Tag: nanoparticle

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, Med Tech

New optical nanoparticle sensor can detect very low glucose concentrations

September 13, 2019

Via: The Medical News

The Optical Research Group of the Universitat Jaume I (GROC-UJI) has developed an optical nanoparticle sensor capable of detecting very low glucose concentrations, such as those present in a person’s tear, by means of fluorescent carbon quantum dots, applying synthesis […]

Biomarker, Innovation

New nanoscale technique developed to get more information from the blood of cancer patients

November 28, 2018

Via: The Medical News

A technique to get more information from the blood of cancer patients than previously possible has been developed. The discovery could potentially accelerate early diagnosis, speed up drug discovery and lead to advancements in personalized medicines. The Cancer Research UK-funded […]

Innovation, Research

Researchers modify nanoparticles to improve their uptake in gastrointestinal tract

August 9, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Nanoparticles show great promise as diagnostic tools and drug delivery agents. The tiny particles, which scientists can modify with drugs, dyes or targeting molecules, can travel in the circulation and squeeze through small spaces into cells and tissues. But until […]

Innovation, Research

Universal vaccine produces long-lasting immunity against influenza A viruses in mice

January 24, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Researchers have developed a universal vaccine to combat influenza A viruses that produces long-lasting immunity in mice and protects them against the limitations of seasonal flu vaccines, according to a study led by Georgia State University. Influenza, a contagious respiratory […]

Innovation, Research

Experimental nanoparticle therapy shows promise for fighting primary liver cancer

February 9, 2016

Via: The Medical News

An experimental nanoparticle therapy that combines low-density lipoproteins (LDL) and fish oil preferentially kills primary liver cancer cells without harming healthy cells, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report. “This approach offers a potentially new and safe way of treating liver […]