Journal of Controlled Release

Oncology & Cancer

To fight lung cancer, researchers think small

In a study published in the Journal of Controlled Release, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers used nanoparticles to deliver powerful chemotherapy drugs directly to lungs affected by metastatic disease ...

Oncology & Cancer

Focused delivery for brain cancers

A person's brainstem controls some of the body's most important functions, including heart beat, respiration, blood pressure and swallowing. Tumor growth in this part of the brain is therefore twice as devastating. Not only ...

HIV & AIDS

An aspirin a day may keep HIV away, study finds

An affordable, globally available drug – low-dose Aspirin – shows promise as a new approach to preventing HIV transmission, a University of Manitoba study has found.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

First photoactive drug to fight Parkinson's disease

An international team has designed the first potentially therapeutic photoactive drug, MRS7145, to fight Parkinson's disease, according to the new article in Journal of Controlled Release.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New method could deliver DNA-based vaccines in pill form

A microscopic corn-and-shrimp cocktail could eventually make DNA-based vaccinations and cancer-treating gene therapies an easier pill to swallow, according to new research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

The dawn of mRNA-based therapeutics for brain diseases

The progressive dementia suffered by patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) affects millions of people globally each year and puts considerable strain on healthcare services. The mechanisms behind AD are not yet clear, and ...

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