If you can deliver a medicine directly to its target site you can limit unwanted side effects on the rest of the body. This means we may be able to use stronger drugs currently considered too toxic.
Researchers are developing nano-sized containers to carry drugs to the right place in the body. Their small size and unreactive shell enables them to move freely through your body until they are triggered to release their contents.
|Like larger drug capsules nano-sized capsules will contain active ingredients that treat disease.|