60 Minutes could've used a few more minutes....
CBS: slow down the Alzheimer's drug trial hype
Journalists fire "silver bullet" at Alzheimer's & amyloid again
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This short piece focuses on the story of one patient’s (thus far) successful treatment for a particularly aggressive cancer. It does a nice job with this limited material, but taking a broader look at the evidence would’ve yielded a stronger, more useful story.
Celebrities can be a force for knowledge or nonsense when it comes to health care. This New York Times piece fact checks an op-ed by Angelina Jolie Pitt against the recommendations of several experts.
The claims made by one of the authors of a very small, short-term study — that vitamin D “made the cancer better” — deserved a more thorough analysis than this story provided. But the bottom line message was accurate.
Dr. Valentin Fuster of Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, and editor of the Journal of the American...
The following is a guest blog post from a member of our editorial team, Tom Watkins, who worked at CNN...
The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society published an editorial, “Disease Mongering of Age-Associated Declines in Testosterone and Growth Hormone...