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The annual ritual of visiting a doctor's office or health clinic to receive a flu shot may soon be outdated, thanks to the findings of a new study published in the journal Vaccine.
Using chemical "nanoblasts" that punch tiny holes in the protective membranes of cells, researchers have demonstrated a new technique for getting therapeutic small molecules, proteins and DNA directly into living cells.
Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University have invented a painless vaccine-delivery system that may one day allow flu shots to be delivered by mail.
Good news for people fearful of needles and squeamish of shots: Scientists at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society report the design of a painless patch that may someday render hypodermic needles â€” as well as annual flu shots â€” a thing of the past.
Transdermal drug delivery has proven successful in a number of applications, including pain management, congestive heart failure and hormone replacement.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ultrasound energy can briefly open a door into cells to let drugs and other compounds inside, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday in a study that could lead to improvements in medical care.
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