Respectful Insolence

Archives for February 20, 2007

Grand Rounds, vol. 3, no. 22: Oscar time!

The latest Grand Rounds has been posted at the abode of fellow ScienceBlogger Pure Pedantry. This time, it’s with an Oscar theme! Go and sample the best medical blogging of the last week.

I hadn’t planned on writing about dichloroacetate, the inexpensive compound whose success in treating experimental cancer in rats that provoked a blogopheric storm about a “cancer cure” that would supposedly never see the light of day because it’s not patentable. After all, I’ve done about seven posts on the topic, give or take a couple,…