Posts Tagged ‘Heart’

1.5 Billion Women Lack Health Screening

Posted on: September 23rd, 2022 by admin No Comments

On Wednesday this week, Hologic released its second annual global women’s health index (GWHI), which provides a framework for achieving comprehensive progress. […]

Invention and Entrepreneurship

Posted on: July 29th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

David Albert is the founder and chief medical officer of AliveCor, a ten-year-old company whose vision is “to be the 24/7 virtual […]

Cholesterol and Breast Cancer

Posted on: April 1st, 2022 by admin

Cholesterol is an organic molecule that has a chequered history and is generally associated with an unhealthy diet. High levels […]

Inspired by the Dutch

Posted on: April 23rd, 2021 by admin 1 Comment

There is a famous Dutch expression, “Er zijn geen binnenwegen richtung beter,” which means “There are no short cuts to any […]

Stepping into the Future

Posted on: March 19th, 2021 by admin

GE Healthcare has been a pioneer in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), enabling medical professionals to diagnose clinical problems wherever a patient […]

The Next Unicorn

Posted on: July 24th, 2020 by admin 2 Comments

In the business world, a “unicorn” is the term used to indicate that a privately held startup company has a […]

Patients Held to Ransom

Posted on: July 10th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

Imagine this scenario. You have just been diagnosed by your cardiologist with a heart arrhythmia and she advocates the implantation […]

Where was Peer Review?

Posted on: June 5th, 2020 by admin

The origins of peer review can be traced back over 350 years to the launch of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal […]

Cape Health Manufacturing Network

Posted on: May 17th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

Last night, Wesgro – the official agency that promotes tourism, trade and in investment for Cape Town and the Western Cape – […]

In Search of Truth

Posted on: April 5th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

The electrocardiogram – or ECG – fulfils the requirements for a diagnostic test: non-invasive, easy to record and reproducible. It is applied […]