Posts Tagged ‘History’

Inspired by an Ancient Queen

Posted on: May 20th, 2022 by admin No Comments

A decade ago, Siddhartha Mukherjee published his prize-winning book entitled The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer. He quoted from […]

Harambee: A Book is Launched

Posted on: April 29th, 2022 by admin No Comments

Yesterday saw the launch of a marvellous new book authored by Mike Bruton entitled Harambee. Published by BestRed, an imprint […]

The Value of a Logo

Posted on: January 7th, 2022 by admin

The General Electric Company – known simply as GE – was founded by Thomas Edison in 1889 and, for over 120 years, […]

53 Fridays in 2021

Posted on: December 31st, 2021 by admin 4 Comments

We know there are 52 weeks in a year, so how is it possible that today, 31 December 2021, is […]

Turning Discovery into Health

Posted on: December 17th, 2021 by admin

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has its origins in a one-room laboratory in New York City in 1887 and […]

Evaluating DBT after 10 Years

Posted on: December 3rd, 2021 by admin

Earlier this year, we described how the digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) pioneers, led by Dr Daniel Kopans, developed a screening tool that […]

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 […]

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 […]

CT Turns 50

Posted on: October 8th, 2021 by admin 2 Comments

Fifty years ago on 1 October 1971, “Jamie Ambrose, a consultant radiologist at Atkinson Morley’s Hospital in Wimbledon, south London, made […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on: October 1st, 2021 by admin

Today, 1 October 2021, marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease […]