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CMAJ reports on Cochrane Canada funding situation
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 12:09
CMAJ reports on Cochrane Canada funding situation

CMAJ, the journal of the Canadian Medical Association, reports on the recent decision by the Canadian Institute of Health Research not to renew funding for Cochrane activity in Canada after September 2015.

Australia’s The Age newspaper cites multiple Cochrane Reviews in an analysis of complementary medicine and available evidence
Monday, June 1, 2015 - 09:31
Australia’s The Age newspaper cites multiple Cochrane Reviews in an analysis of

Australia’s The Age newspaper cites multiple Cochrane Reviews in an analysis of complementary medicine and available evidence.

Medical News Today highlights new Cochrane evidence on xylitol and tooth decay
Friday, April 17, 2015 - 05:17
Medical News Today highlights new Cochrane evidence on xylitol and tooth decay

Medical News Today, an online health news service based in the UK and Taiwan, presents evidence from a new Cochrane Review which indicates that the effectiveness of natural sweetener Xylitol in preventing tooth decay remains unproven.

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".


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