Researchers develop oil-based gels as drug delivery systems for children in resource-limited countries

Administering medications to children poses unique challenges, especially in resource-limited countries with high infant and child mortality rates. Many drugs are solids or tablets, which are not easily swallowed by…

Oil-based gels could make it easier for children to swallow medicines

For most children and even some adults, swallowing pills or tablets is difficult. To make it easier to give those medicines, researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have…