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Examining Inequality in the Public Health Workforce Distribution in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCs) System in China, 2008-2017.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 May;33(5):374-383

Office of Policy Research, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 102206, China;The National Center for Chronic and Noncommunicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 100050, China.

Objective: Allocation of human resources to address inequalities in the public health system has increasingly attracted societal and political attention. Using the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCs) system of China as an example, we evaluated inequality in the public health workforce distribution across different regions in China between 2008 and 2017, with the aim of providing information for policymakers to support resource allocation and address growing health inequities.

Methods: We used three standard public health workforce inequality indices - Gini coefficient, Theil L, and Theil T - and spatial autocorrelation analysis to explore spatial clusters of the workforce in different provinces, visualized with geographical tools. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.051DOI Listing

Mutation of the Gene, excluding Exon 11, in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 05;33(5):369-373

Departments of Pathology, Liver-Gallbladder-Pancreas Surgery, the People's Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Henan Provincial People's Hospital, Zhengzhou 450003, Henan, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.050DOI Listing

Pterostilbene Ameliorates Glycemic Control, Dyslipidemia and Liver Injury in Type 2 Diabetes Rats.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 05;33(5):365-368

Department of Nutrition and Hygiene, College of Public Health, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou 450001, Henan, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.049DOI Listing

Efficacy of Moxifloxacin against in Zebrafish Model .

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 May;33(5):350-358

Tuberculosis Department, Beijing Chest Hospital affiliated to Capital Medical University, Beijing 101149, China.

Objective: Moxifloxacin (MFX) shows good activity against and can be a possible antibiotic therapy to treat infection; however, other studies have shown a lower or no activity. We aimed to evaluate MFX activity against using zebrafish (ZF) model .

Methods: A formulation of labeled with CM-Dil was micro-injected into ZF. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.047DOI Listing
May 2020
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Effects of Blast Wave-induced Biomechanical Changes on Lung Injury in Rats.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 May;33(5):338-349

Fourth Medical Center of Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing 100048, China.

Objective: To observe the dynamic impacts of shock waves on the severity of lung injury in rats with different injury distances.

Methods: Simulate open-field shock waves; detect the biomechanical effects of explosion sources at distances of 40, 44, and 48 cm from rats; and examine the changes in the gross anatomy of the lungs, lung wet/dry weight ratio, hemoglobin concentration, blood gas analysis, and pathology.

Results: Biomechanical parameters such as the overpressure peak and impulse were gradually attenuated with an increase in the injury distance. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.046DOI Listing

Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Improves Hearing Level Attenuating TLR4/NF-κB Mediated Inflammation in Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss Patients.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 May;33(5):331-337

Department of Hyperbaric Oxygen Medicine, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100020, China.

Objective: Hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT) has demonstrated efficacy in improving hearing levels of patients with idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (ISSHL); however, the underlying mechanisms are not well understood. HBOT alleviates the inflammatory response, which is mediated by Toll-like receptor (TLR) 4 and nuclear factor (NF)-κB. In this study we investigated whether HBOT attenuates inflammation in ISHHL patients alteration of TLR4 and NF-κB expression. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.045DOI Listing
May 2020
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Dexmedetomidine Attenuates High Glucose-induced HK-2 Epithelial-mesenchymal Transition by Inhibiting AKT and ERK.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 May;33(5):323-330

Department of Anesthesiology, China-Japan Union Hospital, Jilin University, Changchun 130033, Jilin, China.

Objective: To explore the protective effects of dexmedetomidine (Dex) against high glucose-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition in HK-2 cells and relevant mechanisms.

Methods: HK-2 cells were exposed to either glucose or glucose+Dex for 6 h. The production of ROS, morphology of HK-2 cells, and cell cycle were detected. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.044DOI Listing

Prevalence and Associated Factors of Diabetes Mellitus in a Very Elderly Chinese Population: A Cross-sectional Study.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 May;33(5):315-322

School of Public Health, Nantong University, Nantong 226019, Jiangsu, China.

Objectives: This paper aimed to investigate the prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) and explore the associated risk factors in a very elderly southwest Chinese population.

Methods: From September 2015 to June 2016, a cross-sectional survey was conducted to obtain a representative sample of 1,326 participants over 80 years old living in Chengdu. The presence of DM was based on fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and 2-h plasma glucose (2-hPG) levels during an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.043DOI Listing

Distribution of Microbiota in Fine Particulate Matter Particles in Guangzhou, China.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 May;33(5):306-314

Department of Pathogen Biology, School of Medicine, Jinan University, Guangzhou 510632, Guangdong, China;Guangdong Key Laboratory of Environmental Pollution and Health, Jinan University, Guangzhou 510632, Guangdong, China;The Key Laboratory for Virology of Guangzhou, College of Life Science and Technology, Jinan University, Guangzhou 510632, Guangdong, China.

Objective: High PM concentration is the main feature of increasing haze in developing states, but information on its microbial composition remains very limited. This study aimed to determine the composition of microbiota in PM in Guangzhou, a city located in the tropics in China.

Methods: In Guangzhou, from March 5 to 10 , 2016, PM was collected in middle volume air samplers for 23 h daily. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.042DOI Listing

Interferon-induced Transmembrane Protein 3 Prevents Acute Influenza Pathogenesis in Mice.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 May;33(5):295-305

School of Public Health (Shenzhen), Sun Yat-sen University, Shenzhen 510275, Guangdong, China;National Institute for Viral Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Prevention and Control, Beijing 102206, China.

Objective: Interferon-induced transmembrane protein 3 (IFITM3) is an important member of the IFITM family. However, the molecular mechanisms underlying its antiviral action have not been completely elucidated. Recent studies on IFITM3, particularly those focused on innate antiviral defense mechanisms, have shown that IFITM3 affects the body's adaptive immune response. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.041DOI Listing

Effect of PAHs on Routine Blood and Immunoglobulin Indices of Residents Living in Areas Polluted by Coking.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Apr;33(4):286-293

State Environmental Protection Key Laboratory of Environment and Health (Taiyuan), Department of Radiological and Environmental medicine, China Institute for Radiation Protection (CIRP), Taiyuan 030001, Shanxi, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.040DOI Listing
April 2020
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Benefits of Early and Immediate Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy among HIV Patients in Chongqing, China.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Apr;33(4):282-285

State Key Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, National Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, Beijing 102206, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.039DOI Listing

The Spatiotemporal Dynamic Distributions of New Tuberculosis in Hangzhou, China.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Apr;33(4):277-281

Hangzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Hangzhou 310021, Zhejiang, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.038DOI Listing

Identification of Internal Ribosomal Entry Site inside Open Reading Frame of 14-3-3β Gene.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Apr;33(4):273-276

State Key Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, National Institute for Viral Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 102206, China;Center for Biosafety Mega-Science, Chinese Academy of Science, Wuhan 430071, Hubei, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.037DOI Listing

The Role of HBx Gene Mutations in PLA R Positive Hepatitis-B-associated Membranous Nephropathy.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Apr;33(4):269-272

Department of Nephrology, The Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University, Qingdao 266003, Shandong, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.036DOI Listing
April 2020
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Association between Selenium in Soil and Diabetes in Chinese Residents Aged 35-74 Years: Results from the 2010 National Survey of Chronic Diseases and Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Apr;33(4):260-268

Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 102206, China.

Objective: To explore the association between soil selenium levels and the risk of diabetes in Chinese adults aged 35-74 years.

Methods: Data for this study were derived from the China Chronic Diseases and Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance 2010 survey. Selenium concentrations in soil were obtained from the Atlas of Soil Environmental Background Values in China. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.035DOI Listing
April 2020
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Prevalence of Opportunistic Pathogens and Diversity of Microbial Communities in the Water System of a Pulmonary Hospital.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Apr;33(4):248-259

State Key Laboratory for Pollution Control and Resource Reuse, College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai 200092, China;Shanghai Institute of Pollution Control and Ecological Security, Shanghai 200092, China.

Objective: Our objective was to investigate the occurrence of opportunistic pathogens and characterize the bacterial community structures in the water system of a pulmonary hospital.

Methods: The water samples were collected from automatic and manual faucets in the consulting room, treatment room, dressing room, respiratory ward, and other non-medical rooms in three buildings of the hospital. Quantitative polymerase chain reaction was used to quantify the load of several waterborne opportunistic pathogens and related microorganisms, including spp. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.034DOI Listing

Protective Effect of Procyanidin B2 on Acute Liver Injury Induced by Aflatoxin B in Rats.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Apr;33(4):238-247

Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, School of Public Health, Guangxi Medical University, Nanning 530021, Guangxi, China;Guangxi Colleges and Universities Key Laboratory of Prevention and Control of Highly Prevalent Diseases, Guangxi Medical University, Nanning 530021, Guangxi, China.

Objective: This study aimed to explore the protective effect of procyanidin B2 (PCB2) on acute liver injury induced by aflatoxin B (AFB ) in rats.

Methods: Forty Sprague Dawley rats were randomly divided into control, AFB , AFB + PCB2, and PCB2 groups. The latter two groups were administrated PCB2 intragastrically (30 mg/kg body weight) for 7 d, whereas the control and AFB groups were given the same dose of double distilled water intragastrically. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.033DOI Listing

Abdominal Obesity and Its Attribution to All-cause Mortality in the General Population with 14 Years Follow-up: Findings from Shanxi Cohort in China.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Apr;33(4):227-237

National Institute for Nutrition and Health, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 100050, China.

Objective: This study aimed to assess the association of waist circumference (WC) with all-cause mortality among Chinese adults.

Methods: The baseline data were from Shanxi Province of 2002 China Nutrition and Health Survey. The death investigation and follow-up visit were conducted from December 2015 to March 2016. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.032DOI Listing
April 2020
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Peripheral Artery Disease and Risk of Fibrosis Deterioration in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Prospective Investigation.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Apr;33(4):217-226

State Key Laboratory of Medical Genomics, Shanghai National Clinical Research Center for Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases, Collaborative Innovation Center of Systems Biomedicine, Shanghai Institute of Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200025, China.

Objective: Liver fibrosis is an important predictor of mortality in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Peripheral artery disease (PAD) and liver fibrosis share many common metabolic dysfunctions. We aimed to explore the association between PAD and risk of fibrosis deterioration in NAFLD patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.031DOI Listing
April 2020
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PM -induced Alterations of Gene Expression in HBE Cells Revealed by Gene Chip Analysis.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Mar;33(3):213-216

Institute of environment and health, Shenzhen center for disease control and prevention, Shenzhen 518055, Guangdong, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.030DOI Listing

High-risk Human Papillomavirus Infection and Associated Factors among HIV-positive Women in High HIV-burden Areas of China.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Mar;33(3):206-212

Center for the Prevention and Control of Chronic Non-communicable Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 10025, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.029DOI Listing

Species Investigated among Rodents from Shaanxi Province of China.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Mar;33(3):201-205

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Health Science Center, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an 710061, Shaanxi, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.028DOI Listing

Epidemiological and Clinical Features of Rotavirus and Adenovirus Related Gastroenteritis in Beijing: A Retrospective Case-control Study in Pediatric Patients.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Mar;33(3):196-200

Department of Clinical Laboratory, Beijing Tsinghua ChangGung Hospital, School of Clinical Medicine, Tsinghua University, Beijing 102218, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.027DOI Listing

Spatial and Temporal Variations of Pneumoconiosis in the Pearl River Delta Region in 2006-2015.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Mar;33(3):191-195

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, Guangdong, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.026DOI Listing

The Rise and Fall of the Secular Trend in Body Height in Sardinia: An Age-Period-Cohort Analysis.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Mar;33(3):183-190

Department of Medical, Surgical and Experimental Sciences, University of Sassari, I‒07100 Sassari, Italy.

Objective: Over the last century, a progressive rise in stature, known as the 'secular trend', was documented worldwide, and especially in Sardinia, it has reached a peak in Europe. However, this situation recently ceased in several populations. In this study, we tested the hypothesis that the stature secular trend has significantly leveled off in the Sardinian younger generations. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.025DOI Listing

A New Method for Ultra-sensitive P24 Antigen Assay Based on Near-infrared Fluorescent Microsphere Immunochromatography.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Mar;33(3):174-182

National Institute for Viral Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 102206, China.

Objective: To develop a rapid, highly sensitive quantitative method for detecting P24 antigen based on near-infrared fluorescent microsphere immunochromatography.

Methods: First, we prepared a lateral flow assay test strip, and labeled the detection antibody using a fluorescent microsphere. Second, we optimized the antibody labeling conditions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.024DOI Listing

Comparative Ligandomic Analysis of Human Lung Epithelial Cells Exposed to PM .

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Mar;33(3):165-173

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami 33136, Florida, USA.

Objective: To investigate whether exposure to particulate matter of diameter equal to or less than 2.5 μm (PM ) alters the response of lung epithelial cells to extrinsic regulation by globally profiling cell surface ligands and quantifying their binding activity.

Methods: Human A549 lung epithelial cells (LECs) were treated with or without PM . Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.023DOI Listing
March 2020
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Inhibitory Effects of Cypermethrin on Interactions of the Androgen Receptor with Coactivators ARA70 and ARA55.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Mar;33(3):158-164

School of Public Health, Xuzhou Medical University, Xuzhou 221000, Jiangsu, China.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the anti-androgenic mechanism of cypermethrin involving coactivators.

Methods: Mammalian two-hybrid assays were performed to study the effects of cypermethrin on interactions of the androgen receptor (AR) with the coactivators androgen receptor-associated protein 70 (ARA70) and androgen receptor-associated protein 55 (ARA55).

Results: The results showed that AR-ARA70 and AR-ARA55 interactions were remarkably enhanced by dihydrotestosterone (DHT, ≤ 0. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.022DOI Listing

Macular Perfusion Changes and Ganglion Cell Complex Loss in Patients with Silicone Oil-related Visual Loss.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Mar;33(3):151-157

Beijing Institute of Ophthalmology, Beijing Tongren Eye Center, Beijing Ophthalmology and Visual Science Key Lab, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100730, China.

Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate macular perfusion changes and ganglion cell complex (GCC) loss in patients with unexplained visual loss following vitrectomy and silicone oil (SO) tamponade, and to evaluate the correlation between retinal blood flow and GCC loss using optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) and optical coherence tomography (OCT).

Methods: This retrospective study included seven eyes (seven patients) with unexpected visual loss after vitrectomy and SO tamponade. OCTA was used to evaluate the alterations in retinal vessel density (VD) in the superficial capillary plexus (SCP), deep capillary plexus (DCP), and radial peripapillary capillary plexus (RPCP). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.021DOI Listing

Effects of Treatment with Different Combinations of Bisphenol Compounds on the Mortality of .

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Feb;33(2):145-149

School of Food and Biological Engineering, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang 212013, Jiangsu China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.020DOI Listing
February 2020
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Comparison of the Absorption and Distribution of Cadmium Cadmium Chloride and Cadmium-contaminated Rice in Rats.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Feb;33(2):141-144

Key Laboratory for Deep Processing of Major Grain and Oil of Ministry of Education, Wuhan Polytechnic University, Wuhan 430023, Hubei, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.019DOI Listing
February 2020

Retrospective Study of Effect of Fine Particulate Matter on Acute Exacerbation of Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Feb;33(2):138-140

State Key Lab of Urban Water Resource and Environment, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150090, Heilongjiang, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.018DOI Listing
February 2020
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Association between Chinese Famine Exposure and the Risk of Overweight/Obesity and Abdominal Obesity in Laterlife: A Cross-sectional Study.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Feb;33(2):133-137

National Institute for Nutrition and Health, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 100050, China.

This study aimed to examine the association between famine exposure in different stages of life and the risk of overweight/obesity and abdominal obesity in laterlife. A total of 12,458 participants were categorized into non-exposure and four direct exposures, including fetal, childhood, adolescence, and adult exposure. Only risk of being overweight or obesity in adolescence exposure [odds ratio ( ), 1. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.017DOI Listing
February 2020

Frequent Import and Multiple Sources of Dengue Fever have Changed the Epidemic Situation of the Disease in Fujian Province, China.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Feb;33(2):123-132

Fujian Provincial Key Laboratory of Zoonosis Research, Fujian Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Fuzhou 350001, Fujian, China.

Objective: The aim of this study was to update the epidemic situation of dengue fever (DF) and provide new insights for the consideration of disease control in Fujian province, China.

Methods: Details about DF cases in Fujian reported during 2004-2017 were collected and analyzed. The envelope (E) genes of isolates of dengue virus (DENV) were sequenced for phylogenetic analysis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.016DOI Listing
February 2020

Comparison of the Pathogenicity of Isolates of Hyperinvasive Sequence Type 7 Belonging to Serogroups A, B, C, and X.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Feb;33(2):114-122

State Key Laboratory for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 102206, China;Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang, China.

Objective: To compare the pathogenicity of isolates of sequence type 7 (ST-7) ( ) belonging to four different serogroups (A, B, C, and X).

Methods: Four ST-7 isolates serogrouped as A, B, C, and X and characterized by different capsule structures, were examined for their adhesion and invasion properties, and their ability to induce cytokine release and apoptosis in the host cell (the A549 cell line).

Results: Among the four ST-7 isolates, the serogroup A isolate possessed the strongest adhesion and invasion ability. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.015DOI Listing
February 2020

Cross-neutralizing Anti-hemagglutinin Antibodies Isolated from Patients Infected with Avian Influenza A (H5N1) Virus.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Feb;33(2):103-113

National Institute for Viral Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Key Laboratory for Medical Virology, National Health and Family Planning Commission, Beijing 102206, China.

Objective: To recover broad-neutralizing monoclonal antibodies (BnAbs) from avian influenza A (H5N1) virus infection cases and investigate their genetic and functional features.

Methods: We screened the Abs repertoires of expanded B cells circulating in the peripheral blood of H5N1 patients. The genetic basis, biological functions, and epitopes of the obtained BnAbs were assessed and modeled. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.014DOI Listing
February 2020

Organic and Inorganic Mercury in Biological Samples of Flouresecent Lamp Industries Workers and Health Risks.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Feb;33(2):89-102

Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Peshawar, Peshawar 25120, Pakistan.

Objective: The present study aims to investigate the concentrations of Hg and its aspects methyl mercury (Me-Hg) and inorganic mercury (I-Hg) in the biological samples (BSs) of fluorescent lamp industries workers (FLIWs).

Methodology: Different BSs including red blood cells (RBCs), plasma, urine, hair and nails were collected from the workers exposed to Hg and unexposed persons were selected as control group to measure both the T-Hg concentration as well as its species in different biological samples through quantitative analysis. Health data was collected through questionnaire survey. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.013DOI Listing
February 2020

Urine Metabonomic Analysis of Interventions Effect of Soy Isoflavones on Rats Exposed to Di-(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Feb;33(2):77-88

Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, Xinxiang Medical University, Xinxiang 453003, Henan, China.

Objective: Di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) is a ubiquitous environmental contaminant. As an endocrine disruptor, it seriously threatens human health and ecological environmental safety. This study examines the impact of intervention with soybean isoflavones (SIF) on DEHP-induced toxicity using a metabonomics approach. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.012DOI Listing
February 2020

Seroprevalence of and Identification of Risk Factors in China.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Jan;33(1):72-75

State Key Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 102206, China.

Serum samples were tested for IgG antibodies using indirect immunofluorescence assays. We then analyzed associated risk factors. Serum samples were considered positive when reactive at a dilution of more than 1:320. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.011DOI Listing
January 2020

Contamination of Prohibited Substances in Various Food Products in Guangzhou, China.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Jan;33(1):68-71

School of Public Health, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, Guangdong, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.010DOI Listing
January 2020
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Strong Correlation of Abnormal Serum and Urinary Iodine Levels with Papillary Thyroid Cancer: A Case-control Study.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Jan;33(1):62-67

Department of Head and Neck Oncology, the Third Affiliated Hospital, Harbin Medical University, Harbin 150030, Heilongjiang, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.009DOI Listing
January 2020
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Characteristics of Hypertension Death in Low-income Regions of Inner Mongolia, China.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Jan;33(1):53-57

Inner Mongolia Medical University, Hohhot 010110, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.007DOI Listing
January 2020
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Analysis of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Newly Defined Stage 1 Hypertension among Chinese on the Basis of the 2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Guidelines.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Jan;33(1):48-52

Department of Endocrinology, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism Disease, Shandong University, Key Laboratory of Endocrinology and Metabolism Disease, Shandong Province Medicine & Health, Jinan 250012, Shandong, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.006DOI Listing
January 2020
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Effects of Incretin-based Therapies on Weight-related Indicators among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Network Meta-analysis.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Jan;33(1):37-47

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Peking University, Beijing 100191, China.

Objective: To evaluate the effects of incretin-based therapies on body weight as the primary outcome, as well as on body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) as secondary outcomes.

Methods: Databases including Medline, Embase, the Cochrane Library, and clinicaltrials.gov (www. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3967/bes2020.005DOI Listing
January 2020
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Analysis of Preoperative Factors Influencing Hypoglossal-facial 'Side'-to-side Neurorrhaphy for Facial Paralysis after Excision of Acoustic Neuroma.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Jan;33(1):30-36

Beijing Neurosurgical Institute and Beijing Key Laboratory of Central Nervous System Injury, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100070, China;Department of Neurosurgery and China National Clinical Research Center for Neurological Diseases, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100070, China;U 1195, INSERM and University Paris-Sud and University Paris Saclay, 94276 Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France.

Objective: Hypoglossal nerve-facial nerve 'side'-to-side neurorrhaphy is a new method for the treatment of potential incomplete facial paralysis after acoustic neuroma. However, there are differences in postoperative outcomes among patients. This study analysed preoperative factors that may influence the treatment outcomes of neurorrhaphy. Read More

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Association of Red Meat Usual Intake with Serum Ferritin and the Risk of Metabolic Syndrome in Chinese Adults: A Longitudinal Study from the China Health and Nutrition Survey.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Jan;33(1):19-29

National Institute for Nutrition and Health, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 100050, China.

Objective: The present study aimed to investigate the association of red meat usual intake with metabolic syndrome (MetS), and explore the contribution of red meat usual intake to serum ferritin.

Methods: Based on the data from the longitudinal China Health and Nutrition Survey (CHNS), 2,797 healthy adults aged 18-75 years without hypertension, diabetes, and MetS were selected in 2009 as subjects and follow-up studies were carried out till 2015. We used the National Cancer Institute (NCI) method to estimate the usual intake of foods. Read More

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January 2020

Effect of Body Mass Index on the Associations between Parity and Metabolic Syndrome and its Components among Northern Chinese Women.

Biomed Environ Sci 2020 Jan;33(1):11-18

Eye Hospital, Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou 325027, Zhejiang, China.

Objectives: The aims of this study were to assess the associations between parity and metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components and to evaluate the effects of body mass index (BMI) on these associations.

Methods: A total of 5,674 women were enrolled from Jidong and Kailuan communities (Tangshan, Hebei) in Northern China. All participants completed standardized questionnaires, physical examination, and biochemical measurements. Read More

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January 2020
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