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Factors influencing medication adherence in patients with heart failure.
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to explore factors influencing adherence to the prescribed medical regimen in patients with heart failure (HF). METHODS A convenience sample of 7 women andExpand
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Advanced seamless vertical handoff architecture for WiMAX and WiFi heterogeneous networks with QoS guarantees
This paper includes new approaches and architecture among Packet Translation, QoS Mapping, Bandwidth Borrowing Management and Vertical Handoff Protocol with a view to achieve the goal, that is, an advanced seamless heterogeneous wireless networks. Expand
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Local Heating in Nanoscale Conductors
We report first-principles calculations of local heating in nanoscale junctions formed by a single molecule and a gold point contact. Due to the lower current density and larger heat dissipation, theExpand
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Antioxidant activities of aqueous leaf extracts of Toona sinensis on free radical-induced endothelial cell damage.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE In Taiwan, Toona sinensis (Toona sinensis) is well known as a traditional Chinese medicine, while the underlying pharmacological mechanisms of this drug are still aExpand
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New cytotoxic cyclobutanoid amides, a new furanoid lignan and anti-platelet aggregation constituents from Piper arborescens.
Three new cyclobutanoid amides with trans-trans-trans configurations, piperarborenine C, piperarborenine D and piperarborenine E, and a new furanoid lignan, (+)-arborone, together with twelve knownExpand
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Berberine, an isoquinoline alkaloid, inhibits the metastatic potential of breast cancer cells via Akt pathway modulation.
Berberine (BBR) is a natural alkaloid with significant antitumor activities against many types of cancer cells. In this study, we investigated the molecular mechanisms by which BBR repressed theExpand
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Clarification of the phenotypic characteristics and anti-tumor activity of Hedyotis diffusa.
Hedyotis diffusa Willd. (Rubiaceae) is an important folk herb used to prevent and cure hepatitis and liver cancer in Taiwan. For differentiation of H. diffusa from counterfeits, macroscopic andExpand
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Lignans, an amide and anti-platelet activities from Piper philippinum.
Investigation of the stem extract of Piper philippinum led to isolation of eight compounds, piperphilippinins I-VI (1-6), philippinamide (7), and (+)-bornyl caffeate (8), together with 26 knownExpand
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Cytotoxic flavonoids and new chromenes from Ficus formosana f. formosana.
Two new chromenes, ficuformodiol A and ficuformodiol B, and nine known compounds including one chromene, spatheliachromen, six flavonoids, obovatin, carpachromene ( 5), apigenin ( 6), norartocarpetinExpand
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Isobutylamides from the fruit of Zanthoxylum integrifoliolum
Abstract Investigation of the fruit of Zanthoxylum integrifoliolum led to the isolation of three new isobutylamides, lanyuamide I–III and six known isobutylamides, tetrahydrobungeanool, γ-sanshool,Expand
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