Archive for September, 2015

And Now for the Medical Selfie

Posted on: September 25th, 2015 by admin

In ancient Greek mythology, Narcissus was a hunter, well known for his beauty. He was a proud man, obsessed with his own […]

Global Trends in Breast Cancer Rates

Posted on: September 18th, 2015 by admin

Carol DeSantis has recently published an important paper entitled “International variation in female breast cancer incidence and mortality rates” in Cancer Epidemiology, […]

Should We Abandon Peer Review?

Posted on: September 11th, 2015 by admin 1 Comment

Dr Richard Smith (seen at right) is a physician who served as editor of the British Medical Journal (BMJ) between […]

The Origins of Peer Review

Posted on: September 4th, 2015 by admin

Scientists who publish their research are familiar with the process of peer review. But what are its origins? The Royal Society was […]