National Women and Girls in Sports Day: Support Title IX
The Road Most Travelled
This is my first post as the CEO of Healthline and the father of 9 week old twin boys (Grant & Cooper). It's been a tremendous ride so far.As quick background, I am a serial entrepreneur and dad... this is my fourth early stage company, workin...
Thank You Canadian Medicine for Grand Rounds 4.25
Canadian Medicine is a really great blog written by the editors of the National Review of Medicine. This week they hosted Grand Rounds and like my post about a medical mystery...Betadine, Dr. Roozrokh? and kindly included it in a very provocative ...
Meditation as Adjunctive Therapy in Depression
"Meditation and CBT help us see how our own thoughts create distress - we can begin to see the negative messages we send ourselves and the mental traps we get caught in. Mindfulness helps us see our thoughts, feelings and bodily sensati...
Ovarian Cancer Updates to Symptom Search and the Limits of Web 2.0
We were having our usual weekly Symptom Search meeting to discuss our most favorite product to date. One of our fabulous Marketing type people said, "Hey, have you seen the new report out about ovarian cancer and early warning signs?" Well, actua...
Nobel Laureate Sir John Sulston Decries Profits over Patients
British scientist Sir John Sulston won the 2002 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his work in genetics. He has long advocated that knowledge derived from the Human Genome Project be kept free and open for use by scientists. He opposes privatization of...
Rapid HIV Tests
In a report issued in the June 22, 2006 issue of The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention distributed rapid HIV tests to 230 organizations in the United States and identified 4,650 HIV infectio...
Medgadget's 2006 Medical Blog Awards
We are pleased to announce that four of Healthline's blogs have been nominated to receive awards for best medical blog in their category. This is the third annual Medical Weblog Awards conducted by Medgadget, designed to honor those who have made ...
Torisel Approved for Renal Cell Carcinoma Treatment
Torisel (Temsirolimus) was yesterday approved by the FDA for use in the treatment of renal cell carcinoma, a form of advanced kidney cancer.Common adverse reactions associated with this drug include edema, loss of appetite, nausea, mouth sores, fa...
The Human Brain as a Deadly Weapon: Privacy Laws vs. Protecting the Public
Today we mourn the dead at Virginia Tech. Everyone looks for someone to blame. Everyone wants to hold someone responsible. As anyone who has ever dealt with the mental illness of a family member, a co-worker, a neighbor, a friend, or an acquaintan...