Posts Tagged ‘CAT Scanner’

Pioneers in Immunotherapy

Posted on: June 8th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

The intramural research programme within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland lives by its byline: “Our research […]

What a Great Idea!

Posted on: April 20th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

Not too many people know that the world’s first digital laser was invented in South Africa, or that in the 1980s two […]

Politics Trumps Common Sense

Posted on: April 6th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

On 3 April 2018 the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published a list of 1,300 products imported from China that would be […]

Spotlight on Imaging Costs

Posted on: March 16th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

Why is health care spending in the United States so much greater than in other high-income countries? That’s the provocative […]

Anatomy of a Biography

Posted on: July 28th, 2017 by admin

When Allan MacLeod Cormack, joint winner of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1979 for “the development of computer assisted tomography” passed […]

Africa Health Comes to Town

Posted on: June 9th, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

For the past three days, the Africa Health Exhibition and Congress took place at the Gallagher Convention Centre at Midrand, half way […]

To Patent or Not to Patent? That is the Question!

Posted on: March 10th, 2017 by admin 4 Comments

Sixteen years ago I contributed an editorial to the South African Journal of Science with the same title as today’s blog. In […]

Holography: Radiology’s Future?

Posted on: February 24th, 2017 by admin

In 1971 the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Dennis Gabor “for his invention and development of the holographic method.” His […]

What’s Happening in Korea?

Posted on: January 27th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

Much of the news emanating from South Korea recently has been decidedly negative. The country’s parliament voted to impeach President […]

How Old is Cancer?

Posted on: September 23rd, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

Five years ago we reviewed an award-winning book entitled The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer in which Siddhartha Mukherjee […]