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August 15th, 2005

Medical Miracles

Abstract:
Nano-engineering of new drug-releasing polymer structures is changing medical design. Bioabsorbable devices will be the next big thing.

Use of drug-bearing polymers in implantable devices now is exploding. From a base of zero 25 years ago, it's a $28 billion industry in the U.S. alone this year, with applications ranging from treatment of brain cancer to a potential game-changer for diabetes.

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