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Weather as an effective predictor for occurrence of dengue fever in Taiwan.
We evaluated the impacts of weather variability on the occurrence of dengue fever in a major metropolitan city, Kaohsiung, in southern Taiwan using time-series analysis. Autoregressive integratedExpand
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Clinical Significance and Mechanism of Gas Formation of Pyogenic Liver Abscess Due to Klebsiella pneumoniae
ABSTRACT We enrolled 22 patients with gas-forming pyogenic liver abscess in a study to assess the mechanism of gas formation. Klebsiella pneumoniae was cultured from specimens from all patients. GasExpand
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Higher temperature and urbanization affect the spatial patterns of dengue fever transmission in subtropical Taiwan.
Our study conducted spatial analysis to examine how temperature and other environmental factors might affect dengue fever distributions, and to forecast areas with potential risk for dengue feverExpand
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Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorder among Workers in Taiwan: A Nationwide Study
Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorder among Workers in Taiwan: A Nationwide Study: How‐Ran Guo, et al. Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Medical College, National Cheng KungExpand
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Prognostic Significance of Co-expression of RON and MET Receptors in Node-Negative Breast Cancer Patients
Purpose: RON and MET belong to a subfamily of tyrosine kinase receptors. They both can induce invasive growth, including migration, cell dissociation, and matrix invasion. Cross-linking experimentsExpand
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Diseases Caused by Enterovirus 71 Infection
The purpose of this review was to explore the epidemiology, pathogenesis, virology, and management of enterovirus 71 (EV71) infection. Published literature was surveyed by Medline using the keywordExpand
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Dietary Arsenic Intake in Taiwanese Districts with Elevated Arsenic in Drinking Water
Inorganic arsenic in dietary staples (i.e., yams and rice) may have substantially contributed to exposure and adverse health effects observed in an endemic Taiwanese population historically exposedExpand
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Characteristics of Pyogenic Liver Abscess Patients With and Without Diabetes Mellitus
OBJECTIVES:Pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) is relatively common in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM), but it is unclear whether there are differences between patients with and without DM. WeExpand
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Interleukin‐17‐producing cell infiltration in the breast cancer tumour microenvironment is a poor prognostic factor
Interleukin‐17 (IL‐17) is a proinflammatory cytokine that is most prominently produced by T‐helper type 17 (Th17) cells, a distinct CD4+ T‐helper cell subset. The aim of this study was to investigateExpand
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Presentations of patients of poisoning and predictors of poisoning-related fatality: Findings from a hospital-based prospective study
BackgroundPoisoning is a significant public health problem worldwide and is one of the most common reasons for visiting emergency departments (EDs), but factors that help to predict overallExpand
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