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  • In this blog for women with endometriosis, Dr James Duffy, Clinical Fellow at King’s Fertility, discusses the latest Cochrane evidence on blood tests for diagnosing endometriosis. He reflects on the need to develop accurate blood tests, the current research evidence, and the potential of a blood test called CA125 for diagnosing...
    March 10 2021
  • Throughout March, which is Endometriosis Awareness Month, we are sharing blogs that include relevant Cochrane evidence and other information to help inform women’s decisions about endometriosis diagnosis and treatment. The series will also include live Question and Answer sessions on Twitter, and you are invited to submit questions...
    March 5 2021
  • Journal Club #10 – Tuesday 9th March 2021, 19:00-20:00 GMT.Chair: Kinseng Tong @kinsengtKinseng is a Core Surgical Trainee in the Wessex deanery. He graduated from Oxford University in 2018 and completed his foundation training in Cumbria. During his training he has developed an interest in evidence-based medicine and plastic surgery. He has...
    February 19 2021
  • In this blog for health professionals, Dr Rebecca Gould, Cochrane UK Fellow and Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar, summarises the recent changes in global and UK physical activity guidelines for adults and looks at some of the Cochrane evidence available.The last 18 months has seen updates to both the UK Chief Medical Officers’...
    February 19 2021
  • Cochrane is delighted to announce the awarding of a grant from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, to fund the continued development and enhancement of the Cochrane COVID-19 Study Register throughout 2021.Cochrane’s COVID-19 Study Register, launched in April 2020, is a curated collection for researchers to access all...
    February 11 2021
  • In this blog for pregnant women and the people involved in their care, Fiona Stewart, Cochrane Network Support Fellow, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence from a review she co-authored on antenatal corticosteroids for women at risk of preterm birth and how it links to the Cochrane logo.Back in 1982, Patricia Crowley published...
    February 5 2021
  • February 1 2021
  • In 2020, the UK’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) launched a 2-phase call inviting applications to establish Global Health Research Units and Global Health Research Groups. https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding/nihr-global-health-research-units/24739 and https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding/nihr-global-health-research-groups/24743.  UK...
    February 1 2021
  • In this blog for researchers and people interested in trials, Catherine Houghton, senior lecturer at the National University of Ireland Galway, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence in trial methodology and explores the factors that impact on recruitment to randomised trials.What factors influence a person’s decision to take part in a trial? In...
    January 29 2021
  • The past year has shown how important high quality evidence is. Cochrane create short simple summaries of Cochrane Reviews called Plain Language Summaries. These summaries are meant to be accessible by people around the world, so they can use them to make health care decisions. Cochrane would like your opinion on how to make these summaries easier...
    January 28 2021

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