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 2, April 2009
Enteral tube feeding for older people with advanced dementia
Extraction of primary (baby) teeth for unerupted palatally displaced permanent canine teeth in children
Highlights from Issue 2, 2009
Homeopathic medicines for adverse effects of cancer treatments
Male circumcision for prevention of heterosexual acquisition of HIV in men
Music for stress and anxiety reduction in coronary heart disease patients
Sacral neuromodulation with implanted devices for urinary storage and voiding dysfunction in adults
Sertraline versus other antidepressive agents for depression
Single dose oral etoricoxib for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single inhaler therapy for asthma
International Clinical Trials Day 2009
Alain Mayhew describes Cochrane Reviews and a trial of bronchiolitis
Davina Ghersi on the importance of registering clinical trials
Ian Roberts describes reviews and trials for traumatic injury and bleeding
Lisa McGovern describes neonatal Cochrane reviews and trials
Sir Iain Chalmers describes the James Lind Library
Issue 1, January 2009
Acupuncture for tension-type headache & Acupuncture for migraine prophylaxis (2 Reviews in one Podcast!)
Highlights from Issue 1, 2009
Interventions for preventing weight gain after smoking cessation
Interventions for treating obesity in children
Low glycaemic index, or low glycaemic load, diets for diabetes mellitus
Pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy for body dysmorphic disorder
Post-operative radiotherapy for ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast
Publication bias in clinical trials due to statistical significance or direction of trial results
Robot assistant for laparoscopic cholecystectomy
School-based physical activity programs for promoting physical activity and fitness in children and adolescents aged 6-18
Street lighting for preventing road traffic injuries
Virtual reality training for surgical trainees in laparoscopic surgery
Issue 4, October 2008
Acupuncture and assisted conception
Blood Pressure lowering efficacy of angiotensin receptor blockers, angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and renin inhibitors for primary hypertension (3 Reviews in one Podcast)
Highlights from Issue 4, 2008
Increased police patrols for preventing alcohol-impaired driving
Organising health care services for persons with an intellectual disability
Regular treatment with formoterol for chronic asthma: serious adverse events
Rehabilitation after lumbar disc surgery
St John's wort for major depression
Issue 3, July 2008
Custom-made foot orthoses for the treatment of foot pain
Drugs for treating urinary schistosomiasis
Exercise or exercise and diet for preventing type 2 diabetes mellitus
Highlights from Issue 3, 2008
Hysterectomy versus hysterectomy plus oophorectomy for premenopausal women
Interventions for preventing tobacco sales to minors
Normobaric and hyperbaric oxygen therapy for migraine and cluster headache
Printed educational materials: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes
Regular self-examination or clinical examination for early detection of breast cancer
Rehabilitation for ankle fractures in adults
Issue 2, April 2008
Antiepileptic drugs for preventing seizures in people with brain tumors
Financial benefits for child health and well-being
Heparin versus placebo for acute coronary syndromes
Highlights from Issue 2, 2008
House dust mite control measures for asthma