Tag Archives: Studies

Studies on ketogenic diet and cancer

PLoS Ketogenic. Participants were diet and disease-free, aged 50 cancer 79 kdtogenic the outset of the study in ; data was gathered via biological samples as well as self-reporting. Ketogenic diets and pain. Both were very small studies looking at if the diet was safe. During that same time, Nobel laureate Otto Warburg found that… Read More »

Crazy week of PR & news on studies should teach us how/what to ignore

August 6, 2020 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview. He has covered health care news almost exclusively since 1973. Here is his online bio.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu. Getty Images On Tuesday, it was excitement over vaccine news in 12 monkeys. (Journalism example.) On Wednesday, it was excitement over… Read More »

Paleo Diet Studies Show Benefits

Scientific studies can help us decide. This article looks at five studies on the paleo diet, examining its effects on body weight and various health markers. The paleo diet aims to recreate the eating pattern that human hunter-gatherers presumably followed. The diet includes unprocessed animal and plant foods, including meat, fish, eggs, vegetables, fruits, nuts,… Read More »

New studies are estimating spending on COVID-19

In a new report published by the Brookings Institution, Matthew Fiedler, Ph.D. ’13 , a fellow in economic studies at the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, and Zirui Song, M.D. ’10, Ph.D. ’12, assistant professor of health care policy in the Blavatnik Institute at Harvard Medical School, estimate national health care spending for COVID-19 care and… Read More »

Favipiravir works! Preliminary Clinical Studies Suggest Positive Effects on COVID-19 Patients

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, people around the globe have been eagerly awaiting a real breakthrough on its treatment. Fortunately, a silver lining seems finally to be showing up. The virus clearance rate is a well-established golden standard assessing the clinical effectiveness of an antiviral medication. Recently, preliminary results of the “Clinical Study on Favipiravir’s… Read More »