Realistic lung model could help improve aerosol drug delivery; 3-D printing offers pill-design potential;

> Researchers at Australia's Curtin University developed a physiologically realistic lung model to simulate airflow and study ways to enhance aerosol drug delivery. Article

> Through three-dimensional printing, researchers in the U.K. are investigating ways to design pills that are more effective and efficient drug-delivery tools. Story

> Flexion Therapeutics posted results for its intra-articular, sustained release steroid to treat osteoarthritis, showing positive data for its duration and delivery method. Release

> India's Roselabs Bioscience invested $67 million into a pre-filled syringe facility in the country, looking to export its products to 35 countries in Asia, Latin America and Africa. News

> Skyepharma launched its inhaled asthma combination drug in Italy, giving the drug delivery company a $2.6 million milestone payment. The company plans to roll the treatment out in 11 more countries, including France, by the end of 2014. Report