TMU Neuroscience Research Center - Sleep Medicine

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2007
54 Citations (Scopus)
Climate
Bipolar Disorder
Population
Taiwan
Weather
14 Citations (Scopus)

Taiwan's high rate of cesarean births: Impacts of National Health Insurance and fetal gender preference

Liu, T. C., Chen, C. S., Tsai, Y. W. & Lin, H. C., Jun 2007, In : Birth. 34, 2, p. 115-122 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Birth Rate
National Health Programs
Taiwan
Cesarean Section
Motivation
7 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of Taiwan's National Health Insurance on infants' preventive care use and inpatient care use

Chen, C. S., Liu, T. C., Lin, H. C. & Tian, W. H., Mar 2007, In : Health Policy. 80, 3, p. 432-443 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infant Care
Preventive Medicine
National Health Programs
Taiwan
Inpatients
18 Citations (Scopus)

Urbanization and place of death for the elderly: A 10-year population-based study

Lin, H. C., Lin, Y. J., Liu, T. C., Chen, C. S. & Lin, C-C., 2007, In : Palliative Medicine. 21, 8, p. 705-711 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urbanization
antineoplaston A10
Population
Taiwan
Cross-Sectional Studies
66 Citations (Scopus)

Urbanization and stroke prevalence in Taiwan: Analysis of a nationwide survey

Lin, H. C., Lin, Y. J., Liu, T. C., Chen, C. S. & Chiu, W. T., Jul 2007, In : Journal of Urban Health. 84, 4, p. 604-614 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urbanization
stroke
Taiwan
urbanization
Stroke
76 Citations (Scopus)

Use of complementary and alternative medicine among women with depression: Results of a national survey

Wu, P., Fuller, C., Liu, X., Lee, H. C., Fan, B., Hoven, C. W., Mandell, D., Wade, C. & Kronenberg, F., Mar 2007, In : Psychiatric Services. 58, 3, p. 349-356 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

alternative medicine
Complementary Therapies
Depression
Surveys and Questionnaires
sociodemographic factors
2006
4 Citations (Scopus)
Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction
Middle Cerebral Artery
Tissue Plasminogen Activator
Stroke
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
12 Citations (Scopus)

A novel compound heterozygous mutation of K494_V495 deletion plus R496L and D487_F489 deletion in extreme C-terminus of cytochrome P450c17 causes 17α-hydroxylase deficiency

Lee, L. S., Shu, W. J., Wu, C. M., Hsieh, C. H., Chen, S. M., Hu, C. J., Chen, W. Y. & Chung, B. C., Apr 25 2006, In : Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 249, 1-2, p. 16-20 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steroid 17-alpha-Hydroxylase
Cytochromes
Mixed Function Oxygenases
Mutation
Alleles
40 Citations (Scopus)

Association between surgeon and hospital volume in coronary artery bypass graft surgery outcomes: A population-based study

Wen, H. C., Tang, C. H., Lin, H. C., Tsai, C. S., Chen, C. S. & Li, C. Y., Mar 2006, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 81, 3, p. 835-842 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Artery Bypass
Transplants
Population
Taiwan
Surgeons
52 Citations (Scopus)
Metatarsalgia
Metatarsal Bones
Prospective Studies
Pressure
Head
24 Citations (Scopus)

Delayed parenthood and the risk of cesarean delivery - Is paternal age an independent risk factor?

Tang, C. H., Wu, M-P., Liu, J. T., Lin, H. C. & Hsu, C. C., Mar 2006, In : Birth. 33, 1, p. 18-26 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Paternal Age
Maternal Age
Taiwan
Cesarean Section
Mothers
9 Citations (Scopus)

Differences in practice income between solo and group practice physicians

Lin, H. C., Chen, C. S., Liu, T. C. & Lee, H. C., Dec 2006, In : Health Policy. 79, 2-3, p. 296-305 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Group Practice
Private Practice
Physicians
Taiwan
Regression Analysis
12 Citations (Scopus)

Do group practices have lower caesarean rates than solo practice obstetric clinics? Evidence from Taiwan

Xirasagar, S., Lin, H. C. & Liu, T. C., Jul 2006, In : Health Policy and Planning. 21, 4, p. 319-325 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Group Practice
group practice
Private Practice
obstetrics
Taiwan
5 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of payment incentives, hospital ownership and competition on hospitalization decisions for ambulatory surgical procedures

Xirasagar, S. & Lin, H. C., Mar 2006, In : Health Policy. 76, 1, p. 26-37 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ownership
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Motivation
Hospitalization
Femoral Hernia
2 Citations (Scopus)

Factors contributing to patient dumping in Taiwan

Lin, H. C., Kao, S., Tang, C. H., Yang, M. C. & Lee, H. S., Jun 2006, In : Health Policy. 77, 1, p. 103-112 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Transfer
Taiwan
Health Care Sector
National Health Programs
Regression Analysis
64 Citations (Scopus)

Hospital volume and inpatient mortality after cancer-related gastrointestinal resections: The experience of an Asian country

Lin, H. C., Xirasagar, S., Lee, H. C. & Chai, C. Y., Sep 2006, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 13, 9, p. 1182-1188 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Inpatients
Mortality
High-Volume Hospitals
Hospital Mortality
20 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of a cultural belief about ghost month on delivery mode in Taiwan

Lin, H. C., Xirasagar, S. & Tung, Y. C., Jun 2006, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 60, 6, p. 522-526 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Taiwan
Breech Presentation
Dystocia
Fetal Distress
Obstetrics
37 Citations (Scopus)

Killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor gene's repertoire in rheumatoid arthritis

Yen, J. H., Lin, C. H., Tsai, W. C., Wu, C. C., Ou, T. T., Hu, C. J. & Liu, H. W., Apr 1 2006, In : Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology. 35, 2, p. 124-127 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

KIR Receptors
Rheumatoid Arthritis
HLA Antigens
Genes
Odds Ratio
14 Citations (Scopus)

Natural resistance-associated macrophage protein 1 gene polymorphisms in rheumatoid arthritis

Yen, J. H., Lin, C. H., Tsai, W. C., Ou, T. T., Wu, C. C., Hu, C. J. & Liu, H. W., Jan 15 2006, In : Immunology Letters. 102, 1, p. 91-97 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tyrosyl-glutamyl-tyrosyl-glutamic acid
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Genes
Rheumatoid Nodule
Taiwan
6 Citations (Scopus)
Length of Stay
Myocardial Infarction
Physicians
Population
Taiwan
7 Citations (Scopus)
Single-Payer System
supplier
physician
supply
Physicians
46 Citations (Scopus)

Promoter region methylation and reduced expression of thrombospondin-1 after oxygen-glucose deprivation in murine cerebral endothelial cells

Hu, C. J., Chen, S. D., Yang, D. I., Lin, T. N., Chen, C. M., Huang, T. H. M. & Hsu, C-Y., Dec 8 2006, In : Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 26, 12, p. 1519-1526 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thrombospondin 1
Genetic Promoter Regions
Methylation
Endothelial Cells
Oxygen
49 Citations (Scopus)

Proteomic identification of lower apolipoprotein A-I in Alzheimer's disease

Liu, H. C., Hu, C. J., Chang, J. G., Sung, S. M., Lee, L. S., Yuan, R. Y. & Leu, S. J., Feb 2006, In : Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders. 21, 3, p. 155-161 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Apolipoprotein A-I
Proteomics
Alzheimer Disease
Biomarkers
Serum
12 Citations (Scopus)

Risk-adjusted cesarean section rates for the assessment of physician performance in Taiwan: A population-based study

Tang, C. H., Wang, H. I., Hsu, C-S., Su, H. W., Chen, M. J. & Lin, H. C., Oct 9 2006, In : BMC Public Health. 6, 246.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Taiwan
Cesarean Section
Physicians
Population
Confidence Intervals
69 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonality in adult asthma admissions, air pollutant levels, and climate: A population-based study

Chen, C. H., Xirasagar, S. & Lin, H. C., May 2006, In : Journal of Asthma. 43, 4, p. 287-292 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air Pollutants
Climate
Asthma
Population
Hospitalization
30 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonality in pediatric asthma admissions: The role of climate and environmental factors

Xirasagar, S., Lin, H. C. & Liu, T. C., Nov 2006, In : European Journal of Pediatrics. 165, 11, p. 747-752 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air Pollutants
Climate
Asthma
Pediatrics
Carbon Monoxide
36 Citations (Scopus)
Hip Fractures
Population
Femoral Neck Fractures
Temperature
Weather
23 Citations (Scopus)

Segmental study of the median nerve versus comparative tests in the diagnosis of mild carpal tunnel syndrome

Sheu, J-J., Yuan, R-Y., Chiou, H-Y., Hu, C-J. & Chen, W. T., Jun 2006, In : Clinical Neurophysiology. 117, 6, p. 1249-1255 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Median Nerve
Neural Conduction
Wrist
Hand
62 Citations (Scopus)

Sudden sensorineural hearing loss: Evidence from Taiwan

Wu, C. S., Lin, H. C. & Chao, P. Z., Apr 2006, In : Audiology and Neurotology. 11, 3, p. 151-156 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sudden Hearing Loss
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Taiwan
Incidence
Databases
81 Citations (Scopus)

Suicide rates and the association with climate: A population-based study

Lee, H. C., Lin, H. C., Tsai, S. Y., Li, C. Y., Chen, C. C. & Huang, C. C., Jun 2006, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 92, 2-3, p. 221-226 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate
Suicide
Population
Taiwan
Temperature

Survey of Spinal Cord Injuries Due to Diving Accidents in Taiwan

Tu, Y-W., Liang, H-W., Wang, Y-H., Kang, J-H., Bih, L-I. & Tang, F-T., 2006, In : 台灣復健醫學雜誌. 34, 1, p. 11-17 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diving
Spinal Cord Injuries
Taiwan
Accidents
Wounds and Injuries
25 Citations (Scopus)
Health insurance
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Electronic medical equipment
Electronic Health Records
Privacy
5 Citations (Scopus)
Psychiatry
Schizophrenia
Hospitalization
Costs and Cost Analysis
Population
41 Citations (Scopus)

The association between readmission rates and length of stay for schizophrenia: A 3-year population-based study

Lin, H. C., Tian, W. H., Chen, C. S., Liu, T. C., Tsai, S. Y. & Lee, H. C., Apr 2006, In : Schizophrenia Research. 83, 2-3, p. 211-214 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Length of Stay
Schizophrenia
Population
Hospitalization
National Health Programs
16 Citations (Scopus)
Sudden Hearing Loss
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Weather
Incidence
Population

The willingness, capability and feasibility of hospitals to implement report cards under the global budget system

Chen, C. C., Yen, R. Y., Chang, C. L., Lin, Y. J. & Lin, H. C., Jun 2006, In : Mid-Taiwan Journal of Medicine. 11, 2, p. 111-121 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Budgets
Accreditation
Taiwan
Internet
Health
2005
48 Citations (Scopus)

Infrared thermography to mass-screen suspected sars patients with fever

Chiu, W. T., Lin, P. W., Chiou, H. Y., Lee, W. S., Lee, C. N., Yang, Y. Y., Lee, H. M., Hsieh, M. S., Hu, C. J., Ho, Y. S., Deng, W. P. & Hsu, C. Y., 2005, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health. 17, 1, p. 26-28 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
Fever
Visitors to Patients
Mass Screening
Cross Infection
7 Citations (Scopus)

Length of stay and costs for asthma patients by hospital characteristics - A five-year population-based analysis

Lin, H. C., Kao, S., Wen, H. C., Chuan-Song, W. U. & Chung, C. L. I., 2005, In : Journal of Asthma. 42, 7, p. 537-542 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Length of Stay
Asthma
Costs and Cost Analysis
Population
Taiwan
61 Citations (Scopus)
Maternal Age
Age Groups
Mothers
Taiwan
Population
38 Citations (Scopus)

Optimum position of metatarsal pad in metatarsalgia for pressure relief

Hsi, W. L., Kang, J. H. & Lee, X. X., Jul 2005, In : American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 84, 7, p. 514-520 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metatarsalgia
Metatarsal Bones
Pressure
Walking
21 Citations (Scopus)

Pravastatin attenuates ceramide-induced cytotoxicity in mouse cerebral endothelial cells with HIF-1 activation and VEGF upregulation

Chen, S. D., Hu, C. J., Yang, D. I., Nassief, A., Chen, H., Yin, K., Xu, J. & Hsu, C-Y., 2005, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1042, p. 357-364 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypoxia-Inducible Factor 1
Pravastatin
Cell Hypoxia
Ceramides
Endothelial cells
36 Citations (Scopus)

Suicide trends following the Taiwan earthquake of 1999: Empirical evidence and policy implications

Yang, C. H., Xirasagar, S., Chung, H. C., Huang, Y. T. & Lin, H. C., Dec 2005, In : Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 112, 6, p. 442-448 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Earthquakes
Taiwan
Suicide
Mental Health
Observation
93 Citations (Scopus)

Toll-like receptor 4 gene C119A but not Asp299Gly polymorphism is associated with ischemic stroke among ethnic Chinese in Taiwan

Lin, Y. C., Chang, Y. M., Yu, J. M., Yen, J. H., Chang, J. G. & Hu, C. J., Jun 2005, In : Atherosclerosis. 180, 2, p. 305-309 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toll-Like Receptor 4
Taiwan
Stroke
Genes
Atherosclerosis
6 Citations (Scopus)

Using a population-based database to explore the inter-specialty differences in physician practice incomes in Taiwan

Lin, H. C., Kao, S., Tang, C. H. & Chang, W. Y., Sep 8 2005, In : Health Policy. 73, 3, p. 253-262 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Taiwan
Databases
Physicians
Population
Medicine
18 Citations (Scopus)

WHOQOL-BREF as predictors of mortality: A two-year follow-up study at veteran homes

Kao, S., Lai, K. L., Lin, H. C., Lee, H. S. & Wen, H. C., Aug 2005, In : Quality of Life Research. 14, 6, p. 1443-1454 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterans
Mortality
Aptitude
Health Behavior
Taiwan

某區域醫院急性缺血性腦中風之醫療成本

Chang, Y-M., Chen, P-L., Hu, C-J., Yu, C-M., Wu, P-J. & Chen, C-H., 2005, In : 北市醫學雜誌. 2, 3, p. 286-292 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2004
14 Citations (Scopus)

A simple quantitative method for evaluation of angiogenesis activity

Wang, H. S., Hwang, L. L., Sue, H. F., Lee, K. M. & Chen, C. T., Feb 2004, In : Assay and Drug Development Technologies. 2, 1, p. 31-38 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aorta
Endothelial Cells
Methylphenazonium Methosulfate
Physiological Phenomena
Suramin
58 Citations (Scopus)
Maternal Age
Cesarean Section
Logistic Models
Regression Analysis
Population
9 Citations (Scopus)

Association of hospital ownership with patient transfers to outpatient care under a prospective payment system in Taiwan

Lin, H. C., Xirasagar, S. & Kao, S., Jul 2004, In : Health Policy. 69, 1, p. 11-19 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prospective Payment System
Patient Transfer
Ownership
Ambulatory Care
Taiwan
25 Citations (Scopus)

Central pressor effects of CART peptides in anesthetized rats

Hwang, L. L., Chen, C. T., Li, T. L., Chiu, C. Z. & Chi, S. F., Apr 2004, In : Neuropeptides. 38, 2-3, p. 69-76 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amphetamine
Cocaine
Rats
Peptides
Appetite Depressants