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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 »

When mad AIOLOS drags IKAROS down: A novel pathogenic mechanism

Primary immunodeficiencies, such as severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID), occur when the immune system does not work properly, leading to increased susceptibility to various infections, autoimmunity, and cancers. Most of these are inherited and have an underlying genetic causes. A team at TMDU has identified a novel disorder resulting from a mutation in a protein… Read More »

Coronavirus: Four-month-old kitten in the UK is put down after catching Covid from its owner

Four-month-old kitten has to be put down after catching Covid from its owner: Study confirms two cases of human-to-cat transmission in Britain during 2020’s first wave The Ragdoll cat developed critical lung damage from a case of pneumonia University of Glasgow study said sick owners could pass virus onto their pets It is not clear,… Read More »