The Medical Quack featured on the Lance Armstrong Cancer Awareness Website The Medical Quack featured on the Lance Armstrong Cancer Awareness Website

This site follows Lance throughout his training and worldwide cancer awareness campaign.  Informati...

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Friday, January 02, 2009

2009: The Year We all Reboot and find some better filters to enhance life.. 2009: The Year We all Reboot and find some better filters to enhance life..

I can’t think of one individual that was particularly happy with 2008 to say the least, but 2009 is...

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Friday, January 02, 2009

NIST Calls Personalized Medicine a 'Critical National Need, asking for White Papers and suggestions on projects to fund with personalized medicine NIST Calls Personalized Medicine a 'Critical National Need, asking for White Papers and suggestions on projects to fund with personalized medicine

Is this perhaps an attempt to begin some standardization along the line as well?  Well here we go w...

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Friday, January 02, 2009

Strange Insurance Marketing Web Page– Humana Strange Insurance Marketing Web Page– Humana

It appears that Humana is thinking an Adobe Flash page might generate some additional interest and p...

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Friday, January 02, 2009

State panel to examine payments to Partners Hospitals in Boston – Other hospitals in the State are looking for a bail out… State panel to examine payments to Partners Hospitals in Boston – Other hospitals in the State are looking for a bail out…

One group, Partners is making money, while others are starving and it has to do with contracts with...

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Friday, January 02, 2009

Plavix – What’s the next step for doctors and patients – possible genetic testing in the near future? Plavix – What’s the next step for doctors and patients – possible genetic testing in the near future?

Will Plavix be the next drug up for a genetic test?  There are not many alternative drugs either th...

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Friday, January 02, 2009

New California Laws – Healthcare Related New California Laws – Healthcare Related

Well first on the list is text messaging and that can have an immediate effect on healthcare in hel...

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Friday, January 02, 2009

Inherited Factors Play an Important Role in Breast Cancer Progression According to New Study in Mice, but Prostate Cancer Family History does not affect treatment outcomes Inherited Factors Play an Important Role in Breast Cancer Progression According to New Study in Mice, but Prostate Cancer Family History does not affect treatment outcomes

Two different studies, two different types of cancer, and two different results based on family history of breast and prostate cancer.  As ...

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Friday, January 02, 2009

Does work affect one’s mental health – pretty good chance it does Does work affect one’s mental health – pretty good chance it does

This is a good article written by by Brain Blogger who discusses biopsychosocial perspectives.  It i...

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Friday, January 02, 2009

FDA Approves Ferring Pharmaceuticals' Degarelix for Advanced Prostate Cancer FDA Approves Ferring Pharmaceuticals' Degarelix for Advanced Prostate Cancer

A new treatment option that is basically depressing the body’s hormone producing agents, and for us...

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Thursday, January 01, 2009

FDA Drug Approvals Highest In Three Years FDA Drug Approvals Highest In Three Years

It certainly doesn’t seem this way, but when you stop and think about the submissions to the FDA, t...

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Thursday, January 01, 2009

Rosetta Genomics introduces new molecular based cancer test Rosetta Genomics introduces new molecular based cancer test

Earlier this year a collaboration effort was established with the NIH to determine the role of microRNAs in HIV viral replication, and thei...

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Thursday, January 01, 2009

What’s better than $4.00 Generic Antibiotics – Free Antibiotics What’s better than $4.00 Generic Antibiotics – Free Antibiotics

In some areas, there are some available for free, Giant Food is running it for 3 months, and each r...

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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

What’s in the “K” – Vitamin K or Potassium? What’s in the “K” – Vitamin K or Potassium?

This is a good observation of perhaps how medications could be confused and not administered properly if mixed up, and instructions not read...

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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Sponsor an Executive Sponsor an Executive

Hilarious!  I hope it doesn’t come to this, although it seems pretty close at times.  BD  “The money you give won't just save a life, ...

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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Surgery Room goes Wireless with High-Definition Surgical Displays Surgery Room goes Wireless with High-Definition Surgical Displays

The display is capable of transmitting surgical video with no perceptible lag or interference throu...

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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

OptumHealth Web (United Healthcare) Partners with Microsoft HealthVault OptumHealth Web (United Healthcare) Partners with Microsoft HealthVault

Well if you can’t beat them, join in, seems to be the direction today of personal health records.  ...

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Wednesday, December 31, 2008
 
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