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Medical News Today: Celiac disease may be treated with cystic fibrosis drugs

New research investigates the molecular similarities between celiac disease and cystic fibrosis. The results suggest that a compound developed for cystic fibrosis may also treat celiac disease. New research may bring us closer to a treatment for celiac disease. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects 1 in 141 people in the United States.… Read More »

Nanoneedle Skin Patch to Inject Drugs Into Cells

November 12th, 2018 Editors Dermatology, Materials, Nanomedicine Delivering drugs directly into skin cells using microscopic nanoneedles may allow for highly effective treatment of skin conditions without injuring the cells that are treated. Silicon nanoneedles have been developed in the past that can do such a trick, but they’re stiff and can be painful, in addition… Read More »

Utah insurer to send patients to Mexico for cheap prescription drugs

Pharmacies in Tijuana are open to those who come from the United States in search of low prices. (Alex Garcia/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images, File) A Utah insurer is looking at a controversial solution to an increasingly American problem — sending patients across the border to Mexico to get cheaper prescription drugs, according to reports.… Read More »