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May 19th, 2009

'Nanotechnology' May Simplify Antibiotic Treatment

Abstract:
So-called "nanotechnology" may improve the effectiveness of antibiotics by allowing the medicine to be put into an aerosol form, new research suggests.

A spray of antibiotics encapsulated in microscopic antimicrobial silver carbene complexes (SCCs) proved highly successful at just half the dosage of conventionally inhaled antibiotics in tests on mice infected with Pseudomona aeroginosa, a common bacteria that causes a pneumonia-like respiratory illness in people.

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