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

Aptus Endosystems Receives FDA Approval for Endovascular Stapling System Aptus Endosystems Receives FDA Approval for Endovascular Stapling System

The endovascular stapling system already has the European CE mark of approval and it will work with ...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Chronic Fatigue Researcher for Neuro Immune Disease Arrested and Charged With Possession of Stolen Property Chronic Fatigue Researcher for Neuro Immune Disease Arrested and Charged With Possession of Stolen Property

This is an interesting story to say the least and I’m sure we will hear more about this and and stud...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

”The Anal Algorithm”- An Algorithm To Address Treatment of Fecal Incontinence–Bowel Control Disorder Sphincter Therapy ”The Anal Algorithm”- An Algorithm To Address Treatment of Fecal Incontinence–Bowel Control Disorder Sphincter Therapy

Ok if you read at the Quack often enough you know what an algorithm is but now we have a company tha...

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Monday, November 21, 2011

Stem Cell Knee Bandage Trial to Begin in the UK Stem Cell Knee Bandage Trial to Begin in the UK

If you read the link below have something similar available here in the US too.  There will be 10 pa...

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Monday, November 21, 2011

Pfizer Has a New Sales Strategy–Will Be Selling Lipitor at Generic Prices When Patent Runs Out Pfizer Has a New Sales Strategy–Will Be Selling Lipitor at Generic Prices When Patent Runs Out

Well this stands to certainly keep more patients taking “name” brand Lipitor and on the other hand t...

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Monday, November 21, 2011

Cigna Will Begin Selling Health Insurance in India Partnering with TTK Group Cigna Will Begin Selling Health Insurance in India Partnering with TTK Group

Best thing I can say here is good luck as I’m sure the folks in India see how crappy our model is an...

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Monday, November 21, 2011

Robin Gibb of the BeeGees Suffering Liver Cancer Robin Gibb of the BeeGees Suffering Liver Cancer

This is sad, one more of the Gibbs brothers with health problems and this one is a big on.  Several ...

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Sunday, November 20, 2011
 
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