Posts Tagged ‘Drug’

Amazon: The Ultimate Disruptor

Posted on: November 8th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

When Jeff Bezos (seen right, © Bloomberg) established an online bookstore 25 years ago, nobody could have imagined the way the company […]

Health Tech Hub of Africa

Posted on: June 28th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Among the strategic projects of Wesgro – a local trade and investment agency – are included Air Access, to develop […]

Diet Linked to Drug-Resistant Breast Cancer

Posted on: May 10th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

Approximately 70% of all breast cancers are oestrogen-receptor positive (ER+), which means they rely on the hormone oestrogen to grow. As a result, oestrogen-blocking […]

FDA Hit by Government Shutdown

Posted on: January 4th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Just north of downtown Washington, DC, in suburban Maryland, lies the sprawling campus of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), […]

Cape Health Business Week

Posted on: November 16th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

Wesgro is the official agency that promotes tourism, trade and investment for Cape Town and the Western Cape. Among its strategic […]

Releasing the Brakes on the Immune System

Posted on: October 12th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

Last week the Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to James […]

Cancer in the Crosshairs

Posted on: September 21st, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

Research Contracts & Innovation (RCI) is the department at the University of Cape Town (UCT) that’s responsible for signing research […]

Taking the Initiative

Posted on: July 27th, 2018 by admin

Earlier this year the Cancer Research Initiative (CRI) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) celebrated its fifth anniversary. The aim of […]

Reducing Breast Density

Posted on: July 6th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

It is well established that women with dense breast tissue (seen at right) have an increased risk – of four- to six-fold […]

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 […]