Shu-Chi Chiang

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Background: Amelioration effect of Auricularia polytricha water extract (AP) on hepatic injury in an animal model of NAFLD was investigated. Methods: Forty six-week-old Wistar rats were housed and thirty-two fed ten percent lard high-fat diet to induce NAFLD. After eight weeks of induction, animals were divided into five groups of eight rats each: normal(More)
BACKGROUND Mild intermittent hypoxia has been considered a potential approach to induce respiratory neuroplasticity. OBJECTIVE The purpose of the present study was to investigate whether mild acute intermittent hypoxia can improve breathing function in a clinically relevant spinal cord injury animal model. METHODS Adult male rats received laminectomy or(More)
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