Metals Against Cancer: Vanadium Delivery to Neuroblastoma Cells Through Liposomes

Reading time: 3 minutes Garima Khanna Vanadium is a hard, silvery-grey, malleable transition metal. Transition metals are chemical elements that have valence electrons capable of participating in formation of chemical bonds. While the term transition has no particular chemical significance, it is a convenient name by which to distinguish the similarity of the atomic structures... Continue Reading →

Cannabis for Neuropathic Pain in Cancer

Reading time: 4 minutes Garima Khanna Marijuana, a popular plant cultivated throughout the globe has caught the eye of scientists to unravel the mysteries of it’s medicinal properties. The dried buds and leaves derived from Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica have shown potential to cater pain management. While the active cannabinoid properties in marijuana have... Continue Reading →

Gold Nanoparticles – The future of cancer diagnosis and therapy?

Reading time: 5 minutes Garima Khanna Figure 1: Gold Nanoparticles  Gold nanoparticles (GNPs) possess exceptional characteristics, including high surface area to volume ratio, easy synthesis, surface chemistry, multi functionalization, stable nature and surface plasmon resonance.  Because of these unique properties, they are emerging as a powerful tool for early tumor diagnosis and chemotherapeutic drug delivery... Continue Reading →

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