How do you describe an experimental cancer drug without losing balance? This release teeters a bit but ends up making the stick.
This story effectively conveys the devastation of spinal cord injuries and correctly identifies stem cell therapy as an experimental and unproven treatment, but its thrust that the therapy “shows promise” is misleading; its efficacy has yet to be supported by rigorous trials.
The story relies heavily on an anecdote, tracking one patient’s experience with the experimental procedure, but provides a good overview of the surgical treatment options available for women with uterine fibroids.
By including a discussion of costs, harms, and alternatives, readers are left with a pretty good idea of what this new intervention is about.