Scientists have discovered how to hide a dose in a very small pill, to pump drugs such as insulin, from inside the stomach. According to Associated Press.
The idea of a pea-shaped tool inspired by the shape of a turtle shell. It is able to enter the stomach and roll to a certain location a certain place, and then the pill pumps substances such as dried insulin in the wall of the stomach.
Many drugs can not resist the harsh digestive system.
The researchers, led by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, said they had overcome the problem. They said on Thursday that when tested on pigs, The absorbable blood sugar pill was reduced to levels similar to conventional doses.
More research is needed before human trials, in a study published in the journal Science.