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The Economist explores the placebo effect quoting relevant 2010 Cochrane Review
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 11:12
Economist explores placebo effect quoting relevant 2010 Cochrane Review

The Economist explores the placebo effect quoting the relevant 2010 Cochrane Review by Hróbjartsson and Gøtzsche.

The Guardian reports on the efforts to get access to unpublished trial reports from the EMA as reported in the BMJ
Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 12:24
Guardian on efforts to get access to unpublished trial reports from the EMA

The Guardian reports on the efforts of Cochrane contributors Peter Gøtzsche and Anders Jørgensen to get access to unpublished trial reports from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) as described in their BMJ article.

The BBC reports on new Cochrane evidence that selenium supplements cannot prevent cancer.
Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 10:36
BBC on new evidence that selenium supplements cannot prevent cancer

The BBC reports on new Cochrane evidence that selenium supplements cannot prevent cancer.

MedIndia reports on Cochrane evidence that pacifiers have little effect on breastfeeding in motivated women
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 - 12:41
MedIndia on evidence that pacifiers have little effect on breastfeeding

MedIndia reports on a recent Cochrane Review providing evidence that pacifiers have little effect on breastfeeding in motivated women.

Cochrane colleague Prathap Tharyan writes about India's purchase of a national provision for The Cochrane Library in The Hindu
Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 10:06
Prathap Tharyan writes about India's new national provision in The Hindu

Prathap Tharyan, Director of the South Asian Cochrane Network & Centre, writes about India's purchase of a national provision for The Cochrane Library in The Hindu.

Médecins Sans Frontières reports on PLoS on WHO updating its malaria treatment guidelines in repsonse to new Cochrane evidence for artesunate
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 11:02
MSF reports on WHO malaria treatment guidelines and new evidence for artesunate

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) reports on the PLoS Medicine Community Blog that the WHO has updated its malaria treatment guidelines in response to new Cochrane evidence showing artesunate to be more effective than quinine for treating severe malaria.

In his personal investigation of statins, a writer for The Independent (UK) finds the relevant Cochrane evidence.
Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 15:37
Investigating statins, an Independent writer finds relevant Cochrane evidence.

"Am I heading for a heart attack?" In his personal investigation of statins, a writer for The Independent (UK) finds the relevant Cochrane evidence.

Irish Medical Times reports on two new Cochrane reviews
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 15:30
Irish Medical Times reports on two new Cochrane reviews
ABC7 Eyewitness News discusses Cochrane evidence for epinephrine inhalers as effective treatment for croup
Thursday, March 24, 2011 - 12:13
ABC7 Eyewitness News discusses epinephrine inhalers as treatment for croup

An ABC7 Eyewitness News clip discusses epinephrine inhalers as an effective treatment for children with croup based on recent Cochrane evidence.

TIME discusses new Cochrane Review assessing which statistical format for presenting risks and risk reductions best serves consumers and medical staff
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 12:21
TIME discusses Cochrane Review assessing best format for presenting risks

TIME discusses a new Cochrane Review assessing which statistical format for presenting risks and risk reductions best serves consumers and medical staff.


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