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Johns Hopkins researchers figure out how to deliver drugs to brain using ultrasound

Johns Hopkins researchers figure out how to deliver drugs to brain using ultrasound

Biomedical engineers at Johns Hopkins report they have worked out a noninvasive way to release and deliver concentrated amounts of a drug to the...
New 'smart needle' to make brain surgery safer

New ‘smart needle’ to make brain surgery safer

A new high-tech medical device to make brain surgery safer has been developed by researchers at the University of Adelaide. The tiny imaging probe, encased...
Smartphone microscope offers cost-effective DNA sequencing and genetic mutation analysis

Smartphone microscope offers cost-effective DNA sequencing and genetic mutation analysis

Just like an alphabet is made up of individual letters, DNA is composed of chemical bases. And in the same way that letters must...
New technology enables 5-D imaging in live animals, humans

New technology enables 5-D imaging in live animals, humans

A new image analysis technique makes it easier for scientists to quickly find and track important biological molecules including tell-tale signs of disease. Called "Hyper-Spectral...
Tiny Super Magnets Could Be the Future of Drug Delivery

Tiny super magnets could be the future of drug delivery

Microscopic crystals could soon be zipping drugs around your body, taking them to diseased organs. In the past, this was thought to be impossible -...
Trump presidency

Biotechnology leaders surveyed about impact of Trump presidency

The day following the election of Donald Trump as President, a survey of leaders in biotechnology in the United States, conducted by GENETIC ENGINEERING...
Nanostructures made of pure gold

Nanostructures made of pure gold

The idea is reminiscent of the ancient alchemists' attempts to create gold from worthless substances. Researchers from TU Wien (Vienna) have discovered a novel...
nanomedicine approach to improve HIV drug therapy

Scientists develop a nanomedicine approach to improve HIV drug therapy

In a new study led by the University of Liverpool, researchers use nanotechnology to improve the delivery of drugs to HIV patients. The finding...
lung cancer

Nanotech can help distinguish lung cancer cells from healthy cells

Recently, researchers from University of Colorado Boulder developed a new technique to distinguish lung cancer cells from healthy cells via nanoparticles. The finding is...
nanoscale robots

Mind-controlled nanoscale robots can deliver drugs in the brain

Controlled drug delivery systems aim to improve the spatial (where) and temporal resolution (when) of therapeutic molecules. However, the temporal resolution is very challenging...

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Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of...