Archive for January, 2012

The Battle of Osteoclasts vs Osteoblasts

Posted on: January 27th, 2012 by admin

Alice, or ‘Gyp’ to her friends, got up in the middle of the night and made her way to the bathroom. She […]

Breast Ultrasound Versus Mammography?

Posted on: January 20th, 2012 by admin

Screening for breast cancer, using various imaging modalities, aims to achieve 100% sensitivity (percentage of true positives) while simultaneously yielding 100% specificity […]

Ethics and Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

Posted on: January 13th, 2012 by admin

Fifteen years ago the National Institutes of Health in the USA convened a panel to reach consensus on whether regular mammograms should […]

In Pursuit of the Perfect Design

Posted on: January 6th, 2012 by admin 4 Comments

In March 2009 Steve Jobs lay in a hospital bed in Memphis, Tennessee, recovering from a liver transplant. As he floated […]