin-Shan Community Cardiovascular Cohort Study
    Kuo Liong Chien
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Atherosclerosis 183:147-55. 2005
    ..We concluded that uric acid, in the baseline and time-dependent variables, could predict cardiovascular events in the community of relatively low CHD but high stroke risk in Taiwan.
  41. ncbi High frequency of epidermal growth factor receptor mutations with complex patterns in non-small cell lung cancers related to gefitinib responsiveness in Taiwan
    Shiu Feng Huang
    Division of Molecular and Genomic Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Cancer Res 10:8195-203. 2004
    ..Detection of EGFR mutations has become an important issue for therapeutic decision-making in non-small cell lung cancer...
  42. ncbi Mortality and causes of death in a national sample of diabetic patients in Taiwan
    Chin Hsiao Tseng
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Diabetes Care 27:1605-9. 2004
    ..To determine the mortality rate, causes of death, and standardized mortality ratio (SMR) in Taiwanese diabetic patients...
  43. doi Combinational polymorphisms of four DNA repair genes XRCC1, XRCC2, XRCC3, and XRCC4 and their association with oral cancer in Taiwan
    Ching Yu Yen
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, and School of Dentistry, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Oral Pathol Med 37:271-7. 2008
    ..In this study, we focused on the joint effect for SNP combinations of four DNA repair genes, X-ray repair cross-complementing groups (XRCCs) 1-4, involved in major cancer-related pathways...
  44. ncbi Detecting Epstein-Barr virus DNA from peripheral blood mononuclear cells in adult patients with systemic lupus erythematosus in Taiwan
    Shan Fu Yu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Niao Sung Hsiang, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Med Microbiol Immunol 194:115-20. 2005
    ..In this case-control study in Taiwan, we enrolled 87 SLE patients and 174 age- and sex-matched controls...
  45. doi The prescribing of Chinese herbal products in Taiwan: a cross-sectional analysis of the national health insurance reimbursement database
    Shu Ching Hsieh
    Division of Health Technology Assessment, Center for Drug Evaluation, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:609-19. 2008
    ..However, the scientific evidence is lacking and there is an urgent requirement for detailed pharmacoepidemiological information on CHP usage. This study was to investigate CHP prescription patterns in Taiwan.
  46. ncbi Enterovirus 71 in Taiwan
    Luan Yin Chang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr neonatol 49:103-12. 2008
    The enterovirus 71 (EV71) outbreak in Taiwan in 1998 proved fatal in many children...
  47. ncbi Higher temperature and urbanization affect the spatial patterns of dengue fever transmission in subtropical Taiwan
    Pei Chih Wu
    Department of Occupational Safety and Health, Chang Jung Christian University, 396 Chang Jung Rd, Sec 1, Kway Jen, Tainan 71101, Taiwan, ROC
    Sci Total Environ 407:2224-33. 2009
    ..and to forecast areas with potential risk for dengue fever endemics with predicted climatic change in Taiwan. Geographic information system (GIS) was used to demonstrate the spatial patterns of all studied variables across ..
  48. ncbi Genetic polymorphisms of glutathione S-transferases M1 and T1 associated with susceptibility to aflatoxin-related hepatocarcinogenesis among chronic hepatitis B carriers: a nested case-control study in Taiwan
    C A Sun
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Carcinogenesis 22:1289-94. 2001
    ..HBsAg-positive controls on age, gender, residence and date of recruitment from the same cancer screening cohort in Taiwan. Blood samples were tested for hepatitis B and C viral markers by enzyme immunoassay and for aflatoxin B(1) (AFB(1)..
  49. ncbi Optimal cut-off values for obesity: using simple anthropometric indices to predict cardiovascular risk factors in Taiwan
    W Y Lin
    Obesity Research Group, Department of Family Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:1232-8. 2002
    ..To determine the optimal cut-off values for overweight or obesity in Taiwan, we examined the relationships between four anthropometric indices and cardiovascular risk factors.
  50. ncbi An internet-based interactive telemonitoring system for improving childhood asthma outcomes in Taiwan
    Ren Long Jan
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Telemed J E Health 13:257-68. 2007
    ..The Internet-based asthma telemonitoring program increases selfmanagement skills, improves asthma outcomes, and appears to be an effective and well-accepted technology for the care of children with asthma and their caregivers...
  51. ncbi Prevalence of obesity and metabolic syndrome in Taiwan
    Lee Ching Hwang
    Department of Family Medicine, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 105:626-35. 2006
    Obesity and metabolic syndrome (MS) are major risk factors for the development of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases (CVD). This study estimated the prevalence of obesity and MS in Taiwan.
  52. pmc Capsular serotype K1 or K2, rather than magA and rmpA, is a major virulence determinant for Klebsiella pneumoniae liver abscess in Singapore and Taiwan
    Kuo Ming Yeh
    Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 45:466-71. 2007
    ..the correlation of capsular serotype, magA, and rmpA with virulence, 73 isolates were collected in Singapore and Taiwan. Capsular serotypes were determined by countercurrent immunoelectrophoresis, the presence of magA and rmpA was ..
  53. ncbi Incidence and case-fatality rates resulting from the 1998 enterovirus 71 outbreak in Taiwan
    Chun Yi Lu
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
    J Med Virol 67:217-23. 2002
    In 1998, an epidemic of hand-foot-and-mouth disease and herpangina caused by enterovirus 71 occurred in Taiwan, leaving many fatalities and severely handicapped survivors in its wake...
  54. ncbi A sustained virological response to interferon or interferon/ribavirin reduces hepatocellular carcinoma and improves survival in chronic hepatitis C: a nationwide, multicentre study in Taiwan
    Ming Lung Yu
    Hepatobiliary Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Antivir Ther 11:985-94. 2006
    ....
  55. ncbi An outbreak of enterovirus 71 infection in Taiwan, 1998: epidemiologic and clinical manifestations
    C C Liu
    Department of Pediatrics, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, 138 Sheng Li Road, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC
    J Clin Virol 17:23-30. 2000
    An outbreak of enterovirus infections occurred throughout Taiwan in 1998. The diseases were manifectated with hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD), some associated with meningitis, encephalitis, or acute flaccid paralysis (AFP).
  56. ncbi Epidemiological survey of enterovirus infections occurring in Taiwan between 2000 and 2005: analysis of sentinel physician surveillance data
    Fan Chen Tseng
    Division of Clinical Research, National Health Research Institutes, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Med Virol 79:1850-60. 2007
    ..Over 700 physicians from 75% of basic administrative units of Taiwan participated in the "Sentinel Physician Surveillance of Infectious Disease" and reported weekly to the ..
  57. ncbi Association of HLA class I and II alleles and extended haplotypes with nasopharyngeal carcinoma in Taiwan
    Allan Hildesheim
    Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rm 7062, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:1780-9. 2002
    ..We used high-resolution HLA genotyping in a case-control study in Taiwan to systematically evaluate the association between various HLA alleles and NPC.
  58. ncbi Prevalence and health/social impacts of functional dyspepsia in Taiwan: a study based on the Rome criteria questionnaire survey assisted by endoscopic exclusion among a physical check-up population
    Ching Liang Lu
    Division of Gastroenterology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Scand J Gastroenterol 40:402-11. 2005
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence, social impact, and health-seeking behaviors of FD in an apparently healthy Chinese population in Taiwan.
  59. ncbi Universal screening for biliary atresia using an infant stool color card in Taiwan
    Cheng Hui Hsiao
    Department of Pediatrics, Cardinal Tien Hospital Yung Ho Branch, Taipei, Taiwan
    Hepatology 47:1233-40. 2008
    ..was established by integrating the infant stool color card into the child health booklet given to every neonate in Taiwan since 2004...
  60. ncbi Incidence of transitional cell carcinoma and arsenic in drinking water: a follow-up study of 8,102 residents in an arseniasis-endemic area in northeastern Taiwan
    H Y Chiou
    School of Public Health, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Epidemiol 153:411-8. 2001
    ..between ingested arsenic and bladder cancer has been reported in an arseniasis-endemic area in southwestern Taiwan, where many households share only a few wells in their villages...
  61. doi Determinants of peripheral arterial stiffness in patients with chronic kidney disease in southern Taiwan
    Jui Hsin Chen
    Department of Nursing, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Faculty of Renal Care, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Kaohsiung J Med Sci 25:366-73. 2009
    ..However, these have not been assessed in Taiwan where the prevalence of CKD is high...
  62. doi Effects of Asian dust storm events on hospital admissions for congestive heart failure in Taipei, Taiwan
    Chun Yuh Yang
    Faculty of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 72:324-8. 2009
    ..assess the possible associations of PM(10) with hospital admissions for congestive heart failure (CHF) in Taipei, Taiwan, during the period from 1996 to 2001...
  63. doi Historical review of pandemic influenza A in Taiwan, 2009
    Tzong Shiann Ho
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Cheng Kung University and Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Pediatr neonatol 51:83-8. 2010
    ..In Taiwan, mistrust of the influenza vaccination has also caused significant social impacts towards the end of 2009...
  64. ncbi International study on antidepressant prescription pattern at 20 teaching hospitals and major psychiatric institutions in East Asia: Analysis of 1898 cases from China, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan
    Naoki Uchida
    Fukuoka University College of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 61:522-8. 2007
    ..The survey was conducted in China, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan from October 2003 to March 2004 using the unified research protocol and questionnaire...
  65. doi Molecular epidemiology of HCV genotypes among injection drug users in Taiwan: Full-length sequences of two new subtype 6w strains and a recombinant form_2b6w
    Yuan Ming Lee
    AIDS Prevention and Research Center, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Med Virol 82:57-68. 2010
    ..HIV-1) circulating recombinant form (CRF) 07_BC strain has caused serious outbreaks among injection drug users in Taiwan since 2004...
  66. ncbi Oral cancer and genetic polymorphism of DNA double strand break gene Ku70 in Taiwan
    Da Tian Bau
    Terry Fox Cancer Research Laboratory, Department of Medical Research, China Medical University Hospital, 2 Yuh Der Road, Taichung 404, Taiwan
    Oral Oncol 44:1047-51. 2008
    ..with oral cancer and 318 age- and gender-matched healthy controls recruited from the China Medical Hospital in Taiwan were genotyped...
  67. doi An accurate risk score for estimation 5-year risk of type 2 diabetes based on a health screening population in Taiwan
    Feng Sun
    Department of Epidemiology and Bio statistics, School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 85:228-34. 2009
    This study aimed to provide the epidemiological model evaluating the risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in Taiwan periodic health-check population...
  68. pmc Frequent recovery of a single clonal type of multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from patients in two hospitals in Taiwan and China
    M Aires de Sousa
    Laboratorio de Genetica Molecular, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal
    J Clin Microbiol 41:159-63. 2003
    ..aureus infections between January 1998 and February 1999 in two hospitals, one located in Taipei, Taiwan, and another in Nanjing, People's Republic of China, were examined for antibiotic susceptibility and for clonal ..
  69. pmc Changing molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream isolates from a teaching hospital in Northern Taiwan
    Yhu Chering Huang
    Division of Pediatrics Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2268-70. 2006
    ..methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bloodstream isolates from a university-affiliated hospital in Taiwan during a 4-year interval was demonstrated...
  70. ncbi Disaster epidemiology and medical response in the Chi-Chi earthquake in Taiwan
    N J Liang
    Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Emerg Med 38:549-55. 2001
    STUDY OBJECTIVE: We examine the mortality and morbidity associated with earthquakes in the Chi-Chi earthquake in Taiwan in 1999...
  71. ncbi Association between rmpA and magA genes and clinical syndromes caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae in Taiwan
    Wen Liang Yu
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Chi Mei Medical Center, Yungkang City, Tainan, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1351-8. 2006
    ..phenotype relevant to the pathogenesis of Klebsiella pneumoniae liver abscess has been reported in Taiwan. Similarly, the rmpA gene, known as a positive regulator of extracapsular polysaccharide synthesis that confers a ..
  72. doi Philippine mitochondrial DNA diversity: a populated viaduct between Taiwan and Indonesia?
    Kristina A Tabbada
    DNA Analysis Laboratory, Natural Sciences Research Institute, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
    Mol Biol Evol 27:21-31. 2010
    ..B4a1a subclade including the Polynesian Motif, is consistent with southward dispersal of these lineages "Out of Taiwan" via the Philippines to Near Oceania and Polynesia...
  73. ncbi Clinicopathological analysis of 598 malignant lymphomas in Taiwan: seven-year experience in a single institution
    Ming Yuan Lee
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Services, Koo Foundation Sun Yat Sen Cancer Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Hematol 81:568-75. 2006
    ..of this study is to determine the distribution and clinicopathological characteristics of malignant lymphomas in Taiwan. Archival tissue from 598 malignant lymphomas during the period of 1995-2002 was retrieved...
  74. doi SNPs of GSTM1, T1, P1, epoxide hydrolase and DNA repair enzyme XRCC1 and risk of urinary transitional cell carcinoma in southwestern Taiwan
    Ling I Hsu
    Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica, 128 Academia Road Section 2, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 228:144-55. 2008
    ..case-control study was conducted near a former black-foot disease (BFD)-endemic area in southwestern Taiwan to examine the possible risk factors and genetic susceptibility for urinary transitional cell carcinoma (TCC)...
  75. ncbi Expression of hypoxia-inducible factor-1 alpha is significantly associated with the progression and prognosis of oral squamous cell carcinomas in Taiwan
    Pin Yi Lin
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Dentistry, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Oral Pathol Med 37:18-25. 2008
    ..Overexpression of hypoxia-inducible factor-1 alpha (HIF-1 alpha) has been found to be significantly associated with the tumor invasion, lymph node metastasis, clinical stage, and prognosis of a variety of human cancers...
  76. doi Analysis of manpower and career characteristics of nurse anesthetists in Taiwan: results of a cross-sectional survey of 113 institutes
    Wen Jan Dai
    Department of Anesthesiology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, R O C
    Acta Anaesthesiol Taiwan 47:189-95. 2009
    Manpower and the quality of nurse anesthetists (NA) have become critical concerns in Taiwan over the past few decades because of increasing clinical demand and the supervision of NAs by anesthesiologists...
  77. doi High incidence of the cardiac variant of Fabry disease revealed by newborn screening in the Taiwan Chinese population
    Hsiang Yu Lin
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 2:450-6. 2009
    ..Fabry disease is a treatable lysosomal storage disorder, which is often misdiagnosed or belatedly diagnosed...
  78. doi Determinants of cognitive impairment over time among the elderly in Taiwan: results of the national longitudinal study
    Chi Hua Yen
    Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, No 110 sec 1, Chien Kuo N Rd, Taichung 402, Taiwan
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 50:S53-7. 2010
    This study aimed to identify the risk factors for cognitive impairment among the elderly population in Taiwan. Data were drawn from three waves of the "Survey of Health and Living Status of the Elderly in Taiwan", a national longitudinal ..
  79. ncbi Prevalence and etiology of elevated serum alanine aminotransferase level in an adult population in Taiwan
    Chien Hua Chen
    Digestive Disease Center, Changhua Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:1482-9. 2007
    ..etiologies of elevated alanine aminotransferase (ALT) have geographic variations and they are rarely reported in Taiwan. Through a population-based screening study, the prevalence and etiologies of elevated ALT in an adult population ..
  80. doi Frequency and pattern of Chinese herbal medicine prescriptions for chronic hepatitis in Taiwan
    Fang Pey Chen
    Center for Traditional Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Ethnopharmacol 117:84-91. 2008
    ..Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) has been commonly used in treating liver diseases in Asian countries...
  81. ncbi Phylogeny and phylogeography of the genus Geothelphusa (Crustacea: Decapoda, Brachyura, Potamidae) in southwestern Taiwan based on two mitochondrial genes
    Hsi Te Shih
    Department of Life Science, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Zoolog Sci 24:57-66. 2007
    Eleven species of Geothelphusa have been reported from southwestern Taiwan (Tainan, Kaohsiung and the northern part of Pingtung counties): G. albogilva Shy, Ng, and Yu, 1994; G. ancylophallus Shy, Ng, and Yu, 1994; G...
  82. ncbi HIV-1 in Taiwan
    Yi Ming Arthur Chen
    AIDS Prevention and Research Center and Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, 112 Taipei, Taiwan
    Lancet 369:623-5. 2007
  83. ncbi Genetic and pathogenic characterization of H6N1 avian influenza viruses isolated in Taiwan between 1972 and 2005
    Min Shiuh Lee
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Avian Dis 50:561-71. 2006
    ..reports the genetic and pathogenic characteristics of 34 isolates of H6N1 avian influenza viruses isolated in Taiwan between 1972 and 2005...
  84. ncbi Cytokine (IL-6) and chemokine (IL-8) gene polymorphisms among rheumatoid arthritis patients in Taiwan
    S F Lo
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, China Medical University Hospital, Taiwan
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:632-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether -572 G/C polymorphism in the IL-6 gene and 2767 A/G polymorphism in the 3'-untranslated region (UTR) of the IL-8 gene are associated with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  85. ncbi Molecular characterization of dengue viruses imported into Taiwan during 2003-2007: geographic distribution and genotype shift
    Pei Yun Shu
    Research and Diagnostic Center, Centers for Disease Control, Department of Health, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:1039-46. 2009
    We presented our surveillance results on imported dengue cases in Taiwan during 2003-2007. A total of 542 imported dengue patients were identified...
  86. ncbi Evolution of dengue virus type 2 during two consecutive outbreaks with an increase in severity in southern Taiwan in 2001-2002
    Hui Ling Chen
    Institute of Microbiology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:495-505. 2008
    ..14 dengue fever, 17 dengue hemorrhagic fever, DHF) continuously during the 2001 and 2002 outbreaks in southern Taiwan, in which both the total cases and proportion of DHF cases increased...
  87. ncbi Epidemiology of human papillomavirus infection and cervical cancer and future perspectives in Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan
    Sun Kuie Tay
    Gynaecologic Oncology Section, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Singapore General Hospital and National Cancer Centre Singapore, Singapore
    Vaccine 26:M60-70. 2008
    Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan are three island states that are newly emerged affluent economic areas in Asia. The majority of the populations are ethnically Chinese with a total population of 6.98, 4.5 and 23 million, respectively...
  88. doi Incidence of the mucopolysaccharidoses in Taiwan, 1984-2004
    Hsiang Yu Lin
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Med Genet A 149:960-4. 2009
    ..An epidemiological study of the MPS disorders in Taiwan using multiple ascertainment sources was undertaken, and incidences of different types of MPS during the period of ..
  89. doi Urinary arsenic methylation capability and carotid atherosclerosis risk in subjects living in arsenicosis-hyperendemic areas in southwestern Taiwan
    Ya Li Huang
    Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Sci Total Environ 407:2608-14. 2009
    ..drinking well water is associated with carotid atherosclerosis in the Blackfoot Disease (BFD)-hyperendemic area in Taiwan. The current study examined the arsenic methylation capacity and its risk on carotid atherosclerosis...
  90. doi Novel ATP13A2 variant associated with Parkinson disease in Taiwan and Singapore
    C H Lin
    Department of Neurology, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neurology 71:1727-32. 2008
    ..To assess the association of ATP13A2 gene mutation among patients with early onset Parkinson disease (EOPD, onset < 50 years) in ethnic Chinese population...
  91. pmc Clinical impact of Mycobacterium tuberculosis W-Beijing genotype strain infection on aged patients in Taiwan
    Jia Yih Feng
    Chest Department, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 46:3127-9. 2008
    ..No significant difference in the treatment outcome was found between the W-Beijing and non-W-Beijing groups. However, a poor outcome was more common in the elderly patients (>or=65 years) infected with the W-Beijing strain...
  92. ncbi Genome scan of Han Chinese schizophrenia families from Taiwan: confirmation of linkage to 10q22.3
    Stephen V Faraone
    Department of Psychiatry, SUNY Upstate Medical University, 750 East Adams St, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1760-6. 2006
    ..To address this issue, the authors ascertained 606 Han Chinese families comprising 1,234 affected members...
  93. doi Metabolic factors and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma by chronic hepatitis B/C infection: a follow-up study in Taiwan
    Chi Ling Chen
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei
    Gastroenterology 135:111-21. 2008
    ....
  94. ncbi Obesity pandemic, correlated factors and guidelines to define, screen and manage obesity in Taiwan
    W H Pan
    Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
    Obes Rev 9:22-31. 2008
    The prevalence of obesity and associated chronic diseases has increased rapidly in Taiwan. Data from three consecutive Nutrition and Health surveys in Taiwan show that obesity prevalence has tripled for elementary school boys and doubled ..
  95. doi Prevalence and associated risk factors of age-related macular degeneration in an elderly Chinese population in Taiwan: the Shihpai Eye Study
    Shih Jen Chen
    Department of Ophthalmology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:3126-33. 2008
    To assess the prevalence and associated risk factors of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in an elderly Chinese population in Taiwan.
  96. ncbi Programmed death-1 gene polymorphisms in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus in Taiwan
    Shu Chen Wang
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    J Clin Immunol 26:506-11. 2006
    ..of programmed cell death-1 (PD-1) gene polymorphisms in the development of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in Taiwan, 109 patients with SLE and 100 healthy controls were enrolled in this study...
  97. ncbi An open-label, randomized, active-controlled equivalent trial of osmotic release oral system methylphenidate in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in Taiwan
    Susan Shur Fen Gau
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 16:441-55. 2006
    ..compared with immediate-release MPH (IR MPH) in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in Taiwan. Sixty-four children with Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition (DSM-IV) ADHD, ages 6-..
  98. ncbi Financial incentives do not always work: an example of cesarean sections in Taiwan
    Joan C Lo
    Institute of Economics and Center for Institution and Behavior Studies, Research Center for Humanities and Social Science, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan
    Health Policy 88:121-9. 2008
    ..To test the hypothesis that cesarean sections are less likely to be performed after equalizing the fees for vaginal births and cesarean sections...
  99. doi Thiazolidinediones and cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a retrospective cohort study of over 473,000 patients using the National Health Insurance database in Taiwan
    Fei Yuan Hsiao
    Institute of Health and Welfare Policy Center for Health and Welfare Policy Research, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Drug Saf 32:675-90. 2009
    ....
  100. ncbi Evaluation of internal consistency and re-test reliability of Bath ankylosing spondylitis indices in a large cohort of adult and juvenile spondylitis patients in Taiwan
    James Cheng Chung Wei
    Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1685-91. 2007
    ..Thus, disease activity and functional status in Chinese-speaking patients with AS may be adequately evaluated with these versions of the original instruments...
  101. ncbi Increased risk of QT prolongation associated with atherosclerotic diseases in arseniasis-endemic area in southwestern coast of Taiwan
    Chih Hao Wang
    Department of Cardiology, Cardinal Tien Hospital, College of Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 239:320-4. 2009
    ..We studied 280 men and 355 women living in the endemic area of arseniasis in southwestern Taiwan. QT intervals in electrocardiogram and carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) by ultrasonography were measured...

Research Grants73

  1. Curricular Enhancement in Safety/Risk Control
    ELBERT SORRELL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..g., Jamaica, Venezuela, the Middle East, Africa, Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and Indonesia. The M.S. degree program in Risk Control is comprised of three major components...
  2. Macroeconomic Demography of Intergenerational Transfers
    Ronald D Lee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to a R37) were to develop the NTA for seven countries: the US, France, Chile, Brazil (on my grant), and Japan, Taiwan, and Indonesia (on Mason's grant)...
  3. Macroeconomic Demography of Intergenerational Transfers
    Ronald Lee; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..to a R37) were to develop the NTA for seven countries: the US, France, Chile, Brazil (on my grant), and Japan, Taiwan, and Indonesia (on Mason's grant)...
  4. RECOMBINANT & LIVE ORAL SALMONELLA TYPHI HYBRID VACCINES
    Myron Levine; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Outbreaks followed thereafter in 2003 in Vietnam, Hong Kong, Singapore, Canada, and Taiwan. Extraordinary characteristics of this global epidemic of "Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome" (SARS) include the ..
  5. RECOMBINANT & LIVE ORAL SALMONELLA TYPHI HYBRID VACCINES
    Myron Levine; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Outbreaks followed thereafter in 2003 in Vietnam, Hong Kong, Singapore, Canada, and Taiwan. Extraordinary characteristics of this global epidemic of "Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome" (SARS) include the ..
  6. RECOMBINANT & LIVE ORAL SALMONELLA TYPHI HYBRID VACCINES
    Myron Levine; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Outbreaks followed thereafter in 2003 in Vietnam, Hong Kong, Singapore, Canada, and Taiwan. Extraordinary characteristics of this global epidemic of "Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome" (SARS) include the ..
  7. RECOMBINANT & LIVE ORAL SALMONELLA TYPHI HYBRID VACCINES
    Myron Levine; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Outbreaks followed thereafter in 2003 in Vietnam, Hong Kong, Singapore, Canada, and Taiwan. Extraordinary characteristics of this global epidemic of "Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome" (SARS) include the ..
  8. Heme Oxygenase 2005 -- the 4th International Conference
    FRITZ BACH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..in biomedical and biological research including, in addition to the United States, Australia, China, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, England, France, Italy, Germany, Holland, Poland, India and others...
  9. The Mechanisms of IFITM-Mediated Restriction
    I Chueh Huang; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..I acquired my M.D. degree from National Taiwan University in 2000, finished my clinical training in 2004, and received my Ph.D...
  10. INTERNATIONAL GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ORAL CLEFTS
    Terri H Beaty; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..lip, CL;cleft lip and palate, CLP;and cleft palate, CP) by recruiting cases from 5 sites (Maryland, Singapore, Taiwan, and 2 sites in China)...
  11. INTERNATIONAL GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ORAL CLEFTS
    Terri Beaty; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..lip, CL;cleft lip and palate, CLP;and cleft palate, CP) by recruiting cases from 5 sites (Maryland, Singapore, Taiwan, and 2 sites in China)...
  12. Mechanism of Arsenic-Induced Diabetes
    Miroslav Styblo; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..g., Taiwan and Bangladesh)...
  13. Mechanism of Arsenic-Induced Diabetes
    Miroslav Styblo; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g., Taiwan and Bangladesh)...
  14. 2010 Molecular Biology of Hepatitis B Viruses Meeting
    Adam Zlotnick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..proposal requests funds to support the 2010 Molecular Biology of Hepatitis B Viruses Meeting to be held in Taipei, Taiwan from October 9 -13, 2010...
  15. Novel Treatment for Degenerative Myopia
    JULIA KORNFIELD; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Indeed, degenerative myopia is the leading cause of untreatable blindness in China, Taiwan, and Japan, and is ranked 7th in the United States...
  16. TRANSOVARIAL TRANSMISSION OF ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES
    Leon Rosen; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Field collections of large numbers of immature stages of aedine mosquitoes will be made in Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong in areas endemic for Japanese encephalitis virus...
  17. A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF NON-SCIENTIFIC MEDICAL USE
    Bernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Data from Bolivia, Canada, Colombia, India, the Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Mexico, Morocco, Sierra Leone, Taiwan, Tunisia, West Malaysia, Upper Volta and the United States are brought to bear on the hypotheses (via logit ..
  18. Environmental arsenic and diabetes mellitus
    Miroslav Styblo; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Several studies in arseniasis-endemic areas of Taiwan, Bangladesh, and Mexico have linked chronic exposures to high or moderate levels of iAs in drinking water to an ..
  19. Environmental arsenic and diabetes mellitus
    Miroslav Styblo; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Several studies in arseniasis-endemic areas of Taiwan, Bangladesh, and Mexico have linked chronic exposures to high or moderate levels of iAs in drinking water to an ..
  20. Environmental arsenic and diabetes mellitus
    Miroslav Styblo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Several studies in arseniasis-endemic areas of Taiwan, Bangladesh, and Mexico have linked chronic exposures to high or moderate levels of iAs in drinking water to an ..
  21. Biological Markers of Aflatoxin Exposure and Methylation
    Regina M Santella; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) exposure and oxidative stress are associated with increased HCC risk in Taiwan. These studies are using cases and controls nested in the Cancer Screening Program (CSP) cohort established by our ..
  22. ARSENIC BIOMARKER EPIDEMIOLOGY
    ALLAN SMITH; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..5. Based on studies in Taiwan, this increased mortality is most likely due to drinking water containing high levels of arsenic (between 100 and ..
  23. EUROPIC america 2002: a conference for picornaviruses
    Eckard Wimmer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Moreover, new dangerous virus strains are emerging (see the recent outbreak of a new strain of enterovirus 71 in Taiwan)...
  24. A Continuous Monitor for Arsenic in Drinking Water
    William Dietze; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..viable: arsenic exposure is a worldwide problem, and chronic arsenic poisoning is a serious issue for China, Taiwan, Thailand, Mexico, Chile, India, and Bangladesh...
  25. Arsenic Exposure and Birth Outcomes in Bangladesh
    David C Christiani; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus, we wish to extend the previous work we conducted in Taiwan and Bangladesh to an assessment of birth outcomes in a prospective, repeated measures study of expectant mothers ..
  26. Arsenic Exposure and Birth Outcomes in Bangladesh
    David Christiani; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Thus, we wish to extend the previous work we conducted in Taiwan and Bangladesh to an assessment of birth outcomes in a prospective, repeated measures study of expectant mothers ..
  27. Arsenic Exposure and Birth Outcomes in Bangladesh
    David Christiani; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Thus, we wish to extend the previous work we conducted in Taiwan and Bangladesh to an assessment of birth outcomes in a prospective, repeated measures study of expectant mothers ..
  28. Rapid antigen detection test for Dengue infection
    Raymond Houghton; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..tests with the identified monoclonal antibodies and evaluate their performance in several Dengue-endemic regions (Taiwan, Puerto Rico)...
  29. RISK FACTORS FOR CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
    PATRICIA CASSANO; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..of approximately 10,000 35-64 year old men and women residing in 69 counties in rural China and 16 counties in Taiwan. This study population offers many advantages including low cumulative pack-years exposure and complete data on ..
  30. Biological fate of arsenic species
    H Aposhian; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..health problem in many countries, such as India, China, Chile, Mexico, Bangladesh, Inner Mongolia, Argentina and Taiwan and a potential one in the United States...
  31. Mutant studies of aggression in Drosophila
    Edward Kravitz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..For example, in collaborative studies with the Chiang laboratory in Taiwan, neuronal maps will be made that will allow examination in great detail of the possible connections between ..
  32. Mutant studies of aggression in Drosophila
    Edward A Kravitz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..For example, in collaborative studies with the Chiang laboratory in Taiwan, neuronal maps will be made that will allow examination in great detail of the possible connections between ..
  33. Mutant studies of aggression in Drosophila
    Edward Kravitz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..For example, in collaborative studies with the Chiang laboratory in Taiwan, neuronal maps will be made that will allow examination in great detail of the possible connections between ..
  34. Mutant studies of aggression in Drosophila
    Edward Kravitz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..For example, in collaborative studies with the Chiang laboratory in Taiwan, neuronal maps will be made that will allow examination in great detail of the possible connections between ..
  35. Harmonization of Aging Surveys & Cross-National Comparat
    Jinkook Lee; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will also invite the PIs of emerging aging surveys in Japan, China, Thailand, and Taiwan; experts in the survey methodology; and researchers who have conducted such studies...
  36. BLADDER CANCER CASE CONTROL STUDY OF ARSENIC IN WATER
    ALLAN SMITH; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..0 which was predicted by linear extrapolation of data from studies in Taiwan. The study has scientific importance in seeking to identify whether exposure to arsenic at these levels actually ..
  37. BLADDER CANCER CASE CONTROL STUDY OF ARSENIC IN WATER
    ALLAN SMITH; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..0 which was predicted by linear extrapolation of data from studies in Taiwan. The study has scientific importance in seeking to identify whether exposure to arsenic at these levels actually ..
  38. ZOONOTIC AND XENOZOONOTIC RISKS OF HEPATITIS E VIRUS
    Xiang Jin Meng; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..S. resident can infect pigs. Furthermore, HEV strains isolated from patients in the U.S. and in Taiwan are remarkably similar genetically to the swine HEV isolated from pigs in the U.S. and in Taiwan, respectively...
  39. ZOONOTIC AND XENOZOONOTIC RISKS OF HEPATITIS E VIRUS
    Xiang Jin Meng; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..S. resident can infect pigs. Furthermore, HEV strains isolated from patients in the U.S. and in Taiwan are remarkably similar genetically to the swine HEV isolated from pigs in the U.S. and in Taiwan, respectively...
  40. BIOLOGICAL MONITORING FOR EXPOSURE TO AFLATOXIN
    Regina Santella; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..study, liver and white blood cell DNA adducts will be analyzed in hepatocellular cancer patients and controls from Taiwan. An additional set of tissue controls will consist of autopsy liver samples from the United States...
  41. DIET AND CANCER IN CHINA
    Colin Campbell; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..2 in each of 69 counties) in the People's Republic of China (PRC) and 30 villages (2 in each of 15 counties) in Taiwan (funded elsewhere). Four sets of data are, or will be, available from these surveys in the PRC...
  42. INTERNATIONAL GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ORAL CLEFTS
    Terri Beaty; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..based on case-parent trios (plus sib controls, where available) at 5 centers: Johns Hopkins (USA), Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Japan...
  43. INTERNATIONAL GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ORAL CLEFTS
    Terri Beaty; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..based on case-parent trios (plus sib controls, where available) at 5 centers: Johns Hopkins (USA), Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Japan...
  44. DIFFUSION OF FERTILITY CONTROL
    JOHN CASTERLINE; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Th research will examine this issue using Costa Rica and Taiwan as case studies...
  45. Occupational Health of Immigrants Working in Restaurants
    Jenny Tsai; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Inclusion criteria include: (1) born in China, Taiwan, or Hong Kong; (2) over 18 years of age; (3) speak Chinese, Taiwanese, or English; and (4) have been working in ..
  46. Occupational Health of Immigrants Working in Restaurants
    Jenny Tsai; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Inclusion criteria include: (1) born in China, Taiwan, or Hong Kong; (2) over 18 years of age; (3) speak Chinese, Taiwanese, or English; and (4) have been working in ..
  47. Parent's Schooling and Child Well-Being in Taiwan
    Michael Grossman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..the causal impacts of mother's education and father's education on child health and child educational outcomes in Taiwan. Interest in this topic can be traced to the recent focus on the role of human capital in general and its two most ..
  48. BIOLOGICAL MONITORING FOR EXPOSURE TO AFLATOXIN
    Regina Santella; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..HBV) infection, is believed to be a causative factor in elevated levels of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in Taiwan. Monoclonal antibodies developed against the DNA and protein adducts of AFB1 will be used to monitor AFB1 exposure...
  49. Parent's Schooling and Child Well-Being in Taiwan
    Michael Grossman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..the causal impacts of mother's education and father's education on child health and child educational outcomes in Taiwan. Interest in this topic can be traced to the recent focus on the role of human capital in general and its two most ..
  50. Parent's Schooling and Child Well-Being in Taiwan
    Michael Grossman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..the causal impacts of mother's education and father's education on child health and child educational outcomes in Taiwan. Interest in this topic can be traced to the recent focus on the role of human capital in general and its two most ..
  51. Training in Minority Health and Health Disparities in International Venues
    HENRY LEWIS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..health in rural Ecuador, infectious disease occurrence in either Peru or Egypt, stem cell research in Taiwan, cardiovascular diseases in the Czech Republic, and sexually transmitted diseases and drug abuse in Mexico...
  52. Analysis of the SARS Virus S glycoproteins
    Paul Bates; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..At present well over 3000 cases are reported with ongoing epidemics in Taiwan and Toronto...
  53. DIET, LIPOPROTEINS AND HEMOSTASIS
    Henry Ginsberg; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..our proposed collaboration with investigators at Stanford University and at the National Defense Medical Center in taiwan to carry out each of the protocols in an Asian population...
  54. Synthetic Peptide SARS Coronavirus Diagnostic Kit
    Chang Wang; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..that have not been exposed to the SCoV; 4) perform a large-scale clinical trial at multiple sites in the US, Taiwan and China; 4) accomplish the commercial scale production of kits; and 5) submit a PMA or PDP application for US ..
  55. Analysis of the SARS Virus S glycoproteins
    Paul Bates; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..At present well over 3000 cases are reported with ongoing epidemics in Taiwan and Toronto...
  56. Training in Minority Health and Health Disparities in International Venues
    HENRY LEWIS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..health in rural Ecuador, infectious disease occurrence in either Peru or Egypt, stem cell research in Taiwan, cardiovascular diseases in the Czech Republic, and sexually transmitted diseases and drug abuse in Mexico...
  57. Training in Minority Health and Health Disparities in International Venues
    HENRY LEWIS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..health in rural Ecuador, infectious disease occurrence in either Peru or Egypt, stem cell research in Taiwan, cardiovascular diseases in the Czech Republic, and sexually transmitted diseases and drug abuse in Mexico...
  58. Synthetic Peptide SARS Coronavirus Diagnostic Kit
    Chang Wang; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..that have not been exposed to the SCoV; 4) perform a large-scale clinical trial at multiple sites in the US, Taiwan and China; 4) accomplish the commercial scale production of kits; and 5) submit a PMA or PDP application for US ..
  59. Nutrition and Oral Clefts in Asia: Planning Grant
    Ronald Munger; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..case-control study of maternal nutritional and metabolic factors in oral clefts in the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and China...
  60. Nutrition and Oral Clefts in Asia: Planning Grant
    Ronald G Munger; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..case-control study of maternal nutritional and metabolic factors in oral clefts in the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and China...
  61. A MODEL OF AGE-SPECIFIC MARITAL FERTILITY
    Maxine Weinstein; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The final collection of data, from a series of surveys in Taiwan, will provide observed distributions of first birth intervals to be analyzed using life-table techniques...
  62. MODEL OF AGE-SPECIFIC MARITAL FERTILITY
    James Wood; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The final collection of data comes from a series of surveys in Taiwan, which will provide observed distributions of first birth intervals to be analyzed using life-table techniques...