Generally solid coverage that was too quick to declare this procedure “safe” based on experience with only four babies.
Despite some strong reporting, this story leaves readers with a misleading impression of the size of the benefit seen in the study.
Though it shares some shortcomings of a competing NPR story, this piece elevates itself slightly with the use of thoughtful independent sources.
This excellent, cautious examination of a pair of lab studies gives readers everything they need to know without hyping the potential for diabetes treatment.
This business-oriented story missed on some key health aspects of the research being reported on.
A decent enough job of reporting on a small observational study, but our reviewers questioned whether the study was worth covering at all.
CBS covers a lot of ground in this short report on water coolers in schools but missed some key details.
This is an incomplete report on a few patients participating in an ongoing study of an experimental MS treatment. The superficial analysis of their results could lead to unrealistic expectations.
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