Posts Tagged ‘Controversy’

Articles Retracted by Nobel Laureate

Posted on: September 9th, 2022 by admin No Comments

On 7 October 2019, Dr Gregg Semenza of Johns Hopkins University received a life-changing call from Sweden to say he’d been awarded […]

Nobel Prize Controversies

Posted on: July 22nd, 2022 by admin

Over the years, there have been three medical imaging technologies whose developers have been awarded a Nobel Prize: X-rays (1901); […]

Efficacy of Breast Self-Exams

Posted on: February 25th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

It is widely accepted that when breast cancer is diagnosed early and remains localised, effective treatment yields a five-year survival […]

Are Drugs Fairly Priced?

Posted on: February 11th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

Trastuzumab – also known as Herceptin – is a life-saving drug that arrests the development and spread of an aggressive form of […]

Ghostwriting and Academic Fraud

Posted on: January 21st, 2022 by admin

If you visit this website (click here), you will read: “We sell our prepared manuscripts for publication in the journals […]

What if it’s not Randomized?

Posted on: November 26th, 2021 by admin

The National Cancer Institute in the USA defines a randomized clinical trial as: “A study in which the participants are divided by […]

Who Gets the Credit?

Posted on: November 12th, 2021 by admin

A patent provides protection to the inventor for 20 years, during which period the patent owner has an exclusive right […]

Banking on Stock Exchanges

Posted on: November 5th, 2021 by admin 2 Comments

One of the first stock exchanges was established in Amsterdam in the early 1600s, with the first shares offered for the Dutch […]

When Peer Review Gets Nasty

Posted on: June 4th, 2021 by admin 1 Comment

Today’s issue of Science highlights an astonishing story about a Dutch scientist – Elisabeth Bik (seen right, © AAAS) – who is […]

The Vanishing Radiologist?

Posted on: February 19th, 2021 by admin 1 Comment

Two years ago, we published a blog entitled “Radiologists are Toast,” a quote by Vinod Khosla, a Silicon Valley investor who had […]