New National License Agreement Provides Brazil with Unlimited Access to the Cochrane Library
John Wiley and Sons Inc. (NYSE:JW-A) (NYSE:JW-B), today announced a new license agreement with the country of Brazil that provides unlimited access to the Cochrane Library. From academics to clinicians to patients, the two-year agreement provides one-click access to 7,000 published systematic reviews in healthcare interventions to more than 207 million Brazilians.The access was possible due to the contract signed by the Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES in Portuguese) and Wiley. CAPES offers a tool for accessing and sharing scientific information called the Portal de Peri ódicos—a virtual library where the Cochrane Library is available.Geraldo Nunes Sobrinho, Director of Programs and Scholarships for CAPES welcomed the move: “The national license in Brazil will enhance the quality of evidence used in healthcare interventions country-wide. By investing in the Cochrane Library for our country, we are considering future health of our population and ensuring the best evidence is available to all.”Editor-in-Chief of the Cochrane Library, Dr. David Tovey said of the agreement, “We are delighted that citizens of Brazil now have unlimited access to the Cochrane Library to help inform their health decisions.” Cochrane is a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, careers, and people interested in health. The organization gathers and summarizes the best evidence fr...
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According to this study: Coffee drinking is more often associated with benefit than harm for a range of health outcomes.The only consistent evidence of harm was regarding pregnancy outcomes and risk of bone fracture in women.
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Authors: Bronchud MH, Tresserra F, Zantop BS Abstract Microenvironmental properties are thought to be responsible for feto-maternal tolerance. Speculatively, ectopic expression of placental gene programs might also be related to cancer cells' ability to escape from immune vigilance mechanisms during carcinogenesis and cancer progression. Recently, we published the first human genomic evidence of similar immune related gene expression profiles in both placenta (placenta and decidual tissue) and cancer (both primary and metastatic) in the same patient with lymph-node positive breast carcinoma during pregnancy. Here w...
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CONCLUSIONS: PAT + reduced the weekly and total GWG in SED African American women with overweight or obesity at the start of pregnancy. PMID: 29464907 [PubMed - in process]
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Conclusion The recommendations of maternity heath care professionals and quality of information sources used varied. Further education and access to unbiased safety information is required to empower healthcare professionals to provide informed recommendations to pregnant patients.
ConclusionsIn low‐risk, non‐obese women, longitudinal FH measures alone can provide a reasonably accurate assessment of GA when ultrasound measures are not available.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.