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  • Patrick Fee is a Clinical Research Fellow and Specialty Registrar in Restorative Dentistry and leading author of an updated Cochrane Review on dental check-up frequency. In this blog for anyone wondering how often they should have a dental check-up, and primary care dentists, Patrick discusses the latest evidence and what it means in...
    April 16 2021
  • April 7 2021
  • "What are systematic reviews?"Thanks to a team of creative colleagues from Cochrane Consumers and Communication, we’re pleased to share a video resource which answers this question clearly and simply for people who may not be familiar with the concept of systematic reviews: what they are, how researchers prepare them, and why they’re an...
    April 7 2021
  • In this blog for anyone interested in rapid point-of-care tests for diagnosing COVID-19 infection, Jac Dinnes from University of Birmingham discusses her recently published Cochrane Review to help healthcare professionals and members of the public interpret the evidence for their accuracy.   Tests for diagnosing COVID-19...
    April 1 2021
  • In a blog for GPs and for people seeking help from their GPs (especially those who have or may have endometriosis), Lara Cowpe reflects upon her experiences with GPs during her endometriosis journey.This blog is the eighth in our #MyEndometriosisQuestion series running throughout March, with blogs about endometriosis and an invitation to...
    March 30 2021
  • In this blog for anyone considering surgery to treat pain associated with endometriosis, Dr Martin Hirsch, Consultant Gynaecologist, and Claire Barker, who had keyhole surgery for endometriosis in 2015, explore the benefits and risks and discuss important aspects to consider when thinking about undergoing surgery.This blog is the seventh in our...
    March 26 2021
  • In this blog for people with endometriosis, Claire Barker, who has been involved in endometriosis research as both a participant and a researcher, shares her experiences of using hormonal contraceptives for her endometriosis pain, and Dr Martin Hirsch, Locum Consultant Gynaecologist at Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital, discusses the...
    March 23 2021
  • In this blog for people living with a brain tumour, healthcare practitioners and anyone with an interest in brain tumours, Helen Bulbeck, Cochrane consumer representative and director of policy and services for brainstrust, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on brain tumours and reflects on what this special collection...
    March 17 2021
  • In this blog for people with endometriosis, Dr Mathew Leonardi, Surgeon and Sonologist at McMaster University and Dr James Duffy, Clinical Fellow at King’s Fertility, discuss the latest Cochrane evidence on the use of ultrasound to diagnose endometriosis. They both reflect on the current research evidence, latest developments in the use...
    March 12 2021
  • In this blog for women with endometriosis, Dr James Duffy, Clinical Fellow at King’s Fertility, discusses the latest Cochrane evidence on blood tests for diagnosing endometriosis. He reflects on the need to develop accurate blood tests, the current research evidence, and the potential of a blood test called CA125 for diagnosing...
    March 10 2021

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