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(8) Long-term antihypertensive effects of far-infrared ray irradiated from wooden board in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Chien-Tsong Lin, Ming-Ju Lin, Yung-Pin Chen, Ko-Chao Lee, Kuo-Chin Huang, Shun-Fu Chang, Cheng-Nan Chen BMC Complement Altern Med. 2015; 16: 57.

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(12) Far-infrared promotes burn wound healing by suppressing NLRP3 inflammasome caused by enhanced autophagy. Chiu HW, Chen CH, Chang JN, Chen CH, Hsu YH. J Mol Med (Berl). 2016 Feb 11.

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(16) Far-infrared suppresses skin photoaging in ultraviolet B-exposed fibroblasts and hairless mice. Chiu HW,  Chen CH,  Chen YJ, Hsu YH.PLoS One. 2017 Mar 16;12(3):e0174042. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174042. eCollection 2017.

(17) Far-infrared ray for treating chronic lower extremity lymphedema with dermatolymphangioadenitis: a postoperative complication of gynecological tumor resection.

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