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Category: Health Headlines
January 6, 2020
Woman claims that health supplement led to liver failure.
January 3, 2020
Intermittent fasting has its supporters but evidence is lacking with respect to sustainability and long-term outcomes. Bandwagon (celebrity) effect soon to follow as it always does.
January 2, 2020
Apps and diagnosis
AI algorithm slightly outperforms radiologists when screening for breast cancer
December 31, 2019
When anti-vaxxers win, children die. So it did in Samoa.
December 30, 2019
Study looking at ‘traffic light’ labels used predictive mathematical model to calculate health outcomes. Real world data is needed to confirm hypothesis.
December 23, 2019
Reducing the confusion and stress during the holiday season for people suffering from dementia
December 20, 2019
Coca-Cola continues its advertising to children and adolescents. The adage of “it is not what you say but what you do reveals your true nature” applies to this company.
December 19, 2019
Deep brain stimulation used to treat one man for alcoholism. Do not draw many conclusions from a N value of 1
December 18, 2019
Study does not have the power to link chronic lack of sleep with later onset of dementia. Reverse causality may be at play as well.
December 17, 2019
Ontario Ministry of Health rejects family’s application for Phase 1 trial of donor-derived Car T-cell treatment in the U.S. for their 17-year-old son.