New nanodevice defeats drug resistance and releases cancer drugs

Posted in Medicine on 11th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers were able to shrink tumors by 90 percent in two weeks.

A dose of extra oxygen can rev up cancer-fighting immune cells

Posted in Medicine on 9th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Boosting oxygen in the air helped mice with cancer battle lung and breast tumors.

Cancer-fighting nanoparticles carry medicine to tumors in the lungs

Posted in Medicine on 6th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

A new nanoparticle is capable of carrying cancer-fighting drugs to a tumor site in the lungs before releasing them.

Breakthrough in understanding how cancer cells metastasize

Posted in Medicine on 27th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

A protein commonly found in human cells could be an important switch that activates cancer cell metastasis, according to a new study.

Self-healing nanogel acts as long-term drug supply

Posted in Medicine on 24th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

MIT chemical engineers have designed a new type of self-healing hydrogel that can be injected through a syringe to supply one or two different drugs at a time.