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Pain in the prostate: can medicines help?

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 15:19

Robert Walton blogs the latest Cochrane evidence on drugs for treating chronic prostatitis

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A guide to blogging for Evidently Cochrane

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 10:48

We have a new guide for individuals blogging for Evidently Cochrane, updated in November 2019.

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No more neurosurgery for unruptured brain AVMs?

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 15:40

A blog for people with arterio-venous malformations (AVMs) on Cochrane evidence to inform their decisions about treatment.

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Fluid resuscitation: evidence-based solutions?

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 14:42

In a blog for health professionals, Kinseng Tong looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on intravenous fluid resuscitation.

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What is the best way to stop smoking?

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 10:11

Robert Walton blogs about the Cochrane evidence on how best to stop smoking

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Suicide prevention: towards better evidence

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 13:34

In this blog for World Mental Health Day 2019, Jessica Hendon, the Managing Editor of Cochrane Common Mental Disorders Group (CCMD), highlights the group's ongoing work to bring together the best evidence on suicide prevention and self-harm.

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Psoriasis: can changing your lifestyle help?

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 10:43

Can lifestyle changes improve psoriasis?

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Teaching evidence-based medicine (EBM) in schools

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 15:17

Cochrane UK run talks and workshops in secondary schools, teaching evidence-based medicine (EBM) and critical thinking for years 9-13.

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Dementia diagnosis: a decade of evidence

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 11:19

Dr Terry Quinn, the coordinating editor of Cochrane Dementia, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence around testing for dementia

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Eczema research: have we done more than scratched the surface?

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 10:12

What progress has been made in tackling eczema research priorities?

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Cutting down on sugary drinks: what works best?

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 09:43

A blog on Cochrane evidence on interventions to reduce the consumption of sugary drinks.

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The third stage of labour: active or expectant management of care?

Thu, 08/29/2019 - 09:30

In a blog for midwives, Linda Biesty looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on managing the third stage of labour.

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Vitamin D supplements in pregnancy: what’s the latest evidence?

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 08:35

In this blog for pregnant women, Emily Carter, Cochrane UK Fellow and Obstetrics and Gynaecology Registrar, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on Vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy and how it may help reduce risks for mums and babies in the UK. What we already know Vitamin D forms from sunlight on the skin and is […]

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What helps women to quit smoking while pregnant?

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 10:16

Cochrane authors Jonathan Livingstone-Banks and Catherine Chamberlain look at the evidence on what can help women quit smoking in pregnancy.

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Implementing continuous support for women during labour and childbirth

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 08:31

Meghan Bohren revisits the evidence on continuous support for women during labour and childbirth and reflects on what can affect the implementation of labour companionship.

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Skin cancer: should the UK start screening for it?

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 09:05

Emma Plugge asks whether screening the general population for malignant melanoma, a type of skin cancer, is likely to be of benefit.

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Implementing midwife-led continuity models of care and what do we still need to find out?

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 14:17

This blog for our Maternity Matters series looks at evidence and practice on midwife-led continuity of care.

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Pregnancy after stillbirth: experience and evidence gaps

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 09:12

Susannah Hopkins Leisher shares her experience of the trauma of stillbirth and impact on subsequent pregnancies and, with researcher Aleena Wojcieszek, looks at gaps in the evidence on how to care for such women and their families.

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The People’s Trial: your chance to be a scientist in a fun online trial

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 08:33

Want to be part of a bold new project, a public-led fun online clinical trial? Here it is - The People's Trial.

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Recurrent miscarriage and early pregnancy: learning from women’s experiences

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 09:33

Sarah Bailey blogs about learning from women's experiences of early pregnancy after recurrent miscarriage to develop better support services.

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