Overdiagnosis danger missing in articles on new medical tests: study

Media stories about early detection tests follow a disturbingly positive pattern, Assistant Professor Ray Moynihan's research shows

Media stories about early detection tests for healthy people follow a ‘disturbing’ pattern of hyping the benefits while virtually ignoring the harms of overdiagnosis, Australian research has found.

Assistant Professor Ray Moynihan.

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