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New York Times discusses Cochrane Review of epidurals for women in labour
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 06:10
New York Times discusses Cochrane Review of epidurals for women in labour

The New York Times' 'Well' blog discusses the recent Cochrane Review of epidurals for women in labour, which found no clinically significant differences between early and late administration.

Spectator Blogs discusses flu vaccination programs, cites Cochrane evidence
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 06:37
Spectator Blogs cites Cochrane evidence

The UK's 'Spectator Surgery' blog discusses flu vaccination programmes and cites Cochrane evidence analysing the effectiveness of vaccines for children and people over 65.

MedIndia discusses new paediatric HIV guidelines, cites Cochrane evidence
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 11:53
MedIndia discusses new paediatric HIV guidelines, cites Cochrane evidence

MedIndia, an online health news provider, cites Cochrane evidence in a discussion of recently updated World Health Organization guidelines for management of paediatric HIV.

The Wall Street Journal reports on Cochrane Review of treatments for age-related macular degeneration
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 12:50
WSJ reports on Cochrane Review of Avastin and Lucentis

The Wall Street Journal's "Pharmalot" column discusses the findings and economic considerations of a new Cochrane Review comparing the effectiveness of Avastin® and Lucentis® in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration.

Vox Media recommends Cochrane Reviews over Dr Google
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 08:08
Vox Media recommends Cochrane Reviews over Dr Google

Vox Media's "Burden of Proof" column discusses how to deal with the "deluge of medical information" and recommends Cochrane Reviews as "one of the best sources for unbiased medical information in existence".

Lack of evidence for treating symptoms of sleep disturbance
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 14:09
There is little evidence to support sleep and wake drugs for shift workers accor

Many shift workers use over-the-counter and prescription drugs to stay awake or fall asleep at the appropriate times – but, as the Pharmaceutical Journal reports, a new Cochrane Review indicates that the evidence behind those practices is weak.

Steroid asthma inhalers restrict children's growth according to a new Cochrane Review
Friday, August 8, 2014 - 15:01
Asthma drugs suppress growth, new Cochrane Reviews find

The Times of Malta reports on results from two recent Cochrane Reviews examining the effects of inhaled corticosteroids on children being treated for asthma.

Steroid asthma inhalers restrict children's growth according to a new Cochrane review
Friday, August 8, 2014 - 15:00
Benefits of steroid inhalers outweigh risks scientific review finds asthma drugs
Asthma inhaler use in children slows growth - Cochrane evidence in the Guardian
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 06:40
Asthma inhaler use in children slows growth - Cochrane evidence in the Guardian

The Guardian (UK) reports on new Cochrane evidence focusing on children's use of asthma inhalers and potential effects on growth.

Portuguese media reports on launch of Portuguese Cochrane Branch
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 08:25
Portuguese media reports on launch of Portuguese Cochrane Branch

Portuguese daily newspaper iOnline reports on the opening of the Portuguese Cochrane Branch and anticipated benefits for the country's National Health System (in Portuguese - English translation also available).


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