Crystal Head Vodka – Stress Relief with Style Crystal Head Vodka – Stress Relief with Style

What does this have to do with healthcare, not much, except it can relieve stress.  I swear I have s...

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Monday, October 20, 2008

LEDs May Help Reduce Skin Wrinkles LEDs May Help Reduce Skin Wrinkles

This appears to be a longer process so not as instantaneous.  Well I guess I could get real close t...

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Monday, October 20, 2008

Posting Your Genes on the Web Posting Your Genes on the Web

You can read more about the project here.   Also there is another up and coming company in Californi...

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Monday, October 20, 2008

China Looking to revert back to  Universal Health Care China Looking to revert back to Universal Health Care

Just this summer I posted about the insurance companies looking for China to be a next large potenti...

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Monday, October 20, 2008

Sponge Count – Suture for a Living Sponge Count – Suture for a Living

Are there any left?  Dr. Ramona Bates discusses surgical sponges.  There are 3 manufacturers competi...

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Monday, October 20, 2008

Health Benefits: Medicare's Costly Doughnut Hole Health Benefits: Medicare's Costly Doughnut Hole

It’s that great time of the year not to look forward to, the doughnut hole and notice of increased premiums or reduced benefits, doughnuts a...

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Monday, October 20, 2008

Patients Seek Financial Aid to Buy Medications Patients Seek Financial Aid to Buy Medications

I keep a constant listing here with links to the $4.00 prescriptions as well as a link to Needy Meds...

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Monday, October 20, 2008

No Extended Release Vicodin for now No Extended Release Vicodin for now

Everyone pretty much knows how the drug has been abused, so would an extended use help the cause?  T...

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Monday, October 20, 2008

Private cleaners banned in war on hospital bugs - Scotland Private cleaners banned in war on hospital bugs - Scotland

That’s a pretty high number of C diff cases and death rate listed below, although MRSA cases are dropping, but for a small country like Sco...

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Sunday, October 19, 2008

Medical Quack on the Web this week Medical Quack on the Web this week

Thanks once again to all readers who visit.  Here’s a short listing of some of the post from the M...

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Sunday, October 19, 2008

MRI Imaging Unit Explodes MRI Imaging Unit Explodes

An 8 year old MRI unit was being returned to the manufacturer.  The FDA does not track these incidents and there have been around 5 of them...

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Sunday, October 19, 2008

Genome Database Will Link Genes, Traits in Public View – George Church Genome Database Will Link Genes, Traits in Public View – George Church

The cost sometime next year though may go down with Complete Genomics and their upcoming offer of $...

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Saturday, October 18, 2008

US FDA to open office in New Delhi, Mumbai US FDA to open office in New Delhi, Mumbai

We just read about China and now India by the end of the year.  With all the recent problems in Chin...

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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Corporate Greed Drives Genetic Testing Marketplace – DNA Breast Cancer Gene Tests Corporate Greed Drives Genetic Testing Marketplace – DNA Breast Cancer Gene Tests

DeCode is located in Iceland and we all know what has happened to the economy in that country.  Also...

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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Pretend We're In A Depression! Pretend We're In A Depression!

This is scary!  Modern day pictures of folks lining up in the breadline at the Roosevelt Memorial.  ...

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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Fewer Americans Getting Health Insurance Via Work Fewer Americans Getting Health Insurance Via Work

As the cost for insurance rises, so does the bar to qualify and participate in employer sponsored wellness programs, so not only is the cos...

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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Chinese drug firm recalls all injection products after deaths Chinese drug firm recalls all injection products after deaths

We all may complain and wonder about the processes of the FDA, but when you read stories like this o...

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Saturday, October 18, 2008

The Trial of Their Lives – Breast Cancer Vaccine Report The Trial of Their Lives – Breast Cancer Vaccine Report

With October being breast cancer awareness, this report on the Vaccine trial is timely.  There are a...

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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Personalized treatment for breast cancer Personalized treatment for breast cancer

  Nice simple explanation from an Oncologist from his view, who is actively involved in treating ca...

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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Ask the Governor - Palinator 2008 – Just for Fun Ask the Governor - Palinator 2008 – Just for Fun

Just for laughs, ask away and see what the answers are.  BD While Governor Palin is unfortunate...

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Saturday, October 18, 2008

CAUTION: CEO In Denial? CAUTION: CEO In Denial?

A biotech company caught in the wrong place at the wrong time.  They do have some substantial custo...

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Friday, October 17, 2008

Rite Aid Faces Delisting on the Stock Exchange.. Rite Aid Faces Delisting on the Stock Exchange..

The company has 6 months to get the shares up above $1.00 or it goes to the junk category and off th...

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Friday, October 17, 2008

Patients can view, share health information through new Health Record Banks - Washington Patients can view, share health information through new Health Record Banks - Washington

Very nice hospitals putting the effort in to helping patients learn how to use a personal health rec...

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Friday, October 17, 2008

Desperate Hospitals – Desperate Patients Desperate Hospitals – Desperate Patients

From the Wall Street Journal Health Videos, which now has a reference on this site.  This story exam...

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Friday, October 17, 2008

SurgyTec – Website for surgeons to share Surgery Videos and Power Point Slides SurgyTec – Website for surgeons to share Surgery Videos and Power Point Slides

124 Countries are represented on the site.  I did a brief check to see where the surgeons are locat...

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Friday, October 17, 2008

$75 Million Prize for a way to sterilize pets – a one-time non-surgical means to sterilize male and female cats and dogs $75 Million Prize for a way to sterilize pets – a one-time non-surgical means to sterilize male and female cats and dogs

It was just yesterday I posted about the Healthcare X-Prize for 10 million and this sure over shad...

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Tablet PCs on CSI – New York – Classic Post Revisited Tablet PCs on CSI – New York – Classic Post Revisited

I had some questions the other day about tablets and thought a re-post was perhaps in order.  Yes, I...

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

FDA will open inspection office in China this year FDA will open inspection office in China this year

Some of the duties will be outsourced, but under the control of a local office, and portions of this...

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Thursday, October 16, 2008
 
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