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Ivan Oransky

Health sites too complex, full of cliches: study

May 21 2013

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The importance of health literacy hit home for Lisa Gualtieri when a Cambodian refugee diagnosed with cancer asked her to act as a patient advocate.

Health sites too complex, full of cliches: study

May 20 2013

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The importance of health literacy hit home for Lisa Gualtieri when a Cambodian refugee diagnosed with cancer asked her to act as a patient advocate.

Cancer studies often downplay chemo side effects

Jan 09 2013

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors relying on studies published in top journals for guidance about how to treat women with breast cancer may not be getting the most accurate information, according to a new analysis.

‘Dystextia': Gibberish texts sound stroke alarm

Dec 24 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Imagine you were a devoted husband, waiting to hear from your wife about her due date after a visit to the obstetrician, and you saw these on your phone:

Journals to heart researchers: Get your words right

Nov 27 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - When it comes to describing medical findings, researchers may need to tone it down a bit, according to a group of heart journal editors.

Pitch counts don't add up to more injuries, says study

Oct 26 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - It is impossible to watch a Major League Baseball (MLB) game nowadays - such as those in the World Series now underway - without hearing about how many pitches a player has thrown.

Baseball pitch counts don't predict injuries: study

Oct 26 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - It's impossible to watch a Major League Baseball game nowadays - for example, the World Series now underway - without hearing about how many pitches a player has thrown.

Child porn evidence unreliable: study of Playboy

Sep 03 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A commonly used method of judging a woman's sexual maturation may not be good enough in child pornography prosecutions.

Red wine-heart research slammed with fraud charges

Jan 12 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A University of Connecticut researcher who studied the link between aging and a substance found in red wine has committed more than 100 acts of data fabrication and falsification, the university said Wednesday, throwing much of his work into doubt.

U.S. researcher accused of fraud in studies on red wine compound

Jan 11 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A University of Connecticut researcher who studied the link between aging and a substance found in red wine has committed more than 100 acts of data fabrication and falsification, the university said on Wednesday, throwing much of his work into doubt.

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