Tag: health news hype

1 12/20/2016

News releases exaggerate the results of scientific research — a new study shows why this should stop

1 12/19/2016

Searching for the source of stem cell “fountain of youth” stories

4/22/2016

New hope in the epidemic of binge-drinking rodents: Aussie lab sparks premature claims on old drugs as addiction treatments

6 3/7/2016

FOX, Banner MD Anderson hype Cuba cancer “breakthrough”

2/4/2016

Dump the diabetes cure talk – after a dozen patients in an early-stage trial

4 10/29/2015

Journalists love superlative terms for cancer drugs – often questionably

9/8/2014

Competition between “cure” and “breakthrough” on MS story — in mice

7/13/2014

Journalists jump at chance to say “fart” in a story; botch what study & news release said

2 12/13/2013

First the hype, now the science – platelet-rich plasma therapy in orthopedics

3/27/2013

CNN calls camel milk a “cure…world’s next superfood”