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Cancer risks in a population with prolonged low dose-rate γ-radiation exposure in radiocontaminated buildings, 1983 – 2002
- S. Hwang, H. Guo, +7 authors W. Chang
- Medicine, Biology
- International journal of radiation biology
- 1 January 2006
Purpose: To assess cancer risks in a population that received prolonged low dose-rate γ-irradiation for about 10 years as a result of occupying buildings containing 60Co-contaminated steel in Taiwan.… Expand
Hyperuricaemia and accelerated reduction in renal function
Objectives: Hyperuricaemia has been linked to reduced renal function, and evidence indicates that it may be associated with acceleration of the decline in glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and… Expand
Identification of a novel antimicrobial peptide, scolopendin 1, derived from centipede Scolopendra subspinipes mutilans and its antifungal mechanism.
In this study, a novel antimicrobial peptide, scolopendin 1, was identified from adult centipedes, Scolopendra subspinipes mutilans using RNA sequencing. Scolopendin 1 exerted an antimicrobial… Expand
Validation of the traditional Chinese version of the Menopausal Rating Scale with WHOQOL-BREF
- H. Wu, S-h Wen, J. Hwang, S. Huang
- Climacteric : the journal of the International…
- 15 July 2015
Abstract Objective To assess the criterion validity, construct validity and test–retest reliability of the traditional Chinese language version of the Menopause Rating Scale (MRS-TC version). Methods… Expand
Interaction of Ets-1 with HDAC1 Represses IL-10 Expression in Th1 Cells
IL-10 is a multifunctional cytokine that plays a crucial role in immunity and tolerance. IL-10 is produced by diverse immune cell types, including B cells and subsets of T cells. Although Th1 produce… Expand
Gout and risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Objectives: To investigate the association between gout and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Methods: The study subjects were participants in a health-screening programme at Chang Gung… Expand
Financial burden of national health insurance for treating patients with transfusion-dependent thalassemia in Taiwan
The thalassemias are a heterogeneous group of inherited hypochromic anemias of varying severity. The mainstay of supportive treatment is regular blood transfusion accompanied by iron-chelating… Expand
Effects of cloned-cattle meat on reproductive physiology in rats.
- S. Hwang, N. Lee, +7 authors H-H Seong
- Biology, Medicine
- Animal : an international journal of animal…
- 1 February 2010
The influence of the cloned-cattle meat diets upon reproduction in mammals was rarely studied. This study was performed to analyze the effects of the diets containing cloned-cattle (Korean native… Expand
Delayed hematopoietic recovery after auto-SCT in patients receiving arsenic trioxide-based therapy for acute promyelocytic leukemia: a multi-center analysis
A potential link between arsenic (ATO)-based therapy and delayed hematopoietic recovery after autologous hematopoietic SCT (HSCT) for acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) has previously been reported.… Expand
Changing social contact patterns under tropical weather conditions relevant for the spread of infectious diseases.
Weather conditions and social contact patterns provide some clues to understanding year-round influenza epidemics in the tropics. Recent studies suggest that contact patterns may direct influenza… Expand