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rrtzrealmd 107 posts  |  Last Activity: 16 hours ago Member since: Aug 24, 2011
  • the patent application! I was curious to know exactly what exactly "the proprietary de-bulking and high-grade handling method" is that makes "a concentrated biologically active powder." Per the patent application, it appears that they cook the egg yolks with a "pulsed electric field," freeze dry the result, and then squeeze it into little pellets.

    Now, this "concentrated" material then allegedly contains 36 micrograms per kilograms of pellets. Read that again -- 36 MICROgrams! Hmmmmmmmm...that's 36 parts per BILLION? So to get 3.6 milligrams of follistatin, someone would have to eat a HUNDRED KILOGRAMS or about FIFTY POUNDS of egg yolk pellets? Mercy! Stuff better be potent, huh?

    What's sad and what MYOS neglects to mention is that as a protein, ALL the follistatin gets digested in the gastrointestinal and converted to amino acids before absorption. In other words, all that effort to isolate a negligible amount of follistatin is just wasted! So you actually get as much follistatin as you would from eating a scrambled egg. And I bet the egg would taste better, too!

  • Reply to

    DRIO Up 10% Last Two Days

    by profitzone Jul 28, 2014 12:56 PM
    rrtzrealmd rrtzrealmd Jul 29, 2014 2:35 AM Flag

    "Remember..."???...yeah, remember even a dead cat'll bounce if it falls far enough!..."up 10% last two days"???...yeah, after being down FIFTY PER CENT the last two months!...

    ...hey, maybe you'd know!...I keep trying to find out why dario has a measly one year warranty when Bayer's Contour has a LIFETIME warranty...any ideas?...I mean, I thought it was probably because a a mega-billion dollar company like Bayer can afford to toss out some perks to attract customers while poor LITTLE near broke DRIO probably has enough to worry about making the rent on its industrial park headquarters, much less fulfilling warranty guarantees...

    ...funny thing is that I posted on dario's facebook asking about the cheesy one year warranty and they sent me a message saying they'd look into it...but guess what -- they deleted my question!...a bunch of other people had posted questions which were answered right there on the facebook page, but MINE got deleted!...I wonder how many other embarrassing questions and/or comments may have gotten deleted as well...

  • rrtzrealmd rrtzrealmd Jul 28, 2014 11:34 AM Flag

    ...hmmmmmmmm...well, given that volume also reflects a lot of SELLING, and that the direction of MNKD's price movement seems to be heavily influenced by gravity at the moment, I don't quite see it as an argument to get excited over the future...

  • rrtzrealmd by rrtzrealmd Jul 28, 2014 11:30 AM Flag

    Saw the recent 8K that ORMP hired "Integrium LLC" for 3.3 MILLION dollars to conduct its upcoming phase 2 trial -- how many is that now that they've done? Anyway, I looked up this "integrium" and the first thing I noted was that nowhere do they identify any of their previous customers! Makes it a bit difficult to assay past performance. They SAY they've been in business for thirteen years, but their news and press releases begin in 2009 and END in 2010! So they've NOT had ANY news in FOUR YEARS? Of course, if all of their customers are anything like ORMP, what else would you expect? HAW!

    But the funny thing was on the careers page where they had a half-dozen job openings for a "clinical research associate" who must be "Available to travel a minimum of 75% of the time, or as requested." And then it says, "Must have a reliable form of transportation not provided by Integrium." HAW! Gotta travel 75% of the time and/or on demand, but YOU gotta provide the wheels! HAW! Yeah, right! No wonder they got a half dozen job openings!

  • I noticed on the clinicaltrials website gOMER's:

    "A Randomized Study in Children Ages Birth Through Three Years Undergoing Unilateral Cataract Extraction With or Without Lens Replacement"

    Sixty patients? Won't be completed for THREE MORE YEARS? Then I just glanced around to see how many child cataract surgeries are actually done. I found one retrospective study entitled "Glaucoma following cataract surgery in children: surgically modifiable risk factors." The authors rounded up ALL of the cataract surgery done on children between 1995 and 2001. They found that surgeries were done on a TOTAL of 116 eyes from 79 children. Let's years is 84 months, so we're talking about maybe one and a half (ewwwwww!) eyeballs every month?

    Doesn't seem like a real intelligent way to spend shareholders money, does it? I mean, so far gOMER hasn't even demonstrated a market for the stuff in adults, so why pour money into a trial where the patient population is near nil? Although I guess it does make a good "talking point" for the next secondary, right? You know, saving all the little childrens' eyeballs and all that...HAW!

  • rrtzrealmd by rrtzrealmd Jul 28, 2014 10:49 AM Flag

    I noticed that clinicaltrials says all the OMS103 trials have been completed and that gOMER's website says:

    "We are redesigning our Phase 3 clinical program in arthroscopic partial meniscectomy surgery to include reduction of early postoperative pain as the primary endpoint. In addition, we are evaluating alternative approaches to make OMS103 commercially available."

    Which is what it has said now for the past one or two YEARS! So I guess it's safe to presume that OMS103 is now basically a t__d that has been flushed? Probably the only worthwhile thing this company'll ever do ! HAW!

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    by jackstraw747 Jul 25, 2014 7:11 PM
    rrtzrealmd rrtzrealmd Jul 28, 2014 10:37 AM Flag

    ..."that was funny"???...sure was!...what's going to be even FUNNIER is when you find out how much medicare and insurance are going to be willing to reimburse for a bag of water containing 50 CENTS worth of generic drugs!...hoo-boy! THAT will be a REAL hoot!!...I suspect I'll be going through a depends every half-hour or so!...HAW!...

  • Reply to

    why did CEO not hold a call

    by topgunbioinvestor Jul 28, 2014 10:09 AM
    rrtzrealmd rrtzrealmd Jul 28, 2014 10:23 AM Flag

    ....well, what do you expect from a shyster CEO of a flimflam biotech that tries to rape the health care ssystem by taking old drugs, repackaging them in combinations no one really wants, forcing pharmacies and hospitals to keep the stuff in stock and adding billions to healthcare costs?...he's too busy off counting his salry, benefits, bonuses and perks!...HAW!...there's probably dozens of these scams in operation; maybe the actions of Caremark and Express Scripts will signal the beginning of the end of these clowns...

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    What happened to the 510K?

    by rrtzrealmd Jul 23, 2014 9:16 PM
    rrtzrealmd rrtzrealmd Jul 24, 2014 7:00 PM Flag

    ...oh, look!...a budding BAGHOLDER! cute!'s too bad you couldn't get yourself included on the list due to receive FREE stock and warrants in the upcoming "readjustment" period if DRIO continues to trade below 89 CENTS...after all, FREE is definitely better than 69 CENTS -- wouldn't you agree?...why, it practically guarantees you won't lose a dime!...HAW!!!

  • Reply to

    What happened to the 510K?

    by rrtzrealmd Jul 23, 2014 9:16 PM
    rrtzrealmd rrtzrealmd Jul 24, 2014 10:53 AM Flag

    ...oh, my!...look!...a BAGHOLDER party!!...I just love these!...gnarling and gnashing of teeth as their precious hits YET ANOTHER ALL TIME LOW!!!...HAW!!...what;s the matter, bunky, the patent angle wasn' working out for you?...HAW!!!...

    ...I love that "apparently exceeding...expectations" -- but "apparently" not TOO apparent since the stock is DOWN yet ANOTHER 10% today!...HAW!!!...

    ..."why do you think analysts are issuing share price targets from $6 (Aegis) to $12 (Goldman-Sachs)"...hmmmmmm...let me, wait! about because they got a truckload of inventory that they want to sell to SUCKERS like YOU!...HAW!!!...

    ..."Be patient"???...why, of course!...why not?...wait until 2015?...sure!...all the while ihealth -- backed by a major firm -- penetrates the market further and further and...well, you get the picture!...

    ...of course, by then, what with all the FREE stock and warrants DRIO will have to distribute with each "readjustment period" -- more appropriately called "shareholder a_srape period" -- as its stock drops lower, no doubt there will be truckloads of shares waiting for purchase!...

    ...and batteries?...well, figure what with the SEVENTY FIVE PER CENT patients will be saving on the cost of strips, I somehow doubt that they will be worried about batteries...say, how much was DRIO expecting to earn off the sales of its strips?...HAW!...maybe they'll be able to make up the difference from sales of the special lancets required for dario, huh?...HAW!!!...

    ...funny, isn't it, how DRIO management hasn't said word one even as the stock continues to PLUMMET?...

  • ...DRIO subitted the application back in December, didn't they? ... the FDA says they try to get out some sort of reply within 90 days but a more realistic time frame for approval is 6 months -- last year the average was 166 days...well, here we are almost into 8 months now and still no word?...

    ..what's especially worrisome is that ihealth submitted the 510 application for their world's smallest glucometer with strips that cost SEVENTY FIVE per cent LESS than other glucometers in December as well...and guess what!...they got THEIR approval on May 22, 2014...that was TWO MONTHS ago!...

    ...given that the ihealth device looks a lot like the dario but is obviously VASTLY SUPERIOR, as well as the fact that it's backed by Andon Health, Ltd -- "the world's leading home health product manufacturer" -- might cause shareholders to wonder whether they're being left behind in the dirt...

    ...wouldn't it be nice for DRIO to assuage their fear by explaining the delay?...

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    A new 52 week low???

    by rrtzrealmd Jul 22, 2014 7:55 PM
    rrtzrealmd rrtzrealmd Jul 23, 2014 8:51 PM Flag

    ...HAW!!...I love it when someone tries to blame me for their precious stock I'm the one responsible for the steady slide from $3 a share two YEARS ago to the NEW ALL TIME LOW today!...of course, the company GIVING away those 5 MILLION shares and warrants last month couldn't possibly have anything to do with the stock dropping like a rock the past month, could it?...oh, nooooo...of course not!...HAW!!!...

    ...well, guess what!...ANOTHER "adjustment" period begins in August and if the stock averages less than 89 CENTS for twenty days, then the company has to issue yet ANOTHER bundle of FREE stock and warrants!!...ain't Wall Street wunderful?...

  • rrtzrealmd by rrtzrealmd Jul 23, 2014 12:32 PM Flag

    ...the level of ignorance regarding statistics and experimental design among investors is astounding...oh, look, a 33% in DFS...hurrah, hurrah!...ell, first consider that the control was DOING NOTHING AT ALL...gee, something is better than nothing by a whopping 33% -- I'm sooooooo impressed...

    ...and then there's that stinkin' disease free survival...that is essentially a MEANINGLESS statistic because it ignores everything else...what SHOULD be used is relapse free survival-- defined as the time to the first relapse or death from ANY cause, not including second primaries or other cancers...RFS takes into account other factors sensitive to a treatment's effect -- e.g.. therapy may have adverse effects beyond second primaries, such as heart failure, for example...

    ...but doing that would make biotech more honest and we wouldn't want that now, would we?...

  • rrtzrealmd by rrtzrealmd Jul 22, 2014 7:55 PM Flag

    Congratulations!! A bigger, fresh from the source, stinkin' pile of dog manure never deserved it more!...and don't forget that if it averages less than 89 cents for the twenty days starting August 18, then the company will have to issue yet ANOTHER slew of FREE stock and warrants -- see previous posts or 8-k filings...and just think! could go on FOREVER -- or until the stock hits zero!...ain't the stock market grand!...

  • rrtzrealmd rrtzrealmd Jul 21, 2014 8:54 PM Flag

    "Institutionals...are not selling."? How do you know? Judging from the chart, SOMEBODY is certainly selling.

  • Reply to

    Dr. Mann's Age is a Non Issue

    by akemp3000 Jul 21, 2014 8:25 PM
    rrtzrealmd rrtzrealmd Jul 21, 2014 8:32 PM Flag

    ...well, actually it is...the day he kneels over the stock'll probably jump 25%...

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    regarding patent.. rrtzrealmd..

    by triple2sss1 Jul 18, 2014 3:25 PM
    rrtzrealmd rrtzrealmd Jul 21, 2014 9:55 AM Flag

    ...:"fda granted exclusive marketing rights"???...what on earth are you talking about?...since when did the FDA start granting "exclusive marketing rights" for medical devices?, the FDA grants approval for marketing of medical devices -- okay?...something which Sandoz and ihealth both ALREADY HAVE, but which dario -- the last time I looked -- DOESN'T...

    ...and, no, the FDA could care less about patent infringement...what has any of this got to to do with DRIO?...

    ...are you so desperate for an argument to buy the stock that you're trying to argue the potential value of future claims for infringement on a patent that's pending?...well, that's a new one on me...I think I would wait until DRIO management offers some insight about how THEY view any patent issues...

    ...I notice that even though the ihealth device has been on the market for two months now and looks remarkably like dario, DRIO's management hasn't offered any commentary about how it affects the company's prospects -- especially the issue of those 75% CHEAPER ihealth they think maybe if they ignore it, it'll just go away?...

  • rrtzrealmd rrtzrealmd Jul 21, 2014 9:37 AM Flag

    "will these people will rather choose dario or CGM"?...that's easy !...NEITHER!...they'll choose the ihealth device because the strips cost 75% LESS than dario's...not to mention the added COST of the special lancets that are required for the dario...

    ...and I was pointing to CGM primarily as yet one more example of how ANTIQUE the dario is...the thing is practically moldy!...

  • rrtzrealmd by rrtzrealmd Jul 19, 2014 1:31 PM Flag

    Looking at some of the comments on youtube dario videos, one lady said, "what an absolute nightmare if you forget your phone!" Amen to that!

    Someone else pointed out how you not only have to use dario test strips, but lancets as well, since they're designed specicifically to work with that case an added expense?

    I'm not seeing a lot of enthusiasm for dario, ya'know?

    Someone else also put up a video about Google's contact lens glucose monitor -- cool!

    I'm telling you, dario's so antiquated it's a wonder that DRIO is actually trying to sell the thing. Of course, if they didn't try, they wouldn't have any reason to sell stock, would they?

  • Reply to

    regarding patent.. rrtzrealmd..

    by triple2sss1 Jul 18, 2014 3:25 PM
    rrtzrealmd rrtzrealmd Jul 19, 2014 1:14 PM Flag

    ..."seem like u dont understand" that ihealth is ALREADY approved and ALREADY on the market...if DRIO's got a worthwhile patent, then one might reasonably expect them to speak up and say so...but have they done that?...nowhere that I can while YOU are sitting around WAITING for dario's patent application and WAITING for dario's FDA approval, ihealth is going to be out HAMMERING the market with its test strips that cost ONE QUARTER of the price of most other strips...have fun!...

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