(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at Emory University School of Medicine have identified a compound that boosts levels of a survival factor in neurons threatened by Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Sep 05, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Size really does matter according to scientists looking for ways to cure Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 22, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have discovered the structure and operating procedures of a powerful anti-bacterial killing machine that could become an alternative to antibiotics.
Medical research Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- While many bacteria exist as aggressive pathogens, causing diseases ranging from tuberculosis and cholera, to plague, diphtheria and toxic shock syndrome, others play a less malevolent ...
Medical research Jul 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Despite dramatic progress in reducing Americans' exposure to lead over the past 25 years, a growing body of research finds that children and adults still face health risks from even very low levels of the toxic metal in their ...
Health Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
With a single drug treatment, researchers at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine can silence the mutated gene responsible for Huntington's ...
Neuroscience Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A vaccine which revives a promising but long-abandoned path to thwart Alzheimer's disease has cleared a key safety hurdle in human trials, researchers say.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) have made exciting progress in their quest to help patients fight cancer using the body's own immune system.The ...
Cancer May 28, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
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 |
The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare have conducted whole genome sequencing (WGS) of a rare nasal tract cancer called olfactory neuroblastoma ...
Genetics May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An inexpensive "orphan drug" used to treat sleep disorders appears to be a potent inhibitor of cancer cells, according to a new study led by scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Their novel approach, using ...
Cancer May 21, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (8) | 3 |
For the first time, scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have transplanted brain cancer patients' own gene-modified blood stem cells in order to protect their bone marrow against the toxic side effects of ...
Cancer May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
UC Davis researchers have found novel compounds that disrupt the formation of amyloid, the clumps of protein in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease believed to be important in causing the disease's characteristic ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
In a paper published today in Nature's open access journal Scientific Reports, researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno report that male pseudoscorpions treated with the antibiotic tetracycline suffer ...
Medical research Apr 27, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Cancer is much more likely in the elderly than the young, and their bodies often are less prepared to fight the disease and the often-toxic side effects of treatment.
Cancer Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |