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  • Antioxidant supplementation does not appear to reduce muscle soreness after exercise
    Taking antioxidant supplements to reduce muscles soreness after exercise could have almost no effect, according to a new  Cochrane ReviewPeople engaging in intense exercise often take antioxidant supplements, such as vitamin C and/or E or antioxidant-enriched foods, before and after exercise in the anticipation that these will help reduce muscle...
    15 December 2017
  • Cochrane Australia seeks Program Lead, Evidence Innovation, Melbourne,  Australia
    Exciting opportunity to build an international research consortium and dramatically improve the use of research evidence in healthcare systems around the world Cochrane is the world’s leader in independent, trustworthy health evidence. Cochrane Australia is part of the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University and one of...
    12 December 2017
  • Website for the 2018 Cochrane Colloquium is now live
    The website for the 25th annual Cochrane Colloquium, taking place in Edinburgh from 16-18 September 2018, is now live.The Colloquium is Cochrane’s annual health conference, bringing people together from around the world to discuss research into important global health questions and promote evidence-based health care.  It will be a Patients...
    11 December 2017
  • Dominican Republic will now have free access to Cochrane Reviews
    We are happy to announce that the Ministry of Public Health (Vice-ministry of Quality Guarantee) of the Government of the Dominican Republic has subscribed to the Biblioteca Cochrane Plus. This national subscription will provide free open access to all Dominican citizens, approximately ten million people.Cochrane Reviews provide reliable and...
    7 December 2017
  • a new centre for evidence-based decision making in health care
    Cochrane’s Iberoamerican Network is delighted to announce the formation of a new Cochrane Centre to enhance health decision-making in Chile.The Chilean Cochrane Centre is the result of an exciting collaboration between five institutions:Facultad de Odontología, Universidad de Chile;Centro Evidencia UC, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile,...
    7 December 2017
  • The Recommended Dose: Episode 7 with Sarah Moss
    EPISODE 7: SARAH MOSSAcclaimed British novelistHailed as one of the best British novelists writing today, Sarah Moss is our very special literary guest on TRD this week. She joins Ray to explore the intersection between fiction and health, and to talk about the doctors, patients, parents and families she portrays so vividly in her five highly...
    6 December 2017
  • 2017 Update
    December 2017 UpdateThe December 2017 revision of the Cochrane Priority Reviews List includes new titles from the Cochrane Airways; Anaesthesia, Critical, and Emergency Care; Bone, Joint & Muscle Trauma; Effective Practice & Organisation of Care; and Pregnancy & Childbirth Groups.The following three titles on the list are open to new...
    5 December 2017
  • The Recommended Dose: Episode 6 with Prathap Tharyan
    Psychiatrist and would-be international DJ Prathap Tharyan joins Ray from his home in India this week to explore a fascinating fraction of his work, life, and philosophy.Prathap’s wide-ranging agenda reflects a decidedly down-to-earth and original take on understanding and improving the human condition. Be it tending to victims of the Boxing Day...
    27 November 2017
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    Cochrane Connect brings you a monthly dose of news, events, and noteworthy Cochrane Reviews - right to your inbox.Get the latest Cochrane news with our monthly newsletter, Cochrane Connect. It rounds up the month's most important Cochrane Reviews and biggest news stories, so you can stay up to date with the latest Cochrane information.  Each...
    27 November 2017
  • Many people after having a stroke have difficulty moving, thinking, and sensing. This often results in problems with everyday activities such as writing, walking, and driving. Virtual reality and interactive video gaming therapy involves using computer-based programs designed to simulate real-life objects and events. This may have some advantages...
    23 November 2017

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