Pragalathan Naidoo

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The purpose of this article is to highlight an unusual form of breast carcinoma and discuss its differential diagnosis. A 50-year-old woman underwent wide local excision of a breast lump. Microscopic examination revealed features of a lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma. Individual tumor cells were present within an abundant lymphoid stroma.(More)
The world has a rich diversity of indigenous medicinal plants. The World Health Organization (WHO) gives high priority to eco-friendly, non-hazardous and cost effective healthcare such as the use of medicinal plants to treat various illnesses, including Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), tuberculosis(More)
BACKGROUND Environmental insults and microsomal epoxide hydrolase 1 (EPHX1) single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), Tyr113His T/C rs1051740 and His139Arg A/G rs2234922, aberrantly alters microRNA (miR) expression and are linked to low birthweights (LBW). OBJECTIVES To investigate the interplay between pollution, EPHX1 SNPs and miRs during pregnancy and(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the present study was to develop an alternative non-obese non-genetic rat model of type 2 diabetes (T2D). METHODS Six-week-old male SD rats were randomly divided into six groups, namely: Normal Control (NC), Diabetic Control (DBC), Caffeine 5mg/kg BW+STZ (CAF5), Caffeine 10mg/kg BW+STZ (CAF10), Caffeine 20mg/kg BW+STZ (CAF20) and(More)
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