Posts Tagged ‘Controversy’

A Crisis in Research Funding

Posted on: May 26th, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

A decade ago, when CapeRay was still being incubated within the University of Cape Town (UCT), we were successful in […]

March for Science

Posted on: April 28th, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

This past Saturday, 22 April 2017, hundreds of thousands of people participated in over 600 gatherings as part of the […]

A Tale of Greed

Posted on: April 21st, 2017 by admin 4 Comments

Last month we reported that Swiss pharmaceutical manufacturer Roche, which owns the patent for the breast cancer drug Herceptin, had set the […]

Cancer Cure in 5 to 10 Years

Posted on: February 10th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

Last Saturday, 4 February 2017, was World Cancer Day and the WHO provided new guidelines, with a focus on diagnosing and treating the […]

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 […]

Quo Vadis Obamacare?

Posted on: January 13th, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law in 2010, implemented the following year and was designed to cover […]

Does Sunlight Protect Us from Cancer?

Posted on: December 16th, 2016 by admin

Two researchers at the University of Sydney, Jacqueline Marshall and Scott Byrne, have just published a paper in Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences […]

Beyond Imaging

Posted on: December 2nd, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

The theme for this year’s meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), which finished today in Chicago, was […]

‘Overdiagnosis’ in the Spotlight – Again

Posted on: October 14th, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) yesterday published a paper entitled “Breast-cancer tumor size, overdiagnosis, and mammography screening effectiveness.” Lead author […]

The Tyranny of Open Access

Posted on: July 22nd, 2016 by admin 5 Comments

Yesterday I received an e-mail that read: “Dear Dr Vaughan, Hope this mail finds you in good health. We appreciate […]