NU Online News Service, Feb. 4, 4:37 p.m. – MIB Inc., Westwood, Mass., says its Center for Medical Actuary Services has published A Descriptive Index of Mortality Studies from Selected Sources 1951-1995, a summary of mortality findings for about 1,300 death rate studies conducted in the United States and Canada.

Medical researchers can use the book, which costs $75, to study the effects of medical conditions, and actuaries can use it when setting rates for life insurance policies, annuities and structured settlements, MIB says.

The authors are Dr. R.B. Singer, Dr. M.W. Kita and J.R. Avery.

More information is available at http://www.mmlc.org/PUBLICATIONS/Bookstore/bookstore.html