Oncology & Cancer

DNA nanotubes deliver therapeutics to glioblastoma tumors

Glioblastoma is widely considered the most aggressive brain cancer. Even with treatment, patient survival rates are low, with most living an average of 15–18 months after diagnosis. Because of the highly diverse characteristics ...

Dentistry

Getting to the root of tooth replantation challenges

Completely dislodging a tooth from the socket is not generally considered a reversible process. However, this injury is most common in children, whose roots may not be completely developed, meaning quick reactions could save ...

Medications

Complications of drug delivery discussed with an expert

Drug delivery plays an important role in the treatment of diseases. Matching a specific drug molecule with the right delivery route optimizes therapeutic performance and minimizes side effects. Associate Professor Matthias ...

Medical research

Researchers develop 'dimmer switch' to help control gene therapy

In a major advancement in the field of gene therapy for rare and devastating diseases, researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have developed a "dimmer switch" system that can control levels of proteins ...

Biomedical technology

Microneedle patches for microdosing psychedelic pharmaceuticals

Although one may think of psychedelic pharmaceuticals as being dangerous and detrimental, scientists have been conducting experiments and clinical trials on some of them and have obtained positive results when testing them ...

Vaccination

California seizes control over struggling vaccine delivery

California is changing up the way it is delivering coronavirus vaccines, moving to a more centralized system that is expected to streamline appointment sign-up, notification, and eligibility for nearly 40 million residents ...

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