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  • In this guest blog, retired GP Richard Lehman writes of of the dearth of evidence on treatments for delusional disorder and hopes there may be an abundance of kindness, as illustrated by Cervantes in his tale of Don Quixote.The Oxford Lunatic Asylum opened in 1826, set in ten acres of fields and woods on Headington Hill among which the...
    March 18 2016
  • My interest in Evidence-Based Medicine/Healthcare/PracticeI have had a love for Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM), or Healthcare, or Practice – or whatever name is politically correct nowadays – since my second year of medicine, when I came to understand the importance of research.It was through learning about research and its importance that I...
    March 18 2016
  • This article was first published in The Practising Midwife (see links below), our partner journal for Evidence for Everyday Midwifery. It has been written in two parts; Sarah Chapman (Cochrane UK) first summarises the review and then Alys Einion (Associate Professor in Midwifery at Swansea University) reflects on the evidence...
    March 10 2016
  • To end the launch of our new series Evidence for Everyday Health Choices, which has also seen Eddie Izzard start his attempt to run 27 marathons on consecutive days for Sport Relief, we’ve looked at some Cochrane evidence that can help runners make choices about preventing and treating injuries.Ok, I admit it. There’s nothing everyday about...
    March 1 2016
  • It is with sadness that we write to inform the Cochrane community of the death of Andrew Herxheimer - doctor, writer, editor, lecturer, campaigner, colleague, teacher and friend. He was 90 years old. He was regarded with great affection by his friends and colleagues across the world. We offer condolences to Andrew’s family.Andrew was a clinical...
    February 24 2016
  • Cochrane UK runs four campaigns a year. Join our campaign communications mailing list to receive all campaign content to share with your networks. Emails will only be sent out just before each campaign is launched.To sign up, click here.You can also catch up on all our previous campaigns in our archive, here.
    February 19 2016
  • Launch week: 22nd - 26th February 2016Evidence for Everyday Health Choices (#EEHealthChoices) is our new series for anyone wanting trustworthy health evidence to help them make choices. This information can be hard to access. We’ll do lots of the work for you, giving you short summaries and letting you know where you can find out more if...
    February 16 2016
  • Trusted evidence. Informed decisions. Better health.Catch up with the latest news and events from Cochrane UK, our partners and funders. You can:get updates from our newsfeed through RSSfollow us on Twitter @CochraneUKFollow us on FacebookFollow us on Instagramlike our page on LinkedIncatch up on the latest blogshots through TumblrWe filter and...
    February 4 2016
  • Regulatory Data Workshop: reflections and experience from the Tamiflu and Relenza Cochrane review. (The use of regulatory information for research synthesis)Tuesday June 21st 2016 Radcliffe Observatory Quarter University of OxfordJournal publications of randomised controlled trials (“literature”) have so far formed the basis for evidence of...
    January 28 2016
  • Important new Cochrane review looking at portion size, packaging and tableware impacting the amount we consume. We have produced a series of content to help disseminate the reviews findings. Please feel free to also share the content listed below:Click here to share our full size infographic on Evidently Cochrane.You can download and share our 4...
    December 3 2015

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