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A double-blind placebo-controlled study of the effectiveness and tolerability of oral stevioside in human hypertension.
- P. Chan, B. Tomlinson, Y. J. Chen, J. C. Liu, M. Hsieh, J. T. Cheng
- British journal of clinical pharmacology
- 1 September 2000
AIMS Stevioside is a natural plant glycoside isolated from the plant Stevia rebaudiana which has been commercialized as a sweetener in Japan for more than 20 years. Previous animal studies have shown… Expand
The effect of stevioside on blood pressure and plasma catecholamines in spontaneously hypertensive rats.
Stevioside is a sweet-tasting glycoside, composed of stevia, a diterpenic carboxylic alcohol with three glucose molecules, mainly used as a substitute for non-alcoholic sweetener. It has previously… Expand
The Effects of Dietary Biotite V Supplementation as an Alternative Substance to Antibiotics in Growing Pigs
This study was conducted to investigate the effects of Biotite V supplementation on growth performance, nutrients digestibility and blood constituents and to evaluate whether Biotite V could replace… Expand
The effects of dietary Biotite V supplementation on growth performance, nutrients digestibility and fecal noxious gas content in finishing pigs
Two experiments were conducted to evaluate the effects of dietary Biotite V (BV) supplementation on growth performance, nutrients digestibility and fecal noxious gas content in finishing pigs. In… Expand
Inhibitory effect of stevioside on calcium influx to produce antihypertension.
- C. Lee, K. L. Wong, J. C. Liu, Y. J. Chen, J. T. Cheng, P. Chan
- Medicine, Chemistry
- Planta medica
- 1 December 2001
Stevioside is a sweet-tasting glycoside occurring abundantly in the leaves of Stevia rebaudiana (Compositae). It has been used popularly in Japan and Brazil as a sugar substitute for decades.… Expand
Effects of dopamine agonist, bromocriptine, and some dopamine antagonists on ocular blood flow.
A dopamine agonist, bromocriptine, and several dopamine antagonists, domperidone, haloperidol, floropipamide and chlofluperol, were studied for their effects on the ocular blood flow. Both… Expand
The Antihypertensive Effect of the Berberine Derivative 6-Protoberberine in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats
- J. Liu, P. Chan, Y. J. Chen, B. Tomlinson, S. H. Hong, J. T. Cheng
- Chemistry, Medicine
- 19 November 1999
Berberine is a natural isoquinoline alkaloid found in plants of the Ranunculaceae and Berberidaceae families. Extracts from berberine-containing plants have been used as traditional Chinese folk… Expand
The in vitro Inhibitory Effect of Tannin Derivatives on 3-Hydroxy-3-Methylglutaryl-Coenzyme A Reductase on Vero Cells
Coronary heart disease is still the major cause of death in industrialized countries. Multiple primary or secondary interventional trials to lower serum cholesterol in humans have resulted in… Expand
Effects of antiglaucoma drugs on ocular blood flow in ocular hypertensive rabbits.
Antiglaucoma drugs were studied systematically on the ocular blood flow in ocular hypertensive rabbits. As expected, pilocarpine, clonidine and acetazolamide were all found to increase the ocular… Expand
Effects of D- and L-isomers of timolol on retinal and choroidal blood flow in ocular hypertensive rabbit eyes.
An ocular hypertensive rabbit eye model was used to study the effect of L- and D-timolol on retinal and choroidal blood flow. Ocular hypertension was induced artificially by raising the intraocular… Expand