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  • 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
  • (1925-2016)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...
    February 24 2016
  • Have a look at this wonderful infographic from Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth by Helen West. It discusses the evidence around turning unborn babies at the end of pregnancy. Click here to read the full blog on Visually Cochrane.
    February 19 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
  • The latest issue of the Cochrane iPad app containing highlights from the January issue of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews was published today, Friday 12th February. Highlights from January include ‘Motor control exercise for chronic non-specific low-back pain’ in easy to read abridged format.The app is freely available from...
    February 12 2016
  • When I read the newly updated Cochrane review about discharge planning, a memory was stirred about my nursing Finals and answering a question on this aspect of care. I still have the exam papers and, yes, there it is. The question is one of several about an anxious ‘Mr Levin’, who has been told he can go home in four days’ time, and asks...
    February 12 2016
  • Once people finish having their teeth straightened with orthodontic braces, the teeth will tend to get crooked again. Orthodontists try to prevent this by using different retention procedures. Retention procedures can include either wearing retainers, which fit over or around teeth, or stick onto the back of teeth, or by using something called ‘...
    February 8 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 Facebooklike our page on LinkedIncatch up on the latest blogshots through Tumblrand get the latest information from...
    February 4 2016
  • I’m guessing this news, and it IS news today, isn’t going to startle you. Smoking’s bad for us, whether we’re choosing to do it or getting second-hand smoke from others who do. Laws restricting where we can smoke were intended to reduce the harms of passive smoking and today Cochrane has published the most robust evidence yet indicating that they...
    February 4 2016

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