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 |
After completing the first study of its kind, researchers at McMaster University have discovered that very early musical training benefits children even before they can walk or talk.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 3 |
Commonly prescribed anti-depressants appear to be doing patients more harm than good, say researchers who have published a paper examining the impact of the medications on the entire body.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 24, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (19) | 10 |
(Phys.org) -- Researchers in Canada, Scotland and Australia have discovered that salicylate, the active ingredient in aspirin, directly increases the activity of the protein AMPK (AMP-activated protein kinase), a key player ...
Medications Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
For decades, the blood thinner heparin has been used to prevent and treat blood clots. Could it be just as effective in treating cancer?
Cancer Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Closing elementary and secondary schools can help slow the spread of infectious disease and should be considered as a control measure during pandemic outbreaks, according to a McMaster University led study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at McMaster have developed a new system for delivering drugs to the back of the eye - one that could offer more effective treatment while sparing patients with vision-related ...
Ophthalmology Feb 02, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
An irregular heartbeat that you don't even feel but can be picked up by a pacemaker is associated with a significantly increased risk of stroke, says a new McMaster University study.
Cardiology Jan 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Professor David Rollo and a group of researchers at McMaster may have found a "silver bullet" when it comes to slowing the aging of the brain.
Medical research Jan 04, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (7) | 2 |
Drugs used to overcome cancer may also combat antibiotic resistance, finds a new study led by Gerry Wright, scientific director of the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research at McMaster University.
Medical research Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
McMaster University researchers have found consistent evidence that use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is associated with breast cancer globally. This study comes at a time when more women are again asking for this ...
Cancer Dec 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Check-list for a healthy life: Quit smoking. Don't drink too much. Exercise regularly.
Health Dec 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Regular exercise tends to steeply decline among youth as they move to university or college, according to a study by researchers at McMaster University.
Health Dec 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 2
Researchers at McMaster University have found that brief high intensity workouts, as little as six sessions over two weeks, rapidly lower blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetics, offering a potential fix for patients who struggle ...
Health Dec 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research conducted at McMaster University suggests women vying for male attention become aggressive towards other women they see as sexual rivals, a scene often played out in the media and popular ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |