Tag: "nanoparticles" at medical news
Gold to be used for cancer detection
may be used to detect cancer, says a new study tha...d son research team had been able to bind the gold nanoparticles
to the antibodies for cancer cells, a process that will make the tracing of cancer cells much easier...
Gene-Nanoparticle Gene Transfer Is Better Than Viral Vector Transfer System
...controlled laboratory conditions. By contrast, the nanoparticles
developed by the UB team can be synthesized easily...xperienced chemist. The UB researchers make their nanoparticles
from hybrid, organically modified silica (ORMOSIL), the structure and composition of which allow for...
Cultivating gold on a fig tree
... able to use the micro- organism to churn out gold nanoparticles
8,000 times smaller than the human hair.// And the...s that cause diseases and repair them. These gold nanoparticles
could also lead to new ways of detecting diseases and controlling genes and enzymes. The technology ...
MRI with nanoparticles highly sensitive in detecting prostate cancer metastases
High-resolution MRI with magnetic nanoparticles
is highly sensitive in detecting clinically occult... are suspicious for malignancy. MRI with magnetic nanoparticles
"is very likely going to change the way cancers can be staged," say senior doctors. "In the study 25...
RNA Nanotechnology To Rescue Cancer Patients In Future
... with properties the researchers could assign. The nanoparticles
have been created by linking together different ki...ly instructs the cells to 'stop not stopping.' The nanoparticles
had done their work on the breast cancer cell cultures within a few days." "The results are very pr...
Gold Nanoparticles: Agents For Noninvasive Cancer Therapy
are potential and very practical agents in therape... photothermal agent by selectively delivering gold nanoparticles
to oral carcinoma cells that overexpress EGFR, a clinically related cancer biomarker, and discuss th...
Alzheimer's Can Be Slowed Down By Gold Nanoparticles
A combination of radiation and gold nanoparticles
can help in slowing down the progress of Alzheimer...ng test tube studies, the scientists attached gold nanoparticles
to a group of beta amyloid fibrils, incubated the resulting mixture for several days and then expose...
Medical Boon in the Form of a Biofriendly Capsule
...eloped an innovative strategy of mixing lipids and nanoparticles
to produce new drug and agricultural materials and...dsorbing molecules on their surfaces. Then charged nanoparticles
were added to the solution. The nanoparticles
adhere to the capsules and prevent further growth, fre...
Potential Benefits Of New Nanotechnology
...ration// of miniaturized computers. By suspending nanoparticles
in water or other liquids, Professor Richard Williams and Dr Yulong Ding have created ‘nanofluids’ which can transfer heat up to 400% faster than other liquids. In a central heating system, nanofluids could increase efficiency without the need to use...
Absorption Of Carbon Nanotube Measured In Worms Revolutionize Cancer Research
...w to measure the absorption of multi-walled carbon nanoparticles
into worms and cancer cells. // Carbon nanotubes were discovered in 1991, and have a great value in several areas, including pharmacology and for hydrogen storage in fuel cells. But despite their promise, a big problem was that it's not known how mul...
Gold Nanoparticles Are Good Detectors Biological Toxins
...the University of East Anglia have found that gold nanoparticles
are very effective detectors of biological toxins/...archers led by Professor David Russell use of gold nanoparticles
that are only 16 nanometres in diameter - roughly 1/5000th the width of a human hair. Once made, the...
Scientists To Study Effect Of Nanoparticles On Liver
...dinburgh researchers will study the effect of tiny nanoparticles
on the health of the liver. These nanoparticles
are found in pollution// from traffic exhaust and are also used in making household goods such as pa...
Nanoparticles and Their Damage to Liver Cells
...the University of Edinburgh, it is understood that nanoparticles
present in the air may have an adverse// effect on the liver cells. These nanoparticles
are mainly found in the pollution from traffic exhaust, household goods such as paint, sunblock, foo...
Effect of Nanoparticles on Liver
...s at the University of Edinburgh plan to study how nanoparticles
affect the liver. The scientists propose to assess whether the nanoparticles
found// in pollution by traffic exhaust as well as in household goods like paint, sunblock, cosmetic...
Antiviral Coating On Bank Notes, Photocopiers Could Help Check Epidemics
...overed a coating of metal, metal oxide and ceramic nanoparticles
that have strong antiviral properties, reported the online edition of New Scientist. Applying the coatings to buttons on vending machines, workplace photocopiers and fax machines could limit the spread of viruses, Ren said. Ren, who has joined f...
Anti-Sense Drugs and Nanotechnology Offer New Hope In Cancer Fight
...genetic basis. Once inside cells, the DNA modified nanoparticles
act as sponges that bind to their targets and prevent them from being converted to proteins,’ said Chad Mirkin, lead author of the study. ‘Powerful new cancer drugs will only live up to their potential if they can be efficiently delivered to cancer...
New Multi-Modal Contrast Agents, A Boon For Medical Imaging
...targets. Watkin's transport system of choice are nanoparticles
of gadolinium oxide. The best way to visualize ...particles, Watkin and McDonald started by breaking nanoparticles
down into even smaller particles. Next, they successfully coated the particles with dextran, a natur...
New Molecular Treatment Identified To Treat Blood Cell Cancers
...onuclides, cytotoxic agents, toxins, cytokines and nanoparticles
to lymphoid cancers which include non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and acute lymphocytic leukemia,’ Lam said. In their paper, Lam and his colleagues report that they have already used LLP2A to successfully image lymphoid tumors in living mice. The researcher...
'Microscopic Grains Used in Sun Block Creams may Cause Nerve Damage'
...lina and her co-workers have studied the effect of nanoparticles
of titania (titanium oxide) on cultures of mice cells called microglia, which protect neurons in the brain from harm. They found the particles provoke the cells to manufacture chemicals that are protective in the short term but potentially damaging...
Nano-sized inhaled particles traverse quickly from nose to brain
...ation into whether the chemical characteristics of nanoparticles
determine how they will interact with or cause harm to animal and human cells. In the current study, the particles passed quickly through the rats' nostrils to the olfactory bulb, a region of the brain near the nasal cavity. They settled in the st...
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