April-June 2017| Vol 29| Issue 2
The borderland between normal aging and dementia
Alzheimer's disease (AD) has become a global health issue as the population ages. There is no effective treatment to protect against its occurrence or progression. Some argue that the lack of trea...
Recent research on the role of urodynamic study in the diagnosis and treatment of male lower urinary tract symptoms and urinary incontinence
Although evidence shows that urodynamic study may not improve outcomes, it can be used to evaluate men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTSs) which have not been adequately delineated and treated. ...
Pathophysiology of benign prostate enlargement and lower urinary tract symptoms: Current concepts
Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are highly prevalent in the aging population, particularly in men. Historically, prostate enlargement was thought to be responsible for most cases of male LUTS. Sev...
Using high-resolution human leukocyte antigen typing of 11,423 randomized unrelated individuals to determine allelic varieties, deduce probable human leukocyte antigen haplotypes, and observe linkage disequilibria between human leukocyte antigen-B and-C and human leukocyte antigen-DRB1 and-DQB1 alleles in the Taiwanese Chinese population
Objective: We report here the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) allelic variety and haplotype composition in a cohort of the Taiwanese Chinese population and their patterns of linkage disequilibria...
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Vascular burden and brain aging in a senior volunteer cohort: A pilot study
Objective: To test the feasibility of establishing a senior volunteer cohort and describe vascular risks, cognitive function, and brain aging indices in a pilot study. Materials and Methods:...
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