Tag Archives: releases

A final HealthNewsReview.org report card from 3,200+ systematic reviews of health care news stories & PR releases

In 2005, as I began building HealthNewsReview.org, I got permission from Dr. David Henry of the Media Doctor Australia project to adopt their news story review criteria. In the ensuing 13 years, no one has ever placed in front of me a solid, specific suggestion for a better set of criteria for reviewing stories about… Read More »

Bluetooth-Powered Smart Electronic Pill Releases Drugs on Demand

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Researchers at MIT, Draper, an engineering firm, and Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed an electronic wireless device that can stay inside the gut for long periods of time while releasing drugs into the body and measuring various parameters. The device has Bluetooth connectivity built in, and it can share its… Read More »

Problematic PR releases: Costs are hidden in cancer testing news

September 12, 2018 Posted By Categories Kathlyn Stone is an associate editor with HealthNewsReview.org. She tweets at @KatKStone. Precision medicine and the tests that enable it are becoming increasingly common in cancer care. So it’s no surprise that we see more and more PR announcements relating to cancer testing from a variety of institutions including… Read More »