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Department welcomes incoming professors
We are delighted to welcome four new Professors to the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences in 2019. Find out more about who they are and their areas of study.
Many recurrent testicular tumours “missed” by diagnostics
There is insufficient evidence to underpin the use of tumour markers to detect the recurrence of testicular cancer in patients who have undergone surgery for an initial tumour, finds study.
Guidelines needed on communicating life-threatening conditions to children
The global prevalence of life-threatening conditions in children and parents makes the development of child-focused communication guidelines for health professionals an urgent priority.
Nicotine replacement therapy more successful in combination form
A review from the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group provides high quality evidence to support the use of patches in combination with gum or lozenges to help people to quit smoking.
Your opportunity to get involved
Assisted smoking reduction trial
Do you want to cut down your smoking, but are not ready to quit? This Oxford University Trial is looking for volunteers.
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EBHC short courses
Find the perfect Evidence-Based Health Care short course or module for you, taught by leading researchers and educators.