pharmaceuticals http://ripr.org en Reading The Labels On Drugs And Food http://ripr.org/post/reading-labels-drugs-and-food <p>Do you read the labels on food before you buy it? How about on pill bottles, supplements, and other drugs? If some Rhode Island lawmakers have their way, you could be seeing "country of origin" labels on your pharmaceuticals. But would that change your mind about taking a drug, or make you ask your doctor for a different brand?</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:35:43 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 29751 at http://ripr.org Reading The Labels On Drugs And Food Miriam Hospital Trials C.Diff Vaccine http://ripr.org/post/miriam-hospital-trials-cdiff-vaccine <p>C. Difficile is a highly contagious infection people can catch in hospitals or after taking antibiotics. It sickens many and kills about 14,000 people every year. But there’s hope for preventing these infections as a new vaccine moves into the clinical trial phase. The Miriam Hospital is participating in the trial.</p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 26759 at http://ripr.org Brown Researcher Invents Diabetes Drug Delivery Method http://ripr.org/post/brown-researcher-invents-diabetes-drug-delivery-method <p>A Brown University engineering professor has been recognized for her work inventing better ways to deliver drugs into the human body, including an innovation that may help diabetics.</p><p></p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 26758 at http://ripr.org Brown Researcher Invents Diabetes Drug Delivery Method