The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) today applauded the leadership of Rep. David McKinley (R-WV) and Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) in reintroducing H.R. 2999, the Patients' Access to Treatment Act (PATA). The bipartisan legislation would limit cost-sharing requirements for medications placed on specialty insurance tiers and make innovative and necessary therapies more accessible to Americans living with rheumatic diseases by reducing excessive out-of-pocket expenses.
The NASA-funded CHESS mission will check out the interstellar medium, peering into floating clouds of atoms and molecules that over millions of years may evolve into new stars.
One year from its conception, the European Commission's Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography is publishing a new migration profile of Mali.
The UK's world-leading robotics research will be showcased at the second UK Robotics Week, which begins on Saturday, 24 June, 2017 and runs until Friday, 30 June. A week-long program of events will take place across the country, showcasing the latest research in areas such as surgery, social care and disaster relief, and will culminate in the International Robotics Showcase, which takes place on 30 June.
The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) today welcomed components of a new proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) Quality Payment Program (QPP) as containing several positive developments for rheumatology providers.
A pair of scientists at The University of Texas at El Paso is one step closer to developing the first ever clinical Chagas disease vaccine. Researchers Rosa Maldonado, Ph.D., and Igor Almeida, Ph.D., both faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences, recently were granted a patent for "Mucin-Associated Surface Protein As Vaccine Against Chagas Disease."
FAU explores new research horizons with voyage of scientific discovery on the Baltic Sea
The protective container, with world's best energy absorption characteristics, was designed and manufactured at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University Computer-Aided Engineering Centre of Excellence (CompMechLab®) in collaboration with LLC 'Special and Medical Equipment'. A technology was developed to ensures the safety and efficiency of fragile equipment (for example, high-precision devices weighing up to 8 kg) when dropped from 125 meters height on hard surface (concrete, rocky base).
Entrepreneurial success and cutting-edge innovation in the life sciences are often associated with health and medical technologies. However there is a range of other industries where new biotechnologies have been making a very significant impact. To discuss challenges and opportunities related to those areas, MIT Portugal in collaboration with Mira Municipality and Universidade de Aveiro, organized an International Industry Roundtable on New Technologies for Old Industries that gathered more than 70 people at the Mira Center, near Aveiro.
Brisbane Airport was named Australia's first dementia-friendly airport by Alzheimer's Australia at the launch today in the International Terminal of a new guide to the airport for travellers with dementia. The QUT-based Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration: Carers and Consumers (DCRC-CC) has been working with the airport since 2015 to improve the experience of air travel for people with dementia.