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 ...

dateOct 30, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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New method for magnetic manipulation of cells

( -- 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 of blood vessels ...

dateApr 06, 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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