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Impact of chewing betel-nut ( Areca catechu) on liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma: a population-based study from an area with a high prevalence of hepatitis B and C infections

Grace Hui-Min Wu, Barbara J Boucher, Yueh-Hsia Chiu, Chao-Sheng Liao, Tony Hsiu-Hsi Chen
2008 Public Health Nutrition  
Keywords Dose-response effect Viral hepatitis Synergistic effect Betel chewing Liver y This article is Keelung Community-based Integrated Screening (KCIS) study no. 15.  ...  Subjects: Screening 60 326 subjects aged 30-79 years in a population-based study in Taiwan identified LC in 588 and HCC in 131 subjects.  ...  staff in Keelung Health Bureau.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1368980008002073 pmid:18410705 fatcat:ylqfzapthvfy5e5cvhx5g3h4lq

Population-based proband-oriented pedigree information system: application to hypertension with population-based screening data (KCIS No. 25)

Sherry Yueh-Hsia Chiu, Li-Sheng Chen, Amy Ming-Fang Yen, Hsiu-Hsi Chen
2012 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
Designs and Measurements A population-based proband-oriented pedigree information system with ties of consanguinity based on both population-based household registry data and Keelung Community Integrated  ...  Objective To develop a population-based probandoriented pedigree information system that can be easily applied to various diseases in genetic epidemiological studies, making allowance for the capture of  ...  Acknowledgments We thank all the staff who contributed to the KCIS program in the Keelung City Health Bureau and the Centre of Public Health.  ... 
doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2010-000059 pmid:21727203 pmcid:PMC3240750 fatcat:bvce7ki2xne37o5fzp46tnqgly

Containing COVID-19 among 627,386 Persons Contacting with Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Passengers Disembarked in Taiwan: Big Data Analytics (Preprint)

Chi-Mai Chen, Hong-Wei Jyan, Shih-Chie Chien, Hsiao-Hsuan Jen, Chen-Yang Hsu, Po-Chang Lee, Chun-Fu Lee, Yi-Ting Yang, Meng-Yu Chen, Li-Sheng Chen, Hsiu-Hsi Chen, Chang-Chuan Chan
2020 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Low infection and case-fatality rate has been so far observed in Taiwan.  ...  National Health Insurance claimed big data were linked to follow up the outcome related to COVID-19 among those who were hospitalized due to pneumonia and advised to screen for SARS-CoV-2.  ...  Taiwan University" from The Featured Areas Research Center Program within the framework of the Higher Education Sprout Project by the Ministry of Education (MOE) in Taiwan.  ... 
doi:10.2196/19540 pmid:32353827 fatcat:da2l6bpyi5djpjxs5pmcqabzam

The Association between Bone Mineral Density and Periodontal Disease in Middle-Aged Adults

Hsin-Hua Chou, Sao-Lun Lu, Sen-Te Wang, Ting-Hsuan Huang, Sam Li-Sheng Chen
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The Community Periodontal Index (CPI) was measured for defining PD. A multiple logistic regression model was used to assess the effect of low bone mass on the risk of PD.  ...  An intervention program for the prevention of PD and osteoporosis could be considered starting in young adults.  ...  The authors would like to acknowledge the contributions and supports of nurses and health service team workers of the Public Health Bureau of Keelung city.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18063321 pmid:33807030 pmcid:PMC8004878 fatcat:aicdqawxm5gblaa7hsxd7635we

Relationship between Community Periodontal Index and Fecal Hemoglobin Concentration, an Indicator for Colorectal Neoplasm

A.M.-F. Yen, H. Lai, J.C.-Y. Fann, S.Y.-H. Chiu, S.L.-S. Chen
2014 Journal of Dental Research  
acKnoWledgMent We gratefully acknowledged the support and participation of the staff of the Keelung Health Bureau. The manuscript is identified as Keelung Community-based Integrated Screening no. 34.  ...  demographic and lifestyle Variables In the setting of multiple integrated screenings in communities, the attendees were first registered in the screening informatics system with personal identification  ... 
doi:10.1177/0022034514539976 pmid:24938273 pmcid:PMC4293761 fatcat:wmwzlkx53rfiffuxaayo4hrewu

Association between faecal haemoglobin concentration and the risk of cardiovascular diseases among Taiwanese adults in a community-based screening cohort

Kuo-Liong Chien, Ting-Yu Lin, Chen-Yang Hsu, Chang-Chuan Chan, Tony Hsiu-Hsi Chen, Li-Sheng Chen
2020 BMJ Open  
integrated service screening in Keelung City, TaiwanParticipantsA total of 33 355 healthy individuals aged over 40 years who were free of cardiovascular disease at study entry were followed up.Main outcomes  ...  In addition, the faecal haemoglobin improved the prediction performance of the model for the risk of cardiovascular diseases; the integrated discrimination improvement was 0.3% (p<0.001) for cardiovascular  ...  MethODs study design and population We conducted this community-based cohort study in participants who had undertaken the Keelung Community Integrated Screening (KCIS) Program.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032633 pmid:32546485 fatcat:u5czlwmfjbgr5bvbwybtacneja

Subjective Cognitive Decline in the Community Is Affected at Multiple Aspects of Mental Health and Life Quality: A Cross-Sectional Study of the Community Medicine of Keelung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital

Yi-Chia Wei, Li-Yuan Huang, Chih-Ken Chen, Chemin Lin, Yu-Chiau Shyu, Yao-Liang Chen, Wen-Yi Huang, Ching-Po Lin
2019 Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders Extra  
This cross-sectional study screened SCD and studied multiple domains of mental health, lifestyle, and life quality of the community-dwelling people in the northern coastal region of Taiwan.  ...  People with SCD had suboptimal performance in mental health and life quality in addition to subjective cognition problems.  ...  Acknowledgment We are grateful to the Community Medicine Research Center and Department of Medical Research and Development of Keelung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital for supporting this study.  ... 
doi:10.1159/000497222 pmid:31011329 pmcid:PMC6465714 fatcat:b5wj7zrsazbwvnonzahlrrotq4

Impact of faecal haemoglobin concentration on colorectal cancer mortality and all-cause death

Li-Sheng Chen, Amy Ming-Fang Yen, Callum G Fraser, Sherry Yueh-Hsia Chiu, Jean Ching-Yuan Fann, Po-En Wang, Sheng-Che Lin, Chao-Sheng Liao, Yi-Chia Lee, Han-Mo Chiu, Hsiu-Hsi Chen
2013 BMJ Open  
Design: We conducted an observational study of cohorts over time based on two population-based CRC screening programmes.  ...  Objective: To assess the effect of an incremental increase in faecal haemoglobin (f-Hb) concentration on colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality and all-cause death.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the Public Health Bureau  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003740 pmid:24202058 pmcid:PMC3822305 fatcat:lvvleyjfpvcnlifutx6sdnuxii

Factors associated with renal function state transitions: A population-based community survey in Taiwan

Ming-Hsien Tsai, Ming-Yen Lin, Chen-Yang Hsu, Amy Ming-Fang Yen, Tony Hsiu-Hsi Chen, Sherry Yueh-Hsia Chiu, Shang-Jyh Hwang
2022 Frontiers in Public Health  
BackgroundUnderstanding renal function state transition risk and associated factors in community residences is vital for appropriate preventive and care actions.  ...  We aim to investigate factors affecting renal function state transitions through 10-year longitudinal community screening surveys.MethodsThe prospective cohort study included participants who attended  ...  Acknowledgments We thank the participants for contributing the required information to this study and Wallace Academic Editing for editing this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpubh.2022.930798 pmid:36159292 pmcid:PMC9493090 fatcat:c2jpn7bj7be7ppkgj6lrsehl3i

Taiwanese Depression Questionnaire and AD8 Questionnaire for Screening Late-Life Depression in Communities

Yi-Chia Wei, Li-Yuan Huang, Chemin Lin, Yu-Chiau Shyu, Chih-Ken Chen
2021 Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment  
Residents aged >50 years in the Community Medicine Research Center of Keelung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan during 2017-2018 were prospectively recruited in this study.  ...  This study developed a collaborative method to integrate SCC assessment for evaluating late-life MDD.  ...  Acknowledgments All authors thank the Community Medicine Research Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung for resource supports.  ... 
doi:10.2147/ndt.s298233 pmid:33727818 pmcid:PMC7955745 fatcat:bcscnraypjfejdpvvmkfinupga

Comorbid diseases as risk factors for incident posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a large community cohort (KCIS no.PSY4)

Jung-Chen Chang, Amy Ming-Fang Yen, Hsiu-Hsi Chen, Sam Li-Sheng Chen, Sherry Yueh-Hsia Chiu, Jean Ching-Yuan Fann, Chau-Shoun Lee
2017 Scientific Reports  
The present study estimated incident PTSD and comorbid diseases for over a decade in a cohort from a community-based integrated screening program.  ...  The low rate of people with incident PTSD receiving treatment in this community health screening population implies there is room for improvement in terms of early detection and intervention.  ...  The population was invited to participate in a longitudinal community-based study, the Keelung Community-based Integrated Screening (KCIS), between 1999 and 2004.  ... 
doi:10.1038/srep41276 pmid:28128220 pmcid:PMC5269576 fatcat:ngeyqdij4jdyvpvjgelczz6wzy

Overview of the Reporting Sources of Developmentallydelayed Children in Taiwan Between 2011 and 2012

Chun-Wei Kang, Jiun-Yih Lee, Su-Hsien Lin, Sung-Hui Tseng
2016 International Journal of Child Development and Mental Health  
Incorporating more efficient developmental screening tools, including parent-concerned based screening questionnaires during health screening, with additional staff to do the screening, may increase the  ...  In conclusion our study shows that many sources contribute to the notification of children at risk or with developmental delay, with implications for regular surveillance and screening children development  ...  After the enactment of the Child We Law in 1993, integrated EI services, in collaboration with the health, social welfare, and educational sectors, began in Taiwan.  ... 
doaj:2482a584db9946fcb7a72a3683a12219 fatcat:o37cgkyxezhbpopf7beopqxsze

Longer Duration and Earlier Age of Onset of Paternal Betel Chewing and Smoking Increase Metabolic Syndrome Risk in Human Offspring, Independently, in a Community-Based Screening Program in TaiwanClinical Perspective

Amy Ming-Fang Yen, Barbara J. Boucher, Sherry Yueh-Hsia Chiu, Jean Ching-Yuan Fann, Sam Li-Sheng Chen, Kuo-Chin Huang, Hsiu-Hsi Chen
2016 Circulation  
in human Offspring, independently, in a community-Based screening Program in taiwan  ...  METHODS: The 13 179 parent-child trios identified from 238 364 Taiwanese aged ≥20 years screened at 2 community-based integrated screening sessions were tested for the effects of paternal smoking, areca  ...  Data source and identification of Parent-child trios The subjects were participants in 2 community-based integrated screening (CIS) programs, one in Keelung (in Northern Taiwan) and one in Tainan (in Southern  ... 
doi:10.1161/circulationaha.116.021511 pmid:27448815 fatcat:nhpd43tqefgkxplk2kwi5rhksa

White Matter Integrity Underlies the Physical-Cognitive Correlations in Subjective Cognitive Decline

Yi-Chia Wei, Chih-Chin Heather Hsu, Wen-Yi Huang, Yao-Liang Chen, Chemin Lin, Chih-Ken Chen, Chen Lin, Yu-Chiau Shyu, Ching-Po Lin
2021 Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience  
We enrolled cognitively normal older adults aged &gt; 50 years in the Community Medicine Research Center of Keelung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital during 2017–2020.  ...  Those who agreed to record actigraphy also wore the SOMNOwatch™ for 72 h.  ...  , Taipei, Taiwan 2 Community Medicine Research Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung, Taiwan 3 Department of Neurology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung, Taiwan 4 Center of Geriatrics and  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnagi.2021.700764 fatcat:vruy5i3rsnegjcc2s4mqfem72y

Hepatitis C virus infection: a risk factor for Parkinson's disease

W. Y.-Y. Wu, K.-H. Kang, S. L.-S. Chen, S. Y.-H. Chiu, A. M.-F. Yen, J. C.-Y. Fann, C.-W. Su, H.-C. Liu, C.-Z. Lee, W.-M. Fu, H.-H. Chen, H.-H. Liou
2015 Journal of Viral Hepatitis  
We analysed data from a community-based integrated screening programme based on a total of 62 276 subjects. We used logistic regression models to investigate association between HCV infection and PD.  ...  The neurotoxicity of HCV was evaluated in the midbrain neuron-glia coculture system in rats.  ...  MATERIALS AND METHODS Study population and community-based model for ascertained PD The study population was derived from a community-based integrated screening programme in Keelung (KCIS), the northernmost  ... 
doi:10.1111/jvh.12392 pmid:25608223 fatcat:pzypbpqhj5fqdhs33sxct47sym
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