Search results for theranostics

Bio & Medicine Jul 30, 2020

Magnetic gold nanohybrid will help fight cancer

A team of NUST MISIS scientists, together with colleagues from Russia and Germany, have presented a detailed study of magnetite-gold nanohybrids. In the future, such nanoparticles can help in theranostics—the diagnostics ...

Bio & Medicine May 20, 2020

Iron nanorobots go undercover to do surveillance on living cells in real time

Living cells inside the body could be placed under surveillance—their location and migration noninvasively tracked in real time over many days—using a new method developed by researchers at KAUST.

Bio & Medicine Aug 10, 2012

'Theranostic' imaging offers means of killing prostate cancer cells

( -- Experimenting with human prostate cancer cells and mice, cancer imaging experts at Johns Hopkins say they have developed a method for finding and killing malignant cells while sparing healthy ones.

Bio & Medicine Nov 09, 2017

Theranostic nanoparticles for tracking and monitoring disease state

Although the most basic definition of a "theranostic" nanoparticle is a nanoparticle that simply has a therapeutic moiety and imaging or diagnostic moiety on the same particle, the authors of a new SLAS Technology review ...

Biochemistry May 29, 2019

HGF-inhibitory macrocyclic peptide—mechanisms and potential cancer theranostics

Hepatocyte Growth Factor (HGF) is a protein that acts as a cell growth factor. By binding to its receptor protein MET on the cell membrane, it exerts its physiological functions such as proliferation and migration of cells, ...

Bio & Medicine Apr 05, 2019

Black nanoparticles slow the growth of tumors

The dark skin pigment melanin protects against the sun's damaging rays by absorbing light energy and converting it to heat. This could make it a very effective tool in tumor diagnosis and treatment, as demonstrated by a team ...

Optics & Photonics Mar 21, 2019

Optical force-induced self-guiding light in human red blood cell suspensions

New photonic tools for medical imaging can be used to understand the nonlinear behavior of laser light in human blood for theranostic applications. When light enters biological fluids it is quickly scattered, however, some ...

Bio & Medicine Feb 28, 2013

Trackable drug-filled nanoparticles: A potential weapon against cancer

Tiny particles filled with a drug could be a new tool for treating cancer in the future. A new study published by Swedish scientists in Particle & Particle Systems Characterization shows how such nanoparticles can be combined ...

Bio & Medicine Sep 27, 2010

Scientists use plasmonic nanobubbles in living organisms to detect, eliminate prostate cancer cells (w/ Video)

( -- Rice University physicist Dmitri Lapotko has demonstrated that plasmonic nanobubbles, generated around gold nanoparticles with a laser pulse, can detect and destroy cancer cells in vivo by creating tiny, ...

Bio & Medicine Dec 21, 2017

Fluorescent nanomedicine can guide tumor removal, kill remaining cancer cells

Oregon State University scientists have developed a nanomedicine platform for cancer that can help doctors know which tissue to cut out as well as kill any malignant cells that can't be surgically removed.

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