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Google testing service to connect patients with doctors over video chat

The internet's good for many things, but it's never been a great source for medical advice. It looks like Google's testing out a new program that could change that. The new service, currently being tested with a limited number of … Continue reading

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Khosla-backed startup hopes to bring doctors to patients’ mobiles

HealthTap Chief Executive Officer Ron Gutman believes paying the doctor a visit is expensive and time-consuming. So why not bring the doctor to the patient – digitally?     On Wednesday, the Palo Alto-based startup, which is backed by investor Vinod Khosla, … Continue reading

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InterMune’s A Strong Buy As Esbriet Finally Has The Data Physicians, Patients, And FDA Have Longed For

By Joe McCann: Overview: Despite a significant run in the valuation of InterMune (ITMN) on the back of positive Phase III ASCEND data in March, I have not seen much of an attempt to put definitive numbers around what this … Continue reading

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Did Galena Biopharma Mislead Investors And Patients About NeuVax?

By EnhydrisPECorp: Executive summary: Galena Biopharma (GALE) has stated in multiple SEC filings that their experimental breast cancer vaccine NeuVax received a Special Protocol Assessment, or SPA, from the FDA based on a successful Phase 2 trial. In reality, NeuVax … Continue reading

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Vietnamese nuns commit themselves to serving poor patients – National Catholic Reporter

National Catholic Reporter Vietnamese nuns commit themselves to serving poor patientsNational Catholic ReporterPatients attended a Mass and picked “sacred buds” from a tree hung with leaves containing Bible passages offering educational and moral advice. This is a play on a … Continue reading

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Vietnamese patients with bleeding disorder test positive for rat poison – Thanh Nien Daily

Thanh Nien Daily Vietnamese patients with bleeding disorder test positive for rat poisonThanh Nien DailyA girl is examined at the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion in Hanoi after she developed bleeding gums for unknown reasons. Photo courtesy of … Continue reading

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Bloodless Heart Pump: Good News For Heart Failure Patients

By Peter Geschek: A small, early stage company from Minnesota, Sunshine Heart (SSH) is developing a heart assist device for Class III heart failure patients. Class III people are comfortable at rest, but physical activity causes them fatigue and difficulty … Continue reading

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Why do Vietnam’s patients bribe their doctors? – BBC News

BBC News Why do Vietnam's patients bribe their doctors?BBC NewsThree months ago, a woman from a village south of Hanoi needed her son referred to a provincial hospital by a district doctor for an operation. Handing over an envelope containing … Continue reading

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Thirty eight mental health patients burn to death in their beds as giant blaze rips … – Daily Mail

Daily Mail Thirty eight mental health patients burn to death in their beds as giant blaze rips …Daily MailA fire raged through a psychiatric hospital north of Moscow today and 38 people were feared dead, Russian emergency officials said. There … Continue reading

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Thirty eight mental health patients burn to death in their beds as giant blaze rips … – Daily Mail

Daily Mail Thirty eight mental health patients burn to death in their beds as giant blaze rips …Daily MailA fire raged through a psychiatric hospital north of Moscow today and 38 people were feared dead, Russian emergency officials said. There … Continue reading

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