J. S. H. Jacob

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A newly discovered system of photoreceptors for circadian rhythms works non-visual and responds to blue light (460 nm). We report a longitudinal study in 44 adults, showing that a significant increase in alertness and speed of information processing could be achieved by blue light as compared to normal light.
This phase II trial was performed to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of a new combination of Uracil/Ftorafur (UFT)/leucovorin (LV) and oxaliplatin in patients (pts) with metastatic colorectal cancer (MCRC) who had not received prior chemotherapy for metastatic disease. Between February 2002 and October 2002, 64 patients received UFT 300 mg m(-2)(More)
A recent phase I study showed that weekly cisplatin, irinotecan and concurrent radiotherapy can be administered with moderate toxicity in patients with oesophageal cancer. Patients with no prior treatment and oesophageal cancer stage I to III, performance status <3, caloric intake >1,500 kcal day(-1) were included. Chemotherapy, with cisplatin 30 mg m(-2)(More)
Exeter district provides a retinal screening service based on a mobile non-mydriatic camera operated by a dedicated retinal screener visiting general practices on a 2-yearly cycle. Digital attachments to eye cameras can now provide a cost effective alternative to the use of film in population based eye screening programmes. Whilst the manufacturers of(More)
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