Life Science

Clinical trials going off both shores

They’re coming from both oceans! In an earlier post I mentioned Austrailian and New Zeland companies that want to do medical trials cheaper than the US cost. Bang, here’s an article from BW about a Hungarian company that’s going right after the clinical trial market. The venture capitalists like what they see: a chance to make a good profit by ...

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The Healthy Promise of Biochips

And they’re very low carb!

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Virtual Reality and biofeedback for cancer patient distraction therapy…..

I know a group of guys that are exploring funding to create a physician office virtual reality system that will have an evolving “world” that is created via biofeedback response from the patient. The initial target market would be physician groups (rad and onco) and would eventually plug into XBOX and Playstation systems. Cool huh? Here is a similar article….. ...

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Focus on 'Prevention' Divides Cancer Experts

Article from today’s NY Times reflects different points of view about cancer prevention. After you get past stopping smoking there is more ambivalence and confusion about what is preventable. Often the public has an exaggerated sense of cancer risk, so they may not have an accurate perception of what nutrition, for instance, and weght reduction can do to reduce risk. ...

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