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Digital Meds Boost Hepatitis C Drug Adherence

Proteus Discover system

A system with electronic sensors added to pills helps people known to skip taking medications stick with their drugs prescribed for hepatitis C. . . . → Read More: Digital Meds Boost Hepatitis C Drug Adherence

Opioids Provide Few Pain Benefits, Yet Abuse Growing

Dispensing pills

Opioids appear to provide little benefit for patients with pain from osteoarthritis, yet opioid use disorder rates among patients with painful conditions continue to rise. . . . → Read More: Opioids Provide Few Pain Benefits, Yet Abuse Growing

Chip Device More Accurate for Drug Toxicity Than Animals

Liver chip device

A plastic chip device lined with liver cells is shown to better predict drug toxicity in humans than lab animals, including drugs that progressed to failed clinical trials. . . . → Read More: Chip Device More Accurate for Drug Toxicity Than Animals

Trial Shows Nanotech Drug Induces Gluten Tolerance

bread and rolls

Results from a clinical trial show an experimental treatment encourages immune-system tolerance of gluten, preventing intestinal damage from celiac disease. . . . → Read More: Trial Shows Nanotech Drug Induces Gluten Tolerance

App Automates, Simplifies Test for Preeclampsia

Pregnant woman

Results of a pilot test show a smartphone app makes a common test for the pregnancy complication preeclampsia simple and more reliable than before. . . . → Read More: App Automates, Simplifies Test for Preeclampsia

Data Trial to Build Precision Epilepsy Model

Brain activity graphic

A medical data science company is analyzing health data from participants’ smartphones with artificial intelligence to better determine epilepsy treatments. . . . → Read More: Data Trial to Build Precision Epilepsy Model

Artificial Pancreas Improves Blood Glucose Control

Artificial pancreas system

Results of a clinical trial show an automated glucose monitor and insulin pump system provides better blood glucose control for people with type 1 diabetes. . . . → Read More: Artificial Pancreas Improves Blood Glucose Control

Early Results Show Anti-Depressive Drug Effects

Man with depression

Initial results from a clinical trial show a drug designed to supplement first-line treatments helps reduce symptoms of major depressive disorder. . . . → Read More: Early Results Show Anti-Depressive Drug Effects

Real-World Evidence Assessed for Cancer Drug Trials

Assorted medical tools

Two medical technology companies are evaluating real-world evidence from patients to simulate randomized clinical trials for testing new cancer treatments. . . . → Read More: Real-World Evidence Assessed for Cancer Drug Trials

Trial to Test CBD for Parkinson’s-Related Psychosis

Cannabis plant

A clinical trial is planned to test cannabidiol, or CBD, derived from cannabis as a treatment for hallucinations and delusions among people with Parkinson’s disease. . . . → Read More: Trial to Test CBD for Parkinson’s-Related Psychosis