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Nanoparticles Delivering Drugs Through the Skin

Did you know that the skin is the body’s largest organ? It covers about 1.8 square meters!1 It serves as the body’s outermost protective layer by limiting the movement of molecules into and out of the body, holding all of the body’s organs close together, and being the first defensive barrier against foreign threats. 1,666 more words


Is targeting your target?

Warren Chan’s group published in June a perspective in Nature Reviews Materials entitled “Analysis of nanoparticle delivery to tumours” (Wilhelm et al). A key finding of their analysis of the literature is the absence of increase in the (very small) amount of nanoparticles delivered to tumours in the past 10 years. 2,436 more words


Ep 2. Viruses: Biology's Nanoparticles

Welcome to episode 2 of the Sustainable Nano podcast! In this episode, we talk with scientist M.G. Finn about how viruses are like (and unlike) nanoparticles, and some of the ways researchers want to use viruses to fight disease. 126 more words


The Most Interesting Review on Nanomedicine

The field of nanomedicine holds potential for the improvement of health care around the world and the coming nanomedical revolution will surely bring innovative solutions to many of the difficulties we currently encounter in the realm of patient treatment. 47 more words

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Magnetic Nanoparticles in Cancer Treatment

Although nanomedicine may sound like something out of a science fiction film, it is already being put to use in treating a range of human illnesses. 1,095 more words


Nanosurface Created with Potential Applications in Medical Devices

A researcher from RMIT and collaborators have created a novel nanosurface to be used in medical devices and implants that will prevent contamination with lethal bacteria. 80 more words

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Atlanta Team Using Ginger Nanoparticles To Treat Crohn's/Colitis

By Paul K. DiCostanzo Managing Editor

Atlanta, GA, US- A research team based at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center are testing a new medicinal therapy for treating patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), … 522 more words