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Tuesday, 24 July 2012

The Cochrane Library July 2012 Issue (7)

New and updated Cochrane Reviews from July are available for those listed below together with an editorial on Health Protection and Heatwaves.  Heatwaves?  I haven’t seen the sun for four months!
  • Antiretroviral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for preventing HIV in high-risk individuals
  • Vascular-endothelial-growth-factor (VEGF) targeting therapies for endocrine refractory or resistant metastatic breast cancer
  • Mobile phone messaging reminders for attendance at healthcare appointments
  • Omega 3 fatty acid for the prevention of dementia Link to Podcast
  • Maintenance treatment with antipsychotic drugs for schizophrenia