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  • Press release Embargoed: 00.01 BST: Thursday, 16 April 2015Press contact:  Evelyn Martinez Senior Publicist, WileyT +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.orgChildren who are taught about preventing sexual abuse at...
    Thursday, April 16, 2015
  • On 14 April 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a new statement outlining its position on public disclosure of clinical trial results. In an essay published in PLoS Medicine to coincide with the release of the position paper, a WHO author team describes the statement as a “[re-affirmation of] the ethical imperative of clinical...
    Tuesday, April 14, 2015
  • Good implementation key in feeding programmes for young children in low- and middle-income countries.Receiving the proper nutrients is particularly important in the period between birth and three years, when children are experiencing rapid growth. Although it is sometimes difficult to disentangle the effects of deprivations that children living in...
    Tuesday, March 31, 2015
  • Press releaseEmbargoed: 00.01 GMT: Thursday, March 26, 2015Evelyn Martinez Senior Publicist, WileyT +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 evidence to show...
    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 of...
    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 AnthonyM +44(0) 7582 726 634 E janthony@cochrane.org or pressoffice@cochrane.orgEvelyn Martinez Senior Publicist, WileyT +1 201 748 6358, E sciencenewsroom@wiley.comNew evidence published today in the Cochrane Library shows that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) does not protect post-...
    Tuesday, March 10, 2015
  • Embargoed: 00.01 GMT: Thursday March 5th, 2015Evelyn Martinez Senior Publicist, WileyT +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 reduce infant...
    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

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