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Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

...olutionary, both in terms of the plane's operating economics and durability," Aboulafia added. Scott Hamilton of aviation industry analysts Leeham Co echoed Aboulafia's assessment. "This is the next evolutionary step in aviation," Hamilton told US media. "It's a game-changer for its manufacturing and assembl...

Use of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Canada Lags Behind U.S

...ada]" He reviews many potential factors, including economics and bedside rationing, access problems, cultural values and reduced rates of death, and advocates for increased availability of this device....

A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government

...1973 oil crisis, is triggered more by politics and economics than a natural paucity of global reserves or an inability to extract and produce new oil. But many scientists warn that there will come a day when rising oil prices will not be due to political or economic pressures, but because a natural peak in gl...

Air Pollution Stats Filtered in Ontario

...McKitrick, an associate professor of environmental economics at the University of Guelph. Its the kind of model that is susceptible to cherry-picking for finding results that suit a polemical purpose. Joel Schwartz, a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute who examined the TPH figures for a 2004...

Avastin Dropped Out Of Funded Drugs List

...tal cancer drug, Avastin. Members looked at the economics and new evidence on Avastin and concluded it does not offer the same potential in early stages of cancer. Although Avastin costs an average of $35,000 per patient for 12 treatments over six months, British Columbia, Newfoundland and one Quebec health...

India to Have 30 World-class Universities Across the Country: PM

...er teacher who started his career as a lecturer of economics in Punjab before moving to Delhi University where he taught at the Delhi School of Economics. "Almost two-thirds of our universities and 90 percent of our colleges are rated as below average on quality parameters. Importantly, there is nagging fear...

This 'Grass' is Not Green - Say, 'No Thanks, I Am Fine Without Drugs'

...al nuisance, the world would be best without. The economics of demand and supply have undoubtedly spurred this nefarious trade, giving rise to powerful drug cartels around the world. Illicit drugs without question have lent a blow to many peoples lives. Illicit drugs could fall under any of these categories...

FDA Approves Ranbaxys Allergy Drug

... alternatives which have a favorable impact on the economics of the US healthcare system," he said. Based in Jacksonville, Florida, RPI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited (RLL), India's largest pharmaceutical company. RPI is engaged in the sale and distribution of generic and brande...

Study Finds Glycerin to Be a Good Source for Cattle Feed

...rt-term option for the cattle industry. He said economics is another factor because glycerin is currently less expensive than corn, which is most commonly used as cattle feed. Glycerin can be procured for about four cents per pound; whereas corn costs around eight cents a pound....

Domestic Violence in Australia Leads to Number of Suicides

... of diabetes are preventable. Head of the AIHW's economics and expenditure unit John Goss said the fact that 32 per cent of the total burden of illness was preventable was "an important message for policymakers ... because it indicates where you can get the most bang for your buck in prevention". With nati...

Queensland- Sunny Side Up Please

...ustralia. Jenny Hargreaves, from the institute's economics and health services group, said, "About 60 per cent of those GP encounters were by females and almost 34 per cent were for depression. Males made up 53.3 per cent of the over 5 million service contacts with public community mental health services and...

‘Land Of Dreams’ Staggers Under The Weight Of Neuroses And Substance Abue

...th or substance abuse disorder. Regarding the economics of these findings, the government paid two-thirds of costs: Medicare covered nearly 50 percent of the stays, and 18 percent was billed to Medicaid. Out of these figures it was seen that nearly 8 percent of the patients were not insured. Private in...

LondonMet Keen on Widening Research Collaborations With India

...on and laws, international banking laws, financial economics to Indian institutions," Bickerton added. As India is growing into an economic powerhouse, Indians need to enhance their research skills in the financial sector, the experts said. LondonMet has interacted with Indian business fora like the Confe...

Wet Distiller's Grains Could Play a Role in Cattle Diets

...d. "Individuals can use that information and apply economics to it to find the best combination of ration ingredients at a given point of time." Another consideration in feeding a wet distiller's grain is the ration has more total weight to be delivered to the bunk, he said. "We measured diet density on six...

Delhi's Morbidity Rate Nearly One-sixth of National Average

... persons in Delhi - prepared by the directorate of economics and statistics of the state revealed that the proportion of ailing persons in Delhi is the lowest among all the states. "The morbidity rate in Delhi was estimated at 17 per thousand people as compared to 99 at the national level, 107 in Punjab, 87 ...

Ultrasound Technology - Boon or a Bane?

...tion is thrown to winds to make more money. The economics of the entire operation is revealed by Puneet Bedi...rs and nursing home owners are involved in it. The economics of the business, according to Bedi, is simple to understand. "For every million foetuses killed, ...

Once a Lawn Mower, a Self-made Billionaire Makes a Lasting Gift to Virginia Tech

...fter that visit, Schmidt funded a professorship in economics in his late father’s name. Most recently, the Torgersens attended with Schmidt and his mother, Ellie, the induction of new members into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Schmidt was one of the inductees, recognized by the NAE for his work ...

A Soldier's Healing Touch

... Lahore-born Khullar, who completed his masters in economics in 1958 and joined the Indian Air Force in 1960, retired in 1987. Normal retired life was not for him. It was the poverty and illness plaguing the region that set the pattern for the rest of his life. Khullar believes the death of the Indian join...

Two Americans Share 2006 Nobel Medicine Prize

...e also awarded for physics, chemistry, literature, economics and peace. The physics prize was slated to be announced Tuesday. Source-IANS...

Abortion Notification, Consent Laws Reduce Risky Teen Sex

...ofessor of Law, and Thomas Stratmann, professor of economics at George Mason University, came to that conclusion after they looked at the rates of gonorrhea among teenage girls as a measure of risky sex in connection to the parental notification or consent laws that were in effect at the time. The researcher...

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