Tiny Bubbles May Make You Feel Fine

Last August the ICA reported that a new liposome treatment pioneered by Dr. Michael Chancellor, showed promise in clinical trials conducted in Taiwan. Patients noted significant decreases in pain, urgency, frequency, and nighttime voiding. With these promising results in hand, Lipella Pharmaceuticals is launching efforts to fund studies in the United States.

Liposomes are very tiny (nano-sized) bubbles of fat that transport drugs in the body. The IC-related liposome treatments work by coating the bladder and reducing inflammation. Here’s a slide to help you visualize the tininess of these nano particles.

Also, read more about what it takes to bring this and other new treatments to market.

Posted February 17, 2010