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Small Comfort: Nanomedicine Able to Penetrate Bodily Defenses

Posted: August 5, 2012 at 3:45 pm


Tears and a runny nose can be unpleasant on a windy day, but these mucosal secretions play a vital role in protecting the body from viruses and other malicious microbes. Unfortunately, mucus is also adept at washing away medication designed to treat infections and inflammation that occur when an infectious agent is successful in penetrating the body's defenses [More]

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