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How to Take a Pill, According to Science

WHEN YOU TAKE A PILL, DO YOU THINK ABOUT your body position? Engineers recently evaluated the optimal position for absorption.

A new Johns Hopkins University (USA) study reports that your posture can greatly affect how fast your body absorbs medicine. The “wrong” posture might delay the absorption of your medicine by as much as an hour.

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Michael Hunter, MD

Michael Hunter, MD

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I have degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Penn. I am a radiation oncologist in the Seattle area. You may find me regularly posting at www.newcancerinfo.com