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Ingestible Drug-Delivery Materials May Improve Patient Treatment Compliance

News   Jul 26, 2017 | Original Story from MIT

 
Ingestible Drug-Delivery Materials May Improve Patient Treatment Compliance

Jinyao Liu, left, and Giovanni Traverso stretch a new hydrogel. To help ensure patients receive their full course of treatment, researchers have developed a new set of drug delivery materials made of the hydrogel. The material can reside in the stomach for up to nine days and slowly release its dosage of medication. Credit: MIT

 
 
 

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