Decades-old drug technology finally nears its big breakthrough
Sat, Sep 17, 2016 - 5:50 AM
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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,...