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Magnetism Turns Drug Release On and Off

Many medical conditions, such as cancer, diabetes and chronic pain, require medications that cannot be taken orally, but must be dosed intermittently, on an as-needed basis, over a long period of time. A few delivery techniques ...

dateOct 30, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Nanoparticles to kill cancer cells with heat

Heat may be the key to killing certain types of cancer, and new research from a team including National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) scientists has yielded unexpected results that should help optimize the ...

dateJun 17, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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Nanoparticles replace needle and thread

(Phys.org) —Stopping bleeding, closing wounds, repairing organs—these are everyday challenges in medical and surgical practice. In the journal Angewandte Chemie, French researchers have now introduced a new method that ...

dateApr 28, 2014 in Bio & Medicine
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