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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International Clinical Trials Day 2014
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
Intravenous magnesium sulfate for treating adults with acute asthma in the emergency department
Non-invasive brain stimulation techniques for chronic pain
Physical rehabilitation approaches for the recovery of function and mobility following stroke
Topical anti-inflammatory agents for seborrhoeic dermatitis of the face or scalp
Trastuzumab containing regimens for metastatic breast cancer
Issue 1 to 3, January to March 2014
Aromatase inhibitors for subfertile women with polycystic ovary syndrome
Echinacea for preventing and treating the common cold
Hip protectors for preventing hip fractures in older people
Psychological and educational interventions for atopic eczema in children
Workplace interventions for smoking cessation
Issue 10 to 12, October to December 2013
Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of lay health worker programmes to improve access to maternal and child health: qualitative evidence synthesis
Exercise programs for people with dementia
Integrated disease management interventions for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Interventions for the symptoms and signs resulting from jellyfish stings
Long-acting beta2-agonists for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Non-specialist health worker interventions for the care of mental, neuroogical and substance-abuse disorders in low- and middle-income countries
Rehabilitation following surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis
Strategies to improve retention in randomised trials
Triclosan/copolymer containing toothpastes for oral health
Issue 7 to 9, July to September 2013
Antibiotic prophylaxis for short-term catheter bladder drainage in adults
Exercise for depression
Fluoride varnishes for preventing dental caries in children and adolescents
Holding chambers (spacers) versus nebulisers for beta-agonist treatment of acute asthma
International Clinical Trials Day 2013
International activities to improve access to the findings of clinical trials
It’s time for AllTrials registered and reported
Multimedia educational interventions for consumers about prescribed and over-the-counter medications
New treatments compared to established treatments in randomized trials
The availability of reports of trials in the Cochrane Library
Issue 4 to 6, April to June 2013
Decentralising HIV treatment in lower- and middle-income countries
Folic acid and folinic acid for reducing side effects in patients receiving methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis
Multimedia educational interventions for consumers about prescribed and over-the-counter medications
Nebuliser systems for drug delivery in cystic fibrosis
Oral evening primrose oil and borage oil for eczema
Pharmacological interventions for smoking cessation: an overview of reviews
Primary school-based behavioural interventions for preventing caries
Swimming training for asthma in children and adolescents aged 18 years and under
Topical herbal therapies for treating osteoarthritis
Issue 1 to 3, January to March 2013
Colloids versus crystalloids for fluid resuscitation in critically ill patients
Computer-based diabetes self-management interventions for adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Housing improvements for health and associated socio-economic outcomes
Interferon for interferon nonresponding and relapsing patients with chronic hepatitis C
Nutritional interventions for reducing morbidity and mortality in people with HIV
Oral H1 antihistamines as monotherapy for eczema
Physical rehabilitation for older people in long-term care
Prebiotics in infants for prevention of allergy