Posts Tagged ‘Heart’

Fruit, Alcohol and Breast Cancer Risk

Posted on: May 20th, 2016 by admin

Last week’s British Medical Journal (BMJ) published two papers – one on fruit and vegetable consumption and the other on alcohol intake […]

Mammograms and Heart Disease

Posted on: April 1st, 2016 by admin

At a press conference last week, Mary Norine Walsh, vice president of the American College of Cardiology, said that breast cancer and […]

Return to Groote Schuur

Posted on: October 30th, 2015 by admin 5 Comments

Nestled in the shadow of Table Mountain  Groote Schuur Hospital takes its name from the estate bequeathed by Cecil Rhodes to […]

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 […]

Café Scientifique

Posted on: April 17th, 2015 by admin 1 Comment

The Public Understanding of Science is a British-based movement that supported the establishment of Café Scientifique in the late 1990s. It is an idea […]

Tomosynthesis Can Save Lives – And Money

Posted on: January 16th, 2015 by admin 1 Comment

At the end of last year the magazine Time published a list of eleven remarkable health advances, suggesting these were bound to play […]

Made in South Africa

Posted on: December 27th, 2013 by admin

Just over 80 years ago, on 31 December 1932, a white farmer and his son followed up on a legend they […]

In the Shadow of Table Mountain

Posted on: September 28th, 2012 by admin 10 Comments

Earlier this year, on 6th June, the medical school at the University of Cape Town (UCT) celebrated its centenary. It was an auspicious occasion […]