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

While Waiting for FDA Approval for an IPhone ECG Company Launches Popular Veterinary Version–Cats and Dogs Get Heart Attacks Diagnosed While Waiting for FDA Approval for an IPhone ECG Company Launches Popular Veterinary Version–Cats and Dogs Get Heart Attacks Diagnosed

This is pretty neat, not the FDA timeline but the fact that cats and dogs can get an ECG done simple...

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Monday, August 27, 2012

Nurse Diagnosed With Rare Condition, Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder Which Is Incurable Nurse Diagnosed With Rare Condition, Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder Which Is Incurable

I seem to remember something like this in the news a while back but it sounds like there’s another c...

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Monday, August 27, 2012

In China Doctor-Patient Relationships Get Violent As Government Cuts Funding, Costs Soared, Doctors are Over Worked & Patients Pay More and Don’t Get Good Care In China Doctor-Patient Relationships Get Violent As Government Cuts Funding, Costs Soared, Doctors are Over Worked & Patients Pay More and Don’t Get Good Care

If you read the entire story at the link this sounds pretty bad with a lot of frustrations and perha...

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Monday, August 27, 2012

Nurse Accidentally Throws Away Kidney That Was To Be Used for a Transplant Nurse Accidentally Throws Away Kidney That Was To Be Used for a Transplant

I want to hear the updates on this one as how does this happen?  It’s not like a kidney is mistaken ...

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Monday, August 27, 2012

FDA Approves Stribild from Gilead Sciences as Once A Day Treatment to Control HIV Virus FDA Approves Stribild from Gilead Sciences as Once A Day Treatment to Control HIV Virus

The results showed pretty good against older AIDS drugs with keeping the HIV virus under control.  ...

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Monday, August 27, 2012

MMRGlobal Creates A Team of Former NFL Celebrities to Educate Consumers on the Benefits of Personal Health Records–Free Trial Offer For Those Signing Up With a Team Member At MyMedicalRecord.com MMRGlobal Creates A Team of Former NFL Celebrities to Educate Consumers on the Benefits of Personal Health Records–Free Trial Offer For Those Signing Up With a Team Member At MyMedicalRecord.com

Ron Brown, the current Director of business affairs for retired NFL players in southern California w...

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Monday, August 27, 2012

What Happened to Freedom of Academic Speech–UC Davis Threatens Professor for Writing about PSA Testing Which Was Published in a California Newspaper What Happened to Freedom of Academic Speech–UC Davis Threatens Professor for Writing about PSA Testing Which Was Published in a California Newspaper

This is just so bizarre and the fact that it has not been completely rectified yet is even stranger....

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Sunday, August 26, 2012

StethoCloud–A $20 Stethoscope Attachment for a Smartphone to Diagnose Pneumonia In the Works StethoCloud–A $20 Stethoscope Attachment for a Smartphone to Diagnose Pneumonia In the Works

This was presented at the Microsoft Imagine Cup in Australia recently and it won the Final of the 2...

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Sunday, August 26, 2012

House Committee On Oversight & Reform Chairman Darrell Issa Demands Documents & Communication From IRS Relative to Healthcare Reform Law–Another Big Time Waster As States Who Refuse Exchanges Can or Cannot Tax Credits? Go Figure On This One… House Committee On Oversight & Reform Chairman Darrell Issa Demands Documents & Communication From IRS Relative to Healthcare Reform Law–Another Big Time Waster As States Who Refuse Exchanges Can or Cannot Tax Credits? Go Figure On This One…

Oh my gosh, did some states out there get some tax credits they don’t deserve?  How long is this goi...

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Sunday, August 26, 2012

FDA and CDC Issued Recall of Tattoo Ink Contaminated With Bacteria FDA and CDC Issued Recall of Tattoo Ink Contaminated With Bacteria

This has nothing to do with the people who create tattoos of course but rather one supplier of the p...

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Sunday, August 26, 2012

Diabetes Stand Up Comedy Captain Glucose and Meter Boy, Getting A Good Message Across With A Taste of Humor–Video From the “Comedy Syringe” Diabetes Stand Up Comedy Captain Glucose and Meter Boy, Getting A Good Message Across With A Taste of Humor–Video From the “Comedy Syringe”

This is cute and very well done with a bit of humor.  The bad guy here is Blood Sugar Maniac.  Capt...

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Sunday, August 26, 2012
 
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