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Date: 2018
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/280207
Description: Abstract: Metallic nanoparticles (NPs) especially silver (Ag) NPs have shown immense potential in medical applications due to their distinctive physio-chemical and biological properties. This article ... More
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Date: 2018
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/268765
Description: Abstract: Diabetes affects extracellular matrix (ECM) metabolism, contributing to delayed wound healing and lower limb amputation. Application of light (photobiomodulation, PBM) has been shown to impr ... More
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Date: 2018
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/280066
Description: Abstract: Cancer is a non-communicable disease that occurs following a mutation in the genes which control cell growth. Breast cancer is the most diagnosed cancer among South African women and a major ... More
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Date: 2018
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/289251
Description: Abstract: We have recently discovered that the photodynamic action of many different photosensitizers (PSs) can be dramatically potentiated by addition of a solution containing a range of different in ... More
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Date: 2018
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/289203
Description: Abstract: Deregulation of cell growth and development lead to cancer, a severe condition that claims millions of lives worldwide. Targeted or selective approaches used during cancer treatment determin ... More
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Date: 2018
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/278193
Description: Abstract: This review article is based on specifically targeted nanoparticles that have been used in the treatment of melanoma. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, within 2017 an estimated 9730 p ... More
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Date: 2018
Language: English
Type: Book Chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/289211
Description: Abstract: Cancer is a mass of abnormal and detrimental cells in a given part of the body. The main elucidated cause is the uncontrolled growth and proliferation of those cells after the corruption of ... More
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Date: 2018
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/278330
Description: Abstract: Cancer is a global burden that has prompted extensive research into prevention and treatment, over many decades. Scientific studies have shown that subset of cells within a tumour, known as ... More
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Date: 2018
Language: English
Type: Book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/283747
Description: Abstract: Cancer develops from the outgrowth of a clonal population of cells with a genetic pathology to evade cell death and exponential proliferation. It has become a global burden with increasing m ... More
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Date: 2018
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/270261
Description: Abstract: Curcumin, a low molecular weight, lipophilic, major yellow natural polyphenolic, and the most well-known plant-derived compound, is extracted from the rhizomes of the turmeric (Curcuma longa ... More
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Date: 2018
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/279500
Description: Abstract: The cancer incidence world-wide has caused an increase in the demand for effective forms of treatment. One unconventional form of treatment for cancer is photodynamic therapy (PDT). PDT has ... More
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Date: 2017
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/249516
Description: Abstract: Doxorubicin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic and anticancer drug used to treat a variety of human malignancies like breast cancer and leukaemia. Unfortunately, a dose-dependent side effect of ... More
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Date: 2017
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/231918
Description: Abstract: Photodynamic therapy (PDT) involves interaction of a photosensitizer, light, and molecular oxygen which produces singlet oxygen and subsequent tumour eradication. The development of second g ... More
Date: 2017
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/249502
Description: Abstract: Colorectal cancer is commonly treated by tumour resection, as chemotherapy and radiation have proven to be less effective, especially if the tumour has metastasized. Resistance to therapies ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/215251
Description: Abstract: Ultraviolet radiation can damage human skin leading to photo-aging and cancer. Treatment options for skin cancers are available. Amongst them, there is photodynamic therapy (PDT), the treatm ... More