Research in medicine: Does irrationality fuel innovation?

I have often gone on a deep dive in a thought process on why research in medicine doesn't often yield the dividends that we are hoping for. Experimentation in medicine would progress in AI/technology and adapting to it. There are a number of reasons why a group of "stakeholders" would discuss about a topic to … Continue reading Research in medicine: Does irrationality fuel innovation?

Challenges with distance education- similar to Telemedicine

The challenges in Telemedicine and distance education are similar. Although they have two different niches and the article sounds like a PR mouthpiece (and behind a paywall!), the key takeaway is the following: “For teaching and learning to continue online, the basic requirement is an Android phone. But not all my students or their families … Continue reading Challenges with distance education- similar to Telemedicine

Planck’s principle

I came along this sobering thought- does Radiation Oncology also progresses as "one funeral at a time"? A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it. . . . … Continue reading Planck’s principle

How Medium became the best and worst place for coronavirus news

I stand vindicated! I am glad, I chose and ended up paying money for the WordPress hosting instead of Medium. While the platform appealed (because it tends to rank higher in SEO as it has Twitter linkage), I think it is best to grow the blog organically. But the decision to curate some content — … Continue reading How Medium became the best and worst place for coronavirus news