REVEALED: Temporary tattoo which releases drugs into system could target chronic diseases

REVEALED: Temporary tattoo which releases drugs into system could target chronic diseases
 

Experts have argued the high tech inking, which gradually fades over a week as the drugs are released, could be available very soon.
Scientists have found the drugs last longer in the bloodstream compared to those which are injected.
Experts said the method makes the drug more available for uptake by T cells - a type of white blood cell essential to the immune system.
However, scientists found it marked the skin, but with imagination the new drug delivery system could be made into body art such as cartoons for children.
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28 September 2016 in Health, Views: 25
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