Tag Archives: Health

5 quick PR tricks to cover up a lack of real health care news

As all researchers know, science is a grinding parade of failure and dead ends. But as we’ve often written, news release writers sometimes seem hell-bent on making the public believe otherwise. Like expert makeup artists, they can add sparkle to lackluster findings, mask blemishes in study designs, and smooth over unimpressive data. One thing I… Read More »

Mobile Health Apps for Headache: An Ongoing Search for Clinical Relevancy – Neurology Advisor

January 11, 2019 Share this content: The main objection among clinical researchers is that commercially developed products often lack a scientific basis for their selection of features. Over the past several years, the development of mobile and wearable health technology for a wide range of conditions rapidly advanced as the use of smartphones spread around… Read More »

What we're waiting to learn about President Trump's health one year after his first physical

As part of last year’s physical Trump requested then-White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson to do something quite unusual, He asked him to administer a cognitive exam. These types of exams are not a routine part of a standard physical. Jackson, who was also the physician to President Barack Obama, said it was the first… Read More »