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Jamaica Observer quotes Cochrane evidence in support of the country's public smoking ban
Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 09:36
Jamaica Observer quotes Cochrane in support of public smoking ban

A column in the Jamaica Observer quotes evidence from a new Cochrane Review in order to support the country's public smoking ban.

McCandless' talk at TED discusses his visualisation of evidence for dietary supplements, which is based partially on Cochrane data
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 10:14
McCandless discusses his visualisation of evidence for dietary suppl's at TED

In his talk at the TED conference, David McCandless discusses "Snake Oil?", his online visualisation of scientific evidence for popular dietary supplements, which is based on Pubmed and Cochrane data.

Times of India on new Cochrane Review on Acamprosate for alcohol dependence
Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 08:52
Times of India on new Cochrane Review on Acamprosate for alcohol dependence

The Times of India reports on a new Cochrane Review providing evidence that Acamprosate for alcohol dependence works.

NPR reports on new Cochrane evidence re. interventions for nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 09:46
NPR on new Cochrane evidence re. nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

NPR's (National Public Radio, USA) health blog Shots reports on new Cochrane evidence re. interventions for nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy.

Chicago Tribune reports on positive new Cochrane evidence for alternative birth settings
Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 09:40
Chicago Tribune reports on positive new Cochrane evidence for alternative birth

The Chicago Tribune health blog reports on new Cochrane Review presenting positive evidence for alternative birth settings.

Sir Graham Liggins, a pioneer in obstetric research, died 25 August 2010
Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 09:45

Sir Graham Liggins, a pioneer in obstetric research, died 25 August 2010. Sir Graham demonstrated through a 1972 randomized controlled trial that corticosteroids aided in fetal lung development. This discovery eventually led to a worldwide change in obstetric practice and has saved the lives of thousands of premature babies. The results of this pivotal trial were analyzed in the systematic review which is at the top of The Cochrane Collaboration’s logo.

Guardian cites Cochrane evidence in discussion of new study recommending to stop giving sugar as pain relief to babies
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 09:27
Guardian cites Cochrane in discussion of new study

The Guardian cites Cochrane evidence in a discussion of a study newly published in the Lancet recommending that babies are no longer given sugar as pain relief.


Washington Post article on AA and other 12-step programmes quotes Cochrane evidence
Thursday, September 2, 2010 - 10:01
Washington Post article on AA and 12-step programmes quotes Cochrane evidence

Articles in the Washington Post and The Sydney Morning Herald discuss the lack of evidence for AA's (Alcoholics Anonymous) and other 12-step programmes citing a 2006 Cochrane Review on the topic.

ABC2 News (USA) reports on benefits and risks of treating asthma with allergy shots
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 - 14:15
ABC2 News reports on benefits and risks of treating asthma with allergy shots

In early August, the US TV station ABC2 News aired a report discussing the findings of the recent Cochrane Review on allergen immunotherapy for treating asthma.

DisabilityScoop reports on lack of evidence for treating autism with SSRIs
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 - 10:08
DisabilityScoop reports on lack of evidence for treating autism with SSRIs

The online disability news source Disability Scoop reports on recent Cochrane Review finding evidence lacking for antidepressants as autism treatment.


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