Expert advice isn’t always right or based on careful consideration of the best evidence. In the first blog of our new special series '“Oh, really?” 12 things to help you question health advice', Cochrane UK's Director, Professor Martin Burton, takes us from experts to evidence.
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Martin Burton, Ear, Nose and Throat doctor, writes about the latest evidence on nasal saline irrigation for allergic rhinitis (caused by hay fever or year-round allergies to things like house-dust mites). Imagine you are sitting on the beach, on silver sand, admiring the aquamarine water of the sea as it gently laps the shore. Being an […]
Announcing our plans to make the Cochrane Colloquium, our global conference, to be held in Edinburgh in 2018, a Patients Included event.
Martin Burton writes for parents and carers about the latest evidence on treatments for ear discharge in children with grommets.
In a blog in our Understanding Evidence series, Martin Burton explores absence of evidence
Cochrane UK's Director, Martin Burton, introduces our new series Understanding Evidence, which kicks off today with a week of blogs.
Professor Martin Burton looks at the latest evidence that might help parents and their doctors to decide whether antibiotics are worth trying for children with 'glue ear'
Professor Martin Burton says it's time for health professionals to take a fresh look at the advice they give parents about water precautions for children with grommets