Good science, Bad Science: Why don’t we get a “cure” for cancer?

This post was “inspired” by an editorial from Scientific American (and I am riding its coattails) because I needed someone to call out the broken process. The essay does make some generalisations, however. Yet, it is still relevant because we, as scientists (and clinicians) owe it to our patients who look up to us. We […]

Is physician-reported data better than patient-reported outcomes? (Example of prostate cancer)

Reason for inclusion: An accurate assessment of treatment-related complications is missing in follow-ups. Practise changing statement: Physician assessment+ Patient report outcomes on a continuous basis will help more to define the extent of problems. We also need more quantitative measures. Page 1 specific information before the design of any particular research study. Patient-specific information may […]

Choosing the right academic software (Mac/iPadOS/iOS)

I am not doing a full-fledged review here, but there are some learnings I’d like to share here from my experience. iPadOS/iOS is not a writing medium. I am still wrapping my head around it. Developers are expending insane energies in propping up a medium that doesn’t work. Devices with keyboards work. Effectively and efficiently. […]

Mac OS Catalina: more trouble than it’s worth

Its a long read on how MacOS has shot itself in the foot. However, I really don’t get it. I only use Mac for particular specific software. Open-source alternatives don’t cut it. In other cases, like Security and Mail, what Apple considers an ‘improvement’, it’s more of a hindrance for me. (I know some will […]