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A High-Tech Pill to End Drug Injections

Here was the challenge for bioengineers: Find a way to for patients to take drugs — like insulin or monoclonal antibodies used to treat cancers and other diseases — without injections. The medicines are made of molecules too big to be absorbed through the stomach or intestines; in any event, the drugs would be quickly… Read More »

Blood-Pressure Medicine Will Be First Product for New Generic Drug Venture – The Wall Street Journal

Premier is one of the largest group-purchasing organizations in the U.S. contracting for drugs and other supplies for hospitals. Photo: Kris Tripplaar/Sipa USA/Associated Press 0 Comments By Melanie Evans Melanie Evans The Wall Street Journal Biography @_melaevans melanie.evans@wsj.com Feb. 4, 2019 6:02 p.m. ET A new venture to supply generic medicines says it will start… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons From The ER On What To Do On A Frigid Night With The Homeless; Public Health Programs, Not A Wall, Will Help Drug Problems

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and others. Stat: A Frigid Night Puts Compassionate Care On Trial In A Crowded ED If there were plenty of beds in the emergency department, we could attend to patients with acute medical problems and make space for those with social ones. But there aren’t. So… Read More »