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  • There is still time to register
    The deadline for standard registration for the 2019 Cochrane Colloquium is quickly approaching: it is this Thursday September 26th!Cochrane’s annual flagship event brings together hundreds of clinicians, health professionals, policy makers, researchers, patients, consumers and others to discuss and learn about the wide usage of Cochrane evidence...
    23 septiembre 2019
  • Cochrane Library Special Collection: Diagnosing dementia
    In clinical practice “Doctor, do I have dementia?” is an increasingly common question, but one that is often difficult to answer.  Accurate diagnosis is the first step in managing someone with cognitive concerns. Early diagnosis of a cognitive syndrome, if present, can allow people to make sense of their symptoms, and can help people plan their...
    19 septiembre 2019
  • Pre-Colloquium Events
    The two days prior to the official 2019 Cochrane Colloquium Scientific Program will see some exciting pre-Colloquium events!Starting off Colloquium festivities on Sunday, October 20, is the Student Satellite Event. Hosted and sponsored by the University of Valparaíso, this Satellite event will feature a wide range of international speakers,...
    18 septiembre 2019
  • Lead author, Vijaya Musini
    One of the earliest Cochrane Reviews on high blood pressure was first published in 1998, investigating treatments for the elderly. It was substantively updated for a second time in June 2019 and we asked the lead author, Vijaya Musini, from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver Canada to tell us about the evidence.High blood pressure or...
    18 septiembre 2019
  • 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 septiembre 2019
  • Angela Aldin, Research Associate, Cochrane Haematological Malignancies, University Hospital of Cologne, Germany
    Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) is one of the most common haematological malignancies in young adults and, with cure rates of 90%, has become curable for the majority of individuals. Positron emission tomography (PET) is an imaging tool used to monitor a tumour’s metabolic activity, stage and progression. Interim PET during chemotherapy has been posited as...
    11 septiembre 2019
  • Colloquium Scientific Program at a glance
    Cochrane Chile is thrilled to present highlights of this year’s Scientific Program! Cochrane’s annual flagship event brings together hundreds of clinicians, health professionals, policy makers, researchers, patients, consumers and others to discuss and learn about the wide usage of Cochrane evidence in health decision-making at all levels. This...
    11 septiembre 2019
  • The Global Evidence Summit 2021 will be held in October at O2 Universum, the brand new Multifunctional Cultural and Congress Centre in beautiful historic Prague
     Cochrane, JBI, Campbell Collaboration and Guidelines International Network are excited to announce the host of the Global Evidence Summit (GES) 2021 is the Czech National Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation (CEBHCKT). The Cochrane geographic Centre is a leading national umbrella institution for evidence-based healthcare...
    11 septiembre 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...
    11 septiembre 2019
  • Cochrane Back and Neck Reviews abracts receive high praise in recent study
    A recent study comparing low back pain systematic review abstracts to their full text was published in the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. Looking at 66 systematic reviews researchers found that 80% of abstracts presented spin and inconsistencies when compared to their full text. Nine of the systematic reviews investigated...
    10 septiembre 2019
  • #SantiagoColloquium - Let's get social!
    We are looking for content creator volunteers who would like to help share the work of Cochrane and extend our annual scientific conference materials and discussion beyond attendees to their social media followers. Cochrane Chile is hosting Cochrane’s Colloquium in Santiago, October 22-25, 2019. Cochrane’s Colloquium is an annual, global health...
    9 septiembre 2019
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Month
    September is  Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Month and is an excellent time to focus on the latest Cochrane evidence.Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a very common condition affecting 8% to 13% of women. Being overweight worsens all clinical features of PCOS. These clinical features include reproductive issues such as reduced frequency of...
    6 septiembre 2019
  • Come chat to us, get your questions answered, and learn more about Cochrane!
    The Cochrane Community Exhibition Stand has traditionally been a hub of activity and a gathering point for both members, staff, and for those new to Cochrane. Come chat to us, get your questions answered, and learn more about Cochrane! Our annual event, the Cochrane Colloquium, brings together members of the community, staff, and newcomers to...
    30 agosto 2019
  • A new special series of blogs and other resources from Cochrane UK
    Throughout August, the Cochrane UK team are running a new special series; ‘Maternity Matters’.
    Maternity Matters is series of blogs and other resources, including graphics and podcasts, sharing some of the latest evidence on women's and babies' health, from pregnancy through to the early days after birth. The series focuses on NHS priorities...
    29 agosto 2019
  • Podcast: The Skeptics' Guide to EM talks about Cochrane and Acute and Emergency Care Network
    The Skeptics’ Guide to Emergency Medicine (SGEM)  is a podcast with over 40,000 subscribers and is translated into four other languages. It is  open access with the goal of providing the most valid, reliable, and unbiased global source of currently clinically-relevant patient-centered emergency medicine information.Recently SGEM talked to Dr....
    28 agosto 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 agosto 2019
  • Cochrane urges the FDA to make CSRs publicly available
    This post was originally posted on the Cochrane Methods websiteIn January 2018, the FDA announced a pilot aimed at enhancing the transparency of the Agency's drug approval process and decisions. As part of the pilot, sponsors of up to nine drug applications to the FDA were asked, on a voluntary basis, if they would approve the public release of...
    22 agosto 2019
  • The ‘living guidelines approach’ uses a combination of ongoing literature surveillance to inform prioritization, rapid appraisal of the potential impacts of new evidence on recommendations and accelerated updating of high-priority Cochrane systematic reviews for high-priority questions.
     An article highlighting an innovative approach developed by WHO and Cochrane to ensure that global recommendations on maternal and perinatal health are up to date was recently published in BMJ Global Health.The Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group has a long-standing collaboration with WHO on the development and updating of Cochrane reviews...
    19 agosto 2019
  •  Watch films that introduce the teams, what has happened so far, and the ambitions for what is to come
    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.These films introduce the teams, what has happened so far, and the ambitions for what is to come.In these short films...
    14 agosto 2019
  • Chris Del Mar
    As many across the Cochrane community may be aware, Professor Chris Del Mar, Co-ordinating Editor of Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections and long-time Cochrane contributor, was involved in a serious surfing accident earlier this year. During one of his regular early morning surfing sessions on Australia’s Gold Coast, Chris sustained a very high...
    13 agosto 2019

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