News tagged with drug release

New nanodevice defeats drug resistance

Chemotherapy often shrinks tumors at first, but as cancer cells become resistant to drug treatment, tumors can grow back. A new nanodevice developed by MIT researchers can help overcome that by first blocking ...

dateMar 02, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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Nano-hydrogels that attack cancer cells

Hydrogels are materials that are commonly used in everyday objects such as contact lenses or diapers, in order to control humidity. However, chemical engineers at the University of Guadalajara (UdeG), in ...

dateFeb 06, 2015 in Materials Science
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Novel technique informs drug delivery research

University College Dublin researchers led by Conway Fellow, Professor David Brayden have shown that a candidate drug delivery polymer may have potential for oral or topical use. These findings were recently ...

dateJun 03, 2010 in Polymers
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NanoViagra

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new generation of anti-impotency drugs based on nanoparticles might be coming quickly. Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York presenting at the 104'th Annual Meeting ...

dateApr 28, 2009 in Bio & Medicine weblog
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Model predicts how to build a better stent

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have been puzzled in recent years by observations that drug-releasing stents (mesh-like tubes implanted to hold patients' coronary arteries open) can increase the likelihood of blood clots and ...

dateJan 06, 2009 in Mathematics
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