U.S. Officials Push for Production of Promising Anti-Ebola Drug

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U.S. officials are pushing biotechnology researchers at Mapp Biopharmaceutical Inc. to make more of ZMapp, which ran out in August. The drug is a promising experimental Ebola treatment. The Bill… Read More

CDC Study Finds Abdominal Obesity Increasing in Americans: Part 2

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In Part 1 of this two-part series, Zintro experts responded to the study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) published in the Journal of the American Medical Association that… Read More

CDC Study Finds Abdominal Obesity Increasing in Americans: Part 1

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According to a study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) published in the Journal of the American Medical Association last week, the average waist size in the U.S…. Read More

Study Questions Benefit of Some Dementia Drugs

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A study published by the journal JAMA Internal Medicine found more than half of patients with advanced dementia are given drugs of questionable benefit on a regular basis. In addition,… Read More

US CDC: Children Eat Too Much Salt

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A report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that just 10 foods account for almost half the sodium children consume. Dietary guidelines recommend that children ages… Read More

The Effects of Fracking on Newborn Babies

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A recent study by researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health, and published in Environmental Health Perspectives, examined the effects fracking on babies born near wells. Fracking, or hydraulic… Read More

AAP Wants Later School Start Time for Teens

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Concerned about the lack of sleep among teenagers in the U.S., the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has called for secondary schools to begin later, not starting until at least… Read More

Inquiry Roundup – Medical Imaging

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CT Scan Equipment I need an expert witness to testify about the workings of a Siemens Sensations 16 Cat Scan machine. View Inquiry Gastrointestinal Endoscopy I am doing market Research… Read More

Researchers Discover Way to Lower Cholesterol with Single Injection

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Scientists have developed a way to lower cholesterol with just one injection. By altering the way a liver gene works, it would eliminate the need for a daily pill to… Read More

Astra Zeneca Expects 75 Percent Revenue Growth by 2023

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AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot says that the company is on board for making $45 billion in revenue by 2023, which is 75 percent higher than 2013 sales. The reason for… Read More

Featured Expert: Shyam Desigan

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Shyam Desigan is CFO and Sr. VP of IT for the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the national professional society for physician assistants founded in 1968.  AAPA represents over… Read More

Merck Beats Earning Estimates

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Merck & Co., the second largest U.S. drug maker by sales, beat earnings estimates after they a cut in promotions and research spending. First-quarter profits were 88 cents a share,… Read More

A Rheumatoid Arthritis Primer

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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a serious, chronic autoimmune disease that affects roughly 1.5 million Americans. While it mainly attacks the joints of the hands, wrists and feet, RA can attack… Read More

FDA Sets Sights on Laboratory Developed Tests

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According to leading experts, there are over 3,000 Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs) marketed in the US. LDTs are tests developed by large, medium, small and specialized clinical labs such as… Read More

Health Care Lay-offs Becoming the Norm

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The figures in the government’s monthly jobs reflect the massive layoffs occurring in the health care industry. Health care companies eliminated 6,000 positions in December after a year of slow… Read More

Featured Provider: Krishnamurthy-KN on the Used Medical Devices Market

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If you’re in need of something as specific as a qualified opinion on the market for used medical equipment in India, where do you look?! Fortunately, both expert user Krishnamurthy-KN… Read More