Department of Public Health

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Research Output 1976 2019

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2018
3 Citations (Scopus)
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Parkinson Disease
Meta-Analysis
Cardiovascular Diseases
Case-Control Studies
5 Citations (Scopus)

Pulmonary exposure to metal fume particulate matter cause sleep disturbances in shipyard welders

Chuang, H. C., Su, T. Y., Chuang, K. J., Hsiao, T. C., Lin, H. L., Hsu, Y. T., Pan, C. H., Lee, K. Y., Ho, S. C. & Lai, C. H., Jan 2018, In : Environmental Pollution. 232, p. 523-532

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Welding
Fumes
Particulate Matter
Shipyards
Sleep

Risk factors associated with newly psychiatric disorder in spinal cord injury: A retrospective cohort study

Chuang, C. H., Chen, C. H., Bai, C. H., Chen, P. C., Wu, S. C. & Liu, C. H., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 27, 5-6, p. e1038-e1047

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Cord Injuries
Psychiatry
Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies
Taiwan
2 Citations (Scopus)

Road traffic noise, air pollutants, and the prevalence of cardiovascular disease in Taichung, Taiwan

Yang, W. T., Wang, V. S., Chang, L. T., Chuang, K. J., Chuang, H. C., Liu, C. S., Bao, B. Y. & Chang, T. Y., Aug 9 2018, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15, 8, 1707.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air Pollutants
Taiwan
Noise
Cardiovascular Diseases
Odds Ratio
4 Citations (Scopus)

Roles of sedentary behaviors and unhealthy foods in increasing the obesity risk in adult men and women: A cross-sectional national study

Nurwanti, E., Uddin, M., Chang, J. S., Hadi, H., Syed-Abdul, S., Su, E. C. Y., Nursetyo, A. A., Masud, J. H. B. & Bai, C. H., Jun 1 2018, In : Nutrients. 10, 6, 704.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

obesity
Obesity
Cross-Sectional Studies
Food
food intake
5 Citations (Scopus)

Seroprevalence of hepatitis B virus in Taiwan 30 years after the commencement of the national vaccination program

Hu, Y. C., Yeh, C. C., Chen, R. Y., Su, C. T., Wang, W. C., Bai, C. H., Chan, C. F. & Su, F. H., Jan 1 2018, In : PeerJ. 2018, 2, e4297.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis B virus
Seroepidemiologic Studies
Taiwan
Viruses
seroprevalence
1 Citation (Scopus)

Testosterone-Associated Dietary Pattern Predicts Low Testosterone Levels and Hypogonadism

Hu, T-Y., Chen, Y. C., Lin, P., Shih, C-K., Bai, C-H., Yuan, K-C., Lee, S-Y. & Chang, J-S., Nov 16 2018, In : Nutrients. 10, 11, p. 1786

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypogonadism
eating habits
testosterone
Testosterone
Food
6 Citations (Scopus)

Tyrosine kinase inhibitors for advanced or metastatic thyroid cancer: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Liu, J. W., Chen, C., Loh, E. W., Chu, C. C., Wang, M. Y., Ouyang, H. J., Chang, Y. T., Zhuang, W. Z., Chou, C. W., Huang, D. J., Lee, C. H., Yen, Y. & Tam, K. W., 2018, In : Current Medical Research and Opinion. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thyroid Neoplasms
Protein-Tyrosine Kinases
Meta-Analysis
Randomized Controlled Trials
Confidence Intervals
2 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of the European Health Literacy Survey Questionnaire in Women With Breast Cancer

Huang, Y. J., Lin, G. H., Lu, W. S., Tam, K. W., Chen, C. C., Hou, W. H. & Hsieh, C. L., Mar 1 2018, In : Cancer Nursing. 41, 2, p. E40-E48

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Literacy
Health Surveys
Statistical Factor Analysis
Breast Neoplasms
Delivery of Health Care
2017

500-Gray γ-Irradiation May Increase Adhesion Strength of Lyophilized Cadaveric Split-Thickness Skin Graft to Wound Bed

Wei, L. G., Chen, C. F., Wang, C. H., Cheng, Y. C., Li, C. C., Chiu, W. K. & Wang, H-J., Feb 3 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Plastic Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transplants
Skin
Wounds and Injuries
Collagen
Freeze Drying

A Holistic Approach to Manage Pressure Ulcers

Chiu, W-K., Chen, C., Li, C-C., Huang, C-Y., Chang, C-W. & Wang, H-J., 2017, In : 中華民國整形外科醫學會雜誌. 26, 2, p. 176-183 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pressure Ulcer
Odds Ratio
Comorbidity
Skin Transplantation
Parkinsonian Disorders
2 Citations (Scopus)

Alterations in cardiovascular function by particulate matter in rats using a crossover design

Chuang, H. C., Lin, Y. J., Chou, C. C. K., Hwang, J. S., Chen, C. C., Yan, Y. H., Hsieh, H. I., Chuang, K. J. & Cheng, T. J., Dec 1 2017, In : Environmental Pollution. 231, p. 812-820 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Particulate Matter
Cross-Over Studies
Rats
Heart Rate
Blood Pressure

A New Form of Artificial Skin to Promote Permanent Wound Coverage: A Preliminary Report

Wang, H-J., Wei, L. G., Wang, C. H., Cheng, Y. C., Chang, J. L., Tsou, T. L., Ku, C. H., Li, C. C., Chiu, W. K. & Chen, C. F., Jan 27 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Plastic Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Artificial Skin
Acellular Dermis
Swine
Silicones
Wounds and Injuries
65 Citations (Scopus)

A reporting tool for practice guidelines in health care: The RIGHT statement

Chen, Y., Yang, K., Marušić, A., Qaseem, A., Meerpohl, J. J., Flottorp, S., Akl, E. A., Schünemann, H. J., Chan, E. S. Y., Falck-Ytter, Y., Ahmed, F., Barber, S., Chen, C., Zhang, M., Xu, B., Tian, J., Song, F., Shang, H., Tang, K., Wang, Q. & 10 others, Norris, S. L., Li, H., Hu, Y., Zhang, B., Shen, H., Jiang, L., Zhai, S., Luo, X., Ma, Y. & RIGHT (Reporting Items for Practice Guidelines in Healthcare) Working Group, Jan 17 2017, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 166, 2, p. 128-132 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Practice Guidelines
Delivery of Health Care
Checklist
Guidelines
Health
8 Citations (Scopus)
Arsenic
Taiwan
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Drinking Water
Prospective Studies
7 Citations (Scopus)

Association of blood heavy metals with developmental delays and health status in children

Hsueh, Y. M., Lee, C. Y., Chien, S. N., Chen, W. J., Shiue, H. S., Huang, S. R., Lin, M. I., Mu, S. C. & Hsieh, R. L., Mar 2 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 43608.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heavy Metals
Health Status
Mercury
Quality of Life
Cadmium
1 Citation (Scopus)

Decreased zinc and increased lead blood levels are associated with endometriosis in Asian Women

Lai, G. L., Yeh, C. C., Yeh, C. Y., Chen, R. Y., Fu, C. L., Chen, C. H. & Tzeng, C. R., Dec 1 2017, In : Reproductive Toxicology. 74, p. 77-84 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endometriosis
Zinc
Blood
Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Cadmium
4 Citations (Scopus)

Everyday cognition scales are related to cognitive function in the early stage of probable Alzheimer's disease and FDG-PET findings

Hsu, J. L., Hsu, W. C., Chang, C. C., Lin, K. J., Hsiao, I. T., Fan, Y. C. & Bai, C. H., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 1719.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Positron-Emission Tomography
Cognition
Alzheimer Disease
Registries
Neuropsychological Tests
4 Citations (Scopus)

Factors influencing interest in recreational sports participation and its rural-urban disparity

Chen, C., Tsai, L. T., Lin, C. F., Huang, C. C., Chang, Y. T., Chen, R. Y. & Lyu, S. Y., May 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 5, e0178052.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sports
sports
Leisure Activities
demographic statistics
socioeconomic factors

Fatty acid components in Asian female patients with irritable bowel syndrome

Chua, C. S., Huang, S. Y., Cheng, C. W., Bai, C. H., Hsu, C. Y., Chiu, H. W. & Hsu, J. L., Dec 1 2017, In : Medicine (United States). 96, 49, e9094.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Fatty Acids
Essential Fatty Acids
Abdominal Pain
Monounsaturated Fatty Acids
1 Citation (Scopus)
Zinc Oxide
Cell death
Aluminum
Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor
Nanoparticles
3 Citations (Scopus)
Iodide Peroxidase
Antibodies
Thyroglobulin
Thyroid Gland
Autoimmunity
4 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of worsened metabolic syndrome on the risk of dementia: A nationwide cohort study

Fan, Y. C., Chou, C. C., You, S. L., Sun, C. A., Chen, C. J. & Bai, C. H., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 6, 9, e004749.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dementia
Cohort Studies
Confidence Intervals
National Health Programs
Hyperlipidemias
12 Citations (Scopus)

Increased dementia risk predominantly in diabetes mellitus rather than in hypertension or hyperlipidemia: a population-based cohort study

Fan, Y. C., Hsu, J. L., Tung, H. Y., Chou, C. C. & Bai, C. H., Feb 6 2017, In : Alzheimer's Research and Therapy. 9, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyperlipidemias
Dementia
Diabetes Mellitus
Cohort Studies
Hypertension
2 Citations (Scopus)

Increased dietary zinc and vitamin B-2 is associated with increased alanine aminotransferase in Taiwanese adolescents

Bai, C-H., Chien, Y-W., Huang, T. C., Wu, S. J., Yeh, N. H., Pan, H. W. & Chang, J-S., 2017, In : Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 26, 1, p. 78-84 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Riboflavin
Alanine Transaminase
Zinc
Serum
Nutrition Surveys
7 Citations (Scopus)

Intake of potassium- and magnesium-enriched salt improves functional outcome after stroke: A randomized, multicenter, double-blind controlled trial

Pan, W. H., Lai, Y. H., Yeh, W. T., Chen, J. R., Jeng, J. S., Bai, C. H., Lin, R. T., Lee, T. H., Chang, K. C., Lin, H. J., Hsiao, C. F., Chern, C. M., Lien, L. M., Liu, C. H., Chen, W. H. & Chang, A., Nov 1 2017, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 106, 5, p. 1267-1273 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnesium
Potassium
Salts
Stroke
Nervous System
7 Citations (Scopus)

Levels of plasma selenium and urinary total arsenic interact to affect the risk for prostate cancer

Hsueh, Y. M., Su, C. T., Shiue, H. S., Chen, W. J., Pu, Y. S., Lin, Y. C., Tsai, C. S. & Huang, C. Y., Sep 1 2017, In : Food and Chemical Toxicology. 107, p. 167-175 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arsenic
prostatic neoplasms
Selenium
arsenic
selenium
24 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term indoor air conditioner filtration and cardiovascular health: A randomized crossover intervention study

Chuang, H. C., Ho, K. F., Lin, L. Y., Chang, T. Y., Hong, G. B., Ma, C. M., Liu, I. J. & Chuang, K. J., Sep 1 2017, In : Environment International. 106, p. 91-96 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

indoor air
atmospheric pollution
blood
air
volatile organic compound
Hydrocolloid Bandages
Diabetic Foot
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Toes
Amputation
12 Citations (Scopus)

Polymorphisms of MTHFR C677T and A1298C associated with survival in patients with colorectal cancer treated with 5-fluorouracil-based chemotherapy

Yeh, C. C., Lai, C. Y., Chang, S. N., Hsieh, L. L., Tang, R., Sung, F. C. & Lin, Y. K., Jan 2 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Clinical Oncology. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (NADPH2)
Fluorouracil
Colorectal Neoplasms
Drug Therapy
Survival
1 Citation (Scopus)

Potential media influence on the high incidence of medical disputes from the perspective of plastic surgeons

Chen, C., Lin, C. F., Chen, C. C., Chiu, S. F., Shih, F. Y., Lyu, S. Y. & Lee, M. B., Aug 2017, In : Journal of the Formosan Medical Association. 116, 8, p. 634-641

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dissent and Disputes
Incidence
Jurisprudence
Physicians
Taiwan
5 Citations (Scopus)

Promoter hypermethylation of LGALS4 correlates with poor prognosis in patients with urothelial carcinoma

Wu, M. M., Li, C. F., Lin, L. F., Wang, A. S. S., Pu, Y. S., Wang, H. H., Mar, A. C., Chen, C. J. & Lee, T. C., Jan 1 2017, In : Oncotarget. 8, 14, p. 23787-23802 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Galectin 4
Carcinoma
Methylation
Neoplasms
Gene Expression
5 Citations (Scopus)

Pulmonary pathobiology induced by zinc oxide nanoparticles in mice: A 24-hour and 28-day follow-up study

Chuang, H. C., Chuang, K. J., Chen, J. K., Hua, H. E., Shen, Y. L., Liao, W. N., Lee, C. H., Pan, C. H., Chen, K. Y., Lee, K. Y., Hsiao, T. C. & Cheng, T. J., Jul 15 2017, In : Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 327, p. 13-22 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zinc Oxide
Nanoparticles
Lung
Respiratory system
Respiratory System
8 Citations (Scopus)

Relation of polymorphism of arsenic metabolism genes to arsenic methylation capacity and developmental delay in preschool children in Taiwan

Hsieh, R. L., Su, C. T., Shiue, H. S., Chen, W. J., Huang, S. R., Lin, Y. C., Lin, M. I., Mu, S. C., Chen, R. J. & Hsueh, Y. M., Apr 15 2017, In : Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 321, p. 37-47 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methylation
Arsenic
Preschool Children
Polymorphism
Taiwan
6 Citations (Scopus)
fatty liver
ferritin
Fatty Liver
Ferritins
Body Composition
7 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of acetazolamide on sleep apnea at high altitude: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Liu, H. M., Chiang, I. J., Kuo, K. N., Liou, C. M. & Chen, C., Jan 1 2017, In : Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease. 11, 1, p. 20-29 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acetazolamide
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Meta-Analysis
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Confidence Intervals
Arsenic
Methylation
Insulin Resistance
Psychology
Students
4 Citations (Scopus)

The polymorphism XRCC1 Arg194Trp and 8-hydroxydeoxyguanosine increased susceptibility to arsenic-related renal cell carcinoma

Hsueh, Y. M., Lin, Y. C., Chen, W. J., Huang, C. Y., Shiue, H. S., Pu, Y. S., Chen, C. H. & Su, C. T., Oct 1 2017, In : Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 332, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arsenic
Polymorphism
Renal Cell Carcinoma
Repair
Cells
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

Annual influenza vaccination reduces total hospitalization in patients with chronic hepatitis B virus infection: A population-based analysis

Su, F. H., Huang, Y. L., Sung, F. C., Su, C. T., Hsu, W. H., Chang, S. N. & Yeh, C. C., Jan 2 2016, In : Vaccine. 34, 1, p. 120-127 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chronic hepatitis B
Hepatitis B virus
Chronic Hepatitis B
Virus Diseases
influenza
9 Citations (Scopus)

Association of Arsenic Methylation Capacity with Developmental Delays and Health Status in Children: A Prospective Case-Control Trial

Hsueh, Y. M., Chen, W. J., Lee, C. Y., Chien, S. N., Shiue, H. S., Huang, S. R., Lin, M. I., Mu, S. C. & Hsieh, R. L., Nov 17 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 37287.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arsenic
Methylation
Health Status
Quality of Life
Cacodylic Acid
20 Citations (Scopus)

Association of short-term exposure to fine particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide with acute cardiovascular effects

Wu, C. F., Shen, F. H., Li, Y. R., Tsao, T. M., Tsai, M. J., Chen, C. C., Hwang, J. S., Hsu, S. H. J., Chao, H., Chuang, K. J., Chou, C. C. K., Wang, Y. N., Ho, C. C. & Su, T. C., Nov 1 2016, In : Science of the Total Environment. 569-570, p. 300-305 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrogen Dioxide
Particulate Matter
nitrogen dioxide
particulate matter
Nitrogen
3 Citations (Scopus)
Lung Volume Measurements
Air Pollution
Autophagy
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Oxygen

Blood Pressure, Carotid Flow Pulsatility, and the Risk of Stroke: A Community-Based Study

Chuang, S. Y., Cheng, H. M., Bai, C. H., Yeh, W. T., Chen, J. R. & Pan, W. H., Sep 1 2016, In : Stroke. 47, 9, p. 2262-2268 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stroke
Blood Pressure
Common Carotid Artery
Incidence
Proportional Hazards Models
17 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of chemical components and bioreactivity of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) during incense burning

Lui, K. H., Bandowe, B. A. M., Ho, S. S. H., Chuang, H. C., Cao, J. J., Chuang, K. J., Lee, S. C., Hu, D. & Ho, K. F., Jun 1 2016, In : Environmental Pollution. 213, p. 524-532 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Particulate Matter
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Alveolar Epithelial Cells
Oxidative stress
38 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical composition and bioreactivity of PM2.5 during 2013 haze events in China

Ho, K. F., Ho, S. S. H., Huang, R. J., Chuang, H. C., Cao, J. J., Han, Y., Lui, K. H., Ning, Z., Chuang, K. J., Cheng, T. J., Lee, S. C., Hu, D., Wang, B. & Zhang, R., Feb 1 2016, In : Atmospheric Environment. 126, p. 162-170 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

haze
biomass burning
urea
chemical composition
organic carbon
8 Citations (Scopus)

Chemotherapy for advanced biliary tract carcinoma: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Chen, L., Chen, C., Yen, Y. & Tam, K. W., Aug 1 2016, In : Medicine (United States). 95, 33, 385.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biliary Tract
Disease-Free Survival
Meta-Analysis
Biliary Tract Neoplasms
Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor
1 Citation (Scopus)

Child mortality: Taiwan compared with OECD countries

Liang, F. W., Huang, Y. L., Wu, M. H., Lue, H. C., Chiang, T. L. & Lu, T. H., Apr 1 2016, In : Taiwan Journal of Public Health. 35, 2, p. 221-233 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Mortality
Taiwan
Mortality
Japan
Live Birth
4 Citations (Scopus)

Combined effects of DNA methyltransferase 1 and 3A polymorphisms and urinary total arsenic levels on the risk for clear cell renal cell carcinoma

Yang, S. M., Huang, C. Y., Shiue, H. S., Pu, Y. S., Hsieh, Y. H., Chen, W. J., Lin, Y. C. & Hsueh, Y. M., Aug 15 2016, In : Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 305, p. 103-110 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methyltransferases
Arsenic
Polymorphism
Renal Cell Carcinoma
Cells
10 Citations (Scopus)

Common carotid artery end-diastolic velocity is independently associated with future cardiovascular events

Chuang, S. Y., Bai, C-H., Cheng, H. M., Chen, J. R., Yeh, W. T., Hsu, P. F., Liu, W. L. & Pan, W. H., Jan 1 2016, In : European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 23, 2, p. 116-124 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Common Carotid Artery
Myocardial Ischemia
Stroke
Blood Flow Velocity
Death Certificates
6 Citations (Scopus)

Cumulative arsenic exposure is associated with fungal infections: Two cohort studies based on southwestern and northeastern basins in Taiwan

Hsu, L. I., Cheng, Y. W., Chen, C. J., Wu, M-M., Hsu, K. H., Chiou, H. Y. & Lee, C. H., Nov 1 2016, In : Environment International. 96, p. 173-179 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

arsenic
basin
infection
exposure
diabetes