nanomedicine

Amrita unveils drug for neuro tumours


February 21st, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Amrita Centre for Nanosciences Tuesday unveiled what is said to be a wonder drug to treat neuro-endocrine tumours.The product has been developed at the Amrita ... Read more...

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Nanotech to pave way for safer breast implants


October 10th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) There is cheering news for victims of breast cancer who feel disfigured by the partial or complete removal of their breasts.Researchers led by Judit E. ... Read more...

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Mucus may play active role in penetration of toxins into our cells


March 31st, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): A study has found that mucus may play an active role in the penetration of hydrophobic substances, including toxins and carcinogens, into our cells.The finding was revealed by ... Read more...

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Soon, localized delivery of anti-cancer drug by remote-controlled microcarriers


March 16th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Drug delivery that precisely targets cancerous cells without exposing the healthy surrounding tissue to the medication's toxic effects may soon be a reality, thanks a new research by ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles help improve survival after blood loss


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Scientists have used tiny particles called nanoparticles to improve survival after life-threatening blood loss.The advance by scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University could improve ... Read more...

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Cancer-killing medical ’smart bomb’ comes closer to reality


February 18th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Scientists have moved a step closer to creating a medical 'smart bomb' that would seek out and eradicate the root of cancer cells - by developing the world's ... Read more...

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‘Breast on-a-chip’ to help experts in cancer research


January 25th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): With a large number of women nowadays getting breast cancer, developing methods for early diagnosis and subsequent treatment has been a major public health priority.Now, researchers at ... Read more...

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Imaging breakthrough to help docs see microscopic details inside our bodies


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Scientists say that a new breakthrough in imaging technology using a combination of light and sound will allow health care providers to see microscopic details inside the body.Access ... Read more...

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Now, radiation therapy to detect and kill tumours with fewer side effects


August 10th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): Scientists are developing a new way to destroy cancerous tumors with radiation therapy that would have fewer side effects and minimal damage to surrounding tissue.Israel Gannot of Tel ... Read more...

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Nanoparticle ’smart bomb’ formed by bee venom may harbour cancer cure


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): A toxic protein in bee venom, when altered, significantly improves the effectiveness liposome-encapsulated drugs or dyes, such as those already used to treat or diagnose cancer, according to ... Read more...

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Ultrafine pollution particles may heighten asthmatic allergic inflammation risk


July 2nd, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Ultrafine particles in polluted air may heighten allergic inflammation in asthma, according to a new UCLA led study.The research found that the tiniest air pollutant particles - those ... Read more...

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Nanobubbles may help destroy cancer cells


February 5th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Scientists at Rice University have come up with a new technique to isolate cancer cells and destroy them with tiny explosions.They used lasers to make "nanobubbles" by ... Read more...

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Scientists create chip to sniff out type, severity of cancer


September 30th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 30 (IANS) Researchers have developed a microchip that is sensitive enough to quickly determine the type and severity of a patient's cancer and nip the disease in the bud. "This remarkable ... Read more...

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New chip can detect cancer early


September 30th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 30 (IANS) In a major breakthrough for early cancer detection, Canadian researchers have developed an inexpensive microchip that is sensitive enough to detect the type and severity of the disease. The ... Read more...

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Scientists create multipurpose Swiss Army knife for nanomedicine


July 28th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): By combining two nanoparticles in one tiny package, University of Washington researchers have created a Swiss Army knife of sorts for medical imaging and therapy.The multipurpose nanotechnology tool ... Read more...

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Pastries-like nanoparticles may help fight disease


July 30th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): American scientists have developed ultra-miniature bialy-shaped particles called nanobialys that may soon be carrying medicinal compounds through patients'' bloodstreams to tumours or atherosclerotic plaques.The particles dubbed nanobialys ... Read more...

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Eating broccoli may help give the aging immune system a boost


March 7th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): If you want to stay healthy as you grow older, then dont make a face when it comes to eating broccoli, for researchers at the University of California ... Read more...

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