All missing from this news release: benefits, harms, how it compares to other methods to treat aneurysms, cost, and if it’s available beyond one hospital.
The news release suggests results from lung tests in infants can predict future lung health. But the research can’t yet tell us that vitamin c use in pregnancy will result in any changes in lung health later on.
Follow-up studies are needed to confirm these results in more patients across a range of different cancers.
This news release offers no caution about harms nor the fact that benefits found in animal studies seldom translate to humans.
News release lacks clarity on benefits, harms, costs, and availability of the procedure.
The news release misses the mark in describing benefits, harms and sources of funding.
Findings from the small study were just presented at a medical conference and haven’t been peer-reviewed.
This news release is far too rosy about the potential and far too limited about the remaining uncertainties.
The news release doesn’t help readers understand if — or how — blood test changes have anything to do with exercise or health. We would understand readers’ confusion over this one.
The news release doesn’t discuss the quality of the evidence gathered in this trial, but makes numerous claims about benefits.
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