Category Archives: News

One new local COVID-19 case in Qld

A Queensland student who returned home from Melbourne has tested positive for COVID-19, sparking health alerts on the Sunshine Coast, in Brisbane and in the state’s far north. Queensland’s chief health officer Jeannette Young suspects the woman picked up the virus at a Melbourne pub, that was declared a tier one exposure site. She’d visited… Read More »

“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 »

FDA Approves Rezurock (belumosudil) for the Treatment of Patients with Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease (cGVHD)

FDA Approves Rezurock (belumosudil) for the Treatment of Patients with Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease (cGVHD) NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / July 16, 2021 / Kadmon Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:KDMN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Rezurock™ (belumosudil) 200 mg once daily (QD) for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients… Read More »

Infectious disease expert agrees with Biden that platforms like Facebook are ‘killing people’ with Covid misinformation

Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, founding director of the Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases at Boston University, told CNBC, that, medically, she agrees with President Joe Biden‘s assertion that platforms like Facebook are killing people by allowing Covid-19 vaccine misinformation on their services. “I think social media is playing a big role in amplifying misinformation, which is leading… Read More »