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  • In this blog for people with normal or high blood pressure (hypertension), Dr Rebecca Gould, Cochrane UK Fellow and Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on walking for lowering blood pressure and explores the role of walking in the prevention and treatment of high blood pressure. (...
    May 14 2021
  • Evidently Cochrane is Cochrane UK’s blog site, which aims to make Cochrane evidence really accessible, and to encourage discussion about it, through blogs which usually feature new or updated Cochrane Reviews on health topics.What do readers get from Evidently Cochrane blogs and how could they be made more useful? To address these questions,...
    April 30 2021
  • April 23 2021
  • 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

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