Jen Hwey Chiu

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Affiliation: National Yang-Ming University
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Electroacupuncture on PC6 (Neiguan) attenuates ischemia/reperfusion injury in rat hearts
    Meng Ting Tsou
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Chin Med 32:951-65. 2004
  2. pmc Timosaponin AIII Suppresses Hepatocyte Growth Factor-Induced Invasive Activity through Sustained ERK Activation in Breast Cancer MDA-MB-231 Cells
    Chung Hsin Tsai
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, No 155, Section 2, Linong Street, Beitou, Taipei 112, Taiwan Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mackay Memorial Hospital, No 92, Section 2, Zhongshan N Road, Taipei 10449, Taiwan
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2013:421051. 2013
  3. pmc Coprescription of Chinese Herbal Medicine and Western Medications among Prostate Cancer Patients: A Population-Based Study in Taiwan
    Yi Hsien Lin
    School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:147015. 2012
  4. pmc Chemopreventive effect of selenium and Chinese medicinal herbs on N-nitrosobis(2-oxopropyl)amine-induced hepatocellular carcinoma in Syrian hamsters
    Chang Yin Lee
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Liver Int 28:841-55. 2008
  5. pmc How does moxibustion possibly work?
    Jen Hwey Chiu
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, National Yang Ming University, No 155, Section 2, Linong Street, Beitou, Taipei 112, Taiwan Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 115, Taiwan Department of Surgery, Cheng Hsin General Hospital, Taipei 115, Taiwan
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2013:198584. 2013
  6. pmc A Parkinson's disease measurement system using laser lines and a CMOS image sensor
    Rong Seng Chang
    Department of Optics and Photonics, National Central University, 300 Chung Da Rd, Chung Li 32001, Taiwan
    Sensors (Basel) 11:1461-75. 2011
  7. pmc Preconditioning somatothermal stimulation on Qimen (LR14) reduces hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats
    Cheng Chu Hsieh
    Department and Institute of Veterinary Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
    BMC Complement Altern Med 14:18. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Remote pharmacological preconditioning on median nerve territory increases Hsp32 expression and attenuates ischemia-reperfusion injury in rat heart
    Jen Hwey Chiu
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan, ROC
    Life Sci 90:629-36. 2012
  9. pmc Different central manifestations in response to electroacupuncture at analgesic and nonanalgesic acupoints in rats: a manganese-enhanced functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Jen Hwey Chiu
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Number 155, Section 2, Li Nong Street, Peitou, Taipei, 112 Taiwan, Republic of China
    Can J Vet Res 67:94-101. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Preconditioned somatothermal stimulation on median nerve territory increases myocardial heat shock protein 70 and protects rat hearts against ischemia-reperfusion injury
    Jen Hwey Chiu
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:678-85. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Electroacupuncture on PC6 (Neiguan) attenuates ischemia/reperfusion injury in rat hearts
    Meng Ting Tsou
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Chin Med 32:951-65. 2004
    ..05). We conclude that EA on bilateral PC6 (Neiguan) prevents and attenuates I/R injury to the heart, and that this approach may provide an applicable and preventative alternative for patients with ischemic heart disease...
  2. pmc Timosaponin AIII Suppresses Hepatocyte Growth Factor-Induced Invasive Activity through Sustained ERK Activation in Breast Cancer MDA-MB-231 Cells
    Chung Hsin Tsai
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, No 155, Section 2, Linong Street, Beitou, Taipei 112, Taiwan Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mackay Memorial Hospital, No 92, Section 2, Zhongshan N Road, Taipei 10449, Taiwan
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2013:421051. 2013
    ..Conclusion. TAIII suppresses HGF-induced invasive activity in MDA-MB-231 cells via sustained ERK activation...
  3. pmc Coprescription of Chinese Herbal Medicine and Western Medications among Prostate Cancer Patients: A Population-Based Study in Taiwan
    Yi Hsien Lin
    School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:147015. 2012
    ..In conclusion, use of CHM among prostate cancer patients was popular in Taiwan. Most CHMs were used with WM concurrently. The potential drug-herb interactions should be investigated, especially for patients with more prescriptions...
  4. pmc Chemopreventive effect of selenium and Chinese medicinal herbs on N-nitrosobis(2-oxopropyl)amine-induced hepatocellular carcinoma in Syrian hamsters
    Chang Yin Lee
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Liver Int 28:841-55. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc How does moxibustion possibly work?
    Jen Hwey Chiu
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, National Yang Ming University, No 155, Section 2, Linong Street, Beitou, Taipei 112, Taiwan Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 115, Taiwan Department of Surgery, Cheng Hsin General Hospital, Taipei 115, Taiwan
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2013:198584. 2013
    ..However, evidence-based efficacy and safety studies involving large-scaled clinical trials are needed in order that this approach will pass muster with Western scientists...
  6. pmc A Parkinson's disease measurement system using laser lines and a CMOS image sensor
    Rong Seng Chang
    Department of Optics and Photonics, National Central University, 300 Chung Da Rd, Chung Li 32001, Taiwan
    Sensors (Basel) 11:1461-75. 2011
    ..Both in postural and rest state measurements, as the patient disease age increases the vibration frequency increases. The measurement system is well suited for evaluating and pre-diagnosing early stage Parkinson's disease...
  7. pmc Preconditioning somatothermal stimulation on Qimen (LR14) reduces hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats
    Cheng Chu Hsieh
    Department and Institute of Veterinary Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
    BMC Complement Altern Med 14:18. 2014
    ..This study aimed at studying the effects of local somatothermal stimulation preconditioning on the right Qimen (LR14) on hepatic I/R injury in rats...
  8. doi request reprint Remote pharmacological preconditioning on median nerve territory increases Hsp32 expression and attenuates ischemia-reperfusion injury in rat heart
    Jen Hwey Chiu
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan, ROC
    Life Sci 90:629-36. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that remote pharmacological preconditioning (RPP) induced myocardial heat shock protein (Hsp) 32 expression and attenuated the ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) injury of the heart in rats...
  9. pmc Different central manifestations in response to electroacupuncture at analgesic and nonanalgesic acupoints in rats: a manganese-enhanced functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Jen Hwey Chiu
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Number 155, Section 2, Li Nong Street, Peitou, Taipei, 112 Taiwan, Republic of China
    Can J Vet Res 67:94-101. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Preconditioned somatothermal stimulation on median nerve territory increases myocardial heat shock protein 70 and protects rat hearts against ischemia-reperfusion injury
    Jen Hwey Chiu
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:678-85. 2003
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Epimedium brevicornum Maxim extract relaxes rabbit corpus cavernosum through multitargets on nitric oxide/cyclic guanosine monophosphate signaling pathway
    J H Chiu
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Peitou, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Impot Res 18:335-42. 2006
    ..We concluded that extract of EbM relax the CC smooth muscle through multitargets in NO/cGMP/PDE 5 pathway and might bring into perspective the treatment strategy for those patients with erectile dysfunction...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi on macrophage-hepatocyte interaction through cytokines related to growth control of murine hepatocytes
    Jir You Wang
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, 112 Taiwan, R O C
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 231:444-55. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profiling predicts liver responses to a herbal remedy after partial hepatectomy in mice
    Jir You Wang
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, 155, Sec 2, Li Nong Street, Peitou, Taipei, 112 Taiwan, R O C
    Int J Mol Med 16:221-31. 2005
    ..We conclude that in vivo gene expression profiling correlates with liver responses to a herbal remedy, which provides a new direction for pharmaceutical studies on human diseases...
  14. ncbi request reprint Chrysin inhibits lipopolysaccharide-induced angiogenesis via down-regulation of VEGF/VEGFR-2(KDR) and IL-6/IL-6R pathways
    Chiu Mei Lin
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Planta Med 72:708-14. 2006
    ..Besides, chrysin concentration-dependently inhibited the auto-regulation loop of IL-6/IL-6R in LPS-treated HUVEC cells. We conclude that chrysin suppresses both IN VITRO and IN VIVO LPS-induced angiogenesis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Crude extract of Salvia miltiorrhiza and salvianolic acid B enhance in vitro angiogenesis in murine SVR endothelial cell line
    Ing Shiow Lay
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Planta Med 69:26-32. 2003
    ..We conclude that the crude extract of SM and Sal B enhance angiogenic processes on SVR cells through up-regulation of VEGF and VEGF receptors genes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Si-Wu-Tang and its constituents promote mammary duct cell proliferation by up-regulation of HER-2 signaling
    Chun Ju Chang
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Menopause 13:967-76. 2006
    ..It is our aim to investigate the proliferative effect of Si-Wu-Tang (SWT) and its constituents on MCF7 breast cancer cells as well as the SWT-modulated cell signaling and HER-2 gene expression...
  17. ncbi request reprint Silibinin inhibits angiogenesis via Flt-1, but not KDR, receptor up-regulation
    Shung Haur Yang
    Institute of Clinical, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Surg Res 128:140-6. 2005
    ..We designed this consecutive study to evaluate the anti-angiogenic effects of SM/SB in vivo, and on VEGF receptor (VEGFR) gene expression...
  18. ncbi request reprint Salvianolic acid B enhances in vitro angiogenesis and improves skin flap survival in Sprague-Dawley rats
    Ing Shiow Lay
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Surg Res 115:279-85. 2003
    ..We conclude that Sal B attenuates ischemia-reperfusion injury of skin flap, and provides therapeutic potential in reconstructive plastic surgery...
  19. ncbi request reprint Enhancing effects of Scutellaria baicalensis and some of its constituents on TGF-beta1 gene expression in RAW 264.7 murine macrophage cell line
    Han Ning Chuang
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan, ROC
    Planta Med 71:440-5. 2005
    ..7 cells through NF-kappaB and PKC pathways and this might provide evidence to explain the therapeutic effect and potential adverse effects on the clinical use of Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi...
  20. doi request reprint In vivo and in vitro demonstration of herb-drug interference in human breast cancer cells treated with tamoxifen and trastuzumab
    Jiun Liang Chen
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Menopause 20:646-54. 2013
    ..The present study demonstrates herb-drug interference with cell proliferation in tumor-bearing mice treated with SWT and Tam in vivo and with proliferation capacity in breast cancer cells treated with SWT and trastuzumab in vitro...
  21. ncbi request reprint Protective role of wogonin against lipopolysaccharide-induced angiogenesis via VEGFR-2, not VEGFR-1
    Chiu Mei Lin
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Int Immunopharmacol 6:1690-8. 2006
    ..05). We conclude that wogonin suppresses both in vitro and in vivo LPS-induced angiogenesis, through VEGFR-2, but not VEGFR-1...
  22. ncbi request reprint Wogonin inhibits IL-6-induced angiogenesis via down-regulation of VEGF and VEGFR-1, not VEGFR-2
    Chiu Mei Lin
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Planta Med 72:1305-10. 2006
    ..We conclude that wogonin is a suppressive agent of the autoregulated loop of VEGF, VEGFR-1 and the IL-6 receptor complex...
  23. ncbi request reprint Anti-angiogenic effect of silymarin on colon cancer LoVo cell line
    Shung Haur Yang
    Institute of Clinical, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Surg Res 113:133-8. 2003
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the anti-angiogenic effect of silymarin (SM) and its major pure component silibinin (SB), and also thalidomide (TH)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Long-term administration of Salvia miltiorrhiza ameliorates carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatic fibrosis in rats
    Tzung Yan Lee
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Pharm Pharmacol 55:1561-8. 2003
    ..In conclusion, long-term administration of Salvia miltiorrhiza in rats ameliorated the CCl4-induced hepatic injury that probably related to a reduced oxidant stress and degree of hepatic fibrosis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of S/B remedy containing Scutellaria baicalensis and Bupleurum scorzonerifolfium on hepatic interleukin-6 related signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 activation in mice through cell-cell interaction
    Chang Yin Lee
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Japan
    Biol Pharm Bull 34:727-33. 2011
    ..The results provide important information on the molecular mechanisms of S/B remedy for treatment of human liver diseases...
  26. ncbi request reprint Identification of a novel cell cycle regulated gene, HURP, overexpressed in human hepatocellular carcinoma
    Ann Ping Tsou
    Institute of Biotechnology in Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Oncogene 22:298-307. 2003
    ..Taken together, these results strongly suggest that HURP is a potential novel cell cycle regulator that may play a role in the carcinogenesis of human cancer cells...
  27. ncbi request reprint Proteomic analysis finds different myocardial protective mechanisms for median nerve stimulation by electroacupuncture and by local somatothermal stimulation
    Meng Ting Tsou
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, No 155 Li Nong Street Section 2, Taipei 112, Taiwan, R O C
    Int J Mol Med 14:553-63. 2004
    ..We conclude that MNS by either EA or LSTS attenuates I/R injury in rat hearts through different protective mechanisms and that EA and LSTS might provide an alternative treatment strategy for ischemic heart disease...
  28. doi request reprint Trends in Chinese medicine use among prostate cancer patients under national health insurance in Taiwan: 1996-2008
    Yi Hsien Lin
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Integr Cancer Ther 10:317-27. 2011
    ..Taiwan National Health Insurance (NHI) provides Western medicine and Chinese medicine (CM). This study aims to explore the trends of CM use among prostate cancer patients under NHI...
  29. ncbi request reprint Quantification of electroacupuncture-induced neural activity by analysis of functional neural imaging with monocrystalline iron oxide nanocolloid enhancement
    Shao Chang Ho
    Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Chin Med 36:493-504. 2008
    ..This study suggests that fMRI with AFNI is a good approach to quantifying brain activities. This innovative method brings new perspective into the mechanisms of acupuncture...
  30. doi request reprint Herb-induced autoimmune-like hepatitis in C57BL/6J mice
    Jir You Wang
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Orthopaedics, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Liver Int 34:583-93. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of Sb and Bc on experimental AIH in mice...
  31. ncbi request reprint Chinese medicinal herbs Muh-Shiang Bin-Lang-Wan increases the motility of sphincter of Oddi in anesthetized rabbits through activation of M1 muscarinic receptors
    Yung ing Kuo
    Institute of Chinese Medicine Science, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Life Sci 74:533-42. 2003
    ..We conclude that MSBLW is effective in increasing the SO motility in rabbits through activation of M1 muscarinic receptors. However, potential application of MSBLW in the treatment of human biliary disorders needs further evaluation...
  32. doi request reprint Silibinin inhibits the invasion of IL-6-stimulated colon cancer cells via selective JNK/AP-1/MMP-2 modulation in vitro
    Chiu Mei Lin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Agric Food Chem 60:12451-7. 2012
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Overexpression of a novel imprinted gene, PEG10, in human hepatocellular carcinoma and in regenerating mouse livers
    Ann Ping Tsou
    Institute of Biotechnology in Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Biomed Sci 10:625-35. 2003
    ..Understanding the molecular basis of the abnormal imprinting of PEG10 will shed new light on the process that leads to liver disease...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of Epimedium brevicornum Maxim extract on elicitation of penile erection in the rat
    Kuang Kuo Chen
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Urology 67:631-5. 2006
    ..To investigate the effect and mechanism of a Chinese medicine (Epimedium brevicornum Maxim [EbM]) on elicitation of penile erection in the rat...
  35. ncbi request reprint Protective mechanism of salvia miltiorrhiza on carbon tetrachloride-induced acute hepatotoxicity in rats
    Tzung Yan Lee
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    J Pharmacol Sci 91:202-10. 2003
    ..This effect may be due to its ability to decrease the metabolic activation of CCl(4) by an increase in P450 2E1 protein content and its antioxidant activity associated with less increase in hepatic iNOS protein content...
  36. ncbi request reprint Reversal of inflammation-associated dihydrodiol dehydrogenases (AKR1C1 and AKR1C2) overexpression and drug resistance in nonsmall cell lung cancer cells by wogonin and chrysin
    Hao Wei Wang
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Cancer 120:2019-27. 2007
    ..Further studies are warranted to evaluate wogonin and chrysin as a potential adjuvant therapy for drug-resistant NSCLC, especially for those with AKR1C1/1C2 overexpression...
  37. doi request reprint Protective effects of preconditioned local somatothermal stimulation on neuromuscular plasticity against ischemia--reperfusion injury in rats
    Po Jung Pan
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, National Yang Ming University Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Orthop Res 26:1670-4. 2008
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Use of Chinese medicine by women with breast cancer: a nationwide cross-sectional study in Taiwan
    Yi Hsien Lin
    School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, No 155 Sec 2 Li Nong St, Peitou, Taipei, Taiwan
    Complement Ther Med 19:137-43. 2011
    ..The National Health Insurance (NHI) provided Western medicine (WM) and Chinese medicine (CM) in Taiwan. This study aims to explore CM use by women with breast cancer under NHI...
  39. ncbi request reprint Localization of cholecystokinin and vasoactive intestinal peptide in lower biliary tract in cats following electroacupuncture on right Qimen (LR14) and Riyue (GB 24): an immunohistochemistry study
    Yung Ling Kuo
    Institute of Chinese Medicine Science, China Medical College, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Acupunct Electrother Res 30:15-25. 2005
    ..We conclude that EA regulates the biliary motility though increasing the distribution of CCK- and VIP-containing cells in duodenum and the sphincter of Oddi...
  40. doi request reprint 1,3,5-trihydroxy-4-prenylxanthone represses lipopolysaccharide-induced iNOS expression via impeding posttranslational modification of IRAK-1
    Wen Fei Chiou
    National Research Institute of Chinese Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Biochem Pharmacol 81:752-60. 2011
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Clinical response and autonomic modulation as seen in heart rate variability in mechanical intermittent cervical traction: a pilot study
    Po Jung Pan
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, National Yang Ming University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Rehabil Med 44:229-34. 2012
    ..To determine the influence of mechanical intermittent cervical traction on the autonomic system...
  42. doi request reprint Use of Chinese medicine among prostate cancer patients in Taiwan: a retrospective longitudinal cohort study
    Yi Hsien Lin
    Division of Radiotherapy, Cheng Hsin General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Urol 18:383-6. 2011
    ..The increase of CM use over the first year of prostate cancer diagnosis can be primarily attributed to an increase of new CM users, rather than of CM visits per users...
  43. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of anti-Fas ligand-induced apoptosis and neural differentiation of PC12 cells treated with nerve growth factor using small interfering RNA method and sampling by microdialysis
    Shih Hwa Chiou
    Department of Medical Research and Education, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Anal Biochem 363:46-57. 2007
    ..05). In sum, our data support that NGF prevents Fas-induced apoptosis, facilitates neural differentiation, promotes dendritic formation, and increases DA release in PC12 cells through activation of Bcl-2...
  44. ncbi request reprint Antiproliferation and radiosensitization of caffeic acid phenethyl ester on human medulloblastoma cells
    Yi Hsien Lin
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, National Yang Ming University, 155 Sec 2, Li Nong St, Peitou, Taipei, 112, Taiwan
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 57:525-32. 2006
    ..To investigate antiproliferative and radiosensitizing effects of caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) on medulloblastoma (MB) Daoy cells...
  45. doi request reprint Neuroprotection effects of retained acupuncture in neurotoxin-induced Parkinson's disease mice
    Jen Lin Yang
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Brain Behav Immun 25:1452-9. 2011
    ..We conclude that RA possibly attenuates neuronal damage in MPTP-induced PD mice, which suggests RA may be useful as a complementary strategy when treating human PD...
  46. ncbi request reprint Biological effect of far-infrared therapy on increasing skin microcirculation in rats
    Shi Yau Yu
    Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Department of Life Science, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, and Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 22:78-86. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, the mechanisms through which FIR works remain unclear. The present study aims to test the hypothesis that the effect of FIR is through increasing skin microcirculation by a mechanism other than its thermal effect...
  47. doi request reprint Prevalence, patterns, and costs of Chinese medicine use among prostate cancer patients: a population-based study in Taiwan
    Yi Hsien Lin
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, corrected National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan corrected
    Integr Cancer Ther 9:16-23. 2010
    ..Taiwan's National Health Insurance (NHI) is a comprehensive and universal program, providing Western medicine (WM) and Chinese medicine (CM). This study aims to explore CM use among prostate cancer patients in NHI...
  48. doi request reprint The role of oxidative stress response revealed in preconditioning heat stimulation in skeletal muscle of rats
    Po Jung Pan
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, National Yang Ming University Hospital, I Lan, Taiwan
    J Surg Res 176:108-13. 2012
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Ferulic acid augments angiogenesis via VEGF, PDGF and HIF-1 alpha
    Chiu Mei Lin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Nutr Biochem 21:627-33. 2010
    ..Taken together, ferulic acid serves as an angiogenic agent to augment angiogenesis both in vitro and in vivo. This effect might be observed through the modulation of VEGF, PDGF and HIF-1 alpha...
  50. pmc Cytotoxic effects of 15d-PGJ2 against osteosarcoma through ROS-mediated AKT and cell cycle inhibition
    Chueh Chuan Yen
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Oncotarget 5:716-25. 2014
    ..15d-PGJ2 is a potential therapeutic agent for OS, exerting cytotoxicity mediated through both AKT and PKA-PLK1 inhibition, and these results form the basis for further analysis of its role in animal studies and clinical applications. ..
  51. pmc Effect of age and biological subtype on the risk and timing of brain metastasis in breast cancer patients
    Man Hsin Hung
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan Program in Molecular Medicine, School of Life Sciences, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 9:e89389. 2014
    ..Brain metastasis is a major complication of breast cancer. This study aimed to analyze the effect of age and biological subtype on the risk and timing of brain metastasis in breast cancer patients...
  52. pmc Acupuncture effects on cardiac functions measured by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in a feline model
    Jen Hsou Lin
    Department of Animal Science Technology, Department of Veterinary Medicine, National Taiwan University, Center for Optoelectronic Biomedicine, National Taiwan University Medical College, Department of Traditional Medicine, National Yang Ming University and Institute of Public Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 7:169-76. 2010
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Baicalein protects chicken embryonic cardiomyocyte against hypoxia-reoxygenation injury via mu- and delta- but not kappa-opioid receptor signaling
    I Hua Tu
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Pharmacol 588:251-8. 2008
    ..We conclude that the cardioprotective effect of baicalein is mediated via mu-, delta- but not kappa-opioid receptor and their related signal transduction pathways, such as protein kinase C and the KATP channel...
  54. ncbi request reprint Interval appendectomy after conservative treatment of an appendiceal mass
    Hung Wen Lai
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan, ROC
    World J Surg 30:352-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify the role of interval appendectomy after conservative treatment of an appendiceal mass...
  55. ncbi request reprint Nm23-H1 expression of metastatic tumors in the lymph nodes is a prognostic indicator of oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Yi Fen Wang
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Cancer 122:377-86. 2008
    ..Moreover, we observed the concomitant reduction in Nm23-H1 and cyclin A levels of metastatic tumors in both results of in vitro OSCC cells and ex vivo tumor specimens...
  56. doi request reprint The relationship of subjective sleep quality and cardiac autonomic nervous system in postmenopausal women with insomnia under auricular acupressure
    Yen Ying Kung
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Menopause 18:638-45. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between the changes in self-reported sleep symptoms and cardiac sympathovagal activity among women with postmenopausal insomnia (PI) who received auricular acupressure (AA) therapy...
  57. doi request reprint Andrographolide exhibits anti-invasive activity against colon cancer cells via inhibition of MMP2 activity
    Hsueh Ping Chao
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Planta Med 76:1827-33. 2010
    ..In summary, our results indicate that andrographolide exhibits anti-invasive activity against colon cancer cells via inhibition of MMP2 activity...
  58. ncbi request reprint Water-soluble extract of Salvia miltiorrhiza ameliorates carbon tetrachloride-mediated hepatic apoptosis in rats
    Tzung Yan Lee
    Graduate Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Pharm Pharmacol 58:659-65. 2006
    ..miltiorrhiza extract. These results indicated that chronic administration of S. miltiorrhiza ameliorated CCl4-mediatd hepatic apoptosis in rats. This effect may be related to the antioxidant properties of S. miltiorrhiza...
  59. ncbi request reprint Preconditioned hyperbaric oxygenation protects the liver against ischemia-reperfusion injury in rats
    Shi Yau Yu
    School of Life Science, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
    J Surg Res 128:28-36. 2005
    ..Our results showed preconditioning by one-dose HBO protects rat liver against subsequent ischemia-reperfusion injury...
  60. ncbi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor-producing activity of wogonin in RAW 264.7 murine macrophage cell line
    Jen Hwey Chiu
    Planta Med 68:1036-9. 2002
    ..We conclude that a low concentration of wogonin up-regulates NOS2 and TNF-alpha gene expression through NF-kappaB pathway...