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Irish Medical Times reports on Cochrane Review of the adverse effects of biologics highlighting the need for biologics registries
Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 12:45
Irish Medical Times on Cochrane Review of adverse effects of biologics

The Irish Medical Times reports on a new Cochrane Review of the adverse effects of biologics, which highlights the need for national and international biologics registries.

MedIndia reports on new Cochrane review investigating interventions to help cancer patients return to work
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 12:52
MedIndia on Cochrane review on interventions for cancer patients return-to-work

MedIndia reports on new Cochrane review investigating interventions to help cancer patients return to work.

BBC reports on new Cochrane evidence showing that zinc can be an effective treatment for the common cold
Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 10:12
BBC reports on Cochrane evidence showing zinc effectively treats common cold

The BBC reports on new Cochrane evidence showing that zinc can be an effective treatment for the common cold. Watch video coverage on the BBC here.

Canadian business magazine Exchange makes case for national provisions by suggesting that health questions are better 'cochraned’ than 'googled’
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 13:28
Exchange suggests that health questions be 'cochraned’ rather than 'googled’

Announcing the upcoming Cochrane Canada Annual Symposium, the Canadian business magazine Exchange makes a case for national provisions to The Cochrane Library by suggesting that health questions should be 'cochraned’ rather than 'googled’.

Two Newsweek articles refer and link to Cochrane reviews
Thursday, February 3, 2011 - 10:40
Two recent Newsweek articles refer and link to Cochrane reviews

Two recent health articles in Newsweek refer and link to Cochrane evidence: Antioxidants Fall From Grace [read review] and Why Almost Everything You Hear About Medicine Is Wrong [read Statin review].

Mumbai Mirror reports on Cochrane evidence suggesting that conversations are effective in improving memory
Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 11:49
Mumbai Mirror on evidence that conversations are effective for memory training

The Mumbai Mirror reports on new Cochrane evidence suggesting that holding a conversation is just as effective in improving memory as specifically designed memory training.

BBC reports on new Cochrane evidence showing that antioxidants may improve male fertility
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 11:23
BBC on Cochrane evidence showing that antioxidants may improve male fertility

The BBC News reports on new Cochrane evidence showing that antioxidants could improve male fertility. (See related NHS Choices analysis.)

MSBNC on new Cochrane evidence for the blood-clotting drug TXA to effectively reduce death in bleeding victims
Friday, January 21, 2011 - 11:49
MSBNC on Cochrane evidence that the blood-clotting drug TXA safely reduces death

MSBNC reports on evidence from a new Cochrane Review indicating that the inexpensive blood-clotting drug TXA safely reduces death in bleeding trauma victims.

BBC on evidence from new Cochrane Review cautioning the use of statins among people at low risk of developing heart disease
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 09:43
BBC on new Cochrane Review cautioning use of statins for low-risk heart patients

The BBC highlights evidence from a new Cochrane Review cautioning the use of statins for primary prevention among people at low risk of developing heart disease.

Pharma Times (UK) highlights the discussion in the BMJ on how to improve the reliability of systematic reviews
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 - 10:45
Pharma Times highlights BMJ discussion on how to improve systematic reviews

A discussion on how to improve the reliability of systematic reviews by Tom Jefferson and colleagues from the Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group in the British Medical Journal is highlighted in The Pharma Times (UK).


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