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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. pmc Respiratory viral infections among pediatric inpatients and outpatients in Taiwan from 1997 to 1999
    H P Tsai
    National Health Research Institutes Tainan Virology Laboratory for Diagnosis and Research, Department of Pathology, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 39:111-8. 2001
  5. ncbi 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
  6. ncbi Incidence, prevalence and mortality trends of dialysis end-stage renal disease in Taiwan from 1990 to 2001: the impact of national health insurance
    Wu Chang Yang
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veteran General Hospital, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University Taipei 11217, Taiwan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:3977-82. 2008
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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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  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. 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...
  3. 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.
  4. pmc Respiratory viral infections among pediatric inpatients and outpatients in Taiwan from 1997 to 1999
    H P Tsai
    National Health Research Institutes Tainan Virology Laboratory for Diagnosis and Research, Department of Pathology, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 39:111-8. 2001
    ..These data expand our understanding of the etiology of acute respiratory tract viral infections among in- and outpatients in a subtropical country and may contribute to the prevention and control of viral respiratory tract infections...
  5. ncbi 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.
  6. ncbi Incidence, prevalence and mortality trends of dialysis end-stage renal disease in Taiwan from 1990 to 2001: the impact of national health insurance
    Wu Chang Yang
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veteran General Hospital, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University Taipei 11217, Taiwan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:3977-82. 2008
    Incident and prevalent (I&P) rates in dialysis end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients in Taiwan increased rapidly following the launch of National Health Insurance (NHI) in 1995...
  7. 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...
  8. 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%...
  9. 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...
  10. 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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  11. ncbi Transmission and clinical features of enterovirus 71 infections in household contacts in Taiwan
    Luan Yin Chang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Kweishan, Taiwan
    JAMA 291:222-7. 2004
    ..Although enterovirus 71 has caused epidemics associated with significant morbidity and mortality, its transmission has not been thoroughly investigated...
  12. 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...
  13. 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).
  14. 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 ..
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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 ..
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi Air pollution and hospital admissions for pneumonia in a subtropical city: Taipei, Taiwan
    Hui Feng Chiu
    Institute of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, 100 Shih Chuan 1st Road, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Inhal Toxicol 21:32-7. 2009
    ..whether there was an association between air pollutant levels and hospital admissions for pneumonia in Taipei, Taiwan. Hospital admissions for pneumonia and ambient air pollution data for Taipei were obtained for the period from ..
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi The impact of age on the demographic, clinical, radiographic characteristics and treatment outcomes of pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Taiwan
    C S Wang
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC
    Infection 36:335-40. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of age on the demographic, clinical, radiographic characteristics, and treatment outcomes of pulmonary TB patients in Taiwan.
  22. ncbi Epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus infection in northern Taiwan, 2001-2005 -- seasonality, clinical characteristics, and disease burden
    Jian Te Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 40:293-301. 2007
    ..However, there is limited epidemiological data about RSV infection in Taiwan. This study aimed to investigate the clinical, epidemiological, virological, and economical aspects of RSV ..
  23. 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 ..
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi The 1998 enterovirus 71 outbreak in Taiwan: pathogenesis and management
    Tzou Yien Lin
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 34:S52-7. 2002
    ..In 1998, a large outbreak of enterovirus infection occurred in Taiwan that resulted in 405 severe cases in children and 78 deaths...
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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 ..
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi The circulation of subgenogroups B5 and C5 of enterovirus 71 in Taiwan from 2006 to 2007
    Yuan Pin Huang
    Research and Diagnostic Center, Centers for Disease Control, Department of Health, Taipei, Taiwan
    Virus Res 137:206-12. 2008
    ..In this study, eleven EV71 isolates in Taiwan during 2006-2007 were selected for N-terminal VP1 gene analysis...
  32. ncbi Two decades of universal hepatitis B vaccination in taiwan: impact and implication for future strategies
    Yen Hsuan Ni
    Department of Pediatrics, Hospital and College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Genomics Research Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Gastroenterology 132:1287-93. 2007
    ..world's first successful implementation of a universal hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination program for infants in Taiwan 20 years ago, we performed this study to evaluate the long-term protection afforded by HBV vaccination and to ..
  33. pmc Patterns of ambulatory care utilization in Taiwan
    Tzeng Ji Chen
    Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 11217, Taiwan
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:54. 2006
    We used the insurance claims of a representative cohort to quantify the patterns of ambulatory care visits, especially the doctor-shopping phenomenon, in Taiwan.
  34. 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.
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi Association between polymorphisms of biotransformation and DNA-repair genes and risk of colorectal cancer in Taiwan
    Chih Ching Yeh
    Department of Health Risk Management, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, 404, Taiwan, ROC
    J Biomed Sci 14:183-93. 2007
    ..Taken together, this study suggests that polymorphisms of genes involved in biotransformation and DNA repair could modulate colorectal-cancer risk in Taiwan.
  37. ncbi Prevalence of dyslipidemia and mean blood lipid values in Taiwan: results from the Nutrition and Health Survey in Taiwan (NAHSIT, 1993-1996)
    Hsing Yi Chang
    Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica Nan Kong, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Chin J Physiol 45:187-97. 2002
    This paper reports the blood lipid status of people aged 4 years and older in Taiwan. The data is based on the Nutrition and Health Survey in Taiwan (NAHSIT: 1993-1996), which adopted a multi-stage, stratified clustering sampling scheme...
  38. ncbi Renal diagnosis of chronic hemodialysis patients with urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma in Taiwan
    Chung Hsin Chang
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cancer 109:1487-92. 2007
    Transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) is the most common malignancy in dialysis patients of Taiwan. The reason for such a high incidence of TCC is undetermined...
  39. ncbi Clinical and genetic characterization of severe influenza B-associated diseases during an outbreak in Taiwan
    Wen Chen Li
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Clin Virol 42:45-51. 2008
    Mismatches between circulating and vaccine strains of influenza virus had been observed in Taiwan. A comprehensive clinical and genetic analysis of influenza B viruses-associated important diseases was lacking.
  40. ncbi Physicians' characteristics in the usage of online database: a representative nationwide survey of regional hospitals in Taiwan
    Ya Wen Chiu
    Division of Health Policy Research and Development, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
    Inform Health Soc Care 34:127-35. 2009
    ..These data may assist in determining how to promote the use of online evidence-based medical information for clinical services...
  41. ncbi Appearance of intratypic recombination of enterovirus 71 in Taiwan from 2002 to 2005
    Shih Chen Huang
    Institute of Molecular Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Virus Res 131:250-9. 2008
    ..relationships of five distinct regions of the EV71 genome for 73 EV71 isolates from 1986 and from 1998 to 2005 in Taiwan. Phylogenetic analyses showed that the 5'-UTR, VP4-VP2, VP1, and 3D regions of EV71 isolated in 2004 and 2005 were ..
  42. 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 ..
  43. ncbi Molecular characterization of germline mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes from breast cancer families in Taiwan
    S S Li
    Institute of Biomedical Sciences, National Sun Yat Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Hum Genet 104:201-4. 1999
    A total of 18 families with multiple cases of breast cancer were identified from southern Taiwan, and 5 of these families were found to carry cancer-associated germline mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes...
  44. pmc Identification of three major clones of multiply antibiotic-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Taiwanese hospitals by multilocus sequence typing
    Z Y Shi
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 36:3514-9. 1998
    ..Isolates of the Taiwan-19F clone and the Taiwan-23F clone were resistant to penicillin, tetracycline, and erythromycin but were ..
  45. ncbi Discovery of novel [Arg49]phospholipase A2 isozymes from Protobothrops elegans venom and regional evolution of Crotalinae snake venom phospholipase A2 isozymes in the southwestern islands of Japan and Taiwan
    Takahito Chijiwa
    Department of Applied Life Science, Faculty of Bioscience, Sojo University, 4 22 1 Ikeda, Kumamoto 860 0082, Japan
    Toxicon 48:672-82. 2006
    ..and Iriomote islands of the Sakishima Islands of Japan which are located between Okinawa island of Japan and Taiwan. Two phospholipase A(2) (PLA(2)) isozymes were purified to homogeneity from P. elegans venom and sequenced...
  46. ncbi Epidemiology of congenital anomalies in a population-based birth registry in Taiwan, 2002
    Bing Yu Chen
    Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 108:460-8. 2009
    ..However, the occurrence rates of congenital anomalies and their risk factors are unknown in Taiwan. We used the medical-practitioner-reported birth registry in 2002 to determine the occurrence of individual ..
  47. ncbi Occult hepatitis B virus infection in hepatitis B vaccinated children in Taiwan
    Shu Chi Mu
    Department of Pediatrics, Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Hepatol 50:264-72. 2009
    Presence of occult HBV infection in HBV vaccinated children remains largely unknown. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of occult HBV infection among HBV vaccinated children in Taiwan.
  48. ncbi Relationship between polymorphisms of nucleotide excision repair genes and oral cancer risk in Taiwan: evidence for modification of smoking habit
    Da Tian Bau
    Department of Medical Research, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Chin J Physiol 50:294-300. 2007
    ..154 patients with oral cancer, and 105 age-matched controls recruited from the Chinese Medical Hospital in Central Taiwan were genotyped...
  49. 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...
  50. ncbi Invasive trichosporonosis caused by Trichosporon asahii and other unusual Trichosporon species at a medical center in Taiwan
    Sheng Yuan Ruan
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital Yun Lin Branch, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 49:e11-7. 2009
    ..During the past 2 decades, invasive trichosporonosis has emerged as an opportunistic infectious disease in immunocompromised patients. However, no case series have been reported recently...
  51. ncbi Molecular epidemiology of coxsackie A type 24 variant in Taiwan, 2000-2007
    Pei Yu Chu
    Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    J Clin Virol 45:285-91. 2009
    Epidemics of acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis (AHC) caused by a coxsackievirus A24 variant (CA24v) appeared in Taiwan in 2000-2002 and again in 2006-2007.
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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.
  59. 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...
  60. 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
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  61. 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...
  62. ncbi 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.
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi 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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  65. ncbi Estimation of seroprevalence of hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus in Taiwan from a large-scale survey of free hepatitis screening participants
    Chien Hung Chen
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 106:148-55. 2007
    b>Taiwan is a hyperendemic area of liver diseases. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) are the two major etiologies of liver diseases in Taiwan. This study investigated the seroprevalence of HBV and HCV in Taiwan.
  66. ncbi Prevalence of obesity in Taiwan
    N F Chu
    Department of Community Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Obes Rev 6:271-4. 2005
    In Taiwan, the prevalence and problem of obesity has increased significantly in recent decades and has became an important public health issue...
  67. ncbi Treatment of chronic hepatitis C in southern Taiwan
    Wang Long Chuang
    Hepatobiliary Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, No 100 Shih chuan 1st Road, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan, ROC
    Intervirology 49:99-106. 2006
    ..A multicenter clinical trial was conducted in Taiwan to compare the efficacy of combination therapy between peg-IFN/ribavirin and conventional IFN/ribavirin for 6 ..
  68. ncbi Clinical features and factors of unfavorable outcomes for non-polio enterovirus infection of the central nervous system in northern Taiwan, 1994-2003
    Tsou Tong Yang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 38:417-24. 2005
    ..0009] and skin rash (p=0.005). Younger age and higher peak WBC were poor prognostic factors of severe enterovirus CNS infection. Death was related to neonatal enterovirus infection and enterovirus 71 infection in young children...
  69. ncbi Hyperuricemia and gout in Taiwan: results from the Nutritional and Health Survey in Taiwan (1993-96)
    H Y Chang
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Nan-Kang, Taipei
    J Rheumatol 28:1640-6. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the prevalence of hyperuricemia in Taiwan. METHODS: A multi-stage stratified sampling scheme was used in Nutrition and Health Survey, which was conducted in Taiwan between 1993 and 96...
  70. pmc Sentinel surveillance for enterovirus 71, Taiwan, 1998
    T N Wu
    Disease Surveillance and Quarantine Service, Ministry of Health, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Emerg Infect Dis 5:458-60. 1999
    Outbreaks of enterovirus 71 have been reported around the world since 1969. The most recent outbreak occurred in Taiwan during April-July 1998...
  71. ncbi Epidemiologic study of age-related cataracts among an elderly Chinese population in Shih-Pai, Taiwan
    Su Ying Tsai
    Community Medicine Research Center and Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ophthalmology 110:1089-95. 2003
    The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and risk factors for age-related cataracts in a metropolitan elderly Chinese population in Shihpai, Taipei, Taiwan.
  72. ncbi 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...
  73. ncbi 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 ..
  74. ncbi 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...
  75. 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)..
  76. 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...
  77. 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.
  78. 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...
  79. 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...
  80. ncbi 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.
  81. 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...
  82. 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...
  83. 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.
  84. ncbi Associations of physician volume and weekend admissions with ischemic stroke outcome in Taiwan: a nationwide population-based study
    Yu Chi Tung
    Department of Healthcare Information and Management, Ming Chuan University, Taoyuan County, Taiwan
    Med Care 47:1018-25. 2009
    ..Moreover, little is known about the relative and combined influence of physician and hospital volume on stroke mortality...
  85. ncbi Genetic diversity and correlation with feline infectious peritonitis of feline coronavirus type I and II: a 5-year study in Taiwan
    Chao Nan Lin
    Graduate Institute of Veterinary Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
    Vet Microbiol 136:233-9. 2009
    ..4%) were positive for both types. Irrespective of the predominance of type I FCoV infection in Taiwan, type II FCoV demonstrated a significantly higher correlation with FIP (p<0.01)...
  86. 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 ..
  87. ncbi Taiwan's new national health insurance program: genesis and experience so far
    Tsung Mei Cheng
    International Forum, Princeton University s International Center, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:61-76. 2003
    In 1995, after a planning effort of about half a decade, the Republic of China (Taiwan) replaced a previous patchwork of separate social health insurance funds with one single-payer, national health insurance scheme that is administered ..
  88. 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...
  89. 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 ..
  90. 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...
  91. 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
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  92. 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.
  93. ncbi 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...
  94. ncbi 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...
  95. ncbi 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...
  96. 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...
  97. 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.
  98. 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...
  99. 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...
  100. ncbi 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...
  101. 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 ..

Research Grants63

  1. INTERNATIONAL GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ORAL CLEFTS
    Terri H Beaty; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..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)...
  2. Environmental arsenic and diabetes mellitus
    Miroslav Styblo; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..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 ..
  3. Biological Markers of Aflatoxin Exposure and Methylation
    Regina M Santella; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..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 ..
  4. The Mechanisms of IFITM-Mediated Restriction
    I Chueh Huang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..I acquired my M.D. degree from National Taiwan University in 2000, finished my clinical training in 2004, and received my Ph.D...
  5. RmpA, a unique virulence regulator in emerging Klebsiella pneumoniae
    Valley J Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Research will be in collaboration with a leader in the study of KLA, Prof. Jin-Town Wang at the National Taiwan University College of Medicine...
  6. Validating Biomarkers for the Prodrome and Transition to Psychosis in Shanghai
    Larry J Seidman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Within the Asian Network for Early Psychosis, Taiwan and Singapore have started to address the putatively prodromal population...
  7. 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...
  8. Early Life Influences on Elderly Health Developing World
    MARY C MCENIRY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..populations, using as benchmarks data from relevant industrialized elderly populations such as the US, UK and Taiwan. The research builds upon preliminary results obtained among the LAC elderly...
  9. Integrating Technology and Context into Research Ethics Education in ACME
    CHIHHUNG JASON WANG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..regionally at (2) the Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center (KF-SYSCC)/National Yang Ming University (NYMU) in Taiwan. The Centers will operate as hubs for training, research, and innovation for Asian health and research ..
  10. 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...
  11. Modeling Disability Trajectories In Rapidly Aging Populations
    Zachary Zimmer; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..who have been followed over time in two of the world's fastest aging populations, Mainland China and Taiwan, and investigates the associations of individual characteristics with more versus less favorable disability ..
  12. Minority Health and Health Disparties International Research Training Program
    Robert S Pozos; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Major SDSU-MHIRT sites are in Australia, Ghana, Mexico, Peru, and Taiwan (Republic of China). In the last three years the SDSU-MHIRT program has served 46 trainees...
  13. Macroeconomic Demography of Intergenerational Transfers
    Ronald D Lee; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The accounts will be estimated for seven economies, the U.S., France, Brazil, Chile, Japan, Taiwan, and Indonesia, with sufficient historical depth to analyze long-run changes in public policy, economic conditions,..
  14. 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...
  15. Rare Variants for Hypertension in Taiwan Chinese
    Dabeeru C Rao; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..rare and low frequency variants with supposedly larger effects for hypertension and high BP in highly enriched Taiwan Chinese hypertensive families using whole exome sequencing and state-of-the-art statistical methods...
  16. Mechanism of Arsenic-Induced Diabetes
    Miroslav Styblo; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g., Taiwan and Bangladesh)...
  17. Seek and Treat for Optimal Outcomes and Prevention in HIV &AIDS in IDU
    JULIO SERGIO GONZALEZ MONTANER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..incidentally observed in HIV serodiscordant heterosexual couples and separately in population-level studies from Taiwan, San Francisco and in our own study in British Columbia, Canada...
  18. 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 ..
  19. 1/2 Expanding Rapid Ascertainment Networks Of Schizophrenia Families In Taiwan
    Ming T Tsuang; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Tsuang), we established a large and efficient ascertainment network and infrastructure in Taiwan, which will again be utilized and expanded in the proposed study...
  20. 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...
  21. 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)...
  22. Biological Risk in Taiwan, Indonesia, Mexico, England and U.S.
    Jung Ki Kim; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..S., England, Taiwan, Mexico, and Indonesia...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. DIFFUSION OF FERTILITY CONTROL
    JOHN CASTERLINE; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Th research will examine this issue using Costa Rica and Taiwan as case studies...
  27. 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 ..
  28. 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 ..
  29. 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 ..
  30. 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...
  31. 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 ..
  32. SYMPOSIUM ON EBV AND ASSOCIATED DISEASES
    GARY PEARSON; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..The Fourth International Symposium on EBV and Associated Malignant Diseases is scheduled to be held in Hualien, Taiwan from September 23-28, 1990 under the sponsorship of National Taiwan University College of Medicine...
  33. DIET AND CANCER IN CHINA
    Colin Campbell; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..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...
  34. Satellite Symposium on "Novel Strategies for Intervention in Neurodegenerative Di
    Grace Sun; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..satellite symposium entitled "Novel Interventional Strategies in Neurodegenerative Diseases" to be held in Taipei, Taiwan, August 30-September 2, 2009...
  35. 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...
  36. WELL-BEING AMONG THE AGED--THREE NATION STUDY
    Jersey Liang; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..S. and Japan to Chinese societies including the Chinese mainland and Taiwan by: 1. Examining cross-cultural comparability in measurement specification of well-being in the U.S...
  37. SOCIAL CHANGE, THE FAMILY AND FERTILITY
    Arland Thornton; Fiscal Year: 1990
    This is a proposal to study in Taiwan key issues in theories of family and demographic transformation...
  38. CHEMOPREVENTION OF PRIMARY LIVER CANCER
    Baruch Blumberg; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The risk ratio for carriers is greater than 200 and the lifetime probability for developing-PHC is 40% (in Taiwan and probably elsewhere)...
  39. SOCIAL DEMOGRAPHY OF A CHINESE DISTRICT, 1906-46
    BURTON PASTERNAK; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..to complete an ongoing analysis of data in the household registers of Lungtu, a multi-village Chinese district on Taiwan, and to link those records to data on landownership contained in Lungtu's land registers...
  40. BRAIN NEOPLASMS, LEUKEMIA & PETROCHEMAL EXPOSURES
    David Christiani; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In Taiwan, four large petrochemical industries are located in Kaohsiung metropolitan area...
  41. Macroeconomic Demography of Intergenerational Transfers
    Andrew Mason; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The accounts will be estimated for seven economies, the U.S., France, Brazil, Chile, Japan, Taiwan, and Indonesia, with sufficient historical depth to analyze long-run changes in public policy, economic conditions,..
  42. Macroeconomic Demography of Intergenerational Transfers
    Ronald Lee; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The accounts will be estimated for seven economies, the U.S., France, Brazil, Chile, Japan, Taiwan, and Indonesia, with sufficient historical depth to analyze long-run changes in public policy, economic conditions,..
  43. GENETIC LINKAGE STUDY OF SCHIZOPHRENIA
    Ming Tsuang; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The goals will be attained by achieving the following: (1) from Taiwan and China, 900 Han Chinese sib- pairs having DSM-IV schizophrenia will be collected...
  44. A Continuous Monitor for Arsenic in Drinking Water
    William Dietze; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Further, arsenic exposure is a worldwide problem, and chronic arsenic poisoning is a serious issue for China, Taiwan, Thailand, Mexico, Chile, India, and Bangladesh.
  45. 9th Internatl Meeting on Neural Transplantation & Repair
    JOHN SLADEK; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..conference on Neural Transplantation and Repair, INTR9, to be held June 8-11, 2005 at the Grand Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan. The conference will provide a much needed multidisciplinary forum for the presentation and critical discussion of ..
  46. Culture, Gender, and Health Care Stigma in Parkinsonism
    Linda Tickle Degnen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Excerpts from the resulting 24 tapes will be shown to expert and novice health care practitioners in Taiwan and the U.S...
  47. Domoic Acid and Neonatal Microglia Activation
    Alejandro Mayer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..activated microglia cells and their mediators play in DOM-induced excitotoxic neuronal injury and thus contribute to potential novel approaches for the therapy of the neuropathology associated with Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning in humans ..
  48. EFFECTS OF MOTHERS EMPLOYMENT ON MATERNAL WELL-BEING
    Robert Quinn; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..This hypothesis will be tested through a secondary analysis of data obtained from two samples of mothers; one from the United States and the other from Taiwan.
  49. Comparative Study of Health Transitions in Later Life
    MARY OFSTEDAL; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The study involves comparative analyses of recent panel surveys of older populations in Taiwan (1989-1999), Indonesia (1993, 1997, 1998), the Philippines (1996, 2000-2001), and Singapore (1995, 1999)...
  50. Evaluation of the Control of HIV After a Prison Amnesty in Taiwan
    Kenrad Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This situation is characteristic of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Taiwan in the past 3 years...
  51. Neurobehavioral Teratology Society: Symposium on Pesticides and Metals
    Susan Schantz; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  52. Language Influence on Object-Substance Construal
    Peggy Li; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We hope that understanding the nature of the linguistic influence could also contribute to the recent debate on whether the acquisition of grammatical categories serves as the source of conceptual reorganization. ..
  53. Markers of Genetic Susceptibility to Bladder Cancer
    Xifeng Wu; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The ability to rapidly screen individuals for risk, using minimally invasive procedures (blood samples), has immense clinical implication, such as intensive screening and chemopreventive interventions. ..
  54. 2/5-The Psychiatric GWAS Consortium: Integrated & Coordinated GWAS Meta-Analyses
    Stephen Faraone; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Finally, the PGC proposes to abide as fully as possible with the NIH's GWAS data sharing policies and we provide a detailed data sharing plan and timetable. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  55. FUNCTIONAL ROLE OF MBP 1
    Ratna Ray; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..To investigate the mechanism by which it induces apoptosis To test the biological effect of MBP-1 disruption in KO mice To determine whether adenovirus-mediated MBP-1 gene transfer can regress tumor growth in vivo. ..
  56. AN ECOGENETIC STUDY OF ADHD
    Stephen Faraone; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Furthermore, no studies have used an ecogenetic approach to sharpen the accuracy of risk prediction. ..
  57. Physiological Effects of Marital Conflict
    David Vogel; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. Anterior limbic network dysfunction in bipolar disorder
    Stephen Strakowski; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Finally, this work will provide a neurophysiologic substrate to inform additional investigations aimed at identify mechanisms underlying anterior limbic dysfunction both in human and animal models. ..
  59. Analysis of an ADHD Whole Genome Association Scan
    Stephen Faraone; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..All genotype data generated by the GAIN whole genome association scan will be made available to the scientific community by GAIN as soon as the genotypes are completed. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..