Sheng-Lin Chiao

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BACKGROUND Perennial allergic rhinitis (AR) is a common health problem with a high prevalence rate of 43.6% in Taiwan. In our previous study, a mixed formula of Chinese herbs consisted of Xin-yi-san, Xiao-ging-long-tang, and Xiang-sha-liu-jun-zi-tang, exerted diverse immunomodulatory effects in the treatment of patients with perennial allergic rhinitis. (More)
The effects of 14 non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)--naproxen, ibuprofen, mefenamic acid, ketoprofen, indomethacin, fenoprofen, diclofenac sodium, aspirin, salicylic acid, piroxicam, sulindac, fenbufen, flurbiprofen and benzydamine, on the plasma protein binding of thiopental and the clinical consequences of such interactions were studied. Four(More)
Introduction. Intradialytic hypotension (IDH) is a common complication during hemodialysis which may increase mortality risks. Low dose of Korean red ginseng (KRG) has been reported to increase blood pressure. Whether KRG can improve hemodynamic stability during hemodialysis has not been examined. Methods. The 8-week study consisted of two phases:(More)
Ten patients with rheumatoid arthritis entered this open study to investigate the clinical and immunological effects of cyclosporin-A (CsA) on rheumatoid arthritis. A dosage of 2.5mg/kg/day was used, and each patient was examined every two weeks. The clinical assessment was performed on the basis of the number of painful and swollen joints, the duration of(More)
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