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 2013
Prebiotics in infants for prevention of allergy
Red flags to screen for malignancy in patients with low-back pain
School-based programmes for preventing smoking
Selenium supplementation for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
Slum upgrading strategies involving physical environment and infrastructure interventions and their effects on health and socio-economic outcomes
Topical treatments for chronic plaque psoriasis
Training to recognise the early signs of recurrence in schizophrenia
Withdrawal versus continuation of chronic antipsychotic drugs for behavioural and psychological symptoms in older people with dementia
Xpert MTB/RIF test for detection of pulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance
Immigrant Health
Cervical cancer
Child maltreatment
Common mental health problems
Hepatitis B
Human immunodeficiency virus
Intimate partner violence
Iron-deficiency anemia
Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis
Summary Paper for Evidence-Based Guidelines
Issue 10 to 12, October to December 2012
Collaboration between local health and local government agencies for health improvement
Collaborative care for depression and anxiety problems
Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections
Exercise for the management of cancer-related fatigue in adults
Interventions for providers to promote a patient-centred approach in clinical consultations
New treatments compared to established treatments in randomized trials
Psychological therapies for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents
Psychosocial interventions for reducing antipsychotic medication in care home residents
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for stroke recovery
Treatment for lupus nephritis
Issue 10 to 12, October to December 2012, Evidence Based Child Health
Overview of the safety of regular formoterol or salmeterol in children with asthma
Issue 7 to 9, July to September 2012
Antiretroviral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for preventing HIV in high-risk individuals
Black cohosh (Cimicifuga spp.) for menopausal symptoms
Electric fans for reducing adverse health impacts in heatwaves
Ergonomic design and training for preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders of the upper limb and neck in adults
Exercise interventions on health-related quality of life for cancer survivors
Exercise interventions on health-related quality of life for people with cancer during active treatment
Garlic for the prevention of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in hypertensive patients
Inhaled analgesia for pain management in labour
Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community
Laparoscopy versus laparotomy for the management of early stage endometrial cancer
Minocycline for acne vulgaris: efficacy and safety
Nicotine vaccines for smoking cessation
Pharmacotherapy for mild hypertension
Procalcitonin to initiate or discontinue antibiotics in acute respiratory tract infections
Spinal manipulative therapy for acute low-back pain
International Clinical Trials Day 2012
COMET Initiative website
Core outcomes