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  • Join Evidence-Based Mental Health to discuss 'Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy' on Friday 23rd October 2015 at 3pm BST. There will be a panel of speakers live on Google Hangout discussing the topic and viewers can tweet the event and send in questions using … Read more
  • ‘Freeze yourself fit!’ ‘Coolest new health craze!’ It seems that people can’t wait to get into a chiller and then share their freezer selfies on social media. Cryotherapy is on the up as the cool way to promote wellbeing, soothe overworked muscles and more. The Welsh rugby team, … Read more
  • Evidence-Based Mental Health (BMJ journal), Cochrane Common Mental Disorders and Cochrane UK teamed up to discuss the latest Cochrane evidence on ketamine in mood disorders on Google Hangout.
    Google Hangout is a live video stream which anyone can watch. We will have a panel of … Read more
  • Last week I had the opportunity to attend a Voice of Young Science (VoYS) workshop at Glasgow Caledonian University, focussing on peer review. Take a look at my review of the workshop for some of the hints & tips I learned on the day.
    VoYS is a branch of Sense About Science tailored … Read more
  • What can shared decision-making look like from the patient’s perspective? A treatment that is the best medical option may not be the best for the person’s life. In this guest blog, Rosalind talks about the treatment choices she faced when her Graves Disease symptoms returned and how she worked … Read more
  • Programme Support Officer - band 5Main area: UK Cochrane CentreGrade: band 5Contract: PermanentHours: 37.5 hours per weekJob ref: 321-NG-0334Site: Summertown, OxfordTown: OxfordSalary: £21,692 to £28,180 paClosing date: 16 October 2015 … Read more
  • Important new Cochrane review looking at portion size, packaging and tableware verus the amount we consume. We have produced a series of content to help disseminate the reviews findings. Please feel free to also share the content listed below:
    Click here to share our full size infographic on … Read more
  • This blog is written by Sarah Chapman, Cochrane UK's Knowledge Broker.
    Top 10 lists are everywhere, aren’t they? Today I even came across a list of ‘top 10 ways for making a great list’. But I have a top 10 list that is pretty special. It’s the culmination of a project in which people … Read more
  • When we think about the nutrients we need each day vitamins C, D and E, calcium and folate may be the first ones that spring to mind. What about iodine though?
    Iodine is a trace element naturally present in some foods, added to others, and available to buy as a dietary supplement. It’s an essential … Read more
  • Adopting probabilistic thinking and language that is powered by evidence and its validity is a hard transition from everyday life for anyone. There are many possible obstacles.
    The fundamentals – causality, randomness, probability – are not very intuitive or easy to understand or communicate … Read more
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