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“Blood test finds 50 types of cancer” – we’ve been down this path before

Shoddy, incomplete, fawning news coverage of screening tests is one of the most clearly established problems in health news coverage – something HealthNewsReview.org has revealed countless times over the past 15 years. A public relations news release 22 days ago – from “a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early” – touted study… Read More »

Only 3% of under-50s hospitalised with Indian Covid have been fully vaccinated

Only 3% of under-50s hospitalised with Indian Covid have been fully vaccinated – and NONE have died: PHE bosses hail ‘hugely encouraging’ data amid 46% cases spike – as map shows areas where mutant virus is most rife (and now they’ve found ANOTHER variant) No-one doubled-jabbed and under the age of 50 in England has… Read More »

A 9-year-old who’s been battling coronavirus for 6 months says the illness is a big deal

“Kids, I’m sorry to say this, but it is a big deal. It will hurt,” Eli told CNN’s Chris Cuomo on Monday. “You just got to face the truth: Sometimes you’re not OK.” Eli and his father, Jonathan Lipman, are among a growing population of people who have been deemed “long haulers” — people who… Read More »

‘It is the best time to quit smoking – health has never been so important’

The Covid pandemic has ­reawakened our interests in health and our instincts to be healthy in the long term. So we’re going through a phase of ­adopting healthy habits and giving up bad ones. Now is probably one of the best times to quit smoking. “The Covid-19 pandemic has made maintaining the health of ourselves… Read More »

Vaccines may arrive in record time, but the virus has been faster

Scientists have created candidate vaccines, which eventually could protect billions of people from COVID-19, with astonishing speed, compressing scientific efforts that usually take years into months. But the leader of a key drug trial said Tuesday that the blistering research pace has nonetheless been too slow to catch the coronavirus. “We are now five months… Read More »