Don't like getting shots? Just swallow this pill coated with tiny needles

October 1, 2014 6:23 PM

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Don't like getting shots? Just swallow this pill coated with tiny needles

"This could be a way that the patient can circumvent the need to have an infusion," said Giovanni Traverso.

In a recent study, researchers at MIT and Mass General tested the pill on animals and found the technique delivered insulin more effectively than an under-the-skin injection. Of course, most medicine -- especially the over-the-counter variety -- is already taken orally. But some drugs contain protei...

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