The Economist reports on the problem of unpublished clinical trial data, and efforts to make all trials available.
28 七月 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 七月 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 七月 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 七月 2015
Is there a drug to improve tiredness, weakness, and lack of energy in advanced diseases?
In healthy individuals, fatigue is a protective response to physical or mental stress, often relieved by rest. By contrast, in palliative care patients' fatigue can be severely debilitating and is often not counteracted with rest, thereby impacting daily...
13 七月 2015
Embargoed: 00.01 BST, Wednesday 1 July 2015Press contact: Jo Anthony
M+44(0) 7582 726 634+44(0) 7582 726 634E firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.comA new Cochrane systematic review published today of surgery for stress urinary incontinence makes an important contribution to an ongoing debate and will help women to make more...
30 六月 2015
Which treatments are effective for rosacea?Rosacea is a common chronic skin condition affecting the face, characterized by flushing, redness, pimples, and dilated blood vessels. Inflammation of the eyes and thickening of the skin, especially of the nose, can occur in some people. Although the cause of rosacea remains unclear, a wide variety of...
15 六月 2015
Evidence shows that gels, creams, and sprays are effective in providing pain relief and identifies which one works best.Acute musculoskeletal pain describes conditions like a sprained ankle or a muscle pull. These usually get better over two or three weeks without treatment, but can be very painful while they last. Topical non-steroidal anti-...
15 六月 2015
Embargoed: 00.01 BST: Thursday, 11 June 2015Press contact:Evelyn Martinez
Senior Publicist, Wiley
T +1 201 748 6358+1 201 748 6358, E firstname.lastname@example.orgJo Anthony
Senior Media and Communications Officer, Cochrane
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10 六月 2015
Can pharmacological and mental health interventions reduce drug use and criminal activity among drug-using offenders?Offenders with co-occurring mental health or drug-use problems demonstrate significant subsequent health problems and make rehabilitation particularly challenging. The link between drug use, health, social and criminological...
2 六月 2015