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Two decades of universal hepatitis B vaccination in taiwan: impact and implication for future strategies.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Following the world's first successful implementation of a universal hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination program for infants in Taiwan 20 years ago, we performed this study toExpand
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A novel accelerator for improving the handling properties of dental filling materials.
INTRODUCTION Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) fulfills many of the ideal properties of a root end filling material and repair material for furcal perforation. However, its low cohesive property oftenExpand
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Interaction between tumour necrosis factor-α gene polymorphisms and substance use on risk of betel quid-related oral and pharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma in Taiwan.
OBJECTIVE Betel quid (BQ) components induce the secretion of tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) in oral keratinocytes, which promotes oral mucosal inflammation and oral cancer. This study wasExpand
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Effects of a novel hydration accelerant on the biological and mechanical properties of white mineral trioxide aggregate.
INTRODUCTION The objective of this study was to investigate the antibacterial, biocompatibility, and mechanical properties of mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) set using a calcium lactate gluconateExpand
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Prevalence of and factors associated with fewer than 20 remaining teeth in Taiwanese adults with disabilities: a community-based cross-sectional study
Objectives To examine the prevalence of and the factors associated with a number of remaining teeth (NRT) <20 among adults with disabilities. Design A community-based, cross-sectional descriptiveExpand
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Iron oxide/gold core/shell nanoparticles for ultrasensitive detection of carbohydrate-protein interactions.
Changes in the expression of cell surface glycan are often associated with malignant metastasis. The expression level may be dramatically enhanced during tumor progression. A highly sensitive assayExpand
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Dual Inhibition of PIK3C3 and FGFR as a New Therapeutic Approach to Treat Bladder Cancer
Purpose: MPT0L145 has been developed as a FGFR inhibitor exhibiting significant anti-bladder cancer activity in vitro and in vivo via promoting autophagy-dependent cell death. Here, we aim toExpand
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Influence of calcium hydroxide dressing and acid etching on the push-out bond strengths of three luting resins to root canal dentin
ObjectivesThis study aims to investigate the effects of calcium hydroxide (Ca(OH)2) dressing in root canals and the effects of subsequent acid etching on the adhesion of luting resins to rootExpand
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Salmonella as a Vaccine Vector for Influenza Virus
Salmonella have many advantages as a vaccine delivery vector, they are easy to produce, easy to administer (orally), and able to elicit humoral immunity which induces serum and secretory IgAExpand
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Extended lamivudine therapy against hepatitis B virus infection in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients.
Lamivudine has demonstrated efficacy in the treatment and prevention of hepatitis B virus (HBV) reactivation after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). However, most of these studiesExpand
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