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  • Join @Cochrane_CCMD and @CochraneUK  for a tweetchat on illustrating mental health topics, on Wednesday 12th February 2020 at 20.00 GMT (15.00 EST). Here’s what we’ll be discussing.On Friday 7th February, in a blog for our special series #YoungMindsMatter, Jess Hendon, Managing Editor of Cochrane Common Mental...
    February 4 2020
  • Launching a special series of blogs on children and young people’s mental health, #YoungMindsMatter, joint Co-ordinating Editors of Cochrane Common Mental Disorders (CCMD), Associate Professor Sarah Hetrick and Professor Rachel Churchill, introduce the CCMD Children and Young People satellite that is taking up the challenge of ensuring that the...
    February 4 2020
  • Depression is common after stroke yet often is not detected or inadequately treated.Review authors from Australia, Canada, Taiwan and the UK asked, "Do pharmacological treatments, non‐invasive brain stimulation, psychological treatments, or combination treatments reduce the proportion of people with depression or the extent of depressive symptoms...
    January 28 2020
  • In the first blog of our new special series on Evidently Cochrane: “Oh, really?” 12 things to help you question health advice, Cochrane UK’s Director, Professor Martin Burton, takes us from experts to evidence. You can find all of the blogs here and on Twitter using the hashtag #OhReally.
    January 27 2020
  • This January, we’re launching a new special series of blogs on Evidently Cochrane: “Oh, really?” 12 things to help you question health advice. Each blog will highlight something important to consider when you’re faced with health claims. You can find all of the blogs here and on Twitter using the hashtag #OhReally.Bombarded with...
    January 22 2020
  • Sarah Chapman looks at two recent systematic reviews of the evidence on pet therapy for older people, including people with dementia, in care homes and day-care facilities.
    January 14 2020
  • In a blog for health professionals, Dr Ven Gee LIM, Cardiology Registrar reviews the latest Cochrane Systematic Review on ‘Transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis in people with low surgical risk’ by Kolkailah et al [1].A brief history summarising the developments in the treatment...
    January 10 2020
  • In a blog for health professionals, Dr Ven Gee LIM, Cardiology Registrar reviews the latest Cochrane Systematic Review on the role of ‘Beta-blockers for suspected or diagnosed acute myocardial infarction’ by Safi et al [1].The diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is dependent on the elevation of cardiac specific biomarkers such as...
    January 3 2020
  • In a blog for people expecting or caring for a new baby, Sarah Chapman looks at some common concerns and tackles fads, fashions and hard evidence!
    January 2 2020
  • Cochrane UK is delighted to have been awarded a Bronze Employer Award by Science Oxford, a charitable organization that aims to encourage the pursuit of careers within the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields. The award comes after Lynda Ware, a former GP and one of Cochrane UK’s Senior Fellows in...
    January 2 2020

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