Hui Yuan Yao

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SETTING The tuberculosis (TB) epidemic situation is both a public health problem and a socio-economic issue in China. OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of socio-economic development and of the TB control strategy on the TB epidemic in China. METHODS Based on the four National Epidemiological Surveys of TB and the indices of socio-economic development in(More)
These experiments examined the role of two major amygdala afferent-efferent pathways--the stria terminalis (ST) and the ventral amygdalofugal pathway (VAF)--in mediating the effects, on memory storage, of post-training intra-amygdala injections of norepinephrine (NE) and subcutaneous (s.c.) injections of epinephrine (E). Rats with either ST lesions or VAF(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY To investigate the hypoglycemic effects of Vaccinium bracteatum Thunb. leaves (VBTL) extract in streptozotocin-induced diabetic mice. MATERIALS AND METHODS After administration of VBTL extract for 4 weeks, the body weight, organ weight, blood glucose (BG), insulin and plasma lipid levels of streptozotocin-induced diabetic mice were(More)
To investigate the effect of mannose on lipopolysaccharide (LPS) induced acute lung injury (ALI) in rats. Ten groups of Sprague–Dawley rats were used: 1) the control group received an intratracheal instillation of saline, 2) the LPS group received an intratracheal instillation of LPS (3 mg/kg), 3–6) the mannose groups were injected i.v. with 15, 45, 135,(More)
AIMS The pathology of the placentas delivered from pregnant women who had severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Hong Kong was studied. METHODS The pathology of the placentas was retrospectively studied in detail and compared with control sets. The clinical data of the women and neonates were also reviewed. RESULTS A total of seven placentas were(More)
The effects of concentrated carrot protein (CCP) containing 15.4% (w/w) carrot (Daucus carota) antifreeze protein on texture properties of frozen dough and volatile compounds of crumb were studied. CCP supplementation lowered the freezable water content of the dough, resulting in some beneficial effects including holding loaf volume steadily and making the(More)
The antidepressant effects of 5 OSP (TRH, KTP, CHP, gamma DGG, and AGF) were studied with two behavior despair models in mice. Only CHP was shown to decrease the spontaneous motor activity of mice, the others almost showed no effect in open field test. TRH significantly shortened the immobility produced by tail suspension test and the persistent immobility(More)
Using the guidelines of health economic evaluation reporting is conducive to regulating the contents of this reporting, improving the quality of studies into health economics evaluation. This article summarized the history of the guidelines and specified the instrument used to study " Quality of Health Economic Studies (QHES)" and the checklist about(More)