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- Lau, C., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of ethnopharmacology 2013 v.149 no.2 pp. 543-549
- herbs; drug therapy; raw materials; inhibitory concentration 50; Astragalus; fluorescence; antineoplastic agents; patients; colon; Rehmannia glutinosa; messenger RNA; Codonopsis pilosula subsp. tangshen; polymerase chain reaction; cytochrome P-450; toxicity; Oldenlandia diffusa; ethanol; pharmacokinetics; adverse effects; reporter genes; Oriental traditional medicine
- ... ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has become more popular among cancer patients in the Western world, who often use Chinese herbs as adjuvant therapy to reduce the adverse effects of conventional chemotherapy. However, pharmacokinetic (PK) interactions between Chinese herbs and anticancer drugs can occur and have dramatic consequences for these patients. Currently, ...
- Lau, C., et al. Show all 14 Authors
- Environmental science & policy 2012 v.15 no.1 pp. 136-144
- agricultural management; agronomy; air temperature; aquaculture; climate; climate change; crops; environmental science; farmers; food security; information services; issues and policy; monitoring; prediction; rangelands; risk; rural poverty
- ... Agriculture and food security are key sectors for intervention under climate change. Agricultural production is highly vulnerable even to 2C (low-end) predictions for global mean temperatures in 2100, with major implications for rural poverty and for both rural and urban food security. Agriculture also presents untapped opportunities for mitigation, given the large land area under crops and rangel ...
- Lau, C. -P., et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Thejournal of nutrition, health & aging 2012 v.16 no.4 pp. 383-388
- food frequency questionnaires; isoflavones; observational studies; patients; randomized clinical trials; regression analysis; risk; risk reduction; stroke
- ... BACKGROUND: Whether isoflavone has any effect on recurrent cardiovascular events is unknown. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the relations between isoflavone intake and the risk of stroke recurrence. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: We recruited 127 consecutive patients with prior history of atherothrombolic/ hemorrhagic stroke (mean age: 67 Â± 11 years, 69% male) and prospectively followed up for a mean duration ...