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Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in ovarian cancer: a systematic review | Cancer Australia

A systematic review has been undertaken to identify evidence for the administration of neoadjuvant chemotherapy before cytoreductive surgery is pe

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Consumer information

Information for consumers on ASERNIP-S, including consumer-friendly summaries of publications.

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Fibrates for lowering cholesterol information and review | myVMC

A recent review showed that fibrates, drugs used in cholesterol lowering therapy, are less effective for treating hypercholesterolaemia than statins.

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Acupuncture and dry-needling for low back pain | Cochrane

Thirty-five RCTs covering 2861 patients were included in this systematic review. There is insufficient evidence to make any recommendations about acupuncture or dry-needling for acute low-back pain. For chronic low-back pain, results show that acupuncture is more effective for pain relief than no treatment or sham treatment, in measurements taken up to three months. The results also show that for chronic low-back pain, acupuncture is more effective for improving function than no treatment, in the short-term. Acupuncture is not more effective than other conventional and "alternative" treatments. When acupuncture is added to other conventional therapies, it relieves pain and improves function better than the conventional therapies alone. However, effects are only small. Dry-needling appears to be a useful adjunct to other therapies for chronic low-back pain.

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Access to medicinal cannabis products

New information on review of clinical evidence for medicinal cannabis and cannabis products

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Solution focused brief therapy | Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Cerebral Palsy Alliance is a non-profit that provides services to thousands of people with a disability and their families. Cerebral palsy (CP) is a physical disability that affects the way that a person moves.

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Fitness training | Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Cerebral Palsy Alliance is a non-profit that provides services to thousands of people with a disability and their families. Cerebral palsy (CP) is a physical disability that affects the way that a person moves.

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NHMRC Statement on Homeopathy and NHMRC Information Paper - Evidence on the effectiveness of homeopathy for treating health conditions | National Health and Medical Research Council

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Cognitive behaviour therapy for chronic pain | Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Cerebral Palsy Alliance is a non-profit that provides services to thousands of people with a disability and their families. Cerebral palsy (CP) is a physical disability that affects the way that a person moves.

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NHMRC Statement and Information Paper: Evidence on the Effects of Lead on Human Health | National Health and Medical Research Council

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