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Categories: Diagnostic tests

11/20/2018

News release far too rosy/conflicted for small study on ovarian cancer test

8/6/2018

Supposed ‘breakthrough’ for detecting gut disorders tested in only 12 healthy people

5/31/2018

Recap of small study on schizophrenia diagnostic device offers false hope

4/23/2018

Diagnostic brain scans still preliminary, despite optimistic announcement

2/15/2018

NIH recap on ‘brain disease test’: strong on study results, but lacks clarity on patient benefits

6/6/2017

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

10/11/2016

Foggy PR account of concussion-testing goggles

5/20/2016

Strong effort in PR release on new TB test misses on funding; harms

4/19/2016

Ultrasound for detecting sports concussion on the sidelines? PR release doesn’t address practicality

4/4/2016

Duke University offers strong data-driven release on lung cancer screenings for former smokers