Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Brain Barrier Opened For First Time to Treat Cancer

New Scientist reports Brain barrier opened for first time to treat cancer. "For the first time, doctors have opened and closed the brain's protector – the blood-brain barrier – on demand. The breakthrough will allow drugs to reach diseased areas of the brain that are otherwise out of bounds. Ultimately, it could make it easier to treat conditions such as Alzheimer's and brain cancer."

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