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  • Jess Hendon, Managing Editor Cochrane Common Mental Disorders reflects on the responsibility and challenges faced when using images to communicate mental health research findings, with practical insight from two graphic designers the Group have worked with Laura Evans, Creative Director, Nifty Fox Creative and freelance art director, graphic...
    February 7 2020
  • Join @Cochrane_CCMD and @CochraneUK  for a tweetchat on illustrating mental health topics, on Wednesday 12th February 2020 at 20.00 GMT (15.00 EST). Here’s what we’ll be discussing.On Friday 7th February, in a blog for our special series #YoungMindsMatter, Jess Hendon, Managing Editor of Cochrane Common Mental...
    February 4 2020
  • Launching a special series of blogs on children and young people’s mental health, #YoungMindsMatter, joint Co-ordinating Editors of Cochrane Common Mental Disorders (CCMD), Associate Professor Sarah Hetrick and Professor Rachel Churchill, introduce the CCMD Children and Young People satellite that is taking up the challenge of ensuring that the...
    February 4 2020
  • Depression is common after stroke yet often is not detected or inadequately treated.Review authors from Australia, Canada, Taiwan and the UK asked, "Do pharmacological treatments, non‐invasive brain stimulation, psychological treatments, or combination treatments reduce the proportion of people with depression or the extent of depressive symptoms...
    January 28 2020
  • In the first blog of our new special series on Evidently Cochrane: “Oh, really?” 12 things to help you question health advice, Cochrane UK’s Director, Professor Martin Burton, takes us from experts to evidence. You can find all of the blogs here and on Twitter using the hashtag #OhReally.
    January 27 2020
  • This January, we’re launching a new special series of blogs on Evidently Cochrane: “Oh, really?” 12 things to help you question health advice. Each blog will highlight something important to consider when you’re faced with health claims. You can find all of the blogs here and on Twitter using the hashtag #OhReally.Bombarded with...
    January 22 2020
  • What is Evidence-Based Medicine and why is it important when making decisions about our health? How can we find out if a treatment is effective and safe? Why is it important to look behind the headlines? We explore these questions, and more, in the video below. The content is aimed at sixth form students hoping to study medicine at university. It...
    January 20 2020
  • Sarah Chapman looks at two recent systematic reviews of the evidence on pet therapy for older people, including people with dementia, in care homes and day-care facilities.
    January 14 2020
  • In a blog for health professionals, Dr Ven Gee LIM, Cardiology Registrar reviews the latest Cochrane Systematic Review on ‘Transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis in people with low surgical risk’ by Kolkailah et al [1].A brief history summarising the developments in the treatment...
    January 10 2020
  • In a blog for health professionals, Dr Ven Gee LIM, Cardiology Registrar reviews the latest Cochrane Systematic Review on the role of ‘Beta-blockers for suspected or diagnosed acute myocardial infarction’ by Safi et al [1].The diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is dependent on the elevation of cardiac specific biomarkers such as...
    January 3 2020

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