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Evidence-based thinking and why it matters
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Developing a Research Structure for Complex Interventions in Health Care

The Medical Research Council’s framework has assisted me in the development of a yoga intervention to improve the health-related quality

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Why do we need new formulations of old drugs for new indications?

In 2014, according to a recent press release, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommended 82 medicines for human use. Of

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Did you know?

EBHC Short courses can count towards an MSc Each year the Postgraduate Programme in Evidence-Based Health Care welcomes over 90

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An over-enthusiastic science teacher

It would be fair to say that I’m an over-enthusiastic science teacher. I seem to have a complete inability to

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Transparency and opaqueness in oseltamivir studies

The paper by Dobson et al shows just how far certain parts of the pharmaceutical industry and its key opinion

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Everyone should read “Being Mortal”

Are you in health care? Then you should read “Being Mortal”. Do you take care of people with terminal illnesses?

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The History of CEBM

In 1994 Sir Muir Gray, who was then director of NHS Research and Development for Anglia and Oxford Regional Health

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The Good, The Bad & The Unsure

Happy 2015! I hope Christmas 2014 was a good one. It was my daughters 2nd Christmas and I loved watching

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An International DPhil Experience: Geneva, Oxford and Vancouver

  The Purpose In previous research experiences at McMaster University, Canada, the London School of Economics, United Kingdom and the

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The Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine 2014 Awards

Happy New Year to you all. With the blank page of 2015 ahead of us, we thought we would reflect

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A standard national UK hospital prescription chart

It’s 1947. The Labour Government is planning a new National Health Service, and Nye Bevan announces that each hospital in

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Weight loss supplements: do they work?

An offshoot of the increased prevalence of overweight and obesity is the proliferation in the market of weight loss supplements

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CEBM Contributors

Ana Cristina Castro Ana is currently a student in the MSc in Evidence-based health care in the University of Oxford.

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Black Forest-Plot Gateau

Another year has flown by at the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine.  The last 12 months have been jam-packed with successful

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Why we are not a nation of “pill-poppers”

If you are poor, live in a bad area and are overweight there is a high chance you would have been prescribed something.

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