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  • In a blog for health professionals, Cardiology Registrar Dr Ven Gee LIM reviews the latest evidence surrounding the new generation anti-diabetic agent Sodium Glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors. SGLT2 inhibitors were one of the drugs included in the 2018 Cochrane Systematic Review: Insulin and glucose-lowering agents for treating...
    December 16 2019
  • After being treated for cancer, most people will receive follow-up care. In this interview, the lead author of a Cochrane Review looking at different types of follow-up strategies for adults after cancer treatment, Beverley Lim Høeg from the Danish Cancer Society Research Center, explains what the evidence says.Beverley Lim Høeg, of...
    December 13 2019
  • On Saturday 7th December, Cochrane UK presented at the ‘Dr.eam Junior’ conference at the University of Birmingham Medical School. This free one-day event is for Year 12 pupils from state schools throughout the West Midlands who are hoping to study medicine. The day aims to boost the students’ chances of a successful application.The annual event is...
    December 10 2019
  • Karla Soares-Weiser, Cochrane Library’s Editor in Chief, outlined a new conflict of interest policy that is forthcoming in 2020 in a BMJ opinion piece. Cochrane is committed to independence, transparency, and integrity in healthcare research and minimizing the impact of conflicts of interest in the conduct of Cochrane Reviews. This commitment...
    December 9 2019
  • Sarah Chapman reflects on conversations in Cochrane and beyond about choosing images to illustrate heath topics.
    December 5 2019
  • On 29th November, we welcomed eighteen trainees to the Cochrane UK office for a training day featuring talks and workshops. The attendees were members of the Cochrane UK Trainee Advisory Group (CUKI-TAG), who each also invited a colleague to attend. The CUKI-TAG is a group of UK qualified junior doctors and dentists, launched in 2015 in order...
    December 4 2019
  • In this blog for men making decisions about having a prostate biopsy, Fransisco Lopez and Alastair Lamb talk about benefits, harms and targeting the cancer that matters.
    November 28 2019
  • Dr David Sackett was an originator of clinical epidemiology and evidence-based medicine. He contributed extensively to the development of research methods through his books and published articles, as well as through education and lectures at McMaster and around the world. Notably he turned clinical research into a scientifically sound and...
    November 27 2019
  • In this question & answer session, Lynda Ware a former GP and Senior Fellow in General Practice at Cochrane UK, talks about Cochrane, Evidence-Based Medicine and speaking with your healthcare provider about treatment decisions.
    November 26 2019
  • Interview with review author Beverley Lim Høeg, from the Danish Cancer Society Research CenterWhat is the aim of this review?More and more people are surviving cancer and receiving follow-up care. The aim of this review was to compare the effectiveness of different types of follow-up care after completion of cancer treatment on the...
    November 26 2019

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