Li-Ting Huang

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SCOPE Traditional medicinal herbs are increasingly used as alternative therapies in patients with inflammatory diseases. Here we evaluated the effect of Wedelia chinensis, a medicinal herb commonly used in Asia, on the prevention of dextran sulfate sodium (DSS)-induced acute colitis in mice. General safety and the effect of different extraction methods on(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the effect of sedative music on the different stages of the sleep cycle in young adults with various sleep latencies by using polysomnography (PSG). DESIGN Prospective, randomized, controlled, crossover study. SETTING Sleep center of a teaching hospital. PARTICIPANTS Young adults with different sleep latencies. Poor sleepers(More)
The purpose of this study was to explore a substantial phenomenon related to flow experiences (immersion) in text-based interaction systems. Most previous research emphasizes the effects of challenge/skill, focused attention, telepresence, web characteristics, and systems' interface design on users' flow experiences in online environments. However,(More)
Email archives contain rich information about how we interact with different contacts and how events evolve throughout time. Making sense of the archived messages can be a good way to understand how things evolved and progressed in the past. Although much work has been devoted to email visualization, most work has focused on presenting one of the two(More)
Although various pharmacological activities of the shikonins have been documented, understanding the hierarchical regulation of these diverse bioactivities at the genome level is unsubstantiated. In this study, through cross examination between transcriptome and microRNA array analyses, we predicted that topical treatment of shikonin in vivo affects(More)
Damage-associated molecular patterns (DAMPs) are associated with immunogenic cell death and have the ability to enhance maturation and antigen presentation of dendritic cells (DCs). Specific microtubule-depolymerizing agents (MDAs) such as colchicine have been shown to confer anti-cancer activity and also trigger activation of DCs. In this study, we(More)
BACKGROUND Stroke patients are at particular risk for developing pulmonary embolism (PE), which is a cardiovascular emergency associated with a high mortality rate. Little information is available on symptomatic PE in Asian stroke patients. OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of symptomatic PE in ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke patients; to identify(More)
Trust building for consumers has been a main stream of research in e-commerce. However, little research pays attention to how consumers treat the revealed information about warranty, privacy statement, assurance, and related statements. Although this information is provided in real-world settings, their effectiveness has not been fully understood. This(More)
In order to induce new comers’confidence in on-line transaction, e-tailers provide trustworthy information in the web sites, such as warranty, privacy policies, assurance, and related statements. Nonetheless, the effectiveness of this information has not been fully understood. An artificial legal consultation service website was built to assist look into(More)