Tag: medicine

Peter Landless

Between Christiaan Barnard and Nelson Mandela

Dr Peter Landless presents a fascinating history of transformation within his native South Africa, a transformation which has impacted the world.
alternative medicine

“When doctors don’t know what to do, it’s time for alternative medicine.” True or false?

When it comes to cases where "doctors don't know what to do," the first thought that comes to mind is usually cancer. Conventional treatment, which can prolong life for a few years and sometimes just a few months, comes at a high price in the quality of life, and patients come to prefer the "natural" way: alternative medicine.
evidence-based medicine

Evidence-based medicine: How to set a foundation for trusting the doctors

How can I be sure that the recommendations I receive after a medical consultation are correct? In the article below, we discuss evidence-based medicine.