Shuo J. Wang

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BACKGROUND The Internet provides tremendous opportunities for innovative research, but few publications on the use of the Internet for recruiting study participants exist. This paper summarizes our experiences from 2 studies in which we attempted to recruit teenagers on the Internet for a questionnaire study to evaluate a smoking-cessation website. (More)
Being touched by another person influences our readiness to empathize with and support that person. We asked whether this influence arises from somatosensory experience, the proximity to the person and/or an attribution of the somatosensory experience to the person. Moreover, we were interested in whether and how touch affects the processing of ensuing(More)
Cerebral vascular disease is very common in the elderly and is one of the most dangerous diseases which is hazardous to the body's health, and it is the medical specialists' study hot spot not only in the clinical field but also in the medical basic research field. Neural regeneration has been paid more and more attention in recent years. Nogo's function in(More)
Kombucha is a health tonic. D-saccharic acid-1,4-lactone (DSL), a component of kombucha, inhibits the activity of glucuronidase, an enzyme indirectly related with cancers. To date, there is no efficient method to determine the content of DSL in kombucha samples. In this paper, we report a rapid and simple method for the separation and determination of DSL(More)
In this study, carbon nanotubes (CNTs)/TiO2 composite were prepared and the sonophotocatalytic activity of CNTs/TiO2 nanoparticles was investigated, in which methyl orange (MO) was chosen as an object. The results indicate that the photocatalytic efficiency of CNTs/TiO2 remarkable increases in the presence of ultrasound, and the sonophotocatalysis process(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the efficacy and safety of Chinese herbal medicines in the treatment of patients with vascular dementia. DATA RETRIEVAL We retrieved publications from Cochrane Library (2004 to July 2011), PubMed (1966 to July 2011), the Chinese Science and Technique Journals Database (1977 to July 2011), the China National Knowledge(More)
The stem of Cynomorium songaricum is a traditional Chinese medicine reputed to have tonic effects. C. coccineum growing in northern Africa and the Mediterranean region is regarded in Arabian medical practice as the "treasure of drugs". The major constituents of Cynomorium plants have been revealed to be phenolic compounds, steroids, triterpenes, etc.(More)
Aerobic granules technology (AGS) was difficult to cultivate at low temperature, and the treatment efficiency of domestic sewage was remarkably low because of low temperature, which greatly limits its development and application. AGS formation time significantly decreased for 43 days by adding 19.0 mg/L Mg(2+) and 21.0 mg/L Al(3+), moreover, AGS possessed(More)