Tag: Nanomedicine

Innovation, Med Tech, Research

Researchers review future directions of nanomedicine development

December 24, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Announcing a new publication for BIO Integration journal. In this commentary the authors Phei Er Saw and Sangyong Jon from Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, Korea, consider how the entry […]

Innovation, Research

Cancer nanomedicine may accelerate metastasis, NUS study finds

February 1, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Nanoparticles can be found in processed food (e.g. food additives), consumer products (e.g. sunscreen) and even in medicine. While these tiny particles could have large untapped potential and novel new applications, they may have unintended and harmful side effects, according […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Scientists design nanorobots that seek and destroy tumor cells

February 13, 2018

Via: The Medical News

The technology can be applied to treat many types of cancer, since all solid tumor-feeding blood vessels are essentially the same. The major new advancement is the result of a collaboration between researchers from Arizona State University (ASU) and the […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Medical Device Coating Points To and Kills Bacteria

July 18, 2017

Via: Medgadget

Researchers at KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) in Saudi Arabia, not to be confused with KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), have developed a special nanoparticle coating that can be used to give the surfaces […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Research offers new way to improve nanopharmaceuticals for personalized medicine

April 27, 2017

Via: The Medical News

In a newly published study in Nature Nanotechnology, the shape and geometry of nanoparticles can have a significant impact in modulating adverse injection reactions and offer realistic solutions for patients receiving nanopharmaceuticals—drug delivery systems specializing in microscopic-particle drug combinations. Almost […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Ultrasound Helps Release Drugs from Nanoparticles Into Brain

January 24, 2017

Via: Medgadget

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have come up with a simple way of using ultrasound to release drugs from special nanoparticles delivered into the brain. The technology would allow for targeted drug delivery, making sure the medication is delivered where […]

Innovation, Med Tech

MRI for Drug Delivery and Imaging at Same Time

October 12, 2016

Via: Medgadget

MRI machines allow doctors to look at hidden details inside our bodies, but soon they may be used to also deliver drugs in a highly targeted manner. Normally, a systemic medication traves along with blood’s natural currents, finding itself in […]

Innovation, Med Tech

New Coating Allows for Self-Cleaning Endoscopes That Maintain a Clear View

October 6, 2016

Via: Medgadget

While endoscopes give doctors a window into the human body, the view is usually less than crystal clear. Blood and other bodily fluids are sticky and muck up the viewing window on endoscope tips, requiring regular pauses during procedures to […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Scientists move closer to developing therapeutic window to the brain

July 13, 2016

Via: ScienceDaily

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside are bringing their idea for a ‘Window to the Brain’ transparent skull implant closer to reality through the findings of two studies that are forthcoming in the journals Lasers in Surgery and Medicine […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Ultrasound Used to Rotate Biological Samples Within Microfluidic Devices

March 29, 2016

Via: Medgadget

Microfluidic devices have come a long way over the past decade, able to perform advanced diagnostics and to manipulate objects flowing through them in interesting ways. Yet, one thing that has been a challenge is the difficulty of rotating fragile […]

Research, TECH

New tool for investigating RNA gone awry

July 21, 2015

Via: Sciencedaily Health

RNA is a fundamental ingredient in all known forms of life — so when RNA goes awry, a lot can go wrong. RNA misregulation plays a critical role in the development of many disorders, such as mental disability, autism and […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Nanorobots to Swim Through Blood Delivering Drugs

June 24, 2015

Via: Medgadget

In a cooperation between the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich and Israel Institute of Technology (Technion), scientists have developed microscopic “nanoswimmers” that can penetrate blood and even thicker liquids that exist within the body, something that corkscrews modeled […]

Medical Devices

Nanoparticles to Prevent Tooth Decay; Looking to Put Dentists Out of Business

April 21, 2015

Via: Medical Devices

We’re never at a loss for toothpaste choices, but we may see the addition of “With Nanotechnology!” advertised on the tubes in the future. Researchers from the University of Rochester and University of Pennsylvania have designed drug-releasing nanoparticles to protect […]