Oh Jeong Kwon

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Although asthma is considered to be an inflammatory disease of the airways, neural mechanisms remain very important. Neural control of airways is far more complex than has been previously recognized. In addition to the classic neural pathways, the nonadrenergic, noncholinergic pathway has been described in the airways of animals and humans. Neuropeptides(More)
Sibjotang (Shizaotang), traditional herbal medicine formula, which was first documented in the Shanghanlun, has long been prescribed for the treatment of impairment of the body fluid homeostasis. The purpose of the present study was to identify the effects of Sibjotang on the secretion of a cardiac hormone, atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP), one of the main(More)
It is important to reduce poststroke depression (PSD) to improve the stroke outcomes and quality of life in stroke patients, but the underlying mechanisms of PSD are not completely understood. As many studies implicate dysregulation of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in the etiology of major depression and stroke, we compared the cortisol awakening(More)
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