Category: Diagnostic tests

1/31/2018

NY Times hails discovery of new genetic heart disease risk factor, but what about researchers’ industry ties?

1 12/20/2017

New blood pressure guidelines: supporters get coverage, critics don’t. Why?

11/24/2017

Is Alzheimer’s ‘coming for you’? NY Times uses anecdote and an old blood test to warn it might be

2 11/3/2017

Scanning for suicide with fMRI: the limitations of pixels and language

1 10/11/2017

More evidence that women should be wary of ‘ovarian reserve testing’ events

9 9/12/2017

Most news coverage on new PSA testing study acknowledged costly trade-offs

4 8/17/2017

Experts recommend pulling widely used heart attack test: Should this have made headlines?

1/19/2017

Is it asthma? Many diagnosed with condition receive unnecessary or incorrect treatment

4 1/5/2017

BMJ: Can we trust the numbers that define pre-diabetes?

4 8/26/2016

How much significance should health news give to statistically nonsignificant results? A case study of stories on skipping breast cancer chemo