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Categories: Academic medical center news release

10/17/2018

News release touts universal blood test for cancer, but what about overdiagnosis?

9/10/2018

Ties to drugmaker left out of postpartum depression drug study recap

7/11/2018

Announcement tempts people suffering disabling hand condition with ‘new hope’ based on study of surrogate markers

6/14/2018

No, an asthma drug tested in mice does not bring ‘new hope’ for Alzheimer’s patients, at least not yet

6/8/2018

A new antibiotic alternative for acne? This study recap sends misleading messages

5/16/2018

Jumping the gun on epilepsy device: It’s not a therapy until it’s proven to be therapeutic

4/23/2018

Diagnostic brain scans still preliminary, despite optimistic announcement

4/11/2018

Let’s be clear: claim that new cancer combo ‘improves survival’ misleads

4/4/2018

Headline overreach mars summary of phase 1 pediatric cancer drug trial

1 3/29/2018

Might a new stroke diagnostic device be an alternative to CT scanners in ambulances? Study overview doesn’t say