The Cochrane Collaboration is an international group of 28,000 volunteers who sit around organizing research, examining the evidence behind medicine and therapeutic techniques, writing easy to read summaries of their findings, and generally improving the state of information.
And nobody told me about it.
Guys, I’m so disappointed. There I am, at work, hunting down a specific paper and I run across this MASSIVE DATABASE OF EVIDENTIARY REVIEWS, that’s just been sitting there! Waiting for me! And nobody every told me that it was there.
So of course, I got completely sucked into it….for weeks.
Which leaves me with a series of favorite reviews.
Those ‘scared straight’ programs? They’re a horrible idea.
Exercise can have a small effect on some of the symptoms of depression…it’s better than nothing at all, but not by much.
In other frustrating news, we don’t really know how to prevent sex offenders from reoffending.
Hormonal birth control in overweight women. (BMI based, I know. Sigh.)
Go forth and investigate! (And post the interesting/relevant/surprising ones in the comments.