Posts Tagged ‘Surgery’

New Guidelines Stir Up Controversy

Posted on: April 12th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

A paper appeared earlier this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine entitled “Screening for breast cancer in average-risk women: a guidance […]

Thinking Outside of the Globe

Posted on: February 15th, 2019 by admin 3 Comments

Since 1980, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has been collaborating with its American counterpart NASA to develop and deploy sophisticated […]

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, […]

Don’t Lose the 3

Posted on: November 30th, 2018 by admin

Six years ago, the CEO of French manufacturer Poly Implant Prosthese, Jean-Claude Mas, was convicted and sent to jail for using non-medical […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Computer Algorithm Failure

Posted on: May 11th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

On Wednesday 2 May 2018 the Health Secretary for the UK government, Mr Jeremy Hunt (seen right, © The Independent), stood up […]

What a Great Idea!

Posted on: April 20th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

Not too many people know that the world’s first digital laser was invented in South Africa, or that in the 1980s two […]

The Time is Now

Posted on: March 2nd, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

The majority of specialists working in medical imaging are diagnostic radiologists, while a relatively small number practise interventional radiology, with […]