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 2010
Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) Statement 2010
Core Outcome Measures in Effectiveness Trials (COMET) Initiative
Implementing CONSORT at the Journal of Investigative Dermatology
International Clinical Trials Day
James Lind Alliance and its Guidebook
Online randomization and allocation concealment
Prospective trial registration in Africa
Recruitment strategies for clinical trials
Strengthening capacity for trials in Africa
Issues 1 to 3, January to March 2010
Advance provision of emergency contraception for pregnancy prevention
Antidepressants for depression in physically ill people
ART for HIV+ pregnant women
Blood pressure lowering efficacy of beta-blockers as second-line therapy for primary hypertension
Chemoradiotherapy for cervical cancer
Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) versus multiple insulin injections for type 1 diabetes mellitus
Flexible working conditions and their effects on employee health and wellbeing
Fluoride toothpastes of different concentrations for preventing dental caries in children and adolescents
Highlights from Issue 1, 2010
Home-based care for reducing morbidity and mortality in people infected with HIV/AIDS
Interventions for acute otitis externa
Interventions for preventing falls in older people in nursing care facilities and hospitals
Long-term opioid management for chronic noncancer pain
Medical versus surgical management for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) in adults
Motivational interviewing for smoking cessation
Physical examination for lumbar radiculopathy due to disc herniation in patients with low-back pain
Reduction versus abrupt cessation in smokers who want to quit
Restricting oral fluid and food intake during labour
Two updated reviews on influenza vaccines
Visual feedback of individuals' medical imaging results for changing health behaviour
Issue 4, October 2009
Abatacept for rheumatoid arthritis
Area-wide traffic calming for preventing traffic related injuries
Biologics for rheumatoid arthritis: an overview of Cochrane reviews
Blood pressure lowering efficacy of diuretics as second-line therapy for primary hypertension
Dynamic exercise programs (aerobic capacity and/or muscle strength training) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Highlights from Issue 4, 2009
Homocysteine lowering interventions for preventing cardiovascular events
Interventions for cleaning dentures in adults
Minimally invasive synthetic suburethral sling operations for stress urinary incontinence in women
Oestrogen therapy for urinary incontinence in post-menopausal women
Oral or transdermal opioids for osteoarthritis of the knee and hip
Pharmacotherapy for hypertension in the elderly
Psychological treatments for bulimia nervosa and binging
Surgical excision margins for primary cutaneous melanoma
Transcutaneous electrostimulation for osteoarthritis of the knee
Issue 3, July 2009
Combined DTP-HBV-HIB vaccine versus separately administered DTP-HBV and HIB vaccines for primary prevention of diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B and Haemophilus influenzae B (HIB)
Green tea (Camellia sinensis) for the prevention of cancer
Highlights from Issue 3, 2009
Local anaesthetic wound infiltration and abdominal nerves block during caesarean section
Progressive resistance strength training for improving physical function in older adults
Issue 2, April 2009
Alcohol and drug screening of occupational drivers for preventing injury