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.

Monday, 30 March 2015

Cochrane Collaboration Issue 3, 2015

In this issue, the Editorial is:

“Should hormone therapy be recommended for prevention of cardiovascular disease?” by Helen Roberts and Martha Hickey

New or updated reviews (of which are several dozen) include:
  • Cholinesterase inhibitors for rarer dementias associated with neurological conditions
  • Effect of testing for cancer on cancer- and venous thromboembolism (VTE)-related mortality and morbidity in patients with unprovoked VTE
  • Food supplementation for improving the physical and psychosocial health of socio-economically disadvantaged children aged three months to five years
  • Influenza vaccines for preventing acute otitis media in infants and children
  • Interventions for reducing medication errors in children in hospital
  • Lipid-lowering efficacy of atorvastatin
And who can resist not being curious about:
  • Honey as a topical treatment for wounds