Yu-Lin Huang

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BACKGROUND People with major depressive disorder who fail to respond to adequate trials of antidepressant treatment may harbour hidden bipolar disorder. AIMS We aimed to compare the rates of a change in diagnosis to bipolar disorder among people with major depressive disorder with stratified responses to antidepressants during an 8-year follow-up period.(More)
INTRODUCTION The association of idiopathic inflammatory myositis (IIM) and malignancies has been reported, but rarely in Asian countries. Our aim was to investigate the risk of cancer among IIM patients without a prior history of malignancies, in Taiwan. METHODS We conducted a nationwide cohort study of 1,012 patients with dermatomyositis (DM) and 643(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Major depressive disorder (MDD) is characterized by recurrent depressive episodes and one of the treatment choices is antidepressants. Patients with MDD are at greater risk of developing major metabolic diseases that may in turn lead to stroke. Moreover, both depressive symptoms and taking antidepressant medications are associated(More)
OBJECTIVES A correct interpretation of sensitization to common allergens is critical in determining susceptibility to allergic diseases. The aim of this study was to investigate the patterns of sensitization to food and inhalant allergens, and their relation to the development of atopic diseases in early childhood. METHODS Children aged 0 through 4 years(More)
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