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  • Cochrane's Early Career Professionals Cochrane Group
    The Early Career Professionals group aims to provide its members with opportunities to enhance their knowledge, skills, and expertise by providing a platform for international networking with early career professionals or other members in the Cochrane community. Though there is no one single definition of an ‘Early Career Professional/Researcher...
    30 November 2020
  • Readable,  clinically-focused, actionable answers to inform point-of-care decision-making for health professionals.
    Readable, clinically-focused, actionable answers to inform point-of-care decision-making for health professionals.  Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCAs) provide a readable, digestible, clinically-focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane Reviews. They are designed to be actionable and to inform point-of-care decision-making. Each CCA...
    30 November 2020
  • Global Evidence Summit (GES 2) – Postponed until 2 – 6 October 2023
    Dear Friends and Colleagues,

    It is with the deepest disappointment that we must confirm that as a result of the continued global spread and impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we have taken the decision to cancel the Global Evidence Summit (GES 2), due to be hosted in Prague between 5-8 October 2021.

    The Global Organizing...
    26 November 2020
  • A woman of color wearing glasses and her hair in a bun looks at a computer screen with headphones in
    Dr. Karla Soares-Weiser, Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library, will present at Brigham and Women's Hospital Surgical Grand Rounds on December 2, 2020, as part of the Professional Fulfillment Virtual Series. In the presentation, titled "Leadership, systematic reviews, and COVID: An international perspective", Dr. Soares-Weiser will reflect on...
    26 November 2020
  • 4 older people, two women and two men, are walking on a trail in the forest
    Special Collection: Physical activity for healthy ageing On 26th November 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) launched their guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour. This Special Collection curated by the Cochrane Campbell Global Ageing Partnership includes associated relevant topics addressing healthy ageing, aligning with...
    26 November 2020
  • A medical professional looks at a CT scan of the chest
    How accurate is chest imaging for diagnosing COVID-19? Why is this question important? People with suspected COVID-19 need to know quickly whether they are infected, so they can receive appropriate treatment, self-isolate, and inform close contacts. Currently, formal diagnosis of COVID-19 requires a laboratory test (RT-PCR) of nose and throat...
    26 November 2020
  • Person on laptop
    Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. The chances of having a stroke increase with age and older people also appear to suffer greater consequences from COVID-19. There may be a link between COVID-19 and new strokes, so healthcare professionals may be caring for people who have both COVID-19 and stroke. Cochrane Stroke heard...
    25 November 2020
  • Person using WeChat on phone at home
    China was the first country to identify COVID-19, but people didn’t know much about the virus in the early stages of the pandemic. To address this need for information, Cochrane China used the mobile telephone social media app WeChat to find out what doctors, nurses and members of the public wanted to know about COVID-19 and to share evidence with...
    24 November 2020
  • Mini worlds
    Cochrane published a rapid review about whether cleaning hands with ash reduces the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases in areas where soap is not widely available. It was important to get this evidence out widely, so Cochrane First Aid translated the rapid review findings into six languages. Cochrane First Aid worked with volunteers...
    24 November 2020
  • Artist take on Virus Cells
    Cochrane provides high-quality, relevant and up-to-date synthesized research evidence to inform health decisions. This page highlights the many ways that Cochrane has successfully responded to COVID-19 around the world. Click on any of the case studies below to find out more, and check back often as we continuously add and update new stories....
    24 November 2020
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    COVID-19 - resources and news Covid-19 Podcasts Cochrane vs COVId-19 case studies Let's get social - see Cochrane social media platforms and learn how you can earn Membership points  Cochrane Crowd - citizen scientist platform Cochrane Early Career Professional group - upcoming events Cochrane International Mobility Programme - vitural and in-...
    24 November 2020
  • Why is this question important?
    Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common form of skin cancer among people with white skin.

    BCC is not usually life‐threatening but if left untreated, it can cause important disfigurement, especially on the face.

    Surgical removal of the affected area and surrounding skin is usually the...
    23 November 2020
  • Cochrane in partnership: The World Health Organisation (WHO) Decade of Healthy Ageing
    In 2020, people aged 60 years or over outnumber children under 5 years, for the first time in history; and by 2050, it is estimated that there will be more than twice as many people over 60 as children under 5, and outnumber adolescents and young people aged 15–24 years. To mark this change in our global population The World Health Organisation (...
    23 November 2020
  • Person on public transportation wearing a mask
    An updated Cochrane review published today in the Cochrane Library summarizes randomized trial evidence about face masks, hand washing and physical distancing to interrupt or reduce the spread of respiratory viruses. The review will inform revised guidance due to be released by the World Health Organisation.  Lisa Bero, Cochrane Public Health and...
    20 November 2020
  • COVID-19 data artist concept illustration
    Reducing the transmission of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a global priority. Toward this end, public health officials and politicians across the world have been seeking scientific expertise to guide policy. In response, investigators have rushed to share new results on preprint servers, and journals have expedited editorial and peer...
    20 November 2020
  • A researcher wearing gloves and a white coat holds up tubes of blood for testing
    What are routine laboratory tests? Routine laboratory tests are blood tests that assess the health status of a patient. Tests include counts of different types of white blood cells (these help the body fight infection), and detection of markers (proteins) that indicate organ damage, and general inflammation. These tests are widely available and in...
    19 November 2020
  • newborn on mom's chest
    Cochrane Review: Early skin‐to‐skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants In 2016, Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth published a systematic review looking at if skin-to-skin contact improved breastfeeding rates and helped babies adjust to the outside world. They looked at the results of 46 studies which included almost 4000 mothers...
    18 November 2020
  • Get Social with Cochrane!
    We aim to put Cochrane evidence at the heart of health decision-making all over the world. This not only means producing high-quality and relevant systematic reviews but making sure that our evidence is accessible and advocating for evidence. Join us on social media to learn more about the work we do, our community, and the health evidence we...
    18 November 2020
  • Why is this review important?
    Many children and young people experience problems with anxiety. Children and young people with anxiety disorders are more likely than their peers to have difficulty with friendships, family life, and school, and to develop mental health problems later in life. Therapies such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT...
    16 November 2020
  • African woman types on a laptop computer at home while smiling at the screen
    Cochrane needs your help to find studies related to COVID-19. Anyone can join this task citizen scientist task. To join, simply head over to Cochrane Crowd and once logged in, you will see the task in your task dashboard. The task is supported by an interactive training module that will guide you through the different types of studies we are...
    16 November 2020


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