Woon Puay Koh
Talaei M, Hosseini N, Koh A, Yuan J, Koh W. Association of "Elevated Blood Pressure" and "Stage 1 Hypertension" With Cardiovascular Mortality Among an Asian Population. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018;7: pubmed publisher
Yii A, Soh A, Chee C, Wang Y, Yuan J, Koh W. Asthma, sinonasal disease, and the risk of active tuberculosis. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2018;: pubmed publisher
..95, 95% CI 0.68-1.31). A history of asthma or sinonasal disease may modulate immunological response to reduce incidence of active TB in the adult population. ..
Dai Z, Koh W. B-vitamins and bone health--a review of the current evidence. Nutrients. 2015;7:3322-46 pubmed publisher
..In addition, observational and interventional studies conducted in Asia are limited and thus require more attention due to a steep rise of osteoporosis and hip fracture incidence projected in this part of the world. ..
Dai Z, Jin A, Soh A, Ang L, Yuan J, Koh W. Coffee and tea drinking in relation to risk of hip fracture in the Singapore Chinese Health Study. Bone. 2018;112:51-57 pubmed publisher
..Future studies should corroborate these results to determine levels of optimal coffee consumption in relation to bone health. ..
Lu Y, Wang Y, Ong C, Subramaniam T, Choi H, Yuan J, et al
. Metabolic signatures and risk of type 2 diabetes in a Chinese population: an untargeted metabolomics study using both LC-MS and GC-MS. Diabetologia. 2016;59:2349-2359 pubmed publisher
..5 mmol/mol]; AUC?=?0.781). Our findings show that branched-chain amino acids and NEFA are potent predictors of diabetes development in Chinese adults. Our results also indicate the potential of lysophospholipids for predicting diabetes. ..
Wang Y, Meng R, Kunutsor S, Chowdhury R, Yuan J, Koh W, et al
. Plasma adiponectin levels and type 2 diabetes risk: a nested case-control study in a Chinese population and an updated meta-analysis. Sci Rep. 2018;8:406 pubmed publisher
..Overall evidence indicates that higher adiponectin levels are associated with decreased T2D risk in Chinese and other populations. ..
Leung Y, Allen J, Noviani M, Ang L, Wang R, Yuan J, et al
. Association between body mass index and risk of total knee replacement, the Singapore Chinese Health Study. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2015;23:41-7 pubmed publisher
..Results were similar for men and women. Our results provided evidence for a constant mechanical mechanism underlying BMI and KOA initiation and/or progression. ..
Soh A, Chee C, Wang Y, Yuan J, Koh W. Dietary Cholesterol Increases the Risk whereas PUFAs Reduce the Risk of Active Tuberculosis in Singapore Chinese. J Nutr. 2016;146:1093-100 pubmed publisher
..Dietary intake of cholesterol may increase the risk of active tuberculosis, whereas marine n-3 and n-6 FAs may reduce the risk of active tuberculosis in the Chinese population. ..
Lew Q, Jafar T, Koh H, Jin A, Chow K, Yuan J, et al
. Red Meat Intake and Risk of ESRD. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017;28:304-312 pubmed publisher
..4% (95% CI, 33.1 to 78.9; P<0.01). Our study shows that red meat intake may increase the risk of ESRD in the general population and substituting alternative sources of protein may reduce the incidence of ESRD. ..