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 |
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 |
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 |
New research from an international team of scientists suggests evolution, or basic survival techniques adapted by early humans, influences the decisions gamblers make when placing bets.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 18, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A little practice goes a long way, according to researchers at McMaster University, who have found the effects of practice on the brain have remarkable staying power.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 2 |
You may think your lack of resolve to get off the couch to exercise is because you're lazy, but McMaster University researchers have discovered it may be you are missing key genes.
Genetics Sep 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 3 |
When it comes to golf, practice doesnt necessarily make perfect but perfect practice might.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 27, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Researchers at McMaster University have discovered new genetic evidence about why some people are happier than others.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—New cases of C. difficile-associated diarrhea among hospitalized patients taking antibiotics can be reduced by two-thirds with the use of probiotics, according to new research published Monday in the Annals of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
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 |
Global study suggests need for strategies to combat unhealthy lifestyles among the poor and the rich
Healthy foods such as fruits and vegetables, proteins and total fats are consumed more often by the wealthy while poorer people consume more carbohydrates, says a new study involving people from 17 countries.
Cardiology Aug 26, 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 |
New research suggests a higher-protein, lower-carbohydrate energy-restricted diet has a major positive impact on body composition, trimming belly fat and increasing lean muscle, particularly when the proteins come from dairy ...
Health Aug 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
(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