Mobile Devices Taking Toll on Teen Sleep


Last summer, Zintro experts shared their views about the lack of sleep among teenagers. At the time, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) had just released a statement that later… Read More

Follow Up: Medical Imaging May Diagnose Heart Disease

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Last month Zintro experts discussed how researchers have come close to commercializing a new type of medical imaging technology with the potential of diagnosing heart disease. The system was introduced… Read More

Food Safety and Supply Chain


Last month we heard from Zintro experts about food safety, an issue responsible for an estimated 2.2 million deaths according to the World Health Organization. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC),… Read More

Success Story: Terry Cater, R.Ph., M.B.A.

Terry Cater

Terry Cater, R.Ph., M.B.A, is a pharmacy industry and healthcare consultant based in the San Francisco area. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University… Read More

Connection Between Dementia and TBI


A study published online October 27 in JAMA Neurology found that middle aged adults and older adults who sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBI) may be at increased risk for dementia…. Read More

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Astra Zeneca CEO Pascal Soriot

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

Shyam Desigan

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