HEDS is part of the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield. We undertake research, teaching, training and consultancy on all aspects of health related decision science, with a particular emphasis on health economics, HTA and evidence synthesis.

Friday, 8 February 2013

Cochrane Library Issue 1, 2013

In the first issue of the year, there are new or updated reviews of:
  • Selenium supplementation for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease Interferon for interferon nonresponding and relapsing patients with chronic hepatitis C
  • Xpert® MTB/RIF assay for pulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance in adults
  • Serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) for fibromyalgia syndrome
  • Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for stroke recovery
  • Slum upgrading strategies involving physical environment and infrastructure interventions and their effects on health and socio-economic outcomes