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5 quick PR tricks to cover up a lack of real health care news

As all researchers know, science is a grinding parade of failure and dead ends. But as we’ve often written, news release writers sometimes seem hell-bent on making the public believe otherwise. Like expert makeup artists, they can add sparkle to lackluster findings, mask blemishes in study designs, and smooth over unimpressive data. One thing I… Read More »

Which new superfoods pack a real punch?

DCU PhD student Saorla Kavanagh, who led the research that found Irish heather honey has health benefits comparable with Manuka honey Which new superfoods pack a real punch? Independent.ie Peak avocado has been and gone. Kale is no longer king. You can’t cheat death by drinking pomegranate juice after all. And reports of turmeric’s importance… Read More »

The Real Reason You Never Hear About Heart Cancer

Marissa LaliberteDec 11 Yes, this form of cancer does exist, but it’s exceedingly rare. Doctors reveal why heart cancer just isn’t as common as other types of cancer. Pixel-Shot/ShutterstockLung cancer. Brain tumors. Breast cancer. Prostate cancer. Every organ in your body is vulnerable to creating abnormal cells that attack your healthy tissue, but there’s one… Read More »