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Tag: breakthrough

12/4/2017

Headline vs. study: The unbearable heaviness of false hope

22 7/27/2016

Ice Bucket Challenge “breakthrough”? Experts pour cold water on superficial reporting

3 5/23/2016

Inside the Sausage Factory of Drug Approval: Nuplazid (pimavanserin) coverage didn’t inspect closely enough

16 5/13/2016

CBS proclaims ‘cancer breakthrough’ – doesn’t explain what FDA means by that term

3 10/22/2015

Is 1 in 7 Odds a Breakthrough? Is it Even Promising?

2 9/22/2015

What do “breakthrough” and “promising” mean to people?

1 5/16/2013

Cloning human embryonic stem cells: “Major Medical Breakthrough”? Or “Generating Little Excitement”?

2/8/2013

Some local journalists trumpet breast cancer “breakthrough” that gets little attention elsewhere

4 12/9/2011

What Prevention magazine considers a breakthrough you may not