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  • All I can say is. Thank you. In the last few days, I had a Hip Replacement. Everything you told resonates with me. My fr...

  • Have never looked at that one. The financials remind me of Intuitive Surgical — strong growth, good margins, very hi...

  • I have submitted 2 comments (supposedly successfully) on this thread in the past several days but they have not appeared...

  • I had rotator cuff surgery at age79 and it healed nicely and no more pain except with exertion. Of course everyone is di...

  • Hi Jeffrey! My torn rotator cuff pain wakes me up 2, 3 4 times per night! At my age (82) repair surgery failure rate is ...

  • Transenterix (TRXC) is a small competitor, whether or not you consider it "strong" is a judgement call. There is room f...

  • I have looked into Clover. I have only used it to pay at restaurants, and have not been forced to pay such a hefty surc...

  • Had a knee replaced almost two years ago, Medicare and the supplemental covered all of it. The overall billed charges we...

  • OK, literally I could begin to walk a little after a couple hours. Stayed in hospital one night, never took any pain me...

  • And one other thing I will add. The external trials really weren't that complicated or expensive. All things considered...

  • That is just not true, there are many cures in medicine, including antibiotics, many orthopedic procedures like joint...

  • It's a new recommendation. They mostly see upside in their robotic spine surgery system, ExcelsiusGPS...

  • Based on what I have been reading 5G may not be fast enough and we will need a real 15 G. why? Google's self driving ...

  • Wfuiii, you may be right. I actually decided not to invest. I will need a knee replacement eventually and they were ma...

  • Ok. 74 years old. Prostrate surgery at Mayo Clinic 1996. Radiation 2009. Following increased PSA twice a year since 2013...

  • My two cents worth. In May 2017 a heart cath showed I had 3 arteries 90-95% blocked (including the LAD), the RCA was 100...

  • I don't mean to slight your presentation, but, I read this long essay expecting to get a question at the end--and I don'...

  • During his junior year in high school, Jared was selected to represent Idaho in the United States Senate as a Senate Pag...

  • As someone with diagnosed severely clogged arteries recommended 2 1/2 years ago for quadruple bypass surgery I can attes...

  • We (Silent Generation---transitional) older boomers have found that rescuing a dog and walking them daily solves many is...

  • The Narcissistic vapidness of today's under 40 crowd is deeply troubling. And the SM fabrication of personalities and p...

  • Are there any scientific citations that assessed the surgical outcomes of a particular procedure with and without the us...

  • From Biotime's recent press release: BioTime has developed Hextend(R), a blood plasma volume expander for use in surger...

  • The doc says the problem with CAR-T is that it can't be mass-produced; each patient has to be treated individually. How...

  • Then there are some treatments not recognized by big Pharma because there is no big money involved. Cancer cells cannot...

  • Thanks for the great article! I have several friends that have had very bad results from the testing itself. One ha...

  • Dr. Gumshoe: I am a physician, and every time I read your article, I come away having at least nicely refreshed on the ...

  • I take magnesium L-Threonate, DMSO (an interview video of DMSO an interview on how it helped people who were in acciden...

  • Stupid remark. If you're going to boycott Israel, do it properly. If you don't want to touch anything that comes from I...

  • Carpal tunnel and bad headaches sounds like a pinched nerve in your neck. Luckily I didnt get surgery on my wrist when ...

  • I was on high doses of Methadone, and Fentanyl lollipops and spoke with Pain management prior to being admitted to make ...

  • [“‘Wonder if some are sharing stock research, thus wearing running shoes; not their own gum shoes??!’”] Looks...

  • Just hearing the name brings back bad memories . I was given it as an anesthetic while undergoing back surgery for over ...

  • Post surgery I was only given a few hydromorphone which did NOTHING. I writhed in pain like an animal, whimpering, cryin...

  • I’ve been looking for this as well. He mentions investing in the pick and shovel behind robotic surgery and using AI a...

  • If 510K is submitted soon, hopefully already has been. Does the 90 day FDA clock start again or should it be quicker? Re...

  • I wish I had your patience BnG. I understand mistakes can and will be made, but the ones ARTH has been guilty of, seem t...

  • It’s not the SP that disheartens me so much as the lack of any progress on this company’s part. Their bungling of b...

  • if the pss test is indeed proving to be less specific in detecting prostate cancer and leading to unnecessary surgery or...

  • I was diagnosed with metastatic malignant melanoma in 1965 it was surgical removed when found. I can't possibly tell you...

  • I too agree with these comments. I was put on statins etc. and scheduled for a high-priority triple bypass 18 years ago...

  • If some of you are using turmeric for pain, which by the way I use daily with a dash of pepper and fresh ginger root - n...

  • Indeed Sears does some weird stuff one would want to pass up but in general at least he gets his patients healthy. Meanw...

  • Doc, thanks for another very interesting write. Would you comment on Lung and Heart disease. I ask this since a few year...

  • I have come across doctors who are already treating people with stem cell therapies, and in a far wider variety of ailme...

  • $ARTH Just digging through the files here. Amazing what was said of $ARTH. All here. All documented. Summarizing ever...

  • As someone who has had brain surgery (an aneurysm), I can assure you of my acute sensitivity to EMF's...just from fluore...

  • $IMMY fp > ImprimisRx's Dropless® Steroid and Antibiotic Intravitreal Injection Featured in the Prestigious Journal of...

  • My wife is a surgeon, and I've heard the war stories through her entire training and years of practice. This gives me so...

  • I misstated the time frame. Late Jan. he had the angioplasty - 3 artery stents. Two weeks ago he suffered a heart attack...

  • So many excellent points in this article and the comments section. We try to take care of our health as much as possible...

  • A few years ago I had a 5 hour abdominal surgery to replace an emergency temporary colostomy bag installed a year earlie...

  • It's never easy to find a good surgeon, even if you have the advantage of close friends or relatives in the profession. ...

  • While it is possible that a virtuoso pianist never so much as picked up a violin in his/her life, it is not possible tha...

  • The real problem here was that Dr. DeBakey fell victim to pride. His pride prevented him from 1) admitting that abdomin...

  • Great article. On robotic surgery there is one company MZOR which has actually performed clinical trials to compare outc...

  • $MGEN wow abstracts > :-) Improved Perfusion and Wound Healing in Healthy Pigs With MRG-110, an Inhibitor of MicroRNA-92...

  • As a long term pain sufferer myself (cervical spine surgery w/implants) I can safely say with 10 years experience, It's...

  • I'm an optometrist, sort of the PCP of eye care. In my practice, I take care of everything my patients need except surge...

  • Dear Michael, Regarding the question of whether you should get primary care from a primary care MD or a specialist who...

  • $IMMY fp - Imprimis Pharmaceuticals to feature its patent-pending cyclosporine/chondroitin sulfate and patented non-opio...

  • I have not dug that far yet Deanbob. Between phone calls and Family comin by I haven't had a chance to see why the origi...

  • #STNUF/SQA Cowboy, nice find. Do you know why they went bankrupt? Good to hear the surgery is behind you and you're ...

  • STNUF/SQA--- Considering buying... After 3 days of leg up above my Heart after surgery, little good sleep and plenty of ...

  • Ben: You are a true humanitarian to make a kind gesture to Mike regarding the eloquent statement about Travis's ground w...

  • Pot will probably never replace opiates for pain relief completely. It is good for moderate pain and better than aspir...

  • I'm hangin in there deanbob. Surgery scheduled for March 16. Just killin time till then. Thanks for asking. ...Cowboy...

  • Dermatologic Surgery Publishes Clinical Data on Arch Therapeutics’ AC5™ in a Topical Application https://ir.archth...

  • $ARTH very ow and long Earlier today I took advantage of the blue light special and topped off an already large posit...

  • Thanks for the well wishes deanbob. MRI said I had two bad tears in the meniscus. One in each direction, whatever that m...

  • Valhalla can WAIT !! We need you here. Get well... I know you will. I am married to a Northern European rooted gal wh...

  • I was surprised to see Argyrol mentioned. It had appeared in my memory bank recently when I noted that some eyedrops I w...

  • #AD - PMN.to NP - As someone who lost their father to alzheimer's disease, I did a fair bit of research into this compan...

  • $ebio sp Just before the Holidays, while doing DD on $ebio I was thoroughly confused by the difference between the th...

  • #Greenrider - $ARTH durability after surgery If this question wasn't answered already, they'd probably do the research ...

  • $VTGN Page 2 of the above-mentioned Medscape article: As well as pain, ketamine is used to treat depression and post-t...

  • $VTGN Our brilliant Helen beat me to the punch concerning the pain management potential for VTGN. Let me add just a b...

  • I should have mentioned that the report was there HN. I subscribed also. I've been posting a lot while under the influen...

  • Tell me something, fredsgirl. If it was true that the "drug companies would be the first to scream" why did Congress ...

  • LInling88, sogiam gummune please give me a update I on CAPR i haven't have time to o research or follow threads been ex...

  • look at FMI now....and no it is not the number one stock pick for precision medicine but it is up 90% in 2017 alone...an...

  • Are you male or female? Male Why do you use Flovent? I was diagnosed with mild persistent asthma two years ago....

  • Are you male or female? Why do you use Flovent? what age are you? What other medications are you on? Have yo...

  • Honor roll post. Thanks zz. Didn't get to see Jim here, but will sit down with him in late Jan at Noblecon14. He's a goo...

  • If Mr. Jorrin is serious about taking an unbiased look at alternative therapies then I suggest he or anyone else interes...

  • Doc - Curaderm, a topical cream that is an extract of eggplant, completely cures squamous cell cancer without Moh's surg...

  • I also agree with Myron's comments. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016 and sought out natural treatment. I refus...

  • #SoGiAm Even injured, he soldiers on. Thank you for all you do. Hope you heal quickly without surgery. Take Good Care! B...

  • $mrtx np - BeiGene and Mirati Therapeutics Announce Exclusive License Agreement for Sitravatinib in the Asia Pacific Reg...

  • I've heard some rumoring that the issue the FDA was questioning the company and Norchi about as regards AC5 was whether ...

  • Thanks Eyedoc, The approach appears to need some level of brain surgery and is expensive. It is tough for me to imagin...

  • $EYEG no position $IMMY long I will let Doc speak for himself. You need 3 different medications post op for cataract s...

  • Hi Doc - several months ago during one of your conference calls, you had some very complimentary thoughts about EyeGate ...

  • JB - Sorry to hear about your accident. Sounds like your recovering well and your attitude is excellent. If I may make a...

  • $ARTH What we have here is a failure to communicate,,,, Cool Hand Luke. FDA has already said safety is not the questi...

  • picking up Australian blockchain stocks is as hard as brain surgery. time was, about 5 years ago, when all the kangaroos...

  • Utah Academic Eye Center Presents a New Surgical Technique- "No Drop" Cataract Surgery at 2017 American Academy of Ophth...

  • If I had it to do over again, I would not have had bypass surgery but used digitalis or nitro if and when necessary. If...

  • I recently had a heart attack 10/29 to say the least. None of what you have posted seems to fit. The heart attacks had a...

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