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Posture plays important factor in late night medications

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

When it comes to making the most of late night medications before bed, new research shows posture plays an important factor.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have been using a computer modeling and simulation platform called Stomach-Sim, which is designed to mimic the biomechanics of the organ.
"Most of the grinding and mixing of anything that we eat happens towards the bottom part of the stomach," Dr. Rajat Mittal said.
Dr. Mittal and his colleagues used the tool to examine how a pill dissolves in a human.
"The closer it gets to that last part of the stomach - the faster it's going...
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