Bill and Melinda Gates–Talk to Al Jazeera On How They Are Trying To Help People Around the World With the Foundation and Themselves Bill and Melinda Gates–Talk to Al Jazeera On How They Are Trying To Help People Around the World With the Foundation and Themselves

Melinda and Bill Gates talk about their mission and accomplishments so far with their investments an...

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Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Nine New Challenge Awards from the Prostate Cancer Foundation Given to Accelerate Research and Treatment for Cancer Patients. Nine New Challenge Awards from the Prostate Cancer Foundation Given to Accelerate Research and Treatment for Cancer Patients.

There’s quite a bit in the news of late as relates to prostate cancer.  Just last week another drug ...

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Tuesday, September 04, 2012

AIDS Experts at Johns Hopkins and Harvard Develop the First Accurate Computer Simulation to Explain Drug Effects and Viral Mutations With HIV AIDS Experts at Johns Hopkins and Harvard Develop the First Accurate Computer Simulation to Explain Drug Effects and Viral Mutations With HIV

This research has been going on for a while now and it looks as if the AIDS/HIV model is coming to ...

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Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Tufts Medical Center Gets $88 Million Loan From the Feds to “Try” New Standard for Insurance Coverage, Will It Work Nobody Knows But Tax Payers are Footing the Bill for the Experiment Tufts Medical Center Gets $88 Million Loan From the Feds to “Try” New Standard for Insurance Coverage, Will It Work Nobody Knows But Tax Payers are Footing the Bill for the Experiment

This is an interesting opinion article and I tend to agree with some of this especially with the $8...

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Monday, September 03, 2012

Texas Man Sues Sexual Enhancement Supplement Company for Causing His Penis to Fracture And Spurt Blood Texas Man Sues Sexual Enhancement Supplement Company for Causing His Penis to Fracture And Spurt Blood

The man has to go to the ER room to get it fixed and this means he’s not able to have sex or create ...

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Monday, September 03, 2012

Cook Medical Device Plant Opens in Canton, Illinois–Companies That Create Jobs for the US–Tangibles - Excise Tax the Data Sellers to Balance the Incentives For More Companies to Build Factories & Add Jobs Cook Medical Device Plant Opens in Canton, Illinois–Companies That Create Jobs for the US–Tangibles - Excise Tax the Data Sellers to Balance the Incentives For More Companies to Build Factories & Add Jobs

If you read here often enough the excise tax on medical device companies is something that I am not ...

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Monday, September 03, 2012

Charges of Fraud Filed Against Radiology Practice In New York for $30 Million In Billing to Medicare and Medicaid–Exams That Were Never Performed During a 2 Year Period Charges of Fraud Filed Against Radiology Practice In New York for $30 Million In Billing to Medicare and Medicaid–Exams That Were Never Performed During a 2 Year Period

The alleged false exams were performed over a 2 year period and for $30 million, that’s a ton of...

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Monday, September 03, 2012

FDA Approves New Life Prolonging Drug For Men With Late Stage Prostate Cancer - Xtandi FDA Approves New Life Prolonging Drug For Men With Late Stage Prostate Cancer - Xtandi

There are already a couple of other drugs in this group and the FDA only took 3 months to review it....

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Sunday, September 02, 2012

Man Steals Doctor’s ID and Saw 500 Patients Pretending To Be An MD for a Year Man Steals Doctor’s ID and Saw 500 Patients Pretending To Be An MD for a Year

The man has no medical license and had all the paperwork needed show that he was a doctor.  The real...

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Sunday, September 02, 2012

FDA Approves Drug for Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome And Constipation FDA Approves Drug for Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome And Constipation

The big plus with this drug is the pain relief and there’s no restriction on how long a pati...

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Sunday, September 02, 2012

Collagen-Seeking Synthetic Protein Could Lead Doctors to Locate Tumor Locations– Research Funded by NIH, DOD, Process Patented Via Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer Office Collagen-Seeking Synthetic Protein Could Lead Doctors to Locate Tumor Locations– Research Funded by NIH, DOD, Process Patented Via Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer Office

The Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer Office  is the intellectual property  administration that serv...

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Sunday, September 02, 2012

“Cookie” Anatomy–Scientifically Decorated Cookies To Snack On, Vanilla Flavored Lungs, Brains, Intestines, and More… “Cookie” Anatomy–Scientifically Decorated Cookies To Snack On, Vanilla Flavored Lungs, Brains, Intestines, and More…

These are just so interesting and they almost look too good, artistically, that is to eat!  The cook...

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Sunday, September 02, 2012

DARPA To Enlist Fold It Crowd Sourcing Game to Help Identify Proteins To Help Identify More Information About Sepsis And Develop Better Treatments DARPA To Enlist Fold It Crowd Sourcing Game to Help Identify Proteins To Help Identify More Information About Sepsis And Develop Better Treatments

The concept is quite simple at the gaming point of view where you try to make the protein fold in...

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Saturday, September 01, 2012

Sequencing on a Bus–Ion Torrent Desktop Sequencer On Tour in the US Sequencing on a Bus–Ion Torrent Desktop Sequencer On Tour in the US

Life Technologies keeps things rolling literally with their bus to promote the Ion Torrent desktop s...

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

FDA Approves InWave Medical Device for Treating Female Incontinence FDA Approves InWave Medical Device for Treating Female Incontinence

There was a similar type product approved earlier this year for the same thing so now there are two ...

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Hospitals To Get E-Mails From Department of Justice To Examine Questionable Defibrillator Surgeries With Medicare Patients–What A Waste As DOJ Time Is Better Spent With Analytics For Wall Street/Banker Crimes Hospitals To Get E-Mails From Department of Justice To Examine Questionable Defibrillator Surgeries With Medicare Patients–What A Waste As DOJ Time Is Better Spent With Analytics For Wall Street/Banker Crimes

This is where something hits the wall.  What’s next go repossess the units?   This comes back to the...

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

FIOS Reboot for the Medical Quack Today–My Attack of the Killer Algorithms And Verizon Support Handled Successfully Via Twitter FIOS Reboot for the Medical Quack Today–My Attack of the Killer Algorithms And Verizon Support Handled Successfully Via Twitter

Nothing surprises me anymore today as complexities grow.  I happen to have my phone service...

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Two LAPD Police Officers Being Investigated for Body Slamming Nurse During a Routine Traffic Stop–Video Shows the Entire Account Two LAPD Police Officers Being Investigated for Body Slamming Nurse During a Routine Traffic Stop–Video Shows the Entire Account

You can watch the video and there’s no sound but it looks pretty brutal with the two officers action...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

FDA Approves Teva’s Generic Version of Amgen Drug Neupogen–Drug Given With Chemotherapy That Boosts White Blood Cells–But Not Available in US Until Late 2013 FDA Approves Teva’s Generic Version of Amgen Drug Neupogen–Drug Given With Chemotherapy That Boosts White Blood Cells–But Not Available in US Until Late 2013

  It won’t be available to market in the US though until the patent expires which is Novem...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute Receives 8.9 Million Dollar Grant To Design And Focus On Harm Free Hospital Care For Patients From The Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute Receives 8.9 Million Dollar Grant To Design And Focus On Harm Free Hospital Care For Patients From The Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation

Patient safety is on the minds of the Moores as you can’t help but think about Betty Moore’s own exp...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Wellpoint CEO and Chairman Angela Braly Steps Down Effective Today–Time for the Next Batter Up To Deal With Company Complexities and the Algorithms For Profit–Machines Running A Lot of the Business Today Wellpoint CEO and Chairman Angela Braly Steps Down Effective Today–Time for the Next Batter Up To Deal With Company Complexities and the Algorithms For Profit–Machines Running A Lot of the Business Today

She steps down from a pressure cooker that’s for sure and just recently the board had publicly given...

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

HealthGrades CEO Founder Joins WorldOne Board–Flawed Data And Broken Algorithms On the Move to Advise Market Research? Algo Duping Society? HealthGrades CEO Founder Joins WorldOne Board–Flawed Data And Broken Algorithms On the Move to Advise Market Research? Algo Duping Society?

If you read here often enough then you know I like accurate data and when I find obscene examples of...

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012
 
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