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Nanoparticle research and the future of medicine

(Phys.org)—A review paper by UCD researchers describing how nanoparticles can gather a cloak of molecules onto themselves in the human body is featured on the front cover of Nature Nanotechnology.

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 ...

Nanomedicines promise fewer side effects in treating cancer

A new generation of cancer treatments based on nanotechnology is making its way out of the laboratory and into the clinic with the promise of targeting cancer cells while steering clear of healthy tissue, according to the ...

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