Oramed Confirms First US Patient For Oral Insulin Phase 2a Trial

Oramed oral insulin article

Exactly eight days ago, the Jerusalem-based Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that the first patient has enrolled in the company’s US Phase 2a trial for its orally ingestible insulin capsule named ORMD-0801 in the treatment of Type 1 diabetes. Confirming this development, the company’s chief executive officer Nadav Kidron said the company has already conducted clinical trials of the capsule successfully outside the US. “We are now pleased with this U.S. clinical trial initiative,” … [Read more...]

Burger King Creates new “Satisfries”

Burger King Satisfries

Burger King’s response to customer pressure for lower fat and fewer calories is not to change the fast-food restaurant’s famous menu, but to alter a favorite menu item. Hailed as a lower-fat alternative to regular fries, Burger King’s new Satisfries offer 40% less fat according to the Miami-based fast-food chain giant. Consumers, consumer groups, and nutrition experts all seem to agree that the fast food industry needs to make changes, and yet, those pulling up to the window or standing in … [Read more...]