The latest Cochrane Podcasts

Cochrane podcasts deliver the latest Cochrane evidence in an easy to access audio format, allowing you to stay up to date on newly published reviews wherever you are.

Each Cochrane podcast offers a short summary of a recent Cochrane review from the authors themselves. They have been recorded in more than 30 languages and are brief, allowing everyone from healthcare professionals to patients and families to hear the latest Cochrane evidence in under five minutes. Browse the podcasts or use the search box to look for something specific.

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Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group - Priority setting Report
Issue 7 to 9, July to September 2017
Non-invasive ventilation for people with respiratory failure due to exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Treatment for hypertension in adults aged 18 to 59 years
Issue 4 to 6, April to June 2017
Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) drugs for diabetic macular oedema
Blood pressure lowering efficacy of aliskiren
Early palliative care for adults with advanced cancer
Enteral lactoferrin supplementation for prevention of sepsis and necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm infants
Feeding support in hospitalised adults at risk of undernourishment
Hydroxyurea (also known as hydroxycarbamide) for people with sickle cell disease
Strategies to help people with asthma take their steroid inhaler as prescribed
The use of vibrating devices to help people with cystic fibrosis clear their airways of mucus
Ultrasonography versus computed tomography scan for endoleak detection after endoluminal abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
Issue 1 to 3, January to March 2017
Are there ways in which workplace bullying can be prevented?
Ataluren and similar compounds (specific therapies for premature termination codon class I mutations) for cystic fibrosis
Buprenorphine for managing opioid withdrawal
Clinical effects of cardiovascular risk scores in people without cardiovascular disease
Do injectable pneumococcal vaccines prevent pneumonia in people with COPD?
Drug treatments for constipation caused by antipsychotic medications
Early administration of inhaled corticosteroids for preventing chronic lung disease in very low birth weight preterm neonates
Emollients and moisturisers for eczema
Fixed daily dose of a low molecular weight heparin compared with an adjusted dose of unfractionated heparin for treating blood clots in the deep veins
Improving how antibiotics are prescribed by physicians working in hospital settings
Is stretch effective for treating and preventing joint deformities?
Managing symptoms in motor neuron disease
Medical interventions to prevent graft rejection after liver transplantation
Music interventions for acquired brain injury
Support for breastfeeding mothers
Vitamin C supplementation to prevent cardiovascular disease
What are parents' and informal caregivers' views and experiences of communication about routine early childhood vaccination?
Yoga treatment for chronic non-specific low back pain
Issue 10 to 12, October to December 2016
Aspirin for women undergoing assisted reproductive technology (ART)
Automated telephone communication systems for preventing disease and managing long-term conditions
Do tobacco cessation interventions provided during substance abuse treatment or recovery help tobacco users to quit?
Does breastfeeding reduce vaccination pain in babies aged 1 to 12 months?
Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants
Interventions for patients and caregivers to improve knowledge of sickle cell disease and recognition of its related complications
Interventions to improve people's drug-taking behaviour with lipid-lowering drugs
Is it safe to use lower blood counts as a trigger for blood transfusion in order to give fewer blood transfusions?
Lamotrigine versus carbamazepine monotherapy (single drug treatment) for epilepsy
Nutritional supplementation for older people after hip fracture
Oral hygiene care for critically ill patients to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia
Pentasaccharides for the prevention of venous blood clots
Pulmonary rehabilitation for people who have been in hospital with an exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
School-based interventions for preventing HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and pregnancy in adolescents
Should root canal treatment be performed in one dental visit or over several visits?
Topical antibiotics (applied to the skin) for preventing surgical site infection in wounds that are stitched or held together another way
Treatment for epilepsy in pregnant women and the physical health of the child
Using a structured questionnaire (the IQCODE) to detect individuals who may go on to develop dementia
Issue 7 to 9, July to September 2016
Can music interventions benefit cancer patients?
Combined intermittent pneumatic leg compression and medication for the prevention of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism