Docinthemachine Expands Fertility Analysis and Reporting

Since its inception docinthemachine has focused on sharing a vision of how technology can transform medicine.  I am excited to expand my postings and analysis of all things related to fertility diagnosis and treatment.  As most of you are aware I am a board certified reproductive endocrinologist — which is an Ob Gyn with addition […]

The Future of Medical Video: DITM Reports From NAB 2008

I had the distinct pleasure of attending the 2008 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) meeting last week in Las Vegas. As the foremost event for the TV, broadcast, and media industries this is the venue to see and explore the future of all things video and media. The Floor of the Meeting and a Sea […]

Top Scientists Using Performance Enhancing Drugs

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 drug abuse by top academic scientists. why they began the survey The survey was triggered by a Commentary by behavioural neuroscientists Barbara Sahakian and Sharon Morein-Zamir of […]

DITM is Back Blogging! Blog Database Error Fixed!

Good News!  The sql database errors and wordpress corruption have all been fixed!  Thanks to the brilliant work of Gene the site is up and alive again.  In the process we upgraded WP 2.5.  No thanks go to my ISP who moved and hid my entire blog sql database without ever telling us as they […]

DITM Blog Upgrade Coming! New Logo is Here

  Thanks to the loyal readers coming.  I really appreciate you!  I appologize for the wave of database page errors many of you have seen and the site starting to crash.  We have had somedatabase issues with wordpress and sql and have called in the big guns to get all databases in line.  They know […]

Google Finished With Cataloging the Internet Moving on to Your DNA

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 the DNA of 100,000 people in the world’s biggest gene sequencing project.” What nothing better to spend $1Billion on?  Why are they doing this you ask…. Harvard’s […]

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

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”, which is a search engine that uses images, rather than words.  Rather than use a word as a search term, Otello users can send images via MMS […]

The Bigger Story Behind the 3 Parent Embryo- Human Embryo Genetic Experimentation

Countless sources are reporting on the “three parent embryo” created as a potential treatment for infertility.  What has not been reported is that there is an almost 10 year history of unregulated human experimentation in this arena which led to a rare federal ban on specific fertility treatments.  Is this hope, hype or dangerous human […]

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

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 this technology is poised to springboard into medicine and transform medical diagnostics.  Here I wanted to give you an overview of what this idea is and why […]

New Generation of Performance Enhancing Drugs

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 what I call “designer drug abuse” coming- performance enhancing drugs.  The first batch are called eugeroics and offers improved memory, mood enhancement, improved alertness and cognitive powers without […]