Doctors Without Borders Versus Johnson and Johnson Who Will Not Donate Licenses for HIV/AIDS Drugs as Others Have Doctors Without Borders Versus Johnson and Johnson Who Will Not Donate Licenses for HIV/AIDS Drugs as Others Have

Johnson and Johnson refuses to join the Medicines Patent Pool as others have done so generic drugs c...

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Tuesday, January 03, 2012

TruTouch Technologies Receives US Patent For Non-Invasive Alcohol Detection Device TruTouch Technologies Receives US Patent For Non-Invasive Alcohol Detection Device

Now that we have a patent I assume we might see more of these out for sale?  I would think the ER ro...

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Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Dr. Eric Lander Director of the Broad Institute–There’s Power in Those Numbers And Algorithms For Cures and More–Video Dr. Eric Lander Director of the Broad Institute–There’s Power in Those Numbers And Algorithms For Cures and More–Video

This is a very good interview and well worth watching.  If you read the Quack often enough you know ...

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Tuesday, January 03, 2012

When a Doctor Becomes A Patient With Cancer- Therapy, Fighting Insurance Companies, Finding Good Care–TED Video When a Doctor Becomes A Patient With Cancer- Therapy, Fighting Insurance Companies, Finding Good Care–TED Video

Medicine has turned into a big business and Dr. Kamen talks about his dealing with drug shortages as...

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Tuesday, January 03, 2012

HealthSmart Holdings Inc. Purchases Third Party Medical Administration Business From Wells Fargo Insurance Services HealthSmart Holdings Inc. Purchases Third Party Medical Administration Business From Wells Fargo Insurance Services

It looks like the bank is moving away from benefit administration with this sale and the 600 employe...

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Tuesday, January 03, 2012

FDA Approves First Ever Germ Zapping Self Sanitizing Keyboard for Use in Healthcare FDA Approves First Ever Germ Zapping Self Sanitizing Keyboard for Use in Healthcare

I first wrote about the start up company back in March of 2009 and now it appears that they have the...

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Tuesday, January 03, 2012

FDA Bans Imports of Medical Devices from Oridion Systems in Israel FDA Bans Imports of Medical Devices from Oridion Systems in Israel

The FDA found documentation errors and information not included for quality control purposes.  The f...

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Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Advaxis Biotech Immunotherapies for Cervical Cancer Trials Results On Board for 2012 As Additional Trial Enrollments Begin Advaxis Biotech Immunotherapies for Cervical Cancer Trials Results On Board for 2012 As Additional Trial Enrollments Begin

This is a recent video interview with the CEO of Advaxis giving an update on where they are with with their immunotherapies.  As you can see...

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Monday, January 02, 2012

HealthVault on Windows Phone Mobile Made Possible by iTriage, a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Aetna HealthVault on Windows Phone Mobile Made Possible by iTriage, a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Aetna

Here’s one more acquisition from Aetna in the Health IT area and it appears that down the road, conn...

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Sunday, January 01, 2012

Government Research Dollar Fee Starts This Year With Health Insurance Plans to Cover Medical Drug Research–Comparing Generics & Name Brand Drugs-Insurers Will Use To Fine Tune Employer Provided Health Plans Government Research Dollar Fee Starts This Year With Health Insurance Plans to Cover Medical Drug Research–Comparing Generics & Name Brand Drugs-Insurers Will Use To Fine Tune Employer Provided Health Plans

The article states that insurers may get a free walk this year but the organization has been started...

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Sunday, January 01, 2012

Kraft and Intel Launch “Smart Vending Machines” Using Facial Recognition–Adults Get a Treat But No Kids Allowed - Video Kraft and Intel Launch “Smart Vending Machines” Using Facial Recognition–Adults Get a Treat But No Kids Allowed - Video

This is an interesting machine and watch the video here.  This is just the start of things to come w...

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Sunday, January 01, 2012

Attention Deficient Drugs Are Short in Supply As DEA Issues Quotas - Generics Are Exhausted First Leaving Only Expensive Name Brand Drugs Available Attention Deficient Drugs Are Short in Supply As DEA Issues Quotas - Generics Are Exhausted First Leaving Only Expensive Name Brand Drugs Available

I didn’t know there were quotes on these drugs but as you read the article below many college studen...

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Sunday, January 01, 2012

Mini-Mental State Examination Authors Cry Copyright Foul and Sweet 16 From Harvard is Now Also Removed from the Web–Copyrights on Steroids? One More Reason Not to Censor Mini-Mental State Examination Authors Cry Copyright Foul and Sweet 16 From Harvard is Now Also Removed from the Web–Copyrights on Steroids? One More Reason Not to Censor

This is really an odd story when it comes to mental health evaluations as the MMSE as it is called h...

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Sunday, January 01, 2012

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Do you value your medical record privacy?  Visit patientprivacyrights.org at the links below to...

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New Pure Hydrocodone Pain Killer Drug Being Developed Talking to the FDA About Application-Targeting 2013 For US Market New Pure Hydrocodone Pain Killer Drug Being Developed Talking to the FDA About Application-Targeting 2013 For US Market

This is kind of scary as to where we are going with pain killers.  One good thing though is that the...

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Monday, December 26, 2011

Merry Christmas from the Medical Quack(s) Merry Christmas from the Medical Quack(s)

You didn’t expect to see anything else here did you?  Have a great holiday and posts will be a littl...

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Sunday, December 25, 2011

CEO and founder of the French Poly Beast Implant Prothese Wanted by Interpol CEO and founder of the French Poly Beast Implant Prothese Wanted by Interpol

The implants are filled with an unapproved non-medical grade material said to be made for mattresses...

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Saturday, December 24, 2011

FDA Recalls St. Jude’s Riata Defibrillator Leads–Estimated 79,000 Patients in the US Implanted with the Device/Leads FDA Recalls St. Jude’s Riata Defibrillator Leads–Estimated 79,000 Patients in the US Implanted with the Device/Leads

Apparently they found the silicon covering on the leads is the issue and it could shock patients whe...

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Saturday, December 24, 2011

Nurses Hold One Day Strike at Long Beach Memorial and Miller’s Children’s Hospital Nurses Hold One Day Strike at Long Beach Memorial and Miller’s Children’s Hospital

The nurses have been without a contract for a few months now and are also talking about working conditions and other items needing attention...

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Thursday, December 22, 2011

US Senator Doesn’t Want Us Ingesting Caffeine With Aeroshot Breathable Caffeine US Senator Doesn’t Want Us Ingesting Caffeine With Aeroshot Breathable Caffeine

The product says you get the same amount of caffeine as you would in a Starbucks cup of coffee which...

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Thursday, December 22, 2011
 
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