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NanoApps Medical – News Posts from June 2016

The sun has gone blank twice this month

June 30th, 2016|0 Comments

From an article by Meteorologist Paul Dorian Vencore, Inc: "For the second time this month, the sun has gone completely blank. This is a more dangerous time for astronauts as the increase in potent cosmic rays [...]

Why bad ideas refuse to die

June 29th, 2016|0 Comments

From the article by Steven Poole in The Guardian: "They may have been disproved by science or dismissed as ridiculous, but some foolish beliefs endure. In theory they should wither away – but it’s not that [...]

Breathtec Biomedical Announces Plans for Breath Analysis Clinical Trials at Canadian Tech Facility

June 29th, 2016|0 Comments

  VANCOUVER, BC–(Jun 28, 2016) – Breathtec BioMedical, Inc is holding a press conference today to announce plans for the commencement of the company’s clinical trial program at Innovation Boulevard located in Surrey, British Columbia. [...]

Want to send your own experiments into space?

June 28th, 2016|0 Comments

From If you are a space enthusiast and planning to built a your own low cost space-bound satellite, then here is a great news for you! Scientists at Arizona university have developed a tiny satellite- [...]

Saving precious water with nanoscale ingenuity

June 28th, 2016|0 Comments

From Managing scarce water resources is problematic for many Middle East countries, and forecasts predict a more straitened situation ahead. Desalination plants are one way to manage water shortages, as more than two-thirds of [...]

Nanoscale Trojan horses treat inflammation

June 27th, 2016|0 Comments

From Nanosized Trojan horses created from a patient's own immune cells have successfully treated inflammation by overcoming the body's complex defense mechanisms, perhaps leading to broader applications for treating diseases characterized by inflammation, such [...]

How nanotechnology could detect and treat cancer

June 27th, 2016|0 Comments

From A growing field called nanotechnology is allowing researchers to manipulate molecules and structures much smaller than a single cell to enhance our ability to see, monitor and destroy cancer cells in the body. [...]

International Conference On Nanomedicine And Nanobiotechnology – ICONAN 2016 in Paris France

June 26th, 2016|0 Comments

The International Conference On Nanomedicine And Nanobiotechnology is an annual event that hosts high-profile plenary speakers, world class researchers, oral and poster presentations, workshops, sponsor exhibits and afterworks. It is a great opportunity to share [...]

Astronauts Report Vision Problems

June 26th, 2016|0 Comments

NASA is planning the first manned mission to Mars but there are some risks to astronaut health that scientists are working hard to overcome. For one, space travel can impair an astronaut's vision. Many astronauts [...]

Diagnostic Device Keeps Astronauts Checked Up for Distant Space Trips

June 26th, 2016|0 Comments

 In the future, NASA astronauts journeying into deep space may give themselves a health check-up with the aid of a small medical device developed by a team of scientists, including one from LLNL. "The point [...]

Astronaut Scott Kelly Describes Effects of Space on the Body: ‘We Simply Do Not Fully Understand’

June 25th, 2016|0 Comments

From the article by Julia Zorthian at Time Magazine: For the human body, Kelly said space travel has "permanent effects we simply do not fully understand" Astronaut Scott Kelly, back from his year in space on [...]

6 Ways Medicine in Space is Completely Different from on Earth

June 25th, 2016|0 Comments

From the article by Jeff Kluger at Time Magazine: Everything's different in zero-g You may or may not want to go to space, but here’s something certain: you definitely don’t want to get sick there. [...]

U.S. Reports First Zika-Related Death in Puerto Rico as NASA Predicts the Virus’ Potential Spread

June 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Health officials have announced the first death linked to the Zika virus has occurred in Puerto Rico. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday that a Puerto Rican man in his 70s [...]

Sydney’s nanoscience lab has floating floors and Faraday cages

June 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

From New Scientist: It’s one of the most controlled places on the planet. At Australia’s newest nanoscience centre, the air is 100 times cleaner than a sterile surgical operating theatre, and even the slightest vibrations [...]

Does nanomedicine have a delivery problem?

June 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

From Chemical and Engineering News: Experts debate controversial paper that suggests delivery efficiencies for cancer nanomedicines are low and not improving. Cancer drugs don’t discriminate. They kill all cells, not just the cancerous ones. So [...]

Targeting cancer cells with ‘nano’ medicine

June 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

From The Irish Times: Good security is all about vigilance. Your body’s immune system scrutinises all newcomers to weed out whatever looks suspicious and checking and rechecking ID. In University College Dublin, Prof Ken Dawson [...]

Nanoscale Defenses

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

From the article at The Scientist: Coating hospital surfaces, surgical equipment, patient implants, and water-delivery systems with nanoscale patterns and particles could curb the rise of hospital-acquired infections. Picture a hospital room: white walls, stainless [...]