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MIT Develops a Magnetic Hypospray for Needleless Shots

MIT develops a magnetically driven needless drug delivery system that fires nearly as fast as the speed of sound.
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Magnetic switch for drug delivery implants

Odd : Boing Boing (5 years ago)

Researchers have developed an "on/off" switch for implantable drug delivery systems that uses an external magnet to trigger the internal release of the medicine. The half-inch implant stores the drug inside a nanoengineered membrane... Read Post

Electric current to brain boosts memory: May help treat memory disorders from stroke, Alzheimer's, brain injury

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (10 hours ago)

Stimulating a region in the brain via non-invasive delivery of electrical current using magnetic pulses, called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, improves memory. The discovery opens a new field of possibilities for treating memory... Read Post

Intermittent drug delivery system using magnetism and nanotechnology

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmag (5 years ago)

Researchers have developed a drug delivery solution that combines magnetism and nanotechnology to produce a method that offers all the advantages of the various previous methods combined. The new method developed by researchers at t... Read Post


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