Search Tag: Nanotechnology

Executive Health Management

EU Research Making Headway in Early Cancer Detection

2013 28 May

An EU-funded project is pushing the envelope on cancer treatment delivery, through the development of emerging technology based on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and high-intensity focused ultrasounds (HIFU). Researchers are combining MRI-guided HIFU with selective nano-medicine to provide a full spatial and temporal control of the drug-release process,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Nanotechnology to Fight Hospital Superbugs

2013 25 Apr

Each year, twice as many people die in Europe from hospital acquired infections than from road accidents. These infectious diseases have developed antibiotic resistance and spread despite the best efforts of staff, mainly through textiles like bed linen. But the technology developed by a European research project helps fight back against the so-called... Read more