I am delighted to announce that Karla Soares Weiser has been appointed as Cochrane’s Deputy Editor in Chief. This newly created post will combine leadership roles within the Cochrane Editorial Unit (CEU) and Cochrane Innovations, helping me to ensure that the CEU can deliver on its targets and projects, and supporting Charlotte Pestridge...
28 Ogos 2015
"The dichotomy, however, between alternative and traditional medicine, or between Eastern and Western medicine, is a false one": The New York Times' 'Upshot' column considers common assumptions about medical treatment, and how to reframe the debate in the context of evidence.
28 Ogos 2015
News analysis website Vox examines the ongoing debate about whether school deworming programmes are effective, including the recent Cochrane Review presenting the current evidence.
13 Ogos 2015
The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, a United Nations event commemorated worldwide, is celebrated on 9 August each year. The theme for 2015 is “Post 2015 agenda: Ensuring Indigenous peoples’ health and wellbeing”.Since 2002, Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), the Canadian Institutes of Health...
7 Ogos 2015
Interventions for bronchiectasis: an overview of Cochrane systematic reviewsReview gives starting point in reducing uncertainly in treating chronic wet coughs.Bronchiectasis is a long-term respiratory disease characterized by abnormal dilatation of the bronchi; it is commonly associated with a troublesome cough with mucous or chronic wet cough in...
31 Julai 2015
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30 Julai 2015
The Economist reports on the problem of unpublished clinical trial data, and efforts to make all trials available.
28 Julai 2015
Press release issued by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Embargoed to 00.05 BST [UK time] on Thursday 23 July 2015Deworming children may not improve school attendance and the evidence that informs international policy needs to be re-appraised following a major re-analysis by researchers at the London School of Hygiene...
22 Julai 2015
Are medical day hospitals for those 60+ more effective than other forms of care?Day hospitals are one way of delivering health care to older people. They are outpatient facilities which patients, 60 years and older, attend for a full or near-full day, and receive multidisciplinary health care 'under one roof.' They serve several functions...
21 Julai 2015
Cochrane Review shows new medication used to treat women with advanced ovarian cancer delays need for further treatment in some womenOvarian cancer is the sixth most common cancer in women world-wide. Treatment of ovarian cancer consists of a combination of surgery and chemotherapy. Conventional chemotherapy drugs act on dividing cells by...
20 Julai 2015