Ming Fu Li

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Melatonin protects against hippocampal injury induced by intermittent hypoxia (IH). IH-induced oxidative stress is associated with decreases in constitutive production of nitric oxide (NO) and in the activity of large conductance calcium-activated potassium (BK) channels in hippocampal neurons. We tested the hypothesis that administration of melatonin(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the use of electroneurography (ENOG) as a prognostic indicator in Bell's Palsy for Chinese patients in Hong Kong. STUDY DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING Tertiary referral outpatient center. PATIENTS Sixty-three consecutive patients with a diagnosis of Bell's Palsy in Tuen Mun Hospital, Hong Kong, from January 1995 to January(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The association between the presence of cerebral microbleeds (CMBs) and serum vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) levels in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) was investigated. METHODS Consecutive AD patients who underwent magnetic resonance examination with susceptibility-weighted imaging (SWI) were prospectively(More)
Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is a non-protein amino acid that accumulates in a number of plant species under various environmental stresses. In this paper, the ability of applied GABA for the alleviation of NaCl stress was investigated in view of growth parameters, gas exchange, photosynthetic pigments, chlorophyll fluorescence, activities of antioxidant(More)
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