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  • World Asthma Day 2016For World Asthma Day, we have produced this special collection of our asthma blogs and blogshots to inform patients and healthcare professionals of the latest Cochrane evidence.Help share the evidence on social media using #WorldAsthmaDay !BlogsYoga helps my asthma: Julie’s story and new Cochrane evidence Are long-acting...
    May 3 2016
  • The NIHR has announced new funding opportunities in the following areas:Public Health Research Programme16/39 - Mid-life and physical exercise16/40 - Preventing road injuries16/41 - Sedentary behaviour16/50 - Sun exposureFind out more hereHealth Services and Delivery Research Programme16/52 - Researcher-led (standard)16/53 - Researcher-led (...
    April 27 2016
  • Edge Hill University have posted the following job advertisment. Faculty of Health & Social CareLocation: OrmskirkSalary: £28,982 to £31,656 per annumFixed Term for 12 months in first instancePost Type: Part TimeHours Per Week: 21.75Closing Date: Wednesday 25 May 2016Interview Date: ...
    April 27 2016
  • This is a republished Evidently Cochrane  guest blog from Julie Wood, who has asthma, practices yoga and is the Head of Communication and External Affairs for Cochrane.New Cochrane evidence shows yoga may have benefits for people with asthmaI am not at all surprised that the Cochrane evidence out today showed that yoga may be beneficial...
    April 27 2016
  • A new Cochrane Review, published in the Cochrane Library today, suggests that yoga may have a beneficial effect on symptoms and quality of life in people with asthma, but effects on lung function and medication use are uncertain.Asthma is a common chronic disease affecting about 300 million people worldwide. The many typical symptoms of...
    April 27 2016
  • The CRSU supports and encourages successful delivery of complex reviews of importance to the NHS, whilst building capacity and capability within the research community through the support given.It aims to provide flexible, timely and appropriate response to specific requests, to support successful delivery of the complex reviews and to ...
    April 26 2016
  • This blog has been republished in full with permission from Students 4 Best Evidence“There’s a story behind every person. There’s a reason why they’re the way they are.”(Unknown)Yes, and there’s a story behind every diagnostic threshold, too.Thanks to these stories, we can become aware of the relevant evidence and, of course, the reasons...
    April 26 2016
  • This blog was originally published on Evidently Cochrane. Read the full archive here.Stop and think for a moment about the drinks you’ve had today, or this week (let’s stick with the non-alcoholic variety). You’ve probably chosen what to have and when; picked out a favourite mug, cup or glass; made drinks for yourself and for others; enjoyed a...
    April 22 2016
  • Guest post by Kevin Pottie, Associate Professor in Family Medicine and Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, CanadaA new Cochrane Library Special Collection, developed in conjunction with Evidence Aid, brings together Cochrane Reviews addressing health conditions relevant to refugees and asylum seekers.Migrant health...
    April 20 2016
  • In this guest blog, Lynda Ware, Senior Fellow in General Practice for Cochrane UK, looks at a new Cochrane review on treatments for vulval intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN) and Susan Cooper, Consultant Dermatologist, gives an expert commentary on the evidence and its application to practice.Vulval intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN) is a...
    April 15 2016

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