The release declares that doctors should screen all teen women for iron deficiency but this conclusion seems beyond the scope of the two studies.
This treatment strategy hasn’t been shown to improve overall survival; a randomized clinical trial that follows patients over a period of time is required to study survival outcomes.
Summary of observational study on the bone-building benefits of participating in youth soccer omits potential harms, costs and study limitations.
Multiple conflicts of interest and no mention of the limitations of observational studies make this a problematic news release.
If you’re going to claim “a breakthrough in personalized nutrition,” you need the numbers to back it up.
This news release is based entirely on a single case study. Cost, harms, availability and numbers that put the claims in context are all missing, too.
More data and details would have made for a stronger news release.
The release compares hearing aid quality and costs to PSAPS, inexpensive “personal sound amplification products.” A few more details on the benefits and harms would have improved it.
This release doesn’t give readers any of the data captured in the study.
No details are offered to back up the claim that magnesium supplements perform equal to SSRIs in treating mild-to-moderate depression.