Declining Male Fertility Linked To Water Pollution in the UK Declining Male Fertility Linked To Water Pollution in the UK

It sounds like it is in the water, and maybe one reason why so many in the UK might prefer beer?  BD  ScienceDaily (Jan. 20, 2009) — N...

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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Pfizer Rat Commercial – Know where your pills come from? Pfizer Rat Commercial – Know where your pills come from?

Not too long ago there was some scuttle about the FDA and some pharmaceutical agencies using some of the same advertising agencies, but this...

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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Institute for Health Priorities – A Game Plan for Life from the Milken Institution Institute for Health Priorities – A Game Plan for Life from the Milken Institution

Healthcare – focus on using the technology we have today.  I like that idea but also realize we have...

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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Men with Bigger Bankrolls are Better Lovers – Study says Men with Bigger Bankrolls are Better Lovers – Study says

Ok the word is finally out, but don’t get too excited as the study was done in China and it could va...

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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

The Last Day in Office for a President – Clinton’s Last Day Remembered The Last Day in Office for a President – Clinton’s Last Day Remembered

This seemed like an appropriate day to revisit President Clinton’s last day in office, maybe a littl...

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Monday, January 19, 2009

Twitter Surgery - In the Operating Room Twitter Surgery - In the Operating Room

Not too long ago I posted about text messaging from surgeon to surgeon across counties saved a young...

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Monday, January 19, 2009

More Food Scares – Canned Ducks? More Food Scares – Canned Ducks?

Don’t eat any canned ducks, no matter what the reports say, they are not safe (grin).  BD

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Monday, January 19, 2009

Best Careers 2009: Pharmacist Job Description Best Careers 2009: Pharmacist Job Description

From US News and World Reports on You Tube, the pharmacist ranks up top as one of the best careers in the year 2009.  I have a friend who t...

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Monday, January 19, 2009

Genetic warfarin test not cost-effective in guiding initial dosing of common blood thinner Genetic warfarin test not cost-effective in guiding initial dosing of common blood thinner

We want personalized medicine to move forward, but now we are back to the same question, who’s goin...

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Monday, January 19, 2009

Tiny pressure sensor implant in the femoral artery measures blood pressure 30 times a second Tiny pressure sensor implant in the femoral artery measures blood pressure 30 times a second

The pressure sensor is placed directly into the femoral artery in the groin and the device is diame...

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Monday, January 19, 2009

Counterfeit Fish, Olive Oil, Vanilla and more here in the US Counterfeit Fish, Olive Oil, Vanilla and more here in the US

This story is an eye opener for sure, especially if one is trying to eat healthy.  That snapper may...

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Monday, January 19, 2009

Rite Aid receives a $5 million dollar fine – Correction Rite Aid receives a $5 million dollar fine – Correction

This is a revised and corrected post with information provided by Cheryl Slavinksy, Public Relations...

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Monday, January 19, 2009

Bird Abatement and Simulation Training – Aviation and Healthcare on the same track Bird Abatement and Simulation Training – Aviation and Healthcare on the same track

This is a good article from Scientific American who has done a great job on researching “bird abate...

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Sunday, January 18, 2009

Southwest Atlanta Hospital closes for the 3rd time in 4 years Southwest Atlanta Hospital closes for the 3rd time in 4 years

Currently all services are outpatient, no in this case nobody will need to be moved, this hospital ...

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Sunday, January 18, 2009

Advertisement for a Convention - Humor Advertisement for a Convention - Humor

This is funny!  Watch for the surprise ending. BD This is what happens when I venture over to Pharmagossip! http://pharmagossip.bl...

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Saturday, January 17, 2009

Microsoft Interview on Fox following the Senate Health IT Testimonies Microsoft Interview on Fox following the Senate Health IT Testimonies

The one question I thought was interesting though was the question of having a doctor use a computer...

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Saturday, January 17, 2009

Rosetta Genomics Unveils Colon Cancer Screening Diagnostic using MicroRNA Biomarkers Rosetta Genomics Unveils Colon Cancer Screening Diagnostic using MicroRNA Biomarkers

A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to interview Ronen Tamir, Chief Commercialization Officer, ...

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Saturday, January 17, 2009

Tufts and Blue Cross Reach an Agreement and other related news Tufts and Blue Cross Reach an Agreement and other related news

It appears like the recent publicity has been successful for an agreement.   In the news too regar...

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Saturday, January 17, 2009

Watch the Presidential Inauguration in Silverlight – as selected by the Inaugural Committee Watch the Presidential Inauguration in Silverlight – as selected by the Inaugural Committee

We watched the Olympics in Silverlight and now the inauguration of the President.  Would be nice to ...

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Friday, January 16, 2009

New drug and new hope to beat prostate cancer New drug and new hope to beat prostate cancer

This is an injectable that stops the production of testosterone, thus there is not much of a waitin...

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Friday, January 16, 2009

Lilly Admits $1.4 Billion Zyprexa Mistake – Off Label Use Lilly Admits $1.4 Billion Zyprexa Mistake – Off Label Use

Was there not just something in the news this week about allowing off label use, well guess it does...

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Friday, January 16, 2009

The rush for ICD 10 changed to October 2013 The rush for ICD 10 changed to October 2013

We can all sigh a breath of relief for now with everything else that is shaking in healthcare, this one could certainly be implemented down...

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Friday, January 16, 2009

Doctors can add one more who wants to tell them how to do their job:  Medco CEO Doctors can add one more who wants to tell them how to do their job: Medco CEO

Well if it isn’t Medicare trying to step in and to try and limit what patients can have access to and what can be prescribed, the new healt...

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Friday, January 16, 2009

Nuance and IBM to license and integrate speech technologies Nuance and IBM to license and integrate speech technologies

Nuance, or as everyone knows them as Dragon Naturally Speaking, will be licensing and adding the sp...

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Friday, January 16, 2009
 
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