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 2015
Stopping long-acting beta2-agonists (LABA) for adults with asthma well controlled by LABA and inhaled corticosteroids
Sweet tasting solutions for reduction of needle-related procedural pain in children aged one to 16 years
Warmed fluids for preventing hypothermia during operations
Issue 1 to 3, January to March 2015
Calcium supplementation (other than for preventing or treating hypertension) for improving pregnancy and infant outcomes
Chewing gum for postoperative recovery of gastrointestinal function
Community wide interventions for increasing physical activity
Corticosteroid therapy for children with nephrotic syndrome
Dance movement therapy for depression
Endometrial injury in women undergoing assisted reproductive techniques
Family-based programmes for preventing smoking by children and adolescents
Hormone therapy for preventing cardiovascular disease in post-menopausal women
Influenza vaccines for preventing acute otitis media in infants and children
Intermittent preventive antimalarial treatment for children with anaemia
Motivational interviewing for smoking cessation
Personalised care planning for adults with chronic or long-term health conditions
Strategies to increase the ownership and use of insecticide-treated bednets to prevent malaria
Treatments for vitiligo
Xylitol-containing products for preventing dental caries in children and adults
Issue 10 to 12, October to December 2014
A review of the ways that healthcare professionals can improve the use of suitable medicines for older people
Antibiotics for prelabour rupture of membranes at or near term
Antioxidants for male subfertility
Aquatic exercise training for fibromyalgia
Bias due to selective inclusion and reporting of outcomes and analyses in systematic reviews of randomised trials of healthcare interventions
Biomarkers as point-of-care tests to guide prescription of antibiotics in patients with acute respiratory infections in primary care
Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents for anaemia in adults with chronic kidney disease: a network meta-analysis
Interventions aimed at communities to inform and/or educate about early childhood vaccination
Interventions for improving upper limb function after stroke
Interventions for melanoma in situ, including lentigo maligna
Music interventions for mechanically ventilated patients
Over-the-counter (OTC) medications for acute cough in children and adults in community settings
Pharmacological interventions for somatoform disorders in adults
Preventing occupational stress in healthcare workers
Protocolized versus non-protocolized weaning for reducing the duration of mechanical ventilation in critically ill adult patients
Restricting or banning alcohol advertising to reduce alcohol consumption in adults and adolescents
Robot-assisted surgery in gynaecology
Treatment for epilepsy in pregnancy: neurodevelopmental outcomes in the child
Issue 7 to 9, July to September 2014
Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor for neovascular age-related macular degeneration
Interventions for improving the adoption of shared decision making by healthcare professionals
Perioperative beta-blockers for preventing surgery-related mortality and morbidity
Pharmacological interventions for sleepiness and sleep disturbances caused by shift work
Surgery for weight loss in adults
Thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke
International Clinical Trials Day 2014
Dietary Trials
Midwifery trials
Issue 4 to 6, April to June 2014
Healthcare outcomes assessed with observational study designs compared with those assessed in randomised trials
Immune tolerance induction for treating inhibitors in people with congenital haemophilia A or B
Interventions to improve safe and effective medicines use by consumers: an overview of systematic reviews