News tagged with magnetic nanoparticles

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 ...

Oct 30, 2009
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Progress in using magnetic fields to target tumors

(Phys.org)—Since the advent of cancer nanotechnology, researchers have sought to use magnetic fields to increase the concentration of drug-loaded iron oxide nanoparticles that reach a tumor. However, magnetic fields drop ...

Oct 19, 2012
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New method for magnetic manipulation of cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Magnetic technology could help address a major problem that bioengineers face as they try to create new tissue: getting human cells to not only form structures, but to stimulate the growth ...

Apr 06, 2009
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