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A Gates Foundation-backed startup wants to make daily pills a thing of the past

Eventually, we might be able to consider daily pills a thing of the past. That's the vision of Lyndra, a company developing technology that transforms daily pills into weekly treatments. The hope is by taking a pill only once a week, you're less likely to forget a dose, something that's critical when treating conditions like HIV. One day, a daily prescription will feel as outdated as not having an answering machine.
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