German Researchers Use iPS Skin Cells to Correct Gene Defect in Mice With Liver Disease–Mice Were Cured German Researchers Use iPS Skin Cells to Correct Gene Defect in Mice With Liver Disease–Mice Were Cured

iPS stem cells can be reprogrammed to take on another identity and in this case it looks like the mi...

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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

NH Hospitals Sue the State Over Medicaid Cuts and One Lays off 180 Employees NH Hospitals Sue the State Over Medicaid Cuts and One Lays off 180 Employees

One hospital, Elliot is laying off employees and there are 10 hospitals in the lawsuit.  Quite a few other programs are also being disconnec...

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Medical Students and Doctors Protest in Israel Demanding Improvements in the Healthcare System Medical Students and Doctors Protest in Israel Demanding Improvements in the Healthcare System

Once in a while it’s time to take a break and see what is occurring in other countries and in this c...

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scan Drug Recalled Due To Radiation–CardioGen-82 Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scan Drug Recalled Due To Radiation–CardioGen-82

The active ingredient is generated by isotopes and the cause it not yet clear and the FDA stated it ...

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

FDA Finds U.S. Cetero Research Falsified Records About Drug Studies-Probably Hidden in the Algorithms Used for Reporting FDA Finds U.S. Cetero Research Falsified Records About Drug Studies-Probably Hidden in the Algorithms Used for Reporting

How else does this happen when you look at an algorithmically created report on the studies and then...

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Kaiser Permanente Launches Mobile Application–KP Locator for the Iphone Kaiser Permanente Launches Mobile Application–KP Locator for the Iphone

This is great since Kaiser is expanding to more states than just California.  With the multiple loc...

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

How Algorithms Shape Our World–TED Talks Kevin Slavin–Writing the Unreadable And A Good Reason to Get Into the Math How Algorithms Shape Our World–TED Talks Kevin Slavin–Writing the Unreadable And A Good Reason to Get Into the Math

If you read here often enough, no surprise that I would include this presentation as the world “algo...

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Monday, July 25, 2011

Orange County Oncologist Gets Sentenced to 18 months Prison – Diagnosed With “Co-Dependency”- Couldn’t Stop Fraudulently Billing Medicare Orange County Oncologist Gets Sentenced to 18 months Prison – Diagnosed With “Co-Dependency”- Couldn’t Stop Fraudulently Billing Medicare

I couldn’t make that title up if I tried as that is what Dr. Justice’s attorney states in this story...

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Monday, July 25, 2011

FDA Mobile Medical Applications NPRM From the FDA–Register All With Categories and Create New Classification for “Clone Apps” FDA Mobile Medical Applications NPRM From the FDA–Register All With Categories and Create New Classification for “Clone Apps”

This is a bit of complicated issue for many as to setting up guidelines and rules that can be used, ...

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Monday, July 25, 2011

‪The Gates Foundation on Reinventing the Toilet-Let’s Get Our “Crap” Together and Do It (Video) ‪The Gates Foundation on Reinventing the Toilet-Let’s Get Our “Crap” Together and Do It (Video)

I do have to say this is a very well done video about a crappy subject and someone had their thinkin...

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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Walter Reed Army Medical Center To Close It’s Doors Forever This Week–Moving to the Bethesda National Naval Medical Center Walter Reed Army Medical Center To Close It’s Doors Forever This Week–Moving to the Bethesda National Naval Medical Center

The hospital is closing it’s doors and will be combined with the National Naval Medical Center and t...

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Sunday, July 24, 2011

How Prime Healthcare Hospital Chain Is Accused of Boosting Profits With Higher ER Admissions How Prime Healthcare Hospital Chain Is Accused of Boosting Profits With Higher ER Admissions

A comparison was done with using big hospital chain Tenet, who admitted 39% of the ER patients while...

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Sunday, July 24, 2011

RAM (Remote Area Medical) at Wise, Virginia for the 12th Annual Free Clinic Seeing over 4000 Patients RAM (Remote Area Medical) at Wise, Virginia for the 12th Annual Free Clinic Seeing over 4000 Patients

This was a 3 day event with those who have either no insurance or those without enough insurance to ...

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Sunday, July 24, 2011
 
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