Tag Archives: Research

Tone deaf promotion of very early research on smartphone app for kids’ ear fluid

May 17, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org. STAT does some great stuff.  And some clunkers.  They get enough praise for the great stuff, but not enough scrutiny of the clunkers.  This is one such example. A story based on very preliminary research touted the early work in very… Read More »

Acne medication changes the skin's microbiome – Futurity: Research News

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. Isotretinoin, a form of vitamin A that has been prescribed to treat acne for decades, changes the microbiome of the skin to more closely resemble the skin of people without acne, according to a new study. The study sheds… Read More »

China's lax research ethics threaten America's technological dominance

More and more these days, politicians and pundits are pushing the “new Cold War” narrative to describe tensions between the U.S. and China. In terms of potential for military conflict, such a label may prove premature. But when it comes to the battle for scientific and technological dominance, it is absolutely appropriate. Few things illustrate… Read More »

Harvard research targets cancer drivers

Discoveries in cancer research have included everything from genes that can transform healthy cells into tumor cells to advances related to tumor immunology, but those breakthroughs have often led to new complexities, leaving researchers with additional questions. Now, the limits of those complexities may be coming into view. Evidence uncovered by a team of researchers… Read More »