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View postDecember 2015

New Research Methods Resources - Plus a PubMed Filter

If you’re interested in the scientific methods behind systematic reviews, we’ve now made it easier for you to find publications about the process. Earlier this year we expanded PubMed Health to... Read more…

View postSeptember 2015

Things You Need To Know About Drug Classes

“Don’t take this drug if you take a calcium channel blocker.” That’s good to know – drug interactions can reduce a drug’s effectiveness or even cause harm. But what’s a calcium channel... Read more…

View postJuly 2015

Swedish health and social care assessment agency SBU joins PubMed Health

We are delighted to welcome the Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment (SBU) to PubMed Health. The SBU has been providing systematic reviews and other assessments to support... Read more…

View postJune 2015

PubMed Health Expands to Research on Research Methods

What’s research on research methods, you might ask, and what’s it doing at PubMed Health? We specialize in clinical effectiveness research at PubMed Health – that’s research designed to give... Read more…

View postMay 2015

New update alerts for Cochrane and NCI at PubMed Health

Ever wished you could get an email alert when a particular Cochrane review or National Cancer Institute (NCI) evidence-based information is updated? Now you can at PubMed Health! First you need to... Read more…

View postMarch 2015

Children's Diets Are Raising Their Risk of Heart Disease

The rate of childhood obesity has been rising – and their risk of heart disease later in life along with it. The problem might be worse than we realize. A new study concluded that between 2003 and... Read more…

View postNovember 2014

Could Our Body Clocks Affect How Well Our Medicines Work?

Many drugs are aimed at body processes that vary during the day and night – like blood pressure and hormone levels. If genes involved in those processes are more active at certain times of the day,... Read more…

View postSeptember 2014

Urine Tests for HPV: How Do They Compare to Smear Tests?

Could self-administered urine tests reduce the number of smear tests? A systematic review of studies looking at this question has been widely reported – and the NHS Behind the Headlines team have... Read more…

View postAugust 2014

Tomatoes and Prostate Cancer Prevention: Could There Be a Link?

Tomatoes are in the news again. That’s the main source of lycopene in Americans’ diets. Lycopene is an antioxidant – it’s what makes tomatoes red. Results have just been reported from a study... Read more…

View postAugust 2014

Morning Sickness: Some Reassuring News

Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy could sometimes be a good sign, according to a new systematic review assessed by the NHS Behind the Headlines team. Researchers from Canada's Motherisk program were... Read more…