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2012-09-19 16:01:34

A new Cochrane Review concludes that all countries should consider establishing proper home birth services.

2012-01-18 12:58:11

Incomplete availability of data has hampered a thorough assessment of the evidence for using the anti-influenza drug oseltamivir, a Cochrane Review has found.

2010-06-16 13:20:51

There is no evidence that the common practice of giving patients oxygen to inhale during a heart attack is beneficial, according to a new Cochrane Systematic Review.

2009-10-07 11:22:34

Rapid viral diagnosis tests for respiratory diseases in children who arrive in emergency departments have the potential to reduce pressures on health systems by enabling doctors to reach a quicker diagnosis, according to Cochrane Researchers. However, they say larger trials are needed to confirm this finding.

2009-02-20 13:34:51

But a systematic review of the literature for high-quality scientific trials published in the February issue of The Spine Journal finds exercise in workplace and community settings effective in preventing new episodes of low-back problems.

2009-01-26 08:42:23

The media are often blamed for only reporting on bad news. But in the world of medical news, the opposite may be true.

2009-01-26 08:38:32

New research shows the cure to your next headache could come from a needle…not a pill!

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2008-10-08 13:15:00

Scientists reported on Wednesday that the common herb St. John’s Wort could be useful as a treatment of major depression.

2008-09-30 21:00:33

Amgen Inc., (NASDAQ: AMGN) announced it has received a summary of preliminary results from the Cochrane Collaboration's independent meta-analysis of patient-level data from previously conducted, randomized, controlled, clinical studies evaluating erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) in cancer patients.

2008-09-19 03:00:13

By Kim, Caron R Free, Caroline CONTEXT: Peer-led interventions have become a popular method of providing sexual health education to adolescents, but the efficacy of this approach and the methodological quality of recent trials have not been systematically reviewed.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.