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Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology Medical Application Research Documents Document List

Summary: Our library below features 59 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology RSS feed.

Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology Publications

Flexible Artificial Retinas Use 2D Materials
The flexible artificial retina devices based on very thin 2D materials could someday restore sight to millions of people with retinal diseases.
Publish Date: 2018-08-25 - Updated: 2023-05-27

Dangers of Nanoparticles in the Environment Cause for Concern
Researchers warn that a combination of nanoparticles and contaminants may form a cocktail that is harmful to our cells.
Publish Date: 2018-08-22 - Updated: 2023-05-27

Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Targets Kidney Diseases
Peptide nanoparticles outsmart biological system and target the kidney cells which may prove critical to treating chronic kidney disease.
Publish Date: 2018-08-21 - Updated: 2023-05-27

Breakthrough Hybrid Nanomaterial Platform to Kill Cancer Cells
Hybrid nanomaterial based on magnetite gold particles can serve as a platform to detect cancer cells anywhere in the body and to complete targeted deliveries of drugs to these cells.
Publish Date: 2018-08-18

Transporting Drugs by Nano-submarine to Target Headaches and Tumors
New method enables miniature drug-filled nano-carriers to dock on to immune cells, which in turn attack tumors.
Publish Date: 2018-07-30

Growing Bone and Cartilage Tissues for Humans from Flaxseed Like Particles
Researchers at Texas A&M University have explored a new class of clay nanoparticles that can direct stem cells to become bone or cartilage cells.
Publish Date: 2018-04-16

Metalens and Artificial Muscle Create Smart Adaptive Artificial Eye
Researchers combine metalens with an artificial muscle - Artificial eye automatically stretches to simultaneously focus and correct astigmatism and image shift.
Publish Date: 2018-02-27

Therapeutic Biocompatible Anti-Burn Nanofibers Made of Polycaprolactone Create Living Bandages
Therapeutic material based on nanofibers made of polycaprolactone modified with antibacterial composition and plasma components of human blood will accelerate growth of tissue cells twice as quickly and prevent formation of severe burn scars.
Publish Date: 2018-02-17 - Updated: 2018-02-19

Synthesized Nanoparticle-Antioxidants to Treat SCI and Stroke
Researchers develop therapeutic complex based on multi-layer polymer nano-structures of superoxide dismutase that can be used to rehabilitate patients after acute SCI, strokes, and heart attacks.
Publish Date: 2018-01-16

Tattoo Ink Nanoparticles Travel Inside the Body
Elements that make up ink in tattoos travel inside the human body in micro and nanoparticle forms and reach the lymph nodes.
Publish Date: 2017-09-13 - Updated: 2021-03-01

Nanoparticles Injected After Spinal Cord Injury Limit Damage, Inflammation and Scarring
The treatment could potentially limit secondary damage to the spinal cord in humans after an SCI.
Publish Date: 2017-09-05 - Updated: 2020-07-04

Preventing Cancer Metastases : Spaser Used to Destroy Tumor Cells
Spaser can be used as optical probe and when released into the body, find circulating tumor cells, stick to them and destroy these cells by breaking them apart to prevent cancer metastases.
Publish Date: 2017-08-21 - Updated: 2020-02-06

Breath Sniffer Can Identify Diseases
Researchers develop array of nanoscale sensors to detect individual components in breath samples from patients who were either healthy or had different diseases.
Publish Date: 2016-12-25 - Updated: 2023-09-19

Hazard Assessment for Understanding Threats From Emerging Nanomaterials
Analysis uncovers health and environmental hazards in nanosilver products already on store shelves, points to haphazard oversight and regulation by EPA.
Publish Date: 2016-11-24

Nanotubes in Human Lungs From Car Exhausts
Vehicles appear to produce carbon nanotubes, and some of the evidence has been found in human lungs.
Publish Date: 2015-10-19 - Updated: 2020-12-11

Carbon Nanotube Fiber Brain Links
Carbon nanotube fibers invented at Rice University may provide the best way to communicate directly with the brain.
Publish Date: 2015-03-29 - Updated: 2021-08-24

Magnetic Nanoparticles May Stop Blood Clot Strokes
Loading magnetic nanoparticles with drugs and dressing them in biochemical camouflage can destroy blood clots 100 to 1,000 times faster than commonly used clot-busting technique.
Publish Date: 2015-02-23 - Updated: 2020-10-06

Injectable Nanoparticles Could Protect Injuries from Oxidative Stress
Injectable nanoparticles that could protect an injured person from further damage due to oxidative stress have proven effective in tests.
Publish Date: 2015-02-11

Nanotechnology Cancer Surgery Technique
Cancerous cells and tumors will glow and fluoresce when exposed to near-infrared light giving surgeons precise guide on what to remove.
Publish Date: 2015-01-06 - Updated: 2021-09-26

Using Nanotechnology for ACL Replacements
During ACL reconstruction surgeries, tunnels are drilled into the femur and tibia bones to hold the new ligament in a fixed position.
Publish Date: 2014-12-30

Nanotubes May Restore Sight to Blind Retinas
Researchers develop groundbreaking wireless material capable of sparking neuronal activity in response to light.
Publish Date: 2014-12-02

Breaking Nano Barrier to Engineer Micro-scale Protein Microfiber
Researchers break new ground in development of proteins that form specialized fibers used in medicine and nanotechnology.
Publish Date: 2014-10-31 - Updated: 2021-10-25

Micro-Nanoparticle for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Treatment
Growth factors are encapsulated so that they can inserted into micro and nano-capsules and implanted in the brain by means of craniotomy.
Publish Date: 2014-10-20 - Updated: 2020-12-06

Nanoparticles That Can be Manipulated with Magnets and Glow in a Biological Environment
Creating particles that emit a colorful fluorescent glow in a biological environment, and can be precisely manipulated within living cells, has been achieved.
Publish Date: 2014-10-12

Plant Viruses Help Fight Breast Cancer and Diseases
Researchers hope to take a healthy salad up a level by growing a vaccine for an aggressive form of breast cancer in leafy greens.
Publish Date: 2014-10-05 - Updated: 2021-05-07

Synthesizing Nanoparticles from Simple Salt Solutions in Water
One-step process uses potassium superoxide (KO2) to rapidly form oxide nanoparticles from simple salt solutions in water.
Publish Date: 2014-09-24 - Updated: 2021-11-06

Nanotechnology and the Frontiers of Cyborg Science
Presentation on development of nanowire nano-electronic devices and their application as tools for recording and stimulation from level of single cells to tissue.
Publish Date: 2014-08-10

Nano Device for Early Cancer Detection
Researchers announce development of lab-on-a-chip platform for detecting protein cancer markers in blood using advances in plasmonics, nano-fabrication, microfluids and surface chemistry.
Publish Date: 2014-05-18 - Updated: 2021-07-22

Nanoparticles of Silver in Supplements, Cosmetics and Food Packaging
New study from the University of Southern Denmark shows nano-silver can penetrate our cells and cause damage.
Publish Date: 2014-02-27 - Updated: 2021-02-04

3D Printing Living Tissues with Blood Vessels
Bio-printing method creates intricately patterned 3D tissue constructs with multiple cell types and blood vessels creating human tissue realistic enough to test drug safety and effectiveness.
Publish Date: 2014-02-27 - Updated: 2014-04-27

Toxic Nanoparticles Entering Food Products
Document looks at the potential health risk to humans from nanotechnology based products contaminating fresh produce and other food products.
Publish Date: 2013-08-23 - Updated: 2022-01-20

Using Nanoparticles to Battle Cancer
Research on new cancer treatment technique that uses nanoparticles to reprogram immune cells so they are able to recognize and attack cancer cells.
Publish Date: 2013-08-20 - Updated: 2018-03-15

Multiple Sclerosis Breakthrough - Nanoparticle Resets Immune System to Normal
Highly significant breakthrough in translational immunotherapy that can be used in many immune related diseases including Type 1 diabetes food allergies and asthma.
Publish Date: 2012-11-19

Graphene Repair for Spinal Cord Damage
Graphene could be used in the future to help repair spinal cord injuries as well as revolutionize the electronics industry.
Publish Date: 2012-10-10 - Updated: 2021-07-14

Growing Artificial Tissues with Embedded Nanoscale Sensors
Method for embedding networks of biocompatible nanoscale wires within engineered tissues allowing direct tissue sensing and potentially stimulation.
Publish Date: 2012-08-27 - Updated: 2021-08-08

Nanoscale Films for Hip Implants Could Prevent Premature Failure
Nanoscale films promote bone growth and creates a stronger seal between implant and the bone.
Publish Date: 2012-04-21 - Updated: 2017-06-06

Chitosan Wound Healing and Anti-aging Creams
Chitosan could be used as a protective wound-healing material to avoid opportunistic infection as well as working to facilitate wound healing.
Publish Date: 2012-03-17 - Updated: 2021-10-04

Artificial Nanoparticles Influence Heart Rate
Scientists can use this new model heart to shed light on the mechanism by which the nanoparticles influence the heart rate.
Publish Date: 2011-08-11

Nanoscale Imaging May Lead to Multiple Sclerosis Treatments
A new method of nanoscopic imaging may lead to new methods for early detection and diagnosis and treatments for pathological tissues precursors to multiple sclerosis and similar diseases.
Publish Date: 2011-05-26 - Updated: 2022-03-23

Nanoparticles Could Deliver Cancer Drugs to Tumors
MIT chemical engineers have designed a new type of drug-delivery nanoparticle that exploits a trait shared by almost all tumors: They are more acidic than healthy tissues.
Publish Date: 2011-05-04 - Updated: 2022-04-09

Good Cholesterol Nanoparticles Seek and Destroy Cancer Cells
High-density lipoprotein's hauls excess cholesterol to the liver for disposal, but new research suggests good cholesterol can also act as a special delivery vehicle of destruction for cancer.
Publish Date: 2011-04-02 - Updated: 2022-04-28

Funding for Nanomedicine Research to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment
Seven new research projects on regenerative medicine and nanomedicine received $16 million in funding.
Publish Date: 2011-03-16

Nanotechnology May Lead to New Treatment of Liver Cancer
Hepatocellular carcinoma is the fifth most common cancer in the world and is highly aggressive.
Publish Date: 2011-02-24

Nanoparticles May Enhance Circulating Tumor Cell Detection
Tiny gold particles can help doctors detect tumor cells circulating in the blood of patients with head and neck cancer.
Publish Date: 2011-02-13

Nanoshell Therapy Effective Against Brain Cancer
Nanoshells are light-activated nanoparticles designed to destroy tumors with heat and avoid unwanted side effects of cancer drugs and radiation therapy.
Publish Date: 2011-02-01

Nanotech Medicine Information
Reconstructive surgery matching cutting-edge medicine to the latest developments in nanotechnology.
Publish Date: 2011-01-18

Nanoparticles Possible Threat to Workers Lungs
Tiny particles used in a range of everyday products from computers to shampoo can adversely affect the lungs.
Publish Date: 2010-11-21

Nanotechnology Helps Deliver Drugs to Intestinal Target
Nanoparticle drug delivery could be beneficial for patients suffering from inflammatory bowel diseases including Crohns Disease ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome.
Publish Date: 2010-11-06

Nanotechnology Brings Personalized Therapy Closer
Technology can make nanoscale protein measurements which scientists can use in clinical trials to learn how drugs work.
Publish Date: 2010-09-30

Artificial Skin Created from Nanowires
The artificial skin dubbed e-skin is the first such material made out of inorganic single crystalline semiconductors.
Publish Date: 2010-09-12

NanoSmart Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Receives Patent Allowance for Tumor Targeting Platform Technology
NanoSmart Pharmaceuticals has received a Notice of Allowance for a US patent on its proprietary cancer tumor targeting technology.
Publish Date: 2010-08-16

Test Shows Plastic Antibody Nanoparticles Work
Evidence a plastic antibody artificial version of proteins produced by the immune system works in the bloodstream.
Publish Date: 2010-06-09 - Updated: 2018-03-15

Incorporating Biofunctionality into Nanomaterials
Atomic layer deposition to incorporate biological functionality into complex nanomaterials.
Publish Date: 2010-03-23

DNA Nanotechnology Applications in Medicine
Development of nanotubes that could one day deliver drugs to specific diseased cancer cells.
Publish Date: 2010-03-17

Nanoparticle Nanocages: A Golden Bullet for Cancer?
The gold bullets are gold nanocages that when injected selectively accumulate in tumors.
Publish Date: 2010-03-13 - Updated: 2018-08-19

New Way of Producing Electricity
Minuscule wires known as carbon nanotubes could lead to a new way of producing electricity.
Publish Date: 2010-03-07

Nanoparticles Target Cardiovascular Disease
Nanoparticles could eliminate arterial stents and provide alternative to drug-releasing stents in patients with cardiovascular disease.
Publish Date: 2010-01-23

Nanoparticle Research
Nanoparticles are just billionths of a millimeter in size exhibiting novel and often surprising properties.
Publish Date: 2009-07-20 - Updated: 2010-03-13

Mesothelioma Link to Nanotechnology Carbon Nanotubes
Carbon nanotubes may be causing harm to the human body in the form of mesothelioma cancer.
Publish Date: 2008-07-28 - Updated: 2010-01-24

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