Yu-Lin Huang

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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)
CD133 has been identified as a potential cancer stem cell (CSC) marker in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). However, the clinical and prognostic significance of CD133 in NSCLC remains controversial. In this study, a meta-analysis with a total number of 13 studies was performed to clarify the association between CD133 expression and clinical outcomes in(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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