Over the past twenty years, nanoparticles have played an increasingly important role in medicine. They are used in drugs, e.g. for diseases such as Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s disease. Already in 2006, there were over 100 drugs with nanoparticles on the market. In addition, medical devices used to combat bacteria are nanocoated, especially in hospitals. Nanoparticles are also used in diagnostics, therapies and implants.
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