Nov 2010

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Critical Path Programs, in cosponsorship with the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI), is announcing a

The FDA published the new guidance document for electronic records, "Guidance for Industry Computerized Systems Used in Clinical Investigations."
The Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) forecasts
4% growth for 2010 based on data it accumulated over the first nine months of the year. The growth figure is largely based on a new 9.1% growth forecast for 2010 exports. Exports, which comprise more than 40% of Israel's economic activity, had dropped 12.5% in 2009.

Newsweek magazine's Best Countries survey ranked Israel among the best countries to live in, at the 22nd spot. Israel scored a total of 79 points out of a possible 100. The magazine rated 100 countries by how well they scored in five categories, namely: education, health, quality of life, economic dynamism, and political environment. Israel scored seventh in health, 25th in quality of life, 15th in economic dynamism, and 41st in education.