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Categories: Academic medical center news release

11/17/2017

Study testing late clot removal in stroke is important but not a “breakthrough” or “paradigm shift”

1 11/13/2017

‘Breakthrough’ for enlarged prostates? Northwestern’s aggressive PR pitch lacks data and context

10/10/2017

‘In mice’ missing from headline touting black tea weight loss benefits

10/2/2017

Washington University offers strong recap of study using genetic testing to determine safe dosing of warfarin

9/25/2017

Summary of studies on sleep deprivation didn’t caution that depression benefits are short lived

9/19/2017

Superiority of LED lights over sunlight in producing Vitamin D3 not proven in tissue samples alone

1 8/4/2017

Baylor should put the brakes on claims based on a tiny study of breast cancer and extrapolated benefits

7/25/2017

MD Anderson gives proton therapy careful treatment in study recap

6/6/2017

Confusing screening and diagnosis, and over-stating the potential impact of a high-tech device for finding cervical cancer

6/5/2017

Drug for psoriatic arthritis ‘shows promise’, but what about cost and harms?