New method developed to predict response to nanotherapeutics

Many nanotherapeutics are currently being tested in clinical trials and several have already been clinically approved to treat cancers. But the ability to predict which patients will be most responsive to these treatments has remained elusive. Now, a collaboration between investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has led to a new approach that uses an FDA-approved, magnetic nanoparticle and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to identify tumors mos...
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iCPooch, a device to make your lonely pet happier.

The innovative app iCPooch combines video chat with a treat dispenser which could be remotely activated for pets which are alone at home. iCPooch comes with tiny plastic dishes where you can stack the treats within a sleeve of the device. You can video chat with your pet. The device works both ways, it lets the dog see humans and hear their voices, and it lets the owner look in on their dog while they are far away. Military personnel, college students and any pet owner who lives away from the...
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