Oncology & Cancer

Brain tumour cells killed by anti-nausea drug

(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Adelaide has shown for the first time that the growth of brain tumours can be halted by a drug currently being used to help patients recover from the side effects of ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Silent stroke can cause Parkinson's disease

(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at The University of Manchester have for the first time identified why a patient who appears outwardly healthy may develop Parkinson's disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Seizures in patients with pork tapeworm caused by Substance P

A neuropeptide called Substance P is the cause of seizures in patients with brains infected by the pork tapeworm (Taenia solium), said Baylor College of Medicine researchers in a report that appears online in the open access ...