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Portuguese media reports on launch of Portuguese Cochrane Branch
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 09:25
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).

Advanced breast cancer: benefits of trastuzumab outweigh the risk of harm
Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 14:26
Cochrane Library concludes more women benefit from trastuzumab than are harmed

Web-based 'ecancer news' reports on the new Cochrane Review finding that breast cancer drug trastuzumab is associated with prolonged survival, but also increases the risk of developing heart problems. The review, published in The Cochrane Library, concludes that more women benefit from use of trastuzumab than are harmed.

Cochrane comes to Malaysia
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 15:28
Evidence-based healthcare is a first in Malaysia

The Star Online, one of Malaysia's largest English-language news outlets, reports on the official launch of the Malaysian Cochrane Network and free access to Cochrane evidence available across Malaysia during June 2014.

Cochrane CEO Mark Wilson talks to Japanese TV network NHK
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 08:13

Cochrane CEO Mark Wilson talks to Japanese TV channel NHK World about the importance of improving access to medical data and the launch of the Japan Cochrane Branch.

Bernama reports on opening of Malaysian Cochrane Network
Friday, May 30, 2014 - 08:04
Bernama reports on opening of Malaysian Cochrane Network

The National News Agency of Malaysia reports on the official opening of the Malaysian Cochrane Network.

Times Live South Africa reports on new Cochrane Review finding zinc boost children's immune systems
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 11:56
Cochrane review finding zinc boost children's immune systems

The Times Live from South Africa reports on the new Cochrane Review finding zinc supplementation boost children's immune systems.

A thoughtful and thorough examination of evidence-based medicine and systematic reviews in The New York Times
Friday, May 16, 2014 - 12:14
Thoughtful examination of EbM and systematic reviews in The New York Times

The online New York Times has published a thoughtful and thorough examination of evidence-based medicine and systematic reviews.

Modern Ghana on paediatric HIV medicine cites relevant Cochrane evidence
Monday, May 12, 2014 - 11:19
Modern Ghana on paediatric HIV medicine cites relevant Cochrane evidence

Modern Ghana publishes a Citizen News Service article on paediatric HIV medicine which cites relevant Cochrane evidence.

Mail Online on new Cochrane evidence showing stem cell therapy effective for treating heart disease
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 12:06
Mail Online on evidence showing stem cell therapy effective for heart disease

The Mail Online reports on the new Cochrane Review showing that stem cell therapy may be an effective way to treat heart disease.

Ben Goldacre in The Guardian on newly udpated Cochrane Tamiflu Review and the need for full transparency around clinical trials
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 16:58
Ben Goldacre in The Guardian on newly udpated Cochrane Tamiflu Review

In response to the evidence from the newly udpated Cochrane Review, Ben Goldacre examines in The Guardian how the Tamiflu story "perfectly illustrates the need for full transparency around clinical trials".


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