Naomi Halas

Gold nanoparticles employed against prostate cancer

Gold nanoparticles invented by Naomi Halas, head of Rice University in the US, target prostate cancer, in a first-of-its-kind clinical trial.The nanoparticles or nanoshells...
vegan

Vegan diet may lower the risk of type 2 diabetes

A diet-rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes, and seeds with no animal products may significantly lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, however, it...
marker

New marker to assess brain damage after cardiac arrest

A study published by the researchers at Lund University in Sweden, Tobias Cronberg and Niklas Mattsson shows that serum tau levels can be a...
plasticell

Plasticell receives EU funding to advance neurodegenerative disease research

Plasticell Ltd, a developer of stem cell technologies and regenerative medicines, announced that the Advanced Stem Cell Training Network (ASCTN), a European research consortium...
assessing patietns

New marker to assess brain damage after cardiac arrest

A study published by the researchers at Lund University in Sweden, Tobias Cronberg and Niklas Mattsson shows that serum tau levels can be a...
Alzheimer's

Screening Alzheimer’s disease with non-invasive imaging

Research shows that in the patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the small blood vessels in the retina at the back of the eye are...
skin sensor

Innovative skin sensor to revolutionize hydrocephalus treatment

Currently the treatment of hydrocephalus involves the surgical implantation of a tube known as a 'shunt' to drain excess fluid out of the brain....
breast feeding

Breastfeeding can help form good bacteria in babies

A new study from the Newcastle University in the United Kingdom, suggests that breastfeeding can play an important role in providing good gut bacteria to...
Tiny nanostraws

Tiny nanostraws deliver molecules inside human cells

Researchers can design the perfect molecule to edit a gene, treat cancer or guide the development of a stem cell. Tiny nanostraws can help...
smart stickers

Smart stickers to monitor health risks

Scientists have developed a wearable electronic device, smart stickers, made of cellulose, which sticks to the skin, to monitor physical activity and notify the wearer about...