Research Topics

Chyi-Huey Bai


Affiliation: Taipei Medical University
Location: Taipei, Taiwan


  1. Hu T, Lee S, Shih C, Chou M, Wu M, Teng I, et al. Soluble CD163-Associated Dietary Patterns and the Risk of Metabolic Syndrome. Nutrients. 2019;11: pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, the study findings suggest the importance of a healthy dietary pattern in preventing elevated sCD163 levels and diet-related chronic disease such as MetS. ..
  2. Hsu Y, Wang R, Bai C. Significant Impacts of Work-Related Cerebrovascular and Cardiovascular Diseases among Young Workers: A Nationwide Analysis. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019;16: pubmed publisher
    ..Relative effects attributed to work were more severe in younger workers, particularly in workers aged <55 years. ..
  3. Chao A, Han K, Lin S, Lin R, Chen C, Chan L, et al. Low-dose versus standard-dose intravenous alteplase for octogenerian acute ischemic stroke patients: A multicenter prospective cohort study. J Neurol Sci. 2019;399:76-81 pubmed publisher
    ..5/19.6 for high severity). Standard-dose and low-dose alteplase were comparable in reducing major disability, but low-dose alteplase for mild stroke showed much reduced mortality on day 90 for octogenarians. ..
  4. Alizargar J, Bai C. Value of the arterial stiffness index and ankle brachial index in subclinical atherosclerosis screening in healthy community-dwelling individuals. BMC Public Health. 2019;19:65 pubmed publisher
    ..Models consist of age, body compositions like waist circumference and hypertension history can be used in further assessment of atherosclerosis. ..
  5. Hu T, Chen Y, Lin P, Shih C, Bai C, Yuan K, et al. Testosterone-Associated Dietary Pattern Predicts Low Testosterone Levels and Hypogonadism. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..035) after adjusting for age. Randomized controlled trials are needed to confirm that improvement in dietary pattern can improve T levels and reduce hypogonadism. ..
  6. Alizargar J, Bai C. Comparison of Carotid Ultrasound Indices and the Triglyceride Glucose Index in Hypertensive and Normotensive Community-Dwelling Individuals: A Case Control Study for Evaluating Atherosclerosis. Medicina (Kaunas). 2018;54: pubmed publisher
    ..15⁻4.85) in the carotid artery. Conclusions: HTN was an independent risk of carotid IMT thickening and atherosclerosis. TyG index could only predict the CCA IMT independent of other risk factors (OR = 2.09; CI = 1.07⁻4.09). ..
  7. Hong C, Hu H, Chan L, Bai C. Prevalent cerebrovascular and cardiovascular disease in people with Parkinson's disease: a meta-analysis. Clin Epidemiol. 2018;10:1147-1154 pubmed publisher
    ..34-2.54). PD is associated with CVD, which may be due to the shared pathogeneses between the two diseases or PD-related effects. PwP should be more aware of the risk of CVD despite having fewer traditional vascular risk factors. ..
  8. Nurwanti E, Uddin M, Chang J, Hadi H, Syed Abdul S, Su E, et al. Roles of Sedentary Behaviors and Unhealthy Foods in Increasing the Obesity Risk in Adult Men and Women: A Cross-Sectional National Study. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..The study suggests that the implementation of educational programs on nutrition and physical activity is particularly important for promoting a healthy body weight among Indonesian women. ..
  9. Lin S, Chao A, Hu H, Lin R, Chen C, Chan L, et al. Hyperglycemia predicts unfavorable outcomes in acute ischemic stroke patients treated with intravenous thrombolysis among a Chinese population: A prospective cohort study. J Neurol Sci. 2018;388:195-202 pubmed publisher

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  1. Chang J, Chen Y, Owaga E, Palupi K, Pan W, Bai C. Interactive effects of dietary fat/carbohydrate ratio and body mass index on iron deficiency anemia among Taiwanese women. Nutrients. 2014;6:3929-41 pubmed publisher
    ..144-1.008; p = 0.051), 0.370 (0.133-1.026; p = 0.056) and 0.748 (0.314-1.783; p = 0.513); for T1, T2 and T3, respectively. In conclusion, a protective effect of BMI on IDA may be attenuated in women who had increased fat/CHO ratio. ..
  2. Lin S, Chen C, Hu H, Bai C. Predicting functional outcomes of posterior circulation acute ischemic stroke in first 36 h of stroke onset. J Neurol. 2018;265:926-932 pubmed publisher
    ..PC-ASPECTS > 7 is a helpful discriminator for achieving favorable functional outcome prediction in posterior circulation acute ischemic stroke. ..
  3. Chen P, Chuang C, Tu Y, Bai C, Chen C, Liaw M. A Bayesian network meta-analysis: Comparing the clinical effectiveness of local corticosteroid injections using different treatment strategies for carpal tunnel syndrome. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2015;16:363 pubmed publisher
    ..The quality of studies is good. According to our analyses, the ultrasound-guided in-plane injection (Ulnar-I) approach was the most effective treatment among the injection approaches for carpal tunnel syndrome. ..
  4. Alizargar J, Bai C. Factors associated with carotid Intima media thickness and carotid plaque score in community-dwelling and non-diabetic individuals. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2018;18:21 pubmed publisher
    ..HBA1c at >?5.9% can determine early and late stage subclinical atherosclerosis in community dwelling individuals, but only late stage subclinical atherosclerosis in non-diabetic subjects. ..
  5. Chan L, Hu C, Fan Y, Li F, Hu H, Hong C, et al. Incidence of poststroke seizures: A meta-analysis. J Clin Neurosci. 2018;47:347-351 pubmed publisher
    ..The pooled incidence density of late-onset poststroke seizure was 1.12 per 100 person-years in 4 cohort studies. ..
  6. Fan Y, Chou C, You S, Sun C, Chen C, Bai C. Impact of Worsened Metabolic Syndrome on the Risk of Dementia: A Nationwide Cohort Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017;6: pubmed publisher
    ..752) or improved (P=0.829) MetS. Similar results were detected in participants aged ?65 years. Patients with worsened MetS had an increased dementia risk during the 10-year follow-up period in a population-based sample. ..
  7. Hsu J, Hsu W, Chang C, Lin K, Hsiao I, Fan Y, et al. Everyday cognition scales are related to cognitive function in the early stage of probable Alzheimer's disease and FDG-PET findings. Sci Rep. 2017;7:1719 pubmed publisher
    ..41 and -0.46, P < 0.01). In conclusion, both total and memory domain ECog scores were correlated with the neuropsychological tests and neuroimaging biomarkers. ..
  8. Hsu J, Fan Y, Huang Y, WANG J, Chen W, Chiu H, et al. Improved predictive ability of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment for diagnosing dementia in a community-based study. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2015;7:69 pubmed publisher
  9. Sabrina N, Bai C, Chang C, Chien Y, Chen J, Chang J. Serum Iron:Ferritin Ratio Predicts Healthy Body Composition and Reduced Risk of Severe Fatty Liver in Young Adult Women. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings suggest that the serum iron:ferritin ratio more accurately predicts body composition and reduced risk of severe fatty liver progression in young adult women compared to middle-aged women. ..
  10. Fan Y, Hsu J, Tung H, Chou C, Bai C. Increased dementia risk predominantly in diabetes mellitus rather than in hypertension or hyperlipidemia: a population-based cohort study. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2017;9:7 pubmed publisher
    ..DM itself (i.e., the systemic influence of hyperglycemia) might be the main driver of increased dementia risk. ..