FDA approves 'trackable' pill

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US regulators have approved the first pill that can be digitally tracked through the body. The Abilify MyCite aripiprazole tablets – for treating schizophrenia and manic episodes – have an... Read More

Judge approves suicidal girl care plan

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A judge who said society should be “ashamed” for not protecting a suicidal girl has approved a care plan for her. The girl, known as X, will be moved to... Read More

Government approves new Down's syndrome test

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Pregnant women in England will soon be offered a safer, more accurate new test for Down’s syndrome, government ministers have confirmed. The non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) will be rolled out... Read More

Hinkley Point: UK approves nuclear plant deal

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The government has approved a new £18bn nuclear power station in the UK after imposing “significant new safeguards” to protect national security. The new plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset... Read More

UK approves embryo 'gene editing'

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Scientists get ‘gene editing’ go-ahead By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website 1 February 2016 From the section Health comments Image copyright SPL UK scientists have been given the... Read More

US approves Amazon drone trial

US approves Amazon drone trial

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The draft regulations issued by the FAA insist that drones must remain within the line of sight of their pilot The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has... Read More

UK approves three-person babies

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By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website The UK is the first country to approve the procedure The UK has now become the first country to approve laws to... Read More

FDA approves powerful hydrocodone drug

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Toby Talbot/AP Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen pills, also known as Vicodin, are arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration has... Read More