Category: Diagnostic tests

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?


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

1 6/6/2016

Readers drowning in flawed “liquid biopsy” stories; other coverage throws a lifeline

1 5/10/2016

Communicating effectively about concussion research: 6 tips for writers

8 4/20/2016

Media mystery: Why did journalists ignore an important study on a costly, harmful back pain procedure?


Media case study: PR news release vs. news stories on mammography screenings for older women


Grail’s search for a universal cancer screen: noble quest or fool’s errand?