FDA Update: Ophthalmic Device Panel Meeting To Review LASIK Safety

Friday, April 11, 2008

LASIK Safety Review On April 25, 2008, the committee will discuss general issues concerning the experience and quality of life of patients who have had LASIK. How Serious…

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FDA Update: Ophthalmic Device Panel Meeting To Review Implantable Eye Telescope

Friday, April 11, 2008

The FDA Ophthalmic Devices Panel will meet Apr 24, 08 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM & Apr 25, 08 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM in the Gaithersburg Holiday…

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New Monitoring System Approved by FDA- Potential for Future Robotic Diagnostics

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

The FDA has just approved the FreeStyle Navigator Glucose Monitoring System – a glucose sensor that reports glucose values continuously for up to 120 hours.  Here is a…

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How Smartdust, Souveillance, Web 3.0, and Personalized Genetics Will Transform the Future of Medical Diagnostics

Monday, February 25, 2008

There has been a flurry of debate in the military, industrial, and privacy sectors on “smartdust” and the concept of “souveillance” – but no one has yet realized…

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New Generation of Performance Enhancing Drugs

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

NatureNews has just reported on a new drug that plugs calcium leaks in muscles and boosts stamina (in mice).  I have previously written of the next wave of…

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New Flexible Biodegradable Battery Invented

Monday, August 13, 2007

ars technica reports on the invention of a paper thin flexible biodegradable battery. Researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and MIT have developed a new material that eliminates the…

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Army’s Robotic Prosthetic Arm Demo’d

Thursday, August 9, 2007

   I have previously written about the Army’s robotic prosthetic arm projects – run of course through DARPA.  You can see my posts and a video fest at…

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Human-Animal Mutant Animal Developed: It’s Not the First!

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Many reports on-line are coming out about chimeric man-sheep creatures developed. Scientists have created the world’s first human-sheep chimera – which has the body of a sheep and…

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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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Biotech Missteps: Would You Prefer a Synthetic Implant or One From A Human Cadaver?

Friday, March 23, 2007

Yahoo is reporting on a Lancet study of a new spinal surgery “breakthough” today – the use of a spinal disk transplant from a cadaver by Chinese doctors. …

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