Chinese Regulatory Authority Approves IND Application of Oramed’s Oral Insulin Capsules

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc., a company developing of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that its Chinese partner, Hefei Tianhui Incubator …

Study Explaining Side Effects of Statins Finds Drug Can Have Unexpected Benefits

While investigating why cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins cause negative side effects such as blurred vision, short-term memory loss or …

New “Pill” That Can Deliver Insulin Could Replace Injections for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

An MIT-led research team has developed a drug capsule that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin, potentially replacing the injections that …

FDA Approves Use of 0.5 mL Dose of Influenza Vaccine in Children as Young as 6 Months of Age

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of the 0.5 mL dose of Fluzone® Quadrivalent (influenza vaccine) to include children …

Genetics of Human Fat Cells Used to Predict Response to Anti-Diabetes Drugs

A new study from Penn Medicine shows that a person’s individual genetic variation may affect which medications are best to take. Drugs called …

Sky-rocketing Insulin Prices Prompt New Movement Across the U.S.

More than 7 million Americans are insulin dependent. And recent findings show that 1-in-4 Americans are rationing their insulin, a dangerous way …

One in Four Patients Skimp on Insulin Because of High Cost, Study

One-quarter of patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes have reported using less insulin than prescribed due to high costs, a new Yale University …

New Drug Maybe in Sight to Treat Diabetes-Related Blindness

Australian scientists have developed a novel drug which could potentially be used to effectively treat patients with diabetic retinopathy; the main …

Teva Recalls Blood Pressure Medication in the U.S.; Adds to Growing List

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries announced this week it is voluntarily recalling some of its blood pressure drugs in the U.S. due to an impurity in …

FDA Issues Voluntary Recall of Blood Pressure Medication Due to Cancer Concerns

A voluntary recall of a blood pressure medication due to impurities, which may lead to a cancer risk, was recently issued by Sandoz Inc. The company …