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SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
WEST VIRGINIA ET AL. v. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ET AL.
CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT
*No. 20–1530. Argued February 28, 2022—Decided June 30, 2022*
In 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated the Clean Power Plan rule, which addressed carbon dioxide emissions from existing coal- and natural-gas-fired power plants. For authority, the Agency cited Section 111 of the Clean Air Act, which, although known as the New Source Performance Standards program, also authorizes regulation of certain pollutants from existing sources under Section 111(d). 42 U. S. C. §7411(d). Prior to the Clean Power Plan, EPA had used Section 111(d) only a handful of times since its enactment in 1975.
Sublingual Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis Receives Fast Track Designation from FDA
WARREN, N.J., March 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aquestive Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AQST), a pharmaceutical company advancing medicines to solve patients’ problems with current standards of care and provide transformative products to improve their lives, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to AQST-109, the first and only orally delivered epinephrine-based product candidate for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis.
Asia-Pacific perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has affected over ten millions of people globally since the World Health Organization declared it a pandemic on 11 March 2020. The Asia-Pacific is a diverse geographical region with different health care systems and levels of access to specialist services. This survey was commissioned by the Asia Pacific Association of Allergy Asthma and Clinical Immunology (APAAACI) Task Force on COVID-19 with the premise to understand the epidemiology, clinical profile (including severity and risk factors), therapeutics/access to clinical trials, impact on clinical immunology and allergy services/therapeutics, occupational health and mental well-being (supporting information S1, S2) of healthcare providers in the region.
Women in Science and Medicine
Science and medicine know no barriers, no country, no language. They are universal tools for the benefit of humankind meant to be accessible to everyone, both men and women. As women physician scientists, we all have had our own journeys wanting to be part of science and medicine.