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How 'tattoo therapy' might treat multiple sclerosis

September 22, 2016View for printing

Scientists are investigating a way to use temporary tattoos that deliver nanoparticles to treat autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis.

"Placed just under the skin, the carbon-based particles form a dark spot that fades over about one week as they are slowly released into the circulation," says Christine Beeton, a scientist at Baylor College of Medicine.

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