This story highlights the dangers of taking both opioid painkillers and anti-anxiety drugs called benzodiazepines–but it misses the mark by stating it would be “simple” to fix this problem.
This release would have been improved dramatically with some description of tumor size, type of cancer and study limitations.
The story focuses on the many unvetted possibilities of this device; it could “shake up the world of fertility testing” and it “could also potentially be used by men who have had a vasectomy to monitor their progress.”
Absolute numbers — readily available in the study — showing the results were not included in the news release. But the release provides good context in other areas.