Patients could one day self-administer vaccines using a needleless, pill-sized technology that jet-releases a stream of vaccine inside the mouth, according to a proof-of-concept study conducted at UC Berkeley.
The study did not test vaccine delivery in people, but demonstrated that the technology, called MucoJet, is capable of delivering vaccine-sized … Continue reading
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Vaccines have come a long way scientifically, technologically and economically. But in one crucial aspect—distribution—they are still lagging behind.
“Many existing vaccine supply chains in low- and middle-income countries were established in the late 1970s and ’80s and have … Continue reading
Nanoparticles offer a promising way to deliver cancer drugs in a targeted fashion, helping to kill tumors while sparing healthy tissue. However, most nanoparticles that have been developed so far are limited to carrying only one or two drugs.
MIT chemists have … Continue reading
Medical Journal ‘Mayo Clinic Proceedings’ published new insulin delivery recommendations for health care professionals caring for insulin-using patients, including the results from the largest injection technique survey ever performed for people with diabetes.
Three articles will appear in the September print issue of the publication – with new research showing … Continue reading
BD announced that its Alaris™ System infusion platform was cited as having the most customers live with bidirectional electronic medical record (EMR) integration, which health care providers said is the most important next step for improving safety to help reduce pump-programming errors in the Smart Pumps 2016: The Quest for … Continue reading
A team of University of Pennsylvania researchers has developed a computer model that will aid in the design of nanocarriers, microscopic structures used to guide drugs to their targets in the body. The model better accounts for how the surfaces of different types of cells undulate due to thermal fluctuations, … Continue reading