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Decades-old drug technology finally nears its big breakthrough

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Tel Aviv

DRUGMAKERS are breathing new life into old drugs - with hydrogen.

Substituting a heavier form of the gaseous element in drugs can slow their breakdown by the body, leaving them in the bloodstream longer. This means that a patient can take them less frequently - and that,...

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