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  • 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
  • A series of papers highlighting innovative work carried out by the Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group and the World Health Organization
    A series of papers highlighting innovative work carried out by the Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group and the World Health Organization on using reviews of qualitative research in guideline development processes has been published in Health Research Policy and Systems.Cochrane is a non-governmental organization in official...
    8 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...
    7 August 2019
  • Meet Audrey and Eve; Network Support Fellows
    Cochrane is made up of 11,000 members and over 67,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in...
    5 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
  • Cochrane talks about how we are trying to  keep pace with fast-moving research field
    A recent article in Nature, 'Out of date before it's published', looked at how we are keeping pace with fast-moving research fields. It featured the work of Cochrane to increase the speed and efficiency of Cochrane systematic review production.Julian Elliott co-leader of Project Transform, discussed the need for the latest health evidence to be...
    1 August 2019
  • Breastfeeding: evidence on effective support and enablers for mothers and their babie
    The 1-7 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. In 2017 the Cochrane Library published a...
    1 August 2019
  • Cochrane's 30 under 30: Selena Ryan-Vig
    Cochrane is made up of 11,000 members and over 67,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in...
    30 Juli 2019
  • Introducing the Cochrane Abdomen and Endocrine Network.
    Cochrane has created eight new Networks of Cochrane Review Groups responsible for the efficient and timely production of high-quality systematic reviews that address the research questions that are most important to decision makers.In this short film we focus on the Cochrane Abdomen and Endocrine Network. This film introduces the team, what has...
    29 Juli 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
  • Professor Julian Higgins receives the 2019 Extraordinary Service Award
    Here at Cochrane we are delighted to hear that Professor Julian Higgins has received the 2019 Extraordinary Service Award at the Society for Research Synthesis Methodology 2019 Annual Meeting.

    The Extraordinary Service Award (also called the Shadish Award) is named for Professor William Shadish and recognizes an individual who has made...
    25 Juli 2019
  • At its teleconference on 10 July, the Governing Board voted unanimously to appoint Catherine Marshall as its new Co-Chair from 1 September 2019. Catherine will work alongside fellow Co-Chair Martin Burton, and replace Marguerite Koster, who is stepping down from the role after one year due to increased commitments in her job at Kaiser Permanente,...
    25 Juli 2019
  • Fighting bad Science in Austria - BMJ Podcast - Medizin-Transparent
    The British Medical Journal 'Talk Medicine' podcast recently featured the work of Medizin-Transparent in the Podcast "Fighting bad science in Austria". Gerald Gartlehner, Director of Cochrane Austria, explains how Medizin-Transparent works.Medizin-Transparent.at tests the truth of medical statements made in the media in order to support readers,...
    23 Juli 2019
  • Cochrane launches Cochrane’s Evidence Essentials
    New online learning is now freely available to anyone who is interested in an introduction to Evidence Based Medicine, Cochrane evidence and how to use it.Cochrane is delighted to announce the launch of four, free, online learning modules, Cochrane Evidence Essentials. Written from the perspective of a healthcare consumer and co-created with...
    23 Juli 2019
  • Cochrane UK’s outreach programme
    Since 2016 Cochrane UK has been visiting secondary schools in and around Oxford to talk about Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) and its relevance in our everyday lives. They started with visiting an after-school Science Club and now boast a growing portfolio of schools who welcome them into their classrooms.  
    Cochrane UK  have taught pupils from...
    22 Juli 2019
  • Early Bird Colloquium Registration Deadline: July 25
    The Cochrane Colloquium is Cochrane’s flagship annual event that is a great opportunity to meet and network with Cochrane contributors and users globally and to learn more about the wide usage of Cochrane evidence in health decision-making at all levels. This year, the 26th Cochrane Colloquium will take place in the vibrant city of Santiago, Chile...
    22 Juli 2019
  • Cochrane has created eight new Networks of Cochrane Review Groups responsible for the efficient and timely production of high-quality systematic reviews that address the research questions that are most important to decision makers.In this short film we focus on the Cochrane Cancer Network. This film introduces the team, what has happened so far,...
    22 Juli 2019
  • Meet Imen - Research Associate
    Cochrane is made up of 11,000 members and over 67,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in...
    22 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...
    19 Juli 2019

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