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Drug-loaded synthetic nanoparticles can distinguish lung cancer cells from healthy cells

Drug-loaded synthetic nanoparticles can distinguish lung cancer cells from healthy cells

 

'The discovery that nanoparticles can be selective to certain cells based only on their physical and chemical properties has profound implications for nanoparticle-based therapies because cell type specificity of drug carriers could alter patient outcomes in the clinic,' said corresponding author Dr. Daniel Siegwart.

Diet or exercise: What's best for the middle-aged heart?

Diet or exercise: What's best for the middle-aged heart?

 

'If walking or running on a treadmill seems like punishment, find something else to do. Perhaps weight training, Zumba, or walking in the park is a better option,' suggested Dr. Lona Sandon, assistant professor of clinical nutrition at UT Southwestern.

Skull base surgeons help pioneer method of extracting tumors from ear canal

Skull base surgeons help pioneer method of extracting tumors from ear canal

 

Although more study is needed to evaluate the surgery's outcomes compared with more standard procedures, the benefits -- such as less pain and a quicker recovery time -- are often seen with minimally invasive procedures compared to more invasive surgeries, said Dr. Brandon Isaacson, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.