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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Top Scientists Using Performance Enhancing Drugs

Thursday, April 10, 2008

This is your brain on performance enhancing drugs Perhaps the top science journal in the world – Nature – reported today on epidemic-like levels of cognitive performance enhancing…

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New Technique Sees Inside Blood Vessels in a Microsecond

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Technology Review is reporting on a new technology to look inside the tiniest spaces such as blood vessels in a microsecond. Up until now endoscopic surgery has been…

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Interactive Objects and Gesture Control-Microsoft Vision of Medical Future

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Microsoft produced this video as a demo of their vision of the future of healthcare.  I was delighted to see that they share so much with my vision…

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Can Vision Testing Improve Surgical & Athletic Performance?

Monday, April 7, 2008

Gizmodo is reporting today about how White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski said he improved his performance though the daily use of a Nintendo video game. This reminded me…

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Top 6 Most Dangerous Medication Abbreviations Now Banned in Hospitals

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Medication errors in the hospital are a major cause of preventable suffering and death. I wanted to share with you the top 6 handwriting errors of doctors in…

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Google Finished With Cataloging the Internet Moving on to Your DNA

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

It was just reported today that: “A Harvard University scientist backed by Google Inc. and OrbiMed Advisors LLC plans to unlock the secrets of common diseases by decoding…

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New Visual Search Engine Debut-Works with a cell phone photo! Medical Uses Next?

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

I have been following the consumer device CeBIT show in Germany.  Pocket-lint UK reports: At the CeBIT show in Germany, Vodafone is demonstrating a trial service called “Otello”,…

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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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EMR=CloneWars? – Hidden Dangers to Patient Care

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

CRMbuyer is reporting on the benefits of using voice recognition for EMR’s in medicine and presents a series of case studies from the ER.  There is a danger…

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