Ping‐Chang Kuo

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The effectiveness of rabbit interferon in suppressing atherosclerosis was evaluated in rabbits fed a diet containing 1% cholesterol. Ten male New Zealand White rabbits received intramuscular injections of 1 million units of interferon twice a week, while a control group of 10 rabbits received injections of buffer. Both groups had average serum cholesterol(More)
The aim of this study was to determine whether the nitric oxide (NO) synthase inhibitor, N(g)-nitro-L-arginine-methyl-ester (L-NAME), reverses the effects of acute hyperglycaemia on gastric emptying and antropyloroduodenal (APD) motility. The study had a four-way randomized crossover (hyperglycaemia vs euglycaemia; L-NAME vs placebo) design in a clinical(More)
BACKGROUND Stroke is a leading cause of death in the world. In >80% of strokes, the initial acute phase of ischemic injury is due to the occlusion of a blood vessel resulting in severe focal hypoperfusion, excitotoxicity, and oxidative damage. Interferon-β (IFNβ), a cytokine with immunomodulatory properties, was approved by the US Food and Drug(More)
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