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The startup learning exponential at Medicast

I haven’t had a chance to write for a few years as I’ve been creating a truly groundbreaking company that preserves the sacred relationship between the physician and the patient. During these 2 years we’ve learned many lessons, none greater

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Regenerative Heart Medicine Could Get Boost With Nanotechnology

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a new visualization technique which they believe could eventually help make the repair of damaged hearts through regenerative medicine a reality. In a study published in Wednesday’s edition of the journal Science Translational

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One Drug to Shrink All Tumors

A single drug can shrink or cure human breast, ovary, colon, bladder, brain, liver, and prostate tumors that have been transplanted into mice, researchers have found. The treatment, an antibody that blocks a “do not eat” signal normally displayed on

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Mice ‘cured’ of lung cancer with gene therapy

By blocking production of a protein which drives the development of tumours, researchers were able to eliminate the tumours without any evidence of adverse sideeffects. The study found that the treatment was effective even after several rounds of therapy suggesting

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Interview With Atlanta Startup Medicast, The Uber Of Healthcare

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14 Statistics on Physicians Considering Concierge Medicine

Nearly 7 percent of physicians nationwide are considering moving to direct pay or concierge medicine in one to three years, according to a recent survey conducted by Merritt Hawkins. The survey received responses from 13,575 physicians across the nation. It

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Employers Developing Reliance on Direct Primary Care Providers Like Qliance

As states gear up to establish health insurance exchanges by 2014, one provision in the federal health care reform law has gone largely unnoticed. Yet experts say it could open the door to a new medical practice model called direct

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HealthTap Buys Avvo’s Health Business, Looks To Become The Go-To Resource For Medical Advice, Info

Instead of anxiously searching Google or WebMD, people would rather turn to a real human being for answers to their pressing health questions — preferably one who’s been to school for 10 years. The problem is, of course, that visits

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HealthTap Brings Transparency, Peer Review and Merit-Based Ratings to Help Consumers Identify the Best Doctors for Them

 HealthTap, the company putting the care back into healthcare by connecting people directly with a network of 16,000+ U.S.-licensed physicians, today unveiled its Top Doctors Competition to provide visibility into the quality of care doctors provide. For the first time,

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