wireless drug delivery

By Brian Dolan February 20, 2012
The medical journal Science Translational Medicine published the results of a small study that found that an implantable, wirelessly controlled microchip-based drug delivery device developed by MicroCHIPS demonstrated similar measures of safety and therapeutic levels in blood to what is observed from standard, recommended multiple subcutaneous injections of a marketed osteoporosis drug, called...
By Brian Dolan February 12, 2009
The prospect of wireless-enabled implants that ensure timely and correct dosages of medicine for those unable to care for themselves is fast approaching clinical reality but according to some researchers, the safety and security of these remote intelligent drug delivery systems (RIDDS) still need to be worked out. YanYan Wang and Carey Thaldorf at the University of Central Florida, in Orlando,...