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Heated magnet nanoparticles target cells, release drugs

Researchers in Switzerland have created a novel drug delivery system using nanosized magnets to deliver toxic drugs to specific parts of a patient's body. The triggered delivery is a step toward creating "intelligent" drugs with highly targeted functions.

Texas researchers aim to spur lung growth with nanoparticles

Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington and UT Southwestern Medical Center are developing a drug delivery system that uses nanoparticles to bring regenerative drugs into the lungs.

Bayer's extended use IUD nets FDA go-ahead

Bayer's hormone-releasing IUD Skyla is set to become the first new device of its kind to hit the U.S. market in 12 years.

Scientists harness molecular 'transporter' to boost drug delivery prowess

Scientists have decoded the structure of a transporter molecule, and think they can design more targeted chemotherapy and anti-viral drugs that the molecule will recognize and carry to a tumor, without hurting healthy tissue.

Protein-based nanofiber envisioned for drug delivery use

Nanofibers can now be made from proteins, an advance produced by scientists at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University that could have big drug delivery implications.

EyeGate discloses positive Phase III data for electric eye drug device

EyeGate Pharmaceuticals has long envisioned using a low-voltage electrical current to deliver a drug treatment to the eye. Researchers testing the company's device to perform just such a task...