College of Public Health

  • No. 250 Wu-Xing Street

    11031 Taipei

Research Output 1985 2020

2015
10 Citations (Scopus)

Nonadherence of oral antihyperglycemic medication will increase risk of end-stage renal disease

Chang, P. Y., Chien, L. N., Lin, Y. F., Chiou, H. Y. & Chiu, W. T., Nov 1 2015, In : Medicine (United States). 94, 47, p. e2051

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypoglycemic Agents
Chronic Kidney Failure
Kidney
Diabetes Mellitus
Medication Adherence
5 Citations (Scopus)

Novel use of theta burst cortical electrical stimulation for modulating motor plasticity in rats

Hsieh, T. H., Huang, Y. Z., Chen, J. J. J., Rotenberg, A., Chiang, Y-H., Chien, W. S. C., Chang, H-S., Wang, J-Y. & Peng, C-W., Feb 1 2015, In : Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering. 35, 1, p. 62-68 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Evoked Potentials
Electric Stimulation
Plasticity
Rats
Motor Cortex
14 Citations (Scopus)

Obesity and inflammatory biomarkers in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Shen, S. H., Shen, S. Y., Liou, T. H., Hsu, M. I., Chang, Y. C. I., Cheng, C. Y., Hsu, C-S. & Tzeng, C. R., Sep 1 2015, In : European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. 192, p. 66-71 6 p., 9031.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Obesity
Biomarkers
Hormones
1 Citation (Scopus)

Obesity and iron deficiency anemia: A review of population based studies

Chang, J. S., Owaga, E., Keller, J. J. & Bai, C. H., Jan 1 2015, Human Health and Nutrition: New Research. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

regulation

Open: Response to Trevisson et al.

Zhang, K., Lin, J. W., Chiu, W. T. & Yen, Y., Apr 8 2015, In : Genetics in Medicine. 17, 4, p. 313-314 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Neurofibromatoses
Ubiquinone
Germ-Line Mutation
Neurilemmoma
Skin Neoplasms
23 Citations (Scopus)

Osteoarthritis increases the risk of dementia: A nationwide cohort study in Taiwan

Huang, S. W., Wang, W. T., Chou, L. C., Liao, C. D., Liou, T. H. & Lin, H. W., May 18 2015, In : Scientific Reports. 5, 10145.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Taiwan
Osteoarthritis
Dementia
Cohort Studies
Confidence Intervals

Paris COP 21, Race to the Top, Not the Bottom

Kao, C-W., 2015, In : Smart Cities Dive.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mitigation
climate
temperature
comparison
Asia
11 Citations (Scopus)

Participation of children with disabilities in Taiwan: The gap between independence and frequency

Hwang, A. W., Yen, C. F., Liou, T. H., Simeonsson, R. J., Chi, W. C., Lollar, D. J., Liao, H. F., Kang, L. J., Wu, T. F., Teng, S. W. & Chiu, W. T., May 11 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 5, e0126693.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

children with disabilities
Disabled Children
Taiwan
Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
Disability Evaluation
8 Citations (Scopus)

PERIOD3 polymorphism is associated with sleep quality recovery after a mild traumatic brain injury

Hung, C-T., Wong, C. S., Ma, H. P., Wu, D., Huang, Y. H., Wu, C-C., Lin, C. M., Su, Y. K., Liao, K. H., Ou, J. C. & Hu, C. J., Aug 5 2015, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 358, 1-2, p. 385-389 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain Concussion
Sleep
Minisatellite Repeats
Genetic Polymorphisms
Nonparametric Statistics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Physicians' antibiotic prescribing behavior in Taiwan, 1998-2011

Usman, I., Syed-Abdul, S., Nguyen, P. A., Jian, W. S. & Li, Y. C., May 1 2015, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 60, 9, p. 1439-1441 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physicians' Practice Patterns
Drug Prescriptions
Taiwan
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Physicians
3 Citations (Scopus)

Pilot study of mold in homes of asthmatic children in Taipei, Taiwan, using the Environmental Relative Moldiness Index

Chen, C. H., Chao, H. J., Shen, W. C., Chen, B. Y., Lin, K. T., Guo, Y. L. & Vesper, S., Jun 1 2015, In : Aerobiologia. 31, 2, p. 213-218 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Taiwan
Fungi
air
dust
Air
2 Citations (Scopus)

Portrayal of tobacco in Mongolian language YouTube videos: Policy gaps

Tsai, F. J. & Sainbayar, B., May 22 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Tobacco Control.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nicotine
Tobacco
Language
video
Smoking
4 Citations (Scopus)

Preliminary study of blood methylmercury effects on reproductive hormones and relevant factors among infertile and pregnant women in Taiwan

Lei, H. L., Wei, H. J., Chen, P. H., Hsi, H. C. & Chien, L. C., Sep 1 2015, In : Chemosphere. 135, p. 411-417 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hormones
methylmercury
Taiwan
hormone
Pregnant Women
9 Citations (Scopus)

Primary leptomeningeal melanoma mimicking meningitis: A case report and literature review

Hsieh, Y. Y., Yang, S. T., Li, W. H., Hu, C. J. & Wang, L. S., Apr 20 2015, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 33, 12, p. e57-e61

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meningeal Neoplasms
Viral Meningitis
Meningitis
Melanoma
Differential Diagnosis
4 Citations (Scopus)

Protecting against ischaemic stroke in rats by heat shock protein 20-mediated exercise

Lin, C. M., Chang, C. K., Chang, C. P., Hsu, Y. C., Lin, M. T. & Lin, J. W., Dec 1 2015, In : European Journal of Clinical Investigation. 45, 12, p. 1297-1305 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HSP20 Heat-Shock Proteins
Neuroglia
Rats
Stroke
Neurons
6 Citations (Scopus)

Proteomic analysis of hypothalamic injury in heatstroke rats

Chao, C. M., Cheng, B. C., Chen, C. Y., Lin, M. T., Chang, C. P. & Yang, S. T., Jun 1 2015, In : Proteomics. 15, 11, p. 1921-1934 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heat Stroke
Proteomics
Oxidative stress
Rats
Up-Regulation
8 Citations (Scopus)

Psychological and physiological correlates of childhood obesity in Taiwan

Chung, K. H., Chiou, H. Y. & Chen, Y. H., Nov 27 2015, In : Scientific Reports. 5, 17439.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric Obesity
Taiwan
Psychology
Blood Pressure
Odds Ratio

Psychological distress in an incarcerated juvenile population

Lyu, S. Y., Chi, Y. C., Farabee, D., Tsai, L. T., Lee, M. B., Lo, F. E. & Morisky, D. E., Nov 1 2015, In : Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi. 114, 11, p. 1076-1081 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychology
Population
Taiwan
Hostility
Censuses
7 Citations (Scopus)

Randomized trial of a secondhand smoke exposure reduction intervention among hospital-based pregnant women

Chi, Y. C., Wu, C. L., Chen, C. Y., Lyu, S. Y., Lo, F. E. & Morisky, D. E., Feb 1 2015, In : Addictive Behaviors. 41, p. 117-123 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco Smoke Pollution
Tobacco
Smoke
Pregnant Women
Health
8 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship between risk factors for infertility in women and lead, cadmium, and arsenic blood levels: A cross-sectional study from Taiwan

Lei, H. L., Wei, H. J., Ho, H. Y., Liao, K. W. & Chien, L. C., Dec 9 2015, In : BMC Public Health. 15, 1, 1220.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arsenic
Cadmium
Taiwan
Infertility
Cross-Sectional Studies
21 Citations (Scopus)

Removal of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) by electrocoagulation-flotation with a cationic surfactant

Liu, Y. J., Lo, S. L., Liou, Y. H. & Hu, C-Y., Aug 24 2015, In : Separation and Purification Technology. 152, p. 148-154 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cationic surfactants
Flotation
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Ketoprofen
4 Citations (Scopus)
Acid Sensing Ion Channels
Radiculopathy
Pain
Research
Spinal Nerve Roots
13 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors and their interaction on chronic kidney disease: A multi-centre case control study in Taiwan

Su, S. L., Lin, C., Kao, S., Wu, C. C., Lu, K. C., Lai, C. H., Yang, H. Y., Chiu, Y. L., Chen, J. S., Sung, F. C., Ko, Y. C., Lee, C. T., Yang, Y., Yang, C. W., Hwang, S. J., Wang, M. C., Hsu, Y. H., Wu, M. Y., Hsueh, Y. M., Chiou, H. Y. & 1 others, Lin, Y. F., Jun 16 2015, In : BMC Nephrology. 16, 1, 83.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Taiwan
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Case-Control Studies
Hypertension
Anemia
10 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors associated with colorectal cancer in a subset of patients with mutations in MLH1 and MSH2 in Taiwan fulfilling the Amsterdam II criteria for Lynch syndrome

Kamiza, A. B., Hsieh, L. L., Tang, R., Chien, H. T., Lai, C. H., Chiu, L. L., Lo, T. P., Hung, K. Y., Wang, C. Y., You, J. F., Hsiung, C. A. & Yeh, C. C., Jun 8 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 6, e0130018.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lynch Syndrome II
Set theory
colorectal neoplasms
Taiwan
Colorectal Neoplasms
2 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors correlated with risk of insulin resistance using homeostasis model assessment in adolescents in Taiwan

Lin, S-Y., Su, C-T., Hsieh, Y-C., Li, Y. L., Chen, Y. R., Cheng, S. Y., Hu, C. M., Chen, Y-H., Hsieh, F-I. & Chiou, H-Y., Mar 4 2015, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health. 27, 2, p. NP476-NP484

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Taiwan
Insulin Resistance
Homeostasis
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
5 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors for Kaposi's sarcoma in human immunodeficiency virus patients after initiation of antiretroviral therapy: A nested case-control study in Kenya

Lupia, R., Wabuyia, P. B., Otiato, P., Fang, C. T. & Tsai, F. J., Jul 3 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kaposi's Sarcoma
Kenya
Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
Case-Control Studies
HIV
11 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors for traumatic brain injuries during falls in older persons

Hwang, H. F., Cheng, C. H., Chien, D. K., Yu, W. Y. & Lin, M. R., Nov 3 2015, In : Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 30, 6, p. E9-E17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Accidental Falls
Brain Concussion
Soft Tissue Injuries
Negotiating
Control Groups
23 Citations (Scopus)
Autistic Disorder
General Anesthesia
Cohort Studies
Parturition
Conduction Anesthesia
9 Citations (Scopus)

Seatbelt use and traumatic brain injury in taiwan: A 16-year study

Kuo, C. Y., Chiou, H. Y., Lin, J. W., Tsai, S. H., Chiang, Y. H., Lin, C. M. & Chiu, W. T., Apr 1 2015, In : Iranian Journal of Public Health. 44, 4, p. 470-478 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seat Belts
Motor Vehicles
Taiwan
Glasgow Outcome Scale
Glasgow Coma Scale
4 Citations (Scopus)

Sensory axonal dysfunction in cervical radiculopathy

Sung, J-Y., Tani, J., Hung, K-S., Lui, T-N. & Lin, C. S. Y., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 86, 6, p. 640-645 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiculopathy
Neural Conduction
Wrist
Axons
Adenosine Triphosphatases
15 Citations (Scopus)

Seroprevalence, disease awareness, and risk factors for Toxocara canis infection among primary schoolchildren in Makoko, an urban slum community in Nigeria

Gyang, P. V., Akinwale, O. P., Lee, Y-L., Chuang, T-W., Orok, A. B., Ajibaye, O., Liao, C-W., Chen, P. C., Chou, C. M., Huang, Y. C., Barghouth, U. & Fan, C-K., Jun 1 2015, In : Acta Tropica. 146, p. 135-140 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toxocara canis
Poverty Areas
school children
Seroepidemiologic Studies
Nigeria
5 Citations (Scopus)

Seroprevalence, seroconversion, and risk factors for toxoplasmosis among pregnant women in Taipei, Taiwan

Hung, C. S., Su, H. W., Lee, Y. L., Weng, H. W., Wang, Y. C., Naito, T., Tsubouchi, A., Wang, G. C. & Fan, C-K., Jul 23 2015, In : Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases. 68, 4, p. 312-317 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toxoplasmosis
Seroepidemiologic Studies
Taiwan
Pregnant Women
First Pregnancy Trimester
4 Citations (Scopus)
ferritin
Ferritins
Taiwan
cross-sectional studies
testosterone
8 Citations (Scopus)

Short-term effect of coarse particles on daily mortality rate in a tropical city, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Tsai, S. S., Weng, Y. H., Chiu, Y. W. & Yang, C. Y., Dec 17 2015, In : Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health - Part A. 78, 23-24, p. 1409-1420 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Taiwan
Air pollution
Mortality
Sulfur Dioxide
Ozone
25 Citations (Scopus)
Particulate Matter
Cross-Over Studies
Cardiovascular Diseases
Myocardial Ischemia
Cardiac Arrhythmias
7 Citations (Scopus)
Brain Concussion
Propensity Score
Sleep
Social Adjustment
Wounds and Injuries
34 Citations (Scopus)

Slow decline of hepatitis B burden in general population: Results from a population-based survey and longitudinal follow-up study in Taiwan

Chen, C. L., Yang, J. Y., Lin, S. F., Sun, C. A., Bai, C. H., You, S. L., Chen, C. J., Kao, J. H., Chen, P. J. & Chen, D. S., 2015, In : Journal of Hepatology. 63, 2, p. 354-363 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis B Surface Antigens
Hepatitis B
Taiwan
Hepatitis B virus
Longitudinal Studies
11 Citations (Scopus)

Social capital and health-protective behavior intentions in an influenza pandemic

Chuang, Y-C., Huang, Y-L., Tseng, K. C., Yen, C. H. & Yang, L. H., Apr 15 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 4, e0122970.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social capital
Pandemics
pandemic
influenza
Human Influenza

Social dominance hierarchies and phenotypic correlates of dominance in captive groups of the grey-cheeked fulvetta alcippe morrisonia in Taiwan

Fan, M. W., Walther, B. A. & Lin, R. S., May 1 2015, In : Ethology. 121, 5, p. 442-450 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social dominance
body condition
yearlings
dominance (genetics)
Taiwan
20 Citations (Scopus)

Spatiotemporal distributions and land-use regression models of ambient bacteria and endotoxins in the greater Taipei area

Kallawicha, K., Lung, S. C. C., Chuang, Y. C., Wu, C. D., Chen, T. H., Tsai, Y. J. & Chao, H. J., Aug 3 2015, In : Aerosol and Air Quality Research. 15, 4, p. 1448-1459 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Land use
Endotoxins
Bacteria
land use
bacterium

Spinal spontaneous epidural hematoma

Tsou, Y. S., Chiang, Y. H. & Lin, J. H., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Medical Sciences (Taiwan). 35, 1, p. 40-42 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Epidural Hematoma
Spinal Cord Compression
Hypesthesia
Back Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
11 Citations (Scopus)

Stop and smell the pollen: The role of olfaction and vision of the oriental honey buzzard in identifying food

Yang, S. Y., Walther, B. A. & Weng, G. J., Jul 15 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 7, e0130191.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pernis apivorus
Honey
Smell
smell
Pollen
4 Citations (Scopus)

Subsequent ischemic events associated with lower extremity amputations in patients with type 2 diabetes: A population-based cohort study

Tsai, F. C., Lan, Y. C., Muo, C. H., Yang, Y. F., Sung, F. C., Chen, R. Y., Lyu, S. Y. & Morisky, D. E., 2015, In : Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 107, 1, p. 85-93 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amputation
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Lower Extremity
Cohort Studies
Diabetes Mellitus
5 Citations (Scopus)

Survey of patient perceptions towards short-term mobile medical aid for those living in a medically underserved area of Swaziland

Weng, Y. H., Chiou, H. Y., Tu, C. C., Liao, S. T., Bhembe, P. T., Yang, C. Y. & Chiu, Y. W., Nov 27 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : BMC Health Services Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medically Underserved Area
Swaziland
Surveys and Questionnaires
41 Citations (Scopus)

Susceptibility-weighted MRI in mild traumatic brain injury

Huang, Y. L., Kuo, Y. S., Tseng, Y-C., Chen, D. Y. T., Chiu, W-T. & Chen, C-J., Feb 10 2015, In : Neurology. 84, 6, p. 580-585 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain Concussion
Control Groups
Neuropsychological Tests
Research Ethics Committees
Informed Consent
22 Citations (Scopus)

The association between dietary patterns and semen quality in a general Asian population of 7282 Males

Liu, C. Y., Chou, Y. C., Chao, J. C. J., Hsu, C-Y., Cha, T. L. & Tsao, C. W., Jul 28 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 7, e0134224.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semen Analysis
sperm concentration
Nutrition
eating habits
Spermatozoa
5 Citations (Scopus)

The Chinese version of the Child and Adolescent Scale of Environment (CASE-C): Validity and reliability for children with disabilities in Taiwan

Kang, L. J., Yen, C. F., Bedell, G., Simeonsson, R. J., Liou, T. H., Chi, W. C., Liu, S. W., Liao, H. F. & Hwang, A. W., Mar 1 2015, In : Research in Developmental Disabilities. 38, p. 64-74 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disabled Children
Taiwan
Reproducibility of Results
Disability Evaluation
Intellectual Disability
13 Citations (Scopus)

The critical fetal stage for maternal manganese exposure

Tsai, M. S., Liao, K. W., Chang, C. H., Chien, L. C., Mao, I. F., Tsai, Y. A. & Chen, M. L., Feb 1 2015, In : Environmental Research. 137, p. 215-221 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maternal Exposure
Manganese
manganese
Second Pregnancy Trimester
First Pregnancy Trimester
12 Citations (Scopus)
Motorcycles
Head Protective Devices
Taiwan
Craniocerebral Trauma
Multicenter Studies
9 Citations (Scopus)

The efficacy and safety of cilostazol in ischemic stroke patients with peripheral arterial disease (SPAD): Protocol of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled multicenter trial

Jeng, J. S., Sun, Y., Lee, J. T., Lin, R. T., Chen, C. H., Po, H. L., Lin, H. J., Liu, C. H., Sun, M. H., Sun, M. C., Chern, C. M., Lien, L. M., Chiu, H. C., Hu, H. H., Chiou, H. Y., Chen, S. T., Ma, H., Hsu, C. Y. & SPAD Study Investigators, Jan 1 2015, In : International Journal of Stroke. 10, 1, p. 123-127 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peripheral Arterial Disease
Multicenter Studies
Stroke
Placebos
Safety