Chang Sok So

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A random population sample survey in Singapore 1975 revealed that a relatively high proportion of active pulmonary tuberculosis patients remained undiagnosed, mainly in the older age groups. Previous studies disclosed the cause to the lack of symptoms of concern in these patients. A new programme was devised to discover hidden elderly patients by mass chest(More)
The effects of the herbal prescription youkongdan (YKD) on memory performance of rodents following cerebral ischemia/reperfusion and scopolamine administration were measured and compared to the age-related changes in mRNA expression induced by dietary supplementation of YKD. Following ischemia, YKD decreased neuronal cell loss in the CA1 region of rat(More)
The maximum concentrations (ppb) of heavy metals in the mine drainage (pH: down to 3.3) of Chonam-ri creek in the abandoned Kwangyang gold-silver mine, South Korea, are 22600 Zn, 2810 Cu, 182 Cd, and 109 Pb. A small, limestone-infused retention pond, about 440 meters downstream from the waste dump, plays an important role in the removal of heavy metals: the(More)