Sometimes less than 500 words just isn’t enough to give the right health context.
It’s inappropriate to speculate that young rats’ cardiac stem cells implanted in old rats “help reverse the aging process in the human heart” but this release does it a lot.
The release misleads on a grand scale when it says miscarriages can be prevented worldwide but doesn’t specify that niacin supplements were tested in mice, not humans.
The news release relies too heavily on extrapolation to make the claim that capsaicinoids cause weight and fat loss.
A proof of concept in rodents may be exciting for the researchers, but the news release goes too far in proclaiming a “breakthrough.”
No numbers are given to back up its benefit claims.
It’s irresponsible to claim thousands could benefit based on results from a study of 16, where five had a response.
The pre-clinical compound touted as a treatment for human wasting disease may be a decade from use in humans — if ever.
The release’s headline and some of its language focuses on CF treatment while the study was about new biomarkers for diagnosis.
Curcumin-loaded nanoparticles may kill cancer in cell culture, but that may not always translate to clinical outcomes.