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Birthday Lethargy

It’s my birthday today and so I’m taking a week off. I was going to do a post on a disappointing Cochrane review of acupuncture but whilst I was researching I found that Dr… 56 more words

Science

To Sit or Not to Sit

Sedentary lifestyle and sitting, in particular, has been identified as a cardiovascular risk factor.  A Cochrane review examined the effectiveness of workplace measures to reduce sitting. 120 more words

Can third party inspections of whether or not healthcare organisations are fulfilling mandatory standards improve care processes, professional practice and patient recovery?

Flodgren et al. enquired, Can third party inspections of whether or not healthcare organisations are fulfilling mandatory standards improve care processes, professional practice and patient recovery?  581 more words

Bureaucracy

Cochrane Review: Colchicine in Cardiovascular Disease: Efficacy and Safety

A Cochrane review of the use of colchicine in cardiovascular disease performed a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials (with placebo control)  of at least 6 month duration. 49 more words

Do Larger Portion Sizes Lead to Overeating?

Larger portions, packages, and tableware lead to higher consumption of food and drink, a Cochrane review has found (Hollands et al., 2015).

The research said that eliminating larger portions from the diet could reduce energy intake by up to 16% (roughly 279 kilocalories a day) among UK adults or by up to 29% (roughly 527 kilocalories a day) among US adults. 55 more words

Food & Nutrition

Towards evidence-informed decision making by doctor AND patient

A recent TV documentary in Australia confronted the public with the amount of unnecessary clinical tests and medical procedures that according to the makers of ‘ 793 more words

Medical Science