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In brief (October 2014): immunology, sea levels, gender stereotype, and nanomedicine

A selection from what I’ve read over the past couple of months:
immune response and genetic variation, or how interindividual genetic variation affects immune cell behavior, contributing to differences in how people respond to pathogens and how susceptible they are to develop autoimmune diseases, 955 more words


Teeny Tiny Motors That Fit in Your Body

Imagine tiny gadgets wandering around in your bloodstream, travelling into your cells to seek out infections and fight diseases… Does it sound too fantastic to be true? 920 more words


High-density lipoprotein mimetic drug delivery systems for cancer, cardiovascular diseases

Nanolipoprotein particles (NLPs), which are mimetics of naturally occurring high-density lipoproteins (HDLs) present in the human body have been suggested as a new delivery platform for a range of therapeutics for cancer chemotherapy, heart disease, and infectious diseases. 230 more words


Green tea compound shows promise for tackling cancer - 40% of both types of tumour vanished

24 AUG 2012
A compound found in green tea could be a weapon in treatments for tackling cancer, according to newly-published research at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. 353 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Skin Penetrating Peptides Enhance Transdermal Delivery of Hyaluronic Acid

As a major component of the skin extracellular matrix, Hyaluronic Acid (HA) is involved in various biologic processes such as hydration, nutrient exchange, and cell differentiation and motility. 162 more words


Liposuction and Gold Nanoparticles

Scientists have discovered that tiny particles of gold injected into fat tissues can offer a new and potentially safer way to carry out liposuction procedures. Liposuction by definition is the process of removing excess fat found underneath the skin by suction. 404 more words