Category: Science & Health

FDA OKs Glaxo’s inhaler, first one to combine 3 medicines

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first inhaler combining three medicines to ease breathing in patients with emphysema or chronic bronchitis. The FDA late Monday approved sales of Trelegy Ellipta, developed jointly by GlaxoSmithKline PLC and Innoviva Inc. It contains three widely used types of medicine to prevent — rather than treat —flare-ups […]

Winners and losers in GOP’s last-ditch health overhaul

The GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal “Obamacare” would redistribute hundreds of billions of dollars in federal financing for insurance coverage, creating winners and losers among individual Americans and states in ways not yet fully clear. Independent analysts say the latest Senate Republican bill is likely to leave more people uninsured than the Affordable Care Act, […]

Who wins, who loses in bill aimed at upending Obamacare

The GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal “Obamacare” would redistribute hundreds of billions of dollars in federal financing for insurance coverage, creating winners and losers among individual Americans and states in ways not yet fully clear. Independent analysts say the latest Senate Republican bill is likely to leave more people uninsured than the Affordable Care Act, […]

Researchers Give Drones Almost-Human Sight: Tech Could Allow for non-GPS Use

Researchers Give Drones Almost-Human Sight: Tech Could Allow for non-GPS UseCC0 / PixabayTech04:08 24.09.2017(updated 06:48 24.09.2017) Get short URL 0 314 0 0 Researchers have developed an eye-inspired camera that could allow drones to significantly improve their visual capabilities, even in fast movement or low light conditions. A group of researchers from the University of Zurich (UZH) have […]

Russia to Fund Development of Il-114 Aircraft and PD-35 Engine Until 2020

Russia to Fund Development of Il-114 Aircraft and PD-35 Engine Until 2020 © Sputnik/ Vladimir AstapkovichRussia06:25 24.09.2017(updated 06:48 24.09.2017) Get short URL 0 58730 Vladimir Putin specified the further works on the regional Russian airliner Il-114 as one of the top industrial priorities for Russia in coming years. NOVO-OGARYOVO (Moscow Region) (Sputnik) — The works on production […]

Study: Most states would take a hit from GOP health bill

Most states would take a stiff budgetary hit if the latest Senate GOP health care bill becomes law, according to an analysis released Wednesday. That would likely result in more uninsured Americans. The study by the consulting firm Avalere Health found that the Graham-Cassidy bill would lead to an overall $215 billion cut to states […]

Kentucky judge dismisses challenge of medical marijuana ban

0 Shares Email Kentucky’s ban on medical marijuana has survived an initial test in court, with a judge ruling Wednesday that the state has a good reason to “curtail citizens’ possession of a narcotic, hallucinogenic drug.” Twenty-nine other states have legalized marijuana in some way, the most common being for medical purposes. While Kentucky lawmakers […]

Trump tweets take on GOP holdouts on health legislation

Sen. John McCain’s opposition to the GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace the Obama health law has dealt a likely fatal blow to the legislation — and perhaps to the Republican Party’s years of promises to kill the program. It was the second time in three months the 81-year-old Arizona Republican had emerged as […]

Amazon, DHL Beware: China Refits Plane Into Delivery Drone

Amazon, DHL Beware: China Refits Plane Into Delivery DroneCC BY-SA 3.0 / FlugKerl2 / PAC P-750 XSTOLAsia & Pacific13:33 23.09.2017(updated 15:49 23.09.2017) Get short URL154580 Chinese engineers have converted a New Zealand-made utility plane into the world’s first large transport drone for an express delivery company. It is a notable step ahead from the small […]