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  • Lead author ‘Interventions for increasing the use of shared decision making by healthcare professionals’ discusses Cochrane Review
    A Q&A with the lead author, France LégaréLead author, France Légaré, recently published the Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care review ‘Interventions for increasing the use of shared decision making by healthcare professionals’ in the Cochrane Library. Shared decision making is a promising approach for preference-sensitive...
    20 July 2018
  • Help us curate and deliver health evidence
    Cochrane Crowd is an online citizen science platform that enables anyone with an interest in health to contribute to health evidence. Our volunteers make it easier for health researchers to find the latest, high-quality evidence on what treatments work and don’t work. This means health practitioners can more easily access current evidence to...
    19 July 2018
  • Canada
    The Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics at the University of British Columbia in Canada seeks applications for a full-time Research Associate in the Therapeutics Section.The successful candidate will lead and conduct a complex systematic review, synthesizing research evidence on the effects of regulatory safety advisories...
    18 July 2018
  • Media coverage of new Cochrane Review of Cochrane Review on omega-3 fatty acids
    New evidence published today shows there is little or no effect of omega 3 supplements on our risk of experiencing heart disease, stroke or death. Below is a round-up for some of the media coverage. Fishy findings: Cochrane review finds omega-3 supplements don't help hearts on ScimexOmega 3 Fish Oil Supplements: Probably Not Worth It on CoachOmega...
    18 July 2018
  • Scientific expert reaction to  Cochrane Review on omega-3 fatty acids
    New evidence published today in the Cochrane Library shows that there is little or no effect of omega 3 supplements on our risk of experiencing heart disease, stroke or death. Below is a Science Media Centre roundup of third-party expert reaction to this review.

    Prof Tim Chico, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Honorary...
    18 July 2018
  • ew Cochrane health evidence challenges belief that omega 3 supplements reduce risk of heart disease, stroke or death
    New evidence published today shows there is little or no effect of omega 3 supplements on our risk of experiencing heart disease, stroke or death. Omega 3 is a type of fat. Small amounts of omega 3 fats are essential for good health, and they can be found in the food that we eat. The main types of omega 3 fatty acids are; alpha­linolenic acid (ALA...
    18 July 2018
  • The Cochrane Library
    The Cochrane Library App presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library in a convenient, easy to navigate format which provides you with relevant, accessible research, when you need it, from the world’s leading experts in evidence-informed health care.All content in the app is free and new issues will download regularly.Download...
    18 July 2018
  • Featured Review: Nurses as substitutes for doctors in primary care
    Delivery of primary healthcare services by nurses instead of doctors probably leads to similar or better patient health and higher patient satisfactionCurrent and anticipated problems such as ageing, increased prevalence of chronic conditions and multi-morbidity, increased emphasis on healthy lifestyle and prevention, and efforts to move care from...
    16 July 2018
  • Find out more about what we have planned for the 2018 Colloquium  in Edinburgh
    Find out more about what we have planned for the 2018 Colloquium  in EdinburghCochrane UK is delighted to be hosting the 25th Cochrane Colloquium, at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre in Scotland, from 16th to 18th September 2018.We have given the Colloquium the title ‘Cochrane for all – better evidence for better health decisions’.  ...
    13 July 2018
  • Editor-in-Chief of JAMA Internal Medicine Dr Rita Redberg joins host Ray Moynihan on Cochrane Australia's podcast
    This week influential Editor-in-Chief of JAMA Internal Medicine Dr Rita Redberg joins host Ray Moynihan on Cochrane Australia's podcast The Recommended Dose to share a wide ranging conversation on all things health. A Professor at the University of California San Francisco and high profile contributor to The Washington Post and New York Times,...
    12 July 2018

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