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 |
For the first time, researchers at McMaster University have conclusive evidence that bacteria residing in the gut influence brain chemistry and behaviour.
Medical research May 17, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (20) | 9 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
A long-held mantra suggests that you can't change your family, the genes they pass on, or the effect of these genes. Now, an international team of scientists, led by researchers at McMaster and McGill universities, is attacking ...
Genetics Oct 11, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The bacteria responsible for causing the 1348 Black Death, identified as one of the most cataclysmic events in human history, has been identified by a McMaster researcher.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 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 |
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 |
It's a disease affecting those closest to us our fathers, brothers and sons.
Cancer May 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 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
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
When it comes to golf, practice doesnt necessarily make perfect but perfect practice might.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 27, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
New research from McMaster University may answer a controversial question: do the blind have a better sense of touch because the brain compensates for vision loss or because of heavy reliance on their fingertips?
Neuroscience May 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
For years doctors have warned that too much salt is bad for your heart. Now a new McMaster University study suggests that both high and low levels of salt intake may put people with heart disease or diabetes at increased ...
Health Nov 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |