Sample records for 高血压 (hypertension)
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Young people, physical activity and physical fitness : a case study of chinese and portuguese children

Wang, G. Y.; Pereira, Beatriz Oliveira; Mota, Jorge

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension, obesity, diabetes, chronic respiratory diseases, and some types of cancer are increasingly significant causes of disability and premature death across many countries. In 1999 these diseases contributed to about 60% of dea...

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The relationship between sodium and blood pressure in Hong Kong Chinese

Cheung, BMY; Law, CY; McGhee, SM; Ng, PPY; Lau, C-P; Kumana, CR

Background: Non-pharmacological treatment is the preferred initial step in managing mild hypertension. Sodium intake is high in Hong Kong. Therefore, we investigated the relationship between blood pressure (BP) and sodium intake in the general population. Design: Cross-sectional study of 190 subject...

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The relationship between hypertension and anxiety or depression in Hong Kong Chinese

Cheung, BMY; Au, THY; Chan, SY; Lam, CM; Lau, SH; Lee, RP; Lee, SF; Lo, WS; Sin, EHF; Tang, MY; Tsang, HH

Background: Psychosocial stress can be the cause or the consequence of hypertension. Objective: To study the association between hypertension and anxiety or depression in adults from Hong Kong, China. Subjects and methods: Patients with diagnosed hypertension (n=197) were recruited to complete the H...

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The morphology of the optic nerve head in the Singaporean Chinese population (the Tanjong Pagar study): part 1 - optic nerve head morphology

Bourne, RRA; Foster, PJ; Bunce, C; Peto, T; Hitchings, RA; Khaw, PT; Seah, SKL; Garway-Heath, DF

Background/aims: To investigate the correlation between optic disc parameters and their association with demographic variables in a Chinese population.Methods: Disc data were obtained from 929 subjects aged >= 40 years from the Tanjong Pagar glaucoma survey of Singapore, using a novel planimetric me...

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97

Textbook of neonatal medicine : a Chinese perspective


This authoritative and comprehensive text is written by an internationally renowned group of medical experts of Chinese ethnic origin from the mainland, Taiwan, Hong Kong and six other countries. As a scientific and clinically practical review of current knowledge on medical care of normal and high-...

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Socioeconomic status, systolic blood pressure and intraocular pressure: the Tanjong Pagar Study

Yip, JLY; Aung, T; Wong, TY; Machin, D; T Khaw, P; Khaw, KT; Seah, S; Foster, PJ

Background: Lower socioeconomic status (SES) is associated with higher morbidity and mortality in many countries. Present evidence suggests that glaucoma has similar risk factors to major chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease. This study investigates the association between SES and intraoc...

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Snoring and vascular risk in a low risk Chinese population: The Guangzhou biobank cohort study (Abstract)

Thomas, GN; Jiang, CQ; Lao, X; McGhee, SM; Zhang, W; Schooling, CM; Adab, P; Lam, TH; Cheng, KK

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Safety and efficacy of oral anticoagulation therapy in Chinese patients with concomitant atrial fibrillation and hypertension

Ho, LY; Siu, CW; Yue, WS; Lau, CP; Lip, GY; Tse, HF

Limited evidence is available on the safety and efficacy of anticoagulants in non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) patients with concomitant hypertension. We investigated the safety and efficacy of 476 consecutive anticoagulated Chinese outpatients with non-valvular AF and hypertension. Occurrence ...

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Relationship of plasma interleukin-6 and its genetic variants with hypertension in Hong Kong Chinese

Ong, KL; Tso, AWK; Leung, RYH; Cherny, SS; Sham, PC; Cheung, BMY; Lam, KSL

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Relationship of liver enzymes with hypertension in Hong Kong Chinese

Ong, KL; Tso, AWK; Cherny, SS; Sham, PC; Lam, TH; Lam, KSL; Cheung, BMY

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116

Randomised controlled trial of qigong in the treatment of mild essential hypertension

Cheung, BMY; Lo, JLF; Fong, DYT; Chan, MY; Wong, SHT; Wong, VCW; Lam, KSL; Lau, CP; Karlberg, JPE

Exercise and relaxation decrease blood pressure. Qigong is a traditional Chinese exercise consisting of breathing and gentle movements. We conducted a randomised controlled trial to study the effect of Guolin qigong on blood pressure. In all, 88 patients with mild essential hypertension were recruit...

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Polymorphisms of the β1-adrenergic receptor gene are associated with essential hypertension in Chinese

Luo, Leiming; Yao, Wenjing; Li, Rongbin

Background: The β1-adrenergic receptor (ADRB1) plays a pivotal role in mediating signal transduction of the sympathetic-adrenal system, which is involved in the regulation of cardiac output and peripheral resistance. Our goal was to determine whether the polymorphisms Arg389Gly (rs1801253) and Ser49...

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Patterns of antihypertensive prescribing, discontinuation and switching among a Hong Kong Chinese population from over one million prescriptions

Wong, M.C.S.; Jiang, J.Y.; Lam, A.T.; Fung, H.; Griffiths, S.; Mercer, S.W.

Hypertension is an alarming public health problem among Chinese. The present study evaluated the prescribing patterns, discontinuation and switching profiles of antihypertensive agents and their associated factors in one Hong Kong Chinese population. Data were retrieved from computerized records fo...

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124

On Microvascular Inflammation and Intestinal Leakage in Radiation Enteropathy

Röme, Andrada

Gastrointestinal tract damage is an insidious feature in patients undergoing radiotherapy. Microvascular inflammation, including leukocyte and platelet recruitment as well as epithelial barrier dysfunction, are considered to constitute key components in the pathophysiology of radiation-induced enter...

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M235T polymorphism of the angiotensinogen gene and hypertension in Chinese

Cheung, BMY; Leung, R; Shiu, S; Tan, KCB; Lau, CP; Kumana, CR

Objectives: To compare the distributions of the genotypes and alleles of the M235T polymorphism of the angiotensinogen gene for hypertensive patients and normotensive controls. Design: A study of association of genetic polymorphisms. Setting: An outpatient clinic run by a university department handl...

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Left ventricular diastolic function dysfunction and its related risk factors in older adults - Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study - CVD

Guo, LH; Thomas, GN; Jiang, CQ; Jin, YL; Xu, L; Lin, JM; Yue, XJ; Liu, B; Zhang, W; Zhu, T; Cheng, KK; Lam, TH

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Lack of association of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE). Gene insertion/deletion polymorphism with CAD in two Asian populations

Saha, N; Talmud, PJ; Tay, JSH; Humphries, SE; Basair, J

Association of the insertion/deletion polymorphism of the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) gene with coronary artery disease with or without myocardial infarction (MI) was examined in a group of Chinese and Indian men in Singapore. The sample comprised an angiographically confirmed patient group ...

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Hypoadiponectinaemia predicts the development of hypertension in Chinese.

Ong, LHY; Chow, WS; Tso, AWK; Wat, NMS; Xu, A; Fong, HY; Janus, ED; Lam, KSL

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Hypermetropia, axial length, and hypertension: The Tanjong Pagar Survey

Foong, AWP; Wong, TY; Saw, SM; Foster, PJ

PURPOSE: To examine the relationship among hyper metropia, axial length, and hypertension in a Chinese population.DESIGN: Population-based cross,sectional study.METHODS: This study included 1213 Chinese individuals aged 40 to 81 years. Hypertension was defined as systolic blood pressure >= 140 mm Hg...

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Haplotypes in the urotensin II gene and urotensin II receptor gene are associated with insulin resistance and impaired glucose tolerance

Ong, KL; Wong, LYF; Man, YB; Leung, Y; Song, Y; Lam, KSL; Cheung, BMY

We studied single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and haplotypes in the urotensin-II (UTS2) and urotensin-II receptor gene (UTS2R) in Hong Kong Chinese (224 hypertensive and 306 normotensive unrelated subjects) and their relation to hypertension and the metabolic syndrome. For UTS2, the GGT haplotyp...

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140

Haplotype-based association of regulator of G-protein signaling 5 gene polymorphisms with essential hypertension and metabolic parameters in Chinese

Xiao, Bing; Zhang, Yi; Niu, Wen-quan; Gao, Pin-jing; Zhu, Ding-liang

Background: A recent genome-wide linkage study mapped blood pressure (BP)-related loci on human chromosome 1q and identified the regulator of G-protein signaling 5 (RGS5) as a candidate for regulation of BP. Thus, we assessed the relationship between RGS5 genetic polymorphisms and essential hyperten...

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Dietary intake and practices in the Hong Kong Chinese population

Woo, J; Leung, SSF; Ho, SC; Lam, TH; Janus, ED

OBJECTIVES: To examine dietary intake and practices of the adult Hong Kong Chinese population to provide a basis for future public health recommendations with regard to prevention of certain chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and osteoporosis. PARTICIPANTS: Age and sex st...

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Diastolic blood pressure is related to urinary sodium excretion in hypertensive Chinese patients

Cheung, BMY; Ho, SPC; Cheung, AHK; Lau, CP

We studied 70 Hong Kong Chinese patients with untreated hypertension and 47 normotensive controls. Blood pressure measurements and 24-h urine collection were performed for each patient, and were repeated 12 weeks later in 14 hypertensive patients who remained untreated. Twenty-two hypertensive patie...

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Determinants of intraocular pressure and its association with glaucomatous optic neuropathy in Chinese Singaporeans: The Tanjong Pagar study

Foster, PJ; Machin, D; Wong, TY; Ng, TP; Kirwan, JF; Jobnson, GJ; Khaw, PT; Seah, SKL

PURPOSE. To examine the relationship between intraocular pressure (IOP), anthropomorphic, demographic, socioeconomic, systemic, and ocular factors and glaucomatous optic neuropathy (GON) in Chinese people.METHODS. Chinese people (n = 2000), aged 40 to 79 years, were selected from the Singapore elect...

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Association of two apolipoprotein A-I gene MspI polymorphisms with lipid and blood pressure levels

Ma, YQ; Thomas, GN; Tomlinson, B

INTRODUCTION: Two MspI polymorphisms in the ApoA-I gene (G-75A and C83T) have been shown to be associated with plasma HDL-cholesterol levels. METHODS: We used a PCR-based RFLP method to determine the association of these polymorphisms with lipid parameters in 271 non-diabetic, normotriglyceridaemic ...

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Association of two apolipoprotein A-I gene MspI polymorphisms with high density lipoprotein (HDL)-cholesterol levels and indices of obesity in selected healthy Chinese subjects and in patients with early-onset type 2 diabetes

Ma, YQ; Thomas, GN; Ng, MCY; Critchley, JAJH; Cockram, CS; Chan, JCN; Tomlinson, B

OBJECTIVE: Previous studies have reported associations between two apolipoprotein A-I (apoA-I) gene MspI polymorphisms (G-75A and C83T) and high density lipoprotein (HDL)-cholesterol and/or apoA-I levels, but have not investigated the relationship with obesity. METHODS: We determined the distributio...

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Association of hypertension with single nucleotide polymorphisms in the quantitative trait locus for abdominal obesity-metabolic syndrome on chromosome 17

Cheung, BMY; Leung, RYH; Man, YB; Ong, KL; Wong, LYF; Lau, CP; Lam, KSL

Genome scan in Chinese revealed an association of blood pressure with the microsatellite marker D17S1303, which lies in a quantitative trait locus for the abdominal obesity-metabolic syndrome (AOMS2) at 17p12 on chromosome 17. We previously reported that D17S1303 was associated with hypertension and...

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Association of genetic variants in the adiponectin gene with adiponectin level and hypertension in Hong Kong Chinese.

Ong, KL; Li, M; Tso, AWK; Xu, A; Cherny, SS; Sham, PC; Tse, HF; Lam, TH; Cheung, BMY; Lam, KSL

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Association of antihypertensive monotherapy with serum sodium and potassium levels in Chinese patients

Jiang, J.Y.; Wong, M.C.; Ali, M.K.; Griffiths, S.; Mercer, S.W.

Background: International guidelines on management of hypertension recommend any major classes of antihypertensive drugs. However, the low prescribing rate of thiazides has been attributed to concerns about electrolyte disturbances and studies between antihypertensive drug classes and hyponat...

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Association of a genetic variant in the adiponectin gene with persistent hypertension in Hong Kong Chinese

Ong, KL; Li, M; Tso, AWK; Xu, A; Cherny, SS; Sham, PC; Tse, HF; Cheung, BMY; Lam, KSL

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Association of a genetic polymorphism in the gene encoding fibrinogen β chain with hypertension in Hong Kong Chinese

Ong, KL; Tso, AWK; Cherny, SS; Sham, PC; Lam, KSL; Jiang, CQ; Thomas, GN; Lam, TH; Cheung, BMY

Oral presentations: Session I - Healthy Aging: No. 1.15

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Association between raised blood pressure and dysglycemia in Hong Kong Chinese

Cheung, BMY; Wat, NMS; Tso, AWK; Tam, S; Thomas, GN; Leung, GM; Tse, HF; Woo, J; Janus, ED; Lau, CP; Lam, TH; Lam, KSL

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association between raised blood pressure and dysglycemia. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: We studied the association between raised blood pressure and dysglycemia in 1,862 subjects in the Hong Kong Cardiovascular Risk Factor Prevalence Study cohort. We determined the fact...

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Arterial hemodynamics in human hypertension.

Wang, S P; Ting, C T; Lin, S J; Brin, K P; Chang, M S; Chiang, B N; Yin, F C

Differences in aortic impedance between normotensives and hypertensives are not well characterized. We examined impedance in 8 normotensive and 11 hypertensive (mean 96.7 vs. 122.2 mmHg) age-matched, Chinese patients undergoing cardiac catheterization at rest, during nitroprusside, and handgrip exer...

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Antihypertensive drug class and dyslipidemia: risk association among Chinese patients with uncomplicated hypertension

Wong, M.C.S.; Jiang, J.Y.; Ali, M.K.; Fung, H.; Griffiths, S.; Mercer, S.W.

Factors associated with dyslipidemia in Chinese patients with uncomplicated hypertension were investigated in 1,139 patients newly prescribed a single antihypertensive drug in the public primary healthcare setting in Hong Kong, where their fasting lipid profiles were measured 4 to 16 weeks after the...

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Angiotensinogen gene and hypertension in Chinese.

Zhao, J; Yang, J; Fang, Z; Zhou, Y; Niu, T; Rao, V S; Rogus, J; Lindpaintner, K; Xu, X; Chen, C; Schmitz, C

The renin-angiotensin system plays a major role in regulating blood pressure and maintaining electrolyte and volume homeostasis. Previously, the angiotensinogen gene, which encodes the key substrate for renin within this system, has been reported linked to and associated with essential hypertension ...

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Amlodipine, felodipine, and isradipine in the treatment of Chinese patients with mild-to-moderate hypertension

Cheung, BMY; Lau, C-P; Wu, B-Z

Optimal treatment of hypertension requires the use of effective antihypertensive drugs. Calcium channel blockers are widely used in the treatment of hypertension and appear to be particularly efficacious in ethnic Chinese patients. The aim of this open-label study was to prospectively investigate th...

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Alcohol sensitivity, alcohol use and hypertension in an older Chinese population: The Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study

Zhang, W; Jiang, CQ; Cheng, KK; Adab, P; Thomas, GN; Liu, B; Lam, HKB; Schooling, CM; Lam, TH

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Adiponectin gene polymorphisms, plasma adiponectin level and persistent hypertension in Hong Kong Chinese

Ong, KL; Tso, AWK; Cherny, SS; Sham, PC; Lam, KSL; Jiang, CQ; Thomas, GN; Lam, TH; Cheung, BMY

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A genetic variant in the gene encoding fibrinogen beta chain predicted incident hypertension in Chinese men

Ong, KL; Tso, AWK; Cherny, SS; Sham, PC; Lam, KSL; Jiang, CQ; Thomas, GN; Lam, TH; Cheung, BMY

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A genetic variant in the gene encoding fibrinogen beta chain predicted development of hypertension in Chinese men

Ong, KL; Tso, AWK; Cherny, SS; Sham, PC; Lam, KSL; Jiang, CQ; Thomas, GN; Lam, TH; Cheung, BMY

Fibrinogen, a major determinant of blood viscosity, is an acute phase protein associated with cardiovascular disease. We studied the association of hypertension with single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the gene encoding the fibrinogen β chain (FGB). Three tagging SNPs (rs1025154, rs4220 and rs...

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Wong, MCS; Jiang, Y; Lam, A; Fung, H; Griffiths, S; Mercer, SW

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Leung, Kit-wing, Rachel; 梁潔詠

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Jiang, Y; Wong, MCS; Fung, H; Griffiths, S; Mercer, SW

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Jiang, JY; Wong, MCS; Zhang, XH; Fung, H; Griffiths, S; Mercer, SW

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Chan, Wai-mai, May; 陳慧媚

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Chan, Wai-mai, May; 陳慧媚

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