Ausgewählte Reviews und Pressemitteilungen
 

Ausgewählte Reviews und Pressemitteilungen

  • Podcast: Effects of starting antiretroviral therapy within one week of diagnosis on people living with HIV
    Among the dozens of Cochrane Reviews of various treatments for people with HIV or AIDS, are some that look more at how the treatments should be used, rather than the treatments themselves. One of these examines the timing of the start of treatment, and it was published in June 2019. Lead author, Alberto Mateo from the Liverpool School of Tropical...
    13 September 2019
  • Treating school children with drugs to kill soil - transmitted worms
    In 2015 Cochrane published a review on this topic, which has now been updated to include six new trials, additional data from included trials, and addresses comments and criticisms.Global Advocacy organisations claim routine deworming of all school children at regular intervals with deworming drugs in areas where helminth infection is common has...
    11 September 2019
  • https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD012573.pub3/full
    In this article, lead author Dr Gareth Hollands from the Behaviour and Health Research Unit, University of Cambridge, summarizes some of the key messages from 'Altering the availability or proximity of food, alcohol, and tobacco products to change their selection and consumption'  published by Cochrane Public Health.Would you be less likely to buy...
    27 August 2019
  • Podcast: Use of computer or robotic technology to assist surgeons in performing gynaecological surgery
    Recent developments allow surgeons to do operations remotely by guiding mechanical arms, rather than needing to be next to the patient. This is called robot-assisted surgery and the Cochrane Review of its use in gynaecological surgery was updated in October 2018. Theresa Lawrie from the Cochrane Gynaecology, Neuro-oncology and Orphan Cancer Group...
    9 August 2019
  • Podcast: Assisted reproductive technology: an overview of Cochrane Reviews
    Cochrane Overviews bring together the findings from multiple reviews and one of the largest, first published in September 2013, was updated and republished in May 2018. Cindy Farquhar, from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Auckland in New Zealand describes this enormous volume of evidence for assisted reproduction...
    7 August 2019
  • Financial conflicts of interest in systematic reviews
    The Cochrane Review 'Financial conflicts of interest in systematic reviews: associations with results, conclusions, and methodological quality' has recently published. We talked to author Camilla Hansen to learn what the latest evidence says and why it is important.Can you please tell us about this Cochrane Review?"Systematic reviews summarise...
    7 August 2019
  • Podcast: Support during pregnancy for women at increased risk of low birthweight babies
    The Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group has produced more than 600 reviews and one of its first from 1995 looked at the effects of providing support during pregnancy for women at increased risk of having a low birthweight baby. The review underwent another update in April 2019 and we asked a new member of the research team, Christine East from...
    1 August 2019
  • Podcast: Psychosocial support for informal caregivers of people living with cancer
    The rising incidence of cancer and successes in its treatment mean that an ever increasing number of people are living with cancer. This is leading to the involvement of more and more informal caregivers in their care. In a new Cochrane Review from June 2019, Charlene Treanor from the Centre for Public Health in Queen’s University Belfast in...
    26 Juli 2019
  • Author interview on the evidence for screening for malignant melanoma
     The Cochrane Review 'Screening for reducing morbidity and mortality in malignant melanoma' has been recently updated.  We talked to Cochrane  author  Karsten Juhl Jørgensen to learn what the latest evidence says and why it is important. Can you tell us about this Cochrane Review?We reviewed the evidence for the benefits and harms of screening for...
    19 Juli 2019
  • Featured Review: Electric fans during heatwaves
    The Cochrane Review 'Electric fans for reducing adverse health impacts in heatwaves' is being turned to for advice on dealing with recent heatwaves. We talked to lead author, Mike Clarke, to learn if the evidence says that the use of electric fans contribute to or impede heat loss during a heatwave.Why is this Cochrane Review so important? Isn’t...
    18 Juli 2019

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