With sweeping, unsupported statements about the benefits of 3-D colonoscopies, this report reads more like a news release from a device company rather than an objective piece of health journalism.
This story did a reasonable job of covering an individual study, but the piece raises questions about whether this early-stage research was worth writing about at all.
This is an incomplete piece of fluff journalism that makes many unsupported claims about the anti-cancer properties of various spices.
This reasonably strong coverage of a new pancreatic cancer test needed a more aggressive rebuttal of claims to “perfect accuracy.”
This story about a new pancreatic cancer test didn’t dig deeper than a news release announcing the study results.
Because pancreatic cancer is, as the story says, highly lethal once diagnosed, a possible early detection test is worth news coverage. But because of those same high stakes, any screening test deserves a thorough critical appraisal.
In a display of very questionable editorial decision-making, U.S. News and World Report allows a neurosurgeon to write about a new technology that his institution has a stake in promoting.
An enthusiastically superficial account of a study looking at modified fasting to reduce risk factors for disease. There is little useful information here.