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Publications from our members


Fan DS, Lam DS, Lam RF, Lau JTF, Chong KS, Cheung EY, Lai RY, Chew SJ. Prevalence, incidence, and progression of myopia of school children in Hong Kong. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2004; 45(4):1071-1075

Fan DSP, Rao SK, Wong TY, Cheung EYY, Lau JTF, Chew SJ, Lam DSC. Astigmatism may be a risk factor to the formation of myopia in preschool children. British Journal of Ophthalmology 2004; 88:938-41

Jung MY, Chan MS, Chow VSF, Chan YTT, Leung PF, Leung EMF, Lau TY, Man CW, Lau JTF, Wong M. Estimating geriatric patient’s body weight using the knee height caliper and mid-arm circumference in Hong Kong Chinese. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2004; 13(3):261-264

Kimmel, D. C., & Yi, H. (2004). Characteristics of gay, lesbian, and bisexual, Asians, Asian Americans, and immigrants from Asia to the US. Journal of Homosexuality, 47(2), 143-172.

Lau JTF, Fung KS, Wong TW, Kim JH, Wong E, Chung S, Ho D, Chan LY, Lui SF, Cheng A. SARS transmission among hospital workers in Hong Kong. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2004; 10(2):280-286

Lau JTF, Kim JH, Lau M, Tsui HY. HIV-related behaviours and attitudes among Chinese men who have sex with men in Hong Kong: a population-based study. Sexually Transmitted Infections 2004; 80(6):459-465.

Lau JTF, Kim JH, Lau M, Tsui HY. Prevalence and risk behaviors of Hong Kong males who seek cross-border same-sex partners in mainland China. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2004; 31(9):568-574.

Lau JTF, Lau M, Kim JH, Wong E, Tsui HY, Tsang T, Wong TW. Probable secondary infections in households of SARS patients in Hong Kong. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2004; 10(2):235-243

Lau JTF, Lee V, Fan D, Lau M, Michon JJ. Attitudes towards and perceptions of visual loss and its causes among Hong Kong Chinese adults. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology 2004; 32:243-250

Lau JTF, Mao J, Chan MW, Shing MK, Chik KW, Fok TF, Li CK, Pang E. Linguistic adaptation and validation of PEDSQLtm generic core and cancer module into Chinese. Quality of Life Research 2004; 13(9):1528

Lau JTF, Tsui HY, Lau M, Yang XL.SARS transmission, risk factors, and prevention in Hong Kong. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2004; 10(4):587-592

Lau JTF, Yang XL, Leung PC, Chan L, Wong E, Fong C, Tsui HY. SARS in three categories of hospital workers, Hong Kong. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2004; 10(8):1399-1404

Lau JTF, Yang XL, Tsui HY, Pang E. SARS-related preventive and risk behaviours practised by Hong Kong-mainland China cross-border travellers during the outbreak of the SARS epidemic in Hong Kong. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2004; 58(12):988-996

Lau JTF, Yang XL, Tsui HY, Pang E, Kim JH. SARS preventive and risk behaviors of Hong Kong air travellers. Journal of Epidemiology and Infection 2004; 132:727-736

Lee WTK, Cheung AYK, Lau JTF, Lee SKM, Qin L, Cheng JCY. Bone densitometry: which skeletal sites are best predicted by bone mass determinants. Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism 2004; 22(5):447-455

Lee AW, Lau WH, Tung SY, Chua D, Chappell R, Siu L, Lau JTF, Law SCK, Xu L. Prospective randomized study on therapeutic gain achieved by addition of chemotherapy for T1-4N2-3M0 Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (NPC). Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2004; 22 (Suppl 14):489S

Li SC, Ong SC, Lim SG, Yeoh KG, Kwong SKS, Lee V, Lee W, Lau JTF, Wong I, Kung N, Leung WT, Chan HL Y, Chan FKL, Sung JJY, Lee KKC. A cost comparison of management of chronic hepatitis B and its associated complications in Hong Kong and Singapore. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 2004; 38(10):S136-43

Mok T, Zee B, Lau JTF, Ho WM, Lai P, Chan A, Yeo W, Chan H, Koh J, Johnson P. As intensive screening program detected high incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in hepatitis B virus carriers (HBVC) with abnormal alfafetopratein (AFP) or abdominal ultrasongraphy (AUS).Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2004; 22 (Suppl 14):314S

Wong TW, Lee CK, Tam W, Lau JTF, Yu TS, Lui SF, Chan PKS, Li Y, Bresee JS, Sung JJY, Parashar UD. Cluster of SARS among medical students exposed to single patient, Hong Kong. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2004; 10(2):269-276

Yang XL, Lau JTF. Undue increase in insulin resistance during pregnancy may manifest pregnancy-induced hypertension and gestational diabetes. Hormone and Metabolic Research 2004; 36:655-61

Yeung CK, Sihoe JDY, Sit  KY, Bower W, Sreedhar B, Lau JTF. Characteristics of primary nocturnal enuresis in adults: an epidemiological study. British Journal of Urology International 2004; 93:341-345


Choi, H. K., Yi, H., et al. (2003). Chapter of South Korea. In R. Francoeur & J. Roonan (Ed.). Continuum complete international encyclopedia of sexuality (pp. 933-959). New York: Continuum Press.


Dworkin, S. H., & Yi, H. (2003). LGBT identity, violence, and social justice: The psychological is political. International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling, 25(4), 269-279


Fok TF, So HK, Wong E, Ng PC, Chang A, Lau JTF, Chow CB, Lee WH, Hong Kong Neonatal Measurements Working Group. Updated gestational age-specific birth weight, crown-heel length and head circumstance of Chinese newborns. Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal and Neonatal Edition 2003; 88:F229-F236


Ho SC, Woo J, Lam S, Chen YM, Sham A, Lau JTF. Soy protein consumption and bone mass in Chinese early post-menopausal women. Osteoporosis International 2003; 14:835-842


Lau JTF, Chan KK, Lam PKW, Choi YW, Lai KYC. Psychological correlates of physical abuse in Hong Kong Chinese adolescents. Child Abuse & Neglect, 2003; 27:63-75


Lau JTF, Chen RF, Wang QS, Dia JX, Tsui HY, Yuan WX. Needs assessment for STD/HIV prevention among patients with sexually transmitted diseases in southern China. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2003; 30:600-608.


Lau JTF, Kim JH, Lau M, Tsui HY. Prevalence and risk behaviors of Chinese men who seek same-sex partners via the Internet in Hong Kong. AIDS Education and Prevention 2003; 15(6):516-528.


Lau JTF, Mao J, Woo J. Ethical issues related to the use of placebo controls in clinical trials. Hong Kong Medical Journal 2003; 9(3): 192-198


Lau JTF, Tang ASY, Tsui HY. The relationship between condom use, sexually transmitted diseases, and location of commercial sex transaction among male Hong Kong clients. AIDS 2003; 17(1):105-112.


Lau JTF, Tsui HY. Behavioral surveillance surveys of the male clients of female sex workers population in Hong Kong - the results of three population-based surveys. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2003; 30:620-628


Lau JTF, Tsui HY. HIV/AIDS behavioral surveillance surveys of the cross-border sex-networker population in Hong Kong from 1997 to 2001. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2003; 30(11):827-834.


Lau JTF, Tsui HY. Surveillance of discriminatory attitudes toward people living with HIV/AIDS among the general public in Hong Kong from 1994 to 2000. Disability and Rehabilitation 2003; 25(24):1354-1360.


Lau JTF, Tsui HY, Li CK, Chung RWY, Chan MW.A Molassiotis. Needs assessment and social environment of people living with HIV/AIDS in Hong Kong. AIDS Care 2003; 15(5):699-706.


Lau JTF, Tsui HY, Wang Q S. Effects of two telephone survey methods on the level of reported risk behaviors. Sexually Transmitted Infections 2003; 79:325-331.


Lau JTF, Yang XL, Tsui HY, Kim JH.Monitoring community responses to the SARS epidemic in Hong Kong – from Day 10 to Day 62.Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2003; 57(1):864-870


Lee WTK, Cheung A, Lau JTF, Qui L, Cheng JCY. The development of BMD composite index scores to correlate bone growth indices in adolescents. BONE 2003; 32(5):S191-S191


Lee KKC, You JHS, Wong ICK, Kwong SKS, Lau JYW, Lau JTF, Chan TYK, Leung WYS, Sung JJ Y, Chung SSC. A cost-effectiveness analysis of high-dose Omeprazole Infusion as adjuvant therapy to endoscopic haemostasis for bleeding peptic ulcers. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2003; 57(2):160-164


Yi, H. (2003). Homophobia/heterosexism in South Korea In Louise-George TIN (Ed.) Dictionnaire de l'homophobie (pp. 109-110). Paris, France: Les Presses Universitaires de France.


Diao Jianxing, Zheng Daocheng, Lau JTF. Analysis of STDs & HIV/AIDS awareness of patients with STDs in Guangdong Province.Southern China Journal of Dermato-Venereology 2002; 9(2):148-150

Fan DSP, Lam DSC, Chew SJ, Lau JTF, Chong KS. Epidemiology of myopia in Hong Kong: Prevalence, incidence and risk factor analysis. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science2002; 43:E-Abstract 1511

Lau JTF, Lee V, Fan D, Lau M, Michon JJ. Knowledge about cataract, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration in the Hong Kong Chinese Population. British Journal of Ophthalmology 2002; 86:1080-1084

Lau JTF, Michon JJ, Lau M, Chan WS, Ellwein LB. Visual acuity and quality of life outcomes in cataract surgery patients in Hong Kong. British Journal of Ophthalmology 2002; 86:12-17

Lau JTF, Siah PC, Tsui HY. Behavioral surveillance and factors associated with condom use and STD incidences among the male commercial sex-networker population in Hong Kong – results of two surveys. AIDS Education & Prevention 2002; 14(4):306-317.

Lau JTF, Siah PC, Tsui HY. A study of the STD/AIDS related attitudes and behaviors of men who have sex with men in Hong Kong. Archives of Sexual Behavior 2002; 31(4):367-373.

Lau JTF, Tang ASY, Siah PC, Tsui HY. Assessment of HIV-related sexual risk behaviors among the general female population in Hong Kong. Archives of Sexual Behavior 2002; 31(6):535-542.

Lau JTF, Thomas J, Lin CK. HIV-related behaviours among voluntary blood donors in Hong Kong. AIDS Care 2002; 14(4):481-492.

Lau JTF, Tsui HY. Surveillance of HIV/AIDS-related attitudes and perceptions among the general public in Hong Kong from 1994 to 2000.AIDS Education and Prevention 2002; 14(5):419-431.

Lau JTF, Tsui HY, Siah PC, Zhang KL. A study on female sex workers in southern China (Shenzhen): HIV related knowledge, condom use and STD history. AIDS Care 2002; 14(2):219-233.

Lau JTF, Wong WS.HIV antibody testing among male commercial sex networkers, men who have sex with men and the lower-risk male general population in Hong Kong. AIDS Care 2002; 14(1):55-61.

Leung TW, Tang AM, Zee B, Lau WY, Lai PB, Leung KL, Lau JT, Yu SC, Johnson PJ. Construction of the Chinese University Prognostic Index for hepatocellular carcinoma and comparison with the TNM staging system, the Okuda staging system, and the cancer of the Liver Italian Program staging system - A study based on 926 patients. Cancer 2002; 94 (6):1760-1769

Leung HY, Yip SK, Cheon C, Liu YS, Lau JTF, Wong HK, Chung KH.A randomized controlled trial of tolterodine and oxybutynin on tolerability and clinical efficacy for treating Chinese women with an overactive bladder.BJU International 2002; 90(4): 375-380.

Michon JJ, Lau JTF, Chan WS, Ellwein LB. Prevalence of visual impairment, blindness, and cataract surgery in Hong Kong elderly. British Journal of Ophthalmology 2002; 86:133-139

Molassiotis A, Nahas-Lopez V, Chung RWY, Lam CSW, Li PCK, Lau JTF. Factors associated with adherence to antiretroviral medication in HIV-infected patients. International Journal of STD & AIDS 2002; 13(5):301-310

Nevill AM, Holder RL, Maffulli N, Cheng JCY, Leung SSF, Lee WTK, Lau JTF. Adjusting bone mass for differences in projected bone area and other confounding variables: an allometric perspective. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 2002; 17(4):703-8

Sze FKH, Wong E, Or KKH, Lau JTF, Woo J. Does acupuncture improve motor recovery after stroke? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Stroke, 2002; 33(11):2604-2619

Woo KS, Qiao M, Chook P, Poon PYK, Chan A, Lau JTF, Fung KP, Woo JLF. Homocystene, endothelial dysfunction and coronary artery disease: emerging strategy for secondary prevention. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 2002; 17(5):432-435

Yi, H. (2002, Oct.) HIV subtype as “lie detector”: Comments on National Institute on Health in South Korea’s report on HIV-subtype among AIDS patients.


Choi, H. K., Yi, H., et al. (2001). Chapter of South Korea. In R. Francoeur. (Ed.). International encyclopedia of sexuality Vol. 4 (pp. 547-601). New York: Continuum Press.

Lau JTF, Leung EMF, Tsui HY. Predicting traditional Chinese medicine’s use and the marginalisation of medical care in Hong Kong. American Journal of Chinese Medicine 2001; 29(3-4): 547-558

Lau JTF, Siah PC. Behavioural surveillance of sexually-related risk behaviours of the Chinese male general populations in Hong Kong: a benchmark study. AIDS Care 2001; 13(2):221-232.

Lau JTF, Thomas J. Risk behaviours of Hong Kong male residents travelling to mainland China: a potential bridge population for HIV infection. AIDS Care 2001; 13(1):71-81.

Lau JTF, Wong WS.AIDS-related discrimination in the workplace – the results of two evaluative surveys carried out during a 3-year period in Hong Kong. AIDS Care 2001; 13(4):433-440.

Lau JTF, Wong WS.HIV antibody testing among the Hong Kong mainland Chinese cross-border sex networking population in Hong Kong. International Journal of STD & AIDS 2001; 12(9):595-601.

Li PKT, Lin CK, Lam PKW, Szeto C C, Lau JTF, Cheung L, Wong M, Chan AYT, Ko WM. Attitudes about organ and tissue donation among the general public and blood donors in Hong Kong. Progress in Transplantation 2001; 11(2):98-103

Roman CW Chiu, P Chook, WH Fung, Lau JTF Jean LF Woo, K Woo. Hyperhomocysteinaemia is independently associated with Arterial Dysfunction in Coronary Patients. Journal of Hong Kong College of Cardiology 2001; 9:67

Woo KS, Chook P, Lau JTF, Woo JLF, Celermajer DS. Hyperhomocysteinaemia is independently associated with arterial dysfunction in coronary patients. Heart, Lung and Circulation 2001; 10:A132


Lau JTF, Liu JLY, Yu A, Cheung JCK, Leung SSF. Studies on common illnesses and medical care utilization patterns of adolescents in Hong Kong. Journal of Adolescent Health 2000; 27(6):443-452

Lau JTF, Thomas J, Liu JYL. Mobile phone and interactive computer interviewing to measure risk behaviour for HIV among general population: a metastasis in methodology. AIDS 2000; 14(9):1277-1279.

Lau JTF, Wong WS. Behavioural surveillance of sexually related risk behaviours for the cross-border traveller population in Hong Kong: the evaluation of the overall effectiveness of relevant prevention programmes by comparing the results of two surveillance surveys. International Journal of STD & AIDS 2000; 11(11):719-727.

Lau JTF, Yu A. The choice between Chinese medicine and western medicine practitioners by Hong Kong adolescents. American Journal of Chinese Medicine 2000; 28 (1):131-9

Woo J, Ho SC, Yu LM, Lau JTF. An estimate of long-term care needs and identification of risk factors for institutionalization among Hong Kong Chinese aged 70 years and over. Journal of Gerontology (Med. Sc.) 2000; 55(2):M64-69

Yi, H. (2000). Coming out: 300 Q&A about Korean gay and lesbian people. Seoul, Korea: Park Young-Yul Publishing House.  [In addition to the translation of E. Marcus. (1999). Is it a choice?: Answers to 300 of the most frequently asked questions about gay and lesbian people. San Francisco: HarperCollins, the author wrote parts on Korean homosexuality]

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