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OBJECTIVE To study the cognitive function, its correlation with and the impact on quality of life in epileptic children aged 6-13 years in regular school. METHOD Cognitive function of 172 children with various types of epilepsy were measured using a computerized neuropsychological test battery including six items. Their scores across the(More)
To investigate vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) effect on dendritic cells (DCs) to gastric cancer (GC) cells in vitro involving immune escape mechanism of GC, we observed DC-SIGN (CD209), Ii chain (CD74), MHC-II and collaborative costimulatory molecules CD40, CD80, CD86 expressions in DCs, which co-incubated with GC cells and VIP. Human umbilical cord(More)
According to the reclassification of lung adenocarcinoma (LAC) proposed in 2011, solid predominant lung adenocarcinoma (SPA) has been associated with poor outcomes for LAC patients. However, the prognostic value of the presence of solid subtype remains unclear. Besides, there is little data about the roles of microRNA (miRNA) in solid subtype of LAC. In(More)
BACKGROUND Deer tendons are believed more effective than cattle tendons in tonifying kidney yang (shen yang) and enhancing bone and tendons. This study aims to differentiate the two types of tendons by a loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) test and bone remodeling bioassays. METHODS Internal control primers to detect both types of tendons and(More)
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