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  • To all Cochrane authors:We would like to invite you to take part in a study on the editing process of Cochrane Plain Language Summaries. This study is being conducted by Alessandra Rossetti and Dr Silvia Rodríguez Vázquez, under the supervision of Dr Sharon O’Brien (Dublin City University, Ireland)  and within the framework of the European...
    April 13 2017
  • The following funding opportunities are available from the NIHREfficacy and Mechanism Evaluation Programme An NIHR and MRC Partnership 17/35 Mechanisms of action of health interventions 17/37 Interventions to slow the progression of chronic kidney disease 17/38 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 17/39 Intraoperative imaging for oncological...
    April 11 2017
  • This is an excerpt of an article published on Evidently Cochrane.Vaginismus is common. In the UK, it affects 1 in 500 women. In this blog, Cochrane author Tamara Melnik and psychotherapist Oswaldo M. Rodrigues Jnr look at the problems vaginismus can cause, at the poor evidence-base for  treatments, and what needs to change.Valeria’s...
    April 7 2017
  • Evidence published in the BMJ suggests that tweeting out links to Cochrane Reviews increases ‘product placement’ of evidence, which has the potential to then influence care. Members of the Cochrane Schizophrenia Groupconducted a randomized controlled trial to see whether sharing Cochrane Reviews on Weibo and Twitter affects...
    April 7 2017
  • This is an excerpt of an article published on Evidently Cochrane.In this blog for our special series The Problem With Sex, pelvic physiotherapist and comedian Elaine Miller @GussieGrips pulls back the covers and shines a torch on health, research, and asking about your sex life Adult humans are sexual beings and have the...
    April 6 2017
  • This is an excerpt of a blog published on Evidently Cochrane.In a blog for our special series on The Problem With Sex, researcher and nurse Tracie Miles, author of a Cochrane review on vaginal dilator therapy after pelvic radiotherapy, writes about sex, science and what happens when we listen to women.So there I am, a...
    April 4 2017
  • This is an excerpt of a blog published on Evidently Cochrane.In a blog for our special series The Problem With Sex, trainee paediatrician and Cochrane Fellow, Rufaro Ndokera (@NdokeraR), asked five trainee doctors to share their experiences of talking with patients about sex. Problems with sex are not a common theme of office water...
    March 31 2017
  • This is an excerpt of a blog originally published on Evidently Cochrane.Asking people with lived experience to participate in research is essential if research is to be relevant and useful. @sally_crowe describes what happened at a workshop to discuss which treatment outcomes matter most to people living with chronic pelvic pain....
    March 30 2017
  • This is an excerpt of a blog published on Evidently Cochrane.In this blog for respiratory healthcare professionals, Asthma UK’s in-house GP Dr Andy Whittamore explores how encouraging patients to talk about their love lives could result in better asthma self-care and flags the need for more ‘people-shaped’ research.We know that 5.4 million people...
    March 28 2017
  • This is an excerpt of a blog published on Evidently Cochrane.In this blog, Bridget Candy & Louise Jones, authors of a Cochrane review on sexual problems in women after cancer treatment,  discuss why this matters, what might help, and what we need to know about treatments.In a relationship?  Not interested at the...
    March 27 2017

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