Song-Seng Loke

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PURPOSE We aimed to investigate the association of body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) with cardiometabolic risk. METHODS In this cross-sectional study, 21,038 men and 15,604 women who participated in a health check-up were included. RESULTS In both men and women, the area under the curve (AUC) of WHtR was(More)
BACKGROUND Many patients with advanced cancer will develop physical and psychological symptoms related to their disease. These symptoms are infrequently treated by conventional care. Palliative care programs have been developed to fill this gap in care. However, there are limited beds in hospice units. To allow more terminal cancer patients to receive care(More)
BACKGROUND Seizures are important neurological complications of ischemic stroke. There is a need to further clarify the risk factors of seizures following ischemic stroke and predict those who will require treatment. METHODS One hundred and forty-three (143) first-time ischemic stroke patients were enrolled in this one-year (2002) retrospective study.(More)
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