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It has come to this: ignore vaccines-in-animals drug industry PR & news

A long-haired male golden hamster (via Wikipedia & Creative Commons) Earlier this week, a powerful opinion piece, “It Has Come To This:  Ignore the CDC,”  co-authored by former National Institutes of Health director Harold Varmus,  was published in the New York Times. That’s on the science side. On the PR and journalism side, it has… Read More »

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 »

Parkinson’s disease: Do you suffer from this condition? Warning sign you shouldn’t ignore

Parkinson’s disease is caused by a loss of nerve cells in the part of the brain called the substantia nigra. Nerve cells in this part of the brain are responsible for producing a chemical called dopamine. Dopamine acts as a messenger between the parts of the brain and nervous system that help control and co-ordinate… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: The ‘unusual smell’ you shouldn’t ignore – are you at risk?

Diabetes is characterised by having high blood sugar, insulin resistance and a relative lack of insulin in the body. Type 2 diabetes makes up about 90 per cent of cases of diabetes and is partly preventable by staying a normal weight, exercising regularly and eating well. Treatment of type 2 diabetes involves exercise and dietary… Read More »

Dementia symptoms: The early signs of the different types you should never ignore

Dementia causes the ongoing decline of brain functioning which is why diagnosing the condition in its early stages is important. There are ways it can be slowed down and mental function can be maintained. The four most common types of dementia are Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies and frototemporal dementia. Most types… Read More »