News tagged with delivery system

An easier prescription

Type I diabetes patients typically inject insulin several times a day, a painful process that reduces quality-of-life. Injectable medications are also associated with noncompliance, which can result in long-term complications ...

dateJul 07, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Proteins assemble and disassemble on command

Scientists have deciphered the genetic code that instructs proteins to either self-assemble or disassemble in response to environmental stimuli, such as changes in temperature, salinity or acidity. The discovery provides ...

dateSep 21, 2015 in Polymers
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Improved nanoparticles deliver drugs into brain

The brain is a notoriously difficult organ to treat, but Johns Hopkins researchers report they are one step closer to having a drug-delivery system flexible enough to overcome some key challenges posed by brain cancer and ...

dateSep 11, 2012 in Bio & Medicine
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Tiny capsules deliver drugs

A tiny particle syringe composed of polymer layers and nanoparticles may provide drug delivery that targets diseased cells without harming the rest of the body, according to a team of chemical engineers. This delivery system ...

dateJan 12, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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