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  • Embargoed: 00.01 GMT: Thursday March 5th, 2015Evelyn Martinez Senior Publicist, Wiley T +1 201 748 6358 E sciencenewsroom@wiley.comJo AnthonySenior Media and Communications Officer, Cochrane M +44(0) 7582 726 634 E janthony@cochrane.org or pressoffice@cochrane.orgA low-cost antiseptic used to cleanse the cord after birth  could help...
    Thursday, March 5, 2015
  • Osteoarthritis is a disease of the joints, commonly found in knees, hips, and hands. When the joint loses cartilage, the bone grows to try and repair the damage but this bone growth is abnormal and makes things worse. Osteoarthritis is one of the leading causes of disability as it is painful and affects physical function and ability to use the...
    Tuesday, March 3, 2015
  • Post: Coordinator, Cochrane Insurance Medicine Field (50%-70% FT)Location:  Research & Education department, University Hospital BaselClosing date for applications: not specifiedThe Cochrane Insurance Medicine Field collaborates with medical experts, researchers, and stakeholders to give decisions and recommendations in insurance medicine a...
    Thursday, February 26, 2015
  • New evidence helps health workers in the fight against EbolaEmbargoed: 00.01 GMT: Thursday 26th February 2015 Press contact: Jo AnthonyM+44(0) 7582 726 634E janthony@cochrane.org or pressoffice@cochrane.org   Watch a short film which accompanies this Cochrane Review and talks about applying the findings in relevant clinical settings.One year after...
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015
  • Time magazine cites a 2012 Cochrane Review in an article discussing foods which may help to lower blood pressure.
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015
  • Cochrane is pleased to announce the signing of a Partnership Agreement (PA) with the Campbell Collaboration, effective February 2015. The PA provides a framework for the two organizations to work more cooperatively and effectively together in a number of areas of common interest.Cochrane has had close ties with the Campbell Collaboration since...
    Monday, February 16, 2015
  • Dear all,It has been a little while since we last updated on the project and now that 2014 has come to an end, it seems a good opportunity to relay some of the key events of the year and our plans for the future.As of the end of December 2014, 746 people have signed up; we've identified more than 4000 RCTs/q-RCTs, and screened 104,000 records!...
    Friday, January 30, 2015
  • I am delighted to announce the launch of Cochrane’s new website and organizational identity.We are excited to introduce our new name, ‘Cochrane’, and new logo design, which marries a subtle evolution of Cochrane’s old logo and traditional dark blue with the use of a secondary colour purple. Our new design demonstrates clear visual change without...
    Friday, January 30, 2015
  • Every Cochrane Review reflects both a substantial commitment of time and expertise on the part of the review author team and all the editors, information specialists and peer reviewers based at the relevant Cochrane Review Group. The work undertaken and the rigour of the process are both focused on ensuring that the best quality evidence from...
    Friday, January 30, 2015
  • Cochrane Review shows how a cheaper alternative to licensed drug for treating eye disease has similar side effectsNeovascular macular degeneration is a progressive and chronic disease of the eye, and a leading cause of blindness in older people globally.About one in 10 people with macular degeneration suffers legal blindness.In September 2014, a...
    Friday, January 30, 2015

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