S E Chia

Summary

Affiliation: National University of Singapore
Country: Singapore

Publications

  1. ncbi Parental occupations and other risk factors associated with nonchromosomal single, chromosomal single, and multiple birth defects: a population-based study in Singapore from 1994 to 1998
    S E Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:425-33. 2003
  2. pmc Congenital anomalies in the offspring of military personnel?
    S E Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine MD3, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Occup Environ Med 63:82-3. 2006
  3. pmc Association of blood lead and homocysteine levels among lead exposed subjects in Vietnam and Singapore
    Sin Eng Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Occup Environ Med 64:688-93. 2007
  4. ncbi Possibilities of newer ALAD polymorphism influencing human susceptibility to effects of inorganic lead on the neurobehavioral functions
    Sin Eng Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Neurotoxicology 28:312-7. 2007
  5. pmc Association of renal function and delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase polymorphism among Vietnamese and Singapore workers exposed to inorganic lead
    S E Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Occup Environ Med 63:180-6. 2006
  6. ncbi Prognosis of adult men with heat exhaustion with regard to postural stability and neurobehavioral effects: a 6-month follow-up study
    Sin Eng Chia
    Defence Medical Research Institute, Defence Science and Technology Agency and Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 25:503-8. 2003
  7. ncbi A population-based study on the association between parental occupations and some common birth defects in singapore (1994-1998)
    S E Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore 11759, Republic of Singapore
    J Occup Environ Med 46:916-23. 2004
  8. ncbi Delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) polymorphism and susceptibility of workers exposed to inorganic lead and its effects on neurobehavioral functions
    Sin Eng Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine MD3, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Neurotoxicology 25:1041-7. 2004
  9. pmc Appropriate use of personal protective equipment among healthcare workers in public sector hospitals and primary healthcare polyclinics during the SARS outbreak in Singapore
    S E Chia
    Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Occup Environ Med 62:473-7. 2005
  10. pmc Review of recent epidemiological studies on paternal occupations and birth defects
    S E Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, MD3, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Occup Environ Med 59:149-55. 2002

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi Parental occupations and other risk factors associated with nonchromosomal single, chromosomal single, and multiple birth defects: a population-based study in Singapore from 1994 to 1998
    S E Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:425-33. 2003
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  2. pmc Congenital anomalies in the offspring of military personnel?
    S E Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine MD3, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Occup Environ Med 63:82-3. 2006
  3. pmc Association of blood lead and homocysteine levels among lead exposed subjects in Vietnam and Singapore
    Sin Eng Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Occup Environ Med 64:688-93. 2007
    ..Lead and homocysteine are both linked to cardiovascular disease. With this in mind, the authors evaluated the relation between blood lead and homocysteine in people aged 19-66 years in two Asian populations...
  4. ncbi Possibilities of newer ALAD polymorphism influencing human susceptibility to effects of inorganic lead on the neurobehavioral functions
    Sin Eng Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Neurotoxicology 28:312-7. 2007
    ..A cross-sectional study was conducted to study the association between some new ALAD polymorphism and susceptibility to effects of inorganic lead on the neurobehavioral functions...
  5. pmc Association of renal function and delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase polymorphism among Vietnamese and Singapore workers exposed to inorganic lead
    S E Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Occup Environ Med 63:180-6. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi Prognosis of adult men with heat exhaustion with regard to postural stability and neurobehavioral effects: a 6-month follow-up study
    Sin Eng Chia
    Defence Medical Research Institute, Defence Science and Technology Agency and Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 25:503-8. 2003
    ..The prognosis of adult with heat exhaustion is good. There were no significant differences in neurobehavioral tests and postural stability among the cases and controls 612 months after the episode...
  7. ncbi A population-based study on the association between parental occupations and some common birth defects in singapore (1994-1998)
    S E Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore 11759, Republic of Singapore
    J Occup Environ Med 46:916-23. 2004
    ..49), and the CUS (adjusted RR 5.19), and the CMD (adjusted RR 3.01). Paternal rather than maternal exposure might be more important in the causation of some common birth defects in Singapore...
  8. ncbi Delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) polymorphism and susceptibility of workers exposed to inorganic lead and its effects on neurobehavioral functions
    Sin Eng Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine MD3, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Neurotoxicology 25:1041-7. 2004
    ..It is postulated that the ALAD2 allele may exert protective measures against the neurotoxic effects of lead. Further study involving a larger cohort of workers with the ALAD2 allele would be needed to confirm this hypothesis...
  9. pmc Appropriate use of personal protective equipment among healthcare workers in public sector hospitals and primary healthcare polyclinics during the SARS outbreak in Singapore
    S E Chia
    Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Occup Environ Med 62:473-7. 2005
    ..Singapore was affected by an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) from 25 February to 31 May 2003, with 238 probable cases and 33 deaths...
  10. pmc Review of recent epidemiological studies on paternal occupations and birth defects
    S E Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, MD3, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Occup Environ Med 59:149-55. 2002
    ..Future studies could be focused on these specific, rather than general, occupational groups so that causative agents may be confirmed and thus enable appropriate preventive measures to be taken...
  11. ncbi Postural stability and neurobehavioural effects of heat exhaustion among adult men
    S E Chia
    Defence Medical Research Institute, Ministry of Defence, Singapore, Singapore
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 23:659-64. 2001
    ..The cases (as a group) had significantly poorer postural stability...
  12. ncbi Comparison of zinc concentrations in blood and seminal plasma and the various sperm parameters between fertile and infertile men
    S E Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, The National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    J Androl 21:53-7. 2000
    ..0001), motility (r = 0.253, P < .0001), and viability (r = 0.286, P < .0001). On the basis of the findings of this study and those of other reports, zinc may contribute to fertility through its positive effect on spermatogenesis...
  13. ncbi Occupational risk for male infertility: a case-control study of 218 infertile and 227 fertile men
    S E Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine MD3, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    J Occup Environ Med 43:946-51. 2001
    ..Using services and clerical workers as a reference group, certain occupations are at a higher risk for infertility. Higher work demands and possible electromagnetic field exposure could be contributory factors for infertility...
  14. ncbi Endocrine disruptors and male reproductive function--a short review
    S E Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Int J Androl 23:45-6. 2000
    ..Epidemiological human studies are necessary to fill in the gap of knowledge. Based on the current knowledge, the impact of endocrine disruptors on the male reproductive function remain to be appreciated...
  15. ncbi Prostate-specific antigen levels among Chinese, Malays and Indians in Singapore from a community-based study
    Sin Eng Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:375-8. 2007
    ..PSA levels were positively associated with age. It may be more appropriate to offer PSA testing to men who are >60 years old rather than the current >50 years...
  16. pmc Prevalence of headache among handheld cellular telephone users in Singapore: a community study
    S E Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Environ Health Perspect 108:1059-62. 2000
    ..The use of HPs is not associated with a significant increase of CNS symptoms other than headache...
  17. ncbi Salivary cortisol levels and work-related stress among emergency department nurses
    Y Yang
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16, Medical Drive, Singapore 117597
    J Occup Environ Med 43:1011-8. 2001
    ..The result raises the possibility of using a single morning salivary cortisol sample to reflect self-perceived stress...
  18. ncbi Prevalence of birth defects and parental work in Singapore live births from 1994 to 1998: a population-based study
    L M Shi
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore
    Occup Med (Lond) 52:325-31. 2002
    ..However, the very small number of workers in this latter group makes the rate unreliable. The prevalence of BDs in Singapore is comparable to those in other countries. Parental work per se is not correlated with BDs...
  19. ncbi A population-based prevalence survey of skin diseases in adolescents and adults in rural Sumatra, Indonesia, 1999
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore (MD3, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 95:384-8. 2001
    ..0%) was twice as high as dermatitis (5.1%). As skin conditions are common in rural Indonesia, it is advisable to improve the training of nurses and doctors in the prevention and treatment of skin disorders...
  20. ncbi Low birth weight in relation to parental occupations-a population-based registry in Singapore (1994-1998)
    S E Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine MD3, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16, Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Singapore
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 26:285-90. 2004
    ..To study the association between parental occupation and low birth weight (LBW) in infants born in Singapore between 1994 and 1998. Other factors that may be related to LBW were also investigated...
  21. ncbi Stressful life events of dental students and salivary immunoglobulin A
    V Ng
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, MD3, National University of Singapore
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 17:49-56. 2004
    ..18, p= 0.04). Dental students in different academic years perceived different important stressors. Salivary IgA secretion rate correlated inversely with self perceived stress...
  22. pmc Can salivary lead be used for biological monitoring of lead exposed individuals?
    D Koh
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine MD3, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Occup Environ Med 60:696-8. 2003
    ..Measurement of blood lead (BPb) is the usual method for biomonitoring of persons exposed to inorganic lead...
  23. pmc Effluents from a pulp and paper mill: a skin and health survey of children living in upstream and downstream villages
    J Lee
    Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Occup Environ Med 59:373-9. 2002
    ....
  24. ncbi Monthly variation in human semen quality in male partners of infertile women in the tropics
    S E Chia
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Hum Reprod 16:277-81. 2001
    ..As this study is, so far, published data from only one country, Singapore, it may not truly reflect the actual situation for individuals who are residing in the tropics...
  25. pmc Can delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase 2 allele exert certain protective measures against the neurotoxic effects of lead?
    S E Chia
    Occup Environ Med 61:720. 2004
  26. doi Occupation and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Singapore
    S E Chia
    Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Occup Med (Lond) 62:29-33. 2012
    ..Some epidemiological studies have reported that teachers may be at increased risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), but results are inconsistent...
  27. ncbi Relation between work and myopia in Singapore women
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Optom Vis Sci 76:393-6. 1999
    ..Work and related activities may be connected to myopia development and progression. We investigated the relationship between working activities and the onset as well as worsening of myopia...
  28. pmc Self perceived work related stress and the relation with salivary IgA and lysozyme among emergency department nurses
    Y Yang
    Dept of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, MD3, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597
    Occup Environ Med 59:836-41. 2002
    ..To assess and compare the self perceived work related stress among emergency department (ED) and general ward (GW) nurses, and to investigate its relation with salivary IgA and lysozyme...
  29. ncbi A review of studies on maternal occupational exposures and birth defects, and the limitations associated with these studies
    L Shi
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Occup Med (Lond) 51:230-44. 2001
    ..g. inappropriate endpoints, multiple confounders, low study power and inadequate analysis methods. It must also be noted that maternal work, and therefore exposure, may also differ greatly from country to country...
  30. ncbi A South-East Asian perspective
    D Koh
    Dept of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Occup Med (Lond) 50:64-73. 2000
    ..As global and regional economic conditions continue to remain unstable and the impact of the crisis further takes its course, the final effect on occupational health in South-East Asia remains to be seen...
  31. doi The prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms and treatment-seeking behaviour in males over 40 years in Singapore: a community-based study
    C Chong
    Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 15:273-7. 2012
    ..This study was performed to report the prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTSs), bother and related quality of life (QOL) and health-seeking behaviour in men 40 years old or older in Singapore...
  32. pmc Pterygium in Indonesia: prevalence, severity and risk factors
    G Gazzard
    Singapore National Eye Centre, 11 Third Hospital Avenue, Singapore 139651
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:1341-6. 2002
    ..To determine prevalence rates, severity, and risk factors for pterygium in adults in provincial Indonesia and to validate a clinical grading scheme in a population based setting...