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  • Different People, Men and Women, Head profiles pattern
    Migrants who have been forced to leave their home, such as refugees, asylum seekers, and internally displaced persons (IDP), are likely to experience stressors which may lead to mental health problems. The efficacy of interventions for mental health promotion, prevention, and treatment may differ in this population. A recent systematic review from...
    28 Oktober 2020
  • Cochrane CEO Mark Wilson and members of Cochrane Malaysia stand together for a photo
    Cochrane is delighted to announce that the Cochrane Library is now freely available to health decision-makers across Malaysia. Thanks to the successful partnership between Cochrane Malaysia, Wiley, and researchers from the National Institutes of Health within the Malaysian Ministry of Health, the world-renowned Cochrane Library launches across the...
    28 Oktober 2020
  • Headshot of Dr. Peter Tugwell
    The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Barer-Flood Prize recognizes an exceptional researcher who has created a seminal body of work that has had a substantial impact on health services and policy research, policy, and/or care delivery. Dr. Peter Tugwell is a Professor at the University of Ottawa in the Faculty of Medicine and the...
    27 Oktober 2020
  • Joining an Instagram Live
    To mark the recent World Evidence-based Healthcare Day, Registered Nurse Penny Blunden (BN, MNursAP) spoke to her 21,000 followers on @Sick.Happens in an Instagram Live about Cochrane work and the importance of good quality evidence. This chat was aimed about parents interested in health evidence – we caught up with her to ask her more. Hi Penny...
    27 Oktober 2020
  • Updated review: How effective is quarantine alone or in combination with other public health measures to control coronavirus (COVID-19)?
    Cochrane has published an update to the Rapid Review assessing the effectiveness of quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic Updated 27 Oct with a new visual abstract

    The updated review summarizes evidence available from studies that show how quarantine affects the spread of COVID-19. The studies included in the review consistently...
    27 Oktober 2020
  • Image of red coronavirus
    As part of the inaugural World Evidence Based Healthcare Day on Tuesday 20 October, 2020, Cochrane hosted an online panel session with Dr. Karla Soares-Weiser, Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library, Dr. John Grove, Director of the Quality Assurance, Norms and Standards Department within the World Health Organization (WHO) Science Division, and...
    21 Oktober 2020
  • an Asian woman lies on an operating table and a physician puts a breathing mask over her face
    Which medicines work best to stop people from being sick (vomiting) after an operation? Why are people sick after an operation? Feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting) is a common unwanted effect of general anaesthesia—medicine that makes people unconscious and unresponsive so they don't move or feel pain during an operation. Most unwanted...
    20 Oktober 2020
  • A large group of Cochrane Rehab members look up at an overhead camera
    Cochrane Rehabilitation has received an award from AMLAR (America Latina Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Association) and the University of Antioquia's Evidence Based Medicine Group for blogshot translations in Spanish.  Cochrane Rehabilitation, one of 13 Cochrane Fields, has been producing blogshots for all new Cochrane Reviews published in...
    16 Oktober 2020
  • Special Collection: In vitro fertilisation – effectiveness of add-ons
    Special Collection: In vitro fertilisation - effectiveness of add-ons  Infertility affects as many as 1 in 7 couples. Many of these people turn to fertility treatments for help. In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is generally considered the most advanced treatment option, and is recommended in many cases, regardless of the cause of subfertility....
    16 Oktober 2020
  • Doing a medical check
    The inaugural World Evidence-based Healthcare (EBHC) Day will be held on 20 October 2020 and spotlights the global impact of EBHC on health research, policy, practice and patient outcomes. This year’s theme is ‘from evidence to impact’. Cochrane and six global leaders in evidence-based healthcare, led by JBI, are coordinating the worldwide...
    16 Oktober 2020
  • Wearing a mask while getting a temperature check
    UPDATED October 16th with a visual abstract  How effective is screening for COVID-19? Why does screening matter? Screening aims to identify a condition in people who may not be showing any symptoms. Some people may have the COVID-19 virus but appear healthy or have only mild symptoms. It is important to identify infected people so they can stay...
    16 Oktober 2020
  • A small group of people who are smiling sit around a table and talk
    Cochrane is in the final year of its multi-year strategic plan, Strategy to 2020.  Strategy to 2020 has set in motion transformational change in the way Cochrane works at all levels of the organization with the aim of giving us the best chance to achieve our mission. Goal 4 of Strategy to 2020 challenged us to be a diverse, inclusive, and...
    15 Oktober 2020
  • Dentist with patient
    Recall intervals for oral health in primary care patients Lead author Patrick Fee explains, “This research is valuable when considering the significant impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic and its effect on dental services worldwide, limiting patient access for dental treatment. Patient access to dental care may remain limited for some time....
    15 Oktober 2020
  • Updated Cochrane Review shows electronic cigarettes can help people quit smoking, but more evidence is needed on long-term harms Newly updated Cochrane evidence published today in the Cochrane Library finds that electronic cigarettes containing nicotine could increase the number of people who stop smoking compared to nicotine replacement therapy...
    14 Oktober 2020
  • Cochrane is pleased to announce that our revised Conflict of Interest Policy for Cochrane Library Content has taken effect as of today, October 14, 2020.  The revised Policy now applies to all reviews registered from today and to any updates where work began after today. A Conflict of Interest portal has been set up at http://conflictofinterest....
    14 Oktober 2020
  • Image of an empty dental chair with dental instruments next to it
    Review: Interventions to reduce contaminated aerosols produced during dental procedures for preventing infectious diseases Why is this question important? Most dental care procedures create tiny drops of liquid that float in the air, called aerosols. For example, to remove the film of bacteria (plaque) that builds on teeth, dentists use scaling...
    13 Oktober 2020
  • Illustration of someone reaching out for help
    Every year on 10 October many organisations, including the World Health Organisation (WHO), recognise World Mental Health Day. The objective is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health. This year’s theme, set by the World Federation for Mental Health, is ‘Mental Health for All’....
    9 Oktober 2020
  • Cochrane launches a new guide for choosing images for sharing evidence
    Today Cochrane launches new guidance to help people select images to share alongside Cochrane evidence. You can read more in ‘Choosing images for sharing evidence: new guidance from Cochrane'

    Knowledge Translation (KT) in Cochrane is pleased to announce the launch of ‘Choosing images for sharing evidence: a guide’ - a new resource...
    6 Oktober 2020
  • Two heads talking
    Cochrane Review: Psychological and social interventions for the prevention of mental disorders in people living in low‐ and middle‐income countries affected by humanitarian crises Mental health disorders are among the leading contributors to all years lived with disability. Prevention strategies offer new possibilities to reduce their disease...
    5 Oktober 2020
  • Group of stakeholders talking about healthcare edvidence
    Generating a culture of evidence means creating an environment in which evidence is always an important part of health-care decision making; it's valued, understood, and used. In a culture of evidence, Cochrane can and does have an impact beyond the world of research. We work closely with our partners to focus our work on the most  important...
    5 Oktober 2020

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