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Two Newsweek articles refer and link to Cochrane reviews
Thursday, February 3, 2011 - 11:40
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 - 12:49
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 - 12:23
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 - 12:49
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 - 10:43
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 - 11:45
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).

TIME Healthland discussion of the placebo effect quotes relevant recent Cochrane Review
Tuesday, January 4, 2011 - 12:31
TIME Healthland discussion of placebo effect quotes recent Cochrane Review

A TIME Healthland article on the placebo effect quotes relevant recent Cochrane Review.

Pulse Today discussion of author bias uses mistletoe therapy as example and quotes corresponding Cochrane evidence
Thursday, December 23, 2010 - 13:37
Pulse discussion of author bias uses mistletoe and quotes Cochrane evidence

In his Pulse Today column, Edzard Ernst discusses author bias using the example of mistletoe therapy in oncology quoting corresponding Cochrane evidence.

Medscape on Cochrane evidence for Vitamin A reducing deaths and incidence of measles and diarrhea in small children
Thursday, December 16, 2010 - 13:29
Medscape on Cochrane evidence for Vitamin A reducing deaths and measles

Medscape Medical News reports on new Cochrane Review providing evidence that Vitamin A supplementation reduces deaths and incidence of measles and diarrhea in small children.

Times of India on new Cochrane evidence showing benefits of restricted salt intake for diabetes patients
Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 12:15
Times of India on Cochrane evidence of low salt benefits for diabetics

The Times of India discusses new Cochrane evidence showing strong benefits of restricted salt intake for diabetes patients.


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