ECRI 2007 Health Devices Sourcebook, the entire print – source partner base, leaving the original location for 29 years. There are more than 6,800 U.S. And Canadian manufacturers, distributors and service companies including with addresses, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail and Web addresses, all ECRI ECRI experts.

The RAND study is the first attempt to build a comprehensive national assessment of the costs of the methamphetamine problem in the United States. – ‘Our results show that the economic burden of methamphetamine abuse is substantial,’said Nancy Nicosia, the study’s lead author and an economist at RAND, a nonprofit research organization. Continue Reading

One-size – one-size – fits-all approach (Boston Globe.. FDA approves BiDil, First Racially Targeted treatmentSome concerns David Magnus, director of Stanford Medical Center for Biomedical Ethics, said: who are allowed who are allowed this use in[s] the racial categories biological significance biological significance only social significance importance and support medical decisions on them may be problematic. But the more we know genetically, the more we know social social categories correspond to genetic groups is a race – specific reaction, it is unlikely that this is all on genetics, because the people of African origin are very different contained Steve Nissen, chairman the the FDA advisory committee that recommended approval of BiDil, said: I hope what it does, doctors are paying attention to the fact , the study founderican heart failure patients respond differently drugs drugs.

‘Controversial step towards ‘new frontier of personalized medicine, the new York Times reports. BiDil is the first drug approved by the FDA for use in a particular ethnic group approved. A recent study, BiDil reduced the risk of heart disease in patients with black skin. Participated in the study, 050 black patients with moderate to severe heart failure, half of the participants received BiDil, a combination of heart disease drug isosorbide dinitrate and hydralazine, and half received a placebo. After three years, received 32 participants that died BiDil, who received a placebo, in comparison, the study found. Continue Reading

The study of 37 students, researchers from Rachel Beattie of the University of Southern California, found that the poor readers significantly worse than the control group only if it made a high level of background noise made.

Words and phonemes and ultimately to the observe characteristic reading and phonological awareness impairment dyslexia.

SDSC OnDemand service for the first time marked an assigned NSF-funded TeraGrid one Computing Grid combines some of the nation’s largest supercomputer centers, are on-demand user support for urgent scientific applications, said Anke Kamrath, director of user services SDSC. – SDSC OnDemand some considerable resources of the the TeraGrid will be made available, rapid response mode in an emergency, said Jose Munoz, deputy director of NSF ‘s Office of Cyberinfrastructure. .. The two groups performed comparably to the mandatory task when there is no background noise, and when the stimulus set size was varied, either a large or a small group size. Continue Reading

The FDA’s ban on BPA in baby bottles not definitive scientific studies, said Dr. Robert Brent, professor of pediatrics, radiology and pathology at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. The country is bordering on insanity of the exaggerated fear of chemicals. Association does not prove causality, said Charles Santerre, a professor of food toxicology at Purdue University in West Lafayette, America is overweight, not because of the BPA, but because we consume more calories than we burn.. The findings, 2.6 timesd today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, to add weight to calls for a wider ban on BPA in food packaging.Trasande and colleagues measured body mass and urinary BPA.

‘Obviously, poor diet and lack of exercise are the leading contributors to obesity, but this study suggests an important role for environmental protection, particularly chemical factors of the epidemic,’said study author Dr. Leonardo Trasande, associate professor of pediatrics and environmental medicine the NYU School of Medicine. Study did not study did not identify, excess weight than by BPA causes but in the context of growing evidence from experimental studies it raises another concern, ‘he said.. The new study found that children and young people, the high levels of bisphenol A or BPA were overweight.New forbidden research reheating the debate over bisphenol A, a chemical used in baby bottles, which can still be found in other food and drink containers.

The link between BPA and obesity is biologically plausible, according Trasande. Continue Reading