Neuroscientists at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have made a dramatic breakthrough in their efforts to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease. The researchers' findings, published in the journal Science, show t ...
Neuroscience Feb 09, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (73) | 18 |
Most bacterial infections can be treated with antibiotics such as penicillin, discovered decades ago. However, such drugs are useless against viral infections, including influenza, the common cold, and deadly hemorrhagic ...
Medical research Aug 10, 2011 | 4.9 / 5 (71) | 69 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Expanding on previous research providing proof-of-principal that human stem cells can be genetically engineered into HIV-fighting cells, a team of UCLA researchers have now demonstrated ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 12, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (64) | 0 |
The brain appears to be wired more like the checkerboard streets of New York City than the curvy lanes of Columbia, Md., suggests a new brain imaging study. The most detailed images, to date, reveal a pervasive ...
Neuroscience Mar 29, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (58) | 12 |
Nearly 12,000 people will die of head and neck cancer in the United States this year and worldwide cases will exceed half a million.
Cancer Jan 27, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (55) | 18 |
"Love thy neighbor" is preached from many a pulpit. But new research from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests that the highly religious are less motivated by compassion when helping a stranger than are atheists, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 30, 2012 | 4.1 / 5 (63) | 114 |
Thioridazine kills cancer stem cells in human while avoiding toxic side-effects of conventional cancer treatments
A team of scientists at McMaster University has discovered a drug, thioridazine, successfully kills cancer stem cells in the human while avoiding the toxic side-effects of conventional cancer treatments.
Cancer May 24, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (55) | 5 |
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have discovered a mutant form of the gene, Chk1, that when expressed in cancer cells, permanently stopped their proliferation and caused cell death without ...
Cancer Aug 01, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (49) | 7 |
Experienced meditators seem to be able switch off areas of the brain associated with daydreaming as well as psychiatric disorders such as autism and schizophrenia, according to a new brain imaging study by ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 21, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (47) | 20 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Psychedelic substances have long been used for healing, ceremonial, or mind-altering subjective experiences due to compounds that, when ingested or inhaled, generate hallucinations, perceptual ...
Neuroscience Feb 29, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (43) | 45 |
Scientists in Japan have created a microscopically thin film that can coat individual teeth to prevent decay or to make them appear whiter, the chief researcher said.
Dentistry Sep 16, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (45) | 15
A genetically-engineered virus tested in 30 terminally-ill liver cancer patients significantly prolonged their lives, killing tumours and inhibiting the growth of new ones, scientists reported on Sunday.
Cancer Feb 10, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (44) | 12
Attention, college students cramming between midterms and finals: Binging on soda and sweets for as little as six weeks may make you stupid.
Health May 15, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (43) | 26 |
(Medical Xpress)—Many chronically depressed and treatment-resistant patients experience immediate relief from symptoms after taking small amounts of the drug ketamine. For a decade, scientists have been ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 04, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (40) | 13 |
A groundbreaking new study shows that laws legalizing medical marijuana have resulted in a nearly nine percent drop in traffic deaths and a five percent reduction in beer sales.
Health Nov 29, 2011 | 4.9 / 5 (38) | 13 |