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More Promising Silver-based Anti-cancer Drugs Discovered

A new cancer drug that promises better outcomes and fewer less side effects has been developed in South Africa.In a study, published in journal Biometals, most promising silver thiocyanate phosphine complex called UJ3 is shown to be as effective against human esophageal cancer cells, as the standard chemotherapy drug, Cisplatin.

Inadequate Focus On Hepatitis B Virus: A Study

Worldwide 300 million people live with the hepatitis B virus, but only one in 20 received adequate treatment. For expectant mothers carrying the virus, the percentage dropped to one in 100, reported in The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology journal.