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Research prioritisation: young people driving the mental health research agenda

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 11:05

A blog about the benefits and practicalities of engaging with young people in the process of undertaking child and youth mental health research.

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Picturing mental health: what sort of images are the right ones?

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 09:45

A blog about responsibility and challenges when using images to communicate mental health research.

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Illustrating mental health topics: how can we do this well? A Cochrane tweetchat

Tue, 02/04/2020 - 14:03

Join @CochraneUK and @Cochrane_CCMD for a tweetchat on illustrating mental health topics, on Wednesday 12th February 2020

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Young Minds Matter: towards better evidence – a special Cochrane blog series

Tue, 02/04/2020 - 13:02

Introducing a special series of blogs on children and young people’s mental health, #YoungMindsMatter, and the Cochrane Common Mental Disorders Children and Young People Satellite

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Outdoor air pollution: determining individual-level actions to reduce exposure

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 15:41

Hariklia Nguyen and Sadia Janjua blog about the need for evidence behind advice on things individuals might do to reduce exposure to air pollution

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Expert opinion is not always right

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 12:23

Expert advice isn’t always right or based on careful consideration of the best evidence.
In the first blog of our new special series '“Oh, really?” 12 things to help you question health advice', Cochrane UK's Director, Professor Martin Burton, takes us from experts to evidence.

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“Oh, really?” 12 things to help you question health advice

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 11:28

Introducing a new special series of blogs on Evidently Cochrane: “Oh, really?” Twelve things to help you question health advice. In 2020, we're publishing one blog each month, offering 12 things to help you question health advice. The series is based on a list of ‘Key Concepts’ developed by the Informed Health Choice project team.

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Pet therapy for older people in care homes: what’s the evidence?

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 12:35

Sarah Chapman blogs some recent evidence on pet therapy

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New baby: fads, fashions and evidence for new parents

Thu, 01/02/2020 - 12:13

In a blog for people expecting or caring for a new baby, Sarah Chapman looks at some common concerns and tackles fads, fashions and evidence!

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Evidently Cochrane: reflecting on the year and looking ahead

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 10:02

Sarah Chapman looks at some highlights on Evidently Cochrane in 2019 and some changes.

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Follow-up care for adults after being treated for cancer: what does the evidence say?

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 12:38

After being treated for cancer, most people will receive follow-up care. In this interview, one of the authors of a Cochrane Review looking at different types of follow-up strategies, Beverley Lim Høeg from the Danish Cancer Society Research Center, explains what the evidence says.

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The power of the picture: opportunity and responsibility when illustrating health topics

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 11:32

Sarah Chapman reflects on conversations in Cochrane and beyond about images used to illustrate heath topics.

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Prostate biopsy: targeting cancer that matters

Thu, 11/28/2019 - 09:46

A blog for men making decisions about prostate biopsy.

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Speaking with your healthcare provider about treatment decisions: Q&A with a former GP

Fri, 11/22/2019 - 09:29

In this question & answer session, Lynda Ware a former GP and Senior Fellow in General Practice at Cochrane UK, talks about Cochrane, Evidence-Based Medicine and speaking with your healthcare provider about treatment decisions.

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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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