Business
390 views

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Says No to Cancer Drug Zaltrap for Colorectal Cancer-Avastin Works Just As Well and the Cost is Half

BarbaraDuck - October 16, 2012

I think we may see more of these types of studies and the two doctors do state they have been paid consulting fees from Genentech (Roche) who…

Medical Innovations
517 views

Stem Cell Trial to Begin in 12 Months For New Process to Reduce or End Wrinkles

BarbaraDuck - September 10, 2012

We all know about collagen and how it goes away as we age and thus we get wrinkles, that lovely part of aging that nobody looks forward…

Diagnostics
566 views

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

BarbaraDuck - August 27, 2012

This won the Final of the 2012 Imagine cup in Australia.  The Imagine Cup is where students compete in regional areas around the world and the winners…

Business
438 views

Aetna To Buy Coventry Healthcare for $5.7 Billion in Cash and Stock

BarbaraDuck - August 20, 2012

Here we go again with more subsidiaries and buy outs and this time Aetna is going for the Medicaid and Medicare groups as well with this purchase. …

Medical Innovations
558 views

Botiful Android Robot You Use and Control With Skype Video Conferencing–Start Up Company At KickStarter–We Need This Robot for All Video Conferencing

BarbaraDuck - July 26, 2012

So far it only works with an Android phone, but if the funding is reached, an IPhone version is slated to come along as well.  This little…

Diagnostics
717 views

FDA Gives Approval to SoloHealth–Interactive Screening Kiosks for Retail Pharmacies

BarbaraDuck - July 24, 2012

In 2011 SoloHealth Wellness received funding and now the product is ready to go with FDA approval.   The company previously had an eyesight kiosk and all of…

News
451 views

Dog X-Ray Scores Patient a Prescription of Pain Killers and a Bust From the Police At Urgent Care Center

BarbaraDuck - July 14, 2012

The X-Ray even had the tail in the picture.  The doctor had been under surveillance and the patient bringing in the x-ray of the dog was an…

Medical Devices
1289 views

SoundBite Medical Device Connects with Teeth To Restore Hearing For Those Who are Deaf In One Ear

BarbaraDuck - July 12, 2012

This is fascinating technology and is helping those who have lost their hearing in one ear.  As mentioned, the company hopes to win Medicare approval.  The FDA…

Diagnostics
394 views

FDA Approves New Blood Test for Prostate Cancer For Men With PSA Levels Just Above Normal Range

BarbaraDuck - June 28, 2012

Perhaps this will add some additional definitive information on the PSA testing which has been in the news frequently for discussion as to whether it should be…

Wellness
764 views

Kinvestix Workout Belt Provides Resistance–No Need to Wear Weights

BarbaraDuck - June 14, 2012

I recently attended the Israel Conference in Los Angeles and spoke with Asaf Manori  at Kinvestix about working out with the Kinvestix PowerVest that maintains resistance during…