FDA Approves Genetic Test To Help Patients and Doctors Determine If Erbitux Would Be an Effective Treatment For Colorectal Cancer FDA Approves Genetic Test To Help Patients and Doctors Determine If Erbitux Would Be an Effective Treatment For Colorectal Cancer

Erbitux has been approved since 2004 to treat colorectal cancer for late stage cancer after chemothe...

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Friday, July 06, 2012

Patients File Lawsuit Against Human Biostar–Stem Cell Procedures With False Claims to Cure Diseases–Patients Received No Benefits And A Charge of Elder Abuse Included Patients File Lawsuit Against Human Biostar–Stem Cell Procedures With False Claims to Cure Diseases–Patients Received No Benefits And A Charge of Elder Abuse Included

This does make the Celltex case in Texas come back to light again as a few weeks ago it was all over...

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Friday, July 06, 2012

Saringer Life Sciences Seeking $10 Billion Dollar Investment For Their Current Business Plan Which Includes 2 Advanced Medical Devices To Treat Pain and Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention Saringer Life Sciences Seeking $10 Billion Dollar Investment For Their Current Business Plan Which Includes 2 Advanced Medical Devices To Treat Pain and Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention

My first comment here is that’s a lot of money.  The company is located in Canada and works with doc...

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Friday, July 06, 2012

Online Encyclopedia Writes Itself–Machine Learning From News Sources Online Encyclopedia Writes Itself–Machine Learning From News Sources

No you can’t go there yet as this is being built for intelligence agencies by Raytheon.  the governm...

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Friday, July 06, 2012

Medical Quack Employs “Watch Dog” Service for My Auxiliary Hard Drives (Humor) Medical Quack Employs “Watch Dog” Service for My Auxiliary Hard Drives (Humor)

    Ok now that I have your attention, here’s the Watch Dog:)  Actually over the 4th of Ju...

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Thursday, July 05, 2012

Pro-Prep Surgical Medical Device Company Gets FDA approval for It’s Nerve Monitoring System To Be Used During Minimally Invasive Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgery Pro-Prep Surgical Medical Device Company Gets FDA approval for It’s Nerve Monitoring System To Be Used During Minimally Invasive Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgery

What robot performs prostate cancer surgery, the daVinci and the device helps surgeons identify nerv...

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Thursday, July 05, 2012

Walgreens is Making Another Purchase From LaFrance Holdings To Include USA Drug, Super D Drug and May’s Drug Stores Located in the US Southeast Walgreens is Making Another Purchase From LaFrance Holdings To Include USA Drug, Super D Drug and May’s Drug Stores Located in the US Southeast

Sales are down so buy some more drug stores?  It certainly seems like this is what we are seeing out...

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Thursday, July 05, 2012

India’s Public Doctors Will Soon Be Able to Prescribe “Free” Generic Drugs–Up To Half of the Population To Benefit–Big Pharma Could Be Seeing Less Business In the Future With Brand Names India’s Public Doctors Will Soon Be Able to Prescribe “Free” Generic Drugs–Up To Half of the Population To Benefit–Big Pharma Could Be Seeing Less Business In the Future With Brand Names

Just a few months ago India announced they were authorizing a local drug company to make a gener...

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Thursday, July 05, 2012

Bill Gates With Charlie Rose Talks India, China, Tablets, Microsoft  And How US Politics Slow Down Innovation -The Philanthropist Bill Gates With Charlie Rose Talks India, China, Tablets, Microsoft And How US Politics Slow Down Innovation -The Philanthropist

Here’s a clip from YouTube that is a small portion of the interview.  It’s worth your while to go ov...

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Thursday, July 05, 2012

California Doctors Sue Aetna For Routinely Denying Out of Network Patient Access–Grading on the Curve Algorithms Versus Individual Patient Assessments? California Doctors Sue Aetna For Routinely Denying Out of Network Patient Access–Grading on the Curve Algorithms Versus Individual Patient Assessments?

This lawsuit should be interesting indeed as I’m sure there’s a little of both sides in here, relati...

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Wednesday, July 04, 2012

LifeSaver Products–Rapid Saliva Based Testing for HIV, Drugs, Alcohol and More–2 Seconds to Administer and 2 Minutes for Results LifeSaver Products–Rapid Saliva Based Testing for HIV, Drugs, Alcohol and More–2 Seconds to Administer and 2 Minutes for Results

By now you have probably read the news about the HIV test approved by the FDA and in case you misse...

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Wednesday, July 04, 2012

A Strong Case for the Veterans Affairs “Blue Button”–Patient Access To Their Medical Records–Role Model Employee From the Navy Recounts His Experience At Walter Reed Hospital–We Need to Hear More Like This A Strong Case for the Veterans Affairs “Blue Button”–Patient Access To Their Medical Records–Role Model Employee From the Navy Recounts His Experience At Walter Reed Hospital–We Need to Hear More Like This

If you read here often enough then you might be familiar with the “Blue Button” and if you are not a...

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Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Future of Medical Marijuana Without the “High”– Israeli Company Grows “Avidekel” A New Strain Contains Cannabidiol With Anti-Inflammatory Benefits Future of Medical Marijuana Without the “High”– Israeli Company Grows “Avidekel” A New Strain Contains Cannabidiol With Anti-Inflammatory Benefits

In Israel they are doing a lot of work with separating the constituents of grass it appears and the...

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Tuesday, July 03, 2012

One Equity Partners (Part of JP Morgan) to Acquire M*Modal Medical Cloud Services–Speech Recognition and Incorporation of Structured Data within Medical Records One Equity Partners (Part of JP Morgan) to Acquire M*Modal Medical Cloud Services–Speech Recognition and Incorporation of Structured Data within Medical Records

It was just a couple weeks ago that M*Modal announced their new software suite to work with medical...

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Monday, July 02, 2012

Dignity Health Signs Agreement to Acquire US Healthworks Medical Group With Over 140 Facilities in the US Dignity Health Signs Agreement to Acquire US Healthworks Medical Group With Over 140 Facilities in the US

Dignity Health was formerly know as Catholic Healthcare West.  Regulatory approval is still needed. ...

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Monday, July 02, 2012

Glaxo Pleads Guilty and Will Pay $3 Billion to Resolve Fraud Allegations and Failure to Report Safety Data–Paxil, Wellbutrin, Avandia- Whistleblower Case Glaxo Pleads Guilty and Will Pay $3 Billion to Resolve Fraud Allegations and Failure to Report Safety Data–Paxil, Wellbutrin, Avandia- Whistleblower Case

There’s all kinds of allegations in here from off label marketing, safety data, false pricing practi...

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Monday, July 02, 2012

Building Department in New York Closes Medical Center Leaving Doctors With No Place to Work for 2 Weeks and No Access to Patient Records–Due To Building Violation For Only One Entrance/Exit Building Department in New York Closes Medical Center Leaving Doctors With No Place to Work for 2 Weeks and No Access to Patient Records–Due To Building Violation For Only One Entrance/Exit

Now this is a crock of story and why were the doctors not allowed in to get their patient records. ...

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Monday, July 02, 2012

Accretive Shareholder Files Legal Suit Against The Executives and the Board–One Defendant in the Case is Former Secretary of State George Shultz Accretive Shareholder Files Legal Suit Against The Executives and the Board–One Defendant in the Case is Former Secretary of State George Shultz

This is pretty good as he is seeking all profits made by the executives and board.  In this case rev...

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Monday, July 02, 2012

Tri-West Takes Their Campaign to the Internet Protesting Award of The Award of the Tri-Care Contract to United Healthcare–Savemymilitaryhealthcare.com–Final Decision Date Slated for July 5th Tri-West Takes Their Campaign to the Internet Protesting Award of The Award of the Tri-Care Contract to United Healthcare–Savemymilitaryhealthcare.com–Final Decision Date Slated for July 5th

The Tri-Care contract situation if you have followed it for the last couple of years has been...

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Monday, July 02, 2012
 
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