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  • New Cochrane Library Special Collection: Yoga for improving health and well-being
    Yoga originated thousands of years ago in India as an integrated physical, mental, and spiritual practice based on ancient Vedic philosophy, and is connected to Ayurveda, the system of traditional Indian medicine. During the 20th century, yoga became increasingly recognised outside India, and over the past decades it has continued to grow in...
    13 November 2017
  • 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 33 languages and are brief, allowing everyone from...
    10 November 2017
  • The World Health Organization's latest breastfeeding guideline, Protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in facilities providing maternity and newborn services, has been published. This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on protection, promotion, and support of optimal breastfeeding in facilities providing...
    7 November 2017
  • Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group seeks part-time  Information Specialist (Manchester, UK)
    Closing Date: 16/11/2017Duration: 1 December 2017 until 31 March 2020Hours Per Week: 0.6 FTESalary: £31,604 to £38,833 pro rata per annum according to experienceLocation: Oxford Road, ManchesterThe Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group wishes to recruit a part-time Information Specialist. We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic...
    7 November 2017
  • Participants from across Russia and beyond gather for the third Cochrane Workshop in Kazan
    Cochrane Austria, Cochrane Russia, and Cochrane Sweden joined forces to deliver a truly International Cochrane event on evidence-based medicine, held in Kazan at the end of October. The successful workshop took place over two days and focused on review production software. It marked the third Cochrane workshop held in Russia to date.The Vice...
    6 November 2017
  • The Recommended Dose: Episode 3 with Lisa Bero
    Lisa Bero, a former Co-Chair of the Cochrane Governing Board, says public will increasingly demand less wining and dining, more independence from health professionals  Global authority on research integrity and industry bias in science Professor Lisa Bero has called for greater recognition of industry influence in science, following last week’s...
    3 November 2017
  • Cochrane exists so that healthcare decisions get better.
    Cochrane exists so that healthcare decisions get better.Cochrane is a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers, and people interested in health. Many of our contributors are world leaders in their fields - medicine, health policy, research methodology, or consumer advocacy - and our groups are situated in some of...
    2 November 2017
  • Cochrane Public Health seeks Research Associate/Information Scientist - Glasgow, UK
    Job title: Research Associate – Information ScientistClosing date: 26th November 2017Position Type: Full TimeSalary Range: £34,520 - £38,833Job PurposeWe are delighted to be advertising this full timepost for an information scientist to provide professional and technical support to meet the information science needs of the MRC/CSO Social and...
    30 October 2017
  • Become a Cochrane citizen scientist!
    Become a Cochrane citizen scientist!crowd.cochrane.orgThis platform will enable anyone to get involved with Cochrane and help identify the evidence we need to make informed healthcare decisions.The platform builds on the hugely successful Embase project where a community of over 2,000 people helped identify well over 20,000 reports of randomized...
    30 October 2017
  • Cochrane seeks Office Manager - London, UK
    Specifications: Full TimeSalary: Up to £30,000Location: London, UKApplication Closing Date: 20/11/2017Cochrane is a global, independent network of health practitioners, researchers, patient advocates and others, responding to the challenge of making vast amounts of research evidence useful for informing decisions about health. We do this by...
    27 October 2017

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