Tag: "chitosan" at medical news
Chitosan May Not Conclusively Help Weight Loss
...131 overweight or obese adults. Those who received chitosan
had an average weight loss of almost 4 pounds more...chitosan. The average age of participants in the chitosan
study was 44 years. Eleven of the studies included both men and women; three included women only. Th...
Insulin Tablets-No More Injections
... The scientists reported using a chemical called chitosan
derived from shrimps, crabs or lobsters, to coat i... were then made into very tiny nanoparticles. The chitosan
-shelled insulin was found to escape attack by stomach acids and the particles were very tiny enough...
Novel Delivery Method of Insulin Gene to Combat Juvenile Diabetes Developed
...cles. The nanoparticles contain a component called chitosan
that provides protection to the insulin gene while in the gut as well as an integrase to insert the insulin gene into the patients gut cells. Gene delivery by these nanoparticles is expected to be safer and less immunogenic than more commonly used ...
Lobster Shells Have Great Healing and Antiseptic Properties
...the development of a procedure that involves using chitosan
to cover surgical threads and lint, into which ant... the report said. 'This procedure involves using chitosan
to cover surgical threads and lint, into which antibiotics are injected. By doing this, we obtain me...