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Global health care spending is predicted to reach $10 trillion USD during 2022 with almost 30% of it belonging to the USA. It might sound... Read More »
ACTION:  Infringement of U.S. Patent 5,827,529 (referred to as “529 Patent) by Noven Therapeutics/Noven Pharmaceuticals, makers of products such as the... Read More »
Nearly one million individuals with diabetes have to inject themselves daily with insulin. Patients with HIV and certain types of cancer also require frequent... Read More »
Ever forget to take your morning pills?  Or can’t remember if you have to take the blue pill today or the yellow one?  Suddenly, life just got a lot... Read More »
Since the dawn of nanotechnology, researchers have envisioned using nanoscale drug delivery devices for chemotherapy drugs designed to fight cancer more effectively... Read More »
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Ann ConkleAn exciting approach. Looking forward to seeing if the results are just as promising in human trials.
Jul 12, 2012
Nanotechnology has numerous applications in the fields of dermatology and medicine: sunscreen with nano-sized particles offers better protection, nanotech particles... Read More »
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Jackie KellyFascinating. So much cancer treatment relies on tricking our bodies' own defenses and this sounds like a great new way to do that, particularly in light of the recent spikes in melanoma rates.
Jul 5, 2012
Could it be possible to one day deliver miniscule factories to the human body to produce medicine? In an article in the American Chemical Society’s journal Nano... Read More »
Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have developed nanoparticles that could treat a devastating, incurable cancer. Multiple myeloma (MM) is a cancer of plasma... Read More »
A new method of delivering chemotherapy drugs could eliminate the heavy price of the treatment. Because the cell-killing therapy targets fast-growing cells, it... Read More »
Here's your weekly wrap up of the top medical news! Baby kept alive with world’s smallest artificial heart Italian doctors are reporting that... Read More »
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Aurora SterlingThe connections between industry and research are always interesting
Jul 5, 2012
A new device could makes trips to the doctor’s office less painful -- especially for those who squirm at the sight of needles. Using a high-pressure jet, a new... Read More »
A research team from the University of North Carolina has developed nanoparticle carriers to deliver therapeutic doses of a cancer drug that previously failed in... Read More »
Drug delivery is among the most significant obstacles facing modern medicine: the more we manufacture drugs to treat specific unhealthy areas of the human body, the... Read More »
Researchers from Rice University, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine have utilized light-harvesting nanoparticles to... Read More »
Scientists reported on the progress of developing ‘backpacking’ bacteria at the 243rd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society... Read More »
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona researchers have developed a new vehicle to release proteins with therapeutic effects. The vehicles are known as ‘bacteria... Read More »
The Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is working on creating complex nanostructures by taking... Read More »
Researchers at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University have developed a new method for creating nanofibers out of proteins. These nanofibers can be used in a ... Read More »
Researchers at Harvard University have developed a robotic device made from DNA that could potentially seek out specific cell targets within a complex mixture of ... Read More »
Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Mass. have developed a new mechanism of drug release. It uses 3D superhydrophobic materials that make use ... Read More »
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