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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 »

This Small Canadian Drugmaker Wants to Make J&J Vaccines for Poor Nations. It Needs More Than a Patent Waiver.

Biolyse Pharma Corp., which makes injectable cancer drugs, was gearing up to start making generic biologic drugs, made from living organisms. Then the pandemic hit. Watching the covid death toll climb, the company decided its new production lines and equipment could be converted to making vaccines for poorer countries without the means to do so.… Read More »

We may not get to travel this summer, but we can look the part – how to get smooth, soft, sun-ready skin 

We’ve been cocooned for months, but it’s time to peel away the layers and let our skin shine. Dermatology nurse specialist Selene Daly gives her tips for soft, smooth, sun-safe skin. Wear sunscreen daily between March and October The most common form of cancer diagnosed in Ireland is skin cancer, with 11,000 cases registered per… Read More »