NOTE TO READERS: When this project lost substantial funding at the end of 2018, I lost the ability to continue publishing criteria-driven news story reviews and PR news release reviews - once the bread-and-butter of the site going back to 2006. The 3,200 archived reviews, while still educational, are getting old and difficult for me to technically maintain on the back end of the website. So I am announcing that I plan to remove these reviews from the site by April 1, 2021. The blog and the toolkit - two of the most popular features on the site - will remain. If you wish to peruse the reviews before they disappear, please do so by the end of March 2021. After that date you may still be able to access them via the Internet Archive Wayback Machine - https://archive.org/web/.

Category: Diagnostic tests

7/28/2020

What you need to know about the Alzheimer’s test news

7/11/2018

Screening for atrial fibrillation with a wearable patch: Seek and ye shall find … and then what?

6/21/2018

Understanding medical tests: A new addition to our toolkit addressing sensitivity, specificity, and other core concepts

3/23/2018

‘$7.9 trillion’ savings from earlier Alzheimer’s diagnosis: Is there a hidden agenda behind the numbers?

1 3/14/2018

Wearable technology to screen for atrial fibrillation: Does it raise more questions than it answers?

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