The Weekly Summary

February 13th – February 19th                                 2017

 In general news, The U.S. sent tanks into Poland to counter Russian aggression. Russia deployed Continue reading

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Ocrelizumab versus Placebo in Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

January 31, 2017- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Continue reading

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Phase 3 Trial of 177Lu-Dotatate for Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumors

January 12, 2017- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

Jonathan Strosberg, MD of Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

February 6th – February 12th                                 2017

In general news, the 9th Circuit rejected President Trump’s Muslim travel ban, setting the stage for Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

January 30th – February 5th                                 2017

 In general news, the Trump Muslim ban on immigration continued to dominate the news. Continue reading

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The Healthcare Channel hits 10

 February 3, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD

I don’t recall the exact date, but it was sometime during the summer of 2006, when I was daydreaming Continue reading

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President-elect Trump adopts plan by The Healthcare Channel to bring back drug manufacturing jobs

Update January 11, 2017- By Steven E Greer, MD

Last November, I sent my idea, below, directly to the Commissioner of the FDA, Robert Califf. I also sent it Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

January 23rd – January 29th                                 2017

 In general news, the new Trump administration went on a blitzkrieg of executive actions, Continue reading

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The Biggest Healthcare Stories of 2016

December 26, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD for The Healthcare Channel

Policy changes dominated the 2016 year in healthcare news. There were few important new drug Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

January 16th – January 22nd                                 2017

 In general news, a peaceful transfer of power occurred once again when the 45th President Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

January 9th – January 15th                                 2017

In general news, actress Meryl Streep and others made very critical comments about Trump during the Golden Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

January 1st – January 8th                                 2017

In general news, more ISIS-video-inspired attacks hit the world. A truck bomb killed Israeli Continue reading

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Vagal nerve stimulation for weight loss

January 22, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

Erik Dutson, MD, bariatric surgeon from UCLA, discusses the newly FDA-approved weight loss device called Continue reading

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Interview with the CEO of Neovasc, Alexei Marko

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Interview with Dexcom’s CEO Terry Gregg

August 11, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

Above, in Continue reading

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Interview with MannKind’s CEO, Al Mann, and CFO, Matt Pfeffer.

October 23, 2013- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

The Healthcare Channel interviewed the CEO of MannKind, Al Mann, and the CFO, Matt Pfeffer. Continue reading

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Interview with the CEO of Synthetic Biologics, Jeff Riley

February 8, 2016- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

December 26th – December 31st                                 2016

In general news, The United States orchestrated a U.N. vote n a resolution condemning Israel’s illegal Continue reading

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Current surgical weight loss therapies

January 24, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

Erik Dutson, MD, weight loss surgeon at UCLA, explains why his medical center does not implant the Lap-Band, Continue reading

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The bionic pancreas data

July 2, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

The New England Journal of Medicine recently published the early clinical data on the “bionic pancreas” Continue reading

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