THE TUMOR ZAPPERS OF CEDARS-SINAI THE TUMOR ZAPPERS OF CEDARS-SINAI

Good alternative for surgery in many instances, small tumors, areas that can't be operated on, ...

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Net Fatigue.....Tanorexia......What's the diagnosis? Net Fatigue.....Tanorexia......What's the diagnosis?

Move over anorexia, we now have Tanorexia, the need for a sun tan.   This is a new one for me, as I ...

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Injections of Hope - Stem Cells on the Run outside the US Injections of Hope - Stem Cells on the Run outside the US

The one story here discussed is about a stem cell operation in Tijuana, where an injection costs $25,000.00, yes that's a lot of money ...

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Personal Health Records News - Google Health and Microsoft HealthVault Vendors Personal Health Records News - Google Health and Microsoft HealthVault Vendors

In one group providers will migrate an existing personal health record offering to Microsoft HealthV...

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Three hospitals turn to device instead of medication for anti-coagulation Three hospitals turn to device instead of medication for anti-coagulation

The device is designed to serve as an alternative to the anticoagulants used to prevent thrombosis ...

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

FDA refuses Introgen application for Advexin Cancer Drug FDA refuses Introgen application for Advexin Cancer Drug

One cancer drug turned down after many years of research, but the company plans an appeal.  The FDA...

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Japanese Drug Industry Makes Another Billion-Dollar U.S. Buy Japanese Drug Industry Makes Another Billion-Dollar U.S. Buy

More big fish, small fish in the Pharma business, this time a 3rd Japanese firm buying a US Company...

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Cerner and The International Serious Adverse Events Consortium to Study Genetic Markers Cerner and The International Serious Adverse Events Consortium to Study Genetic Markers

Genetic markers making their way to electronic medical records with locating potential patients thro...

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Got Gout? Duke Leads Study of New Treatment Got Gout? Duke Leads Study of New Treatment

With all the focus on cancer of late, which is of course very important, it's nice to see some other research and good clinical results ...

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Take it from the Doc in the ER... Take it from the Doc in the ER...

This is good reading material and listen to how things are seen and addressed in the ER, if you haven't ever given it any thought, read...

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Gilead may shoot past big firms' buyout hunts Gilead may shoot past big firms' buyout hunts

All over healthcare the big fish, little fish story is either taking place or actions are in the making for offers.  There certainly are a n...

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Monogamy gene found in people - are you RS3 334 Positive? Monogamy gene found in people - are you RS3 334 Positive?

I get a kick out of stories like this, although there could be something to it.  If the man has RS3 ...

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

For Sick Heart Patients, Bypass Surgery Beats Stents For Sick Heart Patients, Bypass Surgery Beats Stents

This debate has been going on for quite a while, however, stents are not the only items that are drug - coated, catheters are another, used ...

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Medical Isotopes - Will there be enough, treatment delays through October possible at US Hospitals Medical Isotopes - Will there be enough, treatment delays through October possible at US Hospitals

Last year when the facility shut down in Canada shutdown about 50,000 medical tests and procedures ...

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Monday, September 01, 2008

Health insurers may not pay out for cancer - NHS Health insurers may not pay out for cancer - NHS

Some people find that their claim is rejected because their illness is not considered serious enough, in other words not a cancer that will...

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Monday, September 01, 2008

Mayo Clinic to target adding start ups in Minnesota - further work with Venture Capitalists for start ups Mayo Clinic to target adding start ups in Minnesota - further work with Venture Capitalists for start ups

California still leads the way of all states with $7.77 billion from Venture Capitalists.  With a s...

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Monday, September 01, 2008

Black Market CPR Cards - Hospital Employees fired over fake cards Black Market CPR Cards - Hospital Employees fired over fake cards

All employees working with patients are required to have one, so it sounds like someone found a way...

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Monday, September 01, 2008

Digital divide - Electronic Medical Records Digital divide - Electronic Medical Records

Both the VA and Kaiser have been 2 of the real success stories with electronic medical records, and as we all read in the press while the t...

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Monday, September 01, 2008

Beware of drug names that look, sound alike Beware of drug names that look, sound alike

Handwritten prescriptions can add to this with names looking the same, good case for E-prescribing at minimum.   The pharmacists want littl...

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Monday, September 01, 2008

Court Rejects Two Medtronic Patents Court Rejects Two Medtronic Patents

Patents as we have known in the past now are starting to look somewhat simplistic when compared to today's cases relative to " Int...

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Monday, September 01, 2008

Health-Net fines in New Jersey may have helped land a 300 million dollar deal for IBM Health-Net fines in New Jersey may have helped land a 300 million dollar deal for IBM

The name of the game as always is further integration, more data warehousing, and better analysis processes.  This does not mean the over s...

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Monday, September 01, 2008

Bloodroot and the FDA Bloodroot and the FDA

This is an interesting opinion story from an individual that has a natural health site, which many h...

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Monday, September 01, 2008

Cracking enzyme code opens way to new cancer drugs - TERT Cracking enzyme code opens way to new cancer drugs - TERT

This lends itself to an area whereby various area of cancer could be targeted, and with few or littl...

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Sunday, August 31, 2008

Despite Doubts, Cancer Therapy Draws Patients - HIFU Prostate Cancer Procedure Despite Doubts, Cancer Therapy Draws Patients - HIFU Prostate Cancer Procedure

This procedure is not approved for us in the US.  It is not inexpensive either at 25-30K per procedu...

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Sunday, August 31, 2008

Got Acne Problems - Go Buy a Condom Got Acne Problems - Go Buy a Condom

According to the article, this company, Number One Plus condoms, seems to have cornered the market here.  This practice appears to be growin...

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Sunday, August 31, 2008

NASCAR scrubs for Medical and Healthcare professionals - Say What? NASCAR scrubs for Medical and Healthcare professionals - Say What?

Is there not end to advertising and marketing?  Is this to bring a new meaning to " start y...

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Sunday, August 31, 2008

Cerner CEO calls for a change with insurers Cerner CEO calls for a change with insurers

  Cerner president speaks out about the insurance business, "they need to be redefined".   Amgen CEO and President Kevin Sharer c...

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Sunday, August 31, 2008

Benefits of Drinking - Only kicks in after 50 Years of Age Benefits of Drinking - Only kicks in after 50 Years of Age

I found these studies interesting, so it basically states that drinking has some benefits, raises go...

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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Two Dead, Several Hospitals Locked Down - "Blue" chemically exposed patients seeking help in the ER Two Dead, Several Hospitals Locked Down - "Blue" chemically exposed patients seeking help in the ER

  Blue people walking in to the ER, Hospital Lock Down, and 2 deaths over chemical exposure, scary story here and I can't remember the ...

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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Stand Up To Cancer - Friday September 5, 2008 - 8:00 EST Stand Up To Cancer - Friday September 5, 2008 - 8:00 EST

You can set up a log in and donate today.  Click here for details.   As I had posted in a story a c...

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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Man Finds Thousands of Medical Records in Storage Unit he won with a bid $25.00 for the unknown contents Man Finds Thousands of Medical Records in Storage Unit he won with a bid $25.00 for the unknown contents

This is one of those strange ones out of the coffer here , man bids $25.00 for the unknown contents...

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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Desperate Hospitals - Hawaii- What is happening to our Hospital System? Desperate Hospitals - Hawaii- What is happening to our Hospital System?

As the old saying goes, things roll downhill and Siemens was the straw that broke the camel's ba...

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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Intel Health PHS 5000 - Home Health Monitor (one more) Intel Health PHS 5000 - Home Health Monitor (one more)

Here is one more home health monitoring device.  No word as to when this one might be available in ...

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Friday, August 29, 2008
 
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