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 4 to 6, April to June 2016
Integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) strategy for children younger than five years of age
Interventions for treating severe nausea and vomiting during pregnancy (hyperemesis gravidarum)
Iron supplementation taken daily for improving health in menstruating women
Opioid maintenance medicines for the treatment of dependence on opioid pain medicines
Treatments for chronic rhinosinusitis
Issue 1 to 3, January to March 2016
Antifungal agents for preventing fungal infections in critically ill adults and children with a normal number of neutrophils in the blood
Care delivery and self management strategies for adults with epilepsy
Does legislation to ban smoking reduce exposure to secondhand smoke and smoking behaviour?
Effectiveness and safety of devices designed to close femoral artery puncture sites
Enhanced recovery protocols in people undergoing major surgeries of food pipe (oesophagus), stomach, liver and pancreas
Exercise therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome
Improving outcomes for people with multiple chronic conditions
Interventions for sexual dysfunction following treatments for cancer
Interventions to optimise prescribing for older people in care homes
Interventions to prevent delirium in hospitalised patients, not including those on intensive care units
Lidocaine for reducing propofol-induced pain on anaesthesia in adults
Motor control exercise for chronic non-specific low-back pain
Pre-emptive correction of stenosis of the arteriovenous access for haemodialysis
Strategies designed to help healthcare professionals to recruit participants to research studies
Techniques for assisting difficult caesarean section
The role of iron in the management of chemotherapy-induced anemia in cancer patients receiving erythropoiesis-stimulating agents
Transvaginal mesh or grafts compared with native tissue repair for vaginal prolapse
Vaccines for preventing herpes zoster (shingles) in older adults
Vitamin A supplementation for postpartum women
Vitamin D supplementation for women during pregnancy
Workplace interventions for reducing sitting time at work
Issue 10 to 12, October to December 2015
Amiodarone for preventing sudden cardiac death
Benefits and harms of methylphenidate for children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Health system and community level interventions for improving antenatal care coverage and health outcomes
Interventions for renal vasculitis in adults
Interventions that facilitate shared decisions between primary care clinicians and patients about antibiotic use for acute respiratory infections
Levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) for endometrial protection in women with breast cancer taking tamoxifen to prevent recurrence
Light therapy for prevention of winter depression
Management of gagging in dental patients
Non-drug treatments for depression in children and adults who have had a traumatic brain injury
Omega-3 fatty acids for depression in adults
Tests for imaging the optic nerve and its fibres for diagnosing glaucoma
Issue 7 to 9, July to September 2015
Assisted reproductive technology: an overview of Cochrane Reviews
Comparison of self-administered survey questionnaire responses collected using mobile apps versus other methods
Dressings to treat foot ulcers in people with diabetes
Goal setting for adults receiving clinical rehabilitation for disability
Immunosuppressive agents for treating IgA nephropathy
Interventions for post-stroke fatigue
Newborn resuscitation training programmes for improving the health and survival of newborns
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for dysmenorrhoea
Pilates for low back pain
Prolonged antibiotics for purulent bronchiectasis in children and adults
Screening women for intimate partner violence in healthcare settings
Which therapies are the most effective to prevent the progression of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease?
Whole-body cryotherapy for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise in adults