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Arsenic in drinking water and adverse pregnancy outcome in an arseniasis-endemic area in northeastern Taiwan.
The well water in Lanyang Basin, which is located in the northeastern portion of Taiwan island, was found to have high levels of arsenic ranging from undetectable levels (<0.15 ppb) to 3.59 ppm. WeExpand
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Effects of Air Pollution on Birth Weight Among Children Born Between 1995 and 1997 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Recent studies have suggested that exposure to air pollution might be associated with low birth weight. The effects of sulfur dioxide (SO 2 ) and particulate matter less than 10 w m (PM 10 ) wereExpand
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Effects of Asian Dust Storm Events on Daily Admissions for Asthma in Taipei, Taiwan
In spring, windblown dust storms originating in the deserts of Mongolia and China make their way to Taipei city. These occurrences are known as Asian dust storm (ADS) events. The objective of thisExpand
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Short-Term Effects of Fine Particulate Air Pollution on Hospital Admissions for Cardiovascular Diseases: A Case-Crossover Study in a Tropical City
This study was undertaken to determine whether there was an association between fine particles (PM2.5) levels and hospital admissions for cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. HospitalExpand
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Air pollution and hospital admissions for cardiovascular disease in Taipei, Taiwan.
This study was undertaken to determine whether there is an association between air pollutants levels and hospital admissions for cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in Taipei, Taiwan. Hospital admissionsExpand
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Use of proton pump inhibitors increased the risk of hip fracture: a population‐based case–control study
To investigate whether the use of proton pump inhibitor (PPIs) was associated with an increased risk of hip fracture.
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Fine Particulate Air Pollution and Hospital Admissions for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Case-Crossover Study in Taipei
We undertook this study to investigate whether there is an association between atmospheric fine particles (PM2.5) levels and inpatient admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) inExpand
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Micromachined polymerase chain reaction system for multiple DNA amplification of upper respiratory tract infectious diseases.
This paper presents a micro polymerase chain reaction (PCR) chip for the DNA-based diagnosis of microorganism genes and the detection of their corresponding antibiotic-resistant genes. The micro PCRExpand
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Statins increase the risk of prostate cancer: A population‐based case–control study
Experimental studies have shown that statins have potential protective effects against cancer. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the use of statins was associated with prostate cancerExpand
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