Nanoparticles are important new tools for fighting cancer. With the promise of improving drug efficacy while also minimizing damage to non-cancerous healthy cells, it is clear why there is excitement about using nanotechnology for drug delivery. But, what exactly makes nanoparticles so good for delivering drugs in cancer?
Imagine that coffee or food stain you just accidentally spilled your dress shirt or blouse before an interview or while at lunch before an important meeting. Instead of requiring an impromptu wardrobe change or carrying on with an embarrassing blemish for the rest of the day, new nano-enabled clothing could make it possible to clean your clothing by simply standing in the sun for a moment!
A major issue in dealing with the aftermath of hurricanes like Harvey, Irma, and Maria is the supply of clean water. In light of these recent disasters, the significant advancements made during the past year using nanoparticles for water purification have been on the forefront of our minds.
In Ayurveda, the alternative Hindu medicine based on the ideal balance among the body’s systems through diet, herbal treatments and yogic breathing, it is said that consumption of gold at certain levels increases strength of body.
Any new parents are likely well versed in dealing with diaper rash as it is the most common skin issue for babies. Luckily it is easily treated and not a major concern. However, did you know the healing effect of diaper rash lotions are due to nanoparticles?
One class of therapeutics that has extensively explored the potential for using lipid-based nanoparticles is mRNA. Now it appears researchers have shed light on how to boost intracellular mRNA delivery using lipid nanoparticles.
The growing problem of antibiotic resistant bacteria has become a mainstream health concern, and for good reason. Now nanobiotics may offer a promising strategy to combat antimicrobial resistance.
The results of a half-decade long Swiss study on nanomaterials are in, and the data favors new opportunities while acknowledging areas that need more investigation.
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