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

The Brain Hemorrhage… The Brain Hemorrhage…

Ugly to look at, but quite tasty!  I believe it contains some suspended Bailey’s Irish Cream.  ...

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Pfizer Joins the Generic Club Pfizer Joins the Generic Club

I wonder if all the name brand companies will one day have nothing but generics?  (grin).  There’s a...

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Decode Genetics Seeks to Sell Non-Core Assets Decode Genetics Seeks to Sell Non-Core Assets

The economy is also affecting some of the work and business design of genetic companies.  DeCode is ...

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Johnson and Johnson recalls narcotic pain system sold in Europe Johnson and Johnson recalls narcotic pain system sold in Europe

The product was originally approved here in the US, but when a change in manufacturing processes was...

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Amgen Sales Rep Can Pursue Wrongful Firing Suit Amgen Sales Rep Can Pursue Wrongful Firing Suit

Whistle blowers today seem to be playing a role in the move towards transparency in more ways than one, not to mention the bounty that could...

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

What is Lymphedema? What is Lymphedema?

Being this is breast cancer awareness month, this is a good time to take a look at lymphedema.  Dr....

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Disappearing Credit Forces Hospitals to Delay Improvements – Desperate Hospitals Disappearing Credit Forces Hospitals to Delay Improvements – Desperate Hospitals

Even some of the more profitable hospital systems are now delaying the start of new projects.  Some have not been as lucky and have had to ...

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Hospitals protest new California rules on patient balance billing Hospitals protest new California rules on patient balance billing

We still live in a risk management world, one where the Department of Managed Care is shadowed by the power of the insurance companies; laws...

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Navigenics to add gene sequencing to its personal genomic services Navigenics to add gene sequencing to its personal genomic services

Recently announced is the project to begin at Scripps in San Diego as related news, coupled with th...

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

CheckMedicare.com - Check the eligibility and deductible status of Medicare patients for a quarter CheckMedicare.com - Check the eligibility and deductible status of Medicare patients for a quarter

You need to sign up and they offer a free check for 10 patients, after that is is 25 cents per each...

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Thursday, October 16, 2008
 
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