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Alcohol sensitivity, alcohol use and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in older Chinese men: The Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study

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Compared to other ethnic groups Asians are more likely to be sensitive to alcohol, due to polymorphisms of alcohol-metabolizing enzymes. Although previous studies have found positive association between regular alcohol use and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (HsCRP), whether this association is modified by alcohol sensitivity has not been clarified. We therefore sought to examined this potential effect modification in a cross-sectional community sample with high prevalence of alcohol sens...

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10.1016/j.alcohol.2016.10.011

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Guangdong Natural Science Foundation of China
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The University of Birmingham, UK
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Guangzhou Science and Technology Bureau
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the University of Hong Kong Foundation for Educational Development and Research, Hong Kong
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Guangzhou Public Health Bureau
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Elsevier
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Volume:
57
Pages:
41-48
Publication date:
2016-10-29
Acceptance date:
2016-10-27
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1873-6823
ISSN:
0741-8329
Pmid:
27916142
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English
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2019-02-28

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