Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Proteus Digital Health Inc-Diabetes-Pills

A pill that treats and tells

(Reuters) - If you have trouble remembering whether you took your Pills on time, your medicine may soon have the answer for you. Pills for anything from the common cold to Diabetes or cancer can be embedded with tiny ingestible chips that keep track of whether a patient is taking their medicine on time. The digital feedback technology, devised by Redwood City, California-based Proteus Digital Health Inc, can also prompt patients to take their medicine and even ask them to take a walk if they have been inactive for too long. "Overall, people only take their medications half of the time ... ... read more..

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