New drug combo makes cancer cells `eat themselves`

A new drug combination therapy, which is being developed at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center effectively, killed colon, liver, lung, kidney, breast and brain cancer cells while having little effect on noncancerous cells.

Poor temperament in childhood linked to adolescent alcohol use

Children under the age of five with behavioural issues are likelier to start drinking by the age of 15, according to a new study.

Multiple genes contribute to schizophrenia risk

Multiple genes contribute to risk for schizophrenia and appear to function in pathways related to transmission of signals in the brain and immunity, an international study has discovered.

Tick bite triggers red meat allergies

Being bitten by one of the spider-like bugs can trigger a severe allergy to meat, a new study has revealed.