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Association of estrogen receptor 1 intron 1 C/T polymorphism in Korean vitiligo patients.
BACKGROUND Vitiligo is a common disease characterized by cutaneous white maculae due to loss of melanocytes. It is a polygenic disease, however, the exact pathogenesis of vitiligo is not yet known.Expand
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Evaluation of the cun measurement system of acupuncture point location.
Locating acupuncture points reliably and reproducibly is indispensable for the scientific research of acupuncture and for assuring the best care of patients. Unreliable point location can produceExpand
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Interleukin 4 receptor is associated with an increase in body mass index in Koreans.
A body of evidence indicates obesity is an inflammatory state with chronic activation of the immune system. The interleukin 4 receptor (IL4R) single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP), rs 180275 (1902A>G)Expand
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Evaluation of a Apo-1/Fas promoter polymorphism in Korean stroke patients
Apoptosis has been implicated in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases such as stroke and Alzheimer's disease. Apo-1/Fas gene is one of the mediators of apoptosis in stroke. MvaIExpand
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Pinelliae Rhizoma herbal-acupuncture solution induced apoptosis in human cervical cancer cells, SNU-17.
Pinelliae Rhizoma has been used traditionally in Korea to promote the liver Qi activity and the function of the digestive system. We investigated whether the Pinelliae Rhizoma herbal-acupunctureExpand
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Acupuncture for low back pain due to spondylolisthesis: study protocol for a randomized controlled pilot trial
BackgroundSpondylolisthesis is the major cause of refractory low back pain. There are many studies of the surgical treatment of spondylolisthesis, but few of conservative treatments. There is also noExpand
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IL4 receptor polymorphism is associated with increased risk of sudden deafness in Korean population.
The interleukin 4 receptor (IL4R) polymorphism Q576R (rs 180275) has been well known to be associated with atopy and other inflammatory diseases. A single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) A > GExpand
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Protective effect of Acanthopanax senticosus against ethanol-induced apoptosis of human neuroblastoma cell line SK-N-MC.
The protective effect of Acanthopanax senticosus (AS) against ethanol (EtOH)-induced apoptosis of the human neuroblastoma cell line SK-N-MC was investigated viaExpand
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Analgesic effects by electroacupuncture were decreased in inducible nitric oxide synthase knockout mice
Abstract Background: This study was designed to investigate the involvement of inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) in electroacupuncture (EA)-induced analgesia. Methods: Two and 100 Hz EAExpand
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The Scavenging Effect on Nitric Oxide in Carthami Flos Herbal-Acupunture Solution
Objectives : Free radical metabolism seems to occupy a remarkably common position in the mechanisms of aging and aging related disease. Oxidative damage to DNA, lipids. proteins and other moleculesExpand
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