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  • Press releaseEmbargoed: 00.01 GMT: Thursday, March 26, 2015Evelyn Martinez Senior Publicist, Wiley T +1 201 748 6358 E sciencenewsroom@wiley.comJo AnthonySenior Media and Communications Officer, Cochrane M +44(0) 7582 726 634 E janthony@cochrane.org or pressoffice@cochrane.orgNew research out today concludes that there is limited...
    Thursday, March 26, 2015
  • A common consequence of abdominal surgery is that the patient’s digestive system stops working for a few days. This is called ileus and it can be both painful and uncomfortable for the patient.  Ileus can lead to nausea, vomiting, and abdominal discomfort and is associated with complications, reduced patient satisfaction, and increased length...
    Friday, March 13, 2015
  • BBC Radio 4's 'Today' news programme discusses new Cochrane evidence on hormone replacement therapy for postmenopausal women and its potential impact on cardiovascular disease and stroke (scroll to 2:07:45 to hear the story).
    Friday, March 13, 2015
  • Embargoed: 00.01 GMT: Tuesday 10th March 2015Press contact:Jo Anthony M +44(0) 7582 726 634 E janthony@cochrane.org or pressoffice@cochrane.orgEvelyn Martinez Senior Publicist, Wiley T +1 201 748 6358, E sciencenewsroom@wiley.comNew evidence published today in the Cochrane Library shows that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) does not protect...
    Tuesday, March 10, 2015
  • Embargoed: 00.01 GMT: Thursday March 5th, 2015Evelyn Martinez Senior Publicist, Wiley T +1 201 748 6358 E sciencenewsroom@wiley.comJo AnthonySenior Media and Communications Officer, Cochrane M +44(0) 7582 726 634 E janthony@cochrane.org or pressoffice@cochrane.orgA low-cost antiseptic used to cleanse the cord after birth  could help...
    Thursday, March 5, 2015
  • Osteoarthritis is a disease of the joints, commonly found in knees, hips, and hands. When the joint loses cartilage, the bone grows to try and repair the damage but this bone growth is abnormal and makes things worse. Osteoarthritis is one of the leading causes of disability as it is painful and affects physical function and ability to use the...
    Tuesday, March 3, 2015
  • New evidence helps health workers in the fight against EbolaEmbargoed: 00.01 GMT: Thursday 26th February 2015 Press contact: Jo AnthonyM+44(0) 7582 726 634E janthony@cochrane.org or pressoffice@cochrane.org   Watch a short film which accompanies this Cochrane Review and talks about applying the findings in relevant clinical settings.One year after...
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015
  • Time magazine cites a 2012 Cochrane Review in an article discussing foods which may help to lower blood pressure.
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015
  • Cochrane is pleased to announce the signing of a Partnership Agreement (PA) with the Campbell Collaboration, effective February 2015. The PA provides a framework for the two organizations to work more cooperatively and effectively together in a number of areas of common interest.Cochrane has had close ties with the Campbell Collaboration since...
    Monday, February 16, 2015
  • We are pleased to announce the publication of the first Cochrane-wide Priority Review List. The creation of this list represents the achievement of a key milestone for Target 1.1 Prioritisation, a part of Cochrane’s Strategy to 2020. In this target we set out a plan to identify about 200 Cochrane reviews, either new titles or reviews requiring...
    Friday, January 30, 2015

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