SenoRx Submits Implantable RFID Tags to FDA For Approval – Breast Tumor Surgery SenoRx Submits Implantable RFID Tags to FDA For Approval – Breast Tumor Surgery

  This stands to change the way surgical procedures are done as relates to breast cancer and removal...

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Monday, December 28, 2009

FDA Committee Agrees With Wider Use of Crestor – Is The Jupiter Study Data Creeps Up Once Again FDA Committee Agrees With Wider Use of Crestor – Is The Jupiter Study Data Creeps Up Once Again

We are back to the Jupiter study that came out not too long ago about expanding the use of choleste...

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Monday, December 28, 2009

Transplanted Organs Are Not Always Perfect – Some Less Than Others Transplanted Organs Are Not Always Perfect – Some Less Than Others

In the world of donors there are only so many, and it seems there are so many more waiting for a donor organ that what is available.  Some i...

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Monday, December 28, 2009

German Merck Outlook is to Acquire – Pharma and Chemical Sectors German Merck Outlook is to Acquire – Pharma and Chemical Sectors

The article states that Merck , one of the heavy cash companies around today is looking at expandin...

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Monday, December 28, 2009

FDA Releases Video Warning About Non Approved and Fraudulent Products/Ads (video) FDA Releases Video Warning About Non Approved and Fraudulent Products/Ads (video)

The video makes reference not only to websites but also devices to be aware of.  Below are a few recent links that have been posted here.   ...

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Monday, December 28, 2009

The Medical Quack Welcomes E-MDs as a New Advertiser The Medical Quack Welcomes E-MDs as a New Advertiser

If you are a regular reader you probably already realize I attempt to cover a little bit of everythi...

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Monday, December 28, 2009

Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedure In Clinical Trials to Regulate Blood Pressure and Reduce Risks of Heart Attacks Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedure In Clinical Trials to Regulate Blood Pressure and Reduce Risks of Heart Attacks

This is a minimally invasive procedure done via a catheter.  There is no device implanted.  The comp...

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Sunday, December 27, 2009

Senator Max Baucus Appears Drunk on the Senate Floor – Nothing To Lose At This Point Senator Max Baucus Appears Drunk on the Senate Floor – Nothing To Lose At This Point

Nobody gets a word in, so it appears healthcare reform has driven some to drink:) He is attacking ...

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Sunday, December 27, 2009

Guided Therapy Systems Gets FDA Approval With Ultra Sound Therapies – Interventional Dermatology? Guided Therapy Systems Gets FDA Approval With Ultra Sound Therapies – Interventional Dermatology?

This is pretty interesting technology from what I am reading here as it appears we may have a new c...

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Saturday, December 26, 2009

Medicare Eliminates Consultation Codes in 2010  – Adds Modifier to Distinguish Providers Medicare Eliminates Consultation Codes in 2010 – Adds Modifier to Distinguish Providers

This is going to be fun to say the least to figure this one out unless commercial insurers adapt an...

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Saturday, December 26, 2009

FDA Says No to Pfizer’s Pain Medication Lyrica for Generalized Anxiety Disorder FDA Says No to Pfizer’s Pain Medication Lyrica for Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Treatments for anxiety and depression certainly seem to be headliners quite frequently in the news ...

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Friday, December 25, 2009

Nestle Is the Latest Food Company Questioned By the FDA – What Happened to Prunes? Nestle Is the Latest Food Company Questioned By the FDA – What Happened to Prunes?

It seems any more every package of food you see says something to the effect that “this is good for...

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Friday, December 25, 2009

Sepracor's Lunesta Patent Gets Extension Until 2014 Sepracor's Lunesta Patent Gets Extension Until 2014

The butterfly lives on until February 2014 and could get an additional 6 months down the road, pend...

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Friday, December 25, 2009

Merry Christmas from Donald Duck – Distant Relative of the Medical Quack? Merry Christmas from Donald Duck – Distant Relative of the Medical Quack?

I couldn’t think of anyone more appropriate today to wish everyone a Merry Christmas.  This is an or...

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Friday, December 25, 2009

Spiriva HandiHaler Gets FDA Approval for COPD Treatment Spiriva HandiHaler Gets FDA Approval for COPD Treatment

It’s official now, COPD is on the list with the other chronic conditions, so no worries about COPD o...

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Microsoft Word Will Be A Little Different After January 11th – Students Check out the Ultimate Steal Deal Microsoft Word Will Be A Little Different After January 11th – Students Check out the Ultimate Steal Deal

You may have read about this in the news and wondered if Word was going away, nope.  Word will unde...

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

TwittZure - Twitter on Windows Cloud – The Azure Platform TwittZure - Twitter on Windows Cloud – The Azure Platform

This is interesting to check out.  You can use either the web based version of the page or download ...

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

OptumHealth Launching Online NowClinic – Video Consultations for Patients and Physicians OptumHealth Launching Online NowClinic – Video Consultations for Patients and Physicians

I have added a bit of text from my post back in June of 2009 below about this service which was a p...

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

41% of Canadian Clinical Trials Use Devices That Report Data 41% of Canadian Clinical Trials Use Devices That Report Data

Is this to say pretty soon you will be recognized by the apparel you wear that you are in a clinical...

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach – Brand New Pavilion Carries Focus on Patients and “Green” Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach – Brand New Pavilion Carries Focus on Patients and “Green”

Recently I had the opportunity to take a tour of Miller’s Children’s Hospital of Memorial Hospital ...

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009
 
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