Microneedles unlock curcumin’s therapeutic potential

A skin-targeted delivery system for curcumin synergistically combines albumin association, extracellular-vesicle encapsulation, and dissolvable microneedle arrays. Credit: College of Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University While turmeric root has been used medicinally throughout the world for centuries, science has found that its main chemical component, curcumin, breaks down in the body before its ultimate benefits can be … Read more