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Crazy week of PR & news on studies should teach us how/what to ignore

August 6, 2020 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview. He has covered health care news almost exclusively since 1973. Here is his online bio.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu. Getty Images On Tuesday, it was excitement over vaccine news in 12 monkeys. (Journalism example.) On Wednesday, it was excitement over… Read More »

Slow down your giddyup on Gilead news

April 17, 2020 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder of HealthNewsReview.org and has been its publisher for 14 years. He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu This is what STAT reported in what they labeled an “Exclusive” last evening. Early peek at data on Gilead coronavirus drug suggests patients are responding to treatment… Read More »

Dr William Frankland, allergy scientist pioneer, dies aged 108 – BBC News

Dr William Frankland, a British immunologist who transformed the world’s understanding of allergies, has died aged 108. His pioneering work included developing the idea of a pollen count to help hay fever sufferers. Dr Frankland, whose medical career spanned 70 years, was known as “the grandfather of allergy”. As a British army doctor in World… Read More »