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Anticancer drugs docetaxel and vinorelbine suppress cell growth by altering microtubule assembly and activating the proapoptotic signal pathway. Vinorelbine and docetaxel have been approved for treating several advanced cancers. However, their efficacy in the management of advanced hormone-refractory prostate cancer remains to be clarified. Microtubule(More)
AIMS To evaluate the antibacterial and free-radical scavenging (FRS) activities of propolis collected from three different areas of Sonoran Desert in northwestern Mexico [Pueblo de Alamos (PAP), Ures (UP) and Caborca (CP)]. METHODS AND RESULTS The antibacterial and FRS activities of Sonoran propolis were determined by the broth microdilution method and(More)
INTRODUCTION Our aim was to evaluate the minor criteria recommended by the 2007 Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)/American Thoracic Society (ATS) as predictors of 30-day mortality, the need for invasive mechanical ventilation, and/or the need for vasopressor support as markers of severity in patients hospitalized with community-acquired(More)
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