Posts Tagged ‘Controversy’

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 […]

Breast Cancer in Asia

Posted on: April 29th, 2016 by admin 3 Comments

Over the past two decades breast cancer has become a major health issue across the countries in the Pacific-Region where […]

An Illegitimate Dose Model?

Posted on: February 26th, 2016 by admin 3 Comments

In December 1946 the American scientist Hermann Muller was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine “for the discovery of the production of […]

The Rise of Consumer Advertising

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

New Zealand and the United States are the only two countries in the world that permit the advertising of prescription […]

Screening Comes Under Scrutiny

Posted on: January 15th, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

Two important articles on cancer screening have been published this week, one in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and another […]