Shao-can Tang

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Progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated demyelinating disease in which both imbalanced T helper (Th) subsets and aberrant cytokine profiles have been found. Interleukin-27 (IL-27), a cytokine with pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory effects, plays pleiotropic roles in immunomodulation. In the present study, plasma levels of IL-27,(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical therapeutic effect of electric acupuncture (EA) at Sishencong (EX-HN 1) on insomnia. METHODS Two hundred and seventy-six patients were randomly assigned to 2 groups, 138 in each group, the EA group treated with EA at Sishencong, and the control group with oral administration of Tianmeng Capsule. The treatment course for(More)
BACKGROUND IL-17A G197A and IL-17F A7488G gene polymorphisms are found to be associated with the risk of several diseases, however few studies have focused on their correlation with risk of liver cirrhosis (LC). AIMS The aim of this study was to assess the impact of IL-17A G197A and IL-17F A7488G gene polymorphisms on development of LC from chronic(More)
OBJECTIVE To conduct a meta-analysis for the correlation between cytochrome P450 4F2 (CYP4F2) rs2108622 (V433M) gene polymorphism and ischemic stroke. METHODS We retrieved the case-control studies on the correlation between CYP4F2 V433M polymorphism and ischemic stroke included in domestic and international databases before January 2015 and selected the(More)
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