12/06/13

Nanotechnology for health

Nanotech_Wellcome_Images_746x546
Copyright: Wellcome images

Send to a friend

The details you provide on this page will not be used to send unsolicited email, and will not be sold to a 3rd party. See privacy policy.

Researchers are working on nanotechnology cures for age-old diseases, but is it affordable, what are the risks and what policies would ensure the best use of an expensive technology?

Opinion

‘Killer apps’ in nanomedicine: the time is not ripe

Nanomedicine requires careful development, not a great rush to jump on the bandwagon, argues nanotech expert Manoj Varma.

23/11/10

Opinion

A more equitable approach to nano-innovation is needed

Alternative approaches are required if nanotechnology is to boost global health and equity, argues social scientist Donald Maclurcan.

18/11/10

Feature

Nanotechnology for health: Facts and figures

Can developing countries use nanotechnology to improve health? Priya Shetty looks at nanomedicine's promise.

18/11/10

Feature

Case study: South Africa uses nanotech against TB

South Africa is using nanotechnology to improve existing tuberculosis drugs. Munyaradzi Makoni looks at a developing country's experience.

11/11/10

Opinion

Nanotech offers more for health than nanodrugs

Nanotech in hygiene, fake drug detection and remote diagnosis will do more for health than nanodrugs, says Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb.

11/11/10

Editorials

Small tech with big promise for healthcare

Nanotechnology for health should not suffer the same fate as GM — potential health and environmental hazards should be ...

11/11/10

Opinion

Green nanotech can reduce risks to poor nations

Regulating nanotech is challenging, says Rajender Varma, but green chemistry could help developing countries 'leapfrog' to cleaner, healthier products.

05/11/10

Opinion

Nanotech for health is not just about disease

In developing countries nanotechnology for health should improve living conditions, not just treat disease, says Guillermo Foladori.

05/11/10