IEBH News

December 9, 2020

Face masks cut disease spread in the lab, but have less impact in the community - we need to know why

In controlled laboratory situations, face masks appear to do a good job of reducing the spread of coronavirus (at least in hamsters) and other respiratory... Read more

December 4, 2020

Hat-trick of success for Professor Paul Glasziou

The Director of Bond University’s Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare (IEBH), Professor Paul Glasziou, has for the third successive year been named in a... Read more

September 15, 2020

Global spotlight on evidence-based healthcare

Today, the Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare, and six global leaders in evidence-based healthcare, led by JBI, are launching a worldwide initiative to... Read more

June 5, 2020

Financial ties between medical leaders and drug companies in US exposed

World-first research has revealed extensive financial links between the leaders of influential US professional medical associations and the pharmaceutical and... Read more

April 21, 2020

What if the vaccine or drugs don’t save us? Plan B for coronavirus means research on alternatives is urgently needed

We are all hoping for a vaccine for COID-19 in 2021. But what do we do in the meantime? And more importantly, what if no vaccine emerges? Read more

April 9, 2020

Should everyone be wearing face masks? It’s complicated

Should members of the public be wearing face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic? It’s a controversial question, with different countries and authorities giving... Read more

February 4, 2020

No seed of truth in mango ‘miracle’ cure

Bond University researchers have found no evidence to support the claimed health benefits of a so-called 'miracle' mango supplement. Read more

January 27, 2020

Patients suffer invasive treatments for harmless cancers

Australians are increasingly being diagnosed with cancers that will do them no harm if left undetected or untreated, exposing them to unnecessary surgeries and... Read more

December 9, 2019

Sustainability of Healthcare Awards hosts inaugural Colloquium at Bond

Overdiagnosis of disease was a hot topic when healthcare experts from across Australia gathered at Bond University recently for the 2019 Sustainability of... Read more

December 4, 2019

Time to end drug company distortion of medical evidence

While there’s much to celebrate in medicine, it’s now beyond doubt that we have too much of it. Too many tests, diagnoses, pills and procedures are wasting... Read more