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West Australian on evidence for magnesium sulphate for the prevention of cerebral palsy in preterm babies
Monday, April 2, 2012 - 11:39
West Australian on magnesium sulphate for the prevention of cerebral palsy

The West Australian discusses a guideline advising magnesium sulphate for women at risk of preterm birth to prevent cerebral palsy, which is based on a 2009 Cochrane Review.

Steve McDonald and Tari Turner from the Australasian Cochrane Centre on systematic reviews in "The Conversation"
Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 12:14
Colleagues from the Australasian Centre on systematic reviews and Cochrane

Steve McDonald and Tari Turner from the Australasian Cochrane Centre write about Cochrane and systematic reviews in "The Conversation", an Australian site providing "researchers and academics with a platform for new thinking and evidence-based research".

NHS Choices on the new Cochrane Review on pain management for women in labour
Monday, March 19, 2012 - 13:01
NHS Choices on the new Cochrane Review on pain management for women in labour

NHS Choices comments on the new Cochrane overview of systematic reviews on pain management for women in labour.

Exchange Morning Post reports on Cochrane Review on hospital environment influencing patient recovery
Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 11:34
Exchange Morning Post on Review on hospital environment and patient recovery

The Exchange Morning Post in Canada reports on a new Cochrane Review indicating that the hospital environment could influence patient recovery.

 

BBC Wales reports on Cochrane Review suggesting that cognitive stimulation helps to improve symptoms of dementia
Monday, March 12, 2012 - 11:54
BBC Wales on Cochrane Review of cognitive stimulation for dementia

The BBC Wales reports on a recent Cochrane Review suggesting that cognitive stimulation helps to improve the memory and quality of life of dementia patients.

The NYT blog "Well" reports on Cochrane Review investigating cold water treatments for muscle soreness after exercise
Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 12:00
NYT blog "Well" on Cochrane Review on cold water treatments for muscle soreness

The New York Times blog "Well" reports on the recent Cochrane Review investigating the effectiveness and safety of cold water treatments for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise.

Iain Chalmers interviewed on the BBC's 'The Life Scientific'
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 10:41
Iain Chalmers interviewed on the BBC's 'The Life Scientific'

On 28 February, Iain Chalmers, one of the founders of The Cochrane Collaboration and former Director of the UK Cochrane Centre, spoke with the BBC's Jim Al-Khalili on the Radio 4 programme 'The Life Scientific' about his experiences as a 'pioneering health services researcher' and work in furthering evidence-based health care.

Croakey reports on Sophie Hill's new book "The Knowledgeable Patient"
Thursday, February 23, 2012 - 11:27
Croakey reports on Sophie Hill's new book "The Knowledgeable Patient"

"Croakey - the Crikey health blog" (Australia) reports on Cochrane editor Sophie Hill's new book "The Knowledgeable Patient" and the related YouTube video.

BBC News reports on updated Cochrane Review investigating stem cell treatment following a heart attack
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 13:28
BBC News on Cochrane Review on stem cell treatment following a heart attack

The BBC News reports on the updated and revised Cochrane Review investigating the effectiveness of stem cell treatment following a heart attack.

Irish Medical Times on Cochrane Review of muscle relaxants for pain management in rheumatoid arthritis
Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 11:11
Irish Medical Times on Review of muscle relaxants for pain management in RA

The Irish Medical Times reports on a recent Cochrane Review investigating the effectiveness of muscle relaxants for pain management in rheumatoid arthritis.


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