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(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at the University of Reading have demonstrated for the first time that a previously unstudied chemical in cannabis could lead to more effective treatments for people with epilepsy.
Neuroscience Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Menachem Shoham, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has discovered novel antivirulence drugs that, without killing the bacteria, render Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Au ...
Medical research Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A majority of Americans who live in multi-unit housing have adopted smoke-free rules in their private homes but millions remain involuntarily exposed to secondhand smoke in this environment, according to ...
Health Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Balancing your diet with protective foods rich in fibre and vitamin C can help prevent the formation of cancer causing compounds in the gut, the British Science Festival will hear today.
Cancer Sep 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Attention men: The day may be coming soon when you can take your own birth control pill with no side effects, according to a study done by a group of scientists that includes a Texas A&M University researcher.
Medical research Sep 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists have found that eliminating an enzyme from mice with symptoms of Alzheimer's disease leads to a 90 percent reduction in the compounds responsible for formation of the plaques linked to Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Sep 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Children exposed in the womb to the widely used pesticide additive piperonyl butoxide (PBO) have heightened risk of noninfectious cough at ages 5 and 6, according to researchers at the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental ...
Health Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—One of the world's top selling drugs potentially also acts against the growth of new lymphatic vessels, with potential implications for cancer therapy. This surprising finding was brought ...
Cancer Sep 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A compound developed to treat neuropathic pain has shown potential as an innovative treatment for Alzheimer's disease, according to a study by researchers at Cleveland Clinic's Lerner Research Institute and Anesthesiology ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Microbial infections are becoming unbeatable due to progressive mutations that lead to antimicrobial drug resistance. European scientists exploited the characteristics of novel antimicrobial compounds that ...
Medications Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Water-pipe smoking is as bad as deeply inhaling cigarette smoke when it comes to causing respiratory problems, according to a study published on Thursday.
Addiction Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adolescent smokers have thicker artery walls indicative of early development of atherosclerosis, according to research presented today at the ESC Congress. The findings from the Sapaldia Youth Study were ...
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at the University of Liverpool and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital have been awarded £1.4 million to design a new drug for the treatment of chronic pain.
Medical research Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Medicines for Malaria Venture has developed a framework to evaluate the risk of resistance for the antimalarial compounds in its portfolio. A paper based on this work: A framework for assessing the risk of resistance for ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The natural plant compound phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC) hinders the development of mammary tumors in a mouse model with similarities to human breast cancer progression, according to a study published August 2 in the Journal of ...
Cancer Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0