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Therapeutic Delivery – News and Features


Researchers Create Artificial Cells That Closely Resemble Living Cells

Ronit Freeman and her lab use innovative approaches to build functional cells, bridging the gap between synthetic and living materials.
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Could a Novel RNA-Based Vaccine Strategy Stop Endless Boosters?

A novel vaccination strategy utilizing small interfering RNA molecules could protect infants from COVID-19 and flu with a single shot. The study suggests that the vaccine strategy could offer continued protection even if the virus mutates.
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Immunotherapy Developed To Localize Cancer-Killing Molecules

A new immunotherapy has been developed that localizes cytokines to tumors for weeks while preserving their activity.
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Targeted Liver Cancer Treatment May Help Cut Side Effects

3D-printed films loaded with drugs could be used to kill cancer cells while minimizing the toxicity of traditional chemotherapy.
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Ketamine Reduces Depression After Childbirth, Study Finds

A single low dose of esketamine – the active form of the anesthetic drug, ketamine – can reduce depressive episodes when given immediately after childbirth, a new study has found.
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Discovery of Nanoscale Voids Poised To Enhance the Performance of Filtration Materials

Researchers have unveiled nanoscale voids in three dimensions, using high-powered microscopy and mathematical theory. This advancement is poised to improve the performance of many filtration materials.
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Virtual Reality Therapy Helps Decrease Cancer Pain, Study Finds

A new study has used virtual reality (VR) to help reduce cancer pain for hospitalized patients, potentially providing a non-invasive and non-pharmacologic approach to improve the quality of life for people with cancer.
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Molecular Device Triggers Drug Delivery and Self-Healing Materials

Scientists have developed a first-of-its-kind molecular device that controls the release of multiple small molecules using force.
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Researchers Decode the Mechanism of Action of Hepatitis B and D Virus Inhibitor

The molecular mechanisms behind the action of the hepatitis B and D virus inhibitor bulevirtide have been revealed, potentially paving the way to more targeted treatments.
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Nasal Spray Safely Treats Heart Rhythm Condition in Trial

A clinical trial led by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators showed that a nasal spray that patients administer at home, without a physician, successfully and safely treated recurrent episodes of a condition that causes rapid abnormal heart rhythms.