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Jackson Pui Man Wai
National Taiwan Sport University
15Publications
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#1Chu Shiu Li (NKFUST: National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology)H-Index: 1
#2June Han Lee (NHRI: National Health Research Institutes)H-Index: 4
Last.Chi Pang Wen (PRC: China Medical University (PRC))H-Index: 23
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Widowhood has been increasingly encountered because of increasing longevity of women, often characterized by social stigmatization and poor physical and mental health. However, applied research to overcome its adversity has been quite limited. The goal of this study is to explore the role of physical activity in improving the health of widows. A cohort of 446,582 adults in Taiwan who successively participated in a comprehensive medical screening program starting in 1994, including 232,788 women,...
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#1Feng En Lo (Asia University (Japan))H-Index: 2
#2Po Jung Lu (NHRI: National Health Research Institutes)H-Index: 2
Last.Xifeng Wu (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center)H-Index: 69
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Objective To assess the benefits of regular exercise in reducing harms associated with betel quid (BQ) chewing.
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#1Jiunn-Horng Chen (PRC: China Medical University (PRC))H-Index: 15
#2Chi Pang Wen (PRC: China Medical University (PRC))H-Index: 23
Last.Chao A. Hsiung (NHRI: National Health Research Institutes)H-Index: 35
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Background High serum uric acid (sUA) has been associated with increased mortality risks, but its clinical treatment varied with potential side effects. The role of physical activity has received limited attention. Methods A cohort, consisting of 467 976 adults, who went through a standard health screening programme, with questionnaire and fasting blood samples, was successively recruited between 1996 and 2008. High sUA is defined as uric acid above 7.0 mg/dL. Leisure time physical activity leve...
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#1Chu-Shiu LiH-Index: 1
#2Chwen-Chi LiuH-Index: 1
Last.Chi-Pang WenH-Index: 1
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#1Chi Pang Wen (PRC: China Medical University (PRC))H-Index: 23
#2Jackson Pui Man Wai (National Taiwan Sport University)H-Index: 7
Last.Chien Hua Chen (HK: Hungkuang University)H-Index: 5
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In order for man to succeed in life, God provided two means, education and physical activity. Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise can save it and preserve it. —Plato 400 B.C. [(1,2)][1] For man to assume great
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#1Chi Pang Wen (PRC: China Medical University (PRC))H-Index: 23
#2Min Kuang Tsai (PRC: China Medical University (PRC))H-Index: 16
Last.Xifeng Wu (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center)H-Index: 22
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114 www.thelancet.com Vol 381 January 12, 2013 the pack surface or even adopting plain packaging. In response, some of the major international tobacco companies fi led litigation against these two countries, seeking to overturn the proposed regulations. No one in the world knows better than tobacco companies whether stressing the harms of smoking acts as a deterrent. We believe that the main message Amy Latimer-Cheung and colleagues wish to impress on patients—that exercise is benefi cial—is rel...
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#1Chi Pang Wen (PRC: China Medical University (PRC))H-Index: 23
#2Min Kuang Tsai (PRC: China Medical University (PRC))H-Index: 16
Last.Xifeng Wu (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center)H-Index: 69
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#1Chi Pang Wen (PRC: China Medical University (PRC))H-Index: 23
#2Jackson Pui Man Wai (National Taiwan Sport University)H-Index: 7
Last.Xifeng Wu (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center)H-Index: 22
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Summary Background The health benefits of leisure-time physical activity are well known, but whether less exercise than the recommended 150 min a week can have life expectancy benefits is unclear. We assessed the health benefits of a range of volumes of physical activity in a Taiwanese population. Methods In this prospective cohort study, 416 175 individuals (199 265 men and 216 910 women) participated in a standard medical screening programme in Taiwan between 1996 and 2008, with an average fol...
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#1Chi Pang Wen (PRC: China Medical University (PRC))H-Index: 23
#2Hui Ting Chan (PRC: China Medical University (PRC))H-Index: 1
Last.Chih Cheng Hsu (PRC: China Medical University (PRC))H-Index: 1
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Aim: To estimate the national prevalence, mortality risk and population mortality burden of metabolic syndrome, and compare the values with those of its individual components.Methods and results: A total of 486,341 apparently healthy adults who went through a screening programme in Taiwan were recruited from 1994 onwards. As of 2007, 15,268 deaths had occurred at least one year after the examination. Six definitions of metabolic syndrome were used. Components of metabolic syndrome include obesit...
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