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
Also, read more about what it takes to bring this and other new
treatments to market.
Posted February 17, 2010