Queen's University

Psychology & Psychiatry

A potential cure for sleeplessness

New research from Queen's University's Judith Davidson (Psychology) has shown insomnia can be treated effectively at the family doctor's office without the use of drugs.

Medical research

Unraveling mysteries in the blood

Queen's University researcher Paula James has revealed women who are carriers of hemophilia A, an inherited bleeding disorder, experience abnormal bleeding in about 30 per cent of cases. Dr. James is working to unravel the ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Hormone could slow Alzheimer's progression

Queen's University researcher Fernanda De Felice (Psychiatry), along with co-authors from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, have identified an exercise-linked hormone that could slow the progression of Alzheimer's ...

Oncology & Cancer

Major pancreatic cancer breakthrough

Clinical trial results presented today at a prestigious cancer meeting in Chicago show substantial increased survival rates for pancreatic cancer patients who received a four-drug chemotherapy combination known as mFOLFIRINOX ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study compares cancer drug cost, benefit

Queen's University researcher Christopher Booth reveals the price of new cancer therapies is not associated with treatment effectiveness.

Genetics

A major step in treating genetic diseases

Researchers at Queen's University have published new findings, providing a proof-of-concept use of genetic editing tools to treat genetic diseases. The study, published in Nature Scientific Reports, offers an important first ...

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