Former FDA Chief Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach Appointed to the Board of Directors For BioTime and OncoCyte Former FDA Chief Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach Appointed to the Board of Directors For BioTime and OncoCyte

In the last couple of years the former FDA Commish has also landed a couple of other board positions...

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Watson Pharma Gets FDA Approval for Generic Version of Contraceptive Yaz–A Drug That Has Suffered Recalls & Other Issues Watson Pharma Gets FDA Approval for Generic Version of Contraceptive Yaz–A Drug That Has Suffered Recalls & Other Issues

Back in the middle of 2010 we had the somewhat hidden recall from the FDA of YAZ as they were out of...

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Report on Jobs Program With Measures to Create Livelihoods–Fix the Math and Create Algorithms to Move Money and Re-Focus on Better Health Versus Risk Assessments Report on Jobs Program With Measures to Create Livelihoods–Fix the Math and Create Algorithms to Move Money and Re-Focus on Better Health Versus Risk Assessments

This is a nice detailed report and says a lot of what I say and again the focus on fixing the math a...

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

FDA Compliance Seminar on Access Data Base Validation in Drug Discovery FDA Compliance Seminar on Access Data Base Validation in Drug Discovery

This was worth nothing and the seminar is coming up in January.  Good old Access still the work hors...

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Sunday, November 27, 2011

Toilet Paper Fraud–Elderly Customers Were Sold More Than 70 Years Worth of Toilet Paper Formulated for Septic Tanks To Pass Federal Inspections Toilet Paper Fraud–Elderly Customers Were Sold More Than 70 Years Worth of Toilet Paper Formulated for Septic Tanks To Pass Federal Inspections

This is about as low as it gets!  I can see today how this happened as sometimes even writing this b...

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Sunday, November 27, 2011

ER Building Boom By Hospitals in Some Parts of the US Taking Place–Cash Cows for Hospitals to Lure Insured Patients in Affluent Areas–Bigger Exposure to Re-Admissions ER Building Boom By Hospitals in Some Parts of the US Taking Place–Cash Cows for Hospitals to Lure Insured Patients in Affluent Areas–Bigger Exposure to Re-Admissions

Just when you think you have heard it all, we now have free-standing ER facilities being built and t...

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Sunday, November 27, 2011

FDA Approves Middle of the Night Sleeping Pill–Treatments Are Getting Specific–Is This Personalized Medicine? FDA Approves Middle of the Night Sleeping Pill–Treatments Are Getting Specific–Is This Personalized Medicine?

Ok so a little humor as you are only supposed to have this sleeping aid if you already have some sle...

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Friday, November 25, 2011

Merck In Germany Fighting Merck in the US Over Facebook Page–German Merck Files Lawsuit & Wants Their Page Back- How Good Is That Privacy Over There.. Merck In Germany Fighting Merck in the US Over Facebook Page–German Merck Files Lawsuit & Wants Their Page Back- How Good Is That Privacy Over There..

German Merck and US Merck are two different companies and were separated years ago.  Can one not st...

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Friday, November 25, 2011

High Frequency Trading Firm Fined $850k for Losing Control of an Algorithm in Rapid Succession Buying–Bad Math and Some Killer Algos At Work- Keep Occupying… High Frequency Trading Firm Fined $850k for Losing Control of an Algorithm in Rapid Succession Buying–Bad Math and Some Killer Algos At Work- Keep Occupying…

Ok, get this, the algorithm had only been created the night before and only had one or two hours of ...

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Friday, November 25, 2011

“Occupy Algorithms”–”The Attack of the Killer Algorithms Part 5”  - Nothing Will Improve Until Audits and Actions Takes Place To Correct Formulas Built for Profit Only by Corporations And We Battle Back With Math “Occupy Algorithms”–”The Attack of the Killer Algorithms Part 5” - Nothing Will Improve Until Audits and Actions Takes Place To Correct Formulas Built for Profit Only by Corporations And We Battle Back With Math

This is kind of a summary statement of what I have been saying for the last number of years.  The Oc...

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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

UnitedHealthCare Buys Another Company XLHealth HMO Medicare Advantage Managed Care With Heavy Analytics–Subsidiary Watch UnitedHealthCare Buys Another Company XLHealth HMO Medicare Advantage Managed Care With Heavy Analytics–Subsidiary Watch

The big corporate insurance machine keeps getting bigger all the time, if not Physician's groups...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

High Frequency Traders Using Social Networks and Growing Rapidly With Algorithms That Find, Sort and Leverage-Growing At A Rate Faster Than Facebook High Frequency Traders Using Social Networks and Growing Rapidly With Algorithms That Find, Sort and Leverage-Growing At A Rate Faster Than Facebook

I will keep repeating myself, license and tax those folks who are using all the data out there, a g...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Indian Government IT Infrastructure Has Been Used by Hackers to Attack China–Zombies And Dated Security Software Opened Doors at Nasdaq Hack Earlier This Year Indian Government IT Infrastructure Has Been Used by Hackers to Attack China–Zombies And Dated Security Software Opened Doors at Nasdaq Hack Earlier This Year

We talk a lot here in the US about zombie attacks and yes it is getting worse and the call for incre...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Microsoft Announces New Kinect Hardware for Windows Coming in Early 2012–Bring It On Microsoft Announces New Kinect Hardware for Windows Coming in Early 2012–Bring It On

This makes absolute sense to have it computer ready as they could break more records and at the same...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011
 
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