Yau Ming Lai

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Some protein pharmaceuticals from Chinese medicine have been developed to treat cardiovascular diseases, genetic diseases, and cancer. Bioactive proteins with various pharmacological properties have been successfully isolated from animals such as Hirudo medicinalis (medicinal leech), Eisenia fetida (earthworm), and Mesobuthus martensii (Chinese scorpion),(More)
Osthole has been found to restore bone mass in preclinical osteoporotic models. In the present study, we investigated the effects of osthole on bone fracture repair in mice. Adult C57BL/6 mice were subjected to transverse femoral fractures and administrated orally with 20 mg/kg osthole and vehicle solvent daily from week 1 post-operation. Fracture callus(More)
Interskeletal Variation of Bone Mineral Density, Geometry and Microstructure in Long Bone Shafts under Habitual Loading Yau Ming Lai1, Ling Qin2, Kwong Man Lee2, Chun Wai Chan2, Kai Ming Chan2 1Department of Health Technology and Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China; 2Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The Chinese(More)
Computed radiography (CR) and a combined ultrasound (US) approach involving two-dimensional (2-D) and three-dimensional (3-D) ultrasonography with ultrasonometry were employed to evaluate their respective efficacies in monitoring bone regeneration during rabbit tibial distraction osteogenesis (DO). Results demonstrated that 2-D and 3-D ultrasonography(More)
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