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September 22nd, 2008

Nanoparticle method may be able to inject drugs deep into the brain

Abstract:
A new way to fight Alzheimer's and other neurological diseases aims to deliver a drug deep into the brain using nanoparticles.
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Alzheimer's is linked with the build up of damaging protein deposits in the brain and now a novel way to hinder this process is under development by a team at University College Dublin.

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telegraph.co.uk

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