Posts Tagged ‘Social Media’

Communicating During Lockdown

Posted on: June 26th, 2020 by admin

It was 91 days ago, on 27 March 2020, that South Africa entered one of the world’s strictest lockdown periods. […]

A Virtual Conference

Posted on: May 1st, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

The provenance of the term “Aunt Minnie” can be traced back to a radiologist called Ben Felson who, in the 1940s, referred […]

Failure of the Next Big Thing

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

When we think of technology companies like Apple or Google that have emerged from Silicon Valley, we normally associate them […]

Why Mentorship Matters

Posted on: January 17th, 2020 by admin 2 Comments

I have just come across an Open Access article, published recently in Insights into Imaging and entitled “Mentorship in academic radiology: […]

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 […]

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Posted on: April 19th, 2019 by admin 3 Comments

Dr Daniel Kopans, professor of radiology at Harvard, earlier this week started a new blog entitled Fiction and Facts about Breast Cancer […]

A Breakthrough from Cape Town

Posted on: February 1st, 2019 by admin

Earlier this week, a woman with severe aortic valve stenosis was operated on successfully at Groote Schuur Hospital by Jacques Scherman, […]

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), […]

What a Tangled Web We Weave

Posted on: November 23rd, 2018 by admin

The poem Marmion was written by Sir Walter Scott and published in 1808. It is a story of lust, forgery, treason and […]

Pseudoscience and Debunking Myths

Posted on: August 31st, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

David Gorski is a surgical oncologist at the Karmanos Cancer Institute and Professor of Surgery at Wayne State University in Detroit. He specializes in […]