1. News from NIH: a center for translation research and implementation science.

    Translational Behavioral Medicine 5(2):127 (2015) PMID 26029274 PMCID PMC4444711

  2. Association of children's eating behaviors with parental education, and teachers' health awareness, attitudes and behaviors: a national school-based survey in China.

    European Journal of Public Health 24(6):879 (2014) PMID 24287031

    In China, childhood obesity is a growing health issue. Eating behaviors among children can be influenced by both the family and school environment. We examine the association between these environments and eating habits among children. A total of 11 270 fourth to sixth grade school children, 11 ...
  3. Association of children's eating behaviors with parental education, and teachers' health awareness, attitudes and behaviors: a national school-based survey in China.

    European Journal of Public Health 24(6):880 (2014) PMID 24287031

    In China, childhood obesity is a growing health issue. Eating behaviors among children can be influenced by both the family and school environment. We examine the association between these environments and eating habits among children. A total of 11 270 fourth to sixth grade school children, 11 ...
  4. Association of children's eating behaviors with parental education, and teachers' health awareness, attitudes and behaviors: a national school-based survey in China.

    European Journal of Public Health 24(6):880 (2014) PMID 24287031

    In China, childhood obesity is a growing health issue. Eating behaviors among children can be influenced by both the family and school environment. We examine the association between these environments and eating habits among children. A total of 11 270 fourth to sixth grade school children, 11 ...
  5. The household-level economic burden of heart disease in India.

    Tropical Medicine and International Health 19(5):581 (2014) PMID 24612174

    To estimate healthcare use and financial burden associated with heart disease among Indian households. Data from the 2004 round household survey of the National Sample Survey in India were used to assess the implications of heart disease for out-of-pocket health spending, spending on items other...
  6. The household-level economic burden of heart disease in India.

    Tropical Medicine and International Health 19(5):581 (2014) PMID 24612174

    To estimate healthcare use and financial burden associated with heart disease among Indian households. Data from the 2004 round household survey of the National Sample Survey in India were used to assess the implications of heart disease for out-of-pocket health spending, spending on items other...
  7. The household-level economic burden of heart disease in India.

    Tropical Medicine and International Health 19(5):581 (2014) PMID 24612174

    To estimate healthcare use and financial burden associated with heart disease among Indian households. Data from the 2004 round household survey of the National Sample Survey in India were used to assess the implications of heart disease for out-of-pocket health spending, spending on items other...
  8. Hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control and sodium intake in Shandong Province, China: baseline results from Shandong-Ministry of Health Action on Salt Reduction and Hypertension (SMASH), 2011.

    Preventing chronic disease 11:E88 (2014) PMID 24854239 PMCID PMC4032056

    In China, population-based blood pressure levels and prevalence of hypertension are increasing. Meanwhile, sodium intake, a major risk factor for hypertension, is high. In 2011, to develop intervention priorities for a salt reduction and hypertension control project in Shandong Province (populat...
  9. Hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control and sodium intake in Shandong Province, China: baseline results from Shandong-Ministry of Health Action on Salt Reduction and Hypertension (SMASH), 2011.

    Preventing chronic disease 11:E88 (2014) PMID 24854239 PMCID PMC4032056

    In China, population-based blood pressure levels and prevalence of hypertension are increasing. Meanwhile, sodium intake, a major risk factor for hypertension, is high. In 2011, to develop intervention priorities for a salt reduction and hypertension control project in Shandong Province (populat...
  10. A large-scale cluster randomized trial to determine the effects of community-based dietary sodium reduction—the China Rural Health Initiative Sodium Reduction Study

    American Heart Journal 166(5):815 (2013)

    Background Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death and disability in China. High blood pressure caused by excess intake of dietary sodium is widespread and an effective sodium reduction program has potential to improve cardiovascular health.
  11. A large-scale cluster randomized trial to determine the effects of community-based dietary sodium reduction--the China Rural Health Initiative Sodium Reduction Study.

    American Heart Journal 166(5):815 (2013) PMID 24176436 PMCID PMC3919684

    Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death and disability in China. High blood pressure caused by excess intake of dietary sodium is widespread and an effective sodium reduction program has potential to improve cardiovascular health. This study is a large-scale, cluster-randomized, t...
  12. A large-scale cluster randomized trial to determine the effects of community-based dietary sodium reduction--the China Rural Health Initiative Sodium Reduction Study.

    American Heart Journal 166(5):815 (2013) PMID 24176436 PMCID PMC3919684

    Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death and disability in China. High blood pressure caused by excess intake of dietary sodium is widespread and an effective sodium reduction program has potential to improve cardiovascular health. This study is a large-scale, cluster-randomized, t...
  13. Systems and capacity to address noncommunicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries.

    Science Translational Medicine 5(181):181cm4 (2013) PMID 23596201

    Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are increasingly getting attention from different forums, including media outlets, health agencies, and the public and private sectors. Progress is being made in addressing NCDs, though more slowly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) as compared with high-...
  14. Systems and capacity to address noncommunicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries.

    Science Translational Medicine 5(181):181cm4 (2013) PMID 23596201

    Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are increasingly getting attention from different forums, including media outlets, health agencies, and the public and private sectors. Progress is being made in addressing NCDs, though more slowly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) as compared with high-...
  15. Dietary sodium intake: knowledge, attitudes and practices in Shandong Province, China, 2011.

    PLoS ONE 8(3):e58973 (2013) PMID 23527061 PMCID PMC3601121

    To investigate the knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) for dietary sodium intake among adult residents of Shandong Province, China. In 2011, we conducted a cross sectional survey among a representative sample of 15,350 adults aged 18 to 69 years using a standardized questionnaire to assess ...
  16. The economic burden of cancers on Indian households.

    PLoS ONE 8(8):e71853 (2013) PMID 23951258 PMCID PMC3741186

    We assessed the burden of cancer on households' out-of-pocket health spending, non-medical consumption, workforce participation, and debt and asset sales using data from a nationally representative health and morbidity survey in India for 2004 of nearly 74 thousand households. Propensity scores ...
  17. The economic burden of cancers on Indian households.

    PLoS ONE 8(8):e71853 (2013) PMID 23951258 PMCID PMC3741186

    We assessed the burden of cancer on households' out-of-pocket health spending, non-medical consumption, workforce participation, and debt and asset sales using data from a nationally representative health and morbidity survey in India for 2004 of nearly 74 thousand households. Propensity scores ...
  18. Dietary sodium intake: knowledge, attitudes and practices in Shandong Province, China, 2011.

    PLoS ONE 8(3):e58973 (2013) PMID 23527061 PMCID PMC3601121

    To investigate the knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) for dietary sodium intake among adult residents of Shandong Province, China. In 2011, we conducted a cross sectional survey among a representative sample of 15,350 adults aged 18 to 69 years using a standardized questionnaire to assess ...
  19. The economic burden of cancers on Indian households.

    PLoS ONE 8(8):e71853 (2013) PMID 23951258 PMCID PMC3741186

    We assessed the burden of cancer on households' out-of-pocket health spending, non-medical consumption, workforce participation, and debt and asset sales using data from a nationally representative health and morbidity survey in India for 2004 of nearly 74 thousand households. Propensity scores ...
  20. The economic effect of noncommunicable diseases on households and nations: a review of existing evidence.

    Journal of Health Communication 16 Suppl 2:75 (2011) PMID 21916715

    In developing countries, the noncommunicable disease (NCD) and risk factor burdens are shifting toward the poor. Treating chronic diseases can be expensive. In developing countries where generally much health care costs are borne by patients themselves, for those who live in poverty or recently ...