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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Nanoparticles reduce prostate tumours in mice

Scientists have used radioactive gold nanoparticles fused to a chemical found in tea to shrink prostate tumours in mice.
Scientists have used radioactive gold nanoparticles fused to a chemical found in tea to shrink prostate tumours in mice. The technique is believed to be highly specific and should… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/nanoparticles-reduce-prostate-tumours-in-mice/

Nanoparticles boost vaccines

Scientists have developed nanoparticles that boost the effectiveness of vaccines in mice by mimicking part of the natural immune response.
Scientists have developed nanoparticles that boost the effectiveness of vaccines in mice by mimicking part of the natural immune response. The new technology could improve… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/nanoparticles-boost-vaccines/

Magnetic medicines treat brain tumours

The barrier between blood vessels and the brain may no longer limit the delivery of medicines to tumours, research on rats shows.
The barrier between blood vessels and the brain may no longer limit the delivery of medicines to tumours, research on rats shows. The blood-brain barrier protects the brain… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/magnetic-medicines-treat-brain-tumours/

'Magnetic' stem cells target damaged blood vessels

Scientists have harnessed the power of magnetism to guide stem cells towards damaged tissue in rats.
Scientists have harnessed the power of magnetism to guide stem cells towards damaged tissue in rats. The team coated stem cells with iron nanoparticles. This allowed them to be… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/magnetic-stem-cells-target-damaged-blood-vessels/

Nanobees deliver deadly sting

A group of scientists has harnessed the power of bee venom and used it to kill tumour cells in mice.
A group of scientists has harnessed the power of bee venom and used it to kill tumour cells in mice. By arming small particles dubbed nanobees with the bee venom melittin,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/nanobees-deliver-deadly-sting/

Novel gene therapy reverses haemophilia

Scientists using mice have developed a new way to deliver gene therapies.
Scientists using mice have developed a new way to deliver gene therapies. By using hollow particles to deliver a gene into cells, they successfully reversed haemophilia symptoms.… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/novel-gene-therapy-reverses-haemophilia/

Nanoparticles seek out plaques in arteries

Researchers have designed small particles - ‘nanoparticles' - that are able to selectively bind to plaques in arteries.
Researchers have designed small particles - ‘nanoparticles' - that are able to selectively bind to plaques in arteries. This could enable treatments for furred arteries to be… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/nanoparticles-seek-out-plaques-in-arteries/

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