Posts Tagged ‘Treatment’

We Learn From Our Mistakes

Posted on: October 26th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

Eight years ago, two health journalists – Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus – wrote their first blog about the retraction of journal […]

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 […]

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 […]

End the Confusion

Posted on: May 25th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

There is no doubting the power of social media to influence the way people think about a particular topic. And, […]

Searching for the Silver Bullet

Posted on: March 30th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

A new family of anti-cancer drugs based on the metal silver has been discovered by researchers working at the University […]

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 […]

An Old Drug Grabs New Attention

Posted on: February 23rd, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

The drug thalidomide, given to pregnant women in the late 1950s, was responsible for serious birth defects that led to its […]

The Business of Breast Screening

Posted on: February 16th, 2018 by admin 3 Comments

There are countries in the world – such as the Netherlands and the United Kingdom – where the government provides […]