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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 »

ResMed Releases Its First Top-ofHead CPAP Mask for Side and Stomach Sleepers

January 24th, 2019 Editors Cardiology, Medicine ResMed, one of the leaders in continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) technology, is releasing in the U.S. its first top-of-head CPAP mask. The AirFit N30i provides a different option than the more common design of having the air tube extend from around the face like an elephant’s trunk. The… 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 »