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Nano-targeting treatment for prostate cancer

Metastatic or castrate-resistant prostate cancer can spread to the bone in certain patients. While several new treatments are available, they can have a difficult time reaching the bone and ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Medical Xpress

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Researchers identify the inner workings of cellular calcium pumps

For the first time, researchers have observed the ion pumps that activate cell transport and signal systems. This ensures the function of biomolecular mechanisms.

Mon 13 Nov 17 from

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Nanoshells could deliver more chemo with fewer side effects

Researchers investigating ways to deliver high doses of cancer-killing drugs inside tumors have shown they can use a laser and light-activated gold nanoparticles to remotely trigger the release ...

Wed 8 Nov 17 from

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Theranostic nanoparticles for tracking and monitoring disease state

Although the most basic definition of a "theranostic" nanoparticle is a nanoparticle that simply has a therapeutic moiety and imaging or diagnostic moiety on the same particle, the authors of ...

Thu 9 Nov 17 from

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Scientists create 'tracking' nanoagents to illuminate very small diseased tissues

Polymer nanoagents that can 'light up' tiny areas of diseased tissues that conventional methods fail to detect, have been created by a research team led by Nanyang Technological University, ...

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"Look over there!" Nanoparticles reduce inflammation by distracting the immune system

It's a classic movie trope, someone distracts the guards while our hero sneaks past. A team of researchers at the University of Michigan has deployed the same tactic to reduce inflammation ...

Thu 9 Nov 17 from Gizmag

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11 easy ways to protect against cancer-causing chemicals

Cancer experts have identified 20 chemicals suspected of causing cancer. Here's how to avoid them.

Thu 9 Nov 17 from FOXNews

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New model reveals possibility of pumping antibiotics into bacteria

Researchers in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Biochemistry have discovered that a cellular pump known to move drugs like antibiotics out of E. coli bacteria has the potential ...

Tue 7 Nov 17 from

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Age-old malaria treatment found to improve nanoparticle delivery to tumors

A new study shows that a 70-year-old malaria drug can block immune cells in the liver so nanoparticles can arrive at their intended tumor site, overcoming a significant hurdle of targeted drug ...

Mon 6 Nov 17 from

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Researchers report first-ever protein hydrogels made in living cells

Johns Hopkins cell biologists report what they believe is the first-ever creation of tiny protein-based gelatin-like clumps called hydrogels inside living cells. The ability to create hydrogels ...

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