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  • In this ‘Evidence for Everyday Health Choices’ blog for carers of young children Robert Walton, a general practitioner, looks at Cochrane evidence on antibiotics for children with ‘wet cough’ and what might help you decide what to do when your child has a cough that does not go away quickly.Jane’s had a fruity cough at night for the last few...
    December 13 2018
  • In this blog, Sarah Chapman looks at the Cochrane evidence for surgical and non-surgical treatments for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), so the background to one of several Cochrane Reviews on its treatment tells me, is a compressive neuropathic disorder at the level of the wrist. The median nerve is compressed in the...
    December 7 2018
  • Specifications:  Two years fixed-term contractSalary: Competitive Location: FlexibleWe are looking for eight Network Support Fellows to work with Cochrane’s global Networks.  The key role of the Network Support Fellow is to support the Networks in prioritization, gap analysis, quality and editorial processes...
    December 7 2018
  • This Special Collection of Cochrane Systematic Reviews brings together a large body of research on the accuracy of tests used to diagnose skin cancer.The suite of eleven reviews was led by Dr Jac Dinnes at the University of Birmingham and supported by the Cochrane Skin Group and a team of over 30 researchers and...
    December 7 2018
  • November 30 2018
  • In this blog for our Evidence for Everyday Health Choices series, Sarah Chapman looks at the Cochrane evidence for aspects of routine dental care. Something to smile about? Or are there big gaps…? “Are you afraid to laugh?” Goodall’s Dental Institute, 1912.Wellcome Collection.My grandmother used to tell the tale of when she was a schoolgirl,...
    November 29 2018
  • The Colloquium is Cochrane's annual flagship event, bringing people together from around the world to discuss research into important global health questions and to promote evidence-informed health care. This year, the Colloquium took place in Edinburgh, UK, in September and was hosted by Cochrane UK. Almost 1300 people from 57 countries attended...
    November 27 2018
  • Cochrane Crowd’s Community Engagement and Partnerships Manager Emily Steele, and Co-Leader Anna Noel-Storr blog about the benefits for students of getting involved with Cochrane Crowd, Cochrane’s citizen science platform.Student readers, do you realise that Cochrane’s citizen science platform Cochrane Crowd ...
    November 21 2018
  • Cochrane UK offer free interactive workshops to explore evidence-based medicine and how it informs medical practice and everyday health choices.Every day – on the internet, in conversations with friends and family, in the news – we’re exposed to numerous claims about health and health care (e.g. 'bacon causes cancer'). Claims may be biased,...
    November 19 2018
  • November is Prematurity Awareness Month and Cochrane UK’s Sarah Chapman shares new Cochrane evidence that omega-3 supplementation can reduce the risk of premature birth.Good news is always welcome and there is particularly good news, on the eve of World Prematurity Day, about dietary supplementation with omega-3. A Cochrane Review, published...
    November 16 2018

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