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Each Cochrane podcast offers a short summary of a recent Cochrane review from the authors themselves. They have been recorded in more than 30 languages and are brief, allowing everyone from healthcare professionals to patients and families to hear the latest Cochrane evidence in under five minutes. Browse the podcasts or use the search box to look for something specific.

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Xpert Ultra compared to Xpert MTB/RIF for diagnosing pulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance in adults 14 Apr 2021
How accurate is chest imaging for diagnosing COVID-19? 13 Apr 2021
Opioids for newborns receiving mechanical ventilation 13 Apr 2021
How accurate are rapid tests for diagnosing COVID-19? 6 Apr 2021
What are the benefits and risks of using virtual reality in a healthcare setting to distract children from pain? 29 Mar 2021
Laparoscopic surgery for pain and infertility associated with endometriosis 25 Mar 2021
What type of heart and blood vessel problems complicate COVID-19 infections, how common are they and what other medical conditions do these patients have? 22 Mar 2021
How effective are initiatives that aim to speed up the diagnosis of brain tumours? 19 Mar 2021
Long-term effects of radiotherapy for glioma treatment on brain functioning 19 Mar 2021
Does stopping smoking improve mental health? 16 Mar 2021
What are the benefits and risks of using a tourniquet in knee replacement surgery? 2 Mar 2021
Can symptoms and medical examination accurately diagnose COVID-19? 23 Feb 2021
How accurate are tests (Xpert Ultra and Xpert MTB/RIF) for diagnosing tuberculosis outside the lungs (extrapulmonary tuberculosis) and rifampicin resistance? 23 Feb 2021
Vitamins and minerals for subfertility in women 11 Feb 2021
Remotely delivered information, training and support for informal caregivers of people with dementia 8 Feb 2021
What are the benefits and risks of giving corticosteroids to pregnant women at risk of premature birth? 29 Jan 2021
Treatment for breast engorgement (overfull, hard, painful breasts) in breastfeeding women 22 Jan 2021
Using pine bark supplements to help treat a variety of chronic diseases 21 Jan 2021
How accurate is chest ultrasonography compared to supine chest radiography for diagnosis of traumatic pneumothorax in the emergency department? 11 Jan 2021
Myofunctional therapy (oropharyngeal - mouth and throat - exercises) for people with obstructive sleep apnoea 11 Jan 2021
Probiotics for prevention of necrotising enterocolitis in very preterm or very low birthweight infants 11 Jan 2021
What is the best way to support resilience and mental well-being in frontline healthcare professionals during and after a pandemic? 8 Jan 2021
How accurate is chest imaging for diagnosing COVID-19? 7 Jan 2021
Growth factor-supplemented culture media for women undergoing assisted reproduction 9 Dec 2020
What are the benefits and risks of psychological therapies for adults with persistent and distressing pain that is neither cancer-related nor a headache? 16 Nov 2020
Interventions for renal vasculitis in adults 6 Nov 2020
What factors influence a person's decision whether or not to take part in a randomised trial? 5 Nov 2020
Which medicines work best to prevent people from being sick (vomiting) after an operation? 5 Nov 2020
Oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs compared with other oral pain killers for sprains, strains and bruises 5 Nov 2020
Do blood thinners prevent people who are hospitalised with COVID-19 from developing blood clots? 30 Oct 2020
How effective is screening for COVID-19? 27 Oct 2020
Psychological therapies for people with borderline personality disorder 26 Oct 2020
Is plasma from people who have recovered from COVID-19 an effective treatment for people with COVID-19? 20 Oct 2020
How effective is pelvic floor muscle training undertaken during pregnancy or after birth for preventing or treating incontinence? 9 Oct 2020
How accurate is chest imaging for diagnosing COVID-19? 5 Oct 2020
Does quarantine, alone or in combination with other public health measures, control coronavirus (COVID-19)? 29 Sep 2020
Can travel-related control measures contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic? 18 Sep 2020
Prolonged lung inflation for resuscitation of babies at birth 7 Sep 2020
Behavioural activation therapy for depression in adults 7 Aug 2020
Patient-initiated appointments for people with chronic conditions managed in hospital outpatient settings 7 Aug 2020
Health workers' perceptions and experiences of using mHealth technologies to deliver primary healthcare services: a qualitative evidence synthesis 6 Aug 2020
Plasma from people who have recovered from COVID-19 to treat individuals with COVID-19 6 Aug 2020
Interventions available during pandemics for heavy menstrual bleeding: an overview of Cochrane Reviews 6 Aug 2020
Exercise for dysmenorrhoea 3 Aug 2020
Interventions for helping older adults prescribed multiple medications to use and take their medications 16 Jul 2020
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement in people with severe aortic stenosis and low surgical risk 16 Jul 2020
Can symptoms and medical examination accurately diagnose COVID-19 disease? 9 Jul 2020
Keyhole (laparoscopic) surgery through the abdomen for treating urinary incontinence in women 10 Jun 2020
Video calls for reducing social isolation and loneliness in older people 5 Jun 2020
Enteral lactoferrin supplementation for prevention of sepsis and necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm infants 5 Jun 2020

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