David Kirkpatrick

January 19, 2010

Nanotech to replace drug-releasing stents

Via KurzweilAI.net — Nanotechnology is getting a reputation for innovative cancer treatments, but this breakthrough shows nanotech has a lot to offer many areas of medicine.

New ‘nanoburrs’ could add to arsenal of therapies against heart disease
Physorg.com, Jan. 18, 2010

Researchers at MIT and Harvard Medical School have built targeted nanoparticles that can cling to artery walls and slowly release medicine, an advance that potentially provides an alternative to drug-releasing stents in some patients with cardiovascular disease.
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