This release hypes an inconclusive study and in the process will mislead some readers into thinking that chocolate helps reduce the risk of preeclampsia during pregnancy. A rare 0-star review.
Generally solid coverage that was too quick to declare this procedure “safe” based on experience with only four babies.
Facts matter but this release on a study purportedly showing that proton therapy causes fewer long term side effects than traditional (photon) therapy in treating childhood brain tumors doesn’t give us all the facts and obscures others.
Despite some strong reporting, this story leaves readers with a misleading impression of the size of the benefit seen in the study.