Courts Charge Mother With Neglect – Failing to Control Son’s Weight of 555 Pounds Courts Charge Mother With Neglect – Failing to Control Son’s Weight of 555 Pounds

5 to 10 years for obesity or child neglect is the potential sentence if convicted for the mother.  ...

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Monday, June 29, 2009

California Insurance Commissioner Want to Know How Much Money Insurers have invested in Iran California Insurance Commissioner Want to Know How Much Money Insurers have invested in Iran

This could be interesting to see what comes to table from the inquisition as such are considered illegal, and then again what if none are r...

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Monday, June 29, 2009

Support for PHRs gaining ground in the UK – Cost, Privacy and Ownership Leading Factors Support for PHRs gaining ground in the UK – Cost, Privacy and Ownership Leading Factors

The government in the UK is looking at cost as well and the anticipated cost of expanding the data ...

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Monday, June 29, 2009

Teva, Antares get FDA Approval for Growth Hormone Needle Free Device Teva, Antares get FDA Approval for Growth Hormone Needle Free Device

This has been a pain for kids with injections, so it looks like soon kids will have a choice.  Antar...

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Monday, June 29, 2009

Heart Stem Cell Trial at Cedars Sinai – Patient’s Own Cells Injected to Reverse Heart Attack Damage Heart Stem Cell Trial at Cedars Sinai – Patient’s Own Cells Injected to Reverse Heart Attack Damage

Finally the work and benefits of stem cells are beginning to evolve around us.  The patient had a heart attack, had permanent damage and by ...

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Monday, June 29, 2009

Medtronic Pacemaker that can allow an MRI Procedure approved in Europe Medtronic Pacemaker that can allow an MRI Procedure approved in Europe

Finally, but not here in the US yet, a pacemaker that will allow a patient to have an MRI.  No word...

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Monday, June 29, 2009

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy– Interview with Dr. Erika Schwartz Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy– Interview with Dr. Erika Schwartz

I had the opportunity to chat with Dr. Erika Schwartz recently about Bio Identical Hormone The...

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Monday, June 29, 2009

LUCAS 2 Chest Compression Receives FDA Clearance – Cardiac Arrest LUCAS 2 Chest Compression Receives FDA Clearance – Cardiac Arrest

The device is expected to be available for purchase this fall.  It is battery powered and can be lif...

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Monday, June 29, 2009

Have Acne, Accutane Won’t be a Choice for Treatment as Roche has pulled the drug from the US Market Have Acne, Accutane Won’t be a Choice for Treatment as Roche has pulled the drug from the US Market

The drug was not withdrawn for not working, more so due to lawsuits and side effects, depression for...

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Monday, June 29, 2009

High Blood Pressure Bluetooth Remote Health Monitor, Glucose Monitor and more – Ideal Life High Blood Pressure Bluetooth Remote Health Monitor, Glucose Monitor and more – Ideal Life

This company has a few new wireless data reporting medical devices.  The one mentioned in the study...

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Monday, June 29, 2009

Inhaled growth hormone safe for children - Study Inhaled growth hormone safe for children - Study

We are beginning to see more “inhalable” drugs coming on the scene and this is one more that was a ...

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Sunday, June 28, 2009

Antiperspirants are Considered a Drug by the FDA – Recent Study looks at a connection possible between breast and prostate cancer Antiperspirants are Considered a Drug by the FDA – Recent Study looks at a connection possible between breast and prostate cancer

The basis of the study is interference of an underarm endocrine organ by antiperspirants, which by ...

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Sunday, June 28, 2009

Survey in the UK shows Most are Worried about cuts at the NHS Survey in the UK shows Most are Worried about cuts at the NHS

Some of those in the survey said raise taxes to protect the NHS and cut back in other areas.  There...

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Sunday, June 28, 2009

Hand Held Electrocardiogram (ECG) Device – Add 2 Drops to the Device and Send the Information to the Cardiologist or Physician (No paper required) Hand Held Electrocardiogram (ECG) Device – Add 2 Drops to the Device and Send the Information to the Cardiologist or Physician (No paper required)

What won’t we be doing with a portable electronic medical device in the future?  This looks interes...

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Sunday, June 28, 2009

Retin A Used Off Label?  The Anal Bleaching Fad Retin A Used Off Label? The Anal Bleaching Fad

Ok thought I had heard of just about everything and this is a new one that I have not read about.  When you watch the video they are talki...

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Sunday, June 28, 2009

Preventing Disease Costs More Money and Doesn’t Save Healthcare Expense – Congressional Budget Office Preventing Disease Costs More Money and Doesn’t Save Healthcare Expense – Congressional Budget Office

Our Congressional Budget Office last week issued a statement that dismissed the notion that preven...

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Sunday, June 28, 2009

Bankruptcy Trustee and Shuttered Hospital Dispute has 37,000 Patient Medical Records Unavailable to Doctors and Patients – All About Money and not Healthcare Bankruptcy Trustee and Shuttered Hospital Dispute has 37,000 Patient Medical Records Unavailable to Doctors and Patients – All About Money and not Healthcare

With all the talk of recently having your medical records available, this one sure makes a case for ...

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Sunday, June 28, 2009

FDA Sends Letter to Immucor – Products Used by Blood Banks for Testing Before Transfusions Questioned FDA Sends Letter to Immucor – Products Used by Blood Banks for Testing Before Transfusions Questioned

The notice puts their biologics license at risk of being revoked and would cost the company about 2...

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Sunday, June 28, 2009

LAP-BAND(TM) is First Obesity Intervention Device in Europe for Treatment of “Diabesity” LAP-BAND(TM) is First Obesity Intervention Device in Europe for Treatment of “Diabesity”

This is a newly coined word if you have not heart it, “diabesity”, which is meaning relating diabet...

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Sunday, June 28, 2009
 
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