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Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology Medical Applications Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Nanomedicine - Nanotechnology category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology Medical Applications Publications

2018-04-16 : 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.

2018-02-27 : 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.

2018-02-17 : 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.

2018-01-16 : 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.

2017-09-13 : Nanoparticles from Tattoo Ink 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.

2017-09-05 : 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.

2017-08-21 : Preventing Cancer Metastases by Using Spaser to Destroy Circulating 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.

2016-12-25 : 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.

2016-11-24 : 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.

2015-10-19 : Car Exhausts Producing Nanotubes Found in Human Lungs : Vehicles appear to produce carbon nanotubes, and some of the evidence has been found in human lungs.

2015-03-29 : Brain Links from Carbon Nanotube Fibers : Carbon nanotube fibers invented at Rice University may provide the best way to communicate directly with the brain.

2015-02-23 : 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.

2015-02-11 : 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.

2015-01-06 : Nanotechnology Guides 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.

2014-12-30 : 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.

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

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

2014-10-20 : Micro and Nanoparticle Treatments for Alzheimers and Parkinsons : Growth factors are encapsulated so that they can inserted into micro and nano-capsules and implanted in the brain by means of craniotomy.

2014-10-12 : 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.

2014-10-05 : Plant Viruses Help Fight Breast Cancer and Other Deadly 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.

2014-09-24 : 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.

2014-08-10 : 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.

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

2014-02-27 : 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.

2013-08-23 : Toxic Nanoparticles May be Entering Our Food Products : Document looks at the potential health risk to humans from nanotechnology based products contaminating fresh produce and other food products.

2013-08-20 : 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.

2012-11-19 : 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.

2012-10-10 : Graphene: A Future Cure for Damaged Spinal Cords : Graphene could be used in the future to help repair spinal cord injuries as well as revolutionize the electronics industry.

2012-08-27 : 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.

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

2012-03-17 : Wound Healing and Anti-aging Cream from Shrimp Shells : Chitosan could be used as a protective wound-healing material to avoid opportunistic infection as well as working to facilitate wound healing.

2011-08-11 : 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.

2011-05-26 : New Nanoscale Imaging Could Lead to New 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.

2011-05-04 : Nanoparticles Could Deliver Cancer Drugs to Nearly Any Type of Tumor : Such particles could target nearly any type of tumor, and can be designed to carry virtually any type of drug.

2011-04-02 : Good Cholesterol Nanoparticles Seek and Destroy Cancer Cells : Likely that many cancer patients could benefit from this new type of treatment in the long run.

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

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

2011-02-13 : 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.

2011-02-01 : 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.

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

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

2010-11-06 : 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.

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

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

2010-08-16 : 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.

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

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

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

2010-03-13 : Nanoparticles - Golden Bullet for Cancer : The gold bullets are gold nanocages that when injected selectively accumulate in tumors.

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

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

2009-07-20 : Nanoparticle Research : Nanoparticles are just billionths of a millimeter in size exhibiting novel and often surprising properties.

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

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