News tagged with drug

Making injectable medicine safer

Bring the drugs, hold the suds. That summarizes a promising new drug-making technique designed to reduce serious allergic reactions and other side effects from anti-cancer medicine, testosterone and other drugs that are administered ...

dateMay 19, 2016 in Materials Science
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Using carbon nanotubes for drug delivery

Carbon nanotubes, or tiny hollow cylinders of one-atom-thick carbon sheets, have incredible potential for a wide variety of applications due to their strength, flexibility, and other uniquely powerful properties. They are ...

dateMay 17, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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Why cancer drugs can't take the pressure

A major reason why cancer drugs fail is that they cannot penetrate the high-pressure environment of solid tumors. A study published May 10th in Biophysical Journal reveals that a large, naturally occurring molecule called ...

dateMay 10, 2016 in Biochemistry
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A calcium pump caught in the act

Researchers at Aarhus University have described one of the cell's key enzymes, the calcium pump, in its decisive moment—a so-called transition state. These findings provide a very detailed picture of how one of the most ...

dateMay 09, 2016 in Biochemistry
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