As Big Pharma's pipeline for blockbuster drugs slows, med tech giants are helping to fill the gap with devices that treat everything from migraines to severe depression.
Pancreas
...And coming in 2010
Pancreas
THE DEVICE: Remote-control insulin pump

WHAT IT WILL DO Allow booming numbers of diabetes patients, especially children, to have insulin and glucose levels managed remotely via data sent to a physician or parent. Controlling glucose levels is key to preventing life-threatening complications; it also saves insurers money.

WHO'S DEVELOPING IT: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Medtronic (MDT), Roche

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