Ex-lax for your arteries might soon be a reality


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Ex-lax for your arteries might soon be a reality[sciencemag.org]Jul 23, 2012
 
   Bio Medical Engineers from Harvard have developed a nano-particle based polymer that can detect blood flow reduction, break apart and stick to a clot. It then releases a drug called tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) that dissolves the clot. The treatments have worked on mice so far but has not progressed to human trials.
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