New Genetic Pap Smear Can Easily Diagnose Hidden Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Undiagnosed sexually transmitted diseases are a major health epidemic in the world.  Some of the worst ones have no symptoms.  The cervical cancer screening pap smear has been…

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FDA Warns About All Natural Products- With All Natural Arsenic

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Everyone is jumping on the natural product and herbal bandwagon.  What many don’t know is that all-natural is often far from all-safe.  Almost all of these producs remain…

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Grand Rounds Is Up!

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Grand Rounds is upat medviews - this weeks he has a very wide range of great pieces – unencumbered by themes.  I appreciate him including my post on cadaveric…

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Big Med-Industry Courts Med-Bloggers

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Beppe in NYC Now I have seen it all.  Old school med-industy came to NYC a-courtin’ new school med-bloggers last night.  I was invited to a dinner at…

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Grand Rounds Vol. 3.25 is Up!

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Grand Rounds 3.25 is up over at Scienceroll.  A gret blog I have mentioned before it is run by Bertalan Meskó, a Hungarian Medical Student wit a passion for…

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New Drugs Enhance Performance, Eliminate Need to Sleep

Friday, March 9, 2007

this stuff makes crank look like candy Gizmag reports on the further evolution of no-sleep performance enhancing drugs. The original version of these substances was the “time-shifting” drug, Modafinil that…

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Fall Back, Spring Forward- AND DIE!!

Wednesday, March 7, 2007

 A pair of advisories from the FDA warns patients that the new daylight savings time calendar could kill you! FDA warns If you have any medical equipment that…

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FDA to Increase Drug Surveillance & Public Information in New Programs

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

FDA reform continues in new programs to track drug safety and share data with the public. The FDA has a three part mission but has been criticized in…

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3 New Approvals from the FDA

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

The FDA has announced 2 new device approvals (and one bonus end the end of the post).  All of these are pretty straight-forward in their uses so I’ll be…

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