Could ultrasound replace insulin injections?; Tiny infusion micropump envisioned for pediatric cancer patients;

> North Carolina researchers are studying the use of focused waves of ultrasound to release insulin from reservoirs under the skin, an approach that could someday replace daily injections for diabetics. Story

> Novo Nordisk ($NVO) won the endorsement of a key European regulatory committee for a prefilled insulin pump cartridge designed to work in tandem with a Roche ($RHHBY) insulin pump designed to help simplify treatment for diabetics. Story

> Researchers are developing a tiny implantable infusion micropump that could deliver brain cancer treatment to small children. Item

> Stony Brook University scientists have made progress developing a prodrug that would target two suspect enzymes in a bid to boost the effectiveness of the primary drug treatment. Item