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)
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)
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)
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