Research Team that works on the Science Health Research Summaries and other research projects.

Lower risk of incident dementia among Chinese older adults having three servings of vegetables and two servings of fruits a day

Daily consumption of generous portions of fruits and vegetables may help curb the onset of dementia in elderly men and women.

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  • 2017
  • Allen T C Lee, Marcus Richards, Wai C Chan, Helen F K Chiu, Ruby S Y Lee, Linda C W Lam
  • Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing at UCL, UK. Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Elderly Health Service, Department of Health, Hong Kong.
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Fruits and vegetables consumption and depressive symptoms: A population-based study in Peru

High dietary ingestion of fruits and vegetables may help to fend off depression.

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  • 2017
  • Isabella Wolniczak, José A Cáceres-DelAguila, Jorge L Maguiña, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz
  • School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas-UPC, Lima, Perú. CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú. Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.
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The consumption of wholegrain is related to depressive symptoms among Chinese adults: a cross-sectional study

Consistent consumption of whole grains may help to keep depression at bay.

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  • 2021
  • Hanzhang Wu, Shunming Zhang, Ge Meng, Qing Zhang, Li Liu, Hongmei Wu, Yeqing Gu, Yawen Wang, Tingjing Zhang, Xuena Wang, Juanjuan Zhang, Shaomei Sun, Xing Wang, Ming Zhou, Qiyu Jia, Kun Song, Kaijun Niu
  • Nutritional Epidemiology Institute and School of Public Health, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China. Nutritional Epidemiology Institute and School of Public Health, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China. mengge@tmu.edu.cn. Department of Toxicology and Sanitary Chemistry, School of Public Health, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China. mengge@tmu.edu.cn. Health Management Centre, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin, China. Institute of Radiation Medicine, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Tianjin, China. Nutritional Epidemiology Institute and School of Public Health, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China. nkj0809@gmail.com. Health Management Centre, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin, China. nkj0809@gmail.com. Tianjin Key Laboratory of Environment, Nutrition and Public Health, Tianjin, China. nkj0809@gmail.com. Center for International Collaborative Research on Environment, Nutrition and Public Health, Tianjin, China. nkj0809@gmail.com.
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Fast food consumption and its associations with obesity and hypertension among children: results from the baseline data of the Childhood Obesity Study in China Mega-cities

Fondness for fast foods may promote the occurrence of obesity and hypertension in children and adolescents.

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  • 2017
  • Yaling Zhao, Liang Wang, Hong Xue, Huijun Wang, Youfa Wang
  • Global Health Institute; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Xi'an Jiaotong University Health Science Center, Xi'an, Shaanxi, 710061, China.Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, 37614, USA. Department of Health Behavior and Policy, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 23284, USA. National Institute for Nutrition and Health, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, 100050, China. Global Health Institute; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Xi'an Jiaotong University Health Science Center, Xi'an, Shaanxi, 710061, China. youfawang@gmail.com.
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Soy food and isoflavone intake reduces the risk of cognitive impairment in elderly Japanese women

Habitual intake of soy foods may help fend off cognitive impairment in elderly women.

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  • 2018
  • Mariko Nakamoto, Rei Otsuka, Yukiko Nishita, Chikako Tange, Makiko Tomida, Yuki Kato, Tomoko Imai, Tohru Sakai, Fujiko Ando, Hiroshi Shimokata
  • Department of Public Health and Applied Nutrition, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Tokushima University Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan. nakamoto@tokushima-u.ac.jp. Section of NILS-LSA, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Aichi, Japan. nakamoto@tokushima-u.ac.jp. Section of NILS-LSA, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Aichi, Japan. Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Aichi Shukutoku University, Aichi, Japan. Faculty of Human Life and Science, Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts, Kyoto, Japan. Department of Public Health and Applied Nutrition, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Tokushima University Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan. Graduate School of Nutritional Sciences, Nagoya University of Arts and Sciences, Aichi, Japan.
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Phyto-oestrogens and risk of prostate cancer in Scottish men

Sticking to a diet filled with phytoestrogen-ladened foods, such as soy foods, may help thwart the development of prostate cancer.

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Inverse association between soya food consumption and insulin resistance in Japanese adults

Creating more space for soy foods in our diet may enhance our body's cells sensitivity to insulin.

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  • 2015
  • Mariko Nakamoto, Hirokazu Uemura, Tohru Sakai, Sakurako Katsuura-Kamano, Miwa Yamaguchi, Mineyoshi Hiyoshi, Kokichi Arisawa
  • Department of Preventive Medicine,Institute of Health Biosciences,The University of Tokushima Graduate School,3-18-15 Kuramoto-cho,Tokushima 770-8503,Japan. Department of Public Health and Applied Nutrition,Institute of Health Biosciences,The University of Tokushima Graduate School,Tokushima,Japan.
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Prospective study of perceived dietary salt intake and the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Opting for salty foods may accelerate the onset of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

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  • 2019
  • X Shen, C Jin, Y Wu, Y Zhang, X Wang, W Huang, J Li, S Wu, X Gao
  • Department of Clinical Nutrition, Shanghai Xin Hua Hospital, Shanghai, China. Department of Nutrition, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China. Department of Cardiology, Affiliated Kailuan General Hospital, North China University of Science and Technology, Tangshan, China. Department of Nutritional Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA. Gastroenterology Department, Kailuan General Hospital, Tangshan, China. Department of Neurology, Kailuan General Hospital, Tangshan, China. Ultrasound Medical Department, Kailuan General Hospital, Tangshan, China. Department of Medical Imagine, the First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Shihezi University, Shihezi, Xinjiang, China.
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Inverse association between soy intake and non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk among women: a case-control study in Japan

Adopting the habit of consuming soy foods regularly may confer women with significant protection against non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

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  • 2012
  • Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, Nagoya, Japan.
  • Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, Nagoya, Japan.
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Putting the glass down may keep the stroke away: Results from a prospective cohort study in rural China

Alcohol drinkers are highly liable to suffer from stroke.

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  • 2021
  • Zhecong Yu, Sitong Liu, Rongrong Guo, Yali Wang, Yue Dai, Zhaoqing Sun, Liying Xing, Yingxian Sun, Liqiang Zheng
  • Department of Cardiology, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, 110004, PR China; Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Library, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, 110004, PR China. Department of Cardiology, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, 110004, PR China. Institute of Chronic Disease, Liaoning Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shenyang, 110005, PR China. Department of Cardiology, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, 110004, PR China. Electronic address: sunyingxian12@126.com. Department of Cardiology, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, 110004, PR China; Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Library, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, 110004, PR China. Electronic address: liqiangzheng@126.com.
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Perceived dietary salt intake and the risk of primary liver cancer: a population-based prospective study

High dietary ingestion of salty foods may raise the risk of liver cancer.

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  • 2020
  • M Sun, H Cui , M Liang, W Wang, Y Wang, X Liu, S Liu, L Cao
  • Department of Graduate School, North China University of Science and Technology, Tangshan, Hebei, China. Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Kailuan General Hospital Affiliated to North China University of Science and Technology, Tangshan, Hebei, China.
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Effects of soy isoflavones on cognitive function: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Adding more soy foods to our diet may boost our cognitive function.

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  • 2020
  • Chendi Cui, Rahel L Birru, Beth E Snitz, Masafumi Ihara, Chikage Kakuta, Brian J Lopresti, Howard J Aizenstein, Oscar L Lopez, Chester A Mathis, Yoshihiro Miyamoto, Lewis H Kuller, Akira Sekikawa
  • C. Cui, L. Kuller, and A. Sekikawa are with the Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. R. Birru is with the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. B. Snitz and O. Lopez are with the Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. M. Ihara, A. Higashiyama, C. Kakuta, and Y. Miyamoto are with the National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan. B. Lopresti and C. Mathis are with the Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. H. Aizenstein is with the Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
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