Here’s How Microscopic Drones May Soon Be Used to Prevent Heart Attacks

Written by on February 19, 2015 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments

Source:RT America

Would you believe that teeny, tiny microscopic drones could be used inside your body to prevent heart attacks?  Researchers have completed the first successful test of nanoparticles that are targeted to go where they are needed in mice, and hope to soon conduct the first patient trials. These nanoparticles are designed to latch onto hard plaques in the arteries made from fat, cholesterol and calcium, which cause heart disease.  Once they reach their target the little drones release a drug derived from a natural protein that repairs inflammation damage in the body. Each of the tiny particles made from a plastic-like material is 1,000 times smaller the tip of the human hair.

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