Yi-Cheng Hou

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The impacts from the bupropion on the brain structures have seldom been mentioned in the literature. The bupropion is a kind of antidepressant with dual action in the norepinephrine and dopamine receptors. Here we have a case to share about the bupropion-related effects in the brain structure.
Case Report “Mrs. L” is a 58-year-old, female, first-episode, drug-naïve PD patient with the following panic symptoms for 6 months: unexplained abdominal pain, gastrointestinal upset, dyspepsia, chest tightness, palpitations, dizziness, and limb numbness. These symptoms occurred suddenly and exacerbated progressively within 10 minutes. She had significant(More)
PURPOSE To assess the existence of alterations in the micro-integrity of the fasciculus in prediabetic subjects. The issue of micro-integrity in white matter tracts has not been adequately addressed in prediabetes. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty-four prediabetic subjects and 54 controls were enrolled. All participants completed 24-hour diet records and 3-day(More)
OBJECTIVE To establish a rat model of hyperthyroidism Yin-deficiency. METHODS SD rats separate male and female were randomly divided into four groups, a total of eight groups, each with six. The first group for the control group, 2 to 4 for the experimental drug-treated group, including thyroid-low, medium and high-dose group. In addition to the first(More)
OBJECTIVE This is an Asian study, which was designed to examine the correlations between biochemical data and food composition of diabetic patients in Taiwan. METHODS One hundred and seventy Taiwanese diabetic patients were enrolled. The correlations between biochemical data and diet composition (from 24-hour recall of intake food) of these patients were(More)
The selective melatonin receptor agonism effect of ramelteon is useful for insomnia. Here we wanted to present a refractory chronic migraine case, who had significant improvements in migraine after using ramelteon. The possible mechanism for the ramelteon in the migraine relief might be related to melatonin effects.