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  • The Cochrane Library - iPad edition
    The Cochrane Library iPad edition presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library in a convenient, easy to navigate format which provides you with relevant, accessible research, when you need it, from the world’s leading experts in evidence-informed health care.Our monthly issues feature a hand-picked selection of Cochrane...
    23 August 2017
  • Cochrane Africa
    Cochrane is delighted to announce the official launch of Cochrane Africa; a network with a vision to increase the use of best evidence to inform healthcare decision making across the sub-Saharan African continent.The Africa Network consists of regional centres including its co-ordinating centre at Cochrane South Africa, South African Medical...
    22 August 2017
  • Health benefits for lone parents unlikely from welfare-to-work initiatives
    A new Cochrane Review has examined large welfare-to-work studies conducted in North America.Led by Dr Marcia Gibson from the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, the review looks at a series of welfare-to-work studies, comparing what happened to lone parents who were in welfare-to-work interventions with lone...
    21 August 2017
  • Women
    Cochrane Reviews are systematic reviews of research in health care and policy. They are internationally recognized as a high-quality source of evidence for decision-making. They collate and summarize all the best available research evidence on the effects of healthcare interventions or the accuracy of diagnostic tests into a systematic review....
    14 August 2017
  • Bringing you Cochrane health evidence in 14 different languages
    Bringing you Cochrane evidence in 14 different languages Making Cochrane evidence accessible to non-English speakers is a priority for us. More than 4,000 translations of Cochrane Review plain language summaries/abstracts were published in 2016. Translation activities are led by local Cochrane groups and their translator communities, the majority...
    14 August 2017
  • Cochrane Norway and the Norwegian Satellite of the Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care (EPOC) review group, which has the responsibility for developing systematic reviews of interventions to improve health systems are seeking a full-time statistician. Closing date for applications is 1 September. For complete information on the...
    9 August 2017
  • John Wiley and Sons Inc. (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb) is pleased to announce that students, practitioners, researchers, and patients in India will now have access to more than 7,000 published systematic reviews in healthcare interventions through one-click access to the Cochrane Library. Cochrane is a leading resource in evidence-based research across...
    1 August 2017
  • Cochrane Library Special Collection: Enabling breastfeeding for mothers and babies
    The first week of August is World Breastfeeding Week and the full month of August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month for many countries - the perfect time to highlight the Cochrane Library Special Collection, which brings together Cochrane Reviews assessing evidence on interventions to support breastfeeding.Please see more resources at the...
    1 August 2017
  • Taking vitamin supplements may slow down the progression of a common eye disease
    Latest evidence published in the Cochrane Library suggests that taking a multivitamin supplement that includes vitamin E, carotenoids (beta-carotene or lutein or zeaxanthin), vitamin C, and zinc may slow down the progression of the common eye disease age-related macular degeneration (AMD).See additional resources at the bottom of the pageAge-...
    31 July 2017
  • Taking vitamin supplements will not prevent a common eye disease
    Latest evidence published in the Cochrane Library suggests that taking vitamin supplements, such as vitamin E or beta-carotene, may not prevent the common eye disease age-related macular degeneration (AMD).  See additional resources at the bottom of this pageAge-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive and sight-threatening disease...
    31 July 2017

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