Mislabeling Work in Labs Sends Years of Cancer Research Down the Drain With Misidentified Contaminated Cells Mislabeling Work in Labs Sends Years of Cancer Research Down the Drain With Misidentified Contaminated Cells

Can you imagine being a scientist and then finding out later that the cells given for research were...

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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Medical Marijuana Machine Gets Busted in Orange County–Battle Still Continues Over Access Medical Marijuana Machine Gets Busted in Orange County–Battle Still Continues Over Access

    The medical marijuana business still has issues over laws tha...

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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Microsoft Research–Where News Ideas Develop to Include Solving Big Problems Like the HIV Virus By Working With Email Spam Filters And Kinect Microsoft Research–Where News Ideas Develop to Include Solving Big Problems Like the HIV Virus By Working With Email Spam Filters And Kinect

This is pretty wild that some of the same coding techniques that we use to identify spam mail can al...

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Saturday, April 21, 2012

We Pay Gasoline Tax to Keep Up the US Highway Infrastructure–Why Not Tax the Data Selling Companies and Banks to Keep Up the US Government IT Infrastructure? A “Buffett Tax” Alternative We Pay Gasoline Tax to Keep Up the US Highway Infrastructure–Why Not Tax the Data Selling Companies and Banks to Keep Up the US Government IT Infrastructure? A “Buffett Tax” Alternative

It’s time for another one of these posts since the Buffett Law on taxes is sinking or is sunk.  If y...

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Friday, April 20, 2012

UnitedHealthCare 1st Quarter of 2012 Yields over $1 Billion in Net Profits–25% of the Nation Still Remains Uninsured UnitedHealthCare 1st Quarter of 2012 Yields over $1 Billion in Net Profits–25% of the Nation Still Remains Uninsured

The Los Angeles Times ran this article today about the “holes in health insurance coverage” and is ...

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Scientists in Japan Use Stem Cells to Grow Hair on Bald Mouse–Hair Grew Within 3 Weeks Video Scientists in Japan Use Stem Cells to Grow Hair on Bald Mouse–Hair Grew Within 3 Weeks Video

If you read the entire article here the scientists were able to play around too with the density and...

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

“Think Tanks and Consultants” With Creative Solutions Running Faster Than What Today’s IT Work Force and CIOs Can Keep Up With–“Time Bankruptcy” “Think Tanks and Consultants” With Creative Solutions Running Faster Than What Today’s IT Work Force and CIOs Can Keep Up With–“Time Bankruptcy”

This was a good write up from Dr. Halamka  at Harvard Medical from his blog, “ Life As A Healthcare ...

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Jackson Memorial Hospital Begins Major Layoffs to Save Money–Around 1000 Expected and Some Can Return to Work as Part Time, Some Benefits (Video) Jackson Memorial Hospital Begins Major Layoffs to Save Money–Around 1000 Expected and Some Can Return to Work as Part Time, Some Benefits (Video)

The math in the article goes like this, 1115 get cut and 350 part time jobs get added so the folks g...

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

What’s Going on With Warren Buffett and His Prostate Cancer?  Did He Choose To Be Screened? What’s Going on With Warren Buffett and His Prostate Cancer? Did He Choose To Be Screened?

I have been reading the news like everyone else out here and kind of wonder the same thing and a...

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Merck Could Pay as Much as $1 Billion for Endocyte Cancer Drug To Develop and Commercialize The  Experimental Drug Merck Could Pay as Much as $1 Billion for Endocyte Cancer Drug To Develop and Commercialize The Experimental Drug

Vintafolide is the name of the drug and it comes along with a companion diagnostic test to determine...

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

FDA and Smart Phone Devices Struggle With Applications and Regulations–Get More Engineers at the FDA and Don’t Rush the Developers With Medical Software FDA and Smart Phone Devices Struggle With Applications and Regulations–Get More Engineers at the FDA and Don’t Rush the Developers With Medical Software

mHealth is getting pretty sophisticated and actually the FDA is doing a decent job as evaluating wha...

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Heart Disease Is Not An Indicator of Heart Problems States Doctors Who Want to Set the Record Straight at the American Heart Association–Killer Algorithms Chapter 27 Flawed Math and Studies Heart Disease Is Not An Indicator of Heart Problems States Doctors Who Want to Set the Record Straight at the American Heart Association–Killer Algorithms Chapter 27 Flawed Math and Studies

How many times have we heard this over the last few years, many if you read the news.  Having an...

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

UnitedHealthCare Sends Letter to Teenager Telling Her She Had Diabetes With No Parent or Doctor Involvement–Only Blood Test Was For Lyme Disease–Analytic Attack of the Killer Algorithms?–Reader Writes UnitedHealthCare Sends Letter to Teenager Telling Her She Had Diabetes With No Parent or Doctor Involvement–Only Blood Test Was For Lyme Disease–Analytic Attack of the Killer Algorithms?–Reader Writes

I have take the comment left by anonymous reader here and it’s worth a read and looking at.  If all ...

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Personal Health Records Come In Many Flavors Today and Are Worth Having–Even If It Is Not Complete and Perfect Personal Health Records Come In Many Flavors Today and Are Worth Having–Even If It Is Not Complete and Perfect

The article is from Information Week and I agree as I thought PHRs were great when announced.  I hav...

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Monday, April 16, 2012

Prototype Firewall for Medical Devices to Stop Hacking in Development at Purdue and Princeton Universities Prototype Firewall for Medical Devices to Stop Hacking in Development at Purdue and Princeton Universities

This is a bit of good news with what we have been reading in the news that there’s potential relief ...

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Monday, April 16, 2012
 
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