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BBC Radio 4 cites new Cochrane Evidence
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 08:44
BBC Radio 4 cites new Cochrane Evidence

BBC Radio 4's 'Today' news programme discusses new Cochrane evidence on hormone replacement therapy for postmenopausal women and its potential impact on cardiovascular disease and stroke (scroll to 2:07:45 to hear the story).

Time magazine cites Cochrane evidence in a story on lowering blood pressure
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 12:16
Time magazine cites Cochrane evidence in a story on lowering blood pressure

Time magazine cites a 2012 Cochrane Review in an article discussing foods which may help to lower blood pressure.

News Medical online interviews Cochrane author
Monday, February 16, 2015 - 14:27
News Medical online interviews Cochrane author

News Medical, an online, open-access medical information provider, interviews Cochrane author Professor Peter Hajek on his recent review of electronic cigarettes and quitting smoking.

New York Times op-ed considers value of annual check-ups, cites Cochrane evidence
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 11:02
New York Times op-ed considers value of annual check-ups, cites Cochrane evidenc

A New York Times opinion piece on the value of routine general health visits cites a 2012 Cochrane Review which found no evidence to support the practice.

Japan Times profiles evidence-based medicine, senior Cochrane contributor
Monday, January 5, 2015 - 23:11
Pediatrician advocates use of ‘evidence-based medicine’ in Japan

The Japan Times profiles Rintaro Mori, Co-Director of the Japan Cochrane Branch, in a piece about evidence-based medicine's role in supporting provision effective and efficient health care.

China Daily reports on US flu vaccine, cites Cochrane Tamiflu evidence
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 14:38
China Daily reports on US flu vaccine, cites Cochrane Tamiflu evidence

China Daily news service, reporting on the US Centers for Disease Control advisory that the flu vaccine circulated for the 2014-15 season may not be a good match for strains currently circulating in the United States, cites Cochrane evidence questioning the effectiveness of antiviral medications as a flu treatment.

Canadian columnist discusses midwifery in Canada, cites Cochrane Review
Friday, November 21, 2014 - 12:46
Canadian columnist discusses midwifery in Canada, cites Cochrane Review

An opinion column syndicated in multiple Canadian newspapers considers the state of midwifery in Canada and cites a Cochrane Review which "confirms the safety and efficacy of midwife led care".

Newsweek investigates the ongoing debate over increasing public access to clinical trial data
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 03:49
Newsweek investigates the ongoing debate over increasing public access to clinic

In its 13 November cover story, "Bad Medicine", Newsweek conducts an in-depth investigation into the ongoing debate around publication of clinical trial results, increasing public access to research data, and Cochrane's work in making comprehensive health evidence accessible.

Guardian cites new Cochrane antibiotics evidence
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 03:48
Guardian cites new Cochrane antibiotics evidence

The Guardian (UK) discusses new Cochrane evidence which indicates that quick blood tests administered by GPs may be effective in limiting unnecessary prescription of antibiotics.

New York Times discusses Cochrane Review of epidurals for women in labour
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 07:10
New York Times discusses Cochrane Review of epidurals for women in labour

The New York Times' 'Well' blog discusses the recent Cochrane Review of epidurals for women in labour, which found no clinically significant differences between early and late administration.


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