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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Issue 1 to 3, January to March 2018
Accuracy of different non-invasive methods for identifying Helicobacter pylori
Cognitive-behavioural therapy for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults
Interventions to increase attendance for diabetic retinopathy screening
Issue 10 to 12, October to December 2017
Are there any smoking cessation programmes that can help adolescents to stop smoking?
Side effects of opioid drugs when used to treat chronic non-cancer pain in the medium- or long-term
The autogenic drainage breathing technique for helping people with cystic fibrosis to clear mucus from their airways
Unconditional cash transfers for reducing poverty: effect on health services use and health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries
What factors influence the delivery of care by skilled birth attendants in low- and middle-income countries?
Issue 7 to 9, July to September 2017
Antioxidant vitamin and mineral supplements to prevent the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
Antioxidant vitamin and mineral supplements to slow down the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
Calcineurin inhibitor withdrawal or tapering for kidney transplant recipients
Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group - Priority setting Report
Does personalised advice via computer or mobile devices reduce heavy drinking?
Drugs for preventing dry mouth and problems with saliva after radiotherapy
Homocysteine-lowering interventions (B-complex vitamin therapy) for preventing cardiovascular events
Methods to improve healthcare worker hand hygiene to decrease infection in patient care
Non-invasive ventilation for people with respiratory failure due to exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Services for reducing duration of hospital care in people with acute stroke
Strategies to help doctors change the way they prescribe antibiotics for patients with acute respiratory infections
Task-oriented intervention for children with developmental co-ordination disorder
The effect of automatically generated reminders delivered to providers on paper on quality of care and patient outcomes
Treatment for hypertension in adults aged 18 to 59 years
Vitamins and minerals for subfertility in women
Issue 4 to 6, April to June 2017
Aerobic exercise for adults with fibromyalgia
Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) drugs for diabetic macular oedema
Antibiotics for acute bronchitis
Blood pressure lowering efficacy of aliskiren
Different ways of giving antibiotics to eradicate Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in people with cystic fibrosis
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
Niacin for people with or without established cardiovascular disease
Strategies to help people with asthma take their steroid inhaler as prescribed
The accuracy of rapid diagnostic tests for detecting typhoid and paratyphoid (enteric) fever
The use of vibrating devices to help people with cystic fibrosis clear their airways of mucus
Treatments for molluscum contagiosum, a common viral skin infection in children
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
Interventions for prevention of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome in in vitro fertilisation cycles: an overview of Cochrane reviews
Is stretch effective for treating and preventing joint deformities?