While probiotics have been a popular focus of research in recent years, the claim that they could help millions with bipolar disease is unwarranted.
The release claims the diet “significantly improved blood pressure, heart rate, cholesterol, mood and cognitive function” but doesn’t provide any numbers to allow readers to gauge the size of improvement.
This news release did a good job of explaining how the study was done but didn’t provide data on benefits, costs, or harms.
The story mostly just rehashes a drug company news release.
All missing from this news release: benefits, harms, how it compares to other methods to treat aneurysms, cost, and if it’s available beyond one hospital.
Did the study findings really earn a label of “game-changing?”
The news release suggests results from lung tests in infants can predict future lung health. But the research can’t yet tell us that vitamin c use in pregnancy will result in any changes in lung health later on.
This story could have provided a bit more on costs, alternatives, and how this study was performed.
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