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  • Recently Dr. Christian Osadnik from the Department of Physiotherapy, School of Primary and Allied Health Care won the Monash University Jenny Keating Early Career Researcher Publication Prize for Nursing and Allied Health.The award was presented by Professor Ross Coppell, Deputy Dean and Director of Research in the Faculty of Medicine,...
    November 1 2018
  • Location of position: London, UKHours: Full TimeSalary (inclusive of London allowance):  £35,328- £42,701 per annumDuties and ResponsibilitiesThis job is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to work with the new Networks of Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs). Network Support Fellows will work in support of the general aims...
    October 29 2018
  • It is with great sadness that we see Professor Juan-Pablo Casas leaving the Heart Group and University College London to continue his brilliant career in the field of cardiovascular epidemiology across the Atlantic at the Veteran Affairs, Boston.Professor Casas steered the Cochrane Heart Group for the past few years in his role as Co-...
    September 28 2018
  • Updated review: Electromechanical and robot‐assisted arm training for improving activities of daily living, arm function, and arm muscle strength after strokeIn this updated review authors from Germany came together to re-assess the effects of electromechanical and robot‐assisted arm training for improving arm function in people who have had a...
    September 7 2018
  • Cochrane Airways has been working with a team of patients, doctors, nurses and advisors at the British Lung Foundation and European Lung Foundation to put together a survey to find out about people’s experiences of living with a chronic lung condition. They want to find out how people experience their condition on a day-to-day basis and when they...
    August 31 2018
  • New evidence published today shows there is little or no effect of omega 3 supplements on our risk of experiencing heart disease, stroke or death. Omega 3 is a type of fat. Small amounts of omega 3 fats are essential for good health, and they can be found in the food that we eat. The main types of omega 3 fatty acids are; alpha­linolenic...
    July 18 2018
  • World Asthma Day on 1 May is an annual event on organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to improve asthma awareness and care around the world.Cochrane Airways works with authors (typically clinicians and researchers) to produce systematic reviews on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchiectasis and other lung diseases,...
    April 27 2018
  • Thiazides best first choice for hypertensionHigh blood pressure or hypertension can increase the risk of heart attacks and stroke. One of the most important decisions in treating people with elevated blood pressure is what drug class to use first. This decision has important consequences in terms of health outcomes and cost.The Cochrane...
    April 20 2018
  • Coronary artery disease contributes to half of deaths caused by cardiovascular (heart and blood vessels) disease. Restoration of adequate blood flow through the coronary arteries can be achieved by introducing a catheter through a peripheral artery. This allows the introduction of balloons through the aorta (major artery of the heart) to dilate...
    April 18 2018
  • Many people after having a stroke have difficulty moving, thinking, and sensing. This often results in problems with everyday activities such as writing, walking, and driving. Virtual reality and interactive video gaming therapy involves using computer-based programs designed to simulate real-life objects and events. This may have some...
    April 9 2018

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