News tagged with toxic effect

Nanoparticles working in harmony

For decades, researchers have been working to develop nanoparticles that deliver cancer drugs directly to tumors, minimizing the toxic side effects of chemotherapy. However, even with the best of these nanoparticles, only ...

Jul 15, 2011
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Protein could be used to treat alcohol effects on pancreas

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Medical Research Council (MRC) study has discovered that a protein provides protection against the effects of alcohol in the pancreas. The findings could lead to the development of new treatments to reduce ...

Mar 22, 2011
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Using nanotechnology to improve cancer treatment

(PhysOrg.com) -- Research directed by Basar Bilgicer, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and a member of the Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics initiative at the University of Notre Dame, could ...

Dec 03, 2010
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